first_img Published: March 29, 2017 If you goWho: Students, faculty and staffWhat: Science Communication SymposiumWhen: Friday, April 21, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.Where: East Campus; Sustainability, Energy and Environment ComplexRSVP: Required for morning workshop sessionThe Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) group is proud to announce the second-annual Science Communication (SciComm) Symposium, taking place Friday, April 21, at the Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC) on CU Boulder’s East Campus.This year, SciComm is expanding to a full-day event to include a morning workshop session on science communication followed by an afternoon symposium of engaging research talks, interactive activities and speakers who will give first-hand accounts of how science communication plays an essential role in their career.Session details are noted below. For more information, visit the SciComm Symposium website and follow the CU Boulder WiSE group on Facebook and Twitter for updates.Morning sessionRegistration is mandatory for the morning workshop session, as space is limited to 40 participants. 9 a.m. to noonAttendees will participate in the workshop “Messages with Impact: Creating a Compelling Story” led by professional facilitator Steve Zeisler. The workshop will provide tools to:Identify and engage different audiences through storytelling.Understand the elements of and effective techniques for telling impactful stories.Practice creating compelling stories that convey the importance and value of one’s work.12 to 1 p.m.A taco bar lunch will be provided to workshop participants in SEEC S228. And from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., there will be a screening of Jane Zelikova’s science film The End of Snow.Afternoon symposiumRegistration is requested but not required for the afternoon SciComm Symposium sessions. 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.The afternoon symposium at SEEC Auditorium will include talks from Aisha Morris and Madeline Sofia, six TED-style presentations from fellow CU Boulder grad students and postdocs, and fun SciComm activities to get attendees on their feet and thinking outside of the box!5:30 to 6:30 p.m.Close out the day with a social hour and networking session at the Bartlett Center for Science Communication (SEEC C215), where participants will have opportunity to connect with WiSE members and SciComm speakers.Categories:ConferencesEvents & Exhibits Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img read more

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first_imgAdvertisements RelatedMinistry of Finance Re-opens Tax Policy Division FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail The Taxation Policy Division of the Ministry of Finance and the Public, which was closed last Wednesday (April 7), to facilitate Police investigations into the issue of waivers and concessionary letters, reopened Monday (April 12).Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon Audley ShawOpening the Budget Debate in the House of Representatives on Thursday (April 8), Minister of Finance and the Public Service, the Hon Audley Shaw, noted that, increasingly, corruption is being discovered in several areas of Taxation and Customs. However, he said that strong measures were being put in place to address the crisis.“The Revenue Protection Division (RPD) will be strengthened and enlarged to detect and prosecute tax officials, as well as their co-conspirators in the private sector, who cross the line,” Mr. Shaw said.On Wednesday (April 7), the Ministry issued the following release:“The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service wishes to advise its stakeholders and the general public that due to an on-going police investigation on matters dealing with the issuing of waivers and concessionary letters, the Taxation Policy Division has been temporarily closed until Monday, April 12, 2010.“The Ministry regrets and apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the temporary suspension of waivers and concession letters and asks for your patience as we resolve this matter.”The Ministry issued the following release Monday (April 12) on the reopening for business of the Taxation Policy Division:“The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service wishes to advise the public that theTaxation Policy Division has reopened for business on a phased basis.“Due to constraints arising from the ongoing investigations with regards to the issuing of waivers and concessions, applicants will experience some delays in the processing of applications. In the interim, persons may contact the Ministry with regards to the status of their application via telephone (876) 932-4793/4 and email [email protected]“Applicants should be aware that payment of full duties and taxes on goods and services is an avenue that remains open. If a waiver is approved subsequently, then the duties will be refunded in part or in full. Please be aware that there are no guarantees that all such requests for waivers will be approved.“With respect to the 20% Duty Concessions, the processing time will go beyond the normal seven working days.“The Ministry regrets and apologizes for the inconveniences caused and asks for your patience as we try to restore normality to operations as soon as possible.” RelatedMinistry of Finance Re-opens Tax Policy Divisioncenter_img RelatedMinistry of Finance Re-opens Tax Policy Division Ministry of Finance Re-opens Tax Policy Division Finance & Public ServiceApril 12, 2010last_img read more

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