FDA Basics Webinar - September 23, 2015: The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS): Protecting the American Public from Foodborne Illness

FDA

The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) was established in 1996. NARMS is a partnership between FDA, CDC, and USDA to track antibiotic resistance and foodborne Salmonella, Campylobacter, and other bacteria that are among the leading bacterial causes of foodborne illness. This national public health surveillance system tracks changes in the antimicrobial susceptibility of certain enteric (intestinal) bacteria found in ill people (CDC), retail meats (FDA), and food animals (USDA) in the United States.
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Spotlight

On June 8, 2015, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget released a new policy requiring all publicly accessible Federal websites and web services to use the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS). HTTPS is currently the strongest method for protecting public web connections that contain private data. This policy was implemented to ensure that all browsing activity on Federal websites is private.


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Technology & the Workforce: Investing in Government's Infrastructure

Office of Personnel Management

Technology is changing the way government recruits, develops, and manages its most precious resource – its people. Through automation and digital tools, federal technology solutions are simplifying the complex world of federal talent management. During this event, we’ll sit down with leaders across government to discuss technology’s transformative effects on talent acquisition, performance management, and training and development. We’ll explore where human capital IT is going in the future and how agencies can adopt safe digital practices. Finally, we’ll take a look at case studies, best practices, and proven solutions around the following topics:
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Securing State and Local Mobility with AirWatch by VMware

En Pointe Technologies

Mobile technologies are improving departmental productivity and helping agencies better engage citizens and ultimately enhance government services, but agencies are still learning the best way to secure critical data and information while ensuring that employees still have access to necessary content, apps and resources.
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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Webinar: Low Load High Efficiency HVAC

U.S. Department of Energy

Zero Energy Ready Homes have advanced insulation and draft sealing that reduce energy consumption and enable the design and installation of an engineered comfort system that is significantly smaller than those installed in houses just 10 years ago. This webinar will discuss key issues associated with designing these systems, including the appropriate load calculations (an how they can be manipulated), selection of equipment, duct layout strategies, selection of supply and return air locations, and proper register selection for air mixing in rooms.
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LAMAR BEACH MASTER PLAN

City of Austin

The Lamar Beach property consists of approximately 65.4 acres of parkland bounded by Lady Bird Lake to the south, YMCA of Austin, railroad tracks and various parcels to the north, Austin High School and Mopac to the west and North Lamar Boulevard to the east. Current uses of the park include 6 ball fields, 2 multi-use fields, Lance Armstrong Bikeway, Austin Pets Alive Adoption Center, Roy and Ann Butler Hike and Bike Trail and the Texas Rowing Center. Currently, West Austin Youth Association (WAYA) utilizes 4 ball fields and the multi-use fields for youth sports programs.
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Spotlight

On June 8, 2015, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget released a new policy requiring all publicly accessible Federal websites and web services to use the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS). HTTPS is currently the strongest method for protecting public web connections that contain private data. This policy was implemented to ensure that all browsing activity on Federal websites is private.

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