Those in the Washington, D.C. area next Wednesday, September 21, may want to attend a Congressional briefing hosted by the Task Force on American Innovation (ACM and USACM have participated in Task Force efforts in the past). The briefing is also hosted by Representatives Hultgren (Illinois), McCaul (Texas), and Quayle (Arizona).
Titled Deconstructing the iPad, the event is a panel discussion highlighting how federally funded research supports technological innovations. The speakers are:
Luis von Ahn, Carnegie Mellon University; founder of ReCAPTCHA
Martin Izzard, Texas Instruments
William Phillips, Nobel Laureate; National Institute of Standards and Technology; University of Maryland
Benjamin Bederson, University of Maryland; Zumobi, Inc.
The briefing will take place on Wednesday, September 21, in room 2325 of the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington. Please RSVP to Jodi Lieberman at firstname.lastname@example.org