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The USATF Level 2 Program is certified by the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE). It provides an advanced, in-depth quality education in one event group and the knowledge, skills, and values to write a comprehensive training plan for diverse groups of athletes at any level. The program is delivered face-to-face, online, and in hybrid formats. It includes online sports science instruction and exams covering biomechanics, physiology, skill acquisition, and training theory for all first-time participants, along with a field experience that aligns with the National Standards for Sport Coaches (NSSC). At the school, coaches are separated into event specific groups which focus on the technical aspects using a variety of instructional techniques and further develop core coaching responsibilities. Coaches are tested on their knowledge, skills, and values and are presented a Level 2 certificate at graduation.
Event disciplines offered include:
Upon completion of the USATF Level 2 School, participants will be able to:
To apply for the Level 2 School a coach must:
Anyone attending the USATF Level 2 School for the first time is required to register as a first-time participant. This group reviews online sports science content prior to day 1 of the Level 2 School and completes a field experience (reflective journal).
Alumni have previously taken the Level 2 School and are returning to review an additional event area. Alumni are not required to review the Sports Science modules or complete the field experience (reflective journal) requirement.
The Youth Specialization discipline is designed to address the needs of those seeking advanced training in coaching the developing athlete. The program supports youth, middle and high school coaches as they face challenges ranging from introducing the sport to novices to the unique concerns associated with preparing young elite athletes striving for spots on the podium at state, national, and international championships.
The Level 2 Sports Science course includes lecture videos, supplemental readings, insight discussions, and quizzes across biomechanics, physiology, skill acquisition, and training theory. Enrollment is encouraged at least 30 days prior to the Level 2 School start and required for all first time participants. Course completion is rated at 20 hours.
One of the requirements for completion of the USATF Level 2 School is a relevant practical experience outside of classroom time recorded into a reflective journal for all first-time participants, a substantial portion of which will occur during the sport science discussions and event-specific Level 2 School activities. The USATF Level 2 instructors, your peers, and self-selected experts will serve as mentors and colleagues who will add insights on real-world applications. The peer reviewed assignment is due at the Level 2 School closing session. Alumni are exempt from the assignment.
Level 2 certificate holders interested in joining the USATF Registered Coaches Program must maintain USATF 3-Step SafeSport Compliance requirements to remain active on the SafeSport Compliant and Coaches Registry lists.
Cybercriminals are more likely to attack vulnerabilities with a high CVE score within seven days. These are the top one percent of bugs in terms of severity.
Common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) with a high vulnerability score are exploited with 327 times greater likelihood within seven days of publication. This finding can help cybersecurity teams in organizations prioritize patches.
The finding comes from FortiGuard Labs’ latest Global Threat Landscape report. The conclusion was made based on an analysis of data for a six-year period, during which more than 11,000 vulnerabilities were published.
During the first half of 2023, researchers also noticed that fewer organizations were affected by ransomware than compared to all of 2022. Instead of launching many ransomware attacks, hackers are becoming more targeted. According to the researchers, cybercriminals aim for a higher return on investment.
The number of malware families is growing steadily, though. In the past five years, the number of malware families that found their way into at least 10 percent of all organizations is said to have doubled.
Also read: Akira ransomware is new cash cow for Conti criminals
Finally, the study again shows that corporate networks are being compromised longer. FortiGuard Labs looked specifically at the number of active days of botnets. The definition within this study is the time that elapses between the first and last time a botnet scans a security sensor. In the first six months of 2023, it took an average of 83 days for communication between bots and their command and control (C2) server to be broken. Compared to five years ago, the number of active days increased by a factor of a thousand. Security teams can factor this in when evaluating the importance of rapid incident response.
There are four ways to verify your identity with a secondary device.
A push notification is sent to the device, and you can review the request and tap Approve to authenticate. Internet or cellular access is required to use this method.
Authenticate using a passcode generated with Duo Mobile. The app runs on your device so you don't have to have cellular or internet access to authenticate (as you do with push notifications).
A text message with a seven-digit passcode is sent to your mobile phone.
You receive an automated phone call that requires you to press any key to authenticate. Note: Due to restrictions by the Chinese government, automated phone calls for authentication to +86 numbers are not available.
If you don't have access to any of your enrolled secondary devices, contact the BC Help Center at 617-552-HELP (4357) for assistance.
Some hospitals and health systems are outsourcing IT jobs in a move to reduce operating costs and allow their former employees to retain jobs.
Below are two hospitals outsourcing IT jobs, as reported by Becker's since July 18:
Cenovus Energy (CVE) came out with quarterly earnings of $0.33 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.32 per share. This compares to earnings of $0.93 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items.
This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of 3.13%. A quarter ago, it was expected that this oil company would post earnings of $0.22 per share when it actually produced earnings of $0.24, delivering a surprise of 9.09%.
Over the last four quarters, the company has surpassed consensus EPS estimates two times.
Cenovus , which belongs to the Zacks Oil and Gas - Integrated - Canadian industry, posted revenues of $9.11 billion for the quarter ended June 2023, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 6.05%. This compares to year-ago revenues of $15.02 billion. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates two times over the last four quarters.
The sustainability of the stock's immediate price movement based on the recently-released numbers and future earnings expectations will mostly depend on management's commentary on the earnings call.
Cenovus shares have lost about 7% since the beginning of the year versus the S&P 500's gain of 18.9%.
What's Next for Cenovus?
While Cenovus has underperformed the market so far this year, the question that comes to investors' minds is: what's next for the stock?
