InnoVenture 2013 Conference Agenda

May 8-9th, 2013 in Greenville, SC

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, May 7th

Pre-Conference
12:00-5:00 Move in for Exhibitors
6:30 VIP Reception (Invitation Only)

Wednesday, May 8th

Opening
7:30  Registration Opens
8:30 Conversation Hall Opens
9:00  Welcome and Opening Remarks  John Warner
Aerospace and Aviation Innovation
9:10 If We All Do a Little, Nobody has to do a lot Charlie Farrell, Director of SC Task Force, SC Department of Commerce
9:20 Reclaiming and Re-engineering Carbon Fiber Composites Jim Stike, Founder, MIT-RCF
9:30 MRO² - Revolution from Industry to Customer Excitation Issac White, Engineering Manager, Stevens Aviation, Inc
9:40 Louis Berger : Complementary Acquisitions Wanted  Steve Townes, President and CEO, Louis Berger Services
9:50 An American Advanced Manufacturing Network Sam Havelock, CEO, Federated Precision Inc
10:00 SC Technology and Aviation Center Jody Bryson, President & CEO,South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center
10:10 Perot Aerospace- Long Term Investments in Aerospace Bill McLendon,CEO, Perot Aerospace
10:20 Conversation Café Featuring Aerospace Industry Bill McLendon,CEO, Perot Aerospace
Steve Townes, President and CEO, Louis Berger Services
Charlie Farrell, Director of SC Task Force, SC Department of Commerce
Issac White, Engineering Manager, Stevens Aviation, Inc
Jody Bryson, President & CEO,South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center
Jim Stike, Founder, MIT-RCF
Sam Havelock, CEO, Federated Precision Inc
Jacob B. Hickman, Investment Recruitment Officer, Upstate SC Alliance
11:10 Community Conversations
Networking Lunch
12:00 Lunch in the Conversation Hall
Presentation
1:00 Clean Shield Michael Randall, Chief Economic Development Officer, Health Sciences SC
1:10 Next High School Zachary Eikenberry, Planning Coordinator, Next High School
1:20 Crowdfunding Panel Discussion Mark Knight, Nexsen Pruet, LLC
Dirk Brown, CEO, Pandoodle Corp.
Albin Bajramovic, Co-Founder and CEO, CrowdEndowed
Peter Barth, CTO at SinglePoint, Managing Director at The Iron Yard
Stanfield Gray, Executive Producer at DIG SOUTH
Dan Ciprari, Entrepreneur In Residence, Advanced Technology Development Center
Terry Cox, President & CEO, Business Innovation & Growth (BIG)
Sustainable Materials, Systems & Energy
2:10 Clariter Yoav Zilber, Regional Director, Clariter
2:20 Recent Developments Towards Sustainable Infrastructures Mohamed ElBatanouny, Postdoctoral Fellow Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USC
2:30 Self-Healing Materials Marek Urban, J.E. Sirrine Foundation Endowed Chair and Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University
2:40 Using Living Labs to Advance Water Utility Asset Management Tom Iseley, Director, Construction Engineering Management Technology, Purdue University
2:50 FRP for Structures and Bridges Sami Rizkalla, Dist. Professor of Civil Engineering, NC State University
3:00 Sustainable Living Solution Alec Wasner, Clemson Engineers for Developing Countries, Clemson University
3:10 Solve the Challenges of our Crumbling Civil Infrastructure Kevin Weir, Innovation and New Business Development, Milliken & Co
3:20 Meaningful Innovations for Repair of Civil Infrastructure Jeff Strahan, Research Chemist, Milliken & Co
3:30 Conversation Café Featuring Infrastructure Rehabilitation Kevin Weir, Innovation and New Business Development, Milliken & Co
Sami Rizkalla, Dist. Professor of Civil Engineering, NC State
Tom Iseley, Director, Construction Engineering Management Technology, Purdue University
Murray Dodd, P.E., COO, Greenville Water
George Fletcher, Former Executive Director, New Carolina
Marek Urban, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University
Mohamed ElBatanouny, Postdoctoral Fellow Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USC
Rebecca West, Deputy General Manager of Technical & Engineering Services, Spartanburg Water
4:20 Community Conversations
4:45 Conversation Hall Closes

Presentation of Przirembel Prize &Networking Reception

Location: TD Convention Center

Przirembel Prize Presentation & Reception
4:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks John Warner
4:50 Przirembel Prize
5:00-6:30 Networking Reception
7:00 VIP Dinner (Invitation Only)

Thursday, May 9th

Opening
8:00 Registration Open
8:30 Conversation Hall Open
9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks  John Warner
Manufacturing and Supply Chain Innovations
9:10 Collaboration and Espionage Ben Klosowski, IP Attorney, Turner Padget Graham & Laney
9:20 Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology Jack Roach, Director, SiMT
9:30 Direct Measurements, Inc Bill Ranson, Distiguished Professor, University of SC
9:40 Emerald Endeavors, Inc. Matthew Tringali, COO, Emerald Endeavors
9:50 Flextronics Focus on USA Manufacturing Dave Hamilton, Business Development Manager, Flextronics
10:00 IMCS – Integrated Micro Chromatography Systems Andrew Lee, Co-founder and Managing Partner at A&Q Nano
10:10 Scalable Inks for Innovative Printed Applications Bethany Acampora, Technology Commercialization Officer, CURF
10:20 Light” Manufacturing John Ballato, Professor, Clemson University
10:30 Conversation Café Featuring “Light” Manufacturing John Ballato, Professor, Clemson University
Stefan Bude, President and CEO, Draexlmaier Automotive
Dave Hamilton, Business Development Manager, Flextronics
Lewis Gossett, President/CEO, SC Manufacturing Association
Brad Hendrix, VP AFL
11:30 Community Conversations
Networking Lunch
12:00 Lunch in the Conversation Hall
Presentation
1:00 Charlotte Venture Challenge Network Devin Collins, Entrepreneurial Development, Charlotte Research Institute- UNC
1:05 Clemson University Network Gregory Pickett, Professor and Chair, Marketing at Clemson University
1:10 USC Ventures Network Greg Hilton, Director for CETi – USC’s Startup Resource Center, Co-Founder – Rolling Rock Investments, Community Activist
1:15 SCRA Big Check Presentation Greg Hillman, Interim Executive Director, SC Launch
Intelligent Transportation & Mobile Services
1:30 Roadify Scott Kolber,COO, Roadify
1:40 Automated Transit Network Demonstration Program Peter Muller,Board Member
Advanced Transit Association
1:50 Skyweb Express: Point to point non-stop automated vehicles Mike Lester, CEO, Taxi 2000
2:00 Fuel Flexible, Portable Reformer for LPG fuel cells Jochen Lauterbach, Professor & Smartstate Chair University of South Carolina
2:10 SPATS “Revolutionize Your Route” Online Mapping Tool Lisa Bollinger, Senior Planner
Spartanburg Area Transportation Study (SPATS)
2:20 Servo Tilt-Lean Dynamic Posture Adaptive Vehicle Driver Seat  Nicholas Robinson, Designer, Cottingham, United Kingdom
2:30 A Vision for High-Speed Rail Development in the Southeast
David B. Clarke, Ph.D., P.E., Director, Center for Transportation Research
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
2:40 GreenVillages Fred Payne, Greenville County Council Member, District 28
2:50 Conversation Café Featuring Green Villages Fred Payne, Greenville County Council Member, District 28
Peter Muller, President, PRT Consulting
Mike Lester, CEO, Taxi 2000
David Clarke, Director, Center for Transportation Research
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Lisa Bollinger, Senior Planner Spartanburg Area Transportation Study (SPATS)
3:20 Community Conversations
4:30  Conversation Hall Closes

Focus areas for 2013

  • Sustainable Materials, Systems, and Energy
  • Intelligent Transportation and Mobile Services
  • Aerospace and Aviation Innovation
  • Manufacturing and Supply Chain Innovations

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Location

TD Convention Center
1 Exposition Drive,
Greenville, SC 29607