Based on strong demand, the venue for Friday’s meeitng on opportunities for mid-Michigan’s manufacturing and IT community to learn more about Facility for Rare Isotope Beams and how they might participate in its development has been moved.

The event will now be held in Room 474 of the MSU Law school building on the MSU campus, on Shaw Lane near Bogue, just east of the Shaw Lane parking ramp(preferred parking site) and just west of the Wharton Center lot (the other designated parking location).

After the meeting those interested in touring the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory and FRIB will be escorted over to the NSCL.

The event runs from 8:30 to 10 a.m. There will be built-in time for networking as well as a complimentary continental breakfast.

The program will feature welcoming remarks from Steve Webster, Vice President, Office of Governmental Affairs, Michigan State University; an overview byFRIB Project Manager Thomas Glasmacher; information from the MSU contracts office about bidding on work related to the FRIB project; and tours of the FRIB coordinated by NSCL Outreach Coordinator Zach Constan.

If you haven’t already done so, please RSVP by contacting Chris Knapp at (517) 492-5592 or (please note: due to planning/space considerations advanced registration is required). This event is free for Capital Area IT Council and Manufacturing Council members, with a $25 fee for non-members (which can be applied toward your organization’s membership dues if you decide to join.)

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