The Michael Dukakis Institute and the Boston Global Forum Announce Strategic Alliance with AI World Government

AI World Government to focus on AI Ethics and AI-Government as Public Sector Deployment of AI

NEEDHAM, MA, UNITED STATES, December 4, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — PRESS RELEASE

The Michael Dukakis Institute and the Boston Global Forum Announce Strategic Alliance with AI World Government
AI World Government to focus on AI Ethics and AI-Government as Public Sector Deployment of AI

Boston, MA – December 4, 2018 – The Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation and the Boston Global Forum have announced that they will be a Strategic Alliance Host of the AI World Government Conference & Expo, being produced by Cambridge Innovation Institute. The event will be held on June 24-26, 2019 at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, DC.

According to conference founder and chair, Eliot Weinman, “We are pleased to continue our collaboration with The Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation and their Boston Global Forum (BGF). Former Governor Michael Dukakis has been an innovative global visionary for decades. For the past several years the BGF has conferred with government, research and technology experts to develop a framework for governments around the world to develop the proper AI ethics regulations. BGF, which created the concept of AI-Government on June 25, 2018 at Harvard University, and organized the first AI-government conference at Harvard September 20, 2018, will jointly develop a dedicated conference on this topic at AI World Government on June 24, 2019. AI World and AI Trends will also publish the continuing results of their research for our global audience.”

AI World Government Conference & Expo provides a forum to educate and inform federal, state, and local governments on the many benefits of deploying AI technologies. These agencies are like public and private “enterprises”, which AI World is established and known for. The government application of AI is already in its early adoption period and has been deployed in a wide variety of applications that have shown benefits. As AI continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the next generation of deployment will enable government agencies to:

• Provide better and enhanced services to its constituents
• Increase productivity and reduce costs
• Accelerate the overall digital transformation efforts underway throughout government agencies
• Introduce an AI-Government model

AI World Government is also the backdrop for shaping the discussion around ethics, safety, and regulatory requirements for machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, image and pattern recognition, and emerging intelligent automation solutions.

According to Nguyen Anh Tuan, CEO of the Boston Global Forum (BGF), “We have been collaborating with Mr. Weinman and his team at AI World throughout 2018 to support the event as an International Host. We have several activities already underway at AI World 2018, and will continue our strategic alliance for all AI World 2019 events. We will present an AI-Government model at AI World Government.”

About the Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation (MDI) (dukakis.bostonglobalforum.org)
Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation (MDI) was co-founded by Governor Michael Dukakis and Nguyen Anh Tuan. MDI generates important initiatives in AI in concert with the AI World Society 7-Layer Model, and AI-Government, World Leader in AI World Society Award. MDI is the publisher of Shaping Futures magazine. MDI Innovators are prominent leaders and scholars with Harvard, MIT, Brown, Tufts, Google, and The New York Times, with a Board of Leaders composed of: Chairman Michael Dukakis, Director Nguyen Anh Tuan, and professorship members Nazli Choucri, Thomas Patterson, David Silbersweig and John Savage.

At AI World Conference and Expo, December 4, 2018, MDI and BGF announced the AIWS Report About AI Ethics, and Government AIWS Ethics and Practices Index, the first AI Ethics Index about governments.

About AI World Government (AIWorldGov.com)
AI World Government Conference & Expo provides a forum to educate and inform public sector agencies (federal, state, and local governments) and its supply chain on the many benefits of deploying AI technologies. These agencies are like public and private “enterprises”, which AI World is established and known for. The government application of AI is already in its early adoption period and has been deployed in a wide variety of applications that have shown benefits. The event will be held at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, D.C
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Softil Issues 2019 Outlook For Mission Critical Communications and Services Over LTE and 5G

“The year will see First Responders and professional radio users becoming better supported in their tasks through the applied use of technology” says Sagi Subocki, Softil’s Vice President, Products and Marketing

First Responder MCX deployments, 1st steps into the Black Mirror, dawn of “10,000 foot” view dispatch controls, dual-mode LMR/MCPTT devices, private LTE towers

2019 is the year when MCC solutions and services get deployed by First Responders – armed forces, police, ambulance or other emergency service groups – and by radio users in transportation and mining”

— Sagi Subocki, Softil’s Vice President, Products and Marketing

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, December 4, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Leading IP communications enabler Softil today releases its Outlook 2019 for the Mission Critical Communications industry. For Softil, enabling Mission Critical Communications (MCC or MCX)) will be its fundamental mission for the year ahead accelerating the transition to 21st century technologies for people whose jobs help and save the lives of others.

