Technology expert to speak at North Dakota State University

Mark Mills, co-founder of a software-centric energy-tech venture fund, will speak at Richard H. Barry Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

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FARGO — A technology expert is set to speak at North Dakota State University as part of the Sheila and Robert Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth.

Mark Mills, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and co-founder of Montrose Lane, a software-centric energy-tech venture fund, will give an address titled “Technology and the Future: The ’20s Will (Yet) Roar.”

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Mark Mills, co-founder of a software-centric energy-tech venture fund, will speak at Richard H. Barry Hall on the NDSU campus on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

The talk will be held at Richard H. Barry Hall at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, followed by a reception with light hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m, according to a news release.

The event is free and open to the public.

Mills will draw on his new book, “The Cloud Revolution: How the Convergence of New Technologies Will Unleash the Next Economic Boom and a Roaring 2020s,” to illuminate a radical and optimistic vision for what’s coming next.


The first 100 attendees will receive a free copy of the book.

People can attend in person or online via Zoom. For more information on the event and how to register for the livestream, visit

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