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Southwest I-Corps Conference

Southwest I-Corps

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Friday, October 26, 2018 at 3:30 PM (CDT)

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Southwest I-Corps Conference Ended Free  

Event Details

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018  •  5:30 – 8:00pm
Reception and Dinner
(Eddie V's Prime Seafood, 12848 Queensbury Lane, Houston, TX 77024)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018  •  8:00am – 3:30pm
Texas A&M University Mays Business School @ CityCentre
(842 W Sam Houston Parkway North, Houston, TX 77024, Lecture Hall 224)

8:00am  •  Breakfast and Conference

8:30am  •  Opening Remarks and Welcome

8:40am  •  Southwest I-Corps Node Update
Accomplishments and Priorities

8:50am  •  Southwest I-Corps Partner Initiatives
Node Partner representatives speak about upcoming I-Corps initiatives at their institutions.

9:15am  •  I-Corps Opportunities: Other Federal Agencies

9:45am  •  Opportunities Available for Post I-Corps Teams

10:15am  •  Break

10:45am  •  Panel Discussion: "Site Initiatives – How can Southwest I-Corps Support Sites?"
Selected Site representatives will discuss upcoming initiatives and how the Southwest Node can support. Open discussion to follow on future Node/Site engagement strategies.

12:00pm  •  Working Lunch: I-Corps Update from the National Science Foundation
Current and future plans for I-Corps, outcomes, success metrics, and what's next.

1:00pm  •  Concurrent Roundtable Sessions (25 minutes each)
Room 1 – "Regional Program Curriculum and Deployment – Successes and Challenges"
Room 2 – "Team Recruitment and Mentor Identification Strategies"

2:00pm  •  Break

2:15pm  •  Concurrent Roundtable Sessions (25 minutes each)
Room 1 – "Funding and Sustainability Strategies"
Room 2 – "Marketing and Communications Strategies"

3:15pm  •  Closing Remarks and Wrap Up

3:30pm  •  Conference Adjourns


Candlewood Suites Houston CityCentre I-10 West
10503 Town and Country Way, Houston, TX 77024
713-464-2677  •

Four Points by Sheraton Houston – CITYCENTRE
10655 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77024
281-501-4600  •

Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE
800 Sorella Court, Houston, TX 77024
713-973-1600  •

Have questions about Southwest I-Corps Conference? Contact Southwest I-Corps

When & Where

Texas A&M University Mays Business School @ CityCentre
842 W. Sam Houston Parkway North
Houston, TX 77024

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Friday, October 26, 2018 at 3:30 PM (CDT)

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Southwest I-Corps

Southwest I-Corps is a hub for education, infrastructure and research to engage academic scientists and engineers in innovation. Through the combined entrepreneurial experience and research capabilities of five leading research institutions in Texas, Southwest I-Corps supports and connects young scientists, leading faculty and the greater business community across the Texas and Southwest region in testing their funded research for potential commercial applications through national and regional I-Corps™ programming. 

Together, we are spurring innovation.

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