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Foxconn’s Green Bay R&D center topic of Tech Council network luncheon on Feb. 28
February 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Foxconn’s first Wisconsin employee, retired U.S. Navy Capt. C.P. “Tank” Murdoch, will discuss plans for the Foxconn Technology Group innovation center in Green Bay at the Thursday, Feb. 28 Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon meeting in Green Bay.
Murdoch, a Navy pilot who recently directed the Naval ROTC program at UW-Madison, is senior manager of projects for Foxconn. He will talk about the coming development of Foxconn Place Green Bay in downtown Green Bay, which is expected to create 200 jobs over time.
The luncheon will be held at UW-Green Bay’s University Union, 2420 Nicolet Dr., Room 1965. Registration and networking begin at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for students and returning veterans, $25 for individual members, $35 for non-members and included for Tech Council corporate members. Click here to register.
Foxconn has acquired The WaterMark, a six-story building along the Fox River in Green Bay at 301 N. Washington St. and plans to occupy 16,700 square feet of space.
The Green Bay center will extend the reach of Foxconn’s Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Racine County and its innovation centers in Milwaukee and Eau Claire. It is intended to build upon Foxconn’s technology base in areas such as imaging, education, healthcare, entertainment and sports, security and sustainable systems.
The Wisconsin Technology Council is the independent, non-profit science and technology adviser to the governor and Legislature, with events, publications and outreach that contribute to Wisconsin’s tech-based economy. To join, go to www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com or call 608-442-7557.