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Upcoming Events: February 2019

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Seidenberg co-sponsors the action-packed Rover Ruckus on Sunday, February 10; Lubin hosts a Blockchain event on Tuesday, February 19.

FIRST Tech Challenge: Rover Ruckus
Sunday, February 10 | 7:15 a.m.–6:00 p.m. | PLV Campus 

Like robots? The FIRST Tech Challenge is a global robotics program designed for students grades 7–12 to blend science, technology, and discovery through a competitive model. On Sunday, February 10, teams from all over the Hudson Valley region will descend upon Pace’s Pleasantville Campus for a day-long competition. Twenty-seven teams will compete for glory, prizes, and more. This exciting, one-of-a-kind event is sponsored by Seidenberg alongside IBM, Qualcomm, and several other technology leaders. 

Department of Homeland Security: Active Shooter Workshop
Monday, February 11 | 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Board Rooms North/South (18th floor)

Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will examine best practices and lessons learned from previous active shooter incidents in the country. Attendees will learn recommended response tactics from DHS, as well as steps that can be taken immediately to protect oneself.

An Evening with Ronny Chieng and Dulcé Sloan
Thursday, February 14 | 7:30 p.m. | Schimmel Center

Join us for a laughter-filled Valentine’s Day evening as these Daily Show correspondents and alumni join forces for the first time! Valentine’s date optional.

Ronny Chieng is an award-winning comedian who performs all over the world and was named one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch.” He made his US television debut on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson in 2015. Dulcé Sloan was named one of Rolling Stone’s “10 Comedians You Need to Know” and one of Time Out Los Angeles' “Comedians to Watch.” You may recognize her from Comedy Central’s @midnight, TBS’ Conan, and truTV’s Comedy Knockout.

>> Get your tickets to An Evening with Ronny Chieng and Dulcé Sloan.

Lubin School of Business Blockchain Event with Joseph Lubin
Tuesday, February 19 | 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. | Student Center, First Floor

Blockchain is one of the hottest topics in virtually (no pun intended) every industry of the modern age. Whether you’re well-versed in all things cryptocurrency or curious about learning more, you won’t want to miss this highly anticipated panel led by expert Joseph Lubin. He’s the co-founder of Ethereum, a blockchain computing platform, and founder of Consensus Systems (ConsenSys), a blockchain venture studio.

Lubin has held positions as Director of the New York office for Blacksmith Software Consulting and VP of Technology in Private Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs. Through these posts, Lubin focused on the intersection of cryptography, engineering, and finance. He then switched gears to work on projects in the music industry before co-founding the Ethereum Project. He’s been working on Ethereum and ConsenSys ever since.

>> RSVP to attend the blockchain panel!