Big Fish to Fry: Computing

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Big Fish to Fry: Computing

Exploring big ideas in white spaces that will be important over the next decade

By 5 Lakes + MRUN

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022 · 7 - 10am PST



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Keynote Chat

Intel in Ohio: Opportunities for the Region

Hear about how Intel's recently announced $20 billion investment in a new chip-making facility in Ohio could impact the entire region:

Mary Bunzel, Executive Director, International Academy of Automation Engineering; Manufacturing IOT Council Leader for Intel

Phil Marzolf, Chief Commercialization Officer, Arieca; Adjunct Professor, Carnegie Mellon University; Entrepreneur in Residence, University of Pittsburgh

Asif Naseem, Technology Executive who most recently led and steered the exit of PDS to Converge Technology Solutions; MIT M+ Vision Visiting Fellow; Adjunct Professor, Michigan State University

Keynote Chat

Midwest Quantum: Strategies for Growth

Learn about the emerging Quantum landscape and how the Midwest can play in this exciting area:

Pranav Gokhale, CEO and Co-founder, Labs

Mack Kira, Director, Midwest Quantum Collaboratory and Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan

Kate Waimey Timmerman, Executive Director, Chicago Quantum Exchange

Ecosystem Spotlight

Get ideas about resources for Computing startups, students and other ecosystem players:


Participants will have the opportunity to join 2 networking sessions

Info about Big Fish to Fry organizers: Kathleen Gallagher runs 5 Lakes Institute, which was started by John Byrnes, the Institute's Chairman and the founder of Mason Wells. Midwest Research University Network, (MRUN) is run by Tim Honaker, a successfu entrepreneur who spent 15 years commercializing research at the University of Chicago.

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5 Lakes + MRUN

Shrinking geography; accelerating research commercialization.