Dead & Company Pay Tribute To Rob Wasserman In Colorado Opener [Full Audio/Videos]

first_imgDead & Company made their way to Folsom Field in Boulder, CO last night, playing the first of two exciting July 4th weekend performances in the colorful state. The venue had not hosted live music since 2001, making these performances all the more special for local fans. What would Dead & Company do to honor the occasion?The group brought some serious fire to the venue, opening up the show with a bouncing “Bertha” before jamming into the classic Dead cover, “Good Lovin’.” The band was smokin’ from the get go, and brought out jams like “Tennessee Jed” and “Cold Rain and Snow” to keep things moving. From there, Bob Weir took a moment to honor his lost friend, Rob Wasserman, who passed away earlier in the week. Wasserman was a member of Weir’s band Ratdog, and the Dead & Company band decided to debut Ratdog’s “Even So” in his honor. It was a touching moment.The set finished up with “Uncle John’s Band” and “One More Saturday Night,” as the classic Grateful Dead numbers filled the air of the Colorado venue. The band then opened the second set with a great song pairing: “Scarlet Begonias” > “Fire on the Mountain.” They were locked in and firing high, bringing out “Saint of Circumstance” before going into “Terrapin Station.” Dead & Company really showed off their improvisational prowess through the run of songs, and kept things going with a sick “Drums/Space.” “Stella Blue” brought the band back to Earth, and “Throwing Stones” and “Not Fade Away” closed out a wonderful second set.Finally, the encore brought one of Dead & Company’s newer songs, as John Mayer handled vocals on “Black Muddy River.” Check out videos and the full setlist below!Bertha/Good Lovin’One More Saturday NightScarlet Begonias/Fire On The MountainThrowin’ StonesBlack Muddy RiverFull Audio (via taper Jeff Frank)The setlist can be seen below!Edit this setlist | More Dead & Company setlistslast_img read more

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Seeing Harvard from all sides

