Category: Workshop

News & Events

DISA hosts successful workshop to improve JRSS capabilities

by Tracy Sharpe
DISA Strategic Communication and Public Affairs

The Defense Information Systems Agency Joint Regional Security Stack Portfolio Management Office hosted a JRSS Tools Rationalization Workshop Dec. 10-12.

Attendees spent the time assessing current JRSS tools, exploring opportunities to improve training and knowledge management and sharing ideas among the joint community. 

Throughout the three-day workshop held in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, attendees discussed how to improve the security posture for the Department of Defense, optimize the JRSS architectural footprint and simplify training needs.

“Including the joint community in the planning and

Read More

Topical Drug Development Workshop – Evolution of Science and Regulatory Policy 2 – 07/23/2020 – 07/24/2020




The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in collaboration with the University of Maryland Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (M-CERSI) will host a two-day virtual public workshop entitled, “Topical Drug Development – Evolution of Science and Regulatory Policy 2” on July 23-24, 2020. This workshop will bring together stakeholders from the FDA, academia, and industry to discuss recent advances in the assessment of dermal absorption using in vivo, in vitro, and in silico

Read More

FDA-ASCO PUBLIC WORKSHOP: 2020 Clinical Outcome Assessments in Cancer Clinical Trials Fifth Annual Workshop – 07/22/2020 – 07/17/2020

Twitter: #OCEOutcomes20 

Co-Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)


  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    • Paul Kluetz, MD
      Deputy Director, Oncology Center of Excellence, FDA
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
    • Kathryn F. Mileham, MD, FACP
      Chair, Cancer Research Committee, ASCO
    • Heidi Klepin, MD, MS
      Immediate Past Chair, Cancer Research Committee, ASCO
      Date: July 17, 2020 (Friday)
      Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Pre-Workshop Introduction Video

Please watch this video prior to the workshop, in which the co-chairs discuss the context and background for this year’s event.


Since the first COA-CCT meeting in 2015, our overarching goal

Read More

FTC Safeguards Workshop Postponed Until July 13, 2020, Will be Held Online

The Federal Trade Commission announced that it has postponed its workshop seeking input on proposed changes to the Safeguards Rule under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act until July 13, 2020 and that the event will be held online.

The virtual workshop, originally scheduled to take place on May 13, 2020, will continue to focus on some of the issues raised in response to amendments the FTC has proposed making to the Safeguards Rule, which requires financial institutions to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive information security program. In 2019, the FTC sought comments on the proposed amendments to the Safeguards Rule.


Read More

‘Protest Writing’ workshop gives students an outlet to fight racial injustice and bullying – KEYT

On a recent Friday afternoon, a handful of high school students in Philadelphia met over video chat from their respective homes to dissect the lyrics of songs by jazz musician Billie Holiday and rapper J. Cole.

The artists, from two completely different eras, have something in common: their songs of protest. For Holiday, it was the 1939 song “Strange Fruit” that stunned listeners with its horrifying depiction of black lynchings. For J. Cole, it was his 2020 single “Snow on Tha Bluff,” which he released in response to police brutality and ongoing protests over racism in the wake of George

Read More