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Media Advisory/Photo Op: Technology Transfer Focus of Jiangsu Delegation Visit to UAlbany

Contact: Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150

ALBANY, N.Y. (August 18, 2006)

Five representatives of the Jiangsu International Affairs office and four filmmakers working on a documentary about U.S./China relations will visit the University at Albany campus to speak with campus leaders and take part in a panel discussion entitled Commercialization of Innovative University Technologies: Collaborations between Universities, Business and Government. The visitors will also visit the University's Life Sciences Research Building, the Gen*NY*Sis Center for Excellence in Cancer Genomics and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.


  • Susan Herbst, Provost Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, University at Albany
  • Lynn Videka, Interim Vice President for Research, University at Albany, Panel Chair
  • Robert Webster, Assistant Vice President for Research, University at Albany: Introduction, moderator: Why universities are interested in commercializing technologies
  • Theresa Walker, Technology Transfer Officer and Assistant Vice President for Research, University at Albany: Discovery, disclosure, evaluation and processing of inventions at the University
  • Gene Schuler, Chief Administrative Officer, Ordway: Resources required for creation of new companies and attraction of established companies
  • Ken Nyeu, Program Department, New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research

Monday, August 21, 2006, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Standish Room, Science Library, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, N.Y. (uptown campus)


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