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Hicks, Diana M | Jul, 07 2017

 

Early Registration is Open for the 2015 Atlanta Conference on Science & Innovation Policy

Register Now for Early Discounts
 

Registration is now open for the
Atlanta Conference on Science and
Innovation Policy
. Register now and save money.
 
The early registration rate
is $450 for presenters, posters and session chairs and $550 for other attendees – and is available through August 31.  We’re also offering a limited-time student discount rate of $225 through
August 31. After this date, registration cost increases to $275.Registration includes opening reception and lunches.
Please note that at least one author per paper and/or poster must be registered by August 31 in order to remain in the program.

For your convenience, you can register online
and also review available hotel accommodations.

After August 31, the rate for the 6th Biennial Meeting increases to $550 for presenters, posters, and session chairs and $650 for attendees.

The event, on October 10-11, 2017 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, will feature:

  • Noshir Contractor:
    Jane S. & William J. White Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Science of Networks in Communities (SONIC) Research Group at Northwestern University. He has extensive expertise in the study of dynamically linked social and knowledge networks
    in a wide variety of contexts including translational science and engineering.
  • Robert Atkinson:
    President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and has served on Presidential advisory boards under three administrations.  He has long experience in shaping the debate and setting the agenda on a host of critical issues at the intersection
    of technological innovation and public policy.

Our
gala evening banquet, a highlight of the conference, will be held at a historical treasure, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. Through displays of room settings, objects, documents, photographs, audio, and video, visitors can acquire a close-up
view of the modern American Presidency.  The museum also includes a special exhibit: Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease that explores the factors that determine if a disease is eradicable as well as the scientific and social innovations that are ridding
the world of ancient afflictions.  Registration for this event includes the museum and dinner and costs $70.

Visit our website to register
and receive up to date information about the Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy.
If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Best Regards,
 
Diana Hicks & Julia Melkers
Conference Co-Chairs
2015 Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy
Georgia Tech School of Public Policy