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Career Trends & Events – April 21, 2020

Submitted on Tuesday, April 21, 2020


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  1. Event Name: POLARIS Webinar
    Date: Wednesday, April 22
    About: Join POLARIS: The Museum Mentor Network and connect with colleagues across the field. POLARIS is a new online nationwide platform for museum professionals working in or with museums.

    Create meaningful and collegial relationships and develop your leadership skills by being mentored or mentoring others. Participate in the annual mentoring cycle (April-November 2020) to work with a partner on a leadership or organizational challenge.

    We kick-off with a National Launch webinar on Wednesday, April 22 from 10:00am-12:00pm PDT. From 10:00-11:00am, take a tour of the site and get an overview of the mentoring program. From 11:00am-12:00pm, guest speaker Prof. Becky Reichard from Claremont Graduate University will present a session titled, “Socially Close while Physically Distant: Mentoring in our New World” that explores the social and developmental benefits of virtual mentoring relationships. Register for the National Launch webinar here.

    Joining POLARIS is free. POLARIS builds on MLI@CGU’s expertise in museum leadership.  This project is made possible in part by the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

  1. Event Name: MaRS Mornings Online: AI and the Autotech Sector
    Date: Wednesday, April 29
    About: This April 29, you’re invited to the latest edition of MaRS Mornings — a panel conversation with some of Canada’s most exciting AI startups, each of them working to transform the automotive and mobility industries. Hosted by Oshoma Momoh, chief technical advisor at MaRS, the panel features Gautam Narang (co-founder and CEO, Gatik AI) , Greta Cutulenco (co-founder and CEO, Acerta), and John Gabriel (CEO, Autzu).  Register here.

    The discussion will cover:

  • The startups’ unique business models in the automotive and mobility sectors.
  • How businesses with AI at their core differ from other businesses
  • The opportunities and challenges of adopting AI in your business model or strategy
  • How AI companies are augmenting and complementing traditional automotive companies
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