MATERIALS VALLEY: Growing America's materials innovation hub right here in Pennsylvania!
Sept. 7, 2018 | Penn State at the Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Penn. | Building 661, Symposium
Please join us for a special session of the Energy Harvesting Society’s 2nd Annual Meeting devoted to the rapid progress in materials research, innovation and infrastructure happening right here in Pennsylvania’s new Materials Valley. Small and large businesses, industry, researchers and local officials are encouraged to attend to learn more about current developments and contribute to the discussion on future growth in this area.
Registration for this session is free! Walk-in registration is available, but lunch can only be provided for those who pre-register. Click here to register.
Hear speakers from:
AGENDA - Sept. 7, 2018
|12:00 – 12:50 p.m.||
Panel Discussion: Industry Experiences and Interactions with Penn State
Session Description: Hear about the benefits of the region and the partnership with Penn State from CBICC VP for Economic Development and local Penn State industry partners.
Session Chair: Jeff Fortin, Associate Vice President for Research and Director, Office of Industrial Partnerships at Penn State
|1:00 – 1:30 p.m.||
Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics (CDP) / MRI Research Facilities
Clive Randall – Director, Materials Research Institute, Penn State
Session Description: Includes an overview of CDP as well as information on cutting-edge materials instrumentation and facilities at Penn State; attendees to receive information on current opportunities and facilities available.
|1:30 – 2:30 p.m.||
University-Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Tech Transfer, Startup and SBIR/STTR Opportunities
James DeLattre, Assistant VP for Research, Director of the Office of Entrepreneurship and Commercialization
|2:30 – 2:45 p.m.||Open Q&A|
|2:45 – 3:00 p.m.||
Closing remarks and next steps – Shashank Priya, Associate Vice President for Research, Penn State
Government officials who would like to attend only the Materials Valley Session of the conference (Friday, Sept. 7, 12-5:00 p.m.) may attend free of charge; for additional information or to RSVP, email email@example.com. Click here for directions to Building 661 at The Navy Yard at Penn State.
To reserve a hotel room at the Courtyard Philadelphia South at the conference rate, please call Marriott Reservations 1-800-321-2211 and mention the
“Penn State Energy Harvesting Society Meeting.”
For registration questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.