9:00 AM     Panel I: Clustering for Growth
Moderator: Michael Borrus, X/Seed Capital Management
 
      Regional Innovation Clusters
Ginger Lew, National Economic Council
 
      Building a Clean Energy Economy Through Accelerated Innovation
Kristina M. Johnson, Department of Energy
 
      Enhanced Competitiveness and Speeding Innovation: Design and Initial Results of the NIST Rapid Innovation and Competitiveness Initiative
Marc G. Stanley, National Institute of Standards and Technology
 
10:15 AM     Panel II: Clustering for Growth (Continued)
Moderator: William Harris, Science Foundation Arizona
 
      Building Regional Innovation Clusters
Karen Mills, Small Business Administration
 
      Regional Innovation Strategies Initiative
John Fernandez, Economic Development Administration
 
10:45 AM     Panel III: Building 21st Century Clusters—The Role of State and Regional Governments
Moderator: Dan Berglund, State Science and Technology Institute
 
      Building on the Battery Initiative in Michigan
Doug Parks, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
 
      Making the Big State Bigger: Current Texas University Initiatives
David Daniel, University of Texas at Dallas
 
      Growing Northeast Ohio’s High-Tech Economy
Rebecca Bagley, NorTech
 
11:30 AM     Panel IV: Lessons from Abroad—Clusters, Parks & Poles in Global Innovation Strategies
Moderator: Stephen Lehrman, Office of U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR)


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