Reminder: Library of Congress event March 6 "Analytical Methods for Technology Forecasting" featuring Dr. Alan Porter (UNCLASSIFIED)

Faget, Nancy G CIV (US) nancy.g.faget.civ at MAIL.MIL
Tue Feb 25 16:41:08 EST 2014

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Event title: Analytical Methods for Technology Forecasting
What techniques can predict technological change?  How do researchers track
invention, innovation, adoption and use of technologies?
Join your colleagues to learn about different approaches to technology
forecasting including

*	Performance analysis
*	Predictive analysis
*	Automating serendipity
*	Text mining unstructured data
*	Crowdsourcing
*	Automated literature assessment
*	Knowledge discovery

Special guest includes Brian K. Beachkofski, the Director of the Office of
Technical Intelligence, within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of
Defense for Research and Engineering.  

The keynote speaker is Dr. Alan Porter, Professor Emeritus of Industrial &
Systems Engineering, and of Public Policy, at Georgia Tech, where he remains
Co-director of the Technology Policy and Assessment Center.  He is also
Director of R&D for Search Technology, Inc., Norcross, GA.  He is author of
some 230 articles and books, including Tech Mining (Wiley, 2005) and
Forecasting and Management of Technology (Wiley, 2011).  Current research
emphasizes "forecasting innovation pathways" for newly emerging
technologies.  This entails text mining of science, technology & innovation
information resources.  

Date Thursday, March 6, 2014
Time 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 
Place Library of Congress, Madison Building, 6th Floor, Montpelier Room, 101
Independence Ave., Washington, DC 20540
Metro/Directions  Blue/Orange Line to Capitol South 
Sponsor Library of Congress FEDLINK Education Working Group

Information Call FEDLINK (202)707-4813 TTY (202) 707-4995 
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Registration Free, but advanced registration is required. Register online
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Cancellations Please notify FEDLINK at (202) 707-4813 if you cannot attend
to allow those on the waiting list an opportunity to register.

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

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