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GUIRR Meeting
The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Webinar, 1pm EST
Celebrating Scientific Success Stories with the Golden Goose Award

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Celebrating Scientific Success Stories with the Golden Goose Award
October 27, 2016, 1pm EST

The Golden Goose Award honors the researchers behind silly, odd, or obscure-sounding U.S. federally funded research that has returned serious benefits to society. The Award tells the stories behind these advances to highlight the non-linear, often serendipitous paths from curiosity to discovery to innovative solutions and technologies that have improved each and every one of our lives.

Please join us for a webinar to discuss the history of the Award beginning with its founding at the urging of U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN) in 2012, to demonstrate how the award highlights amazing stories through some examples, and to discuss ways you can be involved through e.g., nomination and sponsorship.


GUIRR Oct 2014 Meeting

The Fourth Industrial Revolution
October 25-26, 2016

This meeting will explore the cross-sector collaboration between government, universities, and industry needed to accommodate the developments in emerging artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, and Internet of Things technologies that will transform manufacturing practices. The meeting will discuss the technical characteristics of emerging industrial technologies and consider the economic and social implications of a ‘fourth industrial revolution’ that builds on the digitization breakthroughs of the past several decades.



 Future GUIRR Meeting Dates:
February 28-March 1, 2017
June 27-28, 2017
October 17-18, 2017

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