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27 upcoming industry chats!

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The struggles I faced when determining my future career, and what made me switch my goals in the end.

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The Rocky Road to Medical School

03/27/2017 12:00 PM Eastern Time

By Michelle Landahl , Grifols

Grade 6 To 8,Grade 9 To 12

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The Sewerage and Water Board provides drinking water, drainage and wastewater treatment for Orleans Parish. We will focus on stormwater management and drainage. I will share an overview of our watershed and water quality information, highlighting how...

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Water Management in New Orleans

03/28/2017 11:00 AM Eastern Time

By Jennifer Roberts , New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board

Grade 9 To 12

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Seth MoranSeismologist and Scientist in Charge of the USGS Cascades Volcano ObservatoryAs the world witnessed in 1980, volcanoes like Mount St. Helens can erupt with devastating consequences. Today, scientists with the USGS?Cascades Volcano...

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Volcano Explorers 3 of 3: Can we forecast volcanic eruptions?

03/28/2017 1:00 PM Eastern Time

By Seth Moran

Grade 5,Grade 6,Grade 7,Grade 8

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This session will cover a brief overview of natural water systems and human-made drainage systems, followed by the adverse and beneficial impacts of each. The profession of Landscape Architecture will be explained, particularly how we design water...

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Landscape Architects Design Green Infrastructure

03/28/2017 2:30 PM Eastern Time

By Dana Brown , Dana Brown & Associates, Inc.

Grade 9 To 12

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Louisiana is on the forefront of massive change, and is the proving grounds of success with coastal resiliency and protection for many communities and coastlines to come - as we are in a pioneering phase of developing coastal resiliency,...

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Opportunities in Coastal Restoration and Resilience in Louisiana

03/29/2017 10:30 AM Eastern Time

By Amanda Gaze

Grade 9 To 12

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36 Years of Innovation at BASF, the Biggest, Baddest, Chemical Company on Earth

03/29/2017 12:00 PM Eastern Time

By Jay Otten , Dierker & Associates

Grade 9 To 12

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 In Mexico, the water crisis is growing increasingly severe each year, with millions of people lacking decent and secure water access. More than 10 million Mexicans do not have access to water services. In Mexico City alone, at least 250,000...

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Water Crisis and Rainwater Harvesting in Mexico City

03/29/2017 1:00 PM Eastern Time

By World Affairs Council Dfw , World Affairs Council of DFW

Grade 6 To 8,Grade 9 To 12

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In order to achieve greater coalition and effective solutions to our environmental challenges, this session will focus on our efforts to engage with underserved coastal communities who are directly affected by the coastal land loss affecting...

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Changing the Tide: Linking Coastal Communities for Success

03/30/2017 10:30 AM Eastern Time

By Arthur Johnson , Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development (CSED)

Grade 9 To 12

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The Wetlands Discovery Center helps to educate students on the science and politics of coastal restoration. Each year, we work with several students who present CWPPR (Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act) projects on behalf of...

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iRestore

03/30/2017 2:00 PM Eastern Time

By Jonathan Foret , Wetlands Discovery Center

Grade 9 To 12

Description

Greetings! Today we will learn how to position yourself as a trustworthy leader in school, your community and then your career. Now more than ever, people are looking for an emerging leader-- will it be you?

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Follow the Leader!

03/30/2017 4:30 PM Eastern Time

By LaSean Rinique

Grade K To 5,Grade 6 To 8,Grade 9 To 12,Out Of School Youth,Grade Post Secondary

Description

In the process of editing the story of Yasutsune "Tony" Hirashiki's memoir of ten years as a news cameraman in Vietnam, I've been able to see how TV News began--with the careful and even loving care of executives like Elmer Lower--and, like everyone...

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Television News: From the Beginning to (Possibly) the End

03/31/2017 11:00 AM Eastern Time

By Terry Irving , Rock Creek Consulting LLC

Grade 6 To 8,Grade 9 To 12,Grade Post Secondary,Grade Teacher Professional Development

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Will show video walk through of construction site, describing activities and processes

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Residential Construction & Renovation

04/03/2017 11:00 AM Eastern Time

By Jose Ekonomo , MasterCraft Solutions, LLC

Grade 6 To 8

Description

The number 1 regret that people have when thinking about their finances is that they did not begin to educate and work to maximize their understanding of financial opportunities and risks EARLIER IN LIFE!!! This presentation will offer insight...

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Start making decisions that affect you financially

04/04/2017 11:00 AM Eastern Time

By Richard Roscelli , Renaissance Asset Management LLC.

Grade 6 To 8,Grade 9 To 12,Out Of School Youth,Grade Post Secondary

Description

Virtual Reality is a quite hot topic currently, especially in education. In this chat I will guide you through all the necessary steps from creation to exploration in a quite short time frame. So you and your students will be able to make your own...

