Thursday, February 27, 2020

8:00 – 8:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:30 – 8:40 AM Brett Peters, Dean
8:40 – 8:50 AM Mark Mone, Chancellor
8:50 – 9:00 AM Andrew Graettinger, Associate Dean for Research

9:00 – 9:30 AM

 

 

Brian Thompson, Director, Lubar Entrepreneurship Center & President, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Research Foundation

Culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UWM and Southeastern Wisconsin

9:30 – 9:45 AM BREAK
9:45 – 10:15 AM Tom Still, President, Wisconsin Technology Council

10:15 – 11:30 AM

 

 

Data Science: Advances and Opportunities

Purush Papatla, UWM (Co-Moderator)

Zeyun Yu, UWM (Co-Moderator)

11:30- 12:45 PM LUNCH
12:15- 12:45 PM            Missy Hughes, CEO & Secretary, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

12:45 – 2:00 PM

 

Biomedical and Health

Brooke Slavens, UWM (Moderator)

2:00 – 2:30 PM

 

 

Peter Faguy, Electrochemist, Vehicle Technologies Office, Department of Energy

Developing Advanced Battery Technologies for Vehicle Electrification—and Everything Else

2:30 – 2:45 PM BREAK

2:45 – 4:00 PM

 

Energy: Innovations in Storage, Management, and Distribution

Deyang Qu, UWM (Moderator)

4:00 – 4:45 PM

 

Made in MKE: The Founders’ Stories. How four alumni entrepreneurs are making their marks on your water, where you sleep, the beer you drink, and your better health.

5:00 – 7:00 PM

 

RECEPTION: CONNECTING OUTSIDE THE BOX

Lubar Entrepreneurship Center (adjacent to Student Union)

Friday, February 28, 2020

8:00 – 8:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:30 – 8:35 AM Brett Peters, Dean
8:35 – 8:45 PM Johannes Britz, Provost

8:45 – 10:00 AM            

 

Making a Bigger Splash: Transforming Water Infrastructures by Developing Smart and Resilient Urban Water Systems

Qian Liao, UWM (Moderator)

10:00 – 10:15 AM BREAK
10:15 – 10:45 AM TBD

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM

 

Materials/NanoMaterials

Ben Church, UWM (Moderator)

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM

12:45 PM – 1:15 PM

LUNCH

Brand Cheng, CEO, Foxconn Industrial Internet

1:15 – 1:30 PM Closing Remarks