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Day of Innovation

Every half hour, we posted new topics and questions. The public was invited to join in the conversation online from their desktops and from interactive kiosks at Wright State's Student Union Atrium.

Questions from the Brainstorming Session:

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Frans Johansson
Author of the bestseller The Medici Effect

April 9, 2010
9:15 a.m., Apollo Room, Student Union
Free and open to the public

John Corvino, Ph.D.
Philosophy professor and "gay moralist"

April 20, 2010
7 p.m., Apollo Room, Student Union
Free and open to the public

Ted Rall
Nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist

May 3, 2010
7 p.m., Apollo Room, Student Union
Free and open to the public


Virtual Brainstorming Sessions
Monday, November 16, 2009

We posed questions, tackled problems, and tossed around ideas and possible solutions for issues affecting our region.

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Virtual Brainstorming Sessions were held in the Student Union Atrium and online.


Day's Events - (Recap)

The day's events started off with a well-attended news conference by many state and local representatives and business leaders. Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut announced the Ohio Center of Excellence in Human-Centered Innovation at Wright State University.
Following the news conference and into the afternoon, the community was invited to participate in a Virtual Brainstorming Session about technology and the role it plays in the region's future.
As the Virtual Brainstorming concluded, a reception for Peter Hancock, D.Sc., Ph.D., and a summary of the Virtual Brainstorming Session by President David R. Hopkins took place.
The Day of Innovation concluded with a Presidential Lecture by Hancock, who heads the Minds in Technology/Machines in Thought Laboratory at the University of Central Florida. Hancock discussed "Mind, Machine, and Morality."

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