Nov. 15 Convocation:
Revitalizing the Government-University-Industry Partnership

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a convocation on Wednesday, Nov. 15, to explore how to revitalize the role of the nation's research universities in educating creative workers and leaders, stimulating innovation in business and industry, and advancing health care, food production, and national security. Participants and speakers will include leaders from business and industry, federal and state government, and higher education.

Among the speakers will be:


See the agenda
for a full list of speakers and panels. The convocation will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Fred Kavli Auditorium of the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Reporters who wish to attend should register with the Office of News and Public Information, tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu.