Conference Agenda

InnoVenture Southeast 2009

Tuesday, March 24, 2009
7:45 Registration Opens
8:15

OPENING REMARKS

Room 202 A
8:30

INNOVATION PIPELINE

Room 202 A
SC Launch!/Introduction of the University Panel
UNC Charlotte, Clemson,USC, College of Charleston
Individual University Researchers
10:00 Break
10:00

INNOVATION HALL OPENS

10:15

ENTREPRENEUR PRESENTATIONS

Room 202 A
(Order subject to change)
Entrepreneurial Companies (to be announced by March 1, 2009)
12:00

LUNCH

Room 202 B-C
12:15 Growing trusted relationships with those you have met at InnoVenture
John Warner
Chairman, InnoVenture
12:30 Lunch Presentation
Lessons Learned From a Career of Product Development at DuPont
Robin A. Karol, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Product Development & Management Association
1:15 Break
1:30 Breakout Session for PDMA Interested Attendees
Room 203
1:30 Entrepreneurial Companies (Continued)
2:30 Break
2:45 Featured Presentation: Lessons Learned from a World Leader in Open Innovation
Chris Thoen
Director, Innovation and Knowledge Management
Mike Hernick
Associate Director, External Business Development
Procter & Gamble
Room 202 B-C
3:45 Featured Presentation: Business Case for a Wind Energy Community in the Region
Larry Willey
Manager of Wind Systems Conceptual Design, GE Energy
Room 202 B-C
4:45

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Vision and Creativity in a Time of Profound Change
Ben Dunlap, Ph.D.
President, Wofford College
Room 202 B-C
5:30

NETWORKING RECEPTION

Innovation Hall
6:30 InnoVenture Southeast 2009 Closes