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  • The Big Questions Facing Agtech in 2017

    As we approach the New Year, we can look forward to a year of great change, both politically and economically, and to a new, more advanced era in agtech development and adoption. The World Agri-Tech Investment Summit, hosted in San Francisco on March 28-29, will address the ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • NRCC-16 Field Study: Berlin, Brussels

    On 30th October 2016, the 16th NATO Regional Cooperation Course (NRCC-16) began its Field Study in Berlin. The first day started with a visit to the German Ministry of Defence, where the group attended a number of high-level briefings. In the afternoon, Course Members visited the Federal Academy for Security Policy (Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik - BAKS) in Berlin. The Head of ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Videos promote groundwater fields of study, careers

    With a projected shortage of 135,000 geoscientists expected to occur in the United States within the next 10 years, the National Ground Water Association is promoting two new videos spotlighting groundwater fields of study and careers to precollege and college students. A two-minute video primarily targets secondary school students interested in science and/or the outdoors. Groundwater ...

  • SC 129 Transatlantic Link Field Study: Brussels

    The Field Study changed focus as SC129 moved from Washington to Brussels for a multidimensional programme involving site visits to NATO Headquarters (HQ), Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) and the European Union. At NATO HQ, for the last time before the Headquarters move to the new building next year, the Senior Course heard briefings from the International Staff. The ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Webinar: Designing Field Sampling Plans and Lab Studies in Support of Bioremediation Application

    Kevin T. Finneran, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at Clemson University, will be our guest lecturer for a one-webinar titled "Designing Field Sampling Plans and Lab Studies in Support of Bioremediation Application" on June 11, 2015 from 1am to 2pm EDT. ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Senior Course 128 ‘Regional Approaches and PfP’ Field Study: Azerbaijan

    Senior Course 128 arrived in Azerbaijan on 22 June 2016, as its final destination within the framework of its third Field Study. On the following day, the programme commenced with the welcoming remarks of Mr Fatih Ismailzade, Vice Rector of the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) University, who also gave a short introduction on the history of Azerbaijan, multicultural life in the country, its ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Senior Course 128 ‘Regional Approaches and PfP’ Field Study: Latvia

    Mr Janis Garisons, State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence of Latvia, welcomed Senior Course 128 to Latvia on the evening of 19 June 2016 at the Latvian National Library, and joined Course Members for the briefings on 20 June. In his welcoming address, the State Secretary drew attention to the military activities on NATO’s eastern border and their escalatory nature. Referring to ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Senior Course 128 ‘Regional Approaches and PfP’ Field Study: Ukraine

    On 21st June 2016, Senior Course 128’s visit to Ukraine, as part of the third Field Study, began with welcome remarks by General Genadii Vorobiov, Acting Commandant of the National Defence University, who emphasized the importance of educating and training Ukrainian armed forces for interoperability with NATO countries. Following the warm welcome extended to Course Members, Mr Ihor Dolgov, ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • SC 129 Transatlantic Link Field Study: Washington (2)

    The final events of the visit to Washington DC for SC 129 involved briefings and question and answer sessions with the Rev. Adam Russell Taylor, Lead for the Faith-Based Initiative in Global Engagement at the World Bank, and Mr Patrick Cirillo, Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the International Monetary Fund. Taking place at the IMF headquarters, the briefings presented the history, role ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • NGWREF awards $25,000 in scholarships to students studying in groundwater-related fields

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation recently awarded $25,000 from its Len Assante Scholarship Fund to 12 students. Each of the scholarship recipients are entering a field of study that serves, supports, or promotes the groundwater professions. Frederick Mierow of Dripping Springs, Texas, received the Past President’s Award — the top scholarship presented to ...

  • SC 129 Transatlantic Link Field Study: New York

    The NATO Defense College organizes Field Studies so that Course Members can gain first-hand knowledge of security policies, structures, workings and functions of national defence establishments, governments and international organizations by meeting national, regional, and global decision-makers in their respective capitals and headquarters. Senior Course 129’s second Field Study ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • SC 129 Transatlantic Link Field Study: Visit to ACT

    The course then proceeded to Norfolk, Virginia to visit NATO's Supreme Allied Command Transformation (ACT). Before arriving at ACT, Course Members had the opportunity to tour the naval base and visit the aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush, which is going to deploy in the North Atlantic in early 2017. This visit continued with a business lunch at the ACT facilities, where the participants were ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • SC 129 Transatlantic Link Field Study: Washington DC

    The third main stop on SC 129’s Transatlantic Link Field Study was Washington, D.C., on 4th November 2016. The tour began in the Cannon House Building of the House of Representatives, where Mrs Betty K. Koed explained the role of the Senate. As during the first Field Study in Europe, briefings like this afford an opportunity to understand the organization of the political system of Alliance ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Greenway Releases Field Study Results From Costa Rica and Las Vegas

    Greenway Design Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GDGI) today released results of field studies that were conducted in Costa Rica and Las Vegas. The studies verify how Cool-n-Save significantly ...


    By Marketwire

  • Senior Course 129 Regional Approaches and PfP field study: Czech Republic

    The following morning, there were briefings by officials from the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence, starting with Mr Jakub Landovsky, Deputy Minister of Defence. Expanding on the security situation in Europe, the Deputy Minister outlined the unorthodox methods which challenge European security, the financial aspects of meeting these challenges and the defence ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Senior Course 128 ‘Regional Approaches and PfP’ Field Study: Denmark

    Senior Course 128 arrived in Denmark as part of its third Field Study. On 15 June 2016, the programme started with a briefing by Ambassador Charlotte Slente, Undersecretary for Global Politics and Security in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She gave a broad presentation on how Denmark envisions global and European security, referring to risks and challenges ahead. She underlined the complexity ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Senior Course 129: European Perspectives and International Organizations Field Study - Berlin

    On Wednesday 28 September, Senior Course 129 continued its European Perspectives and International Organizations Field Study in Berlin. Course Members started the day with briefings and presentations at the Ministry of Defence, followed by a visit to the German Parliament for a discussion with parliamentarians. The group was welcomed to the MOD by Konteradmiral Hans-Christian Luther (see picture ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Senior Course 129: European Perspectives and International Organizations Field Study - London

    On the evening of Thursday 29th September 2016, Senior Course 129 flew from Berlin to London. After an initial ‘continental’ perspective, the purpose was to discover the British contribution to the Alliance at the dawn of a new period in international relations. Mr Giles Ahern, Head of the NATO and Europe Policy Division at the UK Ministry of Defence, extended a warm welcome to the ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Senior Course 128 ‘Regional Approaches and PfP’ Field Study: Norway

    On 16 June 2016, Senior Course 128 arrived in Norway and immediately started its programme by meeting Ms Anniken Huitfeldt, Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Parliament. She explained parliamentary debates on Norway's current position in face of current global strategic developments. In this respect, Ms. Huitfeldt offered her views on the developments ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • EPA identifies case studies for hydraulic fracturing study / agency to conduct field work in various regions of the country starting this summer

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today, in keeping with the Administration’s focus on ensuring that domestic resources are leveraged safely and responsibly, announced the next steps in its congressionally mandated hydraulic fracturing study. EPA has identified seven case studies to help inform the assessment of potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water ...

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