THANK YOU SPONSORS, SPEAKERS, AND ATTENDEES FOR A GREAT SUMMIT!
SPEAKER LINEUP ON NOVEMBER 15-16, 2017:
KEYNOTE: David S. Bem, Ph.D., Vice President, Science & Technology and Chief Technology Officer, PPG
Gerard Baillely, Vice President, Research & Development, The Procter & Gamble Company
Chris Boeckerman, Innovation Leader/Change Agent, The Procter & Gamble Company
Edward C. Greer, Ph.D., Corporate Technology Scout, Ventures & Business Development, The Dow Chemical Company
Kevin D. Wyndham, Ph.D., Director Research & Development, Waters Corporation
Hirofumi Zenkoh, General Manager, Next Generation Business Development Division, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Sanjay Gupta, Ph.D., Vice President and Regional Head of Corporate Innovation Division, Evonik
Avi Spier, Ph.D., Director, BD&L, Search and Evaluation Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research (NIBR)
Katherine Bowdish, Ph.D., Vice President Global R&D and Head of Sunrise Ventures Sanofi
Julius Knowles, Partner, Innovation Fund, Partners HealthCare
Steffen Helmling, Ph.D., VP of Business Development, X-Chem, Inc.
Christopher Rosenthal, Manager, Business Building and New Ventures, Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd. (TOK)
Kate Dewey, President, The Forbes Funds (TFF)
Sanna Gaspard, Ph.D., Founder & CEO Rubitection, Inc., interviewed by Madeleine Jacobs, Former Executive Director and CEO, ACS
Mark Kline, Ph.D., Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, X-Therma, Inc.
Dan Daly, Ph.D., Director, Alabama Innovation & Mentoring of Entrepreneur Center
Dan Kunitz, Director, DC I-Corps Accelerator, The George Washington University
Anita J. La Salle, Ph.D., Program Director, Division for Computer and Network Systems (CNS), National Science Foundation
Katie Polk, Associate Director, Segment Marketing, PPG, Woodcare
William D. Provine, Ph.D., President & CEO, Delaware Innovation Space
Katherine E. Gibson, Chief Innovation Officer, Chemical Abstracts Service
Thomas A. Polcyn, Chair of IP Practice Group, Thompson Coburn LLP
Howard Lubert, Area President, Keiretsu Forum, Mid-Atlantic & South-East Region
Tony Stanco, Director, Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer and Commercialization
Robert Gruetzmacher, Ph.D., Startup Development Officer, NCET2 (Former Director of Technology Commercialization, DuPont)
Victoria Scarborough, Ph.D., Startup Development Officer, NCET2 (Former Program Director for the Global External Technology Team at Sherwin-Williams)
Glenn Vonk, Ph.D., Director of Business Development and Alliances, NCET2 (Former Director of Advanced Technology, BD)
Eric Breese, Evonik Venture Capital
Christine Copple, Angel Investor and Startup Development Officer, NCET2
Andrew Tucker, Corporate and Securities Attorney, Womble and Carlyle and Board of Directors, Washington DC ArchAngels