INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY 2012 - ADVANCED MANUFACTURING: THE UNIVERSITY BRIDGE TO INNOVATION

 

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Day 2012
Advanced Manufacturing: The University Bridge to Innovation

Location: Campus Center 10th Floor, Amherst Room
Date/Time: May 29, 2012, 12:00pm to 7:00pm

This conference is for manufacturing and R&D leaders interested in advancing manufacturing innovation. Attendees will:

  • Hear the latest from high-level officials about federal and state manufacturing innovation programs
  • Meet directors of manufacturing research centers from across the University of Massachusetts
  • Learn about current industry-university precision manufacturing R&D partnerships
  • Explore opportunities to work with UMass to innovate and grow your business

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Michael Simpson, Director of Systems Operations, Manufacturing Extension Partnership, NIST (Keynote Speaker)
  • Jim Capistran, Director, UMass Innovation Institute, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Patrick Larkin, Director, John Adams Innovation Institute, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
  • Ed Leyden, President, Ben Franklin Design & Manufactuing Co./Co-Chair, Massachusetts Advanced Manufactuing Collaborative
  • Prof. Stephen McCarthy, Co-Director, Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2), University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Eric Nakajima, Senior Innovation Advisor, Exec. Office of Housing and Economic Development
  • Dr. Louis Petrovic, Executive Director, Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Center, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Prof. James Watkins, Director, Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Optional Morning Workshop "Financing Manufacturing Innovation” On:

  • Accessing Federal SBIR Resources to Grow Your Business –
  • UMass Innovation Institute
  • Strengthening your Bottom Line to Fuel Business Innovation – MassMEP

Click here for the agenda

 

REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED. THIS EVENT IS FULL.

 

Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Committee:

  • Michael Malone - Vice Chancellor for Resarch and Engagement, UMass Amherst
  • Eric Nakajima - Senior Innovation Advisor, MA Office of Housing and Economic Development
  • Patrick Larkin - Director, John Adams Innovation Institute
  • Ed Leyden - President, Ben Franklin Design and Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Jack Healy - Director of Operations, Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Learn more about these Massachusetts-based resources:

In collaboration with:

MASSACHUSETTS ADVANCED MANUFACTURING COLLABORATIVE