colloquium colloquium  /kə ˈloʊ kwi əm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an academic meeting or seminar usually led by a different lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting
  2. (n) an address to an academic meeting or seminar

News

  1. EC-Council Warns of Cyber Plague at United States National Security Agency Colloquium

    Jay Bavisi, president of EC-Council, warns academic minds to introduce cyber vaccination programs via secure code education in his opening keynote address of the US National Security Agency's CISSE Colloquium 2013. Bavisi pointed out that while the medical industry has been able to nearly eradicate diseases such as polio and small pox through medical vaccinations, the information security ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Talk on predicting earthquakes

    The Weston Observatory will host a colloquium June 19 on “What Can Eastern United States Earthquakes Teach Us About the Holy Grail of Earthquake Prediction?” The 7 p.m. presentation at the observatory, at 381 Concord Road, will be given by Alan Kafka, a geophysics professor at Boston College. The colloquium is free, though reservations are required, due to limited seating; call 617-552-8300 or e ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Jay Bavisi, the President of EC-Council to Keynote the US National Security Agency's CNSS Colloquium 2013

    Jay Bavisi will be addressing an audience of a few hundred leaders of the information security and academic communities at the University of South Alabama in Mobile Bay on June 10, 2013. The Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education was created in 1997 to provide a forum for dialogue among leading figures in government, industry, and academia. (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "The Colloquium is very dynamic and a very positive learning experience," said Jan Maxwell, vice president and CRA officer for Chevy Chase Bank, and a past Colloquium attendee. "It provides a blueprint for future success."
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Jan Maxwell Source: MarketWatch

  2. "It was diluted on matters of democracy and human rights. It seems so because (Asean) countries are not prepared to accept the dictates of the present," Anwar said in a "Colloquium on Islam, Politics and the Prospects for Peace" held at...
    on Jun 6, 2008 By: Anwar Ibrahim Source: Sun.Star

  3. "Just earlier today, sitting in a colloquium by one of my colleagues, he was talking about the unification of the strong force, the weak force and the electromagnetic force. It only occurs at an energy so vast that we cannot even possibly imagine...
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: James Kakalios Source: Newsarama

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