UNIVERSITY STARTUPS & GLOBAL 1000 CONFERENCE

WASHINGTON, DC, APRIL 4-6, 2016

AGENDA


 

GENERAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND LOCATIONS

April 4

5:30 to 7:30 pm Congressional Reception on Capitol Hill

April 5 and 6

University Startups and Global 1000 Conference
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

 

Who Should Attend?

Individuals and companies interested to exchange ideas and know more about innovation and research commercialization including corporate venture and open innovation groups, the government, top research universities, University-Entrepreneurs, VCs, and angel investors for networking, discussions, and transactions.

 

 


 

This Agenda will be updated periodically. The panel dates and times, panels and speakers may change without notice as the conference develops. All listed speakers are confirmed.

MONDAY APRIL 4
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Reception for National Innovation, Tech Transfer and Venture Leaders at Congress

 

TUESDAY APRIL 5
7:30 am - 8:30 am

Registration

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Welcome

  • Tony Stanco
    Executive Director, NCET2
  • Glenn Vonk, PhD
    Corporate Innovation Strategic Advisor, NCET2; formerly BD Tech
  • Brian McIlroy, PhD
    Corporate Innovation Strategic Advisor, NCET2; formerly GE
  • Param Sreekanth
    Corporate Innovation Strategic Advisor, NCET2; formerly DuPont
  • Barbara Araneo, PhD
    Director of Strategy and Sourcing, Diabetes Research Unit, Novo Nordisk
  • Vickie Scarborough, PhD
    Program Director Global External Technology Team, Sherwin-Williams
  • Chris Varley
    External Science & Technology Programs, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Jay Amarasekera, PhD
    Senior Technology Manager, SABIC Ventures
9:00 am - 9:10 am

KEYNOTE

Grace Wang, PhD
Deputy Assistant Director for Engineering
National Science Foundation (NSF)

9:10 am - 9:20 am

KEYNOTE

Paul R. Zielinski
Director, Technology Partnerships Office
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and
Chair, Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer
9:20 am - 9:30 am

KEYNOTE

Mike Molnar
Director, Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

9:30 am - 9:40 am

KEYNOTE

Sanjiv Malhotra, PhD
Director
Clean Energy Investment Center (CEIC)
U.S. Department of Energy

9:40 am - 10:30 am PANEL: Congressional Initiatives on the National Research Commercialization Enterprise
  • Brian Crone, PhD
    Congressional Fellow, Rep. Ben Lujan, NM
  • Jason Day, PhD
    Legislative Director, Rep. Daniel Lipinski, IL
  • Andrew Mooney
    Legislative Assistant, Rep. Randy Hultgren, IL
  • Megan Thompson
    Legislative Assistant, Rep. Derek Kilmer, WA
  • Jon Cardinal
    Director of Economic Development, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, NY
10:30 am - 10:50 am

BREAK


10:50 am - 11:20 am

UNIVERSITY, VENTURE, and CORPORATE PANEL (Speakers to Be Announced)

Perspectives on What Congress and the Federal Government Could Do to Improve Research Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Programs like I-Corps, SBIR/STTR, Innovation Districts, Incubators, and Accelerators at Universities


11:20 am - 11:35 am

KEYNOTE

Christopher P. Austin, MD
Director
NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

11:35 am - 12:05 pm

PANEL: Translating Science to the Market -- An NIH Model

  • Nora Yang, PhD
    Director, Portfolio Management and Strategic Operations
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
  • Ron Scheule, PhD
    Vice President of Rare Disease Research, Sanofi Genzyme
  • Nader Halim, PhD
    Director, Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI), Pfizer
  • Henry Bryant, PhD
    Distinguished Research Fellow, Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Co
12:05 pm - 12:15 pm

KEYNOTE:

Carroll Thomas
Director
Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

 

12:15 pm - 2:00 pm LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

PANEL: University Alumni Economic Impact Studies

  • Annie Tomasini
    Director for Intergovernmental Relations, Harvard University
  • Erika Herz
    Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
    Darden School of Business, University of Virginia
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm PANEL: Innovation Districts Around Universities: The Pittsburgh Model
  • Scott Andes
    Senior Policy Analyst, Centennial Scholar Initiative, The Brookings Institution
  • Mark Kamlet, PhD
    University Professor of Economics and Public Policy; Provost Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Mark Redfern, PhD
    Vice Provost for Research, University of Pittsburgh
  • Kevin Acklin
    Chief of Staff, Mayor William Peduto, Pittsburgh
  • Rick McCullough, PhD
    Vice Provost for Research, Harvard University
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

PANEL: Global 1000 Corporations Working with Universities, Startups, Angels, and VCs

