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NACIE Members to Host Conference Calls to Discuss Innovative Strategies to Develop Award-winning Proof of Concept Centers

In preparation for the launch of the third annual i6 Challenge, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration's Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is organizing a series of conference calls with members of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NACIE) to discuss how to conceptualize and implement an award-winning Proof of Concept innovation and entrepreneurship center.

Join us for these exciting opportunities to hear from some of the nation's leading innovation and entrepreneurship experts. Below is a tentative schedule of the conference calls. Please note that all times are Eastern Daylight Time.

To register, please e-mail i6@eda.gov with your name, title, organization, e-mail address, telephone number, and the date of the conference call you are registering for.

  • June 19, 2012, 4:00 p.m./EDT: Dr. Barron Harvey, Dean of the School of Business at Howard University.
    Call-in number: 800-857-5157; Participant passcode: 1533481.
  • June 20, 2012, 4:00 p.m./EDT: Dr. Claude Canizares, Vice President of Research and Associate Provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    Call-in number: 888-323-7915; Participant passcode: 3818714.
  • June 27, 2012, 4:00 pm/EDT: Dr. Desh Deshpande, Founder Deshpande Foundation.
    Call-in number: 800-857-5157; Participant passcode: 1533481.

REGISTER NOW:

To register to participate in a conference call, please send an e-mail to i6@eda.gov, with your name, title, organization, e-mail address, telephone number, and the date of the conference call you are registering for.