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AGENDA :: UNIVERSITY STARTUPS CONFERENCE

March 20 to 21, 2014
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC


NOTE: This Agenda will be updated periodically; panel/showcase dates and time, panels and speakers may change without notice as the conference develops. All listed speakers are confirmed.



THURSDAY, March 20, 2014

TIME
7:30 am - 8:30 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am - 8:40 am

University Startups Conference Committee Welcome

8:40 am - 8:50 am

KEYNOTE:

Javier Saade
Office of Investment and Innovation
Small Business Administration

8:50 am - 9:35 am

PANEL: STATE STARTUP AND SBIR PROGRAMS

9:35 am - 10:20 am

University Startup Portfolio Showcases 2

  • Andrew Koopman, New York University
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    • COMPANIES SHOWCASED: Aria Neurosciences, BeneVir Biopharm, CytoDel Technologies, Inthera Biosciences, Oculogica
  • Alicia Loffler, Northwestern University
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    • COMPANIES SHOWCASED: Aurasense Therapeutics, Narrative Science, Naurex, NuMat Technologies, SiNode Systems, Tangible Haptics
  • Jim O'Connell, University of Miami
  • Chris Fender, University of Missouri
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    • COMPANIES SHOWCASED: Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, ImpeDx Diagnostics, Proactive Sense, Thermavant Technologies, Viator Technologies
  • Sita Pappu, Washington State University
  • Jim Roberts, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
10:20 am - 10:30 am

KEYNOTE:
MaryJo Waits
Director; Social, Economic and Workforce Programs
National Governors Association

10:30 am - 11:10 am AM Break and Meeting Time
11:10 am - 11:55 am

Corporate Reverse Showcases 4

11:55 am - 12:05 am

KEYNOTE:

Bobby Franklin
New President and CEO
National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

12:05 am - 12:50 pm

PANEL: Global 1000 and VCs

12:50 pm - 1:00 pm

KEYNOTE:

James Thompson
Global Partnership and Innovation Initiative
US Department of State

1:00 pm - 2:40 pm LUNCH and Meeting Time
2:40 pm - 3:25 pm

PANEL: Universities and VCs

Hosted by the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

3:25 pm - 4:10 pm

PANEL: Global 1000: Life Sciences

4:10 pm - 4:40 pm PM Break and Meeting Time
4:40 pm - 4:50 pm

KEYNOTE

Rich Bendis
Innovation America
President and CEO,
BioHealth Innovation

4:50 pm - 5:40 pm

PANEL: Global 1000: Physical Sciences,  Energy, and IT

5:40 pm - 5:50 pm

KEYNOTE:

Jamie Rhodes
Vice-Chair, Board of Directors
Angel Capital Association (ACA)

5:50 pm - 6:35 pm

PANEL: University and Angel Investors

6:35 pm WRAP UP


FRIDAY, March 21, 2014

TIME
7:30 am - 8:20 am Registration and Breakfast
8:20 am - 8:30 am

KEYNOTE:

Grace Wang
Division Director, IIP
National Science Foundation (NSF)

8:30 am - 8:40 am

KEYNOTE:

Matthew Portnoy
NIH SBIR/STTR Program Manager
Director, Division of Special Programs
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

8:40 am - 8:50 am

KEYNOTE:

Manny Oliver
Director, SBIR/STTR Programs
Department of Energy

8:50 am - 9:00 am

KEYNOTE:

Joseph Grant
SBIR/STTR Program Manager
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

9:00 am - 9:45 am

PANEL: SBIR Panel

9:45 am - 10:30 am

PANEL: What's New in University Startup Funding

10:30 am - 11:05 am AM Break/Meeting Time
11:05 am - 11:15 am

KEYNOTE

H. Timothy Hsiao
Office of Science and Technology
USAID

11:15 am - 11:25 am

KEYNOTE

Jason Day
Office of Rep. Daniel Lipinski

11:25 am - 12:10 pm

PANEL: What's New in University Startup Creation Programs

12:10 pm - 12:55 pm

PANEL: NIH Centers for Accelerated Innovation

12:55 pm - 1:05 pm

Keynote

Chuck Wessner
Director, Program on Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
National Academies of Science

1:05 pm - 1:15 pm

Keynote

Gregg Bayes-Brown
Editor
Global University Venturing

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Lunch/Meeting Time

2:15 pm - 2:25 pm

KEYNOTE:

Paul Sanberg
President
National Academy of Inventors
2:25 pm - 3:10 pm

PANEL: University Approaches to Entrepreneurial Activities and Startups

Hosted by the National Academy of Inventors

3:10 pm - 3:55 pm

PANEL: i-Corps

3:55 pm - 4:10 pm PM Break/Meeting Time
4:10 pm - 4:55 pm

PANEL: Crowdfunding

4:55 pm - 5:15 pm

PANEL: NCET2/AUTM Startup Map and Database

5:15 pm - 5:30 pm Wrap-up & End of University Startups Conference

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