Bryan Reimer and Lisa D’Ambrosio of AgeLab will be included in segments of the documentary "Life Behind the Wheel: A Roadmap for Safety” sponsored by Toyota, premiering on the Discovery Channel on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 8 AM/ ET. The program will repeat on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 8 AM/ET. The documentary provides a comprehensive look at safe driving habits from generation to generation.
Read about the latest news from MIT BLOSSOMS in the February 2012 BLOSSOMS newsletter
In the Media
Eric Klopfer mentioned in article on online gaming: “The pull of online gaming” – The Guardian – February 29, 2012
AgeLab coverage in New York Times blog; Bryan Reimer quoted: “For Older Drivers, Help With Parking” – The New York Times – The New Old Age blog – February 24, 2012
Coverage of start-up co-founded by LGO student Trevor Schwartz: “Line Genie offers club-goers a way to skip the line” – The Boston Globe – March 2, 2012
Jonathan Byrnes quoted in an article in CFO Magazine: “The Seductive Promise of Big Data”
CFO Magazine – February 24, 2012; Also, on Feb. 1, Byrnes delivered a keynote address to the Executive Summit of the National Association of Wholesalers, with more than 500 top executives in attendance. On Feb. 9, Byrnes gave a webcast on “Operating for Profit” offered by Modern Distribution Management.
Monday, March 5, 2012
MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics Distinguished Speaker Series
"Optimization and Operations at a Less-then-Truckload Carrier"
Sean Bumgarner, Director of Engineering at ABF Freight System, Inc.
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm (Lunch available at 11:30, talk starts at 12)
Monday, March 5, 2012
2012 Science, Technology and Policy Crossroads Symposium
Location: Science Center, Harvard University
Keynote Address: Rear Admiral Ali Khan, Director of Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Panel Discussion: Jon Beckwith, Harvard Medical School; Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard Kennedy School; Dan Hastings, MIT Dean for Undergraduate Education; Eli Kintisch, MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellow
Concurrent break-out sessions: informal discussions on different policy topics. Hosts include the Union of Concerned Scientists and MIT's Leading Technology Policy Initiative.
RSVP at http://bit.ly/AlQf4C
Reception: free food and drink; opportunity for interaction, conversation and networking
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
LAI Research Seminar: Alison Olechowski
Alison Olechowski presents Characteristics of Successful Risk Management in Product Development
See the ESD online calendar for additional event listings.