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Monotype to Engage Designers Through Typography at Head, Heart Hand: AIGA Design Conference

Woburn, Mass. (PRWEB) October 04, 2013

Join Monotype at Head, Heart, Hand: AIGA Design Conference, the bi-annual conference presented by AIGA, the professional association for design, on Oct. 10-12, 2013, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. One of Monotype's type experts, Allan Haley, will be engaging all levels of type designers by exploring the past and present trends in typography. Come by and get a sneak peek into the future of typography by learning about emerging type talent, then put your type trivia to the test in the “Head, Heart, Hand” Type Quiz.

Allan is director of words and letters at Monotype and is involved in all aspects of growing and maintaining the company’s typeface collections, and he serves as a link between Monotype and the graphic design and design education communities.

    “Lessons from the Young Guns of Typography”: Emerging designers are creating thought-provoking, powerful and even stunning typography that is sure to spawn future design trends. This session will celebrate the best work being done and examine why it is so good. More information on this presentation can be found here:

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 – 2:30-3:45 p.m.

    “Head, Heart, Hand” Type Quiz: Do you know more than a little type trivia? Then you might be ready to take the 2013 AIGA Type Quiz. If you've taken the quiz before – or have results from the last quiz – it won’t help. We've got all new questions – with more than a couple dedicated to our host city. This year’s quiz will be even more fun and more rewarding than those in the past. There will be more prizes and even a series of questions for the typographically challenged. It promises to be an evening of fun and font frivolity. More information about how you can test your metal at the “Head, Heart, Hand” Type Quiz can be found here:

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 – 8-9:30 p.m.

Please join Monotype at Head, Heart, Hand: AIGA Design Conference to talk about fonts and typography, and share typographic items of interest.

About Monotype

Monotype is a leading global provider of typefaces, technology and expertise that enable the best user experience and ensure brand integrity. Based in Woburn, Mass., Monotype provides customers worldwide with typeface solutions for a broad range of creative applications and consumer devices. The company’s libraries and e-commerce sites are home to many of the most widely used typefaces – including the Helvetica®, Frutiger® and Univers® families – as well as the next generation of type designs. Further information is available at

Monotype, Helvetica and Frutiger are trademarks of Monotype Imaging Inc. registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. Univers is a trademark of Monotype GmbH registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2013 Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. All rights reserved.


Tipton Communications Tailors Magnet

Newark, Delaware (PRWEB) September 25, 2013

Tipton Communications, a fast-growing, full-service hospital certification, employee communications, and public relations agency serving health systems nationwide, will introduce its new Magnet® documentation services tailored to the new 2014 requirements at next week’s American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference® in Orlando, Florida.

“While we continue to support hospitals submitting for Magnet designation under the 2008 requirements, we have customized our range of documentation and site visit preparation services to reflect the new 2014 requirements, and we are ready to help,” said Michelle Beuscher, director of hospital certification for Tipton Communications.

Tipton provides a full range of Magnet documentation solutions, from project management boot camps, to workshops for nurse writers, to Magnet writing, content review and editing support, to a customized website electronic submission solution. Tipton also helps hospitals and health systems to prepare for Magnet appraiser site visits.

Tipton will outline its Magnet documentation services to the more than 7,500 nurses and nursing executives from top hospitals attending the annual conference of the prestigious Magnet Recognition Program®. The conference is being held October 2 to 4, in the Orlando Convention Center.

“We provided support to more than 25 hospitals on the Magnet Journey® and we understand very well the challenges involved in demonstrating and describing the practices, outcomes and accomplishments that are required for a hospital to be Magnet designated,” said Dan Tipton, president. “We share best practices and our writing and editing support takes the pressure off nursing teams and their leaders during this critical phase of the designation process.”

Tipton Communications representatives will be available in booth number 1606 to discuss their services and the new 2014 requirements.

About Tipton Communications Group

Tipton Communications supports hospitals, healthcare systems and corporations across the nation with award-winning business communications, including Magnet designation support, employee communications, human resources communications, public relations, marketing communications, intranet and internet design and development, graphic design and strategic communications planning. For more information, please visit

Tipton Communications products and services are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). ANCC Magnet Recognition®, Magnet®, ANCC Magnet Conference® and Magnet Recognition Program®, are registered trademarks of the American Nurses Credentialing Center. All rights reserved.