There are no easy answers to this key question, but one reliable measure that can help investors address this is the company's earnings outlook. Not only does this include current consensus earnings expectations for the coming quarter(s), but also how these expectations have changed lately.
Empirical research shows a strong correlation between near-term stock movements and trends in earnings estimate revisions. Investors can track such revisions by themselves or rely on a tried-and-tested rating tool like the Zacks Rank, which has an impressive track record of harnessing the power of earnings estimate revisions.
Ahead of this earnings release, the estimate revisions trend for Cenovus: mixed. While the magnitude and direction of estimate revisions could change following the company's just-released earnings report, the current status translates into a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) for the stock. So, the shares are expected to perform in line with the market in the near future. You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
It will be interesting to see how estimates for the coming quarters and current fiscal year change in the days ahead. The current consensus EPS estimate is $0.57 on $10.09 billion in revenues for the coming quarter and $1.62 on $39 billion in revenues for the current fiscal year.
Investors should be mindful of the fact that the outlook for the industry can have a material impact on the performance of the stock as well. In terms of the Zacks Industry Rank, Oil and Gas - Integrated - Canadian is currently in the top 24% of the 250 plus Zacks industries. Our research shows that the top 50% of the Zacks-ranked industries outperform the bottom 50% by a factor of more than 2 to 1.
One other stock from the same industry, Suncor Energy (SU), is yet to report results for the quarter ended June 2023.
This energy company is expected to post quarterly earnings of $0.65 per share in its upcoming report, which represents a year-over-year change of -69.3%. The consensus EPS estimate for the quarter has been revised 3.9% lower over the last 30 days to the current level.
Suncor Energy's revenues are expected to be $7.93 billion, down 37.5% from the year-ago quarter.
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Cenovus Energy (NYSE:CVE) +2.6% in Thursday's trading after reporting Q2 earnings that fell by two thirds from a year ago but topped analyst expectations, as Canada's wildfires forced companies to cut production.
Q2 net earnings fell to C$866M (~US$655M), or C$0.44/share, from C$2.43B, or C$1.19/share, in the year-earlier quarter, but analysts had forecast a sharper decline in earnings to C$0.40/share.
Q2 upstream production fell 4% Y/Y to 729.9K boe/day, reflecting the wildfire activity and a planned turnaround at its operations at Foster Creek in Alberta.
For the full year, Cenovus (CVE) cut its upstream production guidance to 775K-795K boe/day from its earlier forecast of 790K-810K boe/day to reflect its updated outlook for commodity prices, production and operating expenses for the remainder of the year.
In the company's earnings conference call, CEO Jon McKenzie said the risk of wildfires to Cenovus (CVE) facilities has been "reduced significantly" because there is less vegetation to burn after the May-June fires caused the shutdown of ~85K boe/day of production.
Cenovus (CVE) said it has achieved full run rates at its 160K bbl/day Toledo, Ohio, refinery, but has not yet concluded start-up at a fluid catcracker at the 50K bbl/day Superior refinery in Wisconsin.
The Borger refinery in Texas has returned to full rates after series of planned and unplanned outages in Q2, the company said.
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Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Information:
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 was announced in October 2016 as the company’s new flagship phablet. This device is made out of metal and glass, while it sports a physical home key below the display, which doubles as a fingerprint scanner. The Mi Note 2 features a curved AMOLED display, and it looks really sleek overall, and it reminds us of the Galaxy Note 7 quite a bit, though mostly because of the curved display.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 features a 5.7-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) curved AMOLED display, 4GB / 6GB of RAM and 64GB / 128GB of internal storage. The device is fueled by the Snapdragon 821 64-bit quad-core SoC, and a 4,070mAh battery is also a part of this package. The 22.5-megapixel shooter is placed on the back of the Mi Note 2, and Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes pre-installed on this device, while the company’s MIUI 8 OS comes installed on top of Google’s offering.
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The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is one of the better-looking smartphones released this year. This phablet comes with top of the line specs, and also build, while it looks quite sleek thanks to those curves on the back and front. If you wanted to purchase the Galaxy Note 7, or you did and had to take it back, then this might be a great alternative considering that the Galaxy Note 7 is no longer available. The Mi Note 2 does not come with a stylus, and it’s also a considerably different approach to Android thanks to its UI, but if you’re looking for a 5.7-inch phablet with a curved display, a physical home button and an AMOLED display, you really don’t have all that many options.
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The Kangaroos will take on Port Adelaide in hostile territory at AAMI stadium this Sunday.
The Kangaroos will take on Port Adelaide in hostile territory at AAMI stadium this Sunday.
Baby Joey, Kanga Rookie, Junior Roo, Aussie Kangaroo and Aussie Kangaroo Gold members receive free admission to this game however must obtain a reserved seat from BASS on 131 246. Other membership categories do not have access.
Don’t forget to get to the ground early as the game starts at 12:40pm (local time), with gates open at 10:45am.
A membership and merchandise marquee will be located outside gate 4 and 5 with member scarves will be available for collection before the game.
The Kangaroos in conjunction with the SA Supporter Group will be holding a post match function in the Stadium Room with the entire Kangaroos squad, CEO Rick Aylett and Chairman Graham Duff in attendance.
All Kangaroo supporters are invited to attend with a Gold coin donation upon entry. All proceeds will go to the Arden Street redevelopment.
There will be a raffle with one lucky member taking away a 2007 signed team Guernsey or a 2007 Aussie Kangaroo Membership as well Q&A with some of the players and the opportunity for photos and autographs.
There will be selected Merchandise available for purchase at training on Saturday afternoon from 3.30pm.
All members can enter via gate 9 to watch training and purchase Merchandise and Memberships.