UW Bothell is hosting an Innovation Forum, February 13-16 and it’s free and open to the public. It features 20 different panels/programs talking about innovation in research, higher education and the arts. There are two panels that you and/or your colleagues might be interested in. The first is Fostering Scientific Innovation in the age of Globalization, Thursday, February 16 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. This panel event will feature UW Provost Ana Mari Cauce, Lee Huntsman, E.D, Life Science Discovery Fund, J. Rogers Hollingsworth and Tom Clement. These industry and academic leaders will discuss the rise of the US’s role in life sciences and how are role as the international leader in this field is changing. This should be a very compelling conversation and all are welcome. A light breakfast will be provided.
As an alum, this second event might be of interest the Closing Summit– Creating a New University. This event will also be held on February 16 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Convened by University of Washington President, Michael K. Young this panel will delve into the question of what would you do to create a new university with the technology, science and innovation we have today. The panel is made up of distinguished scholar J. Rogers Hollingsworth, Dr. Fariba Alamdari, VP, Boeing Company, and Dr. Anoop Gupta, Distinguished Scientist, Microsoft. This should be an interesting and lively discussion. RSVP is required for this event firstname.lastname@example.org.