The 2006 Atlanta Conference on Science and Technology Policy May 18-20 will focus on the development of government policies that encourage innovation in order to drive economic growth in America and Europe.
Titled "US-EU Policy Research and Innovation," the conference will be held at the College of Management, featuring discussion by policymakers, scholars and analysts on how to frame effective policies and advance research.
In addition to the business school, conference organizers include the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy and the PRIME (Policies for Research and Innovation in Moving Towards the European Research Area) Network of Excellence.
The conference's keynote addresses, starting at 9:30 AM May 18, will be given by John H. Marburger III, science advisor to President Bush and director of the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Frieder Meyer-Krahmer, Germany's Secretary of State for Research.
Registration for the event costs $150. Travel grants are available for U.S. researchers. For more informaton, visit this website or contact public-policy professor Susan Cozzens at 404-385-0397 or