An Integrated Approach: Brazil’s Minas Gerais Strategy
Alberto Duque Portugal, Minas Gerais Secretariat for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Brazil
 
      Brazil’s New Innovation Strategy
Francelino Grando, Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Brazil
 
      Hong Kong Science Park—Optimizing Synergies
Nicholas Brooke, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
 
      Innovation and Clusters: Why They Are Back on the OECD Policy Agenda
Mario Pezzini, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
 
1:30 PM     Luncheon Address
Gary Locke, Secretary of Commerce
Introduced by Ralph J. Cicerone, National Academy of Sciences
 
2:00 PM     Panel V: Clustering Around the Lab—Best Practice in Federal Laboratory Commercialization
Moderator: Jonathan Epstein, Office of U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman
(D-NM)
 
      Sandia National Laboratories as a Catalyst for Regional Growth
J. Stephen Rottler, Sandia National Laboratories
 
      Exploration Park at the Kennedy Space Center
Robert Cabana, NASA Kennedy Space Center
 
      Discussant
Ken Zweibel, George Washington University
 
3:15 PM     Panel VI: University-Based Clusters
Moderator: Brian Darmody, Association of University Research Parks
 
      Current Trends and Challenges in University Commercialization
Ashley J. Stevens, Boston University and Association of University Technology Management


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