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The Honorable Tom Vilsack
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Regional Innovation Clusters: Advancing the Next Economy
September 23, 2010, 8:45am – 3:15pm
To view a video of this event, click here: http://www.americanprogress.org/events/2010/09/innovation_cluster/index.html
Join state and local policymakers, members of the Obama administration, and leaders from the business, academic, and philanthropic sectors for a conversation about the significance of regional innovation clusters to the future of the American economy.
Hear from CEOs and regional leaders who are leveraging the power of clusters—networks of interconnected, geographically concentrated businesses, and related actors in the same industries—to boost entrepreneurship and job growth. Also learn about new directions in federal policy aimed at tapping the potential of clusters to enhance regional and national economic performance.