Information Session

The Future of American Innovation & the Role of the University

Speaking to the Duke, UNC, and Triangle community, Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property & Director of United States Patent and Trademark Office will discuss the new National Council for Expanding American Innovation (NCEAI) initiative launched in September 2020. The goal of this inititative is to build a more supportive and inclusive innovation ecosystem, highlighting the need for additional support for URM & women entrepreneurs.

Zoom: Live online support for security settings

To assist Duke users with the new security settings on all Zoom meetings (effective 6 a.m. January 12), OIT will offer live online help on weekdays beginning Monday, January 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. This special support service will continue through Friday, January 22 with the exception of January 18, which is an observed holiday. For assistance outside of these dates and hours, contact the OIT Service Desk or your local IT support group.

Inclusive Zoom Events and Activities: Making your meetings accessible

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Learn Zoom and WebEx tips and tricks such as how to post the announcement, set up accommodations, run the meeting, and how to provide helpful follow-up materials. Plus, we will show some little-known accessibility features that you already have on your computer but might not know about.

Link to video of past training" https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/592e32f2-47ea-4590-a4b6-45bec677150c

Student Founder Program Information Session

Interested in registering for the Student Founder Program? Join us for an information session on Wednesday, January 6th from 4pm-5pm EST.

You're welcome in the Student Founder Program regardless of your level of experience with innovation and entrepreneurship. If you have an idea and want to make it real-whether that looks like founding a business, starting a nonprofit, launching a social service, or engineering an invention-you belong in the program. You can participate as an individual, or as part of a team.

Zoom: Live online support for security settings

To assist Duke users with the new security settings on all Zoom meetings (effective 6 a.m. January 12), OIT will offer live online help on weekdays beginning Monday, January 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. This special support service will continue through Friday, January 22 with the exception of January 18, which is an observed holiday. For assistance outside of these dates and hours, contact the OIT Service Desk or your local IT support group.

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