PMWC 2014 Silicon Valley Honors YW Kan with New Pioneer Award at Annual Conference

Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) November 24, 2013

The Personalized Medicine World Conference, PMWC 2014, to be held on January 27-28, 2014 in Silicon Valley, provides real-world insights into the progress of personalized medicine. Participants can join the discussion and interact with key opinion leaders who are framing and forming the future of this rapidly changing industry. PMWC 2014 is co-hosted by Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Oracle.

This year, PMWC has launched a new honor, called the “Pioneer Award,” to be given on occasion to a rare individual who presaged the present day excitement regarding personalized medicine and made major advances in the field, even at a time when less-evolved technology and less encouragement from peers existed.

For the inaugural award, the Conference’s program committee has chosen to honor Dr. Yuet Wai Kan, an innovator in disease detection. Dr. Kan has pioneered the design and implementation of prenatal DNA-based screening tests for sickle cell anemia, thalassemias, and various other single gene disorders. Additionally, he discovered DNA polymorphism, used extensively in gene discovery.

Dr. Kan’s research has highlighted the links between specific genetic aberrations and congenital diseases, while also expanding knowledge of hematology and cellular microenvironments. His findings have led to additional research on gene expression control mechanisms, as well as the establishment of genetic disease models. Dr. Kan is currently working to use stem cell approaches to treat blood and infectious diseases.

Career Highlights

2013 Fellow of the AACR Academy

2011 Institute of Medicine

2009 Member, American Philosophical Society

2006 Lifetime Achievement Award, Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America

2004 Shaw Foundation Prize in Life Science and Medicine

1996 Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences

1995 Helmut Horten Research Award

1991 Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award

1990 President, American Society of Hematology

1988 Member, Academia Sinica of Taiwan

1988 American College of Physicians Award

1987 Waterford Award in Biomedical Sciences

1986 Elected Member, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

1984 Gairdner International Award

1984 Allan Award, American Society of Human Genetics

1981 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society

1980 D.Sc, University of Hong Kong

1979 Dameshek Award, American Society of Hematology

1958 MBBS, MD, University of Hong Kong

More detailed program information can be found at the PMWC Program Website:

About PMWC Intl

PMWC International is dedicated to transforming healthcare through the global adoption of personalized medicine. Launched by Silicon Valley investors and entrepreneurs in 2009, PMWC International has held several conferences in the U.S. and abroad to forge connections and drive innovation. For more information, please visit


Mobile Learning, New Standards, College and Career Readiness Highlighted in 2013 Pearson Virtual Conference

New York (PRWEB) October 29, 2013

Mobile learning, new curriculum standards and ensuring that all students graduate college-and career-ready are the main topics that stellar education leaders will present in an upcoming free virtual conference from Pearson. “A New Frontier: Re-Imagining the Next Generation of Education” is a professional development opportunity with nine sessions on today’s hot topics that educators can attend from the comfort of their classrooms or homes – anywhere they have access to the Internet. Among the presenters are top science and social studies experts as well as leaders in educational change.

What: The presenters and interactive virtual sessions include:

o    Every Child, Every Day: An Inside Look into Digital Conversion (keynote), presented by Dr. Mark Edwards, superintendent, Mooresville Graded School District, N.C.

o    Teaching and Learning with Backchannels and Informal Assessments, presented by Richard Byrne, digital learning consultant, blogger

o    Hands-On, Minds-On: Rigor and Science, presented by Michael Padilla, Ph.D., professor of science education, University of Georgia, Athens

o    Achieving the C3: An Exploration into 21st Century Social Studies, presented by Kathy Swan, lead writer of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards, associate professor, University of Kentucky

o    What's New? Let's Take a Look at the Conceptual Shifts in the Next Generation Science Standards, presented by Dr. Karen L. Ostlund, 2013-2014 retiring president, National Science Teachers Association, UTeach, College of Natural Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin

o    The Idea of America: Teaching Civic Engagement Through American History, presented by Kelly Govain, coordinator of teacher development, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

o    Smithsonian Museum Resources & Inquiry Learning, presented by Naomi Coquillon, youth and teacher programs manager, Smithsonian National Museum of American History

o    College Readiness in Science. What's Ideal - and What's Real?, presented by Dr. Kenneth Miller, biology professor at Brown University, high school biology author

o    The DBQ Project and Common Core: A System-Wide Approach to Historical Thinking and Evidence-Based Argument Writing, presented by Chip Brady, co-founder of The DBQ Project

When: Nov. 12-15, 2013

Where: For more information or to register, visit

About Pearson

Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, providing educational materials and services and business information through the Financial Times Group. Pearson serves learners of all ages around the globe, employing 41,000 people in more than 70 countries. For more information about Pearson,


CUE Announces Iron CUE Challengers for Fall CUE Conference

(PRWEB) October 23, 2013

Fall CUE 2013 Conference attendees will once again have the privilege of witnessing the ultimate ed tech competition: Iron CUE. Two brave and fearless educators, Nicole Dalesio and Kelly Kermode, will take the stage to determine whose masterpiece lesson will win the day.

