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Wed / November 28, 2018

Global Health Equity: Envisioning the Future

Join us to learn more about innovative global health research, service initiatives, as well as cross-sector and interdisciplinary collaboration opportunities for addressing complex global health challenges. This full day of panel discussions, global health initiative spotlights and professional networking will culminate with a festive multiculturally-themed evening reception that features culturally diverse cuisine and musical entertainment. 

9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Morehouse School of Medicine 720 Westview Drive SW Atlanta, GA 30310

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Thu / November 29, 2018

1st Annual Beacon Holiday Market

This winter, knock out some of your holiday shopping at the 1st Annual Beacon Holiday Market! Starting November 29th, this unique gift market along the Atlanta Beltline’s Southside Interim Trail is designed to become more than just a multi-vendor market, but a place to socialize, shop and dine with family and friends. Bring the kids and even get in your holiday photos in the Grinch’s Layer and Santa’s Cabin at a family-friendly rate. Each week, The Beacon Holiday Market will bring in six different vendors to showcase artisanal and handmade goods, jewelry, gifts, art and more. Vendors can apply today by emailing (Limited spots available

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Beacon – The Hall 1039 Grant Street SE Atlanta GA 30315

Mon / December 3, 2018

Blast Off With David Rainer from NASA – Get Your Space Updates

Join our chapter as we welcome David Rainer from NASA on Monday, December 3, 2018, 8:00 am. The presentation will include updates on the exciting things going on with Space and NASA.

David Rainer is a Division Manager for NASA in the Safety & Mission Assurance (S&MA) Directorate. He is the Chief of the Exploration Research & Technology Division. As such, he is responsible for the safety of the ground personnel working on the International Space Station (ISS), the quality of the components delivered to the ISS, and the safety of the astronauts living aboard the ISS. These positions sometimes took him to the California or New Mexico deserts, Spain, and Russia and he has worked with many of our international partners such as those from Russia, Japan, Italy and Germany.  In his current position, he continues to work with the Russians and Japanese to fly components to the ISS.

Dress is coat and tie.

This event is open to all NDIA Members and anyone interested in National Defense


8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Georgian Club – 100 Galleria Parkway Southeast Atlanta, GA 30339 – Suite 1700

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Sun / December 9, 2018

Santa's Holiday Jubilee

Christmas Holiday vendors event with 40 vendors coming together at the beautiful Dawn Event Center for a spectacular shopping event like no other. There will be music, pictures, and Christmas dinner served. Free grab bags and much more. 

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Dawn Event Center 3201 Atlanta Industrial Pkwy Suite #104 Atlanta, Georgia 30331

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Thu / December 13, 2018

International Conference on Mental Health in Adults and Childhood

Abu Dhabi has a reputation for effectively facilitating world-class business occasions, thanks to some degree to the soul of participation which exists between the administration, business and neighbourhood groups. The ‘world’s nearby neighbour’, at the junction of Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, Abu Dhabi offers simple access to a significant number of the world’s biggest and quickest developing economies. 33% of the worldwide populace is inside four hours flying-time and 66% are inside eight hours. The upper hands of picking Abu Dhabi are various: a main worldwide community for business, trade, industry, and tourism, with a dynamic workforce and an administration which keeps on putting resources into key framework and transportation tasks to guarantee a prosperous monetary future.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island Yas Plaza, Yas Island, P.O.Box 93725 Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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Thu / January 10, 2019

Progressive Insurance Atlanta Boat Show

The 2019 Progressive® Insurance Atlanta Boat Show returns Jan. 10-13, 2019, bringing more than 20,000 boating enthusiasts to downtown Atlanta to see the biggest and best in boating for four, nautical-themed days. For the Show’s 57th year, visitors to Hall A of the Georgia World Congress Center will find nearly 700 new boats, including houseboats, and enjoy interactive features and activities for families, boaters and anglers of all experience levels, including:

• $5-$5-$5 Boats & Brews Happy Hour: Red Hare Brewing will offer special brews to enjoy while “cruising” the Show. Thursday and Friday take advantage of $5 after 5 p.m. deals with $5 tickets, $5 valet parking and $5 drinks.

