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Upcoming Events

October 17-18, 2017
The Role of State Governments in Economic Development and R&D Competitiveness

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Increasingly individual states are actively setting policy agendas that directly influence R&D. What role should each state ideally have in influencing the R&D agenda and competitiveness? How can regional cluster development drive innovation and economic growth?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
1:00-5:00 pm GUIRR Council Meeting - Board Room
5:00-6:30 pm Networking Mixer - West Court

6:30-8:30 pm


Dinner and Keynote Address - Great Hall

  • Moderator: Gordon England, GUIRR Industry Co-Chair; Chair of the Board, PFP Cybersecurity and V1 Analytical Solutions
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
8:00-8:15 am


Welcome Remarks - Lecture Room

  • Laurie Leshin, GUIRR University Co-Chair; President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch - West Court
2:45-3:00 pm GUIRR Activity Updates:
Webinars, Federal Demonstration Partnership, and International Research Collaborations Working Group
3:00 pm