Iron CUE is now in its fourth year at Fall CUE. Two ed tech experts are chosen before the conference and are introduced to the audience at the opening keynote. Each chooses two assistants from the audience to help him or her for the next 22 hours. Then, the mystery technology is unveiled. Whatever it is, the competitors must use it to produce a teachable lesson on a given topic. At the closing keynote, the competitors will present their lessons and the audience will vote. The best masterpiece lesson wins.

Iron CUE Champion Alice Keeler is coordinating the event and promises “the combined creative energy of these two ladies just might be enough to power the planet for the next year!”

Nicole Dalesio

Nicole is a California native and Pleasanton teacher whose specialty is creativity, technology, and education. Nicole teaches 4th grade as well as technology workshops for teachers, and is a community college iPhoneography instructor. She’s an Apple Distinguished Educator, an Adobe Education Leader, a Google Certified Teacher, and a Sony Education Ambassador.

Kelly Kermode

Kelly is a high school teacher and yearbook adviser. She loves integrating technology so it makes life more challenging, creative, engaging and interactive. She is an Adobe Education Leader, Google Certified Teacher, and a CUE Lead Learner. Current learning goals include: animation, motion graphics, gamification, and JavaScript.

The sold-out Fall CUE Conference takes place October 25-26 at American Canyon High School in Napa Valley. Onsite registration is not available, however workshop and session information is available at and keynotes will be streamed. Follow the action at #fallcue.

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About CUE

Ed Tech Professional Development is at the core of CUE's work. We are passionate believers in advancing student achievement through technology. By providing Ed Tech professional development to schools, districts, and local educators on the infusion of emerging technologies, we can help better prepare students for college and careers ahead. |

About the Fall CUE Conference

The Fall CUE Conference is a more intimate, focused conference than the annual CUE conference and provides educators with opportunities to share, collaborate and learn. CUE’s first Fall Conference was held in 1980 and has featured a number of luminaries as keynotes over the years, including Hall Davidson, Michael Horn, Vicki Davis and the late Steve Jobs. |

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Digital WarRoom to Share All-in-One Ediscovery Software with Litigators at 2013 Ediscovery Leadership Conference

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 11, 2013

Digital WarRoom, creators of the Digital WarRoom all in one ediscovery software platform, will sponsor the Ediscovery Leadership Conference in Hollywood Florida on November 15th, 2013. The educational conference is offered by The Legal Learning Series, led by industry veterans Robert Friedman and Karen Chamberlain.

Industry experts at the 2013 conference will explore diverse topics including social media in ediscovery, international challenges, and a look at the technologies and practices in forensics investigations. Digital WarRoom is the first truly integrated ediscovery software that allows law firms and legal teams to process ESI, conduct attorney review, and create productions in a single software environment said Megan Miller, vice president of marketing and business development for Digital WarRoom. The growing interest in ediscovery is phenomenal, and education has been key to the rapid growth of Digital WarRoom as a leading ediscovery software solution. The Legal Learning Series really shares our belief that great software and ediscovery education go hand in hand.

About Digital WarRoom Ediscovery Platform

Digital WarRoom is the first ediscovery platform to provide law firms, corporate legal and ediscovery teams with complete ESI processing, document review and production in a single application, eliminating traditional high-cost volume-based processing fees. GGO created the Digital WarRoom technology for in-house use by solo attorneys, corporations and law firms of all sizes to address document processing, review and production in legal matters of all types. The software is licensed in a variety of forms, addressing any size law firm or matter:

Digital WarRoom Pro the first Windows PC application for ediscovery, allowing an individually licensed user to conduct complete ediscovery on a Windows computer;
DWR WorkGroup DWR WorkGroup, a multi-user ediscovery application that allows corporate IT, in-house legal, or law firm ediscovery practitioners to manage ediscovery case data processing, document review and production without high priced volume-based processing;
Digital WarRoom Remote hosted ediscovery, a full-service hosted platform designed for distributed and virtual team access to case data.

