Roundtables

Request for stakeholder feedback on the scope and inputs of the analysis of net zero emissions pathways

Recent documents published Alberta’s electricity sector is undergoing significant change. This change is driven by multiple factors within the power system and beyond. New technologies, carbon policy, widespread electrification and a societal desire for cleaner forms of energy are creating substantial and rapid changes throughout the electricity value chain, from …

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AG Bonta State Talks Housing Crisis With Residents Of Modesto

California Attorney General Rob Bonta addresses community members at the King-Kennedy Memorial Center in southwest Modesto on December 13, 2021. Kristina karisch [email protected] In a community talk Monday night about the statewide housing crisis, a Modesto resident said she knew people who, unable to afford anything more, rent and live …

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Five African countries shine a light on renewable energies by proposing powerful investment projects in the energy market in Africa

Five African countries presented their investment cases at the recent Africa Energy Marketplace, which brought together governments, the private sector and development partners to highlight strategic projects and key energy sector reforms. Country pitches also highlighted the importance of renewable resources among their top priorities. The theme of Africa’s Fifth …

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Val Demings Stops At Cuban Cafe In West Tampa, Talks About Latin American Voting, Sings Happy Birthday

Bella canasi had a lot of birthdays. Saturday was his 93rd. And like most Saturdays, the Cuban-born Canasi who has lived in Tampa since 1961, sat at a long table at Arco Iris Restaurant and Cafe in West Tampa with her family, sometimes five generations, for a café con leche. …

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In Bob Dole’s Legacy, McGovern Sees What Congress Can Do To End Hunger | News

WASHINGTON – For Massachusetts Democrat Jim McGovern, the Sunday death of former Senator Bob Dole marks the loss of not only a lawmaker who left his mark on a cause McGovern has made his own, but also someone willing to work with an ideological opposed to doing so. McGovern often …

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Sargodha University, others organize a round table

SARGODHA – The Sargodha University Research and Commercialization Office, in collaboration with the Pakistan Research Center for a Community with Shared Future (ICSF), Communication University of China, hosted a panel discussion on the Chinese Premier’s vision Xi Jinping: a community with a shared future in contemporary times’ at the Auditorium …

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For second week in a row, Lightfoot leaves town on business, fundraising trip

For the second week in a row, Mayor Lori Lightfoot leaves Chicago on an out-of-town trip that mixes business and fundraising. Last week, Lightfoot was on a lobbying / fundraising trip to Washington, DC. She missed a special city council meeting where rival Latino and black caucuses missed the December …

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Remembering Syracuse Basketball Pioneer Manny Breland: “It’s Amazing How Many People He Had To Impact”

Syracuse, NY – As a longtime educator, principal and coach, Manny Breland has made an impact on the lives of those he has taught, coached and mentored. As the first black player to earn a basketball scholarship to Syracuse University, where he played from 1952 to 1957, Breland paved the …

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Tech giants recruit moms and pop stores as antitrust allies

Online platforms have made Mimi Striplin’s dream of selling handmade jewelry possible. Initially selling her earrings and handbags on Etsy Inc., Striplin built up enough customer base to quit her daily job, market her products on Facebook, and eventually open a store on Spring Street in Charleston, SC, where new …

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RJ Simpson: Update on Key Departmental Initiatives

Check against delivery Mr. Speaker, this government is committed to transforming our education system in order to improve the lives of all of our citizens. The Department of Education, Culture and Employment has some exciting initiatives that have been undertaken in collaboration with partners in education, industry, Indigenous governments and …

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Fair play: AFCA to make some adjustments after positive start – Analysis – Insurance News

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) received a generally positive track record after its first review of the Treasury, with recommendations to refine it and keep it on track rather than requiring major changes. The critical question posed in the review was whether AFCA is fulfilling its role in a …

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Launch of 4 new Ganga Connect chapters for UK river rejuvenation

virtual roundtable with prominent members of the Indian diaspora in the UK earlier this week.” width=”620″ height=”413″/>Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and NMCG Generation Director Rajiv Ranjan Mishra also hosted a virtual roundtable with prominent members of the Indian diaspora in the UK earlier this week. The National Mission …

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New California’s ‘strike force’ gives weight to state housing laws – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry

Governor Gavin Newsom (file photo) To advance housing access, affordability and equity, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced earlier this month the creation of a Housing Strike Force. The team, housed within the California Department of Justice (Cal DOJ) was tasked with enforcing California housing laws that cities across the …

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State and local authorities respond to Texas governor and Samsung joint announcement

Local and state officials have made statements welcoming Samsung to Taylor after it was announced that the city will be home to its new $ 17 billion semiconductor manufacturing plant. (Courtesy of KXAN) Local and state officials have made statements welcoming Samsung to Taylor after it was announced that the …

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Kate del Castillo, Bela Bajaria, Gloria Calderón Kellett and many other industry pioneers lead the NALIP Diverse Women in Media Forum

