The 2017 Golden Goose Award Ceremony and Reception honors three teams of distinguished researchers whose seemingly silly, odd, or obscure fundamental scientific research has led to significant, unanticipated impacts on society.
Dr. Atorad Azizinamini, Professor and Chair of the Structural and Bridge Engineering division, will be speaking to national infrastructure stakeholders on accelerated bridge construction.
Mayor Muriel Bowser, Council Chairman Phil Mendelson
and the Council of the District of Columbia cordially invite you and a guest to the Washington Leadership Reception in recognition of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference.
Eventbrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mayor-muriel-bowsers-cbc-washington-leadership-reception-tickets-36489217231
Chairman Dave Brat has scheduled a hearing of the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access titled, “Examining the Small Business Labor Market.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 7, 2017 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
The hearing will provide the Committee with an opportunity to understand recent trends in the labor market and how they affect small businesses. This hearing will also examine how current challenges locating and retaining employees with the proper skills affect the ability of small businesses to operate and expand in order to grow the American economy.
Important Link: https://smallbusiness.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=400222
The 9th AIDF Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit will provide an update on emergency procurement, disaster resilience, refugee crisis, data & ICT strategy, innovations in humanitarian logistics, health & WASH. The Summit will expand its scope beyond disaster relief to look into emerging global challenges and opportunities in international development.
The purpose of this hearing is to provide members the opportunity to hear from witnesses who have studied the issues of cyber security workforce recruitment and retention, as well as those who have had instituted successful recruitment and retention programs for their own workforce.
Important Link: https://homeland.house.gov/hearing/challenges-recruiting-retaining-cybersecurity-workforce/
Each year, the FIU in DC Alumni Association hosts a fun and delicious barbecue! Come on over to meet FIU alumni who have found career success and make some great connections.
Join us for a fantastic panel of major media representatives to discuss how national media is shifting the way in which it’s reporting the news. We all know the rise of Fake News, talk of Alt. Facts, and concerns for Free Speech are making a shift, and it’s important to know how and why.