The Digital WarRoom platform has been acclaimed by e-discovery experts, law firms, and corporate clients as impressive, seamless, and easy to use. An LTN product review compared the platform favorably with better-known but far more expensive solutions, saying DWR seems to have adopted the best two or three features offered by leading ediscovery software makers such as Clearwell and kCura Relativity and packaged them all together in one functional, integrated platform, which can operate on a desktop, or laptop, computer in a distributed computing environment that incorporates other computers, such as a back-end database server.

To learn more about Digital WarRoom visit


Apple IT Consulting Company, Forget Computers, to Attend European Mac Sys Admin Conference September 17-20

Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 13, 2013

MacSysAdmin 2013 is a forum for European Mac Administrators to gain knowledge, meet colleagues, make acquaintances, and exchange relevant technology experiences. Throughout the three day program speakers will host sessions specific to Mac OS X, OS X Server, iOS and iCloud, as well as mobile strategy and security, and the future of the Internet. In attendance will be system administrators from the business and educational markets where Apple computers and mobile devices make up a considerable part of the computing environment. Technical consultants from resellers, distributors, and consulting firms who are focused on Apple technology will also host informational sessions.

While Ben is overseas, he will conduct business consultations with current European Robot Cloud subscribers to review and analyze their infrastructure, corporate mobile device strategy, and provide technology recommendations for 2014. Also to be discussed is the impact of iOS7 and the latest Casper Suite enhancements. Improvements to the comprehensive Robot Cloud solution and its companion, Device Scout (also available as a standalone SaaS subscription), will be discussed and shared with customers and prospects. Most importantly, says Ben Greiner, Im excited about the opportunity to meet face-to-face with a few of our overseas clients and get direct feedback on how Robot Cloud can help them operate more efficiently.

Ben Greiner is the President and Founder of Forget Computers and is an expert in the Apple technology field. In addition to several speaking engagements over the years Ben has most recently published the following articles in i.Business Magazine: Best Practices for Creating Apple IDs, Six Steps to Better Mac & iOS Security, and Secure Corporate iOS Devices the Smart Way.

Founded in 1998, Forget Computers is a team of Apple IT specialists skilled in delivering Mac and iOS management and support to Chicago Creatives and IT Professionals worldwide. Forget Computers is also the developer of Robot Cloud, a hosted, Apple device management solution, powered by the JAMF Casper Suite, and the ingenuity and experience of Forget Computers.

Ben will be posting updates related to MacSysAdmin at and on Twitter @robot_cloud.


ISTE Hosts STEMx Education Online Conference With HP and Other Partners

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013

To help teachers and students prepare for the growing global need for employees with STEM skills,the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE


Telligent Announces Senior Marketing Analyst as Keynote Speaker for Upcoming User Group Conference

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 07, 2013

Telligent, a market leader in enterprise social software, is gearing up for its annual user group conference, The Big Social, and today announced that industry analyst Kim Celestre will be a keynote speaker this year. Celestre, a senior analyst at Forrester Research, Inc., covers B2B and B2C marketing, with a specific emphasis on the use of social marketing platforms and online communities to shape exploration and buying behaviors. As a leading expert, her analysis on social trends, challenges and best practices helps marketers create social strategies and tactics that deliver value to their prospects and customers.

Celestre is an award-winning social media thought leader with more than 15 years of marketing experience in the high-tech industry, including roles at Sun Microsystems and Oracle. Based on her experience and research, Celestres keynote will focus on how to create social strategies and tactics that increase customer value. Three main points will be covered:



Alliance Magnesium to Attend FSXInterlinked Investment Conference

Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) July 19, 2013

Alliance Magnesium Inc. announced today that they will attend the upcoming FSXInterlinked event. FSXInterlinked Investment Conferences will be celebrating their 30 year anniversary at the Ritz Carlton in Fort Lauderdale from July 24-27.

As one of the investment industry's most respected events, FSXInterlinked enables companies to discover new profitable investment opportunities, participate in structured networking events, receive complimentary CE credits, and listen to keynote speakers provide insight on the current and future state of the investment market.

Alliance Magnesium Inc. will be one of 25+ hand-selected CEOs of public and private companies presenting at the upcoming event. These companies offer real investment opportunities. To date, more than $ 3 billion has been raised for presenting companies discovered at FSX.

"Magnesium is the third most commonly used structural metal following iron and aluminum. Magnesium is a lightweight construction material, so it is used in several high volume part manufacturing applications. We look forward to meeting investors and share our vision of the future for Alliance Magnesium as an innovative Clean Tech Company in the field of extractive processes", said Dr. Jo

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