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FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to Join U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg to Announce New Initiatives to Capitalize on the Mobile App Economy

April 7, 2012

On Wednesday, April 11, 2012, U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) will join FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and leaders from New Jersey´s education, business, and technology communities at Stevens Institute of Technology to announce new initiatives to spur high-tech innovation in New Jersey. Representatives from across the app economy ecosystem, including mobile app entrepreneurs, private equity firms, academia, and local government, will participate in a working group session following the announcements.

Neward, NJ / Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 06, 2012

On Wednesday, April 11, 2012, U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) will join FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and leaders from New Jersey´s education, business, and technology communities at the Stevens Institute of Technology to announce new initiatives to spur high-tech innovation in New Jersey. Representatives from across the app economy ecosystem, including mobile app entrepreneurs, private equity firms, academia, and local government, will participate in a working group session following the announcements.

WHAT:

Sen. Lautenberg will join Chairman Genachowski and leaders from the New Jersey

app economy to announce new initiatives designed to spur high-tech innovation in New Jersey.

WHO:        

Frank R. Lautenberg, U.S. Senator (D-NJ)

Julius Genachowski, Chairman, FCC

Dawn Zimmer, Mayor, Hoboken, N.J.

Dr. Nariman Farvardin, President, Stevens Institute of Technology

Dr. Donald Sebastian, Vice President of Research and Development, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Dr. Richard L. McCormick, President, Rutgers University

Dr. Michael Mandel, Chief Economic Strategist, Progressive Policy Institute

Dr. Jeong Kim, President of Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs

Leadership from New Jersey-based startups, including Bleacher League, Boxee, Knewton, Kno, and Vonage

WHEN:

11:00AM Eastern (10:30AM setup for media)

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

WHERE:

Stevens Institute of Technology

Babbio Center (atrium)

525 River Terrace Hoboken, NJ 07030

ONLINE:    

The event will also broadcast live online at http://www.stevens.edu/ new-jersey-and-apps-economy

PRESS:    

For FCC media inquiries, contact Press Secretary Neil Grace at neil(dot)grace(at)fcc(dot)gov or 202-418-0506. For Sen. Lautenberg media inquiries, contact Press Office 202-224-3224. For Stevens Institute of Technology, contact Director of News and Media Relations Danielle Woodruffe at 201-216-5139 or danielle(dot)woodruffe(at)stevens(dot)edu.

For more news and information about Stevens Institute of Technology please visit: http://www.stevens.edu

For the original version on PRWeb visit: http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb2012/4/prweb9376154.htm


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