New Orleans Events – Friday, March 11, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, March 11, 2016.



Friday, Mar. 11 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards tours Henrietta Community Center Shelter – 2800 Burg Jones Ln., Monroe, LA, 8:30 a.m., Visits the Ouachita Emergency Operations Center – 1000 New Natchitoches Rd., West Monroe, LA, 9:30 a.m., Visits the Caddo Parish Emergency Operations Center – 1144 Texas Ave., Shreveport, LA, 11:30 a.m., Visits Bossier Parish Emergency Operations Center – 1511 Doctors Dr., Bossier City, LA, 1:30 p.m.


Friday, Mar. 11 – Southeastern Louisiana University hosts the 27th annual Florida Parishes Forestry Forum. The theme is Updating Forest Landowners, 8:30 a.m.

Location: Southeastern Louisiana University, 500 Western Ave., Hammond, LA.


Friday, Mar. 11 – Louisiana State University reopens for classes after severe weather this week, 9:00 a.m.

Location: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.


Friday, Mar. 11 – Louisiana Workforce Commission offices and Business Career Solution Centers close due to severe weather threats


Friday, Mar. 11 – Saturday, Mar. 12 – ABA Workers' Compensation Committee Midwinter Seminar & Conference, co-sponsored by Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section.

Location: The Roosevelt A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans.


Friday, Mar. 11 – Sunday, Mar. 13 – Louisiana Tech University joins forces with LSU Health Sciences Center bringing together biomedical researchers and experts from across the nation for the 32nd Annual Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference.

Location: Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport, LA.


Friday, Mar. 11 – Friday, Mar. 18 – New Orleans Entrepreneurs Week, serving as a platform for the New Orleans entrepreneurial ecosystem, concluding with The Big Idea – a crowd-driven pitch extravaganza. Speakers include New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, AOL co-founder Steve Case, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, PayPal Global Head of Culture & Inclusion Lafawn Bailey, Media Management CEO Paula Williams Madison, and MailOnline COO Rich Caccappolo.

Location: New Orleans




Saturday, Mar. 12 – NFL Regional Combine in New Orleans – one of five held across the country, serving as a supplement to the National Scouting Combine and providing an opportunity for players to display their skills before veteran NFL talent evaluators. Regional Combines are conducted specifically for position players eligible for the 2016 NFL Draft who played college football during the 2015 season.

Location: New Orleans Saints Training Facility, Metairie, LA.


Sunday, Mar. 13 – Thursday, Mar. 17 – Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting and ToxExpo – largest toxicology meeting and exhibition in the world.

Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention, New Orleans.



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