UIDP26 Spring Conference April 16-19

Dr. Robert Lowe, Wellspring's founder and CEO will present on Tuesday April 17th. Dr. Lowe will present "Exploring Knowledge Supply Chains: How patterns in partnerships illustrate technology strategies trends"

 

 

General interest sessions including not only a keynote address by Vivek Wadhwa, but also a National Science Foundation update from Barry Johnson, Director of the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships.

Sessions will be grouped in areas such as:

  • Contracting
  • Compliance
  • Strategic Engagement
  • Workforce Matters

Short sessions providing a quick overview of company approaches to university engagement – hear from Givaudan, Lam Research, Siemens, and others as well as contemporary hot topics affecting U-I collaborations.

Project sessions to learn about the UIDP project portfolio and our focused efforts to address issues affecting collaborations between the sectors.

Breakout Sessions

  • Degree Completion vs. Skill Attainment
  • VC/Start-up Funding
  • Strategic Engagement: The Partnership Continuum
  • Design Excellence in Progressive Delivery Models
  • Cultivating Meaningful and Sustainable Partnerships Between Colleges of Education and Industry
  • Academic and Corporate Career Shifts
  • BASF’s Digitalization in R&D
  • Contract Accords Update
  • Women in Science and Technology
  • Higher Education Computing and the Cloud
  • Maximizing the Value from Academic and Corporate Visits
  • Academic and Corporate Career Shifts
  • IoT Security, Privacy, & Policy
  • Facebook Platforms in Academia (Community Building through Workplace & Fb Live)

Panels

  • CyberSecurity Policy in the Age of AI and IOT
  • University Collaboration at Siemens Corporate Technology

Presentations

  • Exploring Knowledge Supply Chains: How patterns in partnerships illustrate technology strategies trends
  •  Connected Education & Virtual Research Collaboration
  • University Collaboration at Siemens Corporate Technology
  • Elsevier & New Jersey Partnership
  • NSF Collaboration Highlights
  • Roundtable and Fireside Chat discussions on research and innovation

Networking Opportunities

  • Receptions at the Silicon Valley Capital Club and the Computer History Museum