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CDVS Workshop: Geospatial Data in R: Mapping

This workshop introduces the use of the R language for producing maps. We will demonstrate the advantages of a code-drive approach such as R for visualizing geospatial data. Participants will gain the skills to quickly and efficiently create a variety of map types for a website, presentation, or publication. In addition to working on hands-on coding exercises, we will also review practical guidance on designing effective maps.

MEM Seminar: Erik Anderson, Clinical Applications Specialist, Synaptive Medical

Master of Engineering Management (MEM) students do not need to register for this event. All other Duke students, staff, and faculty interested in attending should e-mail Carey Rudell, Assistant Dir., Professional Development at carey.rudell@duke.edu. This event is not open to the general public.

Erik Anderson is a passionate innovator and technology adopter in the medical device space.

Info Session: Policy Pitch Competition (Polis Innovation Accelerator)

Register for the info session (to take place over Zoom):
https://tinyurl.com/PolisPolicyPitch
The Polis Innovation Accelerator aims to foster bold solutions to big problems. As part of this year's Innovation Accelerator events, Polis will host a competition during the Spring 2021 Semester that will give Duke University graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to work in teams to craft policy proposals that offer bold solutions to the year's themes.
4 Policy Areas:

Logo Design Using Adobe Illustrator

All businesses need a logo! In this class, we will go over the different types of logos out there and discuss tips and tricks on what to do and what not to do. We will then create a logo together based on the different brand guides created in a previous workshop, using paper and pencil before moving on to Illustrator. This class assumes that you have opened Illustrator before and know where most tools are located in the interface.

Photoshop 101

This workshop familiarizes participants with a range of Photoshop tools and introduces its extensive opportunities for digital creation. Utilizing this software program, you will learn about adjustment layers, cropping, resizing and image editing and manipulation. Follow along in this interactive setting that allows you to ask live questions to an experienced instructor.

An Introduction to Adobe InDesign

There is so much you can do with InDesign. In this introductory workshop, you will learn more about the program's interface and tools in order to prepare you for future utilizations, whether you are planning on making flyers, digital books, or other graphic design elements such as business cards and more. Follow along in this interactive setting that allows you to ask live questions to an experienced instructor.

Power Lunch: Ben Catt

**This event is for current Duke students only**

Duke students are invited to join a Virtual Power Lunch featuring Ben Catt, CEO of Pine Gate Renewables. Event capacity will be limited so that all attendees have the chance to introduce themselves, ask questions, and exchange ideas, just like at an in-person Power Lunch. Advance registration required. Attendees will be able to access the meeting information in the "Digital Links" section of Eventbrite after registration is complete.

Register now: https://bit.ly/jan28lunch

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