Sunday, February 26, 2012

Nat'l Gov Assn Meeting On Public Research Universities and Entrepreneurial Culture, Innovation

Research Universities and Innovation etc.
Panelists talked about strategies to foster a business environment that increases jobs and economic growth. This program was part of the National Governor's Association conference.
Speakers at the session include: Jeff Weedman, vice president of Global Business Development at The Procter & Gamble Company, and Amy Wilkinson, a senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School in the Center for Business and Government and a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

P&G: Public Research Universities should be more like UKs Durham U and Univerities in Singapore...and lots and lots of other items. It runs about 90 minutes

Gov. Brown on MTP talking about how unions and management can innovate on (primarily vocational) education and how vocational ed is as important as four year higher ed- and how it relates to pres. election/campaign trail. He also made the rounds at CNN - he is in DC for the NGA (see above).

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