This four-hour fall protection training will cover regulatory requirements, fall protection systems, their proper use and inspections, installation of fall protective systems, and rescue considerations. It will include the proper use of full body harnesses, lanyards, self-retracting lanyards, proper inspections, and review of the UNH Fall Protection Plan. Training will be conducted by Bob Burdick of Burdick Training and Consulting Services.
This training session also will be offered on Thursday, April 16.
Come for a complimentary breakfast and enjoy a vigorous discussion among leaders in tech transfer and university-based innovation. We will talk about best practices, roles, and potential opportunities for faculty, staff, students, communities, and government to support and benefit economically from the ideas being developed at New Hampshire research universities.
Maria Emanuel, Associate Director, UNHInnovation, will discuss protection of researchers’ innovations (even before it is created!), the importance of timely innovation disclosure, and how UNHI works with researchers throughout the process.
This session will also focus on how your innovations can be made available to wider audiences who can benefit from it, such as through licensing to existing or new companies or using creative commons or open source licenses.
You will also find out why commercialization matters as we talk about the importance of creating mutually beneficial relationships between UNH, our innovators, industry partners and other collaborators, and research sponsors.
Social media can provide effective and efficient ways to communicate your research. Chelsey DiGiuseppe, Marketing Manager, UNHInnovation, will provide an introduction to the best social media tools and how to use them to build a social media presence for your research.
A primer on export controlswill be presented by Victor Sosa, Director, Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) & Melissa McGee, Compliance Officer.
This session will explore the regulatory basis for the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and sanctions under the Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC)—specifically the ramifications for academic research as a “deemed export.”
You’ll get an insightful look at how these complex regulations impact the university and research community, the Fundamental Research Exclusion (FRE), the role researchers play in compliance, and how to remain within the regulatory exclusions and exceptions.
Faculty can meet with Peter VanDerwater, Director of Outreach for the Fulbright Scholar Program, for approximately 15 minutes to find out more about Fulbright awards or to discuss the specifics of a proposed application.