“Softil sees 2019 as the year when MCC solutions and services finally get into the hands of First Responders be they the armed forces, police, ambulance or other emergency service groups, as well as professional radio users in the fields of transportation and mining among others,” says Sagi Subocki, Softil’s Vice President, Products and Marketing. “The year will see First Responders and professional radio users becoming better supported in their tasks through the applied use of technology.”

First MCPTT deployments by First Responders

The year 2019 will see First Responders begin supplementing the humble radio so trusted by multiple generations of firefighters, police officers and emergency workers over the years with smartphones. At first, these might also be dual-mode devices, combining LMR and LTE capabilities. Once smartphones become commonplace in MCC, all will be able to work faster and better.

Immediate future belongs to dual-mode LMR/MCPTT devices

It is nice to envision how new generation of the technology replaces the old generation in a blink of an eye – just like you see in the movies. This is not how it happens in real life – the old and new must peacefully coexist for a while. Moreover, they do not just coexist, but rather interwork. The emergency worker’s device is not an interworking appliance, but instead, it can simply allow users to be connected to both worlds – simultaneously. We should see LMR devices being extended with MCPTT capabilities first before full-blown MCX devices completely replacing them. Softil predicts that quite a few dual-mode radios will appear on the market during 2019.

Mission Critical Communications for Trains will continue to advance

Mission Critical Communications for trains, commonly referred to as LTE-R, are already deployed, but on a limited scale. Today, South Korea is leading the railway world with new MCC LTE-R terminals deployed on its high speed rail networks. However, as the standards for MCC for Railroads are in the final stages with 3GPP Release 15 providing the base, and Release 16 defining the necessary changes in architecture, Softil expects many more LTE-R trials and deployments over the next 2-3 years – especially as GSM-R (old communication technology for trains) will sunset in 2025.

Managing MCC through Dispatch Consoles

The Dispatch Console is a critical element of emergency communications – someone has to have a “10,000 foot view” of everything happening with First Responders in real time to coordinate all activities. This is where the dispatch console operator comes into play. As MCC over LTE trickles onto the front line in 2019, dispatch consoles will manage video streams, video communication, chats and more. The console will become the critical element in the interconnection of the LMR and MCX worlds and be in service before the end of 2019.

First MCC Recording solutions

It is essential to keep track of what is happening on the front line – we need to create records of all the activities of emergency workers at all times. In the past, voice and some unassociated videos were recorded, but in the new MCX world, there is a mass of data that needs to be recorded and archived. This spans audio, video, chat, location and much more from a vast array of supplementary data from “Life-saving things”, commonly known as IoT devices. The industry will see the first recording solutions appearing in 2019 as they are critical for the overall MCS umbrella.

Private LTE becomes key to advancements in the MCC for Mining

In the mining industry, communication is a key element of the ecosystem and on a par with all the sophisticated machinery and tools in use. MCC over LTE new communication capabilities, such as video, chat and file exchange, offer great advantages to miners over the traditional radio. However, common LTE towers cannot provide reliable connectivity inside mines and such deployments will require private LTE. Softil expects pilot Private LTE with MCS (Mission Critical Services) setups to go into trials in 2019, with full-scale deployments in 2020/2021.

The impact of 5G on MCC will become noticeable

5G developments are advancing quickly, driven by the insatiable appetite for speed, bandwidth and full QoS/QoE spectrum of humans and machines alike. Core 5G trials are already under way around the world, but that doesn’t affect MCX at the moment. However, Softil expects to see some alignment of MCX technologies with 5G networks and architectures in the next 3GPP Release 16 (due December, 2019) and further enhancements in Release 17. The year 2021 will most likely will be the year when MCX will commercially start running on top of 5G, offering greater speeds and capabilities.

