Launch of Engineering Student Startup Center
Friday, October 11, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us in the lobby of Ghausi Hall on Friday October 11 for the launch of the Engineering Student Startup Center (ESSC), an on-campus space that will enable engineering student innovation at UC Davis. This special event is jointly organized by the UC Davis College of Engineering and BetaVersity.
The keynote speaker will be Tina Seelig, professor at the Stanford School of Engineering and the executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. Other invited speakers include Enrique J. Lavernia, dean of the College of Engineering; Bruce White, director of the Engineering Translational Technology Center (ETTC); Natalie Qabazard, president of the Engineering and Technology Entrepreneurship Club (E-TEC); and Lucas Arzola, founder and CEO of BetaVersity.
Following the inauguration, BetaVersity will run one-day hackathon sessions on October 12 and October 13 where students will learn how to best use the physical space and prototyping equipment in the ESSC, located in Academic Surge 2060. The weekend events will also feature mentoring sessions where students will learn about topics related to idea generation, prototype creation, and technology commercialization.
When & Where
A UC Davis College of Engineering and BetaVersity Joint Event
The UC Davis College of Engineering is a top-20 public university engineering program that is building upon a long-standing tradition of public service to provide innovative research and quality education that will make life better for everyone.
BetaVersity is a full-service consulting company that specializes in creating spaces and communities for technology design and entrepreneurship within universities and startup incubators.