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The Start-Up Act 2.0 and American Innovation

June 28, 2012 // 9:00am11:30am
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Senator Chris Coons is part of a bipartisan group of Senators that recently introduced the Startup Act 2.0 in the Senate.  He will provide a keynote address on the Act followed by a panel discussion that will focus on key aspects of the Start-Up Act 2.0.  There will be a special focus on the provisions designed to accelerate the commercialization of university research, the broadening of opportunities for temporary immigrants with post-graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for visas for permanant residency, and the proposal to assess the impact of regulations.

Keynote:

Senator Chris Coons, Delaware

Panelists:

Michael Waring, Executive Director, Federal Relations, The University of Michigan

Joseph Kennedy, Former Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Commerce

Peter Mueller, Director, Government Relations, Intel Corporation

Moderator:

Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

Location: 
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Kent Hughes // Public Policy Scholar
    Former Director, Program on America and the Global Economy
  • U.S. Senator, Delaware
  • Director, Government Relations, Intel Corporation
  • Former Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Executive Director, Federal Relations, The University of Michigan
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