Udall to Address New Mexico Legislature


ALBUQUERQUE – Sen. Tom Udall will address the New Mexico Legislature at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, and also make visits to Sandia National Labs and New Mexico State University.

Udall will be at the Roundhouse on President’s Day to deliver a biennial address to the New Mexico Legislature, entitled “Challenges and Opportunities.”
Tuesday, Feb. 19, he will be delivering the keynote address at the Sandia National Laboratories’ Cyber Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) open house. Following the speech, he will tour the facility for demonstrations on CERL’s work to reduce vulnerabilities and combat cyber threats.
Wednesday, Udall will help to present a $1 million i6 Challenge grant award to New Mexico State University’s (NMSU) Arrowhead Center in Las Cruces. The grant will be matched with $1 million from NMSU, and the funding will help small businesses, entrepreneurs and researchers develop and commercialize new technologies.
The i6 Challenge grant is a national competition funded through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship to spur innovation, accelerate commercialization of ideas to market and create companies and jobs through support of Proof of Concept Centers.
Media RSVP to news@tomudall.senate.gov to attend.
Monday, Feb. 18
WHAT: Udall Delivers NM Legislature Address
TIME: 11 a.m.
WHERE: Roundhouse in Santa Fe
Tuesday, Feb. 19
WHAT: Udall Delivers Keynote Address at CERL Open House
TIME: 10:45 a.m.
WHERE: Sandia National Laboratories’ Computer Science Research Institute,1450 Innovation Parkway, SE, Albuquerque
Wednesday, Feb. 20
WHAT: Udall Presents Grant Award at NMSU’s Arrowhead Center
TIME: 8:45 a.m.
WHERE: NMSU Arrowhead Center on Research Road in Las Cruces

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