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Important Link: https://www.amwa.net/event/2018-water-policy-conference
The Public Policy Colloquium of the ASEE Engineering Deans Council has a dual role: to strengthen the discussion of engineering education and research issues between the deans of engineering and key public policy makers, and to enable the deans to refine their public policy agenda.
Important link: https://www.asee.org/conferences-and-events/conferences/ppc/2017
The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) invites you to join us at our Congressional Briefing on Disaster Preparedness & Response: Working together in support of public health, on November 15, 2017, in Washington D.C. Further details to follow!
FIU in DC’s “The Future of [ ] Fly-in Series” aims to prepare high-promising FIU student leaders to become informed, engaged innovators in the workplace and beyond through a rich learning experience curated in Washington, DC.
The program aims to foster a culture of learning as key to ongoing personal and professional development by exploring various thematic areas. With a heavy emphasis on a specific issue area each iteration, the fly-in will aim to bring together students and faculty from the lenses of:
• Advocacy & Policy,
• Research, and
• Corporate and Small Business
Working across disciplines, the student delegation will not only learn and explore the designated thematic area in terms of career exploration, advocacy within the issue, communications, and relevant policy issues, but also work to find solutions and innovative approaches to challenges facing it via a “hackathon” modeled approach.
The Rendezvous will include a discussion on Cyber Security with distinguished guests from Cyxtera Technologies, Florida International University, Virtru and New America.
Visit emergeamericas.com to get a first glimpse of what you can expect this April in Miami Beach, the Gateway to the Americas. eMerge Americas is the premier technology conference connecting North America, Latin America and Europe. eMerge Americas will take place April 23 & 24, 2018 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
The Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS) cordially invites you to a Congressional briefing on Research Contributions of Ealy Career Investigations in the Sciences of the Mind, Brain, and Behavior.
Through its Early Career Impact Awards, FABBS recognizes scientists who are in the early stages (first 10 years post-PhD) of their professional careers, these contributions to sciences of mind, brain, and behavior and have also worked to share their research with the public through outreach in their communities, blogs, or social media.
Bethany Reeb-Sutherland, PhD- Florida International University
Early Risk Factors in the Development of Autism and Anxiety
Through its Early Career Impact Awards, FABBS recognizes scientists who are in the early stages (first 10 years post-PhD) of their professional careers and have shown promise as a leading researcher. In their brief careers, these investigators have made noteworthy contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior and have also worked to share their research with the public through outreach in their communities, blogs, or social media. Through flash presentations, the scientists will describe their research, why it’s important, and how federal support has been instrumental in their research careers so far.
Rayburn House Office Building – Room 2044
Alexandra Burt, PhD – Michigan State University
Gene-Environmental influences on Brain and Behavior
Ayse P. Gurses, PhD – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Improving Patient Safety in Medical Settings
Greg Hajcak, PhD – Florida State University
Exploring Individual Differences in the Brain to Understand Anxiety and Depression
Panayiota Kendeou, PhD – University of Minnesota
Educational Technology for Teaching Reasoning and Reading Skills in Education
Bethany Reeb-Sutherland, PhD – Florida International University
Early Risk Factors in the Development of Autism and Anxiety
The Chief Information Officers Council (CIOC) is pleased to sponsor the first-ever, government-wide Federal Tech and Cyber Hiring and Recruitment Event at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, Maryland.
The Federal Government is seeking top information technology and cybersecurity talent to fill hundreds of positions needed to modernize legacy IT and strengthen the cybersecurity of federal networks and critical infrastructure across our nation.
Over twenty federal agencies will be collectively recruiting, interviewing and hiring candidates on-the-spot in a streamlined hiring process. Additionally, participants will have access to free training seminars that will cover resume writing, interviewing, and applying to federal positions.
Eventbrite registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/federal-techcyber-hiring-and-recruitment-event-november-6-and-7-2017-tickets-36812803085?aff=es2
Public link: https://fiuconnect.adobeconnect.com/ciainterviewskills (please connect at 2pm on the day)
As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico continue their recovery efforts following a series of particularly devastating hurricanes, The Hill will sit down with HUD Secretary Ben Carson for a conversation on housing needs in hurricane-ravaged regions and the kind of support his department is providing to displaced families.
The discussion will also touch on the department’s efforts to strengthen the country’s housing market, priorities for the agency and policy initiatives that can make housing affordable for those who need it the most.
Registration Link: https://futureofhousing.splashthat.com/?gz=none
On, FIU in DC will be hosting a unique conversation about resilience in Miami Dade County as part of the Miami Foundations My Miami Story initiative. Serving as our university’s bridge to federal resources and influence, we will be assembling a multi-disciplinary group of stakeholders with ties to Miami and a genuine interest to see our country be more resilient. We are thankful to be a leader in this conversation, both in Washington D.C. and back at home, through our post-storm damage assessments and recommendations.
The conversation will be recorded live and uploaded to our FB page. We will be posting more information on this as the month progresses.
Public link: https://fiuconnect.adobeconnect.com/resumetips (please connect at exactly 2pm)