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World Health Summit 2020 takes place purely digital

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 23 ottobre 2020

Berlin The opening ceremony on Sunday, 25 October at 6:00 pm with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, UN Secretary-General Anónio Guterres, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and other speakers will be available as a live stream: http://www.worldhealthsummit.org. There will be no on-site events and therefore personal attendance on-site will not be possible. Participation in the World Health Summit 2020 is only online. Accreditation is not required. The entire World Health Summit Program will be broadcast live digitally: The individual Zoom links to all 50 sessions are available free of charge and without registration at http://www.worldhealthsummit.org or directly in the program: http://www.conference.worldhealthsummit.org/Program/WHS2020. There you will also find all information on speakers and topics.During all sessions, questions can be asked via the Zoom Q&A function, video and audio can be used on request. (Copyright: World Health Summit)

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Council President Charles Michel to discuss recent and next EU summit with MEPs

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 6 ottobre 2020

Bruxelles.On Tuesday morning, Council President Charles Michel will present the outcome of the summit, including on other Foreign Affairs topics such as relations with China, the situation in Belarus and the poisoning of Alexei Navalny. MEPs will also look ahead to the next regular European Council meeting, to be held 15-16 October, with a focus on the EU’s Climate Law and the state of the negotiations on the future EU-UK partnership including preparing for all scenarios after 1 January 2021.

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Summit internazionale Forlì organizzato da studenti

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 17 settembre 2020

Forlì. L’edizione 2020 dell’HSIR si terrà nelle giornate del 24, 25, 26 e 27 settembre e vuole essere un’occasione per cogliere a pieno le opportunità che la rete ci offre, reinterpretando il senso di comunità, anche accademica, in chiave virtuale, dimostrando come dibattito e confronto, alla base dello studio della Politica nelle sue mille sfaccettature, possano fiorire anche in contesti nuovi e inaspettati. Il summit, completamente gratuito, è stato ben recepito dalla comunità studentesca nazionale e vanta un pubblico variegato con partecipanti provenienti da università da tutta la Penisola.Esso vedrà illustri ospiti come Romano Prodi, Enrico Letta, Parag Khanna (famoso politologo), Atifete Jahjaga (precedente presidentessa del Kosovo) e molti altri; e workshops in collaborazione con enti come Orizzonti Politici, IAI e altri. In allegato trovate un video contenente tutte le informazioni rilevanti. Si rimanda alla pagina Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/hikma_team/?hl=it) e al sito web ufficiale dell’Associazione (https://www.hikmasummit.com/) per ulteriori approfondimenti. L’ambizioso progetto dell’Hikma Summit vuole essere la dimostrazione della capacità degli studenti, spesso troppo sottovalutati, di organizzarsi efficacemente per realizzare un grande obiettivo comune. Nel caso l’iniziativa vi abbia incuriosito, restiamo a disposizione per fissare una videochiamata per discutere la possibilità di un articolo riguardo il nostro progetto. (by Silvia Panini – ufficio stampa Hikma, UniBo)

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World Health Summit 2020

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 4 settembre 2020

Current findings on COVID-19, new global strategies for pandemic control and prevention, the role of Europe and the WHO in global health will be the core topics of this year’s World Health Summit from October 25-27 in Berlin. “To combat health threats of this kind, we need better educational structures,” says Prof. Detlev Ganten, President and Founder of the World Health Summit.The around 300 speakers include:
Ursula von der Leyen, President European Commission
Jens Spahn, Minister of Health, Germany
Marta Temido, Minister of Health, Portugal
Tomaž Gantar, Minister of Health, Slovenia
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization WHO
Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN
Christian Drosten, Director, Institute of Virology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Lothar H. Wieler, President, Robert Koch Institute
Heyo Kroemer, Chairman, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, UNAIDS
Victor Dzau, President, National Academy of Medicine, USA
Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust
Henrietta H. Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF
George F. Gao, Director, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Paul Hudson, CEO, Sanofi
John Nkengasong, Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
Andrea Ammon, Director, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
Michael Ryan, Executive Director, Health Emergencies Programme, WHO
Due to COVID-19, the World Health Summit 2020 is a hybrid conference with digital and on-site participation: All 50 keynotes, panel discussions and workshops are broadcast live and are available online. On site, the number of participants is limited and hygiene and distancing rules apply.
Participation in the digital World Health Summit is free of charge and possible without registration; each session can be accessed via a link in the program.
The World Health Summit is one of the world’s most important strategic forums for global health and brings together leading international scientists, politicians and representatives from industry and civil society. It was founded in 2009 to mark the 300th anniversary of Charité and is held under the patronage of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization WHO.

