AGENDA

#ESSWI - 2017 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium

Preliminary Agenda for the 2017 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium:

Tuesday, November 14
5:30 – 7:30 P.M. 3rd Annual W•O•M•E•N Reception
sponsored by Promega 
Wednesday, November 15
7:30 A.M. Continental breakfast + registration

8:30 – 9:30 A.M. Opening plenary panel or keynote speaker
TBA
9:35 – 10:30 A.M. Panel discussions in tracks

First Look Forum, part 1
10:30 – 10:45 A.M. Networking + coffee break *
10:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. Tech Council Investors’ Network presentations (session 1)
10:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. OFFICE HOURS
12:15 – 1:45 P.M. Lunch  + SBIR/STTR awards ceremony

 

awards sponsored by Center for Technology Commercialization and Smith & Gesteland

1:45 – 2:30 P.M. Innovation Showcase
2:35 – 3:30 P.M. Panel discussions in tracks

First Look Forum, part 2
3:30 – 3:45 P.M. Networking + coffee break
3:45 – 5:30 P.M. Tech Council Investors’ Network presentations (session 2)
3:45 – 5:30 P.M. OFFICE HOURS
5:30 – 7 P.M. Reception
sponsored by WARF
Thursday, November 16
8 A.M. Continental breakfast + registration

9 – 10 A.M. Morning plenary panel or keynote speaker
TBA

10 – 10:15 A.M. Networking + coffee break
10:15 – 11:10 A.M. Panel discussions in tracks
10:15 – 11:10 A.M. Investor Intros
11:15 A.M. – 12:10 P.M. Panel discussions in tracks
11:15 A.M. – 12:10 P.M. Investor Intros
12:15 – 12:45 P.M. Buffet Luncheon opening the Elevator PItch Olympics

12:45 – 1:30 P.M. “Triple E” Award
sponsored by Concordia University
1:30 – 3 P.M. Elevator Pitch Olympics

Networking and Coffee Breaks are generous sponsored by:
American Transmission Company, AT&TGodfrey & Kahn, Husch Blackwell, Michael Best, University Research ParkWisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.