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July 2019

The ‘eyes’ have it! Madison-Milwaukee research to headline July 11 Tech Council event in Wauwatosa

July 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
UW-Milwaukee’s Innovation Accelerator, 1225 Discovery Parkway
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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Hear from representatives from two major Wisconsin research institutions discuss their collaboration to better understand the structure and function of the human visual system at the Thursday, July 11 luncheon meeting of the Tech Council Innovation Network in Wauwatosa. Panelists are Dr. Joseph Carroll, an investigator for Medical College of Wisconsin, and Dr. Melissa Skala, an investigator for Morgridge Institute for Research. Together, they developed an imaging technique that offers 3D color images of melanin, which serves a protective purpose…

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Epic data science leader to overview innovation at July 30 Tech Council luncheon in Madison

July 30 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Coliseum Bar & Banquet, 232 E. Olin Ave.
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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How machine learning and data science are changing healthcare information technology and medicine in general will be the topic of the Tuesday, July 30 Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon meeting in Madison. James Hickman of Epic Systems will discuss the landscape of data science and machine learning in healthcare, predictive modeling efforts at Epic and impacts on patient care and operations and the future of machine learning applications in healthcare IT. Hickman leads Epic’s data science team, which works alongside…

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August 2019

Corporate venture capital: What’s driving the surge? Find out at August 27 Tech Council luncheon

August 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Coliseum Bar & Banquet, 232 E. Olin Ave.
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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Over the last five years, corporate venture capital investing has picked up both in terms of deal volumes as well as corporations investing in the asset class for the first time. In the United States and beyond, corporate VC deals doubled between 2014 and 2018 and dollars invested tripled. Are Wisconsin corporations keeping up with that trend? What do corporate VCs look for in an emerging company when they invest? How do they balance financial returns and strategic goals? Learn…

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September 2019

Visit UWM’s Lubar Entrepreneurship Center at Sept. 12 Tech Council event in Milwaukee

September 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
UWM Lubar Entrepreneurship Center, 2100 E. Kenwood Blvd., AmFam Dream Studio
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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It’s open for business – especially the business of inspiring entrepreneurs! Get a front-row view of UW-Milwaukee’s Lubar Entrepreneurship Center and learn how it will affect Milwaukee’s emerging economy at the Thursday, Sept. 12 luncheon meeting of the Tech Council Innovation Network. The event will take place at UWM’s Lubar Entrepreneurship Center, 2100 E. Kenwood Blvd., in the AmFam Dream Studio. Registration, networking and hors d’oeuvres start at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10…

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Cross-border investing: Minnesota, Wisconsin VCs set for Sept. 17 Tech Council luncheon in Eau Claire

September 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
UW-Eau Claire, 77 Roosevelt Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701 United States
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The state of Wisconsin and Minnesota have a great deal in common: A shared border, thousands of lakes, Big Ten universities with mammals for mascots and people who speak with accents that non-Midwesterners find funny. Both states also have talented angel and venture capital investors who look broadly for deals. Learn how early stage VCs from Wisconsin and Minnesota view prospects for investing in the Upper Midwest at the Tuesday, Sept. 17 meeting of the Tech Council Innovation Network in…

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