ECS Launches Virtual Short Courses

The Electrochemical Society announces that for the first time, its popular Short Courses will be offered in a virtual online format in September 2021 and during the 240th ECS Meeting in October 2021. Live course instruction by the professors takes place online for three hours a day, for two days. Registration and cost information is on the ECS website.

The 2021 Asian Law and Society Virtual International Conference- Call for Papers

The Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with the Asian Law and Society Association (ALSA), cordially invite all to join the 2021 Asian Law and Society Virtual International Conference on “Law, Crisis and Revival in Asia” on 17-18 September 2021. The call for abstracts, relevant to the topic – Relationship of the Law and Society in Asia, is now open. (Deadline for abstract submission is 15 July 2021.)

Maryland Business Adapts: Virtual Panel Discussions to Explore Global Business Perseverance Through COVID-19

Leaders of five Maryland companies, selected for global performance during the pandemic, will discuss their success keys, in virtual panel discussions. Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will be among the event’s opening speakers.

MSK to Recognize 2021 Gerstner Sloan Kettering (GSK) Graduates During Virtual Commencement on May 19, 2021

During a virtual commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at 3:00 PM ET, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) will recognize seven Gerstner Sloan Kettering (GSK) 2021 graduates and honor Joan Argetsinger Steitz, PhD, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale School of Medicine and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, with the 2021 Honorary Degree and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Biomedical Research.

Gary Gensler To Address Conference on Financial Market Regulation May 13-14, 2021

The SEC, Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Lehigh University’s CFS, and the CFA Institute jointly sponsor this event bringing together thought leaders from across academia, government, the financial sector, and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The 8th Annual Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar, Dr. Charles Balch, to Present “The Surgical Management of Melanoma,” a Virtual Lecture, May 6

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, in partnership with OncLive, invites health care professionals and others interested in the surgical management of melanoma to a virtual lecture by internationally known melanoma expert Charles M. Balch, MD, FACS, FASCO. Dr. Balch is this year’s Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar. The free lecture and Q & A will be held on May 6, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET.

Reflection and Recognition: Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month

This May, UC San Diego honors the 15th anniversary of its Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration. The theme for 2021 will focus on “Empowering Community Through Reflection and Recognition.” To kick off the heritage month, we invited students, faculty and staff to reflect on their personal stories of heritage, as well as to share ways to support the Asian and Pacific Islander American community.

Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to Host Symposium on the Future of Cell and Gene Therapies

Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will host a virtual event on May 6 and 7 that will bring together cell and gene therapy leaders from the two institutions and around the world to discuss the latest achievements in the field, novel strategies, and future developments and applications for chimeric antigen receptor, CAR, T cell therapy and more.

The International Halal Science and Technology Conference (IHSATEC) 2020-2021: 14th Halal Science Industry and Business (HASIB)

The Halal Science Center, Chulalongkorn University, would like to invite all to join the virtual conference, International Halal Science and Technology Conference (IHSATEC) 2020-2021 and 14th Halal Science Industry and Business (HASIB), on June 1-2, 2021. The conference will be carried out via Zoom from 9.00 – 16.00 hrs. (GMT+7 Bangkok time zone). All participants are to submit articles for the oral or poster presentations for the academic session of Thailand’s Halal Assembly 2021 before May 1, 2021.

Underwood to be 2021 Penn Nursing Commencement Speaker

US Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, who serves Illinois’ 14th Congressional District, will be the 2021 Penn Nursing commencement speaker. The ceremony, which will be virtual due to the continuing pandemic, will take place on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 3:00 PM EST. Underwood is the first woman, the first person of color, and the first millennial to represent her community in Congress. She is also the youngest African American woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives.

AI Leadership for Healthcare: Virtual Information Sessions Set for March 31, April 12

Maryland Smith’s Office of Executive Education will detail in depth a one-of-a-kind professional certificate program is designed for healthcare administrators, clinical and hospital professionals, consultants and other professionals to effectively lead the future of AI-enabled healthcare.

Business Leader Insights, Virtual Networking on Tap for Maryland Smith’s Women Inspire

Women business leaders — Deloitte’s Wendy Sanhai and Route One Apparel’s Ali von Paris — will share insights via a panel discussion followed by participants engaging in virtual networking, as the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosts “Women Inspire,” via Zoom, on March 4.

Experts to Discuss the Impact of Finance on Society

Academics William N. Goetzmann (Yale) and Russell Wermers (University of Maryland) will explore the past, present and future of financial technologies and institutions affecting society in “Does Money Change Everything,” a free, Feb. 17 webinar hosted by Maryland Smith.

UMD Experts to Explore Climate Change Policy Implications for Financial Risk Managers

Experts Clifford Rossi and Leon Clarke at the University of Maryland lead a discussion on “Cracking the Code on Climate Change Economic Scenarios: Issues in Translating Physical to Financial Risks.”

‘Examining the Higher Education Response to the COVID19 Pandemic’

“Examining the Higher Education Response to the COVID19 Pandemic” to feature Hall Network Director and Faculty Fellows discussing their project to examine higher education’s response to the COVID19 pandemic. Their project examines the impact on students, how institutions have responded, and the fiscal and operational shifts caused by the global pandemic of 2020.