Southwest I-Corps Conference

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Texas A&M University Mays Business School @ CityCentre

842 W. Sam Houston Parkway North

Houston, TX 77024

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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



NEARBY HOTELS

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


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


Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE
800 Sorella Court, Houston, TX 77024
713-973-1600 • hotelsorella-citycentre.com

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Texas A&M University Mays Business School @ CityCentre

842 W. Sam Houston Parkway North

Houston, TX 77024

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