• Wake Up on the Water: The lake can literally be a step outside the front door when home is on a houseboat. Explore luxurious houseboats at this year’s Show and see how they can be customized to tastes and needs.

• Nautical Knowledge: Lanier Technical College returns for a special Career Day on Friday, January 11th, where prospective students will learn how to become boating and industry professionals, and get a first look at the new Hall County Campus and state-of-the-art Marine Technology program.

• NEW Touch-a-Boat Tour: Junior skippers can tour the Show floor, climbing aboard a variety of boats along the way. Kids can talk to captains, snap a pic at the helm and learn the ropes of life on the water. Each skipper in training will receive their own Atlanta Boat Show passport to collect stamps at each of the 10 stops, with prizes for those that collect them all.

• Excel with the Experts: From tried and true methods to the latest techniques, professional fishermen, sailors and boaters will host seminars on a variety of topics for beginners to adept anglers.

• Deals & Steals: Many of the dealers will be offering their lowest prices of the year, so that just as temperatures start to rise, boats will be ready to launch. Make plans to stop by Georgia’s biggest boating display. For tickets, times and more information, visit WHAT: 2019 Progressive® Insurance Atlanta Boat Show WHEN: Jan. 10-13, 2019 Thursday-Friday, Jan. 10-11, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. WHERE: Georgia World Congress Center, Hall A 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30313 TICKETS: Ages 13 and older: $15 at the box office; Youth 12 and under: FREE (when accompanied by a paid adult)

• $3 off tickets purchased in advance online • All active, veterans, retired military, and law enforcement personnel and firefighters receive $3 off admission at the box office with valid ID. CONNECT: Web: Social: follow @AtlantaBoatShow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Georgia World Congress Center, Hall A

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Sat / January 19, 2019

Daniel D. & Eric Stanley LIVE in Concert

Contemporary Violinist Daniel D. Daniel D. is a 3 Time 1st Place Apollo Theater Winner, and studied at NYC's Julliard School of Music. He has become one of the most popular new age social media superstars with a constantly growing international fan base. A seasoned performer at age 29, with seven studio albums to his credit. Daniel D. has opened for Kim Waters, Boney James, Jamye Fox, Kanye West, Najee, K'Jon, Lelah Hathaway, and performed for Oprah Winfrey, the late Michael Jackson as well as President Barack Obama. He has been the lead act for many Jazz festivals and performs all around the world. Contemporary Violinist Eric Stanley Eric received the YouTube Silver Play Button surpassing 153,000 subscribers and 21 million total upload views. He made his national television debut on ESPN First Take and provided the theme song on violin. Eric produced the soundtrack at New York Fashion Week for a presentation of the KLS collection by Kimora Lee Simmons. This musical prodigy continues to elevate his passion, and has performed with J. Cole, B.o.B., Wale, Hezekiah Walker, Big Daddy Kane, and opened for former President Bill Clinton. Eric has also performed at the International Emmys, the Richmond Jazz Festival and the North Carolina Azalea Festival. Daniel D’s and Eric Stanley’s unique showmanship styles cross all genres of music, leading to their growing international multicultural fan base. Both are humble, self-motivated artists, committed to being true to their calling to inspire the hearts of all people to find their passion. "Trying to be better than someone else is a pure waste of time. Strive to better than you were yesterday."

7:30 PM

The Earl Smith Strand Theatre

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Mon / January 21, 2019

25th Annual MLK Grande Parade

MLK Grande Parade-2019. The MLK Grande Parade Is One Of The Largest Single Day Multicultural Events In The U.S. That is Held In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

10:00 AM

Midtown Houston-1200 Holman Street-77004

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Mon / January 28, 2019

Georgia Tech Coding Boot Camp Northside

Georgia Tech Professional Education offers a Coding Boot Camp for working professionals starting in January. This intensive 24 week session will help you upgrade your skills for your current job and or develop new skills. Software is everywhere and understanding coding is essential for understanding how things work.

12:00 AM

Peachtree Corners

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