"History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside."|
— John F. Kennedy
New Horizons Research Conference
October 8 - 9, 2010
What: 2-day interactive research forum for the scholarly practitioner to share new horizon ideas about emerging theories and research in the areas of change, leadership, and learning. Find more details in the Conference Program, and see selected presentations on our wiki.
When: Friday October 8th, 2:00pm – Saturday October 9th 5:00pm
Where: GWU’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus, Ashburn VA (20101 Academic Way, Research 1 Building, 20147). Nearby hotels are the Spring Hill Suites or Marriott Courtyard. http://cwp.marriott.com/iadtc/gwu/. See driving directions. Please note that the $50 registration fee can be paid at the door in cash or check only.
Contact: Sue Simmons, 703-726-3788
Summit on Education in Secure Software
September 7, 2010, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST - Teleconference
October 18 - 19, 2010 - Summit
State Plaza Hotel
2117 E Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037
The National Science Foundation Directorates of Computer and
Information Science and Engineering (CISE) and Education and Human
Resources (EHR) are jointly sponsoring the Summit on Education
in Secure Software.
The goal of this summit is to engage the community in the development
of a comprehensive agenda for secure software education by bringing
together interested parties in industry, government, academia,
and orther organizations, and determining how best to meet their
needs in a strong academic curriculum.
Registration is by invitation only. For more information, contact Dr. Diana Burley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Entrepreneurship (ASE) Conference:
How Technology is Knocking Down Doors and Fueling Social
May 4, 2009
George Washington University, Cafritz Conference Center
800 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC
Individuals of all ages, from all walks of life are turning to
their computers, the Internet, their PDAs, anything they can get
their hands on to stay connected!
The goal – leverage this connectivity to enable individuals
to find opportunities for service and to spur social change. Please
join us, on May 4, 2009 at George Washington University as leaders
of all facets of the American Social Sector join together for
this one-of-kind event. The common element: technology –
the role it is already playing in social innovation and where
it will take us! In addition to plenary sessions and keynote speakers,
conference attendees will choose breakout sessions that best fit
their background and further their own professional development.
The conference will be held in Washington, DC and simulcast to
Hampton Roads, Virginia – using the Old Dominion University
For more information and to register, visit: www.aseconference.org
CSL Hosts International Identity Conference
The Center for the Study of Learning hosted the 14th Annual International
Conference for the Society of Research on Identity Formation from
March 29th to 31, 2007. Among the guest speakers was Dr. Carol
Hoare, from GWU Department of Counseling, who presented on the
Unconscious and Identity in the works of Erik Erikson. The local
coordinators for the conference were Dr. Liliana Meneses, CSL
research associate and Sue Simmons, ELP Office Manager.
CHaOS '04 Research Conference
The fifth annual research conference on human and organizational studies was a great success, with about 120 people attending the presentations. This conference celebrated sixteen years of learning for the Center and the ELP.
Conference highlights included a keynote guest speaker, Mr.
William Spenla, Manager of Leadership Learning and Development
from DuPont Corporation. Mr. Spenla addressed the conference attendees
on leadership development in a globalizing firm. Additionally,
the conference included over 30 presentations in the form of symposia,
panels, and concurrent sessions. Among the presentations were
15 from ELP alumni, many of whom discussed aspects of their dissertation
findings. Topics of the sessions provided insights in such areas
as change, leadership, culture, research methods, teams, adult
learning and organization theory. Thanks to our guest speakers
and all of the volunteers who assisted with registration and check-in.
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