Diverse Women in Media Forum: “Our Stories to Own and to Tell” will take place virtually on December 1 and 2 LOS ANGELES, 22 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) is set to host its 6e Annual Diverse Women in Media Forum …

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Investment in biometrics is not limited by privacy concerns

The acquisition of facial biometrics and remote identity verification provider Acuant by GBG continues the trend of investments in the digital ID space, as does the acquisition of the keyless authentication provider Keyless by Sift and a funding round of $ 90 million for Stytch. Oosto and Vsblty report positive …

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Guest Column: Balance, Common Sense Needed on New York’s Energy Future | Columns

Tom O’Mara and Phil Palmesano The cost of a gallon of gasoline keeps going up. Warnings continue to pour in about significantly higher home heating costs this winter and who knows how many winters to come. All of this, along with the imminent start of a new legislative session in …

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Holiday podcasts the whole family will love

Parenting Today Presented by the Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning Everyone knows that Christmas movies are a fun family vacation tradition. How about you start one with podcasts this year? Podcasts take us back to the days when families gathered around the radio to listen to stories and …

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Republicans in Senate and State Assembly hold listening session in Corning on proposed gasoline tax

The continued implementation of these regressive taxes would leave low- and middle-income families and workers, motorists, truckers, manufacturers and industries, and the elderly among the hardest hit. Corning, NY, November 15— Members of the Senate and Assembly Republican Conferences today held a listening session with stakeholders from various industries to …

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Taking Stock on Diversity: OSC Hosts Virtual Roundtable on Objectives, Term Limits and Data – Corporate / Commercial Law

Canada: Taking stock of diversity: OSC hosts virtual roundtable on goals, term limits and data 28 October 2021 McCarthy Tétrault LLP To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. On October 13, 2021, the Ontario Securities Commission (“CSO“) hosted a virtual roundtable entitled” Rethinking Diversity in Capital Markets …

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The promise and peril of statistics in Fiji

The 101-page document appeared discreetly on the Fiji Bureau of Statistics website in early September. But almost immediately, the main report of the 2019-2020 Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES), with a preface by former Bureau General Manager Kemueli Naiqama, drew attention in two respects. First, its revised methodology for …

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Get to know your river basin

Communications Director / Executive Producer This is a guest blog from the Water for Colorado coalition. American Rivers is a founding member of the Water for Colorado Coalition. Our rivers are the lifeblood of the American West, and we all know that the management of rivers and water is both …

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Gama Aviation: Drones in medical services

As part of Gama Aviation’s Special Mission roundtable series, organizers are excited to bring together HEMS service providers, operators, doctors and drone service company AVY for this online event taking place on November 10 at 2:00 p.m. GMT. During the small interactive 30-minute roundtable, we will hear AVY and ANWB …

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Bishop Thomas: Do not be afraid

LIMA – The Bishop of Toledo Daniel Thomas had a message for Catholic students in Lima Central: Do not be afraid. The bishop led high school mass on Friday during his semester campus tour, an opportunity for students to engage directly with church leaders. Thomas’ message was inspired by the …

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News on EskewDumezRipple’s New Office, LSU Research, LED Diversity in Entrepreneurship Initiative | Economic news

New Orleans architectural firm opens office in Washington, DC EskewDumezRipple, an architecture, interior and urban design firm, has opened an office in Washington, DC The new office will maintain the company’s commitment to design excellence established by its New Orleans headquarters and help meet the growing demand for design services …

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Online tool shows schools use of COVID-19 relief funds

The Georgia Department of Education has developed an ESSER Funding Dashboard that will provide the public with a simple and transparent way to view Georgia school districts’ use of federal COVID-19 relief funds. The dashboard is available on GaDOE’s COVID-19 Resource Site and allows the public to see the amount …

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HDI’s SupportWorld Live 2021 brings tech support and service management industry together in Orlando November

SAN FRANCISCO, October 05, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – HDI, the leading organization dedicated to improving technical service and support across the enterprise, will bring the support and service management industry together at SupportWorld Live, which will be will be held November 6-11, 2021, at the Omni Resort in Championsgate, Orlando. …

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Georgia Dept of Ed Launches ESSER Funding Transparency Dashboard; Partners with Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education to Assess Use of COVID-19 Relief Funds

The Georgia Department of Education has developed an ESSER Funding Dashboard that will provide the public with a simple and transparent way to view Georgia school districts’ use of federal COVID-19 relief funds. The dashboard is available on GaDOE’s COVID-19 resource site and allows the public to see the amount …

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What is the World Staff Summit?

