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The Power of Deserts: Climate Change, the Middle East, and the Promise of a Post-Oil Era

Register now: https://bit.ly/mar25event

The oil-rich countries of the Arabian/Persian Gulf currently face a dual challenge. As climate predictions for their region suggest conditions could become intolerable later this century, renewable energy stands to eclipse demand for oil. What if these countries decide it's in their best interest to turn away from oil, harness their immense solar potential, and emerge as vanguards of global climate action?

CDVS Workshop: Ethics of Data Management and Sharing

This workshop will explore the many different ethical issues that can arise with data management and sharing and strategies to address those issues to ensure that goals set by publishers and funders around reproducibility and reuse can be met. How are researchers expected to comply with data sharing policies and practices when they do not actually own the data or ensure disclosure protection for human participants? Likewise how can researchers ethically collect, handle, and share data from certain communities, such as Indeginous People?

Duke China-U.S. Summit 2021

Duke China-US Summit 2021 registration is OPEN NOW! Be an early RSVP to secure spots at our exclusive workshops and networking sessions: https://lnkd.in/gavNmbw

Themed "Rebuilding 2021: Shared Struggles in China-U.S. relations", Duke China-US Summit will take place on MAR 20 - MAR 21, consisting of 4 panels, featuring 15 distinguished speakers across industry and discipline:

Panel 1: Culture & Society, featuring Ian Johnson, Shaun Rein, Dr. Minghao Zhao, moderated by Dr. Ken Rogerson

Decarbonizing Transportation: New Canada-US Policy Opportunities

Speakers:
- Sarah Dunham - Director, Office of Transportation and Air Quality at the US Environmental Protection Agency
- Helen Ryan - Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Environment and Climate Change Canada (invited)
- Dan Sperling - Director, Institute of Transportation Studies at University of California - Davis & Board Member, California Air Resources Board
- Merran Smith - Executive Director, Clean Energy Canada

Women in Energy

Across the energy sector, women make up less than 30% of the workforce, but that is changing as more young women enter the sector and as the industry makes a concentrated effort to increase gender diversity.

What's it like to be a woman working in energy? What can both female and male executives do to encourage more diversity in the sector? And what skills make any young professional well prepared for a career in energy?

Innovation in Medicine (iMED) Kick-Off Event

iMED (innovative MEDicine), the student group of MEDx (Medicine+Engineering at Duke) which brings together students and faculty from all the Duke graduate schools, will hold a virtual kickoff event on Zoom at 7 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 4. All Duke graduate students are invited.

iMED's mission is to provide a safe, collaborative environment where people with unique expertise from their respective graduate schools can share, mentor, and learn from one another about entrepreneurship and engineering to tackle domestic and global health care problems.

Consulting & Economic Analysis: Sophomore Conversations with Bates White Economic Consulting

Bates White will be holding virtual chat sessions with sophomore students from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. on March 12th to discuss their company, the economic and financial consulting industry, and their summer consultant internship opportunity. Chats will be 20 minutes in length and held in a small group format with 3-4 students and a Bates White representative. This session is open to all sophomore students.

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