April 17, Noon - 1:20 p.m., SE 457
"Near-Surface Geophysical Studies in Karst and Volcanoes," presented by Sarah Kruse, School of Geosciences, University of South Florida.
Distinguished Lecturer Series
April 17, Lunch: 1:15 - 2 p.m., Seminar: 2 - 3 p.m. in BC 128.
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine Distinguished Lecturer Series wraps up its first leg with the following lecture: "Statistical Association and Causation: Contributions of Different Types of Evidence" presented by Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., First Sir Richard Doll Professor and Senior Academic Advisor to the Dean. For more information, contact Sara Greene at 561-297-2984.
College of Medicine Seminar
April 17, College of Medicine
Talk Location: BC 128
Reception: College of Medicine Front Lobby
Reception: 1:15 - 2 p.m.
Talk: 2 - 3 p.m.
Discussion: 2:45 - 3 p.m.
Networking: 3 - 4 p.m.
Presenter: Charles Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Talk Title: Statistical Association and Causation: Contributions of Different Types of Evidence
Boca Raton "Town/Gown" Relationship Presentation
April 20, 3:30 - 5 p.m., School of Urban and Regional Planning, Visual Planning Technology Classroom, Social Science Building, Room 276
At President John Kelly's request, graduate students in the School of Urban and Regional Planning Project class give four presentations on the Boca Raton-FAU "Town/Gown" relationship. Details here.
National Research Council Workshop: Performance Standards in the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
April 20-21, 2915, Washington D.C.
Experts discuss performance standards and how they might be improved to conform with today's experimental environment. If you plan to attend, you are encouraged to take a brief
to indicate topics you would like to learn about. Register
Community Redevelopment Agencies in Miami-Dade: Past, Present and Future
April 21, Miami Center for Urban Design, 6 - 9 p.m.
Four FAU School of Urban and Regional Planning students will present the results of their Spring 2015 research alongside two Miami-Dade County Commissioners and the former head of the Beacon Council. See flier for details.
The U.S Navy and an Ever Changing Earth
April 22, 7 p.m., Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
FAU welcomes Rear Admiral Jonathan W. White, Oceanographer and Navigator of the U.S. Navy and director of the Navy's Task Force on Climate Change, for a special guest lecture. Contact Carin Smith at 772-242-2230 or email@example.com for more information.
Does the Public Trust Science? A Workshop
May 5 - 6, Webcast and Meeting at 2101 Constitution Avenue N.W., Lecture Room, Washington, D.C.
The National Academy of Sciences is hosting a two-day workshop to explore what the elements of trust are and how trust is built, maintained or lost. Topics will include synthetic biology, vaccines and screening for breast cancer. Register here.
National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment Seeks Session Proposals
Proposals Due: May 15, Conference: Jan. 26-28
The 16th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment brings together more than 1,000 leaders in science, engineering, policy, governance, business, education and civil society to work across traditional boundaries and advance integrated solutions. For details, click here.
American Wind Energy Association Conference
May 18 - 21, Orlando, FL
As wind power rapidly emerges as a key player in the new energy dynamic, learn key facts, statistics and market information about the U.S. wind energy industry. Click here to view the full schedule.
Florida Energy Systems Consortium (FESC) Workshop
May 20 - 21, Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside
The FESC Workshop showcases pioneering research, education and outreach programs that focus on Florida's sustainable energy future. The program features internationally renowned speakers, presentations and posters highlighting work leading to alternative energy strategies, improved energy efficiency, workforce development and economic development. Details and registration here. Read the call for student posters 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
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.
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.