New Orleans Events – Tuesday, January 26, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, January 26, 2016.



Tuesday, Jan. 26 – NASA Michoud Assembly Facility hosts media viewing and facility tour of the Orion spacecraft's recently-completed pressure vessel – the underlying structure of the crew module – before it ships to Kennedy Space Center in Florida, 9:30 a.m. Orion is being developed to send astronauts to deep space destinations, such as an asteroid placed in lunar orbit and Mars, and will launch on the agency's Space Launch System rocket.

Location: Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans.


Tuesday, Jan. 26 – Louisiana Oyster Lease Moratorium Lifting Committee Meeting, 10:30 a.m.

Location: UNO Advanced Technology Center, 2021 Lakeshore Dr. New Orleans.


Tuesday, Jan. 26 – The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce hosts the Annual Meeting Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. The event is an opportunity for members to celebrate business accomplishments from the past year and to preview the Chamber’s vision for the year ahead. The Chamber recognizes the change in leadership from 2015 Board Chairman, Todd Matherne of Renaissance Publishing to 2016 Board Chairman Mike Palamone of Urban Systems Associates Inc. The Chamber also presents the Ambassador of the Year Award, Board Member of the Year Award, President’s Award, Chairman’s Award and Young Professional Emerging Leader Award. Political strategist James Carville offers the keynote speech.

Location: Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Hotel, 2829 Williams Blvd. Kenner, LA.


Tuesday, Jan. 26 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards delivers remarks at the American Corrections Association Conference, 12:00 p.m.

Location: New Orleans Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd. New Orleans.


Tuesday, Jan. 26 – American Correctional Association Winter Conference continues, with speakers today including Attorney General Loretta Lynch, 1:00 p.m.

Location: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans.


Tuesday, Jan. 26 – City of New Orleans hosts a free seminar providing training on its new Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) contract and labor compliance software systems and HireNOLA policy, 4:00 p.m.

Location: Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans.



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