First chipsets implementing ProSe will appear, first trials of D2D

ProSe is the 3GPP standard for direct, or so-called Device-to-Device communications. This is essential for MCC as it is always possible that in the course of emergency operations, the macro network will become unreachable. In this event, First Responders must still be able to communicate with each other, so this is a critical need to make daily use of MCX over LTE possible. The year 2019 might be the year when ProSe begins its journey. However, thanks to dual-mode devices, LMR will still be there for device-to-device communications.

Voice Controls for First Responder devices will make their debut

Voice controls are not new – Siri and Alexa have been helping with everyday tasks for several years now, but as First Responder smartphones appear, Softil expects that voice controls will be elevated to the next level of importance in 2019 with commands such as “alert all my group members,” “show me the map,” “start recording my video,” and “switch my primary camera” becoming commonplace – all while wearing gloves.

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Official Past Attendees List for Air Mission Planning and Support 2019 Conference Released

Air Mission Planning and Support 2019

Air Mission Planning and Support 2019

The past attendees list has just been released for the 10th annual Air Mission Planning and Support Conference, available to download on the event website.

LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, December 4, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — After nine successful years in London, UK, SMi’s Air Mission Planning and Support Conference is set to return on the 9th & 10th April 2019 for its 10th year running. This year’s event promises to host an international gathering of expert military and industry speakers to explore how air power support systems can be maximised through future innovations.

In the run up to the event, the past attendees list for the past 2 years has been made available to download on the website. Interested parties can download the list for free, outlining the previously attending organisations, job titles, countries, and sponsors of the last two years, giving prospective delegates an idea of the international organisations they can expect to meet and network with at next year’s highly-anticipated 10th annual event.

Exclusive Snapshot of Previously Attending Organisations:

• Aeronautica Militare
• Airbus
• BAE Systems
• Cobham
• Czech Air Force
• DSTL
• Elvos Solutions
• German Air Force
• Glasgow Prestwick Airport
• JETEX
• Leonardo
• Lockheed Martin
• Mass
• NATO
• Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation
• OCCAR
• Pilatus Aircraft
• UK Royal Air Force
• Royal Australian Air Force
• Royal Canadian Air Force
• Royal Saudi Air Force
• Royal Thai Air Force
• SAAB
• Swedish Armed Forces
• Thales
• The Boeing Co.
• US Air Force

Over the last two years, SMi were delighted to have had then chance to host over 50 different military and industry-leading organisations from all over the globe, with attendees hailing from Switzerland, Pakistan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, UK, and USA, highlighting the truly global element of the Air Mission Planning and Support Conference.

The two-day event will provide participants with an exclusive learning opportunity to explore emerging aircraft technologies, strategies and future platforms to take Air Mission Planning into the next generation, providing agile end-to-end mission support.

Download the brochure from the website, as is the past attendees list for potential delegates to see who they could network with at this year’s conference.

To register, please visit http://www.airmissionplanning.co.uk/einpr

Book before 14th December to save £400.

Air Mission Planning and Support
9th – 10th April 2019
St James' Court, Buckingham Gate, London, UK

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XTI Aircraft Company Announces Twelve More Orders for the TriFan 600 Hybrid-Electric Vertical Takeoff Airplane

Rooftop Landing

Acess Remote Areas

No Airport Required

Pre-sales program orders now at 76 airplanes

Tthe market continues to recognize the value proposition of our unique and revolutionary airplane with its cleaner state-of-the-art hybrid-electric propulsion system"”

— Robert LaBelle, CEO XTI Aircraft

DENVER, CO, USA, December 4, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — XTI Aircraft Company (XTI) announced today that customers in the North America, Europe, and the Middle East have placed twelve additional orders for the TriFan 600 vertical takeoff airplane under XTI’s pre-sales program.

“This brings our backlog to 76,” said Robert LaBelle, Chief Executive Officer of XTI. “The new orders come at an excellent time,” LaBelle continued, “because this solidifies our budget and improves our revenue projections as we head into the initial flight tests for our 65% scale Proof of Concept aircraft. The total number of orders represents $494 million in gross revenues upon delivery of the aircraft.”

