OTHER INTERNATIONAL WEEK EVENTS
Contact us if you’re interested in joining any of these industry-specific events.
Czech Hop Growers & Researchers Visiting Memphis Breweries | Friday, May 4
Members of the Czech Hop Growers Union and the Hop Research Institute in Žatec are making the rounds to some of our favorite local breweries, including Crosstown Brewing Co., where brewers have created a special beer made with Czech hops (available to the public during the month of May!).
Medical Research Innovation Lectures | Thursday, May 10
Free and open to the public at the UM FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225. For more information, contact Deborah Hernandez at 901-678-2648.
Czech representatives from BIOCEV and the Czech Academy of Sciences will join local researchers from the University of Memphis, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to share knowledge and make connections.
9:00 a.m. | Lecture by Hana Sychrová, President of the Council for International Affairs regarding the 54-research institute organizational structure of the Czech Academy of Sciences, as well as its research priorities and opportunities for collaborative work.
10:00 a.m. | Lecture by Prof. Vladimir Kral, head of the Biochemical, Cellular, and Molecular Biological research group within BIOCEV, the Czech Academy’s Biotechnology/Biomedical Research Institute. Dr. Krall will discuss the organizational structure, core facilities, and research capabilities and interests of BIOCEV.
Greater Memphis IT Council Luncheon | Friday, May 11
Pavel Navjar of Javlin Software, a Czech software company will be the keynote speaker at this event, held at the National Civil Rights Museum by our partners at the Greater Memphis IT Council.
International Salute to Czech Republic | All Month
Memphis in May will present several performances, exhibits, speakers, lectures, and more all over the city during the month of May to honor the Czech Republic. Click here for details.
Interested in connecting with a specific business leader in this delegation? Contact Vice President of International Business Development Jinliang Cai to learn more.
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