IPPA 3- Singapore 2017

The 3rd annual International Conference on Public Policy is around the corner, and this year Optimal will be a presenter at the three-day conference (June 28th-30th) in Singapore. The conference will include panels, networking, and workshops that feature talks on policy design, the political process of policymaking, policy instruments and more.

Among the presenters will be Optimal’s CEO, Dr. Mark Turner. Dr. Turner will be presenting two papers co-written with Dr. Jennifer Auer, a senior research associate at Optimal; “The Role of Urban Policy in Coordinating Entrepreneur Ecosystems” and “The Role of Government at Each Stage of Business Growth”. These papers apply two theoretical lenses to inform the appropriate role of government in entrepreneur policy: business life cycle stages from management theory and market failures from classical economics.

To find out more about the 2017 ICPP conference, please visit the IPPA conference page

UMD’s human-computer interaction lab launched 34th annual symposium

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The Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) hosted its 34th Annual Symposium on May 25, 2017, at the University of Maryland, College Park. The HCIL symposium was founded in 1983 with a mission to transform the experience people have with new technologies. Optimal Solutions Group, LLC (Optimal) has been a long-term sponsor for this gathering of innovative thinkers. » Read more