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EU summit compromise: positive step for recovery, inadequate in the long-term

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 21 luglio 2020

• EP’s negotiating team welcomes the agreement on the €750 billion recovery instrument
• But it is unacceptable that long-term EU budget is cut, while citizens ask for an increase in EU investments
• Binding commitment to new sources of EU revenue is crucial for fair repayment of recovery debt
• Respect for rule of law must be guaranteed
Commenting on the conclusions of the 17-21 July EU summit, EP negotiators welcome the recovery fund but warn that their agreement to the long-term EU budget cannot be taken for granted.After five days of intense discussions, the Heads of State and Government reached a political compromise. Parliament’s negotiating team on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and Own Resources (OR) welcomes the fact that at last a common position has been achieved, and that the newly created Recovery Instrument (Next Generation EU) is financed with a borrowing of EUR 750 billion. But Parliament remains critical on some essential aspects of the compromise, particularly on the long-term perspective.“The Recovery Instrument is an important step towards a new ambition for the Union: greener, more competitive and digital. This massive borrowing is an historical moment for the European Union, and we should not disregard what just happened.” However we regret that the Member States decided to entirely abandon the ‘bridge solution’, whose objective was precisely to provide immediate crisis response to the citizens, following the Covid-19 outbreak. In a context where the virus in on the rise again, citizens need certainty. Parliament will continue working hard to ensure that the recovery starts without delays. Furthermore, democratic oversight must be substantially increased: Parliament, as one arm of the budgetary authority will fight to be fully involved in the establishment and implementation of the Recovery Instrument”, said the EP’s negotiators on Tuesday.“The picture is much more negative when it comes to the EU long-term budget (the MFF). Parliament cannot accept the proposed record low ceilings as they mean renouncing to the EU’s long-term objectives and strategic autonomy, while citizens ask for more. More European solidarity, more European action in public health, in research and digitalisation, youth, and in the historical fight against climate change. Key programmes to reach these objectives have been considerably shrunk, and lost most of their top-ups under Next Generation EU. We will strive to secure improvements, including higher amounts, on future-oriented MFF programmes like Horizon, InvestEU, LIFE, Erasmus+. And if our conditions are not sufficiently met we will adopt the programmes on the basis of the existing MFF, as foreseen by the Treaty”, warned the members of the EP’s negotiating team.“The compromise is also a flagrant missed opportunity when it comes to modernising the revenue side, making it fairer and more transparent. The EU is now allowed to borrow funds but there is no certainty on how the debt will be repaid. Parliament has been clear: the recovery should not reduce investment capacities nor harm the national taxpayer. This is why new genuine own resources are the solution to repay the common debt, but the plastic-based contribution will not do the trick alone! We recall our strict demand to that respect: a binding commitment for the introduction of additional own resources as soon as 2021, and still in the course of the MFF 2021-2027. Furthermore, despite the United Kingdom leaving the EU, the insistence on the rebates has been extremely tough and results in a big step back for the European project: instead of being abolished, rebates are kept and even increased.Additionally, Parliament remains firmly against watering down the mechanism to reduce or suspend EU funding if a Member State disrespects the rule of law, and this issue should not be put off but addressed now. Parliament has stood ready to enter into negotiations under co-decision to continue building a Europe of fundamental rights.Parliament remains ready to immediately enter negotiations in order to achieve a better agreement for Europe”, the MEPs added.The EP’s negotiating team for the next long-term EU budget and Own Resources reform
Johan Van Overtveldt (ECR, BE), Chair of the Committee on Budgets
Jan Olbrycht (EPP, PL), MFF co-rapporteur
Margarida Marques (S&D, PT), MFF co-rapporteur
José Manuel Fernandes (EPP, PT), Own Resources co-rapporteur
Valérie Hayer (RENEW, FR), Own Resources co-rapporteur
Rasmus Andresen (Greens/EFA, DE)
The Council will now finalise its mandate to enter negotiations with Parliament, which will have a final say before the 2021-2027 budget can enter into force. The current multiannual budget runs out on 31 December 2020.Parliament will set out its conditions and take up negotiations with the German Presidency of the Council of the EU as soon as possible.

