Community Invited to Opening of New Florida Tech Institute

MELBOURNE, FLA. — A reception to announce Florida Tech’s new Activity Based Total Accountability (ABTA) Institute will take place Thursday, Oct. 23, from 1
to 3 p.m. Open to the public, the reception will take place in the John T. and Martha A. Hartley Room on the second floor of the Denius Student Center.

The institute’s mission is to provide and promote simplified accountability measures and cost/performance comparisons for effective decision making by
government leaders.

The center’s director is Deborah Sater Carstens, Ph.D., an associate professor of management information systems in the College of Business. She says,
“Accountability in government is achieved only when total costs are considered in light of all activities performed by agencies. A standard system of
measurement is needed to successfully track total costs.”

To R.S.V.P., call (321) 674-7396.

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