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University Technology Transfer & Commercialization: Incentive, Infrastructure and Impact
A SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines Workshop
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Eagle's Lookout, SERC— THE college at Brockport
Early Registration Deadline: 2/28/19
Late Registration & Day-Of Registration: until 3/9/2019
The “University Technology Transfer and Commercialization” workshop is designed to contribute to the development and dissemination of knowledge on transferring and commercializing university technology to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in SUNY and other college campuses in the region. We have designed the workshop to discuss:
SUNY Invention Policy and Initiatives to encourage university innovation and entrepreneurship.
Best Practices in University Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer, including effective operations of university technology and entrepreneurship centers, university technology transfer and commercialization processes and service, and cultivating an innovative and entrepreneurial culture on college campuses.
An information session on National Science Foundation NSF I-Corps Node training program, designed to advance early stage commercialization of products in the STEM field developed by university students and faculty.
Panel discussion on “Founding Dos and Don’ts”. An expert panel consisting of startup founders to share lessons that they learned in the journey of founding their business, and to discuss potential avenues for more effective university-industry collaborations.
Entrepreneurial Development Activity Workshop. An action-oriented fun workshop to foster entrepreneurial thinking and creative solutions with small prizes given to winning participants.
|8:30 - 9:30 a.m.||Registration & Breakfast|
|9:00 - 9:30 a.m.||
President Heidi MacPherson, The College at Brockport, SUNY
Opening Keynote: SUNY Innovation Policy and Initiatives
Mr. Matthew Mroz, Director, Enterprise Technology Transfer, SUNY Research Foundation
|9:30 - 11:15 a.m.||
Session 1: Best Practices in University Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer
Mr. Chris Wiest, Brockport College Council, Former VP, Public Policy & Advocacy, Rochester Business Alliance, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
|11:15 - 11:30 a.m||Morning Break|
|11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.||
Session 2: NSF I-Corp Nodes on University Technology Commercialization
Mr. Matthew Spielmann, Senior Program Manager, AIN Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Rochester
|12:15 - 1:30 p.m.||
Lunch and Keynote Speech
Dr. Phillip Phan, Alonzo and Virginia Decker Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship, Carey Business School, Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
|1:30 - 3:00 p.m.||Session 3: Founding Dos and Don’ts
Dr. Sarfraz Mian, Chair and Professor of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship,
|3:00 - 3:15 p.m.||Afternoon Break|
|3:15 - 4:15 p.m.||
Entrepreneurial Development Activity Workshop
Dr. Bahman Radnejad, Assistant Prof. of Management, The College at Brockport, SUNY; Founder of 1388 Consulting, LLC.
Discounted Conference Rate: $119/night (plus tax). The rate is valid until 2/15/19. Regular rates apply for reservations made after the cut-off date.
Directions & Parking
Please park at Lot T. No visitor permit required.
- SUNY Conversations in the Disciplines Program
- School of Business & Management
- Department of Computing Sciences
- Brockport Student Government
- Dr. Lerong He, School of Business & Management
- Dr. Bhaman Radnejad, School of Business & Management
- Dr. James Cordeiro, School of Business & Management
- Dr. Sandeep Mitra, School of Art & Science
- Dr. Markus Hoffmann, School of Art & Science
Dr. Lerong He
Chair, Associate Professor of Management
Department of Business Administration
School of Business & Management
The College at Brockport, SUNY