SciTech Northwest ’16 is the region’s first science and technology expo that highlights the latest innovations in cyber/data analytics, clean energy, and biotechnology from three premier Washington research institutions. In partnership with the Technology Alliance, inventors and commercialization experts from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Washington, and Washington State University will showcase more than 15 exciting new technologies with hands-on demonstrations. Attendees from businesses, industry, and universities will learn about opportunities for collaboration and technology licensing. This event includes featured speaker Matt McIlwain, Managing Director of Madrona Venture Group, with refreshments courtesy of intellectual property law firm Klarquist.
This is a free event for research and technology professionals from science & technology related businesses, start-ups, research institutions, and investment entities.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The Edgewater Hotel, 2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121
3:30 pm: Registration & Networking
3:50 pm: Welcoming Remarks
4:00 – 4:25 pm: "What's Old is New Again: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Gene Gun DNA Vaccines," Deborah Fuller, Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington and Division Chief at the Washington National Primate Research Center
4:30 – 4:55 pm: “Continuous Cybersecurity Monitoring Techniques in the Smart Grid,” Adam Hahn, Assistant Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University
5 – 5:30 pm: Featured speaker Matt McIlwain, Madrona Venture Group
5:35 – 6 pm: “Innovation Collaboration Makes Unicorns and Dragons,” Rosemarie Truman, Director of Innovation Impact, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
6:05 - 6:30 pm: "Urban Analytics and Responsible Data Science," Bill Howe, Associate Professor in the Information School, Adjunct Associate Professor in Computer Science & Engineering, and Associate Director of the UW eScience Institute, University of Washington
6:35 – 6:55 pm: “Food for Future Sustainability: WSU’s Role in the Revolution of Animal Biotechnology,” Jon M. Oatley, Director, Center for Reproductive Biology, Associate Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences, Washington State University
7 pm: Adjourn
Space is limited; please register in advance.
Directions to the Edgewater Hotel: http://www.edgewaterhotel.com/directions.aspx