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Australian Researcher Ken Ware Introduced Promising Radical New Therapy Aimed at Combating Global Anxiety Disorder Epidemic at International Science Conference in US

01 01 1970

Ken Ware is the founder of the NeuroPhysics Therapy Institute based out of Queensland, Australia. Press Release - updated: Aug 24, 2017 04:14 EDT QUEENSLAND, Australia, August 24, 2017 - ​Australian researcher and founder of the NeuroPhysics Therapy Institute, Ken Ware, recently presented about the global anxiety disorder epidemic and his radical new therapy that aims to combat it. He presented his work at the SCTPLS International Science Conference held Aug. 11-13, 2017 at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Ohio. Ware’s controversial presentation was entitled, "Perturbing and Detraining Adults Fear and Avoidance in Pathological Anxiety Disorders." It is estimated that a staggering 18.2 percent of adults in the United States alone are affected by anxiety disorders, according to the findings of a study of 14 countries by researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO) and Harvard Medical School. The principal investigator for the study, Ronald C. Kessler,...

Aurora Signs $499 Million Air Force Contract

01 01 1970

"ASAPTR builds on Aurora's work over the past decade as part of the AVIATR program," said Aurora Chairman and CEO John Langford. "Aurora's Research and Technology Division concentrates on the technologies of autonomy, electric propulsion, advanced manufacturing, multi-vehicle coordination, and advanced multi-dimensional optimization. All of these will be brought to bear for the Air Force through ASAPTR." Contracted under the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia and other Aurora locations and is expected to be completed by 2025. For additional information on Aurora and its programs, visit www.aurora.aero. About Aurora Flight Sciences: Aurora Flight Sciences is an innovative technology company that strives to create smarter...

Aurora Honored for Innovation in Switzerland

01 01 1970

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2017 () -- At a ceremony in New York City, Aurora Flight Sciences was awarded with a 2017 Tell Award, which honors U.S. companies that have made significant and innovative investments in Switzerland. Sponsored annually by Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE), the Tell Awards were established in 2004 to "recognize companies that boldly accept the risks and rewards that come with international expansion and demonstrate success with operations in Switzerland." Aurora’s Centaur Optionally-Piloted Aircraft (OPA) for Armasuisse, the procurement agency of the Swiss...

AT&T Launches Fixed Wireless Internet in Additional Counties in Mississippi to Better Serve Select Rural and Underserved Areas

01 01 1970

AT&T's Fixed Wireless Internet service delivers a home internet connection with download speeds of at least 10Mbps. Now customers can download, surf and stream their favorite movies or television shows. The connection comes from a wireless tower to a fixed antenna on customers' homes or businesses. This is an efficient way to deliver high-quality internet to customers in rural and underserved areas. Parts of the following 46 counties in Mississippi are now eligible for Fixed Wireless Internet service from AT&T:  Adams, Amite, Attala, Benton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Copiah, Covington, DeSoto, Franklin, George, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Jones, Lafayette, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake, Lincoln, Marion, Marshall, Montgomery, Neshoba, Newton, Oktibbeha, Panola, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Tate, Walthall, Warren, Wayne, Webster, Wilkinson, Winston, Yalobusha and Yazoo....

At Automate 2017, Festo Showcases Transformative Flexible Automation

01 01 1970

HAUPPAUGE, NY March 29, 2017 Festo showcases at Automate 2017 in Chicago, April 3-6, the Handling Guide Online, a new design tool that lowers engineering overhead and speeds delivery of flexible handling subassemblies. The company also introduces new Piezo proportional air valves for better control than traditional solenoid valves in many applications. These and other products, including a family of gantry-based handling systems, EXCM, demonstrate the transformative power of Festo flexible automation. (Festo Booth #856) On Monday, April 3, from 9-11 a.m., Frank Langro, Director of Marketing and Product Management at Festo and Larry Sweet, IRIM Associate Director of Technology Transition, Professor of the Practice in Robotics, Georgia Tech, will host a seminar on New Developments in Flexible Manufacturing. Festo is recognized as the most advanced electric and pneumatic motion actuation supplier for its innovative automation solutions and global delivery of products, services, and...

