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Churchill Club

November 15, 2010 11:00 ET

Churchill Club Presents PARC@40: Can Innovators Learn From the Past?

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - November 15, 2010) - The Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced it will host an evening event, "PARC@40: Can Innovators Learn From the Past?," focusing on the profound innovation that PARC (the Palo Alto Research Center Inc.) has brought to the Silicon Valley over the past 40 years. The event will also recognize PARC's 40th anniversary and the Churchill Club's upcoming 25th anniversary.

A premier center for commercial innovation, PARC is home to scientists making breakthroughs in clean tech, the newest phase of networking and other commercially impactful products. During this panel, current and former PARC innovators will look at the last four decades of development and innovation and examine what we can learn from the past, whether business and innovation can co-exist and what is next when it comes to technology innovation.

Speakers at this event include: Raj Apte, Area Manager, Prototype Devices and Circuits, PARC; Ron Kaplan, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Bing, Microsoft; David Liddle, Venture Partner, US Venture Partners and Teresa Lunt, VP & Director of Computer Science Laboratory, PARC.

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010
Registration: 6:00 p.m.
Buffet: 6:00 p.m.
Program: 7:00 p.m.

3333 Coyote Hill Road
Palo Alto, Calif.

To register for this program or for more information, please visit

About the Churchill Club
The Churchill Club is an internationally-respected independent business and technology forum located in Silicon Valley, where CEOs, thought leaders, global business executives, innovators, and senior political leaders meet to discuss and debate, inform and educate, forecast and evaluate. Founded in 1985, the Club is known for its smart, provocative conversations on the most current leadership and innovation topics. Its 7,000 individual and corporate members include senior executives from market-leading companies, investors, and entrepreneurs. Further information about the Churchill Club, a 501(c)(3) organization, can be found at

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