COVID-19 and the Impact on Communities of Color: Our Nation’s Inequities Exposed


The webinar will highlight the disproportionate health and economic impacts the pandemic is having on communities of color and the short- and long-term efforts needed to advance equity in the response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and future public health emergencies. There will also be a focus on recent federal legislation and state […]

COVID-19 Testing and Testing Related Activities with CDC Experts


On Thursday June 4th at 2:00 pm, the National Association of Rural Health Clinics will be hosting a webinar with experts from the CDC who will be talking about COVID-19 testing and testing related activities. Experts will talk about the actual testing process, best practices for collecting samples, how to align with state officials for […]

APG Advance Planning Briefing to Industry 2020


The Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) Advance Planning Briefing to Industry (APBI) and Technological Expo, will be held virtually on 9-10 June 2020, in lieu of being hosted live at APG, MD. The goal of the APG APBI is to provide industry with networking opportunities for both large and small businesses. The APBI will describe potential […]

COVID-19 Effects on the Food and Agricultural System

Virtual Event

The Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources (BANR) of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a webinar on Friday, June 19 from 10:00 – Noon EDT with a virtual panel discussion on COVID 19 effects on the food and agricultural system, which has experienced severe stress from a combination of factors. Workers’ health has […]

Biotechnology for Materiel and Defense Symposium


The Biotechnology for Material and Defense Symposium virtual event will be hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association on June 17, 2020. Recent advances in Synthetic Biology, Biotechnology, and their supporting infrastructure—biodesign, automation, artificial intelligence, and data analytics—are affording transformational impacts beyond traditional opportunity spaces to produce natural polymers and composites, synthesize new molecules for […]

[CANCELLED] ASM Microbe 2020

TBA - Chicago Chicago

Update from ASM on March 30, 2020 After much thoughtful discussion, the American Society for Microbiology Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to cancel ASM Microbe 2020, scheduled for June 18-22, 2020, in Chicago, Ill. ASM Microbe 2020 will be held 18-22 June 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Save the date! More details will […]

[CANCELLED] CSTE Annual Conference 2020

Seattle Seattle

For attendees that have already registered for the 2020 Annual Conference and booked hotel accommodations through CSTE’s official housing provider, Orchid Events, no action is required on your part. Your meeting registration will automatically be cancelled, and a full refund will be issued via your original payment method within 30 days.  The Council of State […]

COVID-19, Systemic Racism, and the Responses of HBCUs: A Virtual Town Hall Discussion


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Board on Higher Education and Workforce will host a virtual town hall on Jun 29, 2020 to discuss COVID-19, Systemic Racism, and the Responses of HBCUs. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are among the nation’s most vital and vibrant institutions, serving the educational needs of hundreds […]

The U.S. Chemical Supply Chain: Vulnerabilities Highlighted by COVID-19


The National Academies Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology will convene a webcast meeting on July 2, 2020 to discuss The U.S. Chemical Supply Chain: Vulnerabilities Highlighted by COVID-19. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the chemical industry in the United States has maintained operating status and continues to be at the forefront of worker safety. Despite […]

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