FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 17, 2012
By Office of Naval Research
ARLINGTON, Va.—Registration may have closed for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) 2012 Science and Technology Partnership Conference and ASNE Expo, but interested parties can still tune in to a live webcast Oct. 22-24 and follow the event on social media.
Online audiences are encouraged to participate as organizers take questions from the webcast, Facebook and Twitter over the course of the three-day event, which will feature a host of leaders from the domestic and international scientific community.
Confirmed speakers include the director of the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, assistant secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, vice chief of naval operations, commandant of the Marine Corps, chief of naval research, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and more.
Follow the event across multiple channels:
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/usnavyresearch; use hash tag #ONRSTConf
A complete listing of speakers for the conference is available at http://www.onr.navy.mil/Conference-Event-ONR/science-technology-partnership/2012-partnership-conference-agenda.aspx.
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The Department of the Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) provides the science and technology necessary to maintain the Navy and Marine Corps’ technological advantage. Through its affiliates, ONR is a leader in science and technology with engagement in 50 states, 30 countries, 1,035 institutions of higher learning and more than 900 industry partners. ONR employs approximately 1,065 people, comprising uniformed, civilian and contract personnel, with additional employees at the Naval Research Lab in Washington, D.C.