“With these twelve new orders in just the past week,” said LaBelle, “the market continues to recognize the value proposition of our unique and revolutionary airplane with its cleaner state-of-the-art hybrid-electric propulsion system, extremely low operating costs, and patented technology. Vertical takeoff combined with the ability to fly long-range and the speed and comfort of a business aircraft.”

The company previously announced 64 orders from customers in the U.S., Japan, Australia, India, Brazil, the Middle East, and Europe, beginning with the first orders at last year’s Paris Air Show. This was followed by orders at the October 2017 and October 2018 NBAA conventions.

The TriFan 600 is a major breakthrough in aviation and air travel. The six-seat TriFan 600 will have the speed, range and comfort of a luxury business aircraft and the ability to take off and land vertically, like a helicopter. It will travel at 345 miles an hour, with a range of up to 1,200 miles. Using three ducted fans, the TriFan lifts off vertically. Its two wing fans then rotate forward for a seamless transition to cruise speed and its initial climb. It will reach 30,000 feet in just ten minutes and cruise to the destination as a highly efficient business aircraft.

XTI launched a formal stock offering in 2016 under SEC Regulation A+, which is open to all unaccredited and accredited investors around the globe. Shares in XTI may be purchased at www.startengine.com/xti-aircraft providing a unique opportunity for the general public to invest in an aerospace company with a game-changing product, a world-class leadership team, and significant growth potential.

Simultaneously with the equity crowdfunding financing, accredited investors may participate in XTI’s $25 million Series B round. Accredited investors seeking more information should contact Mr. LaBelle at rlabelle@xtiaircraft.com (571) 216-1594.

ABOUT XTI AIRCRAFT COMPANY
XTI Aircraft Company is a privately owned aviation business based near Denver. XTI is guided by a leadership team with decades of experience, a deep well of expertise, and success bringing new aircraft to market. XTI is founded on a culture of customer-focused problem solving to meet the evolving needs of modern travelers.

For information and updates about XTI Aircraft Company and the TriFan 600, visit www.xtiaircraft.com . To invest, go to www.startengine.com/xti-aircraft, or accredited investors may contact Mr. LaBelle at rlabelle@xtiaircraft.com (571) 216-1594. For information on reserving a priority position for the TriFan under the Company’s pre-sales program, contact Mr. LaBelle.

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TCOM, LP, Global Leader in ISR Aerostats, Wins Platinum for Best Persistent Surveillance Solution at AST’s 2018 Awards

TCOM, LP, Global Leader in ISR Aerostats, Wins Platinum Award for Best Persistent Surveillance Solution at the American Security Today’s 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

What differentiates TCOM’s aerostats is their ease of deployment, efficiency and the fact that they can serve as eyes in the sky.”

— Matthew McNiel, VP of BD, TCOM,LP

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES, December 3, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — TCOM, L.P., a global leader for innovative, cost-effective ISR Airborne Persistent Surveillance Aerostat Solutions—accepted a Platinum Award presented by American Security Today for its Persistent Surveillance Aerostats as part of the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards.

The ‘ASTORS’ program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security, enterprise, and public safety vertical markets.

Aerostats offer persistent surveillance solutions that have unique advantages over traditional ground-based and airborne surveillance systems. Aerostat systems act as a “virtual fence” along coastlines, around vessels, or the port perimeter by providing continuous, real-time monitoring of activities in a cost-effective solution. The systems can detect threats at greater range and in the blind spots of traditional surface-based sensors, providing security forces with more time to think, react, engage, and neutralize threats.

Combining powerful radar, longer deployment times and customizable payload configurations with low cost per flight hour configurations, TCOM’s aerostats are the perfect solution for persistent surveillance. Moreover, aerostats offer a combination of wide viewing angles and high resolution for more precise identification of small objects, as well as surveillance of larger areas. In short, aerostats enable true persistent, real-time tactical ISR at an affordable cost.