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Westerns Balkans summit must bring step-change and strengthen democracy, say MEPs

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 9 maggio 2020

The Foreign Affairs Committee Chair, delegation chairs and standing rapporteurs for the Western Balkans countries confirm EU´s commitment to continue transforming the region.In a joint statement, the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, the standing rapporteurs and the chairs of delegations of the European Parliament for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia welcome the Western Balkans summit of 6 May as an opportunity to reconfirm the EU’s historical, political and financial commitment to the region. They consider the summit to also be an opportunity for the Western Balkans participants to affirm their adherence to the rule of law, democracy and continued reforms.“We welcome the virtual Western Balkans summit, which can deepen ties between the EU and Southeastern Europe.It shows that any hurdle can be overcome in the commitment to the enlargement process and that fully-fledged EU membership is the ultimate goal. Such public expressions of solidarity are more important than ever, as disinformation campaigns attempt to create divisions.During these difficult times, the European Parliament stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its Western Balkans partners and we reaffirm our unprecedented political, financial and medical assistance to the people of the region.”
“Following on from the March 2020 decision, to open accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia in light of the progress achieved on reforms, this summit provides a further opportunity for a step-change by all parties in the enlargement process.
We urge our Western Balkans partners to firmly uphold European values and thoroughly and vigorously carry out all necessary reforms. In response, the EU will further assist in fighting against organised crime and corruption, enacting socio-economic reforms, and strengthening judicial systems, the rule of law, and democratic institutions. These reforms will also boost the region by attracting foreign investment and strengthening the economy. We also reaffirm the importance of media freedom and freedom of expression as conditions for democracy.”“All extraordinary measures adopted to address COVID-19 must ensure that fundamental values, democratic and accountable institutions and the rule of law are strictly upheld. Parliaments need to guarantee that these extraordinary measures are subject to regular scrutiny and pass this democratic litmus test.There is no place for democratic backsliding in the enlargement process. The commitment to democracy and strong, independent democratic institutions, in particular parliaments, is fundamental to making the enlargement process a success and in delivering on the aspirations of all citizens.”
“During the Speaker’s Summit in January, the President of the European Parliament and the Speakers of the Western Balkans stated that Parliaments are key to driving the EU reform agenda and in delivering on the European aspirations of the people of the Western Balkans.The European Parliament will always insist that its parliamentary partners in the Western Balkans play a strong role in the enlargement process.”

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EU City Summit

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 19 marzo 2020

Si è tenuto a Bruxelles l’EU City Summit, un importante evento B2B dedicato al target associativo. Oltre ad essere un’occasione importante per promuovere le destinazioni europee presenti in ottica turistico-congressuale, l’EU City Summit ha rappresentato la prima iniziativa congiunta tra convention bureau europei. Le città di Firenze, Göteborg, Lubiana, Lione, Salisburgo e Valencia si sono unite per promuovere in modo congiunto le loro potenzialità come destinazioni MICE, con Bruxelles – importante punto di riferimento per le associazioni internazionali ed europee, come sede principale.Attraverso questo modello di collaborazione e business exchange, i convention bureau mirano a costruire relazioni reciprocamente vantaggiose con le associazioni, offrendo loro uno sportello unico attraverso cui accedere ad una rete di destinazioni per organizzare il proprio meeting o evento congressuale.
L’idea di creare un network collaborativo è nata lo scorso anno tra alcune città europee che condividono caratteristiche comuni. Mentre in alcuni casi competono per gli stessi eventi associativi, ognuna delle sei sei città riconosce il vantaggio di lavorare in sinergia e di promuovere a sua volta le altre destinazioni. Vantaggi evidenti di questa iniziativa sono l’opportunità per i potenziali clienti di conoscere in modo più approfondito le città del network, la condivisione di know-how ed esperienze per i convention bureau coinvolti e l’uso delle risorse in modo rapido e conveniente. L’EU City Summit, organizzato da Pitch Perfect e moderato da Mariska Kesteloo, Word of MICE, ha suscitato molto interesse tra i rappresentanti delle principali associazioni medico-scientifiche con sede a Bruxelles.

