2012 Georgia Tech Interactive Workshop

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  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday June 5, 2012
      7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Global Learning Center, Technology Square, 84 5th St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
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Martha Miller

martha.miller@marc.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Georgia Tech is hosting an interactive workshop on, "From Transit Hubs to Combat Zones: Government Customer with Lightweight Materials."

Full Summary: Georgia Tech is hosting an interactive workshop on, "From Transit Hubs to Combat Zones: Government Customer with Lightweight Materials." 

Georgia Tech is organizing a one-day workshop on the development of sustainable domestic industrial base for lightweight, energy-efficient systems. The workshop will bring together acquisition leaders from U.S. government, academia and industry that have common interests in supply chain analysis and advancing the availability of domestic sources for lightweight material solutions for government systems. 

Additionally, senior leadership and staff representing the interagency Defense Production Act Committee (DPAC) have been invited to participate. The DPAC is a congressionally established body of cabinet secretaries and other agency leaders who are focused on ensuring that the U.S. industrial base can meet government needs. Proceeding of the workshop will be specifically designed to advice the DPAC's newly formed Lightweight Materials Study Group.

Keynote speakers include Hon. Sharon E. Burke, assistant secretary of defense for operational energy plans & programs; Neal Orringer, director of manufacturing at the Department of Defense; Brent Segal, director of research science at the Lockheed Martin Corp. and chief technologist for Lockheed Martin Nanosystems; William Provine, director of external affairs for science & technology at Dupont.

Georgia Tech President G.P. "Bud" Peterson and Executive Vice President for Research Stephen Cross will be giving opening remarks. 

The deadline to register for the workshop is Monday, June 4 at 10 a.m. 

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  • Created By: Liz Klipp
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  • Created On: May 3, 2012 - 11:51am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:58pm