Tag: FIU in DC

2017 Engineering Deans Council Public Policy Colloquium (PPC)

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

Critical Mass: Young Adult Cancer Alliance honors Congr. Ros-Lehtinen

Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance invites you to join us to celebrate our first year in Washington, DC.  

Learn about what Critical Mass has been up to this year and how we plan to transform adolescent and young adult cancer care in the United States.

Recognizing the Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Future of the Workplace Fly-In

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,

• Communications,

• 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. 

eMerge Americas Cybersecurity Rendezvous

Join us as we celebrate the opening of eMerge Americas Washington DC office with Miami-inspired cocktails and light bites on November 9th from 5:30 – 7:30pm.
 
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. 

Congressional briefing: Research Contributions of Early Career Investigations in the Sciences of the Mind, Brain, and Behavior.

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. 

Featuring: 

Bethany Reeb-Sutherland, PhD- Florida International University

Early Risk Factors in the Development of Autism and Anxiety

 

Congressional Briefing featuring Early Career Scientist from FIU

BACKGROUND

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.

LOCATION

Rayburn House Office Building – Room 2044

SPEAKERS 

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

Federal Tech/Cyber Hiring and Recruitment Event

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