Florida International University's Global Health Consortium
May 20-22, 2015, FIU Modesto A. Madique Campus
This consortium presents updates and opportunities on immunizations, infection control, prevention strategies, zoonotic infectious diseases and recent outbreaks. Current approaches to emerging health challenges across the globe will be presented. The event is free but registration is required. To register and for more information, click here.
Qualitative Methods for Public Health: An Overview and Introduction
Webinar: 1 - 2:30 p.m. May 27, 2015
The Maternal Child Health Research Program hosts this webinar with Hannah Cooper, Sc.D., Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University. It's meant to teach participants how to critically assess the strengths and weakness of qualitative research papers and evaluation projects, and how to contribute to the development those projects and research. Register here.
Raising Capital for Biotech Ventures in Florida
May 28, 2015 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Scripps Florida
Connect with life science executives, entrepreneurs and researchers, students and service providers. The main lecture will be Advancing Drug Discovery with Todd A. Huffman, Ph.D. of Scripps Research Institute. Registration and event details here. View the flier to learn more about this event. Register here.
Aquatic Ecosystem Health Conference
May 30 - June 4, Gainesville
The Third International Symposium on Ranaviruses is the first of two back-to-back conferences. The Fifth Florida Marine Mammal Conference is June 2 - 4. These conferences focus on aquatic ecosystem health issues effecting aquatic species in Florida. Read more details.
2015 NSF Day Conference
June 1-2, Tampa, FL
Webinar: The Future Of Mineral Resources And The Products That Require Their Capabilities
1 - 2 p.m., June 5, 2015
The National Academies' Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable speakers will discuss supply and demand for materials across the periodic table. They will cover scarce materials in terms of availability, usage, and life-cycle and the progress in implementing a risk reduction plan. A Q&A session will follow. Register here.
BioFlorida Communications Webinar
Noon - 1 p.m. June 10, 2015
Learn seven ways to present breakthrough communications. Led by the Founder and CEO of Moore Communications, expected takeaways are how to: gain traction with your story, become a thought leader and develop champions. Evite here, register here.
Science in Japan Forum: Marine Biology
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m, June 12, 2015, Washington, D.C
Leading researchers in marine biology from Japan and the U.S. will showcase recent insights into ocean life - from microscopic bacteria to whales. View the flier for more information and to register.
Global Ocean Science Education Workshop
June 26-27, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography
The two-day workshop will bring together ocean scientists and ocean educators from across the globe. It will provide a forum for discussing research and education issues, such as the leveraging of international ocean science research in education initiatives. More details and registration here.
New Perspectives in Mentoring Conference
Oct. 20-23, 2015, New Mexico Proposals due: May 15, 2015
The 8th Annual conference hosted by the Mentoring Institute at the University Of New Mexico is looking for proposals in the field of developmental relationships, that are supported by theory and research and which demonstrate ideas that are applicable to the conference theme. Read the call for proposals here.
Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation and Realization Conference
November 11 - 14, California
The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI), a project of the National Academy of Sciences, invites applications for this conference. 60 applicants will be selected to attend. Details here.
2015 NAKFI Conference
November 12-14, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, California
The 2015 NAFKI Conference "Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation, & Realization" will explore how arts, design, sciences, engineering, and medicine can stimulate a renaissance of innovation that solves real-world problems. Click here for more details and to register.