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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
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April 8–10, 2021
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House Dems introduce clean energy bill for net zero
Democratic leaders in the House last week introduced the Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation’s Future Act (the CLEAN Future Act, or H.R. 1512), a nearly 1,000-page piece of climate change–focused legislation establishing, among other things, a federal clean electricity standard that targets a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 2005 levels by 2030 and net-zero emissions by 2050.
The bill, a draft version of which was released in January 2020, presents a sweeping set of policy proposals, both sector-specific and economy-wide, to meet those targets. The final version includes a number of significant revisions to bring the legislation into closer alignment with President Biden’s climate policy campaign pledges. For example, the bill’s clean electricity standard would require all retail electricity suppliers to provide 80 percent clean energy to consumers by 2030 and 100 percent by 2035. (A six-page fact sheet detailing the updates is available online.)
1 West Exchange Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Hotel: (401) 598-8000
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LOCATED IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE
For those in search of the spirit of the city, Omni Providence Hotel, places you within reach of all the best that Providence has to offer. With a premier downtown location, you will find yourself within walking distance of the city's main college campuses, historic attractions, gourmet restaurants, upscale shopping, entertainment and more. The hotel is connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center, Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Providence Place Mall, making it the ideal destination for business and pleasure.
2 Exchange Terrance At Memorial Blvd, Providence, RI 02903
Hotel: (401) 272-1191
In a premier location near WaterFire on the river, Courtyard Providence Downtown offers an ideal combination of comfort and convenience. Venture out from our hotel and take a short stroll to the Rhode Island Convention Center for events and conferences. We're also within walking distance of Brown University, Johnson and Wales University, Providence Place Mall and the Rhode Island State House. The Bistro offers healthy choices for breakfast and dinner plus Starbucks® beverages and evening cocktail service. In our rooms and suites, you can take advantage of our free high-speed Wi-Fi and premium movie channels to stay well-entertained during your getaway. Plush beds will lull you into a peaceful night's rest. Stop by our fitness center and work up a sweat using the cardio equipment and weights. If you're looking for the perfect gathering space for a work meeting or social event, we offer four flexible venues with custom catering options. Settle in and enjoy a refreshing stay at Courtyard Providence Downtown.
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