  • Sven Harmsen, PhD
    Principal, BASF Venture Capital America
  • Shriram Ramanathan, PhD
    Corporate Innovation, Evonik
  • Dana Lowell
    Director, Advanced Business Development, Faurecia xWorks
  • Andy O'Brien
    Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Jake Harrison, PhD
    University Relations and Open Innovation, Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center
  • Jake Latcham
    Venture Principal, Schlumberger
4:00 pm - 4:10 pm BREAK
4:10 pm - 4:20 pm

KEYNOTE

Stephen Ezell
Vice President, Global Innovation Policy
The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

4:20 pm - 4:30 pm

KEYNOTE: University Incubator/Accelerator/Co-Working Programs

Kirstie Chadwick
President and CEO
INBIA

4:30 pm - 4:40 pm

KEYNOTE: University Research Parks as Innovation and Entrepreneurship Zones

Charles D'Agostino
President
Association of University Research Parks (AURP)

4:40 pm - 4:50 pm

KEYNOTE: New Startup R&D Tax Credits as Funding for University Startups

Dean Zerbe
National Managing Director
Alliant Group

4:50 pm - 5:20 pm

PANEL: University Programs for Research Commercialization and University Startup Creation and Funding

  • Michael Chambers, PhD
    Assistant Vice President for Research Innovation, University of South Alabama
  • Jeanne Hossenlopp, PhD
    Vice President for Research and Innovation, Marquette University
  • Lisa Kuuttila
    CEO & Chief Economic Development Officer, STC.UNM
    University of New Mexico
  • Alexey Melishchuk
    Associate Director, Licensing, Drexel University
5:20 pm - 6:00 pm

PANEL: Bringing Research to Market through University-Entrepreneurs

  • Donald Rose, PhD
    Director, KickStart Venture Services, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Bill Loo, MD
    Stanford University, Founder and Board Member of TibaRay
  • Michael Van Ter Sluis
    Director, Innovation Services, NJ MarkerShift, New Jersey Innovation Institute
6:00 pm END OF DAY 1

 

WEDNESDAY APRIL 6
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am

KEYNOTE

Tobin (Toby) Smith
Vice-President for Policy
Association of American Universities

 

9:10 am - 9:20 am

KEYNOTE

Walter Valdivia, PhD
Fellow, Center for Technology Innovation
The Brookings Institution

 

9:20 am - 10:15 am

PANEL: The Corporate Commercialization Center Launch and University Startups Demo Day at Congress

  • Tony Stanco
    Executive Director, NCET2
  • Glenn Vonk, PhD
    Corporate Innovation Strategic Advisor, NCET2; formerly BD Tech
  • Brian McIlroy, PhD
    Corporate Innovation Strategic Advisor, NCET2; formerly GE
  • Param Sreekanth
    Corporate Innovation Strategic Advisor, NCET2; formerly DuPont
  • Barbara Araneo, PhD
    Director of Strategy and Sourcing, Diabetes Research Unit, Novo Nordisk
  • Vickie Scarborough, PhD
    Program Director Global External Technology Team, Sherwin-Williams
  • Chris Varley
    External Science & Technology Programs, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
10:15 am - 10:30 am BREAK
10:30 am - 11:15 am

PANEL: Global 1000 Corporations Working with Universities, Startups, Angels, and VCs

  • Jay Amarasekera, PhD
    Senior Technology Manager, SABIC Ventures
  • Werner Kaufmann, PhD
    Senior Manager Technology Scouting, BASF Corporation
  • Mark Pacelle
    Senior Director for Open Innovation, Philips Lighting
  • Eric Breese
    Principal, Evonik Venture Capital
  • Juan Becerra
    Vice President Business Development, GE Ventures
11:15 am - 11:25 am

KEYNOTE

Michael Weingarten
Program Director
National Cancer Institute - ‎NCI SBIR Development Center

11:25 am - 12:00 pm PANEL: Angels and VCS Working with Corporates to Invest in University Startups
  • Lee Groeschl
    Venture Executive-in-Residence
    TechGROWTH Ohio and Ohio University
  • Mark Levine
    Managing Director, Core Capital Partners
  • Ajit Singh, PhD
    Partner, Artiman Ventures
  • Steve Fredrick
    General Partner, Grotech Capital
  • Brittany Hargest
    Performance Manager, Greenspring Associates
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

PANEL: Innovation & Entrepreneurship at HBCUs: Feeding the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

  • Omar Muhammad
    Director, Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center, Morgan State University
  • Grant Warner, PhD
    Managing Director, HowU Innovate Initiative, Howard University
  • Wayne Szafranski
    Assistant Vice Chancellor for Outreach and Economic Development, North Carolina A&T State University
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

NSF Panel

  • Barry Johnson, PhD
    Director of the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships, Directorate for Engineering
    National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Ruth Shuman, PhD
    Program Director, SBIR/STTR, National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Andy Schwab, PhD
    President, First Flight Venture Center
  • Lydia McClure, PhD
    Program Director, Innovation Corps (I-Corps), Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships, National Science Foundation (NSF)
1:00 pm
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