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KIEC 2014
Tenth Annual Conference

 

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September 5, 2014

 

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Poser/Composition Board Setup
7:00-8:15 AM
Registration and Light Continental Breakfast
7:00-8:15 AM
Welcome: Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (KSTC)
8:30-8:50 AM, Kris Kimel, President
Welcome: Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE)
8:50-9:05 AM, Bob King, President
Welcome: Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation (KSEF)
9:05-9:15 AM, Mahendra Jain, Executive Director
Regional Economic Development and America Competes Act
9:15-10:00 AM, Thomas Guevara
** POSTER SESSION ** Odd Numbers
10:00-10:45 AM
Sneak Peeks 1
11:00-11:15 AM, (KSEF Awardee)
Sneak Peeks 2
11:15-11:30 AM, (KSEF Awardee)
Sneak Peeks 3
11:30-11:45 AM, (KSEF Awardee)
Sneak Peeks 4
11:45 AM-Noon, (KSEF Awardee)
Lunch And More
Noon-1:00 PM
KIEC Concurrent Sessions: 09-05-14
1:00-5:00 PM
** POSTER SESSION ** Even Numbers
1:00-1:45 PM
Session 1A: New Research Trends and Funding Opportunities at the DOE
2:00-2:45 PM, Linda Horton
Session 1B: Research Trends and Funding Opportunities at the NIA-NIH
2:00-2:45 PM, Mahadev Murthy
Session 1C: Carreer Path and Professional Development Track
2:00-2:45 PM, (TBA Shortly)
Session 2A: DARPA SBIR Program
2:45-3:30 PM, Susan Nichols
Session 2B: How Do Proposals Get Reviewed by the Study Section Panels at NIH?
2:45-3:30 PM, Eugenia Wang
Session 2C: Carreer Path and Professional Development Track
2:45-3:30 PM,(TBA Shortly)
** BEST POSTER COMPETITION AWARDS ** and Dessert Break
3:30-3:45 Announced by Thomas Martin (CPE)
Session 3A: What Does It Take To Commercialize Your Technology?
3:45-4:45 PM, Jenny Servo
Session 3C: Carreer Path and Professional Development Track
3:45-5:00 PM, (TBA Shortly)
Poster Removal
4:45-5:00 PM
Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation - http://ksef.kstc.com
Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation - www.kstc.com
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Invited Speakers Success Stories & Funding Opportunities

Thomas Guevara

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regional Affairs, Economic Development Administration (EDA)

Session:
"Regional Economic Development and America Competes Act"

Linda Horton

Director Department of Energy (DOE), Materials Science and Engineering Division, Office of Basic Energy Sciences

Session:
"New Research Trends and Funding Opportunities at the DOE"

Mahadev Murthy

National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health (NIA-NIH)

Session:
"Research Trends and Funding Opportunities at the NIA-NIH"

Jenny Servo

President / Business Acceleration Manager, Dawnbreaker Inc.

Session:
"What Does It Take To Commercialize Your Technology?"

Eugenia Wang

Gheens Foundation Chair in Aging Research, University of Louisville / CEO, Advanced Genomic Technology LLC

Session:
"How Do Proposals Get Reviewed by the Study Section Panels at NIH?"

Tim Fitzsimmons

Program Manager DOE EPSCoR, Department of Energy, Materials Science and Engineering Division, Office of Basic Energy Sciences

Session:
"New Research Trends and Funding Opportunities at the DOE"

Susan Nichols

Program Director Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Small Business Programs Office

Session:
"DARPA SBIR Program"

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Kentucky Innovation & Enterpreneurship Conference (KIEC)

KIEC logoKIEC, our Annual Kentucky Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference, brings together distinguished speakers, tech-based economic development practitioners, researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and students and postdoctoral fellows.

The KIEC logo reflects five research focus areas: Biosciences, Environmental and Energy Technologies, Human Health and Development, Information Technology and Communications, and Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing.

The conference focuses on growing local initiatives powered by science and engineering talent. KIEC is open to ALL faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students, and small businesses. KIEC is also open to the general public and anyone interested in technology-driven innovation, high-tech growth, university-business engagement, and job opportunities.

Reserve your space for a presentation at the poster* area. KIEC is a great event for exchange of scientific ideas and for everyone to have a rewarding experience.

Program highlights -- federal and regional funding opportunities, research trends, updates on commercialization of technology and technology business development,  opportunities to improve your career in and outside of academia, recognitions and prizes to best presentations, and more...

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Where To Attend Conference Location
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Location:

Galt House
140 North 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502.589.5200

The discounted hotel rate of $115 (Deluxe Single, Review Tower)and $155 (Suites) will be available for a limited time. Hotel cancellation policy allows cancellation without charges to your credit card up to "48 hours prior to the arrival date."

Make Your Hotel Reservation by calling 1-800-The-Galt, reference KIEC 2014