News & Events
Sweet Briar College is hosting a summer engineering course for high school (senior and junior) young women titled ‘Explore Engineering’ July 24-29, 2011. This week-long course is built around hands-on, team based design projects that emphasize creativity. No engineering experience is needed to attend. Students have fun while working with engineering faculty and students…
Our 10th Annual Awards Night and Technology banquet was a smashing success! We had a record crowd, lots of energy and excitement. The highlight of the evening was the announcement of the 2011, 10th Annual Awards…
As a part of our evening we premiered a powerful, short documentary video produced by outstanding talent, Devin Olson of Devin Olson Media that sums up the Region 2000 Technology Council’s past ten years and it’s impact on the wider community. It was deeply inspiring and we know many of you are eager to watch it again and share it with others. Here is the video: ‘Virginia’s Region 2000: A Continuum of Technology Growth’. Enjoy!
The University of Virginia’s Institute for Nanoscale and Quantum Scientific and Technological Advanced Research is hosting their ‘2011 nanoSTAR Spring Symposium’ May 24-25, 2011.
The Region 2000 Greenway Alliance, a newly formed, ad-hoc committee that champions the promotion and implementation of trails and on-road bicycle facilities in Lynchburg and the surrounding region, will host the first ever Region 2000 Bike Week as part of National Bike Week, May 16-20, 2011.
STEM-based (science, technology, engineering, math) education is a growing focus within American schools. This year Bedford County high schools are joining the movement. The Robotics course at Bedford Science and Technology Center (BSTC) is the first of a two-year course sequence encouraging student interest in the real world application of science and technology and related careers…
Lawmakers approved many of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposals aimed at growing Virginia’s technology and life sciences industries by dedicating about half of the funding requested by the governor to support R&D, commercialization, SBIR matching grants, and funding for early stage equity investments.
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today the appointment of Bob Stolle as the new Vice President for Regional Growth
The Region 2000 Junior FIRST LEGO Expo is coming up April 30, 2011 in Lynchburg, Virginia and will be featuring 25 teams of 6-9 year old children who will present their projects on the theme “Body Forward” for judging and will participate in a number of hands-on science and technology activities.
The Liberty University School of Engineering and Computational Sciences (SECS) will host a VEX Robotics Competition on Saturday, March 26, 2011 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the LCA (Liberty Christian Academy) gym.