World AIDS Day and Techie Tuesday in RTP

TECHIE TUESDAY

"Celebration of Life"

Research Triangle Global Health Excellence & World AIDS Day

Date: December 1, 2009
Time: 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: RTP Headquarters - 12 Davis Drive
Catering By: Nantucket Café & Neomonde

Did you know the Triangle region is a center of excellence in global health?

Help celebrate World AIDS Day and find out how RTP companies and stakeholders are making an impact on HIV/AIDS and other important global health concerns.

Global health organizations in the Park are helping people live longer, more productive lives by working to address HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening conditions. Please join The Research Triangle Park and partner organizations for a special Techie Tuesday to celebrate those that are addressing modern global health challenges, including HIV/AIDS, through research and support services in the RTP and global communities.

PROGRAM SPEAKERS
Throughout the evening, experts in the field of global health will share insights from their work in one of the main conference rooms of the RTP Headquarters.

Dr. Myron S. Cohen
Director, UNC Center for Infectious Diseases
Chief, Division of Infections Diseases
J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine & Microbiology, Immunology & Public Health

Dr. Nicole Fouche
Executive Director, Triangle Global Health Consortium
triangleglobalhealth.ning.com

FOOD DRIVE
As part of the event, RTP will host a food drive to donate canned goods and non-perishable items to the Alliance for Aids Services Carolina food pantry. Please consider bringing a canned item to the event to help the cause (click here for a list of canned items to donate).

Also, if you are interested in organizing a collection within your company to donate goods at the Techie Tuesday event, please contact Alice Lockhart at unc186@verizon.net for more information.

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