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Innovation Showcase - Breakthroughs Boston

Jay talks with Evan Moltz and Xavier de Richemont. Evan serves as the CEO of ProjectedART, a nonprofit corporation that produces video art installations for public spaces. Based in France, Xavier is a highly accomplished video artist who designs monumental video installations all around the world. Evan and Xavier will be informing us about an exciting new project they’re collaborating on called Breakthroughs Boston. Scheduled to open in the fall of 2022 and be on display for a year, Breakthroughs Boston will be an outdoor public video art installation projected across the entire outdoor façade of the SoWa Power Station building. This 20-minute video art presentation will highlight Boston’s long history of innovative achievements that have made Boston a global center for innovation.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Juho Könkkölä: Origami Artist

Jay talks with Juho Könkkölä. Based in Finland, Juho is an extremely talented origami artist and he’s here today to share and demonstrate his incredible craftsmanship.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Laura Guertin, PhD: Quilting Science Stories

Jay talks with Laura Guertin, PhD. Laura is a highly accomplished professor of earth science at Penn State Brandywine, which is located in Media, Pennsylvania. She’s also a very talented quilter. During the program, Laura will be informing us about how and why she’s come to combine her teaching of earth science with the making and displaying of quilts. By viewing and discussing some of her creations, we'll come to better understand and appreciate this engaging and effective hands-on approach to teaching and learning that enhances science communication. Let’s start by meeting Laura and then finding out all about her use of quilts in the teaching of earth science.

 

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Innovation Showcase - You Bet Your Life: From Blood Transfusions To Mass Vaccinations, The Long And Risky History Of Medical Innovation

Jay talks with Dr. Paul Offit. Dr. Offit is an extremely accomplished and highly esteemed physician, scientist, researcher, and author. For the sake of time, let me just mention that Dr. Offit is director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital Of Pennsylvania and he is also a member of the Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee. He’s here today to inform us about his fascinating and very timely new book entitled You Bet Your Life: From Blood Transfusions To Mass Vaccination. The Long and Risky History of Medical Innovation.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Tough Gel Technology

Jay talks with Benjamin Freedman, PhD. Benjamin is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. He’s here today to inform us about the groundbreaking research he and some of his colleagues have been involved with related to the development of the next generation of medical-grade adhesives, which have been inspired by the slime a slug secretes when it feels threatened. Let’s start by meeting our Benjamin and then finding out all about his innovative and cutting-edge efforts.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Jackie Ranney: Turning Beach Trash into Fine Art Paintings

Jay talks with Jackie Ranney. Jackie is a Hull-based artist and environmentalist. Combining these two passions, she collects beach trash and turns it into fine art paintings. During the program, we’ll be learning why and how Jackie’s pursuit of trash art came about, we’ll view and discuss some of her engaging pieces, and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate how she goes about creating her unique and very appealing artwork.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Mitch Dobrowner: Storm Project Photography

Jay talks with Mitch Dobrowner. Mitch is a highly accomplished award-winning landscape photographer who specializes in black and white photography. Based in Los Angeles, he’s here today to share with us some of his fascinating photography related to storm chasing. During the program, we’ll be learning why and how his storm chasing photography came about, we’ll go on a behind-the-scenes tour, and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate how Mitch creates his compelling and captivating photographs. In addition, Mitch will also display some of his other outstanding work.

 

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Innovation Showcase - Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub)

Jay talks with Chen Cao, MPH and Mimi Dunn from the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub)—a group that provides digital health innovation strategy to the Brigham Health community of clinicians, researchers and staff. Chen serves as the Innovation Strategy Manager and Mimi is an Innovation and Operations Analyst. During the program, we'll be learning why and how the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub) came about and how it’s grown, developed and operates today. In the process, we'll come to better understand and appreciate its overall mission and the wide-range of services, resources, guidance, and support that it provides the Brigham Health community.

 

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Innovation Showcase - The American Exchange Project

Jay talks with David McCullough III. David is the founder and he now serves as the executive director of the American Exchange Project—a domestic summer exchange program for graduated high school seniors designed to bring together young Americans of different background. During the program, we'll be learning why and how the American Exchange Project came about, we'll find out about the different facets of this thoughtful and engaging initiative, and, in the process, come to better understand and appreciate its overall mission and the promising positive impact of this organization both locally and in other regions of the country.

 

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