first_imgBill Lee has seen Harvard from many vantage points: He attended the College, has taught at the Law School, served as an Overseer and has been a proud Harvard parent – twice. As he prepared to join the Corporation, Lee, co-managing partner of the law firm WilmerHale, sat down with the Gazette to share his perspective on an institution that has been part of his life for four decades.Gazette: Do you have a memory that crystallizes your experience as a Harvard undergrad?Lee: I do.  I came from a small public high school.  My parents were immigrants from China.  My dad had a Ph.D. in physics, but he was nevertheless an immigrant from China.  And I was the first person from my high school ever to get in and come to Harvard.  I arrived and I thought, I have to be a mistake. There are all these smart, talented people.  I’m just not quite sure what I’m doing here. Years later, when I was elected to the Board of Overseers and I arrived at my first meeting, I looked around the room at this phenomenally talented group of people and thought, oh my God, it’s happening again! What am I doing here?There’s another story, too. The day that my dad dropped me off at Harvard, he helped me move my belongings into Pennypacker and then we took a walk down Mass Ave. He said to me, “so you’re going to be scientist.”  And I said, “I am. I’m going to be an engineer, just like you.”  We walked two or three more steps, and he said, “Well, if you’re going to be a scientist, you need to be a deep thinker.”  I said, “Yeah.”  We walked two or three more steps, and we stopped right across from the Hong Kong restaurant. My father looked me right in the eyes and said, “Well, you’re not.  Change your major, do something different.  It will work out.”  And then he got in his car and he left! I changed my major.Both of my brothers are professors at the Medical School. Both of them are younger, and both of them majored in science.  They obviously didn’t get the same talk!Gazette: How did you see the University when you returned as a visiting professor at the Law School?Lee: I had a very different perspective. I didn’t go to Harvard Law School, so being able to teach at Harvard Law School was just a wonderful opportunity, and an intimidating opportunity.  The faculty was very welcoming, and the kids were just so smart.  They were just so smart.  The course that we just finished teaching was an extraordinary experience. It was designed to address the question: What is a law school education missing? And Dean Kagan and Dean Minow decided that law school was missing the type of education that taught you judgment, leadership, relationship building, and teamwork, and we designed a course based upon business school-type case studies that are focused on legal issues. I actually helped design one about two and a half years ago.  It was great for several reasons: We were doing something that was wholly different for law schools, a wholly different type of education. The class I taught had to do everything in teams of 16 students. They did reports in teams, they had to write in teams, they had to do their analysis in teams.  It’s very common across the river, but not very common up at the Law School.  It was also great because, in a very nontraditional way, the seven of us who were teaching the case to different groups met every day and talked about what worked, what didn’t work, what we would try, what we didn’t try.  It’s just a great experience.Gazette: How did your Harvard experiences inform your work on the Board of Overseers?Lee: By the time I joined the Board of Overseers, I had been educated about Harvard in a couple different ways. I had been at the College for four years, and what I learned with the passage of time is that the most extraordinary part of the Harvard experience is your contemporaries. Two or three decades after you graduate, when you examine your relationship with your contemporaries, it is really more than you could have imagined at the age of 18 or 19. I’ll give you an example: Our firm is a merged firm between Wilmer Cutler & Pickering [based in Washington] and Hale and Dorr [based in Boston].  Part of the reason that merger was successful is that my college classmate, [former Deputy Attorney General and former Harvard Overseer] Jamie Gorelick, and [former Solicitor General and current Harvard Overseer] Seth Waxman, who was a year behind me, were at Wilmer.  So when we decided to explore the possibility of a merger, I was sitting down talking to people I’d known since I was 18 or 19. That crystallized one of the great advantages Harvard has, which is it just attracts the most innovative, creative, dynamic people.I also had the benefit of being around Boston, and being part of a law firm that has a large number of Harvard people. I had the experience of teaching.  And then I had the best experience – I had been a parent. That just allowed me to see things from a whole variety of different perspectives – student, parent of student, faculty member, basically the consumer of what Harvard produces, the beneficiary of everything that Harvard can deliver.Gazette: The University is emerging from a particularly challenging stretch. From your point of view, how have President Faust and the University handled this period, and how do you think things are lining up for the future?Lee: I was on the search committee that selected President Faust. From the time I first met her in that process, I’ve been extraordinarily impressed with the type of leadership she brings, her personality, her vision, and her ability to get things done.  She came into office during a time of some turmoil in the community. She did a pretty unbelievable job of taking her very calm, very thorough manner of addressing issues, and actually imposing that personality on the University.  It was a change that I think was a wonderful example of great leadership.  Now, I don’t know of any Civil War historian who thought that they were going to have to understand interest rate swaps.  But having done a wonderful job of restoring calm and confidence, she moved into another tumultuous time, and I think has done a very good job of moving us through that process.One of the challenges at Harvard is, it’s a paradox.  It’s the most creative, innovative place in the world.  Yet, it probably has more inertia than any place in the world. Part of the task is taking that institution, which is known for innovation and creativity, and then moving it forward and overcoming the inertia.  That requires incremental steps, one by one.  As I read her message to the community at the beginning of this school year, it said we’re coming into a different time, which we are.  It’s going to require that we set priorities, which we will have to.  And it’s going to require everybody to pull together and share both the rewards and the sacrifice of achieving those priorities.  And I think that everybody will.Gazette: One of the aspects of the Harvard experience that President Faust has been emphasizing is the commitment to public service. You were part of Lawrence Walsh’s team during the Iran-Contra investigation. You’ve done a lot of work advising the federal courts.  Does your experience give you a sense of how Harvard’s mission intersects with public service?Lee: I don’t know if you’ve heard David Gergen speak about my generation’s failure of leadership in the public arena. He does it sort of mournfully, because we’re the generation that went to college during the Vietnam era, and in some ways we should have been the generation that was most motivated.  He talks a great deal about, as a consequence, how it’s critically important for institutions like Harvard to instill that public service commitment and mentality in the next generation. I agree with him 100%, and I agree that it’s a big part of what Harvard has to do.Harvard not only has an obligation to train people in the arena; it also needs to help fight the economic and institutional barriers that block people who want to go in that direction. And it has to help reinforce the proposition that public service is a great thing, and it’s really terrifically rewarding.  I think Harvard is one of a few universities that has the ability to make a critically important difference.Gazette: You are known as one of the top intellectual property litigators in the country. I always think that someone who rises to the top of their field must really love what they do…Lee: Yeah.Gazette: So what is it that you love best about your work?Lee: Well, you have to have in mind my father’s story about my technical background. He always thought it was a riot that this is what I was doing! I’ll go from the narrow to the broad: I like trial work.  I’ve probably done 200 trials in my lifetime.  I’ve argued 100 appeals. I love the crucible of a trial, and I love cross-examination in particular. This area of law has allowed me to really be involved in cases that are at the cutting edge of commerce and technology. It’s allowed me to be in a very intellectually interesting area.  And the field attracts interesting folks, and that’s been a great part of it as well.Gazette: What do you do when you’re not in the office?  Do you sail? Do you play soccer?Lee: I used to play soccer until I was 50, and I got clobbered at it! I played over-30 soccer for years. I was playing in a game and someone beat our sweeper back.  I was a midfielder.  I beat the striker to the ball, and instead of just carrying the ball out, I got cute.  I stepped over it and I flicked it with my heel. The other guy didn’t expect it.  He ran me over.  I fell down, he fell – his knee hit me and fractured four of my ribs, and one of them broke in half and went through the side of my lung. I ended up at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital for a week, and my wife said, “No more.”Now I run a lot.  I’m an avid runner, 25 or 35 miles a week.  I’ve run the Marathon once.  Now and again, I get to sneak out and play for the firm’s coed soccer team, which is fun.  I’m a fan of the Harvard men’s soccer team, which was really great this year.  On Saturdays and Sundays in the fall, I go out to watch the games.  I still follow the Harvard women’s swimming team because my daughter Catie was the captain of the team.  Most of the rest of the time is devoted to my family.  We’re very fortunate, we’re all still here. There are eight grandchildren; they’re all pretty much around here.  We’re all very close.For the last 15 years or so, the combination of practicing law, being the managing partner here, having us grow into the firm we’ve become, and doing what I’ve done over at the Law School is – it’s been about as much as I want to do.Gazette: I can imagine.Lee: But it’s been great.  It’s great.Gazette: What do you want the Harvard community to know about how you’ll approach your new responsibilities on the Corporation?Lee: Remember what I said about when I first arrived at Harvard? I have sort of the same humble reaction as I approach this position.  It’s interesting and enticing to come in at a challenging time, because in some sense, in a challenging time you can contribute more.  I think that the president is a great president, with not only a vision of where she wants the University to go, but an understanding of the incremental steps that have to be taken to get there.  I’m just hoping I can help.last_img read more

