DETROIT — (WWJ) — Hundreds of experts on the high-tech future of America and its cities will gather in Detroit Wednesday for a conference called Techonomy.

The Detroit Economic Club and Wayne State University are hosting Techonomy. The conference will explore how high-value jobs will be created as the American and global economies move toward information and services. AND what sustainable advantages Detroit and other American cities will have in a high-tech world.

Experts in smarter cities, global competition, and the increasing relevance of do-it-yourself entrepreneurship will speak in the daylong program at Wayne State.

There will also be sessions on product development, manufacturing’s future, 21st Century skills, the future of mobility and the auto industry, and the particular challenges of post-industrial cities like Detroit.

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