For Release: May 12, 2004
Discover research priorities, gain access to technology and identify contracting opportunities on Friday, June 11 when NASA's Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, presents a Technology Showcase.
"Every member of the Glenn Research Center family is proud of the work that is done here and we look forward to this opportunity to share our abilities with business, academia and the general public," said Center Director Julian M. Earls. "I am confident that everyone who attends the showcase will leave with not only a better appreciation for what we do at NASA Glenn; but with real, practical information they can use to make their organizations stronger and their research more efficient."
Participants will hear NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe outline the future vision and mission for the agency. They will also discover Glenn's future plans in space, aeronautics, research and technology development.
In addition to the future direction of the NASA Glenn Research Center attendees will have a chance to learn about new directions for the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio. They will also get an update on Ohio's Third Frontier Program and information on partnering with Ohio's Federal research labs.
The showcase agenda allows each attendee to tailor a program that meets their organization's business and research needs. Participants will be able to:
Attendees are required to register for the showcase and must present a government-issued photo identification upon arrival at the Center. A registration fee of $70 per person is due by June 9. The registration form, which includes a sign-up opportunity for breakout sessions and one-on-one discussions, is available on the internet at: http://journey.grc.nasa.gov
Media representatives interested in attending the Technology Showcase should pre-register by contacting Sallie Keith at 216-433-5795.
The Technology Showcase is part of Glenn's "Journey to Tomorrow", a three-day event designed to open the doors of the Center to members of the community. A Public Open House will continue the journey on June 12 and 13. For more information about Journey to Tomorrow call 216-433-3300 or visit: http://journey.grc.nasa.gov
For more information about NASA's Glenn Research Center on the internet, visit: http://www.grc.nasa.gov
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