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2020 Sep 23

Secure and Effective Remote Learning with Joseph Blatt & Harvard IT

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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The shift to remote learning has led to new questions around digital safety for our families. What are the longer-term effects of extended screen-time on our families and students at home? How can we use technology tools as effectively as possible to keep our students safe? What are best practices to keep our family’s online information secure

To help ease your concerns in a friendly and approachable way, our expert panel including Faculty Director of the HGSE Technology, Innovation, and Education Program Joseph Blatt and Harvard University IT Program Manager for Training and...

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2020 Sep 28

Harvard Innovation Labs Presents: H&LS Startup Development Workshop - Intellectual Property Strategies

10:00am to 11:00am

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George Likourezos and Dr. Carmella Stephens, Partners at Carter DeLuca & Farrell, join us to discuss intellectual property strategies for life science startups with a focus on AI and data-driven technologies. We will talk about constructing a robust life science IP portfolio involving both traditional assets as well as technologies that leverage AI/ML and big data. We will look at strategies used to build a moat around your business & technology in order maximize your competitive advantage.

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2020 Sep 24

Harvard Innovation Labs Presents: Healthcare & Life Science Fireside Founder Chat with Ann DeWitt

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Ann DeWitt - General Partner at The Engine - joins us to discuss ‘tough tech’ and what she looks for when funding life science startups. We will discuss The Engine, a local investment firm and deep tech incubator, and the model they use to support ventures at the interface of science and engineering. We will also talk about qualities that often define the most successful scientist-entrepreneurs and the challenges faced by ventures solving the world’s most difficult multidisciplinary problems. Finally, we will learn about the scientific and technological advances...

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2020 Sep 23

Harvard Innovation Labs Presents: Lean Model Canvas

4:30pm to 6:00pm

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The Lean Canvas Model is a one-page business plan template that helps you distill your key ideas and assumptions. During this interactive workshop with Jess McLear, you will create your own Lean Canvas Business Plan and discover how it can streamline your thinking!

About the Speaker:

Jess McLear is an angel investor and member of Launchpad Venture Group with 20 years of experience in investing in and mentoring startup companies in Canada and the US. Her portfolio companies include manufacturing, IT, medical devices, and...

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2020 Sep 22

Harvard Innovation Labs Presents: Building a Pitch Deck

4:30pm to 5:30pm

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What elements help create a compelling and effective pitch deck? Learn the best ways to communicate your idea to investors, customers, and other key stakeholders.

Speaker Name: Zoë Barry

About the Speaker: Zoë developed the toughness and grit she brings as CEO of ZappRx while being a serial competitive athlete. Zoe attended Columbia University in New York City before launching her career on Wall Street. After working on both the sell side, at DeMatteo Monness, and the buy side, at Dawson Capital, Zoë ditched the corporate...

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2020 Oct 21

Live Audio Forest Bathing with Tam Willey of Toadstool Walks

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Join Tam of Toadstool Walks (https://toadstoolwalks.com/) on a 1.5 hour Live Audio Forest Bathing experience. Awaken your senses as we weave together our stories with the more-than-human world, each other and ourselves. This is a restorative sensory exploration that supports health and healing for all beings. Join from inside your home, backyard, porch or from a nearby natural area. All the prompts, invitations, sharing and ways of participating are optional and open to interpretation.

Tam Willey (they,she,he) is a guide, trainer, mentor...

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2020 Oct 10

Live Audio Forest Bathing with Tam Willey of Toadstool Walks

10:00am to 11:30am

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Join Tam of Toadstool Walks (https://toadstoolwalks.com/) on a 1.5 hour Live Audio Forest Bathing experience. Awaken your senses as we weave together our stories with the more-than-human world, each other and ourselves. This is a restorative sensory exploration that supports health and healing for all beings. Join from inside your home, backyard, porch or from a nearby natural area. All the prompts, invitations, sharing and ways of participating are optional and open to interpretation.

Tam Willey (they,she,he) is a guide, trainer, mentor and teacher with Association of Nature and...

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2020 Sep 23

Animal Snack Time: Meet the Arthropods

2:00pm to 2:45pm

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Ever wonder what tarantula’s hair feels like? Curious about what vinegaroons smell like? Want to get up close and personal with the business end of a scorpion? If so, then grab a snack and join human museum staff Javier and Ryan as they spend thirty minutes feeding, interacting with, and discussing the museum’s many live arthropods! This event is free and will be hosted via Zoom Webinar.

Register for this free virtual family friendly event.

Register by 1:00 pm on...

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2020 Sep 21

Building a Just and Climate-Ready Economy in a Post-COVID World (Open to the Public)

4:30pm to 5:30pm

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Join us for a conversation in honor of Climate Week with Daniel P. Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology, Harvard University, who will address The Science and Forecasting of Climate Change and Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, who will address the Business Case for Building a Just and Climate-Ready Economy.

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2020 Oct 06

Live Zoom Event with Ashley Whillans, author of Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life

3:30pm to 4:30pm

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Four out of five adults report feeling that they have too much to do and not enough time to do it, research shows. These “time-poor” people experience less joy each day, laugh less often, and are less healthy—and they are also less productive. How can we escape the time traps that can consume our days and make us miserable?

In the new book Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life, author and Harvard Business School...

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2020 Oct 12

Listening to Wampanoag Voices: Beyond 1620

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On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 12, 2020, the Peabody Museum will launch a new online exhibit, Listening to Wampanoag Voices: Beyond 1620, that features contemporary Wampanoag speakers. Listen as they share memories, thoughts, and reflections about museum collection items made by their ancestors and relatives, and learn how Wampanoag life and culture continues to flourish today.

Once imagined as a gallery experience, the exhibit will shift exclusively online because the museum remains temporarily closed during...

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2020 Sep 17

Global Development, Sustainability, & Conservation Professional in Residence Career Chat: Nancy Dammann ‘97

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Join the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Office of Career Services on Thursday, September 17 from 1-2 pm for a conversation with alumna Nancy Dammann, '97, Co-Executive Director of VASI, a non-profit founded by nine rural communities in the Peruvian Amazon to address the threats of biodiversity loss, climate change, and extreme poverty.

VASI works to conserve vulnerable ecosystems and landscapes while contributing to a higher quality of life for those in the region. Our world and the Amazon are at a critical point, biodiversity loss and climate change are recognized as...

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2020 Sep 16

Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society

11:00am to 12:00pm

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Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century is a talk series organized by the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy featuring prominent scholars, business and technology leaders, public interest technologists, and activists who address the ethical and rights implications of the impact of Artificial Intelligence on society and human life. The title of the series draws inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence.

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Ron Deibert | Professor of Political Science, and Director of the...

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2020 Sep 15

Michael J. Sandel presenting The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Harvard Book Store's virtual event series welcomes world-renowned philosopher MICHAEL J. SANDEL—author of the internationally bestselling What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets and Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?—for a discussion of his latest book, The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good?.

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In lieu of our traditional ticketing at this time, we ask that you pay what you can to support our virtual event series and this indie bookstore.

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2020 Sep 15

Growth Lab Viz Hub Launch Event

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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The Growth Lab is thrilled to announce the launch of our Viz Hub, a portfolio of award-winning, interactive visualizations powered by our research and discoveries. Join us on Tuesday, September 15th at 12PM EST for the official launch of the Viz Hub featuring Growth Lab Director Ricardo Hausmann, Senior Software Product Manager Annie White, and Senior Manager of Applied Research Tim O’Brien. This event will showcase the many projects included on the Viz Hub, provide a live demonstration of the Hub, and explain its significance to the Growth Lab’s Applied Research initiatives in countries...

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