“As the nation continues to respond to escalating threats from home and abroad, the innovative solutions being implemented to meet those threats, have led to tremendous growth in the field of Homeland Security,” said Michael Madsen, co-founder, and publisher of American Security Today. “Today, the United States is increasingly focusing on protecting IT/cyber security networks, and government and security professionals are calling on innovative companies like those honored with 2018 ASTORS Awards, to help them do so.”

“ASTORS’ nominations are evaluated by American Security Today’s panel of sector experts on their technical innovation, interoperability, specific impact within the category, overall impact to the industry, relatability to other industry technologies, and application feasibility outside of the industry,” according to Tammy Waitt, co-founder and editorial director of American Security Today.

“It’s very rewarding to be recognized for our pioneering work in addressing the important security needs of persistent surveillance. What differentiates TCOM’s aerostats is their ease of deployment, efficiency and the fact that they can serve as eyes in the sky. For those reasons, TCOM Aerostats have been used as part of the longest ongoing Aerostat surveillance operations,” said Matthew McNiel, VP of Business Development at TCOM.

About TCOM, LP:
TCOM, LP is a global leader of Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) solutions of Lighter-than-Air Persistent Surveillance Tethered Aerostat platforms for Air, Maritime, and Land. For over 40 years, the company’s pioneering innovations have defined the persistent surveillance and Lighter-than-Air industries. By blending leading-edge technology, manufacturing, and field operation capabilities, TCOM has provided ISR systems for the United States and foreign governments with complete persistent surveillance capabilities. Our systems are in use around the globe including theaters of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. TCOM’s delivered systems include fixed-site deployments, fully transportable systems, and specialized sea-based deployments. TCOM’s headquarters are based in Columbia, MD and the Manufacturing & Flight Test Facility is located near Elizabeth City, NC. TCOM is the

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National Defense ISAC Announces New Executive Director

Steve Shirley, National Defense ISAC Executive Director

National Defense ISAC

Steven D. Shirley, former Executive Director of the DoD Cyber Crime Center (DC3), is now the Executive Director of the National Defense ISAC

We are excited to have Steve lead us at the National Defense ISAC. His passion and commitment to further the security of the DIB will increase the value of NDISAC to our members.”

— Jay Weinstein, NDISAC Board of Directors Chair and L3 Technologies CISO

WASHINGTON, DC, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES, December 3, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The National Defense Information Sharing and Analysis Center™ (National Defense ISAC™ or NDISAC™) is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Shirley as the National Defense ISAC Executive Director.

“We are excited to have Steve lead us at the National Defense ISAC,” stated Jay Weinstein, NDISAC Board of Directors Chair and L3 Technologies CISO. “Steve has extensive knowledge of the defense industry. His passion and commitment to further the security of the defense industrial base will increase the value of NDISAC to our members. I am very excited to see Steve in this role and can’t wait to see our growth in 2019.”

Steve has over 30 years’ experience with security issues that affect the defense industry. As the former Executive Director of the Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) and Vice Commander of the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Steve will bring a unique perspective to enhance the National Defense ISAC current membership base, capabilities and services.

“I am honored and excited to have the opportunity to lead the National Defense ISAC. My past experiences have prepared me well for this role and I look forward to taking the NDISAC to the next level and making a positive difference to our members,” Shirley stated.

As the NDISAC Executive Director, Steve will work as a nonvoting member of the Board of Directors to further shape and refine the NDISAC strategic plan, and will oversee the development and implementation of information sharing mechanisms, services, working groups and partnership and collaborative engagements across the DIB, DIB suppliers, and commercial DIB interdependencies. Steve’s extensive DoD background in support of DIB cybersecurity efforts will ensure a solid NDISAC-DIB alignment and will enable the NDISAC to most effectively align with DoD and the DIB Sector Coordinating Council to best serve our members and the DIB.

In his previous role as the Executive Director of DC3, Steve oversaw a technical staff of over 500 specialists within a business and technology support directorate and six functional directorates to deliver capabilities DoD-wide. Particularly relevant to Steve’s role at NDISAC was his leadership of DC3 as DoD’s operational hub for the DoD Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Program, which delivered actionable threat data and analysis to 580 companies in a voluntary public-private partnership. Prior to DC3, Steve served as Vice Commander of the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations with responsibilities as the chief operating officer for 3,500 personnel and 220 locations around the globe. Steve’s military career included service as a commander of counterintelligence, antiterrorism and investigative operations in the US, Europe, and Asia at all levels of the Air Force. In 2004, Steve retired from the Air Force as a colonel and was appointed to the Senior Executive Service.

