Big Thinking: Research & Innovation Showcase
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 11:00am to 3:00pm
Memorial Union, Ballroom 50 Lower College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
11 am - 11:30 am Opening Remarks:
• President David M. Dooley
• Vice President for Research and Economic Development Peter Alfonso
Introductions and Award Recognition by Professor Margaret Ordonez, Chair of the Council for Research and Nasser Zawia, Dean of the Graduate School
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
"Forming Your Own Company: Tales From The Experts"
Panel speakers are: Annie De Groot, MD, Director, Institute for Immunology and Informatics; Judith Swift, Director, Coastal Institute, GSO; Patricia Burbank, PhD, Nursing; and Christina Khoo, PhD, Senior Manager, Research Sciences, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
12:30 - 1 pm
Open Q&A Discussion followed by
1- 3 pm
Lunch, Posters, and Networking
Research posters from faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students will be on display throughout the event.
"This event is a well deserved recognition of the scholarly
activities taking place here. It will enable everyone on campus and in the community to see what important work is being done here and stimulate collaboration across disciplines on campus and with the business community around the region. It’s really a showcase for the big thinking that is taking place at URI,” said Peter Alfonso, vice president for research and economic development.
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