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Join the Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health for a seminar to learn how to network for career development and personal growth.  At the seminar you will learn why it is important to network for your career development, how to network at the American Public Health Association's annual conference and how to meet people relevant to your field of expertise. You will also learn how tools such as Linked In and your resume will help you network.

The Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health welcomes you to a seminar teaching you how to navigate the American Public Health Association's annual conference.  You will learn basic background information for the conference, hosted this year in Philadelphia, PA from Nov 2-6, 2019.  You will also learn how to plan your time while attending the conference, while navigating over 1000 presentations and many poster sessions.

For mor information, contact John Marmion at or (504) 988-2090.

Hear from Tulane President Mike Fitts as he takes questions from the Tulane community and discusses the bold future of the University. Pre-submit your questions online at:

The Canvas Gradebook is getting an upGRADE beginning in January 2020. There are additional features in the new Canvas Gradebook that may be beneficial to you and your course. Join our Instructure CSM Kelly Farr and get insider tips about the new features as well as features that will be missing in the new semester.  

Speaker: Tara Madhyastha, Amazon Principal TBDM Research Scientist

Join us as we discuss how Amazon Web Services (AWS) can be used throughout the research lifecycle—supporting faster time to science, advanced data analysis and machine learning, collaboration, and reproducibility. Dr. Madhyastha will provide some examples of how AWS has been used in research so far and describe what is possible at scale. 

2:00 p.m. Race Room


Jeremy Dean, Director of Education and Lukman Ramsey, Google Cloud Solutions Architect for Machine Learning

2:00 p.m. Stibbs Room

Speaker: Kellyn Pot'Vin-Gorman, Microsoft Azure Data Platform and Analytics Architect

Join Microsoft’s Power BI platform architect and author of Crushing the IT Gender Bias for a discussion of her experience in Information Technology and a question and answer session on the role of women in technology.  

1:00 p.m. Race Room


Soundarapandian Pandidurai, Hexaware Data Scientist; Adrienne Garber, Dell Senior Higher Education Strategist; and Nick Brigman, CompuCom Vice President of Digital Strategy

1:15 p.m. Stibbs Room

Speakers: Representatives from Hexaware

Our experience of the world is shifting. Each day information becomes more visual, mobile, and vocal. What does this mean for the future of the university experience?  Our partners at Hexaware will discuss industry trends related to Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Chat and Smart Assistants, Virtual Classrooms, and more.   

12:15 p.m. Stibbs Room


Patrick Norton, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and Noel Wong, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

Please join Noel Wong and Patrick Norton for a special session to discuss the future of technology in higher education, including strategies for leadership, innovation, enterprise and research data management, and the digitized evolution of Tulane’s business processes. A question and answer session will follow.