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Converged Infrastructure Simplifies VMware’s Software Defined Data Center

first_imgAs the journey to the hybrid cloud continues to take shape, the requirements of both traditional and new, ‘born in the cloud’ applications are evolving and putting entirely new demands on IT organizations. Customers are looking for the flexibility of software-defined network virtualization with the simplicity of converged infrastructure and, in recent months, we’ve seen a number of customers look to make VCE the foundation for their VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC).I can’t say I blame them.Business is demanding the same agility they see in virtualized compute across the entire converged infrastructure, and the network is holding them back. The network needs to deliver the same operational performance and efficiency enabled by virtualization.By adopting VMware NSX with a VxBlock System, organizations are gaining the ability to deploy new business applications at cloud speed by eliminating the networking deployment and management bottleneck through the innovative networking virtualization technology from VMware. The tight alignment of VCE and VMware makes it simple for IT administrators to manage cloud resources and enable an agile operational model for networking and security to help drive business innovation. VMware NSX further extends the core benefits of VCE’s converged infrastructure by:Enabling customers to provision multi-tier, secure virtual networks as fast as spinning up VMsDramatically reducing risk exposure through security that moves with workloads rather than being tied to hardware componentsReduce DR Recovery Time Objective (TTO) by up to 80%, with virtual networksFrom planning to deployment and management, VCE converged infrastructure is the optimal foundation for deploying a software defined data center that provides flexibility and agility to all aspects of the data center operations.last_img read more

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New Server Hits the Machine-Learning Track

