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SAE International Names 2024 Board of Officers and Director
WARRENDALE, Pennsylvania, Dec. 5 -- SAE International issued the following news:

SAE International's general membership has elected industry executives named to the SAE's Board of Directors include:

2025 President - Robert Ireland, Vice President, Safety, Maintenance and Engineering, Airlines for America

2024-2026 Vice President Aerospace - Christopher Payne, Vice President - BCA Supply Chain & Fabrication Engineering, Boeing

2024-25 Treasurer - David Andrea, Principal - Plante Moran

Elected members with join the SAE Board in January chaired by Carla Bailo, 2024 SAE President.

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Physicians Committee and InSphero Announce Winners of HUMAIN Award
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 -- Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine issued the following news release:

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a nonprofit that advances human-based science, and InSphero, the global leader in 3D in vitro technology for drug safety and efficacy testing, are pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Human Advanced In Vitro Model Initiative (HUMAIN) Award. The HUMAIN Award recognizes researchers working to expand access to and accelerate the uptake of human-specific nonanimal approaches.

The five awardees of the HUMAIN Initiative are:

Dr. Burak Toprakhisar, ... Show Full Article

New Jersey Business & Industry Association: Siekerka Talks Building Relationships to Build Your Brand
TRENTON, New Jersey, Dec. 5 -- The New Jersey Business and Industry Association issued the following news on Dec. 4, 2023:

NJBIA President and CEO MIchele Siekerka was a featured guest Saturday on "One on One with Steve Adubato," where she discussed the annual New Jersey Women's Leadership Forum and the key role that relationship-building has in building your personal brand.

Building your brand isn't about self-promotion, it's about building and strengthening relationships that advance successful businesses and careers, Siekerka said.

"You create your brand, your persona, by how you're seen ... Show Full Article

Dr. David C. Noone Named Director of Earth From Space Institute at Universities Space Research Association
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 -- The Universities Space Research Association issued the following news release:

Universities Space Research Association (USRA) proudly announces the appointment of Dr. David C. Noone as the new Director of the Earth from Space Institute (EfSI).

Dr. Noone, currently the Buckley-Glavish Professor of Climate physics and Founding Director of Nga Ara Whetu: Centre for Climate, Biodiversity and Society at the University of Auckland, brings a wealth of experience to his new role. His research focuses on modeling and observing dynamical processes controlling the environment and climate ... Show Full Article

Chamber on Increasing Detroit Region's F-15EX Fighter Jet Production Rate
DETROIT, Michigan, Dec. 5 -- The Detroit Regional Chamber issued the following news release:

The Detroit Regional Chamber supports the efforts to increase the production output of the F-15EX fighter jet and any efforts to fly missions out of Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

With the aging A-10 slated for retirement, the Detroit Region needs to collaborate with business and government leaders on efforts to protect the state's defense capabilities, as well as the multitude of precision manufacturing jobs created by every plane stationed in Harrison Township.

Among these strong leaders and their ... Show Full Article

CCIA Offers Comments On Brazilian Tech Regulation Bill
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 -- The Computer and Communications Industry Association issued the following news:

As Brazil seeks input on proposed legislation to regulate tech companies, the Computer & Communications Industry Association filed comments ( advising Brazil's Congress to examine how proposed regulations would impact consumers and the economy.

CCIA Vice President Krisztian Katona participated in a Brazilian Congressional hearing ( ... Show Full Article

Beautiful Co-founders Drew Barrymore and Shae Hong to Deliver Closing Keynote at NRF 2024
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 [Category: Business] -- The National Retail Federation issued the following news release:

Drew Barrymore has an extensive career in film and television, and in recent years, she has capitalized on her creativity by expanding into retail."

WASHINGTON - Collaborators Drew Barrymore and Shae Hong will deliver the closing keynote at NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show, reflecting on the launch of the Beautiful by Barrymore line of high-performance appliances and cookware and the company's success in omnichannel retail.

"Drew Barrymore has an extensive career in film and television, and ... Show Full Article