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International CES launches call for speakers.

May 14, 2014

International CES® today announced its "Call for Speakers" for the 2015 International CES®, which returns to Las Vegas, NV, January 6–9, 2015. Conference boasts talents and expertise of industry speakers through 250 cutting-edge sessions, empowering attendees with knowledge to stay at forefront of innovation. Event will also feature more than 3,500 exhibitors unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services. Speaker proposals will be accepted through 5 pm EDT, June 13, 2014. Read More

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EPA releases EnviroAtlas ecosystem mapping tool.

May 14, 2014

U.S. EPA released EnviroAtlas, a web-based interactive tool that integrates over 300 separate data layers, helping decision makers understand the implications of planning and policy decisions on fragile ecosystems and the communities who depend on goods and services from these ecosystems. EnviroAtlas can help people learn about ecosystems, and how they provide benefits such as clean air and water, opportunities for recreation, and protection from severe weather, such as hurricanes and floods. Read More

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Alaska UAS Test Site begins research flights.

May 14, 2014

FAA announced that the University of Alaska's unmanned aircraft system test site is the second of 6 to become operational. Agency has granted the University of Alaska Fairbanks a Certificate of Waiver or Authorization allowing flights by Aeryon Scout small UAS for animal surveys at its Pan-Pacific UAS Test Range Complex in Fairbanks. Main purpose of operation is to show how UAS can accurately locate, identify, and count large wild animals for survey operations requested by state of Alaska. Read More

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BIO announces Buzz of BIO contest winners.

May 14, 2014

BIO has announced winners of the 2014 BIO International Convention® Buzz of BIO contest, recognizing highly innovative companies in the biotech sector. Competition spotlights emerging companies that are R&D intensive and helps position them to develop strategic partnerships within the industry. BNOAT Oncology, Inc. and HNu-nanoPOINT won Technologies of Tomorrow category, while Kibow Biotech Inc. and Novan Therapeutics won Pipelines of Promise category. Read More

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AEM helps lead Exhibitions Day launch on Capitol Hill.

May 14, 2014

AEM will help lead Exhibitions Day in Washington D.C., June 16–17. Initiative will educate federal lawmakers on the business value of face-to-face events and how regulatory action can affect organizers' attendance-building efforts. Spearheaded by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events, event will include Capitol Hill visits to members of Congress and their staffs, as well as outreach to educators and the media. Read More

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NFPA's Outlook Conference Registration is now open.

May 13, 2014

Scheduled for August 11–13, 2014, Industry and Economic Outlook Conference offers hard data and expert analysis for everyone involved with the fluid power industry. This year's conference will provide critical insight and opportunities in 4 major areas–Economics, Industry, Technology, and Networking. Speakers include: Alan Beaulieu, Eli Lustgarten, John Walker, Peter Zeihan, Ryan Reed, Chuck Yengst, Karen Ubelhart, Don Ake, Dan Meckstroth, Scott Hazelton, and Donna Ritson. Read More

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A4A commends service and career of Rep. Jim Oberstar.

May 13, 2014

A4A President Nicholas E. Calio issued statement on sudden passing of former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who served 18 terms in Congress. "As a longtime chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Jim Oberstar understood the value of air travel to jobs, the economy and connecting people and goods across the country and the world. He worked tirelessly on behalf of establishing and improving safety standards, and was a strong advocate for employees in all transportation sectors." Read More

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EPA Employees nominated for 2014 Service to America Medals.

May 13, 2014

Partnership for Public Service honored three U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employees that have been selected as finalists for 2014 Service to America Medals, which pay tribute to America’s dedicated federal workforce. Ramona Trovato, Bill Charmley, and Doug Norton were selected as Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals finalists for their commitment and innovation, as well as the impact of their work on addressing the needs of the nation. Read More