first_imgThe new Dell EMC DSS 8440 server accelerates machine learning and other compute-intensive workloads with the power of up to 10 GPUs and high-speed I/O with local storage.As high-performance computing, data analytics and artificial intelligence converge, the trend toward GPU-accelerated computing is shifting into high gear. In a sign of this momentum, the TOP500 organization notes that new GPU-accelerated supercomputers are changing the balance of power on the TOP500 list. This observation came in 2018 when a periodic update to the list found that most of the new flops came from GPUs instead of CPUs.[1]This shift to GPU-accelerated computing is having a major impact on the HPC market. IDC projects that the accelerated server infrastructure market will grow to more than $25 billion by 2022, with the accelerator portion accounting for more than half of that volume.[2]“With AI manifesting itself in the datacenter and the cloud at a phenomenal rate and with traditional high-performance computing increasingly looking for performance beyond the CPU, the quest for acceleration is heating up, as is the competition among vendors that offer acceleration products,” an IDC research manager notes.Driving accelerated computing forwardAt Dell EMC, the Extreme Scale Infrastructure (ESI) group is helping organizations catch the accelerated-computing wave with a new accelerator-optimized server designed specifically for machine learning applications and other demanding workloads that require the highest levels of computing performance.This new 2-socket, 4U server, the Dell EMC DSS 8440 server, has 10 full-height PCIe slots in front, plus 6 half-height PCIe slots in back to create the right balance of accelerators, launching with 4, 8 or 10 NVIDIA® Tesla® V100 GPUs. It also incorporates extensive I/O options with up to 10 drives of local storage (NVMe and SAS/SATA) to provide increased performance for compute-intensive workloads, such as modeling, simulation and predictive analysis in scientific and engineering environments.The new design enables accelerators, storage and interconnect on the same switch for maximum performance, while providing the capacity and thermals to accommodate future technologies. Offering efficient performance for common frameworks, the DSS 8440 server is ideal for machine learning training applications, reducing the time it takes to train machine learning models and time-to-insights. It allows organizations to easily scale acceleration and resources at the pace of their business demands.The rise of a new machineThe DSS 8440 was developed in response to customer demand for even higher levels of acceleration than were previously offered by Dell EMC, according to Paul Steeves, a product manager for the new server.As our customers push further ahead with machine learning solutions, it has become obvious that there was a need for increased amounts of accelerated raw horsepower,” Steeves says. “While accelerated servers exist from our competitors, many of our customers want open solutions, with choice not just now, but also over time as technology advances.In addition, Dell EMC designed the DSS 8440 server specifically with machine learning training in mind, Steeves notes. For example, the system includes 10 high-performance local drives and extensive I/O options to deliver a more targeted solution for today’s growing number of machine learning workloads.Key takeawaysThe DSS 8440 server offers extremely high levels of acceleration with up to 10 NVIDIA V100 GPUs in an open PCIe fabric architecture that allows other open-standard components to be easily added in future versions.The DSS 8440 server delivers the raw compute performance that HPC-driven organizations need today, coupled with the flexibility to adopt new machine learning technologies as they emerge.Putting the system to workThe DSS 8440 server is designed for the challenges of the complex workloads involved in the process of training machine learning models, including those for image recognition, facial recognition and natural language translation.“It is particularly effective for the training of image recognition and object-detection models, where it performs within a few percentage points of the leading numbers — but with a power efficiency premium,” Steeves notes.Another strength of the DSS 8440 server is its ability to enable significant multi-tenant capabilities.“With 10 full-height PCIe slots available, customers can assign machine learning or other compute-intensive tasks to several different instances within a single box,” Steeves says. “This allows them to readily distribute compute among departments or projects.”The bottom lineAs organizations move more deeply into machine learning, deep learning applications and other data- and compute-intensive workloads, they need the power of accelerators under the server hood. The new Dell EMC DSS 8440 server meets this need with a versatile balance of accelerators, high-speed I/O and local storage.To learn moreFor a close-up look, check out the DSS 8440 server walkthrough at ISC19Watch “Introducing the Dell EMC DSS 8440 Machine Learning Server.”For a deeper dive, read the launch blog “Dell EMC DSS 8440: A Dynamic Machine Learning Server.”[1] TOP500, “New GPU-Accelerated Supercomputers Change the Balance of Power on the TOP500,” June 26, 2018.[2] IDC, “Worldwide Accelerated Server Infrastructure Forecast, 2018–2022,” March 2018.last_img read more

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Legends touts ‘best lineup’

