NCET Tech Wednesday – DRI – November 9th


Desert Research Institute (DRI)
November 9, 2016
dri-logo5:30 – 6:00 pm Networking / 6:00 – 7:30 pm

The Applied Innovation Center at the Desert Research Institute is putting the Nevada Knowledge Fund to work that impact impact our everyday lives.

dri-aicbuildingrenoResearch Teams at DRI have developed new models to forecast the weather that are more accurate and far more detailed than the tools currently used by government and commercial organizations. Other researchers have undertaken a groundbreaking study with Renown Health and personal genetics company 23andMe that will analyze data about the environment, dri-populationhealthgenetic makeup and health history of Northern Nevada’s population. They’re looking to learn more about the factors that cause illnesses and the most effective ways to make northern Nevadans healthier. From the Internet of Things to the engineering of new autonomous vehicles, the powerful tools,dri-data incredible knowledge and world-renowned expertise at DRI are is making big strides in today’s data-driven world.

The implications for economic development and a better life in Northern Nevada are truly remarkable — dri-eatherintelligenceand NCET is proud to offer a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most exciting organizations working to build the new Nevada and secure our region’s future.

Learn all about the remarkable innovation and cutting-edge research at Desert Research Institute and meet the scientists making it happen during NCET’s November Tech Wednesday.

Register Now
November 9, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30

• $15 – NCET members
• $25 – General Admission
• $10 – Children under 18 accompanied by parent or adult guardian

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Desert Research Institute
2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512 (map)

The fine print:

• We encourage you to pay in advance as there’s a $10 service charge if you pay at the door.
• No-shows will be charged the full amount of the reservation unless cancelled at least 48 hours before the event.

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