Universities Offer Media Resources for G-20 Summit

Media are invited to participate in the science and technology tours being held
in conjunction with the Pittsburgh G-20 Summit Sept. 24-25. Twelve one-hour
tours-hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and
the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-are being offered on Monday, Sept.
21. They will highlight the science and technology that is driving the region`s
economy.

The “eds-meds” tour program will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at Soldiers and
Sailors Memorial Auditorium, 4141 Fifth Ave., in Pittsburgh`s Oakland
neighborhood, with remarks by Carnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon, Pitt
Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg, and UPMC President and CEO Jeffrey A. Romoff.
Registration for the “eds-meds” tours is at www.edsmedspittsburgh.org.

Tour sites are Children`s Hospital of UPMC, the Peter M. Winter Institute for
Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER), Biomedical Science Tower 3, McGowan
Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the Center for Global Health, the Sports
Performance Complex, the Robotics Institute, the Entertainment Technology
Center, the Pitt Green Tour, the Center for Energy, the Quality of Life
Technology Center, and the Intelligent Workplace.

These tours are for Summit delegates and members of the media only. Media
interested in attending must have identification from the media outlets they
represent.

NEW WEB SITE: Media looking for stories related to the G-20 Pittsburgh
Summit-from Pitt`s experimental economics lab to the rebirth of an industrial
town-can find a plethora of ideas at www.g20@pitt.edu. Also available at that
site are nearly 100 University of Pittsburgh faculty experts who can discuss
various aspects of the participating G-20 countries as well as the myriad topics
surrounding the Summit-from sustainability to Summit protests, from
international finance to Pittsburgh`s new economy.

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