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How to make your own Virtual Reality

04/06/2017 10:00 AM Eastern Time

By Thomas Gläser , CoSpaces

Not Specified

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Robotics is a booming industry. A report done by International Federation of Robotics suggests that the next 5 -10 years will be double digit years for the industry. Robotics is a new tool and we want to help students understand how robotics works....

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Jimu Robot

04/10/2017 12:00 PM Eastern Time

By Robert Hung , UBTECH Robotics

Grade 5,Grade 6,Grade 7

Description

 Believe it or not,  you have been in sales from the time you were a baby! If you've never thought that you could be in sales (or would want to be) this will be the most eye-opening hour of your life! I'll get you thinking about how...

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We are all in Sales and Why it's one of the Most Hireable Professions in ANY Industry

04/11/2017 2:00 PM Eastern Time

By Laura Karam , Aaron and Jessica's Buggy Rides

Grade 9 To 12

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Yuri's Night...ONLINE SPACE PARTY!

04/12/2017 11:00 AM Eastern Time

By Janet Ivey , Janet's Planet, Inc.

Grade K To 5,Grade 6 To 8

Description

After teaching robotics, engineering, programming, and electronics for 33 years I retired to help create RobotBASIC.  It can control real robots, but also includes an integrated robot simulator that makes it possible to learn about robotics...

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How to Program a Robot

04/12/2017 12:30 PM Eastern Time

By John Blankenship , RobotBASIC

Grade 8,Grade 9,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12

Description

I have written three successful novels, two about motorcycles and one a fantasy/satire about Magic in Washington DC. Two were given Special Reviews by Publishers Weekly and one was listed as one of the 15 Best Indie novels of 2015. My next novel will...

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Becoming an Author or an Editor

04/14/2017 12:00 PM Eastern Time

By Terry Irving , Rock Creek Consulting LLC

Grade 6 To 8,Grade 9 To 12,Grade Post Secondary

Description

This lecture will provide a whirlwind tour of how hunter gatherers congregated into fishing/farming villages which evolved into cities, states and empires and how these empires may evolve with the coming Artificial Intelligence/Automation revolution....

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The Evolution of Civilization and an Automated Society

04/14/2017 2:00 PM Eastern Time

By Brant Jameson , Blue Jeans Networks

Grade 9 To 12

Description

Didi Pershouse, Author of "The Ecology of Care" and Education and Outreach Director of the Soil Carbon Coalition will show how, around the world, people are growing healthy landscapes that take atmospheric carbon and turn it into a water-holding,...

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Creating Climate Resilience through the Power of Photosynthesis and Soil Microbes

04/18/2017 11:00 AM Eastern Time

By Didi Pershouse , Soil Carbon Coalition

Grade Teacher Professional Development,Grade 6 To 8,Grade 9 To 12

Description

This session is designed as an open forum designed to help provide teachers with an to date view of the most recent trends in farming, food, and food security based on the current United States business and consumer climate.  I try to...

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The Business of Farming

04/18/2017 4:00 PM Eastern Time

By Cliff Love , Profitable Growth Services, LLC

Grade Teacher Professional Development

Description

Hey All! My name’s Greg and I'm the 33-year-old Founder of Trifecta - America's largest 'all-Organic' meal delivery service. We're 18 months old, have grown over 15,000% and are now in the multi-millions of dollars in sales. I got a lot of help...

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Entrepreneurship: How to use Web Based Marketing for growing your business

04/19/2017 1:00 PM Eastern Time

By Greg Connolly , Trifecta Nutriton

Grade Teacher Professional Development,Grade 9 To 12,Out Of School Youth,Grade Post Secondary

Description

"Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country." President Kennedy's immortal words live at the heart of who Peace Corps is and what we do. For 56 years, Peace Corps has served the purpose of world peace and...

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Peace Corps - Make the Most of Your World

04/19/2017 1:00 PM Eastern Time

By Jeffery Rhodes , Peace Corps

Grade 9 To 12

Description

Ever wondered how your mobile phone impacts the environment? What about your tablet? Or that smart watch you've had your eye on? In the spirit of Earth Day, we will be hosting a discussion on sustainability in technology, highlighting how students...

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"Is Your Phone Environmentally Friendly?" How to Choose Sustainable Technology

04/19/2017 2:00 PM Eastern Time

By Amy Ramos

Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12

Description

As President of the World Rainforest Fund, I believe it is imperative that we preserve biodiversity and save the world's rainforests. I will provide some background information about this important issue, discuss examples of my organization's work to...

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Rainforests: Why We Need Them & What We Can Do

04/20/2017 12:00 PM Eastern Time

By David Seaborg , World Rainforest Fund

Grade 6 To 8,Grade 9 To 12

Description

In a world where some of the most awesome jobs and companies are tech based ones, it can seem impossible to get through the door without being a strong coder or engineer. This session is aimed at showing people the career opportunities in the tech...

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How to Make Awesome Tech for Kids Without Knowing How to Code

04/24/2017 12:00 PM Eastern Time

By Sami Simon , Nickelodeon

Grade 9 To 12