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Joe Pramberger Technology Utilization Foundation, New York, N.Y. (Phone: 212/490-3999) RELEASE: 90-80 NASA ANNOUNCES FIRST NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER CONFERENCE The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will sponsor a 2-day conference in November 1990, to promote within industry a greater awareness of the agency's emerging technologies through its Technology Utilization Program. Planned as an annual event, TECHNOLOGY 2000 will be the first industrial exposition and conference to showcase the transfer of the agency's technology to American business. Scheduled Nov. 27-28, 1990, at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.C., TECHNOLOGY 2000 will feature speakers and exhibitors from NASA and its contractors, addressing both prior and potential spinoffs of the agency's research. Speakers will spotlight both current and planned research and development efforts, including innovations now coming on line from the Mission to Planet Earth Program, the National Aero-Space Plane, and Mars mission and lunar base research. Preliminary plans for the technical symposia include such topics as software engineering, materials sciences, sensor technology, computational fluid dynamics, communications, robotics and artificial intelligence, and biomedicine. The goal of TECHNOLOGY 2000 is to support the national technology transfer program by increasing awareness of existing

NASA-developed technologies available for immediate use and by laying the groundwork for the effective use of emerging technologies being planned and developed for future missions. The target audience is the non-aerospace segment of industry that traditionally has had minimal participation in NASA's research and development programs. - more -2Co-sponsors of the conference and exhibition are Technology Utilization Foundation, a non-profit organization which will manage the show, and NASA Tech Briefs, a monthly magazine devoted to the transfer of the agency's technical innovations to American industry. Additional information on TECHNOLOGY 2000 is available by contacting: Technology Utilization Foundation 41 East 42nd Street New York, N.Y. 10017 (Phone: 212/490-3999)

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