LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A grand opening will be held this week for the conference center at Nebraska Innovation Campus, the new research and technology park on Lincoln's old Nebraska State Fairgrounds.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey Perlman will make remarks at the grand opening Thursday.
The center provides multi-functional meeting and collaboration space that includes a 400-seat auditorium, 400-seat banquet room, eight breakout rooms and five catering options.
The Innovation Campus is designed to be a public-private partnership with a plan to be comprised of over 2.2 million sq. ft. of research, meeting and office space at full capacity, with up to 5,000 people working on the campus.