OMAHA - On Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m., the University of Nebraska at Omaha will host a special presentation by Google’s Scott Carpenter, which will take place in Mammal Hall.
Carpenter is deputy director for a division of Google called Google Ideas, which is an initiative that delivers communication solutions to people in conflict and repressed areas of the world, such as Iraq or Sudan.
In his presentation, Carpenter will discuss Google Ideas and how can address conflict in a highly connected age. Including bringing tech and communication solutions to conflict-ridden and repressed regions of the world.
In addition to his role at Google, Carpenter is a political scientist who, among other things, helped write the Iraqi constitution and was on hand when Saddam Hussein was captured during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The talk is free and open the public, though the seating is limited requires registration.
Carpenter’s visit is sponsored by the Greater Omaha Chamber and UNO College of Business Administration Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising.
For media inquiries, please contact Charley Reed, UNO media relations coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.554.2129.
For other inquiries, contact Melissa Glenn or Kody Shrader at 402.978.7913.
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