Program

ASU Launches Global Sustainability Solutions Science Fair to Recognize Youth Innovators

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:43pm

The 2021 Sustainability Solutions Science Fair is a virtual opportunity open to researchers, innovators and engineers age 12-18 from around the world who are creating sustainability solutions for local area communities and for the planet.

Key Points: 
  • The 2021 Sustainability Solutions Science Fair is a virtual opportunity open to researchers, innovators and engineers age 12-18 from around the world who are creating sustainability solutions for local area communities and for the planet.
  • Innovative sustainability solutions can come from any pocket of the world and the most unexpected experiences, said Alicia Marseille, Interim Deputy Director, Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service.
  • The Sustainability Solutions Fair is a platform to not only recognize these endeavors, but also support them in their fruition.
  • Founded in 2012, the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service (Walton) is ASUs central hub of integrated, applied sustainability solutions.

Intuit Ventures Launches to Accelerate Innovation for Early and Growth Stage Small Business and Consumer Fintech Companies

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:05pm

Intuit Ventures will help accelerate innovation for businesses and consumers through the companies it invests in, driving future innovations for consumers and small businesses.

Key Points: 
  • Intuit Ventures will help accelerate innovation for businesses and consumers through the companies it invests in, driving future innovations for consumers and small businesses.
  • Innovation both within Intuit and outside the company is critical to achieving our mission, said Shveta Mujumdar, Vice President of Corporate Development and leader of Intuit Ventures at Intuit.
  • Intuit Ventures accelerates our ability to empower entrepreneurs and the start-up community, and invest directly in their success.
  • Clearco strongly aligns with Intuit Ventures focus on fintech and omni-channel commerce as well as Intuits focus on small business success.

The Spur Group Joins Initiative Dedicated to Supporting Military Spouse and Veteran Employment

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:00pm

The firm joins a large number of companies dedicated to recruiting military talent through HOH's fellowship programs.

Key Points: 
  • The firm joins a large number of companies dedicated to recruiting military talent through HOH's fellowship programs.
  • The fellowship programs connect members of the military community to host companies and range from six to twelve weeks.
  • Through a variety of events and programs, more than 600,000 veterans and spouses have found employment through HOH.
  • The Spur Group looks forward to helping fellows in the program grow their professional networks, hone career-building skills, and get hands-on training experience in a professional setting.

The Linux Foundation's Open Networking and Edge (ONE) Summit Expands Programming with Keynote and Mini Summit by the US Government, Enabling Secure, Open, and Programmable 5G Networks

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:00pm

New programming includes a keynote address by Dr. Dan Massey, Project Leader, Operate through DoD 5G to NextG Initiative, as well as a US GOV OPS Mini Summit.

Key Points: 
  • New programming includes a keynote address by Dr. Dan Massey, Project Leader, Operate through DoD 5G to NextG Initiative, as well as a US GOV OPS Mini Summit.
  • "We are honored to have such a broad and distinguished swath of experts participating in ONE Summit," said Arpit Joshipura, general manager, Networking, Edge and IoT, the Linux Foundation.
  • Operate Through aims to ensure the DoD can securely operate through commercial 5G networks across the globe.
  • Following a keynote by Dr. Jonathan Smith during the Open Networking & Edge Executive Forum (ONEEF) earlier this year, the US GOV OPS mini summit will examine requirements and progress of 5G, edge, and IoT technologies within enterprise and government entities.

NIMBY Mindsets Holding California's Housing Crisis Hostage

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:50pm

California Senate legislative bills SB 9 and SB 10 are intended to help alleviate the affordable housing crisis by easing perceived land use and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) barriers to increase density and streamline the production of multi-family housing development statewide.

Key Points: 
  • California Senate legislative bills SB 9 and SB 10 are intended to help alleviate the affordable housing crisis by easing perceived land use and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) barriers to increase density and streamline the production of multi-family housing development statewide.
  • The need for affordable homes expanded largely due to the rapid rise in housing prices across California.
  • "SB 9 And SB 10"; Los Angeles Conservancy; Last updated: Sept 2021. laconservancy.org/issues/sb-9-and-sb-10
    4.Borland, Kelsi Maree; "California Takes a Legislative Response To The Affordable Housing Crisis"; Last updated: June, 2021; GlobeSt.com: globest.com/2021/06/22/california-takes-a-legislative-response-to-the-affordable-housing-crisis.
  • 8.Carpenter, Susan; "Strip Malls, Big-Box Stores Could Be Used For Housing In LA"; Last updated, Aug. 2020; Spectrum News 1; spectrumnews1.com/ca/la-west/housing/2020/08/24/strip-malls--big-box-stores-could-be-used-for-housing-in-la.

