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Johns Hopkins University President to Speak at U-Md.'s Clark School

William Brody to Give Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture

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MEDIA ADVISORY  April 3, 2008


Melissa Corley
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WHAT: Perspectives on Innovation: The Top Ten Tips — "Innovation is widely understood to be the driving force behind successful companies, and for many, the wellspring of wealth. What is the role of discovery, patenting and entrepreneurial initiative in academic research? How can we identify and support winning innovations that can succeed in the marketplace? I will share my unique perspective on technology transfer." — William Brody

WHO: Johns Hopkins University President William Brody

WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 2008
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – lecture, preceded by reception at 4:30 p.m.
**This lecture opens the 2nd Annual Fischell Festival**

WHERE: 1110 Kim Engineering Building
A. James Clark School of Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

The Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture Series at the A. James Clark School of Engineering brings leading technology enterprise thinkers to campus—men and women from large, established companies or small and promising start-ups, who deal with the real-world challenges of a fast-paced, global economy. In their lectures and question-and-answer sessions, they share their insights and experiences, their "war stories" and predictions, inspiring audience members to apply new ideas and approaches in their current or future careers.