Washington, DC, August 06, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) Midwest Region will hold its annual meeting August 9-11 in Dearborn, Michigan, at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn. The Midwest Region’s annual meeting brings together federal technology transfer professionals, private industry, and academia to discuss, demonstrate, and collaborate on recent trends in the technology transfer community, such as advancements in automotive, medical, software, and military fields.
Dearborn, a major hub of innovation and technology, provides the perfect setting to discuss the most recent technology advancements. Michigan is home to the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), Automation Alley, the Connected Vehicle Proving Center, the University of Michigan, and the Robotics Technology Consortium. The FLC Midwest Region has enlisted subject-matter experts from these institutions, as well as federal government laboratories, to present topics including hybrid vehicles, software manufacturing, medical capabilities, market studies, social media techniques, and robotics.
The meeting begins with a welcome reception August 9 at 4:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn, and ends August 11 at noon after touring TARDEC’s facilities. Onsite registration will be available.
To learn more about the meeting or to register, visit http://www.flcmidwest.org/
The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) is the nationwide network of federal laboratories that provides the forum to develop strategies and opportunities for linking laboratory mission technologies and expertise with the marketplace. www.federallabs.org