Aug
24
2019

SUMMER WORKSHOP ON THE DYNAMIC BRAIN: APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

August 24, 2019 – September 8, 2019

Applications are now open for the Summer Workshop on the Dynamic Brain, co-hosted by the Allen Institute for Brain Science and the Computational Neuroscience Center at the University of Washington and directed by Drs. Michael Buice, Shawn Olsen, Christof Koch, and Eric Shea-Brown.

This intensive two-week, project-based interdisciplinary course aims to give advanced students in neuroscience, biology, physics, engineering, and computer science a rapid introduction to the current state of understanding of the neurobiology of sensory processing, coding, and neural population dynamics. In addition, the course makes extensive use of data science tools for team-based projects and computational tools for analysis of large-scale and multimodal datasets.

Learn more and apply ►︎

Aug
25
2019

Pacific Science Center is now accepting applications for the Fall 2019 cohort of their Science Communication Fellowship Program

Deadline:

August 25th, 2019

This professional development opportunity focuses on effective public engagement with STEM. Participants will strengthen interpersonal skills essential for career advancement, network with local professionals who are passionate about STEM, and gain access to public engagement experts, audiences, venues and more. Application deadline is August 25. More information here.

Sep
14
2019

Real CSI: Cybercrime Investigations and CyberSecurity

NO GIMMICKS, NO CATCHES. FREE DAYLONG CYBERSECURITY SEMINAR. 8 CEU’S.

SEATS WILL GO FAST!  TO ENROLL: https://infosec.edcc.edu/seminars.html

Every day in Washington state, hundreds of people’s personal information, banking account information and credit cards are bought and sold on the Dark Web.  Digital crime is big business, and it’s getting bigger.  Ever wonder what can be done to protect yourself? You’ll learn about these topics and much more at this September 14, 2019, seminar.

The instructors for this seminar are subject matter experts in Cyberterrorism for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs.  Both Steve and Mike have trained Department of Defense and Federal law enforcement personnel to protect some of the most aggressively targeted information systems in the world within our nation’s critical infrastructure. Students attending their Cyberterrorism courses include members of FEMA, NSA, DARPA, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Unified Military Commands, FBI and the USSS. They have supported the Federal Bureau of Investigation on organized cybercrime matters, have dealt with ransomware on multiple occasions, and they perform forensic analysis of computing systems on a regular basis.

TO ENROLL:  https://infosec.edcc.edu/seminars.html

Sep
26
2019

FBI Diversity Agent Recruitment (DAR) Event

5:30PM - 8:30PM

FBI is hosting a Diversity Agent Recruitment (DAR) event on September 26th, from approximately 5:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m. in Seattle, WA.  This event is free, but requires registration.  Interested parties can apply at www.fbijobs.gov, select “Apply to Jobs” and search for “Seattle DAR”.

Of note:  Attendees will be screened for the minimum qualifications for Special Agent.  If you wish to attend but falls short on one of the requirements (Bachelor’s degree or professional work experience), please contact SA Christine Hughey at SeattleApplicants@fbi.gov.  If there is a space, the requirements may be waived.

This is open nationwide, but we do not provide funding or resources for travel.

Download flyer for details.

Nov
16
2019

Panelists invited for “Science of SciFi” panel at GeekGirlCon

Looking for volunteers!

Volunteers are needed for a “Science of SciFi” panel that will participate at GeekGirlCon.  The panel will explore the links between scientific research and sci-fi, particularly the advances being made in fields that have been subject to science fiction novels, movies and TV.   Panelists doing research in the fields of robotics, astronomy, and genetics are needed.

If interested or wanting more information about the panel, contact Valerie Bentivegna at valeriebentivegna@gmail.com