Tech events for Monday, April 26
Monday's big ticket event is Intellectual Propety Day, beginning with a forum on "Intellectual Property's Impact on Jobs and the Global Economy," hosted by the Institute for Policy Innovation. The day-long forum features discussions from leading intellectual property experts, from lawyers in the field to top interest groups fighting for change on the IP front. Among the biggest names scheduled to speak: Rep. Bob Goodlatte and Marybeth Peters, the Register of Copyrights in the U.S. Copyright Office. Where: Reserve Officers Association (ROA) Headquarters Minuteman Memorial Building; When: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (RSVP)
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) hosts Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Miriam Shapiro and other USTR staff, who will unveil a new study on IP infringement and its effects on jobs. Where: National Press Club; When: 9:30 a.m., RSVP
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will be among a handful of top Obama administration officials who will speak about the importance of science and engineering education at Howard University on Monday. Where: Howard Univ. Middle School of Math and Science; When: 10 a.m.
The National Intellectual Rights Coordination Center will host a news conference at noon Monday with Immigration and Customs Enforcement Assistant Secretary John Morton, as well as other personnel from the Defense Department and General Services Administration. Where: NIRC in Arlington; When: 12 p.m.
NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will deliver a speech at CSIS on Monday about her agency's new vision, more than a week after the president outlined his new NASA budget. Where: CSIS; When: 1 p.m.