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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Indiana Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 14 items )  

American College of Sports Medicine Member-Exclusive Videos From ACSM Health & Fitness Summit Now Available
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Sept. 4 -- The American College of Sports Medicine issued the following news release: ACSM's International Health & Fitness Summit is the best place to learn how to put the latest scientific findings into practice. The sessions originate from a science core, and the speakers deliver practical sessions that you can put into action immediately. As a service to our members, several lectures and workshops are recorded each year and are shared as a benefit. In case you missed  more

Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health Researchers Find Having First-Degree Relative With Melanoma Increases Lifetime Risk of Melanoma
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health issued the following member research: Previous studies have found familial aggregation of melanoma and keratinocyte cancers (KCs). In a recent study, Dr. Xin Li and Dr. Hongmei Nan, researchers at the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health - Indianapolis (IUPUI), sought to determine the risk of melanoma and KCs in those with a positive family history of melanoma while controlling for pigment  more

Association of Telecom Management Professionals Obtains Privacy Shield Certification, Validating Data Privacy and Security Protections
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Sept. 3 -- The Association of Telecom Management Professionals issued the following news release: * * * - The certification confirms our commitment to data privacy ensures that AOTMP(R)'s customer data is handled with the utmost care. * * * AOTMP(R), a global leader in telecom, mobility, and IT management, today announced that it is Privacy Shield certified. The certification, bestowed after a comprehensive verification by the U.S. Department of Commerce and our intern  more

EVENT Oct. 13-16, 2019: International Economic Development Council Schedules Annual Conference
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 -- The International Economic Development Council will host the Annual conference at the Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct. 13-16: Keynote Speakers: - Alejandra Castillo, CEO, YWCA, Washington, DC - Ray Perryman, President and CEO, The Perryman Group, Waco, TX - Gilbert Kaplan, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC Agenda and Speaker: Using the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and  more

EVENT Oct. 14-16, 2019: Society of Petroleum Engineers Schedules Engineering Solutions for Sustainability - Materials & Resources 4 Toward Circular Economy
RICHARDSON, Texas, Aug. 30 -- The Society of Petroleum Engineers will host a conference entitled Engineering Solutions for Sustainability - Materials and Resources 4 Toward a Circular Economy at the Hotel Westin, Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct. 14-16: Keynote Lecturer: Chris DeArmitt, Phantom Plastics * * * Agenda and speakers: Recent Sustainability Developments in the Iron and Steel Industry: The iron and steel industry is one of the biggest global emitters of carbon dioxide. There are a numbe  more

Greater Fort Wayne: Fifteen Entrepreneurs Selected for Bridge Program
FORT WAYNE, Indiana, Sept. 3 -- Greater Fort Wayne issued the following news: Fifteen local entrepreneurs have been selected to participate in the first cohort of Greater Fort Wayne Inc.'s Bridge Program. The program, which connects established companies with startups, is designed to give entrepreneurs an extra boost, helping them bridge the gap between startup and success. "It's inspiring to watch these businesses form relationships," said Renata Robinson, director of small business developme  more

Indiana's Electric Cooperatives to Assist in Hurricane Dorian Recovery
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Sept. 2 -- The Indiana Electric Cooperatives issued the following news release: Indiana's electric cooperatives are sending crews and equipment to assist in the Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts. The storm is expected to create widespread property and infrastructure damage throughout Florida and the southeastern part of the country. Sixteen lineworkers from six of Indiana's electric cooperatives will leave from Clark County REMC Monday, Sept. 2, to assist Central Florida  more

Kiddie Academy to Open in Southwest Greater Fort Wayne
FORT WAYNE, Indiana, Sept. 5 -- Greater Fort Wayne issued the following news: Fort Wayne is primed for its second Kiddie Academy location. After finding success at their first local location on Coldwater Road, co-owners Hajira and Dr. Zubair Khan will open a second childcare site, on the city's southwest side at 9336 Illinois Rd. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Kiddie Academy Southwest Fort Wayne is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. Kiddie Academy serves children ages 6 weeks to 12 ye  more

Manufacturing Times Digital Teams With Dow to Build First Supply Chain Early Warning System for Manufacturers
CHICAGO, Illinois, Sept. 5 -- Manufacturing Times Digital issued the following news release: * * * - Software Will Flag Weather, Natural Disasters Likely to Disrupt Supply Chains * * * MxD, Dow (NYSE: DOW), and four other industry and academic partners are collaborating to build software that will warn manufacturers of delays in customer shipments caused by emergencies, weather or other natural disasters. Dow, based in Midland MI, will lead the Supply Chain Risk and Event Management project   more

National Marine Manufacturers Association: Smoker Craft Welcomes Senator Todd Young at Its Manufacturing Facility
CHICAGO, Illinois, Sept. 6 -- The National Marine Manufacturers Association issued the following news release: Smoker Craft Boats, recipient of NMMA's inaugural Advocate of the Year award, hosted Senator Todd Young (R-IN) at its facility in New Paris, Indiana last week, capping off a string of industry plant tours during the summer Congressional recess. NMMA members have held more than 20 plant tours with elected officials since the beginning of the year, with several visits still to come. Ahe  more

Project Lead The Way: Esteemed Experts Develop First-of-its-Kind Assessment of Critical and Creative Thinking Skills
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Sept. 4 -- Project Lead The Way issued the following news release: * * * - Project Lead The Way (PLTW) hosts panel on assessing in-demand knowledge and skills * * * In a rapidly changing economy, students with in-demand, transportable skills - including problem solving, critical and creative thinking, collaboration, communication, and ethical reasoning - are most likely to thrive throughout their education and careers. But until now, high school tests have not provided  more

Radio Advertising Bureau: Radio Show Executive Session to Feature Ceos From Iheartmedia, Entercom and Cumulus Media
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Sept. 3 -- The Radio Advertising Bureau issued the following news release: The chief executive officers from the three largest radio broadcast groups-iHeartMedia, Entercom and CUMULUS MEDIA-will headline a special session focused on the future of the industry during the Radio Show luncheon program on Wednesday, September 25. The Radio Show, held September 24-26 in Dallas, Texas, is produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau  more

Society of Professional Journalists: Ohio University Named SPJ's Outstanding Campus Chapter for Fourth Consecutive Year
SAN ANTONIO, Indiana, Sept. 6 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: For the fourth straight year, the Society of Professional Journalists selected Ohio University as the Outstanding Campus Chapter. This award honors chapters for their commitment to SPJ's mission and to the journalism profession. The Ohio University SPJ chapter excelled in both quality and number of programs. It continued popular programs of the past, such as a Grammar Smackdown, and introduced v  more

Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine Issues 7 Research Articles in Sept. 1, 2019 Edition
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Sept. 2 -- The Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine concentrates on the translation of science to action, published seven research articles on the following topics in its Sept. 1, 2019 edition: * A Review of Acute Physical Activity Effects on Brain and Cognition in Children * Active Smarter Teachers: Primary School Teachers' Perceptions and Maintenance of a School-Based Physical Activity Intervention * Classroom-Based Physical Activity and On  more