U-I Engagement Outside Major Metropolitan Areas

May 20-23, 2019   |  Fayetteville, Arkansas

The University of Arkansas and UIDP are hosting an NSF-supported workshop in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The workshop brings together thought-leaders from academic, corporate, government and non-profit sectors to discuss and consider practical and effective strategies that can be used to propel university-industry partnerships and advance local innovation ecosystems.

SUBMIT

CONFIRMED  SPEAKERS

ABOUT THE EVENT

Hosted by the University of Arkansas

Aaron Kleiner, Microsoft
Alan November, TedX
Alex Gao, Samsung
Alex Goryachev, Cisco Innovation Centers
Angie Florentine, UIDP
Anne O'Donnell, UC San Diego
Arturo Pizano, Siemens
Barbara Casey, Cisco
Barry Johnson, NSF
Bob Hardy, COGR
Brad Fenwick, Elsevier
Brad Lukanic, AIA; CannonDesign
Brad Roberts, Xinova
Brian Standen, BASF
Brooke Groves-Anderson, Stanford
Cary Gooding, Cisco
Charles Adelsheim, Varian
Cherise Bernard, Spotify
Chris Ramming, VMWare
Colleen Burrus, Princeton
Damon James, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Dan Kramer, The Ohio State University
David Allsopp, University of South Florida
Deb Stokes, Dell
Dennis Fortner, Carnegie Mellon
Ed Felten, Princeton
Elaine Brock, UIDP
Eli Khazzam, NJEDA
Elizabeth Bruce, Microsoft
Eric C. Smith, UC San Diego
Gaylene Anderson, BI
Gert Lanckriet, Amazon Music
Goran Matijasevic, UC Irvine
Greg Akers, Cisco
Heather Bragg, CMU
Helena Duef, Elsevier
Holly Flak-Krzesinski, Elsevier
Ida Shum, Samsung
Jason Meyer
Jay Walsh, Northwestern University

WORKSHOP AGENDA

8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Conference Check-In / Registration

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9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.   

UIDP Academy Workshop: Using Research Data to Enhance Collaborations

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1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Lunch
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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2 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.

Conference Welcome
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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2:05 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Workshop Goals and Expected Outcomes
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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2:15 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Fireside Chat - Andrei Iancu
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

The Role of Large Firms in Advancing Collaborations Outside Major Metro Areas
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Break

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4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

The Future of Work at the Human Technology Frontier
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

TBD
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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5:30 p.m. – 5:35 p.m.

Day 1 Recap
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Load Buses and Drive to Sassafras Springs

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6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Wine Tasting, Reception & Dinner
Sassafras Springs Vineyard and Winery

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7:15 – 9 p.m.

Buses Depart for Fayetteville
Shuttle Style

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8:30 – 9 p.m.

Last Bus to Fayetteville

Day 1: Tuesday, May 21

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SPONSORS

UIDP26 is hosted by Cisco Systems in partnership with Princeton University.

LOGISTICS

Jeffrey Boyce, SUNYRF
Jennifer Rexford, Princeton
Jim Bray, Northeastern University
JoAnn Washam Winson, IBM
Joe Jankowski, Case Western Unviersity
John McLaughlin, University of Michigan
John Zhang, Dartmouth
Josh Star-Lack, Varian Medical
Juliana Deans, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Karen Matthys, Stanford
Karina Edmonds, Google
Kathleen Richard, Optum
Kelechi Okere, Elsevier
Kim Jacobs, University of Florida
Lin Zhou, IBM
Liz Kennell, UIDP
Maciej Kranz
Mark Schmidt, Deere & Company
Mary Beth Campbell, Caltech
Mary Jo Meyer, Givaudan
Melanie Saldana, Google
Michael O'Gorman, Cisco
Mike Walsh, NC State
Mindy Suissa Cohen, Higher Talent
Nerissa Draeger, Lam Research
Pablo Debenedetti, Princeton
Praful Kulkarni, CannonDesign
Pramod Khargonekar, UC Irvine
Renee Patton, Cisco
Rick Jacubinas, Solvay
Rob Lowe, Wellspring
Scott Sedberry, Texas Instruments
Serpil Bayraktar, Cisco
Shane Knapp, UC Berkeley
Thomas Kirsch, Givaudan
Tony Boccanfuso, UIDP
Tony Jeffs, Cisco

Vivek Wadhwa, Carnegie Mellon
Vyas Sekar, CMU CyLab
Yves Bergquist, USC
Zora Yafai, Cisco

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7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Buses from hotel to RCED

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8 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Welcome & Recap of Day 2
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Okanagan, British Columbia : A Case Study in Non-Metropolitan University Industry Engagement
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Communication Strategies – how best to communicate with potential shareholders and build support from within organizations
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Break

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10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Entrepreneurship and University Start-ups

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11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Strategic Role of the Federal Government in Supporting the  University Innovation Ecosystem
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Get Lunch

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12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch and Presentation - Bringing Venture Capital to areas beyond the major metropolitan areas
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

General Discussion and Conclusion
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Post Workshop Event -Tool-Kit Development Session
Breakout Rooms

Day 3: Thursday, May 23

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Day 2: Wednesday, May 22

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7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Buses from Hotel to RCED

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7 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Breakfast
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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7:30 a.m. – Noon

Check-In and Reception
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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8 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.

Welcome and Day 1 Recap
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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8:10 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.