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MEP’s MFF negotiators disappointed by failure of EU budget summit

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 24 febbraio 2020

“We cannot afford a narrow accounting approach with a complete lack of political vision”, says the EP’s negotiating team for the long-term EU budget and Own Resources reform.
“European Council President Charles Michel’s proposal was clearly lacking ambition and coherence and we call upon the Heads of States or Government to continue the discussions in view of finding a good agreement.We cannot afford a narrow accounting approach with a complete lack of political vision. This is totally out of line with today’s and tomorrow’s grand challenges which require strong budgetary commitments to match the Union’s ambitions, notably in leading the fight against climate change, ensuring the digital transition and being stronger on the international scene.It is still time for President Michel to go back to the drawing board and search for a win-win compromise on the basis of what we agree to achieve together for a stronger Europe; not a lose-lose compromise on the basis of the lowest common denominator.We expect the Member States to break the deadlock on the own resources. The proposed changes are insufficient for the Parliament, which recalls it will not give its consent on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) without a satisfactory reform. We encourage the Member States not to put aside this issue and make real progress. We need a basket of new own resources and a binding commitment to introduce new sources of revenue in the course of the next MFF.”

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Summit with Western Balkans speakers on Tuesday

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 25 gennaio 2020

Bruxelles Tuesday, 28 January 18.00 SPAAK Building, room 3C50 Speakers from the Western Balkans parliaments will gather at the European Parliament, under President Sassoli’s patronage, to discuss European prospects for their region.Parliamentary Speakers from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia will gather on Tuesday to discuss European prospects for the Western Balkans. They will be joined by the president of Croatia’s Parliament, the country currently holding the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU.The speakers will meet European Parliament President David Sassoli, the chairs of EP political groups as well as the Foreign Affairs Committee’s Working Group on the Western Balkans.President David Sassoli said: “I am looking forward to welcoming the speakers from the Western Balkans to the European Parliament. This house has always been firmly committed to the European perspective of the Western Balkans. It is well known that we were very disappointed by the failure of the European Council to start negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia last October. It is now time to move on together and keep pushing for progress. Parliaments are essential in this regard. I convened this Summit for us to develop a strategy for the role that Parliaments can play in driving the EU reform agenda and in delivering concrete measures to meet the European aspirations of the people of the Western Balkans. I am convinced that there is no better time and place to do so.”Parliamentary cooperation, the future of Europe and the enlargement process, which has stalled following disagreement in Council on opening accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia, are on the summit’s agenda. In its resolution adopted last October, Parliament expressed disappointment that Albania and North Macedonia were not able to start accession talks, stressing that the enlargement process has played a decisive role in stabilising the Western Balkans.The meeting with the members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs Working Group on the Western Balkans will be open to the public: you can watch it live.The summit is organised under the patronage of President Sassoli, in cooperation with the Foreign Affairs Committee and the delegations for relations with the Western Balkans.

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Holliday Energy Law Group Announces the EnergyShip Summit

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 20 dicembre 2019

As the oil and gas industry faces another period of unprecedented disruption, the country’s energy leaders will come together to discuss the current state of the industry and plan the future at the EnergyShip Summit to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona on February 27-29, 2020. Attendees will gain access to world-class thought leaders in the fields of AI, data, engineering, markets, and leadership to develop actionable insights and enhance their ability to lead and win in the exponential future of oil and gas, as well as build a community of networked, future-minded leaders across the industry.

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8th Annual NYC Investor Summit 2019

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 1 dicembre 2019

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (“AOS”) (Nasdaq: AOSL) today announced that company management is scheduled to participate in the 8th Annual NYC Summit 2019, being held on December 17, 2019 at the Parker New York Hotel, New York City. The presentation material utilized during the NYC Summit will be made accessible on the investor page of the company’s website at http://www.aosmd.com.
The NYC Summit is hosted by executive management from participating companies and will feature a “round-robin” format consisting of small group meetings, each 30 minutes in duration. During the event, investors and analysts will have the opportunity to meet with up to 10 of the 16 management teams during the 30-minute group meeting sessions, as well as opportunities to meet with additional management teams during the breakfast and lunch networking sessions. The NYC Summit is by invitation only and is open to accredited investors and publishing research analysts. As space is limited, please RSVP early. Hosts reserve the right to limit attendance as necessary. Last day for registration is December 6, 2019.

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2019 World Sensors Summit

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 19 novembre 2019

On the morning of November 9, a grand opening for the 2019 World Sensors Summit (WSS) landed on Zhengzhou International Convention Centre. Guided by Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China and the China Association for Science and organized by China Instrument and Control Society and National Zhengzhou Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone, the summit was hosted by the People’s Government of Henan, China Instrument and Control Society, Henan Provincial Development and Reform Commission, Henan Provincial Department of Science and Technology, Henan Provincial Industry and Information Technology Commission, Henan Provincial Foreign Affairs Committee Office, Henan Association for science and technology and the People’s Government of Zhengzhou. Participators included experts from eight countries and regions including China, the US, Japan, Germany, the UK, Italy, South Korea and 12 international organizations, representatives from Siemens, Panasonic, Honeywell, GE, Alibaba, JD.com, Dassault, CNPC and China Academy of Space, and over 300 renowned companies in the sensor industry.
The plan for China (Zhengzhou) Intelligent Sensor Valley has been officially announced. It specifies two goals, firstly to build one hundred billion-worth industrial clusters and sensor towns for establishing the “one valley, multiple sites” industrial space layout, and secondly to create an excellent industry ecological environment and take effective measures to build the cluster.To build the “three special industrial chains” and “three industrial clusters”, National Zhengzhou Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone will keep improving innovative capabilities by establishing Zhengzhou Intelligent Sensor Institute and a platform that introduces intelligent sensors for promoting technological innovation and facilitating the cooperation for platforms that combine industry, teaching and research. Based on the current resources of national labs and universities, the collaboration between universities and enterprises will be enhanced in building test platforms for generic technology and establishing the Zhengzhou standards and tests and thus promoting industrial development.To ensure smooth implementation, guarantees in policy, elements and environment are also included in the plan. Combining resources and effective policy design, excellent methods of investment promotion and industrial resources linkage will be taken to ensure the introduction of high-quality projects into or out of China.APUS, a Chinese unicorn company providing mobile service to 1.4 billion global users, has helped promote WSS2019 via platform built in APUS System and AI powered solution of advertisement distribution.

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Nahyan bin Mubarak Inaugurates World Tolerance Summit in Dubai

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 18 novembre 2019

His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Institute for Tolerance, IIT, officially opened on Thursday the second day of the second World Tolerance Summit (WTS), held this year under the theme ‘Tolerance in Multiculturalism: Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane Benefits of a Tolerant World’. Over 3,000 participants from over 100 countries and 70 speakers from around the world took part in the summit, organized by the International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives.
The event featured a set of interactive sessions and workshops, focused on four themes: economic, social, cultural and media tolerance. It aims to promote peaceful coexistence, mutual respect, acceptance of others and to achieve friendly ties between people, regardless of their faiths, beliefs, cultures and languages.The special ceremony, held at Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Centre in Dubai, opened with the launch of a video titled ‘Humanity and Access to a Tolerant World’, which underlined the instrumental role of tolerance in promoting world peace and security. In his address to attendees, HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan said that the summit, graced by the generous patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, serves as a prestigious global platform for dialogue and joint action to achieve wellbeing for all.The event included dialogue sessions, workshops and a specialized digital library with more than 80 specialized publications and researches. It featured 36 student projects from 16 local and international universities, and an exhibition that saw participation from over 35 local and international government entities, showcasing their practices and programs to spread the values of tolerance, justice and equality.

