2009.02.10 > For Immediate Release
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Center for Collaboration Science Research Seminar is Feb. 27
Omaha - The Center for Collaboration Science at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) will hold its third annual research seminar on Friday Feb. 27.
The seminar will be held at the Collaborating Commons, inside the College of Public Affairs and Community Service Building, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The purpose of the seminar will be to share current advances in research and practice related to the study of individual, group organizational and societal factors affecting outcomes for people who work together to achieve goals.
Participants will enjoy roundtable discussions to engage in dialogue and provide constructive feedback. Present will be many representatives of UNO’s colleges, offering unique perspectives to the seminar.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Eduardo Salas from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Salas is a trustee chair and professor of psychology. His keynote will be on the “The Science of Team Performance.” He has authored more than 300 journal articles and book chapters, and co-edited 15 books.
Dr. Salas' expertise includes helping organizations on how to foster teamwork, design and implement team training strategies, design performance measurement tools, and design learning environments. He has consulted in a variety of manufacturing, pharmaceutical laboratories, industrial and government organizations.
The seminar is free but reservations are required by Friday, Feb. 20 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNO is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The celebration recognizes the partnership among the City of Omaha, its citizens and UNO to build a vibrant and dynamic community. The centennial theme is “UNO: Central To Our City Since 1908.” This theme acknowledges the past contributions of UNO to the community and sets the stage for great things to come.
UNO, inaugurated in 1968, emerged from the Municipal University of Omaha, established in 1931, which grew out of the University of Omaha founded in 1908. For Centennial information, go to http://www.unomaha.edu/100/.
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