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May 8 Propeller

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

A PRINCETON PROPELLER EVENT  

AT QUADRANGLE CLUB

 

 

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,

NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

 

Please Join Us for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

 

33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

6 P, TUESDAY, May 8th, 2018

 

Speaker:  Jonathan Lu, Princeton ’18
Department of Computer Science, Princeton University

 

“Stakeholder Mechanics in Shaping Climate Change Policy: 
Weighing Carbon Fee & Dividend Options for New Jersey”

 

In one of the first public presentations from a new white paper on carbon fee and dividend policy for New Jersey --- Jonathan Lu ’18 will probe the political feasibility of grappling with climate change. The product of nearly 30 authors from the Woodrow Wilson School and a dozen plus science departments at Princeton and elsewhere, this study tapped input from legislators; environmental, labor and business groups.  Breathtaking in sweep, balanced in perspectives --- analyses from this paper include:  NJ energy production & usage; health & environmental impacts; economic effects; business considerations; legal barriers; transportation & climate initiatives; pros & cons of varied policy options; and examples of Carbon Fee Policies, already successfully enacted in the US and around the world.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, June 12th (6 P)


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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, A Documentary

A4P - Princeton Area PA3 Presents

2018 ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE - BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

ABACUS: small enough to jail 

When: Wednesday, May 2, 4:30PM - 6:30PM 

Where: Princeton University, Whitman College Theatre 

 

From Steve James - Director of Hoop Dreams and Life Itself

ABACUS: small enough to jail tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves – and their bank’s legacy in the Chinatown community – over the course of a five-year legal battle."

Chanterelle Sung '00 plays herself in this Oscar nominated documentary.  She and her sisters Jill and Vera will visit Princeton and after the movie, serve on a Q&A panel moderated by Professor Beth Lew-Williams and Joyce Chen Shueh '96. Of the four Sung sisters, three were trained as lawyers, the fourth a physician — including Jill Sung, the bank’s chief executive, and Vera Sung, a director of the bank — and Chanterelle ‘00 who ironically once worked in the district attorney’s office that prosecuted the case.

 

Trailer link here 


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Film Showing of "Abacus - small enough to jail" ( Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM )

The incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves – and their bank’s legacy in the Chinatown community – over the course of a five-year legal battle."

Members of the Sung family will be available after the screening for a Q&A.

Location: Princeton Univ., Whitman College Theatre

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April 10 Propeller

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

 

A PRINCETON PROPELLER EVENT  

 

AT QUADRANGLE CLUB

 

 

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,

NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

 

Please Join Us for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

 

33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

 

6 P, TUESDAY, April 10th, 2018

 

Speaker:  Konrad P. Kording, ETH Zurich ’97, *01

 

Professor, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania

 

“Technical Innovations in Data Driven Medicine: 

Cross Validating Methods In Disease Detection, Diagnosis & Treatment”

 

Smart phones and other wearable sensors, increasingly embedded in everyday life, have spurred rapid accumulation of our daily life data.  While machine learning algorithms, derived from this data, have yet to make a major impact on medical decision making, they do hold promise and are increasingly used in studies of:  cardiovascular disease, falls, measuring rehabilitation outcomes in stroke and amputees, monitoring Parkinson’s disease symptoms and detecting depression.  But how reliable are these algorithms and how should they be evaluated?  Dr. Kording will discuss these new data sources; emerging methods to gauge their reliability; and the awesome possibilities they empower for human health.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, May 8th (6 P)


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March 13th Propeller

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

A PRINCETON PROPELLER EVENT  

AT QUADRANGLE CLUB

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FOR ENTREPRENEURS,

NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

 

Please Join Us for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

6 P, TUESDAY, March 13th, 2018

 

Speaker:  Neil Chatterjee, ’15

CEO & Founder, Andrena

 

“Democratizing the Internet: 

Marshaling Blockchain for Wi-Fi Without ISPs”

 

Imagine a world where you don’t need traditional ISPs to get Internet access.  It’s already here, in Princeton:  home Internet at a fraction of the cost.  With the FCC’s recent Title II/Net Neutrality repeal, Neil founded Andrena to deliver community powered Internet.  Via purchase of data links to the greater Internet in bulk and employment of a community of blockchain-based wireless devices that automatically assemble, Andrena covers what’s known as “the Last Mile.”  Following a successful pilot with Princeton University and area businesses in 2017, Andrena is deploying its devices throughout town.  In addition to the technical aspects, Neil will explain how consumers transition from a traditional ISP to a blockchain-based wireless service.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, April 10th (6 P)


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February Propeller

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

A PRINCETON PROPELLER EVENT

AT QUADRANGLE CLUB

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,

NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

Please Join Us for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

6 P, TUESDAY, February 13th, 2017

Speaker: Alain L. Kornhauser, *71

Professor, Operations Research & Financial Engineering

Princeton University

“Autonomous Vehicles: Where Are We Going & How Will We Get There?

De-Fogging Your Shift from a Drive to a Trip”

Now that ubiquitous mobility for everyone is no longer a distant hypothetical, it’s time to consider the impacts of this coming transition on most of our lives. No one is better equipped to guide us through the complexities of this multi-faceted subject than Professor Alain Kornhauser, Faculty Chair of PAVE (Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering). After introducing us to the terms; the technologies & role of deep learning; the major players & early adopters, his talk will explore economic/social costs & gains; the challenge of scaling; the milestones necessary for market acceptance --- and finally, the mechanics of managing it all.

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER: Tuesday, March 13th (6 P)


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