Steve holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, master’s degree from Arizona State University and is also a graduate of the Squadron Officer School, the Air Command and Staff College, the Armed Forces Staff College and the Air War College.

Steve succeeds NDISAC Interim Executive Director, Carlos Kizzee, who held the role of Defense Security Information Exchange (DSIE) Executive Director for the past three years. Carlos oversaw the formation of the National Defense ISAC, its merger with the Defense Industrial Base Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (DIB-ISAO), and the transition of DSIE as the DIB cyber threat center of excellence previously under DIB-ISAO to the premier cyber threat sharing community within NDISAC. Carlos will transition to NDISAC Director of Member Development and Partnership Engagement, where he will focus on expanding NDISAC membership and partner relationships.

About National Defense ISAC
NDISAC is the national defense sector’s non-profit organization formed to enhance the security and resiliency of the defense industry and its strategic partners. NDISAC provides defense sector stakeholders a community and forum for sharing cyber and physical security threat information, best practices and mitigation strategies and is developed to serve as the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Sector’s critical infrastructure protection operational coordination mechanism.

Formerly known as the DIB-ISAO, the NDISAC is the umbrella organization for the Defense Security Information Exchange (DSIE). NDISAC is recognized nationally within the US as the ISAC for the nation’s defense industry critical infrastructure sector, the Defense Industry Sector Coordinating Council, the US Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, and the National Council of ISACs. For more information, visit www.ndisac.org.

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Arammu partners with Canyon Ranch; Boston-based firm pioneers concept of relationship checkups

Dr. James Cordova, President of Arammu

The idea of using "relationship checkups" is good for both business and personal applications.

In most components of healthcare treatment, the proactive approach is the recommended outcome. People go to their physicians for annual checkups to identify issues before they become more problematic”

— Dr. James Cordova, President of Arammu

BOSTON, MA, USA, December 3, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Arammu (http://arammu.com), a Massachusetts firm which has pioneered and brought to market a unique Relationship Checkup program for use in both personal and business relationships, announced today that it has partnered with Canyon Ranch (http://canyonranch.org), with locations in Lenox, MA, and Tucson, AZ, to offer this new service to the spa’s clientele.

Arammu President Dr. James Cordova said that the popular wellness spa is the first in the nation to include the “Relationship Checkup” service, which provides a proactive relationship to relationship healthcare.

Cordova said that the program, created from of 20+ years of empirical research conducted by Clark University in Worcester, MA, is modeled on the belief that relationship healthcare needs to be treated in a proactive, rather than reactive, manner. “In most components of healthcare treatment, the proactive approach is the recommended outcome. People go to their physicians for annual checkups, as they do with their dentists, with the goal of identifying issues and addressing them before they become larger and more problematic,” he said. He continued, “’The Relationship Checkup’ program does for relationships, whether they are of a personal nature or corporate, what the annual checkup does for a person’s health.”
The Relationship Checkup includes a proprietary online survey, followed by a one-hour assessment with Arammu’s hand-picked network of trained consultants, which is then followed by a detailed feedback report specifically tailored to the individual’s relationship.
“What better additional service for a wellness center to offer its clientele than a chance to do a check-in on how their relationship is progressing,” Cordova said, noting that the program has been tested and utilized already by the U.S. military. He said that the check-ins have been proven to boost key relationship metrics.
The Relationship Checkup is a brief evidence-based intervention that identifies a relationship's strengths, weaknesses, and areas of concern; and provides useful and specific suggestions to move towards deeper understanding, connection, and practical solutions for potential issues.
Couples who have participated in the checkup report higher levels of relationship satisfaction, intimacy, acceptance, and healthier communication; and lower levels of divorce, depression, relationship distress and conflict communication.
Cordova noted that Canyon Ranch is famous for taking a proactive and preventative approach to wellness offering such programs as Yoga, Reiki, Meditation, Acupuncture, and more.

