Delaware to the World: NYC

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Delaware to the World: New York City

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.

The St. Regis Hotel New York
| Two East 55th Street, New York, NY 10022

University of Delaware faculty will present a series of TED Talk-style sessions and bring to life a variety of intriguing, groundbreaking topics of interest to every Blue Hen. The cost for each evening is $20 and includes heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine.

Topics and faculty:

INNOVATING THE FUTURE: ENHANCING ACCESS TO MEDICINES
Kelvin Lee

Gore Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Getting life-saving drugs to market—and to patients—faster through collaborative science and engineering would be world changing. Through the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), UD is leading the way in this charge.

IMPROVISING DISASTER
Tricia Wachtendorf

Director, Disaster Research Center and Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
On September 11, 2001, more than a half million people were evacuated by tugs, ferries and other labor vessels in a spontaneous and unplanned effort. Learn how creativity can work alongside disaster planning.

I’VE JUST SEEN A FACE: THE PRESERVATION OF OUR PHOTOGRAPHIC HERITAGE
Debra Hess Norris

Unidel Henry Francis DuPont Chair of Fine Arts; Chair, Art Conservation Department; and Professor, Photograph Conservation
Why caring for photograph and film collections are so vital to documenting our global heritage.

For more information about all Delaware to the World events, speakers and topics and to register, visit Delaware to the World.

Refund deadline: April 30 at 4:00 p.m.

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