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Nov
19
Tue
JHUISI’s Rubin Speaks to Congressional Subcommittee about healthcare.gov Security
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am

Avi Rubin, Professor of Computer Science and Technical Director of JHUISI, will participate in a hearing on the security of healthcare.gov before the U.S. Congress House Subcommittee on Science, Space, and Technology at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19. The session will be broadcast on  C-SPAN and JHUISI is inviting everyone interested to watch the session in Croft Hall 227.

Avi Rubin of JHUISI

Avi Rubin, technical director of JHUISI

Official hearing information is available at http://science.house.gov/hearing/full-committee-hearing-my-data-healthcaregov-secure

Apr
8
Wed
E2SHI’s Annual Symposium: Innovations in Managing Climate Risk
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Johns Hopkins Environment, Energy, Sustainability & Health Institute (E²SHI) invites you to an interactive session led by Pablo Suarez from the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre on climate change and disaster response, and to explore how to bridge science, policy and practice. The title of the presentation is “Innovations in Managing Climate Risk: Reimagining humanitarian and development work.”

Pablo SuarezA light lunch will be served starting at 11:45 am, and Michael Klag, Dean of the Bloomberg School of Public Health, will give opening remarks.

The symposium is free and open to all Johns Hopkins faculty, staff and students, as well as community members.

RSVP by April 5 to attend.

Details here.

May
3
Tue
ACM Annual Lecture in Memory of Nathan Krasnopoler: Jim Jagielski ’83, Apache Software Foundation
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Jim-Jagielski-200x300Jim Jagielski ’83, a well known and acknowledged expert and visionary in Open Source, an accomplished coder, and frequent, engaging presenter on all things Open, Web and Cloud related, will present the 2016 Annual Lecture in Memory of Nathan Krasnopler at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3 in Hodson Hall 110. The title of the lecture is “A Practical Primer to Open Source.” Jagielski will provide a practical guide to the concepts and specifics of Open Source, the differences between Open Source and “free software,” a break down of Open Source licensing and governance, and lessons learned in Open Source that companies are leveraging in the “Inner Source” movement. Hosted by ACM.

Jagielski bio: As a developer, Jim Jagielski made substantial code contributions to just about every core technology behind the Internet and Web and in 2012 was awarded the O’Reilly Open Source Award and in 2015 received the Innovation Luminary Award from the EU. He is likely best known as one of the developers and co-founders of the Apache Software Foundation, where he has previously served as both Chairman and President and where he’s been on the Board Of Directors since day one. He serves as President of the Outercurve Foundation and was also a director of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and has served on numerous boards and advisory councils. He works at Capital Oneas a Sr. Director in the Tech Fellows program.

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