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Media advisory: Cartwright to speak at All Things Research 2014, a roundtable on July 9 in Washington, D.C.

Release Date: July 7, 2014

Alexander N. Cartwright

Alexander N. Cartwright, vice president for research and economic development

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Alexander N. Cartwright, vice president for research and economic development at the University at Buffalo, will discuss science, economic development and public policy with other higher education leaders and national media on Wednesday, July 9, in Washington, D.C.

The event, called All Things Research 2014, is a roundtable discussion featuring senior research officers from Association of American Universities including UB, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania and other institutes of higher learning. Included in the discussion will be major science and technology media representatives.

Topics to be covered include:

  • The connection between U.S. leadership in science and U.S. global competitiveness.
  • Technology transfer and the growing role of universities in driving regional economic development.
  • The intersection of science and politics.

Cartwright, a professor of electrical engineering and adjunct professor of physics at UB, was appointed vice president of research in 2010. In 2012, he took on the additional duties of managing economic development, when the office was reorganized as the vice president for research and economic development.  Full bio is available here.

The roundtable will be moderated by Mike Waring, executive director of federal relations at the University at Michigan.

What: All Things Research 2014.

Where: The Holeman Lounge at National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

When: 12:30-2 p.m., Wednesday, July 9.

Live Tweeting: @UBNewsSource

The event is open to the press. For more information, or to attend, visit: http://press.org/events/all-things-research-2014-media-roundtable.

 

Media Contact Information

Cory Nealon
Media Relations Manager, Engineering, Libraries, Sustainability
Tel: 716-645-4614
cmnealon@buffalo.edu
Twitter: @UBengineering