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Penn State Berks, Grow PA, Chambers host innovation economy town hall

By Penn State Berks

Sep 16, 2020

Nationally recognized expert Ariel Coro speaks on how diversity enriches innovation

WYOMISSING, Pa. — Leaders from business, industry and government from around the state are invited to a town hall meeting about the innovation economy. This event will be held via Zoom on Thursday, September 24, from 12–1:30 p.m. Attendees must register in advance and then they will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The town hall is free and co-sponsored by Penn State Berks, Grow PA, and the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance, and The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.

Titled “Town Hall Discussion and Conversation on the Innovation Economy,” this event will feature keynote speaker Ariel Coro, a nationally recognized expert, author and speaker specializing in topics of technology, innovation and diversity, who will present “How Diversity Enriches Innovation.” Coro is a leading technology expert and pioneer in bringing important topics such as technology and innovation to Spanish-language TV in the United States. He reaches millions of households each week through TV, social, radio, and print. 

In addition to Coro, attendees will hear introductions and brief remarks from: 

James Gerlach, President and CEO, Greater Reading Chamber Alliance

–R. Keith Hillkirk, Chancellor, Penn State Berks

–James Delattre, Associate Vice President for Research and Director, Office of Entrepreneurship & Commercialization, Penn State

–Rob Wonderling, President and CEO, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, Grow PA

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