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Tonight: Talk on global innovation economy

 

The eureka moment is a vital part of discovery and innovation, but is also just the beginning of a process by which a new idea makes the transition into something that adds value to society. according to Curtis R. Carlson. The chief executive at SRI in Menlo Park, Mr. Caroson will talk about innovation at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the November Cafe Scientifique at SRI.

In his talk, Mr. Carlson will discuss the global nature of innovation and its implications for science, technology, education, and government policy, a Cafe statement said.

He is a member of President Barack Obama's National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and he co-chairs the Scientific Advisory Board of the Singapore National Research Foundation.

Mr. Carlson is the author of "Innovation: The Five Disciplines for Creating What Customers Want," chosen by BusinessWeek as one of the top ten business books for 2006. He has also received two Emmy awards: one for his role in developing high-definition TV and the other for improving images broadcast by satellites.

SRI is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year.

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