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SSTI Conference Slated for June 16-17

May 16, 1997

The State Science and Technology Institute's first conference, "Promoting Economic Growth Through State Science and Technology Programs," will be held June 16-17 in Washington, D.C.

The conference will cover topics identified by the states as being of interest, including:

  • Creating new capital sources for technology-based companies
  • Assessing the economic impact of S&T programs
  • Designing and implementing commercialization centers
  • Developing and implementing S&T strategic plans, and
  • Experiences with self-sufficiency and program privatization

The conference is designed for policy makers, program managers and staff, legislators, advisory board members, and others who are interested in promoting economic growth through the application of science and technology.

For more information on the conference, including a list of speakers, contact the Institute at 614/421-SSTI (7784) or via the Institute's home page at www.ssti.org /conf97.htm