About Arammu, Inc.
Arammu is a pro-active relationship healthcare company that offers proactive monthly checkups for both personal and professional relationships. These checkups have been proven to reduce stress, improve general health, increase employee attendance and productivity, as well as provide a myriad of other benefits. Checkups are available as an employee wellness benefit or for purchase directly from Arammu’s website, www.arammu.com. Arammu is located at 48 Cedar Street, Worcester, MA 01609. For more information, please call (508) 612-0426.

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C4ISR / Section Head Air Command & Control at The Netherlands MoD joins speaker line-up for Network Centric Warfare 2019

Network Centric Warfare 2019

Network Centric Warfare 2019

Lieutenant Colonel Bart Hoeben, C4ISR / Section Head Air Command & Control at The Netherlands MoD latest speaker to join the 3rd Annual Network Centric Warfare.

LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, November 30, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — In the run up to next year’s Network Centric Warfare conference, returning to Rome, Italy on 4th – 5th February 2019, SMi is delighted to announce the newest edition to the expert speaker line-up, which includes international government and high-ranking military speakers, as well as industry-leading organisations.

Lieutenant Colonel Bart Hoeben, C4ISR / Section Head Air Command & Control, Ministry of Defence, The Netherlands, will be joining next year's conference, where he will be providing key updates on ‘“The Combat Cloud”: Facilitating Network Enabled Command and Control’.

His presentation will focus on developing an effective network enabled ‘combat cloud’ to transform C2 in the air and land domains, how to incorporate multiple nodes into one cloud for greater sensing and effecting, ideas in effectively processing and disseminating real time data, as well as the challenges faced in developing a network enabled C2 cloud.

Lieutenant Colonel Bart Hoeben also recently wrote a paper exploring developments in 5th generation air C2 and ISR. In his paper, he outlines how a network-enabled cloud is essential for facilitating 5th generation air C2 and ISR capabilities, and his presentation at Network Centric Warfare will explore how the combat cloud will transform C2 in the air and land environments.*

Participants of the highly-anticipated event will have the exclusive opportunity of hearing the unique perspectives and experiences of Lieutenant Colonel Bart Hoeben at the conference in Rome.

Delegates will also hear from an impressive international line-up of high-ranking military experts and industry leaders from Italy, Austria, NATO, EU Military Staff, Germany, Denmark, UK, Netherlands, Canada, Sweden, and more.

The two-day event is set to explore in detail the importance of effective strategic integration of networked platforms, in order for military forces to harness network technology and gain an operational advantage. It will also bring together Network Centric Warfare planners, practitioners, and experts for invaluable insight and discussion of an increasingly important topic in the world of defence.

Download the event brochure on the website to view the agenda and full speaker line-up, and register your place at http://www.netcentric-warfare.com/einpr.

Book your place before 14th December to save £100.

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Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges A Person with Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer in Pennsylvania To Call Them for Direct Access to The Nation's Most Skilled Compensation Lawyers

We do not want one person with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer in Pennsylvania to get shortchanged because they had no clue who to call for honest advice.”

— Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, November 30, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging a person with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer to call them anytime at 800-714-0303 for direct access to some of the nation's most skilled mesothelioma or asbestos attorneys. They are appealing to a person with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer to not fall for glitzy Internet ads that profess experience on the part of the law firm when in reality-the law firm is a brokerage firm that signs up people with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer and sells them to other lawyers.

The group fears that people with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer in Pennsylvania that impulse shop for lawyers on the Internet will end up being very disappointed with their compensation results. http://Pennsylvania.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

According to the group, "We do not want one person with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer in Pennsylvania to get shortchanged because they had no clue who to call for honest advice and who has a track record of achievement when it comes to lawyers. Trust us all the glitters is not gold when it comes to lawyers advertising for people with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer on the Internet. A good mesothelioma compensation settlement in Pennsylvania could be around a million dollars or more and an asbestos exposure lung cancer settlement could be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars even if the person smoked cigarettes.

