U-I Engagement Outside Major Metropolitan Areas

May 21-23, 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.

CONFIRMED  SPEAKERS

ABOUT THE EVENT

Hosted by the University of Arkansas

Alex Primis, Thermo Fisher

Amy Jo Jenkins, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Andrei Iancu, USPTO

Andrew Crain, University of Georgia

Anthony Boccanfuso, UIDP

Bob Beitle, University of Arkansas

Bob Wilhelm, University of Nebraska

Bobby Franklin, National Venture Capital Association

Brad Fenwick, Elsevier

Bradley Fravel, Virginia Tech

Brian Darmody, AURP

Carey Olson, J.B. Hunt

Charles Riordan, University of Delaware

Chinonye Whitley, National Science Foundation

Christine Thiesing, SCRA

Clara Asmail, Department of Energy

Cynthia Sagers, Arizona State University

Cynthia Sides, University of Arkansas

Dan Hoffman, Invest Nebraska Corporation

Dan Sui, University of Arkansas

Daniel Calto, Elsevier

Deborah Buszard, University of British Columbia

Dwayne Tannant, University of British Columbia

Heidi Medford, Washington State University

Jackie Serviss, University of Waterloo

Javier Reyes, West Virginia University

Jeff Fortin, Penn State University

Jennifer Tedman Jones, Mitacs

Jim Baker, Michigan Tech University

WORKSHOP AGENDA

6 a.m.

Breakfast at the Chancellor Hotel
For registered hotel guests in Eureka AB rooms

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8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Conference Check-In / Registration
Reynolds Center Atrium

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9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.   

UIDP Academy Workshop: Using Research Data to Enhance Collaborations
Willard Walker Hall WJWH 203

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12:55 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Conference Welcome
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Fireside Chat with USPTO Director Andrei Iancu
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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1:45 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Workshop Goals and Expected Outcomes
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

The Role of Industry and Universities in Advancing Collaborations Outside Major Metro Areas
John Deere & Iowa State
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Break

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3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Bringing Venture Capital to Areas Beyond Major Metropolitan Areas
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Automation and the Future of Work: Rethinking Workforce Development for Non-metropolitan Areas
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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5 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.

Workshop Dissemination Strategies
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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5:25 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Closing Comments
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Load Buses and Drive to Sassafras Springs
Harmon Avenue

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6:30 – 9 p.m.

Wine Tasting and Reception with Heavy Hors D'oeuvres
Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery

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7:30 – 9 p.m.

Buses Return to the Chancellor Hotel

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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

Jim Martin, Mississippi State University

Joe Shields, Ohio University

John Glazer, Ohio University

Joseph Heppert, Texas Tech University

Julie Olsen, University of Arkansas

Kelechi Okere, Elsevier

Kenneth Sewell, Oklahoma State University

Kevin Byrne, TUFF

Krishan Arora, National Institutes of Health

Krista Mallory, Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission

Laura Frerichs, University of Illinois

Laura Schoppe, Fuentek

Lisa Lorenzen, Iowa State University

Liz Schenk, UIDP

Louise Epstein, Walton Family Foundation

Mark Schmidt, John Deere

Martin Cronin, Patriot One Technologies

Matthew Roberts, Ohio University

Mike Harvey, Northwest Arkansas Council

Mike Paulus, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Mitch Horowitz, Teconomy

Patricia Bou, CannonDesign

Patrick Christiansen, Inova

Paul Copeland, Rutgers University

Peter Dorhout, Kansas State University

Ryan Anderson, University of Nebraska

Stacey Patterson, University of Tennessee

Steve Blair, CannonDesign

Steven Morgan, Carilion Clinic

Teresa Mayer, Virginia Tech

Terri Goss Kinzy, Western Michigan University

Todd Cleland, University of Washington

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6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Full Breakfast at the Chancellor Hotel
For registered hotel guests in Eureka AB rooms

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7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Buses from hotel to RCED

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7:30 a.m.

Registration/Check-in

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8 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.

Welcome & Recap of Day 2
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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8:10 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.

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

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9:10 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Communicating with Potential Shareholders and Building 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. – 12:35 p.m.

Intro to Table Topics

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12:35 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Pick up Lunch

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12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch and Table Topic Discussions
RCED 103

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1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

General Discussion and Conclusion
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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2:15 p.m.

Workshop Concludes

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2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Post Workshop Event – Tool-Kit Development Session
RCED 103

Day 3: Thursday, May 23

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Day 2: Wednesday, May 22

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6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Full Breakfast at the Chancellor Hotel
For registered hotel guest in Eurka AB rooms

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7 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Buses from the Chancellor Hotel to RCED

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7 a.m. – Noon

Check-In and Registration
RCED Atrium

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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.

Opportunities for Economic Development in Southwest Virginia through University-Industry Collaborations
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. – 12:30 p.m.

Pick up Lunch

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12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Working Lunch & 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 103

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Clinical Trials
RCED 117

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1:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Transition to Breakout Sessions #2

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1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions #2

Start Your AMMO
RCED 202

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Industry-Sponsored External Training for Students
RCED 203

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Driving Alignment Between University Projects and Corporate Priorities Outside of the Corporation's Geographic Footprint
RCED 111

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Maximizing Impact in the Face of Resource Scarcity
RCED 117

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Toolkit Contents
RCED 103

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2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Break – Ice Cream Social
Shollmier Plaza

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3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Report Outs from Breakout Sessions
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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3:45 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

The Rise of the Rest: Creating Vibrant Innovation Ecosystems Outside of Major Metropolitan Areas through University 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.

Closing Comments
RCED 120 - Auditorium

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5:45 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Load Buses

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6 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Bus Travel to Bentonville

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6:45 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 the Chancellor Hotel
Shuttle Style, Every 30 Minutes

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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