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CANCELLED: America’s Next Growth Center: Wisconsin's Future as a National Tech and Innovation Hub

Spreading Tech Innovation

Event Details

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
7-8:30 p.m.
Hear from Robert Atkinson, co-author of a 2019 study by The Brookings Institution and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) which identified Madison as the top candidate to serve as a regional tech hub among 35 "potentially transformative U.S. growth centers." The study calls for federal funding of up to $10 billion annually to advance eight to ten new regional growth centers across the Midwest. The report also includes the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis metro area.