"Before you hire a lawyer or law firm for a mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer compensation claim in Pennsylvania please call us at 800-714-0303. We will do everything possible to see to it that you are dealing directly with the nation's premier attorneys. These leading lawyers share our passion about making certain people with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer in Pennsylvania receive the very best possible financial compensation settlement results." http://Pennsylvania.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center wants to emphasize their services for diagnosed victims of mesothelioma are available throughout the state of Pennsylvania including communities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Eire, Upper Darby, Reading, Scranton, or Bethlehem. For additional information, a diagnosed person with mesothelioma or their family members are urged to contact the Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 800-714-0303.

For the best possible treatment options in Pennsylvania we strongly recommend the following two heath care facilities with the offer to help a diagnosed victim, or their family get to the right physicians at each hospital: Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center in Philadelphia: https://www.pennmedicine.org/cancer/about, or the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute: http://www.upmccancercenter.com/

High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in Pennsylvania include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers, shipyard workers, oil refinery workers, oil production workers, steel mill workers, coal miners, manufacturing workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, or construction workers. Typically, the person’s exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s.

The states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. http://Pennsylvania.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s web site related to this rare form of cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma.

Michael Thomas
Pennsylvania Mesothelioma Victims Center
+1 800-714-0303
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Tennessee Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges A Navy Veteran or With Mesothelioma or Asbestos Exposure Lung Cancer to Call for Instant Access to The Most Skilled Lawyers to Assist with Compensation

We are especially focused on Navy Veterans who have mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer because they were required to stay on board their ship or submarine at a navy shipyard for repairs.”

— Tennessee Mesothelioma Victims Center

WASHINGTON , DC, USA, November 29, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to the Tennessee Mesothelioma Victims Center, "We are urging a US Navy Veteran with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer in Tennessee to call us anytime including weekends at 800-714-0303 for instant access to the nation's most skilled lawyers to assist with their financial compensation. Depending on how or where the asbestos exposure took place the US Navy a Veteran with mesothelioma could be looking at a million dollars or more in financial compensation and a Navy Veteran with asbestos exposure lung cancer could be looking at hundreds of thousands of dollars.

"We are especially focused on Navy Veterans who have mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer because they were required to stay on board their ship or submarine at a navy shipyard for repairs, an overhaul or retrofit. Typically, Navy Veterans like this had extreme exposure to asbestos and if they now have mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer-we want to make certain they receive the very best financial compensation as we would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303.

"Our service is free, and we are dedicated to making certain people with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer in Tennessee receive the best compensation and assistance." http://Tennessee.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

A Navy Veteran with mesothelioma or asbestos exposure lung cancer would have been based at one of the following states:

* Virginia

* Connecticut

* Florida

* Georgia

* Rhode Island

* New York

* Massachusetts

* Maine

* South Carolina

* Washington

* California

* Hawaii

The Tennessee Mesothelioma Victims Center wants to emphasize their free services are available statewide in every community in Tennessee, including Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Clarksville. http://Tennessee.MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com

The Tennessee Mesothelioma Victims Center is also very focused on making certain a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma has access to the best treatment option facilities in their state. For the best possible treatment options for mesothelioma in Tennessee, the Tennessee Mesothelioma Victims Center strongly encourages diagnosed victims, or their family to consider: The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville: http://www.vicc.org/dd/dz/results.php?name=malignant-mesothelioma, or Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis: http://www.baptistonline.org/memphis/

High-risk work groups for exposure to asbestos in Tennessee include US Navy Veterans, power plant workers for the TVA, manufacturing or industrial workers, plumbers, electricians, auto mechanics, machinists, miners, or construction workers. Typically, the exposure to asbestos occurred in the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, or 1980’s.

The states indicated with the highest incidence of mesothelioma include Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Louisiana, Washington, and Oregon. Mesothelioma also happens in Tennessee.

For more information about mesothelioma please refer to the National Institutes of Health’s web site related to this rare form of cancer: https://www.cancer.gov/types/mesothelioma.

Michael Thomas
Tennessee Mesothelioma Victims Center
+1 800-714-0303
email us here


Source: EIN Presswire