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Westinghouse Sponsors Annual CAST Global Innovation Summit

OCT 13, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA  — Westinghouse was pleased to serve as the Title Sponsor of The 2019 Chinese Association for Science and Technology (CAST) Global Innovation Summit from October 11-13. Westinghouse is eager to sponsor the growth of Chinese and American technology innovation in the City of Pittsburgh. 

Westinghouse welcomed entrepreneurial and tech minds alike to Pittsburgh, the city of innovation and home of George Westinghouse himself. In honor of the Summit’s distinguished guests, Pittsburgh Mayor, Bill Peduto declared October 12th city-wide “CAST Day”. 

Great-great grand-daughter of George Westinghouse, Dr. Selina Lawrie a family physician in British Columbia, was among the prestigious list of speakers at this year’s Summit. Additional speakers included 2006 Nobel Laureate, Craig Mello, PhD; University of Pittsburgh Professor of Pathology, Yuan Chang, MD and Carnegie Mellon University Professors of Computer Science, Manuel Blum PhD and Lenore Blum, PhD. 

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