Case Study - Va Tech Carillon and Valleys Innovation Council
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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9:10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

Role of Government Labs in Advancing University-Industry collaborations
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Maximizing the Outcomes of U-I Visits
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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10:40 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Break

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11:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

Catalyzing University-Industry Collaborations Through Strategic Facility Construction, Design and Financing
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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12:10 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Breakout Overview
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions #1

Students as Conduits between University and Industry
RCED 202

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Engaging Researchers on and off Campus to Nurture Sustainable Corporate Partnerships
RCED 203

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Structuring to Maximize External Engagement
RCED 111

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Promotion of Local Economic Development
RCED 111

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Clinical Trials
RCED 117

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1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Break - Ice Cream Social

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2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions #2

Students as Conduits between Industry and Academia (Repeated session)
RCED 202

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Engaging Researchers on and off Campus to Nurture Sustainable Corporate Partnerships (Repeated Session)
RCED 203

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TBD
RCED 111

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Maximizing Impact in the Face of Resource Scarcity
RCED 117

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The Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier
RCED 103

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3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Report Outs and Discussion from Breakouts
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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3:45 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

The Rise of the Rest: Creating Vibrant Local Innovation Ecosystems Outside of Major Metropolitan Areas: The Role of Anchor Institutions and Research Parks
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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4:40 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.

Role of Local Government and Regional Economic Development Groups in Advancing University-Industry Collaborations
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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5:40 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Day 2 Concluding Comments
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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5:45 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Load Buses

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6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Bus Travel to Bentonville

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6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Reception
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Buses Return to Fayetteville 
Shuttle Style

CONFIRMED  SPEAKERS

Alan Koncarevic, University of Chicago
Alicia Löeffler, Northwestern University
Andy Johns, UNC Chapel Hill
Angie Florentine, UIDP

Camille Noel, Varian Medical
Caralynn Collens, UI LABS
Carolyn Brougham, Northwestern University
Charles Adelsheim, Varian Medical
Charlotte Bell, Oxford
Chris Hewitt, BASF

Chris Muldrow, Colorado Boulder
Chris Townsend, Wellspring Worldwide
Coppelia Marincovic, Solvay

Crystal Leach, University of Georgia
Cynthia Sweet, Pittsburgh
Daniel Kramer, Ohio State University
Darin Bartholomew, Deere & Co.
Darlene Kitterman, UIC
David Liebovitz, University of Chicago Medicine

David Ramsey, Academic Analytics
Debashish Chakravarthy, Medline

Denise Snyder, Duke
Derek Newton, University of Toronto
Dimitra Georganopolou, Northwestern University
Dushyant Pathak, UC Davis
Elaine Brock, UIDP

Elise Carbonaro Kim, Maryland
Elizabeth Adams, UIDP
Ellen Kosik-Williams, Corning
Frank Naeymi-Rad, Intelligent Medical Objects

Geanie Umberger, Purdue
George Langen, University of Chicago
Gretchen Baier, Dow
Jackie Serviss, University of Waterloo
Jay Walsh, Northwestern University
Jeffrey Masters, Northwestern University
Jim Bray, Northwestern University

Jim Hermann, Cour Pharmaceutical
Jim Konrad, Northwestern University
Judy Kelly, IBM
Julio Ottino, Northwestern University

Karen Heidelberger, Deerfield Management
Keith Marcinowski, J.M. Smucker Company
Keith Spencer, GSK

Kristin Barrett, University of Chicago
Lauren Hackett, Vanderbilt
Leah Burton, NC State University
Leigh Thompson, Kellogg School of Management



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SPONSORS

Leon Carayannopoulos, Celgene
Lisa Lorenzen, Iowa State
Lisa Dhar, Northwestern University
Liz Kennell, UIDP

Mark Ralph, Boehringer Ingelheim
Mark Schmidt, Deere & Co.
MaryJo Chamberlain-Tharp, AbbVie
Matt Bartman, CMU
Megan Brogan, Facebook

Melinda Muenich, Huron
Meredith Rosenberg, Chartwells
Michael Amiridis, UIC

Michael Carr, UIC
Michael Ludwig, University of Chicago
Michael Wasielewski, Northwestern University

Mike Matthews, EMD Group
Mindy Cohen, Higher Talent

Nadeem Zafar, Chartwells - Compass Group
Neil Weissman, MedStar Health Research Institute
Nimesh Jhaveri, Walgreens Company
Pete Beckman, Argonne National Laboratory
Peter Ellingson, Procter & Gamble
Peter Hoffman, Boeing
Phil Hockberger, Northwestern University
Priya Baboo, Penn State
Rajiv Dhawan, Samsung

Richard Lieber, SRAL
Richard Muisener, Evonik
Richard Minshall, UIC

Robert Lowe, Wellspring Worldwide
Robin Beach, University of Illinois
Ronda Hamm, Corteva Agriscience

Roxana Malene, Northwestern University
Sacha Patera, Dartmouth
Scott Johnson, Varian Medical
Shankar Subramanian, AbbVie
Sharon Markman, University of Chicago
Sierra Clark, NU

Simran Trana, Corteva
Stephen Harsy, Arizona

Stuart Horowitz, WIRB-Copernicus Group
Sunny Elebua, Exelon

Suresh Sunderrajan, Argonne National Laboratory
Suzanne DeMers, Rochester
Thomas Kirsch, Givaudan
Tony Boccanfuso, UIDP
Wade Brown, Novartis

Whitney Riley, Indiana

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