The Science Scene

Wednesday, July 8

"Southeast COVID-19 Innovation Showcase." A virtual showcase provides a chance to learn about available funding for innovations providing solutions to COVID-19. The agenda includes pitches from select entrepreneurs to showcase remote patient monitoring technologies followed by feedback and partnering from a panel of experts and funders from across the Southeast. Free, but pre-registration is required.

Monday, July 13
Emory Climate Talks

"Emory Climate Talks." The topic for this month's webinar is "Renewable Energy Access in Haiti." The event features Emory graduate Sandra Kwak, CEO and founder of 10Power, a certified benefit corporation providing commercial-grade renewable energy internationally to communities that lack electricity. In Haiti, 10Power has developed and financed solar projects for water purification centers, health organizations and major international organizations. Kwak is also a board member of the Foundation for Climate Restoration, working on solutions to bring the concentration of carbon in the atmosphere back down to 300 parts per million by 2050. At 3 pm via Zoom.

Wednesday, July 15

"Organic Chemistry Virtual Symposium." The NSF Center for Selective C-H Functionalization is based at Emory but has a global reach via collaborations and regular online seminars. Every quarter, the center hosts leaders in the field of organic chemistry for presentations on cutting-edge research. At noon via Zoom.

Wednesday, July 22

"Emory Climate Talks." Emory graduate Mandy Mahoney, president of the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, will give an online seminar entitled "Energy Efficiency: How it Works and Why it Matters." Prior to joining SEEA in 2011, she served as director of sustainability for the city of Atlanta under Mayors Reed and Franklin. At 3 pm via Zoom.

Links to Emory event calendars:

Anthropology
Biology
Center for Ethics
Center for Mind, Brain and Culture
Chemistry
Computer Science
Frontiers in Neuroscience Seminars 
Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics
Physics
Rollins School of Public Health
School of Medicine: Medical Grand Rounds
School of Medicine: Surgical Grand Rounds
Sociology