Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) has announced the keynote speaker for its annual conference – Research to Revenue: Harnessing Maryland’s Intellectual Capital for Economic Growth, April 27-29, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay. Christy Wyskiel, senior advisor to the president for enterprise development at The Johns Hopkins University.
From MEDA’s announcement:
Christy is an entrepreneur and investor who has started, supported and analyzed businesses in health care and the life sciences for nearly 20 years.
About the Conference –
Maryland is known as a state where smart people inventing new technologies, products and processes (R&D) have spurred private sector growth and created clusters of high paying jobs. The state’s federal labs with unique university options provide links for western, southern, and eastern Maryland as well as the Baltimore/Washington corridor. Research in all sectors has provided the state with a consistent economic engine. The 2014 conference outlines strategies for economic developers to harness tech transfer, commercialization and R&D initiatives.
Early-bird conference registration deadline is April 1. Early-bird hotel deadline is March 25. Visit MEDA’s website to register.