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Deputy Secretary Miller keynotes INNOVATION & EQUITY at Lincoln Theatre

The Honorable Tony Miller, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Education, will keynote the 11th annual 50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology Symposium — INNOVATION & EQUITY: Spurring Manufacturing Through Innovation in Black Communities — on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in the historic Lincoln Theater, 1215 U St. in the nation’s capitol. He will […]

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Creating value from innovation

WASHINGTON — Darrell G. Mottley, a principal shareholder for Banner Witcoff, will give a major address on Creating Value from Innovation during INNOVATION & EQUITY: Spurring Manufacturing Through Innovation in Black Communities, the 11th annual 50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology symposium on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 in the historic Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. […]

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D.C. area shows the economic benefits of cutting edge fields

WASHINGTON – The data clearly pointed to where INNOVATION & EQUITY: Spurring Manufacturing Through Innovation in Black Communities should take place, notes John William Templeton, author of Silicon Ceiling 10: Equal Opportunity and High Technology. The 11th annual symposium of 50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology occurs at the historic Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. […]

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Leading edge inventors

WASHINGTON — From voice texting to cardiac stents to radio frequency chips to boosting the volume on cell phones and hearing aids, African-American inventors are on the leading edge of technology for the next century. On the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we’ll see how their long-held dreams have become tangible products and […]

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Patent roundtable on Dec. 3

On Friday, December 3, 2010, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will host a roundtable discussion in the Madison Auditorium (Alexandria, Virginia campus) from 1:00 p.m. to 3 p.m.  The event is free, open to the public, and requires no advance registration.  The event will also be webcast (see instructions for accessing the webcast, below). […]

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Spio to speak at B.I.G. Summit

Orlando, Inc., has confirmed a rocket scientist, a digital media expert, and the founder of an online dating service to appear on November 18, 2010, at The B.I.G.* Summit – Mary Spio, Mary Spio and, yes, Mary Spio!  A noted entrepreneur, digital media expert and inventor, Mary Spio is the President of Next Galaxy Media […]

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Espy-Wilson venture wins prize

OmniSpeech LLC, a company developed by Professor Carol Espy-Wilson (ECE/ISR) and Tarun Pruthi, won the grand prize in the Rockville Economic Development Inc. (REDI) StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition. Winners were recognized at a ceremony on July 21 at the Sphinx Club at Franklin Square in Washington, D.C. OmniSpeech, a start up company in the […]

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