Pivot Point Consulting Ranked No. 6 Healthcare Supplier in Modern Healthcare's 2021 Best Places to Work

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:46pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pivot Point Consulting , a Vaco Company and #1 Best in KLAS Overall IT Services Firm (2020), has been ranked No.

Key Points: 
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pivot Point Consulting , a Vaco Company and #1 Best in KLAS Overall IT Services Firm (2020), has been ranked No.
  • 6 among healthcare suppliers in Modern Healthcare's 2021 Best Places to Work award program, marking the sixth year the firm has been included on the list.
  • As the healthcare industry sits squarely on the frontlines of this pandemic, the mission of the Best Places to Work program has only become more important.
  • Pivot Point Consulting was honored at the 2021 Best Places to Work Gala on Thursday, September 16.The complete list of this year's winner rankings is available at ModernHealthcare.com/bestplacestowork .

Judy Smith Joins Legalweek 2022 Keynote Lineup

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:30pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ALM is pleased to announce that Judy Smith, founder and President of Smith & Company, a leading strategic advisory firm, has been added to its slate of renowned legal speakers for Legalweek 2022.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ALM is pleased to announce that Judy Smith, founder and President of Smith & Company, a leading strategic advisory firm, has been added to its slate of renowned legal speakers for Legalweek 2022.
  • Ms. Smith's keynote session titled Leading Through Crisis: What Every Leader Should Know will be kicking off day two of Legalweek 2022 on February 2, at 8:30 AM.
  • "ALM is excited to welcome Judy Smith as part of this year's Legalweek 2022 keynote lineup.
  • For more information, including the full agenda, speaker list and to register for the Legalweek 2022 series, please visit: http://legalweekshow.com/ or follow @Legalweekshow and engage with #Legalweek22 and #Legalweekyear for updates.

Neighborhood Healthcare Selects Tabula Rasa Healthcare for PACE-Centered Pharmacy Solutions

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:28pm

"As a new PACE center, we place medication safety as a top priority," said Sophia Rodrigues, Executive Director of Neighborhood Healthcare PACE.

Key Points: 
  • "As a new PACE center, we place medication safety as a top priority," said Sophia Rodrigues, Executive Director of Neighborhood Healthcare PACE.
  • Along with Pharmastar's full-service pharmacy benefits management solution, these offerings will provide Neighborhood Healthcare with PACE-specific 340B pharmacy expertise.
  • "We're pleased to implement TRHC's solutions in our PACE offerings," added Rakesh Patel, MD, MBA, FAAFP, CPE, CEO of Neighborhood Healthcare.
  • Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) (NASDAQ: TRHC) provides medication safety solutions that empower healthcare professionals and consumers to optimize medication regimens, combatting medication overload and reducing adverse drug events the fourth leading cause of death in the US.

Pray.com Launches 'Pray for Rain' Campaign to Support Small Family Farms Impacted by Historic Western Droughts

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:15pm

At the core of this program, Pray.com is launching a fundraising drive to support CAFF's California Family Farmers Emergency Fund.

Key Points: 
  • At the core of this program, Pray.com is launching a fundraising drive to support CAFF's California Family Farmers Emergency Fund.
  • Given the unprecedented western heat waves and droughts, small farms are bearing the brunt of this crisis.
  • Since 1978, Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) has been dedicated to creating more resilient family farms, communities and ecosystems.
  • Our programs address current problems and challenges in food and farming systems, creating more resilient family farms, communities, and ecosystems.

FOS Highlights Focus on JOC Platform with Addition of James Matz

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:15pm

James has an extensive background in facilities management, JOC project management, and cost estimating - bringing a wealth of knowledge to FOS.

Key Points: 
  • James has an extensive background in facilities management, JOC project management, and cost estimating - bringing a wealth of knowledge to FOS.
  • He has successfully propelled JOC programs for public agency clients throughout Southern California, working directly with counties, cities, and universities on their JOC parameters.
  • The addition of national guidance to the marketing team is proof of FOS's commitment to maximizing the solutions available to JOC users.
  • Simplebid is a rapid procurement platform designed for JOC that caters to individual client needs and local statues.