Panel/Seminar/Colloquium

RecTalks | Technology in Recreation & Fitness

RecTalks are a free webinar series designed to engage our community in conversations around different health-related topics. Sponsored by HydroFlask.

The rapid evolution of technology has affected nearly every aspect of our lives, including how we exercise and recreate. Technologies like virtual reality, fitness trackers, and video games create exciting opportunities to deepen the impact of physical activity and expand our reach. Join our panel of experts to explore how technology has impacted the recreation and fitness industry and what the future looks like!

Injustice has a Cure: Paul Farmer & Duke Global Health Projects in Latin America & the Caribbean

We welcome Duke Trustee and co-founder of Partners In Health, Dr. Paul Farmer '82, P'19, who has been recognized internationally for his impactful work at the intersection of public health and human rights.

For this exclusive discussion, Dr. Farmer will be joined by top faculty from the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), who are re-imagining solutions to the most pressing medical challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean.

https://rsvp.duke.edu/d/wjq4g3/

Film Discussion: Beyond Zero

The film Beyond Zero chronicles the sustainability journey of industry pioneer Ray Anderson (CEO, Interface). After a life-changing epiphany in 1994, Anderson embarked on a high-stakes quest to eliminate all negative environmental impacts of the company he helmed-at a time when few companies had ever heard the term "sustainability." In the process, he ignited a new industrial revolution.

The Global Rise of the Modern Plug-In Electric Vehicle: Public Policy, Innovation, and Strategy

RSVP for this webinar on Mon. 4/19 (4-5 p.m. EDT) to fuel up on the context for the uphill climb of electric vehicles... and to get insights about where they're headed next.

Registration required: https://bit.ly/april19ev

Duke alumnus John D. Graham (O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University) will chat with Lori Snyder Bennear (Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University) about his latest book. Jonathan Wiener (Duke Law, Duke Center on Risk) will introduce Graham.

Security 2021: Protecting yourself and your data in a post-pandemic world

Protecting yourself and your data in a post-pandemic world

Identity theft and fraud is skyrocketing as more Americans work from home, shop online and fall victim to increasingly targeted scams related to the global pandemic. Join Duke's IT Security Office to learn best practices to protect yourself, your finances and your data in a post-pandemic world.

Digital and Public Durham History: Works in Progress at Duke and North Carolina Central University

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: http://duke.is/hxuxiN

Join faculty, staff, and student researchers at North Carolina Central University and Duke University, along with their community partners, for a series of lightning talks on the history of Durham. Speakers will explore the histories of places and communities, racial segregation and social movements, and the promises and challenges of digital methods in bringing hidden and marginalized histories to light.

Healthcare Innovations Symposium

The Feagin Leadership Program is excited to present its first annual Duke Healthcare Innovations Symposium: Doing It Right With Industry! on Saturday April 17th from 12-5 PM. This symposium is perfect for anyone who is interested in the intersections of business, innovation, and healthcare, regardless of what field you come from. The symposium will feature stories of success and failure from physician-entrepreneurs, practical tips for taking an idea to market, and an overview of how to navigate intellectual property regulations.

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