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2019 Onmark Oncology Practice Summit

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 25 ottobre 2019

Austin (Tx) The Summit is an annual program offered by McKesson to help practices develop strategies and tactics that enable them to run more efficiently in the challenging value-based landscape. Through a series of lectures, panel discussions and interactive exercises, practices gained experience developing and implementing plans to strengthen their critical operations, helping to ensure practice success while keeping patient care the number one priority. This year’s Summit agenda featured a wealth of topics surrounding emerging healthcare trends, examples of successful practice transformations, and resources to help community-based oncology practices succeed in an increasingly competitive, ever-changing environment. Key activities during the Summit included: Presentations from experts who shared their point of view on new regulations and major trends affecting oncology Breakout sessions focused on strategic planning, employee engagement and leading through change
Opportunities to collaborate and network with peers as well as McKesson’s leadership team and subject matter experts
Clinical workshops about groundbreaking treatments and methods to enhance patient care. Oncologists and key practice staff participated in expert-led sessions on various topics with a unifying focus on leading through change. One panel included discussions on successful implementation of biosimilars—addressing the clinical, economic and operational impacts to consider as new therapies enter the market. Another panel brought together experts to help practices navigate the evolving community oncology landscape to preserve and enhance the ability to serve patients. Additionally, McKesson introduced biomarker test guidelines to support precision medicine as well as its new strategic planning services designed to help practices succeed and grow into the future.

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OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit™ on Lung Cancer

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 13 ottobre 2019

OncLive®, the nation’s leading multimedia resource focused on providing oncology professionals with the most current and insightful information they need to offer the best patient care, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on Lung Cancer Thursday, Oct. 17, from 5-9 p.m. at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront in Illinois. The chair for the summit will be Jyoti D. Patel, M.D., professor of medicine and director of thoracic oncology at University of Chicago Medicine.This interactive and educational meeting will analyze and discuss novel treatments for patients with lung cancer. The expert presenters will explore a wide variety of informative topics surrounding lung cancer, such as pathologic considerations in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC); the role of liquid biopsy/tissue testing; the new standard of care for stage 3 NSCLC; new immunotherapy combinations in stage 4 nonsquamous NSCLC; updates in immunotherapy in stage 4 squamous NSCLC, EGFR-positive NSCLC, ALK-positive and ROS1 NSCLC; targetable biomarkers in NSCLC; and updates in the management of small cell lung cancer. The presenters will also engage in a peer exchange and address audience questions.
State of the Science Summit™ is a premier conference series hosted by OncLive® that features medical experts from across the nation discussing treatment options. Each summit integrates academic and community-based physicians and health care professionals across key disciplines, from medical and surgical oncology to hematology.

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IBM Think Summit London

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 11 ottobre 2019

Cobalt Iron and Northdoor Ltd will sponsor, exhibit, and make a presentation at the upcoming IBM Think Summit London on Oct. 16 at the Olympia London event center. Scheduled for 12:39 p.m. as part of the Cloud and Infrastructure Think Tank, the presentation is titled “Machine Learning Meets Data Protection — the unstoppable force meets the immovable object?” The companies will be exhibiting in the Cloud and Infrastructure Campus. In the presentation, Rodney Foreman, chief revenue officer of Cobalt Iron, will discuss how groundbreaking new solutions for hybrid cloud deployments pair analytics with automation to eliminate many of the performance issues normally associated with managing a legacy data protection environment. Foreman will present what the “art of the possible” looks like for companies leveraging the next generation of SaaS data protection using Cobalt Iron’s Compass™ and IBM’s Spectrum Protect delivered by Northdoor IT.“Machine learning and data protection are a partnership made in heaven — or at least made in the cloud. Machine learning, analytics, automation, cloud, and SaaS have been aggressively deployed with massive success, delivering productivity, agility, and economic value across key IT disciplines,” said Foreman. “While previously overlooked, data protection is now being brought into the fold.”AJ Thompson, chief commercial officer for Northdoor, commented, “Progressive public sector, SMB, and global enterprises are rapidly deploying SaaS-based models to meet and exceed the new service levels being demanded by cloud-savvy and data-aware business executives. We’d like to invite Think Summit London attendees to join our panel of experts as they shine a light on this opportunity.”