Associated Bank announces leadership changes

01 01 1970

"Patrick has been instrumental in the advancement of Associated's internal audit program, helping to ensure continuous, objective review of the company's business processes," said Philip B. Flynn, Associated president and CEO. "Through his commitment to Associated Veterans Network, Patrick has also helped progress our Veteran recruitment efforts and build a network of support for our military colleagues, their families and community members." In anticipation of Derpinghaus' retirement and succession, the company also announced that Matthew Braeger has accepted the position of executive vice president and deputy chief audit executive effective October 24, 2017. He will continue to report to Derpinghaus. Braeger joined Associated in 2013 as senior vice president and audit director. He has more than 17 years' of audit experience, primarily in banking...

Ashland Launches North American Corrosion Science Center to Further...

01 01 1970

Thom Johnson, North American Corrosion Business Manager “What truly distinguishes the Ashland corrosion team from our competitors is our relentless drive to understand what’s important to our customers and the end users that they serve." Dublin, Ohio March 22, 2017 Ashland has established the Ashland Corrosion Science Center (ACSC) as a new center of excellence to support corrosion applications based on fiber reinforced polymers (FRP). The ACSC is a forum where industry partners, end-users, design engineers and fabricators can work with the Ashland corrosion team to grow the profitability and usability of FRP composites in corrosion resistant applications. The ACSC was designed to build upon the extraordinary success Ashland’s customers have seen for many years with the Kehl Center of Excellence in Europe. The focus of the ACSC is to define the efficacy of FRP in new corrosion applications as well as to support customers in existing FRP industries such as chemical...

Arizona Adopts Root Insurance Following Successful Ohio Launch

01 01 1970

Root Logo Expanding west gives more drivers access to a better car insurance model and better rates overall. Columbus, Ohio May 09, 2017 Root, the first insurance company founded on the principle of fundamental fairness, today expanded to Arizona after a highly successful launch in Ohio. Effective immediately, Arizona drivers can download Root’s iOS or Android app and take a test drive to determine a personalized rate. Root’s unique insurance model—using mobile data to personalize rates and only insuring good drivers—has proven to be a game-changer in Ohio, and the expansion to Arizona will increase the company’s potential reach by 60 percent. “Expanding west gives more drivers access to a better car insurance model and better rates overall,� said Root CEO and co-founder Alex Timm. “Arizona is a natural fit for us as a business....

Anchor Glass Container Corporation Appoints Nipesh Shah as Chief Executive Officer

01 01 1970

TAMPA, Fla., July 11, 2017 - Anchor Glass Container Corporation ("Anchor Glass"), a leading North American manufacturer of premium glass packaging products, announced today that Nipesh Shah has been named Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Shah will succeed Jim Fredlake, who informed the board of his intention to retire from Anchor Glass. The appointment is effective July 24, 2017, and from that date, Mr. Shah will assume responsibility for the ongoing operations of Anchor Glass and will join the Board of Directors. Mr. Shah joins Anchor Glass from Consolidated Container Company, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Consumer and Industrial Group. Previously, Mr. Shah held a number of senior positions at Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. from 2004 to 2014. Mr. Shah had formerly also held management positions at Honeywell, Avery Dennison, and Dover Chemical Corporation. He holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Akron and a Bachelor of Engineering...

Analysts Exhibiting at the 35th Annual NAJIS Conference

01 01 1970

Analysts Exhibiting at the 35th Annual NAJIS Conference ATLANTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES, August 25, 2017 -- Analysts will be exhibiting at the 35th Annual National Association for Justice Information Systems (NAJIS) Conference. The conference will be held from August 28 – 31, 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. Attendees of the 2017 conference will discover a variety of invaluable materials and resources blended and suited specifically for local, state, and federal criminal justice practitioners. NAJIS conferences are geared to educate and demonstrate best practices for justice information system implementation and business process flow. IT technologies and standards that improve and engineer information sharing are explored in depth. Presentations are fashioned for both technical and non-technical audiences. “Of all the national industry events that we attend, the NAJIS conference is unique in the small group interactions that are encouraged...

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