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Nov. 8: Media Advisory: CMU's Silicon Valley Campus To Host Global Education Panel

Contact: Chriss Swaney / 412-268-5776 / swaney@andrew.cmu.edu

Media Advisory:  CMU's Silicon Valley Campus
To Host Global Education Panel 


Event: Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus will host a distinguished panel of university presidents from Asia, Europe and the United States during a summit on mobility and communication and their impact on global universities. The summit is sponsored by the International Center for Advanced Communication Technologies (InterACT), a network of leading global research universities and institutes.

The presidential panel will include Carnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon and presidents from the University of Southern California, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Waseda University, the Italian Institute of Technology, and the National Institute of Information and Communication Technology. The topic of discussion will be "The Globalized University: Mobility, Communication and their Impact for Education." The panel moderator will be Edward Frank, a Carnegie Mellon life trustee and vice president of Apple Inc.

The summit and panel were organized by Alex Waibel, InterACT director and a professor in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon.   

When: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., panel session, Monday, Nov. 8.

Where: NASA Ames Research Park, Building 3, NASA Ames Conference Center, Moffett Field, Calif. 94035.

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