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2014-09-03 16:27:43

Online Community Empowered to Vote to Cast Leading Stars LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JuntoBox Films, a collaborative film studio for filmmakers and fans co-chaired by Forest Whitaker, today announced they are launching an online casting campaign for the male and female lead roles in their newest feature film "The Driver." "Social collaboration is a critical part of our process at JuntoBox Films," said Forest Whitaker, Co-Chairman, JuntoBox Films. "Our company was founded on the...

2014-09-02 16:23:47

The Aspen Institute seeks nominations for one-year non-resident media skills and coaching program for next generation of global development leaders from the developing world WASHINGTON, Sept 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute's New Voices Fellowship today announced a call for nominations for the 2015 Fellowship class. The Fellowship initiative, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, offers development experts from Africa and other parts of the...

2014-08-12 20:21:13

In the news release, Aspen Aerogels, Inc. to Present at Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference, issued 11-Aug-2014 by Aspen Aerogels, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, second sentence, should read "8:00 am Eastern Time" rather than "8:00 pm Eastern Time" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Aspen Aerogels, Inc. to Present at Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference NORTHBOROUGH,...

2014-08-11 16:22:49

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference being held at the InterContinental Hotel, Boston, MA. The presentation will take place on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time. Presenting for management will be Donald R. Young, President & CEO of Aspen Aerogels. A live audio webcast and a replay of the company's...

2014-08-04 08:23:14

Steyer's $100 million commitment to fight global warming causes political stir ASPEN, Colo., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) CEO Chip Comins has confirmed that billionaire philanthropist and NextGen Climate Founder Tom Steyer will speak at AREI's 11th American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY) Summit August 10-13, 2014 in Aspen, Colorado. The Summit features 125 scientists, educators, international business leaders, financial experts, student...

2014-07-23 08:39:31

Aspen Institute and Knight Foundation present FOCAS 2014 WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders and experts from the public and private sectors will meet to discuss innovative ways to strengthen the Internet to promote free expression, personal choice and a secure and vibrant economy at a roundtable discussion next month in Aspen, Colorado. The event, taking place August 10-13, will be streamed live at http://www.aspeninstitute.tv....

2014-07-15 12:23:34

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") will issue a press release reporting its second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, August 7, 2014 after the market closes. The press release will be posted on the Aspen Aerogels Investor Relations webpage at http://ir.aerogel.com/investors/news/ . Aspen Aerogels management will host a conference call at 5 p.m. ET. The conference call with be available live as a listen-only...

2014-07-03 23:00:45

Mount Sinai Dermatologists Identified Many with Sun-damaged Skin over Ten Days NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Dermatologists from the Mount Sinai Health System performed 713 skin cancer screenings at the Aspen Ideas Festival (AIF), identifying nine possible melanomas, 190 precancerous lesions, 80 atypical moles and 89 potential non-melanoma skin cancers. This is nearly twice the number of screenings performed at last year’s Festival. These potential diagnoses must be confirmed with...

2014-07-03 12:23:16

Salam Fayyad, Tim Geithner, Gina McCarthy, Penny Pritzker to Be Featured ASPEN, Colo., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, concludes today, July 3. The upcoming live video for July 3 is: -- 9:00am MDT / 11:00am EDT - Stress Test: Reflections on the Financial CrisisAs president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then as President Barack Obama's secretary of the Treasury, Timothy...

2014-07-02 12:25:32

Arne Duncan, Gwen Ifill, Martin Indyk, John Lewis to Be Featured ASPEN, Colo., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, continues today, July 2, to imagine what the next ten years will bring. The upcoming live video for July 2 is: -- 9:00am MDT / 11:00am EDT - News at the Speed of DataIn this panel, we'll hear about powerful news tools to discover news as it's breaking, and from the...


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grass-comber
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