As part of its mission to provide “Real-Time Data-Driven Decision Making,” Optimal routinely hosts members of the academic, research, business, and nongovernmental organization communities to participate in its Brown Bag Series. Held during lunch, the Brown Bag Series offers Optimal staff and invited guests the opportunity to explore state-of-the-art research methods and discuss research findings and innovative ideas.

Upcoming Events



Past Events

Date: May 16, 2011

Location: College Park, MD

Dr. Chris Yang presents “Clarity in the Clutter: Automated Temporal Topic Organization in Social Media.”

Drexel University’s Associate Professor Dr. Chris Yang presented the use of temporal logic-based topic organization systems for social media on Friday, May 13, at Optimal Solutions Group, LLC’s (Optimal’s) Brown Bag event.

Date: January 1, 1970

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Dr. William Rand presents “A Discussion on the Diffusion of Information in Social Networks”

Research Director Dr. William Rand of The Center for Complexity in Business at the University of Maryland will discuss questions of information diffusion and how to answer them through social media and agent-based modeling Noon on June 1st at Optimal Solution Group, LLC’s (Optimal’s) office.

Date: January 1, 1970

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Marion Pines presents strategies for implementing large-scale initiatives

At Optimal Solutions Group, LLC’s (Optimal’s) Brown Bag lecture series last Wednesday, Marion Pines shared her insights about successfully implementing initiatives.

Date: January 1, 1970

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Nutrition expert visits optimal to educate staff on healthy living

In an effort to underscore the importance of healthy living and staying active, Optimal Solutions Group, LLC (Optimal) encourages its employees to keep moving and provides opportunities for staff to expand their knowledge outside their subject matter.

Date: January 1, 1970

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Monthly household Income fluctuations, material deprivation and health outcomes in the U.S.

Dr. Neil Bania has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Oregon.  His research is focused on food insufficiency and other social policy topic areas including welfare, housing assistance, and transportation as well as state and local taxation policies.  He joined the University of Oregon’s Department of Planning, Public Policy, and Management in 2004 as an Associate Professor.  Prior […]

Date: January 1, 1970

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Dr. chris yang presents “Clarity in the Clutter: Automated Temporal Topic Organization in Social Media.”

Drexel University’s Associate Professor Dr. Chris Yang will present on the use of temporal logic based topic organization systems for social media on May 13, 2011 at Optimal Solutions Group, LLC’s (Optimal’s) office.

Date: January 1, 1970

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National cyber-security and communications integration center (NCCIC)

Dr. Michael Chipley presented to Optimal staff on his experience and knowledge in the field of cyber security. Dr. Chipley is the current president of the PMC Group, LLC. The PMC Group, LLC, provides consulting and project management to a multitude of government and private agencies including the Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency, and Optimal Solutions Group, LLC. Dr. […]

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