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World Wide Web Inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and others at Technology and Science Symposium at Embassy of Finland 10/8
World Wide Web Inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and others at Technology and Science Symposium at Embassy of Finland 10/8 WHAT: Symposium "Next Decade Technologies Changing the World" with Millennium Technology Prize laureates: Sir Tim Berners-Lee -inventor of the World Wide Web Shuji Nakamura - inventor of bright-blue LEDs and the blue laser Robert Langer - innovations in controlled drug release and tissue regeneration Moderator Steven Lohr of The New York Times will conduct a one-on-one discussion with each of the Millennium Technology Prize laureates. The event will be hosted by His Excellency, Ambassador Pekka Lintu, and Stig Gustavson, Chairman of Finland's Technology Academy Foundation, a Helsinki-based, public-private organization which awards the world's most important science and technology innovators with a 1 million EURO prize. The prize is awarded every two years with the next selection to be announced in 2010. To watch the symposium live on the Web please visit: http://www.livestream.com/technologyacademyfoundationfinland For more information on the Millennium Technology Prize: www.millenniumprize.fi WHEN: Thursday, October 8th, 2009 4:00-6:00 p.m. WHERE: Embassy of Finland 3301 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. CONTACT: Kent Holland Office: 202.629.3450 Cell: 917.561.9684 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org /PRNewswire -- Oct. 7 / SOURCE Finland's Technology Academy Foundation