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Edge AI Summit Returns to Silicon Valley

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 6 ottobre 2019

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Intel, Bosch, LGE & Panasonic among AI pioneers to join the second annual Edge AI Summit at the Computer History Museum, Nov 20-21, 2019.Down at the endpoint and even sensor level, innovations in hardware and algorithms have enabled machine learning to run on battery and solar power. Concurrently, the rollout of edge infrastructure and 5G is enabling greater compute resources to be placed geographically and logically close to the sources of data, and better networking between endpoints, edge nodes and the cloud.Technology is approaching a point where perhaps the main limitation for AI practitioners is imagination. This year’s Edge AI Summit will unveil some of the most imaginative use cases of machine learning at the edge, from aquaculture to automotive, touching on developments in AR/VR, autonomous systems, computer vision & reinforcement learning.Between 250-300 attendees are expected to attend, with topics focusing on the network and infrastructure needed to support large scale machine learning use cases in edge environments, and the architectural & engineering challenges of embedding AI on devices.

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Fifth Annual In-Memory Computing Summit North America

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 30 settembre 2019

FOSTER CITY, Calif., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) GridGain Systems, provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing solutions based on Apache® Ignite™, today announced the full breakout session schedule for the In-Memory Computing Summit North America. Conference breakout session speakers include representatives from 24 Hour Fitness, AT&T, Intel, Oracle, IBM and more. The conference is taking place November 13-14, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport. A discounted group room rate at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport is available until Friday, October 18, 2019 or when the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.
Organized by GridGain Systems, the In-Memory Computing Summit (IMCS) is held annually in both Europe and North America. They are the only industry-wide events that focus on the full range of in-memory computing-related technologies and solutions. Attendees will learn about the role of in-memory computing in the digital transformation of enterprises. The conference is attended by technical decision makers, business decision makers, architects, CTOs, developers and more who make or influence decisions about in-memory computing, Big Data, Fast Data, IoT and HPC solutions.

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OncLive® Presents State of the Science Summit

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 15 settembre 2019

OncLive®, the nation’s leading multimedia resource focused on providing oncology professionals with the most current and insightful information they need to offer the best patient care, will host its latest State of the Science Summit™ on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 5-9 p.m. at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Salt Lake City in Utah. The summit will be chaired by Wallace L. Akerley, M.D., oncologist; professor, department of internal medicine, division of medical oncology; and senior director, community oncology research at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.This interactive and educational meeting will analyze and discuss novel treatments for patients with NSCLC. The expert presenters will discuss topics facing hematologic malignancies specialists, oncologists, nurses and other medical professionals. These topics are biomarker management of NSCLC; how big of a part heredity may play in lung cancer; the historical perspective on the optimal management of stage 3 NSCLC; the new standard of care for stage 3 NSCLC, specifically in relation to the era of immunotherapy; updates in immunotherapy; new immunotherapy combinations in stage 4 squamous and non-squamous NSCLC; optimal tyrosine kinase inhibitors in epidermal growth factor receptor-positive NSCLC; and the role of chemotherapy in treating PD anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive and ROS1 NSCLC. The presenters will also engage in a peer exchange and address audience questions.

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Investor Summit on September 16th in New York City

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 8 settembre 2019

Ranpak Holdings Corp. (“Ranpak”) (NYSE: PACK), a leading provider of environmentally sustainable, systems-based, product protection solutions for e-commerce and industrial supply chains, today announced that Trent Meyerhoefer, Ranpak’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at this year’s Fall Investor Conference on September 16th in New York City at the Essex House. Ranpak’s Head of Business Development, Bill Drew, will also be attending and hosting one-on-one meetings.The Fall Investor Summit is an exclusive, independent conference dedicated to connecting small-cap and microcap companies with qualified investors. The Fall Investor Summit will take place in New York City at the Essex House on September 16th and 17th. The upcoming conference will feature 160 presenting companies and over 1,000 institutional and retail investors.

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