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Interact with Federal Officials Discussing Universities' Roles in Innovation at SSTI Conference

August 18, 2010

SSTI's popular plenary format with instant audience polling allows you to take part in the most pressing issues facing the TBED community by providing input, asking questions, and contributing data from your state or region. Through a request for information on commercializing university technology and a series of regional meetings, Obama administration officials have been seeking input on what universities' economic development roles have been, haven't been, should be, and what the federal government should do about it.

In this engaging, highly interactive session, Ginger Lew, a senior Obama administration official and Tom Peterson from the National Science Foundation will provide an overview of what has been learned from these efforts and the administration's thinking on the topic of university technology commercialization. The session will be moderated by Mike Cassidy, President of the Georgia Research Alliance. Read more ...