Elizabeth Cantwell, director for economic development at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, will speak and answer questions from attendees at the Davis Vanguard’s eighth birthday celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The event will take place in the conference room at the University Park Inn and Suites, 1111 Richards Blvd. in Davis.
Other speakers will include Davis City Council members Rochelle Swanson and Brett Lee and former Councilman Lamar Heystek.
Cantwell is focused on accelerating innovation in the national labs and enhancing national economic competitiveness as a result. She is passionate about the art of technology transfer.
Tickets to the dinner are $50 per person, available by calling 530-400-2512 or visiting davisvanguard.org.