first_imgWith its web page advertising this semester’s list of acts as “Our Best Lineup Ever,” Legends of Notre Dame Nightclub is not mincing words this spring. The statement is supported with a video trailer promoting the array of artists performing at the nightclub this spring. Aaron Perri, general manager of Legends, said the spring lineup is remarkable because of the variety of acts. “I try to pick a lineup that contains a wide variety of entertainment, to appeal to the broadest range of people. We have some of the best concerts, comedy and variety acts from across the country,” he said. “Our concerts span every genre and style, from rock to indie, to hip-hop and country. We hope there is something here for everyone.” Perri said Legends will feature nearly 60 acts over the course of the semester, with a top-heavy lineup. “More than half of [the artists] are nationally touring acts, the same acts you would pay $20 to $50 to see in other cities,” he said. “I think we’ll have numerous shows that hit capacity. There are no real low points on our lineup.” Perri, who has been in charge of booking the professional entertainment at Legends for the last seven and a half years, said he has been arranging the lineup since last October, just finishing in mid-January. While variety is important, practicality is a major consideration, he said. “At the end of the day, the booking process comes down to availability and affordability,” Perri said. The bold advertising and planning this spring is a continuing hallmark of Legends, Perri said. “Each semester we try something new and cutting edge,” he said. “We kicked this year off with an ambitious video marketing trailer and we’ll continue with our innovative marketing campaigns all semester.” Perri said Legends operates like any professional nightclub, doing 95 percent of its own event planning. During the semester, Legends allows the Student Union Board (SUB) to host several shows. SUB manager Julia Sutton said this freedom of planning has allowed the organization to contribute to Legends’ already stellar lineup, which includes Super Mash Bros., Big Sean, Axis of Awesome and John Mulaney. “I feel like we have a really good variety of acts. There will be something for everyone,” she said. “Everyone on campus can get out to Legends and enjoy it this semester.” Sutton said SUB has planned a variety of acts, ranging from more established groups to up and coming artists. She said SUB tends to focus on newer artists, who appeal to a wide range of students. “Because we do our big concert outside Legends, we like to do up-and-coming stuff inside,” Sutton said. “Our primary purpose is to program for the entire student body, so we want to take as many tastes into account. We’re focusing more on quality of act.” One thing SUB is trying differently this semester is bringing in slam poet Anis Mojgani, Sutton said. “We usually stick to comedy, but we thought Anis was too good to pass up,” she said. While Legends may be advertising this as its “best lineup ever,” Perri said Legends is simply continuing to strive to be one of the best live entertainment venues in America. “A couple of years ago Pollstar named Legends as one of the top 12 nightclubs in the country for live entertainment,” he said. “It’s important to note that we are not simply competing against nightclubs at other college campuses. We had a great lineup that year, but I believe this year is even better.”last_img read more

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Campus heightens assault awareness

first_imgStudents can learn about sexual assault prevention and campus resources as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week, which began Sunday and will continue until next Sunday. Elizabeth Moriarty, assistant director of the Gender Relations Center, said the week raises awareness of rape and sexual assault in the Notre Dame community, shows support for survivors and highlights education and prevention efforts on campus. “We want to give [students] ideas about how we can prevent rape and sexual assault from happening and give hope to people that have been victimized,” Moriarty said. “There is a community that wants to help them in their healing process.” Moriarty said the campus needs to acknowledge sexual assault and demonstrate care and concern. The Gender Relations Center organizes Sexual Assault Awareness Week as part of its violence prevention initiative, Moriarty said. The Center recruits student government, clubs and organizations, athletic teams and academic departments to co-sponsor events. “A lot of times it’s a private and internal issue that people deal with,” Moriarty said. “Trying to increase understanding of that is one of the main issues of the week.” The Gender Relations Center will host a Mass of Healing in Dillon Hall Wednesday. This is the first year that Sexual Assault Awareness Week has included a Mass at which the liturgy is devoted to healing from rape and sexual assault. Victims may choose to receive the Anointing of the Sick at this Mass. Take Back the Night will not be part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week this year, Moriarty said. This event includes a march as a public statement against sexual assault, a speak-out for people to tell their stories and a public gathering celebrating that people can join together in the fight against sexual assault. Take Back the Night will be April 28 this year. Moriarty said another important difference this year is the Gender Relations Center’s effort to involve other campus groups in the events. “We’re really trying to be more intentional about reaching out to other departments and student groups to get them involved [and] to try to make this a campus initiative instead of just a Gender Relations Center initiative,” Moriarty said. Sunday, the liturgies in campus Masses will focus on healing from sexual violence. On Tuesday, the Gender Relations Center will host the annual A Time to Heal Dinner at which community members can discuss issues related to sexual assault. “A Time to Heal [is] a unique opportunity for people to hear faculty, students and staff speak about healing from sexual assault from their own perspectives” Moriarty said. “Talking about rape and sexual assault can be very challenging. [A Time to Heal is] people having a conversation sitting around the dinner table. In the Christian community, that’s a pretty important metaphor.” Senior Mariah McGrogan is co-chair of the student government Gender Issues Committee. She was heavily involved in planning Sexual Assault Awareness Week and will speak at the A Time to Heal Dinner. “I’m going to be talking about how people can overcome what is sometimes awkward about talking about sexual assault in order to take an active role in preventing it,” McGrogan said. “I think the communal aspect is very important in something like a dinner for A Time to Heal.” McGrogan helped plan the student government initiatives of Sexual Assault Awareness Week. These events include a self-defense class, T-shirt distributions and the You Are Not Alone Reception. The You Are Not Alone Reception is an initiative in which student organizations, residence halls, departments and offices will create quilt squares to say Notre Dame will not stand for sexual assault, McGrogan said. These squares will become part of a quilt that McGrogan hopes will be complete by the Gender Relations Center’s Festival on the Quad on the last day of classes. McGrogan said she hopes Sexual Assault Awareness Week will enable survivors of sexual violence to gain a sense of community and take a step in their healing processes. She also hopes students that have not been directly affected by sexual assault will gain a better understanding of how sexual assault affects the Notre Dame community. Moriarty said students and faculty are working to make Notre Dame a safer place. “The good news is that we have the power to make a difference, to stop these things from happening and to better support those who have survived rape and sexual assault,” Moriarty said. “I hope that [survivors] know that there are people here that want to help them … so they know they’re not alone.”last_img read more

