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August 23, 2013

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Stephen Wolfram Gives First FEDLINK Innovation Talk at the Library of Congress

WHAT:
Distinguished scientist, inventor and author Stephen Wolfram will speak at the Library of Congress in the first lecture in the Innovation Talks series from the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK). Wolfram is the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research, the creator of Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha, and the author of "A New Kind of Science." The event is free and open to the public.

WHEN:
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at 11 a.m. Following the hour-long lecture, Dr. Wolfram will answer questions.

WHERE:
Dr. Wolfram will speak in the Coolidge Auditorium in the Library of Congress’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C.

BACKGROUND

FEDLINK’s Innovation Talks will showcase a cross-section of innovative scholars, researchers, policy makers and authors, who share their enthusiasm and knowledge on a diverse array of topics. The free public lectures will provide attendees the opportunity to hear from a wide selection of change leaders on issues affecting our world.

The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for federal library and information staff.

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PR 13-154
08/23/13
ISSN 0731-3527

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