2011 FALL SPEAKER SERIES EVENT
29th August 2011 · 0 Comments
Are you interested in technology commercialization and entrepreneurship? On behalf of the University of Texas, Cockrell School of Engineering, and the Chair of Free Enterprise, we would like to invite you to attend weekly technology entrepreneurship seminar series.
This is a graduate level seminar hosted in conjunction with the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC), and the Idea to Product® Program (I2P®). It is open to the community and the public and will be held on Fridays from 3 – 4 pm in the Engineering Teaching Center, ETC 2.136. ETC is located at 204 E. Dean Keeton St. Networking Office Hours with Austin Technology Incubator will follow the seminars.
The seminar series will cover topics essential to technology commercialization and entrepreneurship, and feature outstanding UT Faculty and professionals that have commercialized their technologies. A schedule of the seminar is below and a poster of the first seminar is attached to this email.
The first seminar is on August 26th, 3PM in ETC 2.136: Professor Metcalfe: Disruptive Innovation – How Ethernet Started 3Com to Change the World. Dr. Metcalfe invented Ethernet in 1973 at Xerox Parc and founded 3Com in 1979 in Silicon Valley. 3Com became part of HP in 2010 and this year a billion Ethernet faucets where added to the Internet’s plumbing, if you count WiFi, which Bob does.
|Technology Commercialization Seminar & Office Hours, Fall 2011, Fridays 3-5pm, ETC 2.136|
|26-Aug||How Ethernet Started 3Com to Change the World||Dr. Bob Metcalfe|
|2-Sep||Computer Science Commercialization||Dr. Emmett Witchell|
|9-Sep||The accidental entrepreneur||Dr. Cindy WalkerPeach|
|16-Sep||UT Office of Technology Commercialization||Richard Miller, M.D.|
|23-Sep||Commercializing Low-Cost Nanopatterning Technology||Dr. SV Sreenivasan|
|30-Sep||DermDx Inc.: Development of a noninvasive skin cancer diagnostic device||Dr. James Tunnell|
|7-Oct||No seminar scheduled|
|14-Oct||Commericalization experience and funding sources – SBIR/STTR||Dr. Sriram Vishwanath|
|21-Oct||Business Plans for Technology Commercialization||Dr. Gary Cadenhead|
|27-Oct (Thursday) 1-5pm||Venture Expo – Showcase of Texas Venture Labs Companies||AT&T Center|