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August 20, 2003

How Sematech will affect the North Country is subject of conference August 22

The impact of Sematech industries on the North Country in New York State will be the focus of an all-day conference Friday, August 22, at the Joan Weill Library at Paul Smith's College in Paul Smith's, Franklin County.

The conference will bring together government leaders, business executives and other professions to discuss the "incomparable economic, development, educational, and cultural opportunities Sematech can bring to Upstate New York."

The conference will also feature remarks from Charles Sporck, the founder of Sematech, and Alain Kaloyeros, executive director of Albany Nanotech at the University at Albany.

The conference agenda also includes:

The conference is part of Adirondack Roundtable, a forum for discussing economic, political, social, and environmental issues facing New York.

The program will run from 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. For information, call the Lake Placid Institute at 1-518/523-1312.