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The top threats to teen drivers may surprise you

first_imgAccording to youth.gov, October 14-20 is National Teen Driver Safety Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of the serious risks today’s teens confront on the roads.The Federal Highway Administration reports that there were nearly 10 million licensed drivers aged 19 and younger in the U.S. as of July 2016. And, according to AAA, teen drivers are 9 times as likely as drivers 18 and older to be involved in a crash and 6 times as likely to be involved in a fatal crash.Statistics like this are sobering for any parent, any teen and anyone who shares the road with these young drivers. Understanding the risks and finding ways to help neutralize them are good first steps in striving for a safer, better driving experience for everyone. continue reading » 21SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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An election session of the Assembly of the Tourist Board of the City of Dubrovnik was held

first_imgTZGD AssemblyVALAMAR BABIN KUK – Ivan Josip Karlić, Anđelko Skvrce, Marilka TovaracIvan Sabljic, Marin GulanADRIATIC LUXURY HOTELS – Hrvoje Sanje, Katija Jerkovic, Daniela Lepes, Matea BrninDUBROVNIK GARDENS OF THE SUN – Perica Andrić, Ana Margaretić, Vesna Jurica MarketIMPORTANNE RESORT – Romana AntunovićHOTELS MAESTRAL – Julijo SrgotaRIXOS LIBERTAS DUBROVNIK – Sandra KunicaGRAND HOTEL PARK – Erna DilberovicHILTON IMPERIAL Katarina DumančićHOTEL ADRIA – Maro CaporHOTEL LERO – Marko BlazekHOTEL LAPAD – Vivian KuculoHOTELS KOLOČEP – Dejan PerićACIEXCELSA NEKRETNINE – Kristijan Pavic, Anto RuskovicHRT – Hrvoje SpanicPERVANOVO – Mato KmetovićPRIVATE RENTER – Ivan ŠarolićPRIVATE RENTER – Petar MartinovićPRIVATE RENTER – Silva LucicPRIVATE RENTER – Ana BobanovićLIBERTAS DUBROVNIK – Ivica VojvodićPEMO NTL – Nikola ButiganLEDO DD – Zlatko ZubovicKONZUM DD – Anita GolubićKOMPAS DOO – Daniela KlaicARAGOSA DOO – Goran RaspopovićADRIATIC EXCURSIONS DOO – Srdjan KristicCLARISA – Frano SoldoMEA CULPA – Mario HajdarhodzicUGOSTITELJSKI OBRT POKLISAR – Stjepan PericTZGD Tourist CouncilTomislav Dumančić – Valamar DubrovnikKatija Jerković – ALHSandra Kunica – Rixos LibertasStanko Ljubić, Globtour, President of the professional group of tourist agencies of the Chamber of CommerceDanijel Marušić, Dubrovnik Travel, DMC – MICETonći Bitanga, caterer – craftNino Dubretić, Direct Booker, private rentersMario Matkovic, HiltonSupervisory Board: Hrvoje Jelic – GulliverNike Kukrika – ALHPursuant to the Statute of the Tourist Board, the third member of the Supervisory Board will be delegated by the Tourist Board of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County Tourist Board Yesterday, an election session of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board was held at the Hotel Kompas, summarizing the successful tourist year, new members of the Tourist Board were elected, and new members of the Tourist Board and the Supervisory Board of the Tourist Board. Also, the Rules of Procedure were adopted, the supplementary budget for 2017 was adopted and the Work Program with the financial plan for 2018 was adopted. The revised budget for 2017 and the financial plan and program for 2018 were unanimously adopted.At the beginning of the election assembly of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board, the President of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board, Mayor Mato Franković, congratulated everyone, and the special present members of the Assembly and the Tourist Council on the record tourist year. Since the current convocation of the Assembly expires on December 04, 2017, the members of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board have appointed their representatives in the Assembly. The Mayor thanked the current members for their four-year term, and introduced the new members of the Assembly, the Tourist Board and the Supervisory Board of TZGD.Presenting the Revised Budget for 2017 and the Work Program and Financial Plan for 2018, the director of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board Romana Vlašić spoke about the most important projects of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board for 2017, announced projects for 2018 and expressed satisfaction with the past tourist season. in distant tourist markets in the promotion of Dubrovnik. Tourist traffic is growing steadily, so Dubrovnik has achieved record tourist results in the first eleven months of this year.


