Events

Calit2 Igniting Technology
- - UTC
Location

University of California, Irvine
4100 Calit2 Building
Irvine, CA 92697
United States

Description

Partner Michael Guiliana will be moderating an exciting session titled “Ignite Your Innovation” on May 29, 2014, at the Calit2 Building Auditorium at the University of California, Irvine.

In partnership with Gov. Jerry Brown's GO-Biz UC Innovation Series, this event highlights a wide range of programs, from the university to regional and state levels, which are nourishing a new ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Join us to learn more about:

  • UCI's recent consolidation and centralization of efforts to accelertate technology transfer and research commercialization;
  • California's Office of Business and Economic Development initiatives to foster innovation and strengthen the state's competitive foothold in the global marketplace;
  • Orange county's iHub role as an "honest broker," matching promising ideas, concepts and businesses with proven resources;
  • Local launchpads, incubators, funding streams and other resources that engage, support and accelerate startups in and around the university

Agenda:         

5:00 pm Registration, Calit2 Building Atrium

5:30 pm Presentations, Calit2 Building Auditorium

7:00 pm UCI Innovation and Entrepreneur Showcase and Networking Dinner, Calit2 Building Atrium/Courtyard

Speakers:

Howard Gillman, UCI Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Louis Stewart, GO-Biz Deputy Director for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Peter Gardner, Startgrid founder and CEO

Matthew Jenusaitis, OCTANe President and CEO

Tony Tolentino, Blackstone Charitable Foundation Program Director

David Ochi, Antrepreneur Center Executive Director

Charlie Baecker, The Don Beall Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Director

Nizan Friedman, Flint Rehabilitation CEO

Visit www.calit2.uci.edu for registration details.

No CLE credit available