Brooklyn, New York – September 29, 2021 – Staffing software maker Candidately is proud to present the 2022 Global Staffing Summit, which will be held January 24-28, 2022. Building on the success of the inaugural 2021 event, the 2022 conference aims to help staffing managers access and connect with valuable …

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AstraZeneca Revolutionizes Healthcare Experiences Through Unique Partnerships

Reinventing the Way to Improve Patient Outcomes: Digital Activation Event Highlights How AstraZeneca’s A.Catalyst Network Supports Various Startups The first of two AstraZeneca events with Slush brought together global innovators in healthcare technology and diverse patient perspectives to help answer the question, “How can innovation help rebuild healthcare?” health ? …

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China International Online Literature Week kicks off

HANGZHOU, Sept.26 (Xinhua) – International Chinese Literature Online Week kicked off in Wuzhen, east China’s Zhejiang Province, on Sunday as part of efforts to increase the popularity of Chinese literature online. abroad. Exhibitions, forums, panel discussions and various other activities are planned from September 25 to 29 around the theme …

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Cruz says neglect at Biden’s border is intentional

Mackinac Island – Texas Senator Ted Cruz disputes the claim that the US border with Mexico is out of control. “The border is 100% under operational control – on the south side,” Cruz said in an interview with the Grand Hotel, where he was a keynote speaker at the Michigan …

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Debating diversity on trade show floors

I think it’s fair to say, just as an observation, that women and people of color are under-represented at plastics industry events. It is not say that there are systemic reasons or malicious intent in this underrepresentation – although some would argue that there is – but there is a …

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Religions for Peace round tables to bring together diplomats and religious leaders around global issues of health, climate, conflict and security

NEW YORK, September 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – More than 100 diplomats, religious leaders and international experts will gather for a series of two-day panel discussions on the intersection of faith and diplomacy at a major world conference next month sponsored by Religions for Peace, the largest and most …

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Cybersecurity Executives Meet in Los Angeles as

LOS ANGELES, September 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Data Connectors, representing the largest cybersecurity community in North America, continues its award-winning cybersecurity lecture series. This is the first in-person event of this nature since March 2020, as physical gatherings have been halted and only virtual summits have progressed. The 2021 …

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EPA to release WOTUS rewrite by November

As the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers under the Biden administration grapple with rewriting the definition of what constitutes United States waters, EPA Administrator Michael Regan, says the goal remains “clarity, certainty and a lasting rule”. because the agencies will not reinstate the Trump-era Navigable Waters …

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Catskill High students attend Family, Career and Community Leaders of America – Daily Freeman conference

Four students from Catskill High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America section – Lauren Liberti, Emma Brown, Emily Allen and Rachel Marino – attended the organization’s 2021 National Hybrid Leadership Conference this summer in Nashville, Tenn. Liberti and Brown attended in person while Allen and Marino attended virtually. …

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Elected officials organize round tables and visits

Members of the Pine Grove community recently heard their voices in panel discussions and tours with three elected officials representing them in Harrisburg and Washington. US Congressman Dan Muser, Senator David Argar and Congressman Joe Kirwin visit Pine Grove on September 8 to help promote community performance and the growth …

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No Western state candidate for speech, leading role in Durban

No Western state applied to have its leader deliver a speech or lead a roundtable at Wednesday’s event marking the 20th anniversary of the World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa, which was marked by anti-Semitism and anti-Israel prejudices. In early September, the President of the United Nations General …

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Bellevue Police Captains to Host Virtual Roundtables

BELLEVUE, WA – The Bellevue Police Department is inviting neighbors to participate in virtual roundtables scheduled for this month in each of the city’s three sectors. Residents will have the opportunity to ask questions or weigh in on Zoom, and each meeting is scheduled for the early evening. “The city …

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An NSF-funded hub to improve resilience in under-represented communities

Destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 along the Gulf Coast. Getty Images Researchers from Texas A&M University will lead a cluster of five institutions across the country to conduct fundamental research to support holistic decision-making for historically under-represented communities affected by coastal hazards. Texas A&M’s Focused Coastline and People …

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The State of the Municipal Recycling Industry in the United States

Home to a growing number of hospitals, universities, and leading biotech and pharmaceutical companies, the state of Massachusetts has built what some experts describe as the largest center for medical technology in the United States. In 2020, venture capital investments in Massachusetts biopharmaceutical companies reached $ 5.8 billion, surpassing the …

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Learning goes beyond the classroom at CSB / SJU

Saint-Benoît College, interim president Not so long ago, university admissions representatives were faced with questions from potential students about their dorms and dining options. These questions always arise. (For the record, the College of Saint-Benoît has excellent answers to these questions.) But today, students are just as likely to ask, …

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The Creative and Collaborative Use of Neutral Experts in Environmental Mediations – How to Turn the “Battle of the Experts” into a Rewarding Resolution Strategy | JAMS

Most litigation involves a procedural phase of preparing and exchanging expert reports and questioning expert opinions. In environmental matters, where science issues are often at the heart of a conflict, this step is particularly important. It can also be particularly long, contentious and costly. While lawyers are very accustomed to …

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New POTUS, New WOTUS? | Nossaman LLP

In late July, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Biden administration would begin work to create a “sustainable definition” of United States waters (WOTUS). The EPA and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have announced that they “are committed to developing a reasonable, effective and sustainable definition …

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