From 1 January to 30 November 2017, 1 tourists stayed in Dubrovnik in all types of accommodation, which is 160% more than in the same period in 745. There were 17 overnight stays, or 2016% more than last year. In the first eleven months of this year, the most numerous tourists were from the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, France, Spain, Croatia, Australia, Sweden, Finland and Ireland. Positive achievements are also recorded in November and at the beginning of December, which is a guarantee that the tourist year 3 will end as an absolute record for Dubrovnik tourism.On this occasion, the Mayor spoke about the project of the City of Dubrovnik Respect the city and announced solving the problem of using public areas in the city center by reducing the number of tables in restaurants, the introduction of time slots (slots) that the agency with one-day excursionists guests in Pile, the abolition of stands in Pile and the improvement of the transport infrastructure of the City.Below in the attachment, find out who is in the assembly and the tourist council of TZGD because these are the answers of the person for the development of tourism in the city of Dubrovnik, both for reasoned criticism and praise for the record tourist year in the city of Dubrovnik.TZGD Assemblylast_img read more

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Invisible Issue

first_imgNZ Herald 4 April 2014The main political parties are quietly ignoring a Green candidate’s comments about the need to review abortion laws. Both sides of the argument agree the law is a mess and want it changed – but in different directions. However, MPs don’t seem keen on reopening what would be a painful and contentious debate. Another example was the recent report of Parliament’s justice and electoral committee on its financial review of the abortion supervisory committee. Despite various issues being raised, the select committee had “no matters to bring to the attention of the House”. There seems to be an unwritten agreement between the major parties that abortion should remain a no-go zone.http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11231837&ref=rsslast_img read more

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Neymar makes generous donation to help fight coronavirus pandemic

first_imgParis-Saint Germain star Neymar has made a hefty donation to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Brazil forward secretly donated five million Brazilian Real (around £769,000) to humanitarian agency UNICEF and to a solidarity fund set up by celebrities. Neymar made the donation in secret but a Brazilian TV show revealed him to be the benefactor The money will be used to help treat coronavirus and to provide support for those struggling because of the impact of the global outbreak. Former Barcelona ace Neymar made the donation under the radar, but was revealed as the benefactor by Brazilian TV show Fofocalizando. He is the latest sports star to stump up cash to help efforts to fight the virus, which has claimed more than 50,000 lives around the world.Advertisement Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe8 Addictive And Fun Coffee Facts10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthThe World’s 7 Most Spectacular Railway Stations7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market ValueWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?7 Non-Obvious Things That Damage Your PhoneWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?You’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime Loading… center_img Match of the Day host and former England striker Gary Lineker has pledged two months’ worth of his £1.75million salary to the British Red Cross. And tennis world number one Novak Djokovic has donated €1million (£877,000) to buy medical equipment in his native Serbia. Gary Lineker has pledged two months’ salary to help fight the coronavirus pandemic Read Also: French club names Brown Ideye in team of the decade And there are growing calls for the world’s top footballers and clubs to do more to help out. Carlos Tevez urged his fellow footballers to waive their wages for an entire year to help the fight against coronavirus. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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