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August 30, 1999

Brookhaven Lab to Host Conference on
"Bringing Global Opportunities to Long Island"

UPTON, NY - The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory will host a conference titled "Brookhaven National Laboratory: Bringing Global Opportunities to Long Island." The conference will be held on
Tuesday, September 14, from 8:30 -10:30 a.m. in the Laboratory's Berkner Hall, Room B. Continental breakfast will be offered for conference participants at 8 a.m. The public is invited to the free conference, but pre-registration is required.

Co-sponsored by Brookhaven Lab, the World Trade Council of the Long Island Association and the Long Island District Export Council, the conference will feature talks on various international projects at Brookhaven Lab in an effort to spur interest in international business and to form international business collaborations. Among the topics to be presented by
Brookhaven researchers are "Helping Our Country's National Security," "Agricultural Development Project Teaming with the City of Sarov" and "Global Opportunities at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider."

To register for the conference, call the World Trade Council of the Long Island Association at (516) 367-4608 by September 7. Brookhaven National Laboratory is located on William Floyd Parkway (County Road 46), one-and-a-half miles north of Exit 68 on the Long Island Expressway.

The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory creates and operates major facilities available to university, industrial and government personnel for basic and applied research in the physical, biomedical and environmental sciences, and in selected energy technologies. The Laboratory is operated by Brookhaven Science Associates, a not-for-profit research management company, under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.

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