Wells Fargo Presents the Greater San Marcos Innovation Summit
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Online ticket sales have closed. General Admission tickets will be available at the door for $100. Cash, checks and credit cards will accepted.
The Greater San Marcos region is rapidly becoming a hub of innovation for the Austin-San Antonio Corridor. Join the Greater San Marcos Partnership and Texas State University as technology and economic development experts from the region discuss Greater San Marcos' progress and look ahead to the future. The 2nd Annual Greater San Marcos Innovation Summit presented by Wells Fargo will feature a Keynote Speech from Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, Matt Erskine, an address from Texas State University President Dr. Denise Trauth with a look at the research and innovation taking place at Texas State University and STAR Park, and panels from regional experts on the role that the Hays and Caldwell Counties region play in the tech ecosystem. Lunch will be provided.
During the event, the winner of the 2nd Annual Burdick Award presented by Richards Rodriguez & Skeith LLP will be announced. New this year, nominations for the award are open to all companies with operations in Hays or Caldwell Counties who are using technology in an innovative way to grow their business. Read the full announcement here.
Nominees for the Richards Rodriguez & Skeith LLP 2nd annual Burdick Award
Be a part of the conversation on Twitter using #GSMInnovation14!
Registration, Networking & Breakfast
Welcome remarks with San Marcos Mayor Daniel Guerrero, Hays County Commissioner Will Conley, Mark Curry of Wells Fargo, and Peter French.
Texas State University “State of Innovation” Address by University President, Dr. Denise Trauth.
Keynote Speech with updated speaker, Matt Erskine, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development and Chief Operating Officer for the Economic Development Administration.
An Inside Look at STAR Park with Stephen Frayser, Director of STAR Park.
Panel: TXST: A Catalyst for the New Economy with moderator John Garrett, Publisher and Founder of Community Impact Newspaper, John Huber (Corvac Composites), Justin Sumner (MircroPower Global), and more to come.
Panel: Building the Innovation Corridor with moderator Heather Ladage, Publisher of the Austin Business Journal, Celina Pena (Accion Texas), Dan Bates (Southwest Research Institute), Stephen Coulston (Broaddus & Associates) and more to come.
Lunch and the presentation of the Richards Rodriguez & Skeith LLP 2nd Annual Burdick Award
Join us following the program for an exclusive look at STAR Park's first facility, STAR One. See up close the work that is helping put the Greater San Marcos region on the map for talent and ideas.
Thanks to our Sponsors!
BURDICK AWARD SPONSOR
For questions about the registration or payment system, contact Laurie Hartz at (512) 393-3400.
For more information on sponsorships, contact Victor Garza at (512) 393-3404.
To request press credentials, contact Ashley Hardy at (512) 660-0808.