AGENDA

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY STARTUPS CONFERENCE & DEMO DAY

The event brings together a diverse audience of Fortune 500 corporations, Startup Development Officers (SDOs), university licensing and tech transfer officers, startup creation program managers, university researchers, faculty, federal labs, entrepreneurs, VCs, angel investors, policy leaders, and federal government agencies. The event provides an opportunity for the participants to align university IP and startups with Fortune 500 investor and corporate needs through NCET2's Startup Development Program that creates startups for Fortune 500 corporations from university and federal lab research.

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

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Day 1: May 1, 2018

7:30 am - 8:30 am   REGISTRATION OF SPEAKERS, PRESENTING STARTUPS, AND ATTENDEES
8:30 am - 8:40 am   WELCOME AND OPENING

8:40 am - 9:25 am

 

Introducing the Startup Development Program and the Startup Development Officers: Developing Startups and Commercializing IP

  • Glenn Vonk, NCET2
  • Victoria Scarborough, NCET2
  • Michael Blaustein, NCET2

9:25 am - 10:25 am

 

Demonstrating the IP2Startup Program: A Mock Development Session

A demonstration of the IP2Startup Program from submission of the IP to the development of the startup with universities, Startup Development Officers and Corporates

  • Moderated by: Glenn Vonk, NCET2
  • Todd Abrams, Temple University
  • Steve Nappi, Temple University
  • Victoria Scarborough, NCET2
  • Ria Ancheta-Adrias, NCET2
  • Jay Amarasekera, SABIC
  • Eric Breese, Evonik
10:25 am - 10:40 am   BREAK

10:40 am - 12:10 pm

 

National Angels (and Affiliates) Meetings with Startups, Universities, and Other Attendees
Fortune 500 Corporate Meetings with Startups, Universities, and Other Attendees

  • Evonik
  • SABIC
  • Pfizer
  • GE Ventures
  • Printpack
  • Henkel
  • TEL Venture Capital
  • DSM
  • Lubrizol
  • DuPont
  • Schlumberger
  • Magna
  • Ultratech
  • Michelman
  • Tyson Foods
  • Sumimoto
  • IBM
  • Hitachi Chemical America
12:10 pm - 2:10 pm  

LUNCH (on your own) and Corporate and University Meetings with Startup Development Officers

2:10 pm - 2:40 pm  

Growing NCET2: Key Partnerships to Showcase and Fund University Startups Across the Country

  • Jim Mawson, Global Corporate Venuturing
  • Dan Loague, DCArchAngels/National Angels (USA)
  • Tony Stanco, NCET2/National Angels (USA)
2:40 pm - 3:40 pm  

Corporate Reverse Showcase: Technology Scouting and Partnership Needs from NCET2 Corporate Member

  • Mark Shaw, Ultratech
  • Frank Klemens, DuPont
  • John Perkins, DSM
  • Jay Amarasekera, SABIC
  • Eric Breese, Evonik
  • Andrea Course, Schlumberger
3:40 pm - 3:50 pm   BREAK

3:50 pm - 6:00 pm

  Batch 1 of Demo Day Startup Presentations and Panel Feedback from NCET2 Startups Development Officers, Corporates, and Angels/VCs
6:00 pm - 6:10 pm  

Summarization of Day 1

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm   By-Invitation Only Dinner: NCET2 Corporate and University Membership
Day 2: May 2, 2018
7:30 am - 8:10 am   REGISTRATION OF SPEAKERS, PRESENTING STARTUPS, AND ATTENDEES
8:10 am - 8:20 am   Welcome of Day 2 and Recap of Day 1

8:20 am - 10:45 am

  Batch 2 of Demo Day Startup Presentations and Panel Feedback from NCET2 Startups Development Officers, Corporates, and Angels/VCs
10:45 am - 11:00 am  

BREAK

11:00 am - 11.45 am

 

Empowering Women in Startups and Venture Funding To Massively Increase Participation

  • Helena Wisniewski, University Of Alaska, Anchorage
  • Jennifer Shieh, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Karen Kerr, GE Ventures
  • Tracy VanGrack, Revolution
11:45 am - 1:45 pm  

LUNCH (on your own) and Corporate and University Meetings with Startup Development Officers

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm

 

National Angels (USA) (and Affiliates) Panel: Funding Industry-Aligned University Startups

  • Tony Stanco, NCET2/National Angels (USA)
  • Randall Reade, Washington DC ArchAngels
  • Robert Hisrich, Thunderbird Angel Network
  • Richard Goodman, Chemical Angel Network

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

 

Venture Capital Panel: Funding Startups in the U.S.

  • Steve Socolof, Tech Council Ventures
  • David Horowitz, Touchdown Ventures
  • Allen Dines, Wisconsin Investment and Strategic Capital (WISC) Partners
  • Anna Mason, Revolution, Rise of the Rest Seed Fund
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm   BREAK

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

 

Protecting your University IP: Federal Protection for Economic Espionage

Peter J. Lapp, Special Agent, Department of Justine/FBI

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

 

Policy Panel: New and Current Legislation to Support Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Joel Creswell, Legislative Assistant, Representative Dan Lipinski
  • Levi Patterson, Legislative Assistant, Representative Ben Ray Luján
  • Tanya Das, Legislative Assistant, Senator Chris Coons
  • Luke Newgaard, Legislative Assistant, Representative Daniel Webster
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm   Closing
     

 

SUBMISSION FORMS

Apply to the Startup Development Program by submitting IP today
SUBMIT IP
Apply for the next University Startups Demo Day by submitting your startup today
SUBMIT A STARTUP

Contact Us

To know more about the Startup Development Program and how to participate, email us at startupdevelopment@ncet2.org

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