Professor Saša Pekeč will discuss how transformative digital and data technologies are profoundly affecting businesses and how they propelled the platform business model to its current prominence. He will also present related emerging challenges brought up by reliance on data-driven decision-making. Join the discussion via LinkedIn Live.
We invite you to join us May 6th, 4-5 pm (online) to discuss your ideas and interest in creating a new student risk group at Duke, with support from The Duke Center on Risk. The Zoom link will be: https://duke.zoom.us/j/94577974688.
We're asking students across campus - undergraduates, professional students, and graduate students - how we can create a collaborative group that lasts from year to year.
What you'll learn:
-Key principles of Adaptive Biotechnologies' quantitative immunoSEQ Technology and applications in immune-oncology, transplantation and COVID-19 research
-Introduction to the immunoSEQ kit and how it has been used in research
-immunoSEQ T-MAP COVID and its utility in propelling COVID-19 research forward
On May 25, Virtues & Vocations welcomes Duke University Computer Science Professor Nicki Washington to discuss the question, "Why Should Computer Science care about Identity?" This webinar is part of the Virtues & Vocations series Reimagining Education: Character, Commitment and Community. There will be time for audience Q&A. Register: https://duke.zoom.us/webinar/register/1016185017456/WN_aupV0b-vQ-2-yYglt...
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.
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.
The growth in martech, or technologies to scale and automate marketing, has been explosive. Today, there are over 8,000 major martech companies compared to just 900 in 2014. Professor Carl Mela will discuss key reasons that underpin growth in martech and summarize its major components including ad tech, content marketing, and B2B, B2C, and C2C platforms including sales tech, social media, the peer economy, and reputation platforms. He will also outline a more strategic approach to creating and managing your martech stack. Join the discussion via LinkedIn Live.
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.
If human beings are creating artificial intelligence that influences the future, who determines which of us get to imagine that future? Whose voices will be heard, and whose imagination and vision will be realized?
The Impressive rise in China's capabilities in science, technology and innovation (STI) raises important questions for the United States and other countries. Chinese progress is rightly seen as providing it with material and intellectual resources to challenge US economic and national security interests. But, after more than four decades of close US-China cooperation in science and technology, it also presents the US with a mixed set of opportunities as well as challenges.