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StartupConnect Panel: Prepare for Virtual Networking

Interested in working or interning for a startup? In this industry panel, you'll gain information and tools to network virtually with startup representatives. Industry panelists will share what roles they're hiring for, what they look for when hiring, and what it's really like working for a startup. While this panel was designed to prepare students for the February 18 StartupConnect Networking Fair, registration for that event is not required to attend this one. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are welcome.

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.

Panel - (In)visible Organ Documentary Discussion

Join us on Thursday January 28th to discuss issues raised in The (In)visible Organ film and how interdisciplinary approaches can create new avenues for technology and healthcare with Dr. Nimmi Ramanujam, Dr. Wesley Hogan, Dr. Mercy Asiedu, and invited guests from the Calla campaign.

RSVP at: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8qB3ix7pp94KUM5

You will receive an email with the Zoom link the day prior.

Mapping our Oceans: The Role of Science and Technology in Sustaining Ocean Ecosystems

Despite covering 70% of the planet's surface, we are only beginning to understand the seascapes, species, and processes of the world's changing oceans. We are at a critical juncture where 'planet ocean' is now entering the Anthropocene. To close this gap, new geospatial technologies are playing a crucial role in addressing many ocean challenges, including marine ecology, resource management, and ocean conservation.

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

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