Monthly Archives: February 2014

TIDES shares sustainable solutions with Special Operations Community

By LouElin Dwyer Earlier this month, TIDES exhibited at the 25th Annual SO/LIC (Special Operations/ Low Intensity Conflict) Symposium & Exhibition at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, in Washington, DC.   This year’s show explored integrating worldwide partners to support global … Continue reading

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H.R. 2548, Electrify Africa Act of 2013, TIDES attends hearing

By Jonathan Fredrickson This morning, February 27th, 2014, the House Foreign Affairs Committee met to discuss, and eventually pass, H.R. 2548. Known as the Electrify Africa Act of 2013, this bipartisan bill sought to spur private industry investment in energy … Continue reading

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STAR-TIDES supports “Shaping the Maritime Strategy at WEST 2014

by Amy Gorman To check out pictures from this event, click here (http://star-tides.net/photos/west-2014-san-diego) or check out our Facebook Page! For the 7th year in a row, TIDES participated in the WEST Conference, a conference held at the San Diego Convention … Continue reading

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TIDES attends Drones for Development Deep Dive

by Samuel Bendett On 22 Jan in Washington, D.C., TIDES took part in an IREX-sponsored event called Drones for Development which brought together specialists, practitioners, and scientists from the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, private sector, and non-profit organizations to … Continue reading

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What do we know in disasters? (Exploring Methods for Situational Awareness in Disasters)

By Sam Bendett Joint Interagency Field Experiments, Camp Roberts, CA: On 10-13 Feb, Mr. Sam  Bendett, TIDES Research Analyst, attended Joint Interagency Field Experiments at Camp Roberts, CA, that brought together DoD, DHS, private sector and NGOs attendees for technical … Continue reading

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