June 20, 2017
Marina Del Rey Marriott
4100 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
To register and purchase a ticket ($250) please visit our registration page (code: tsw2017)
Last year we sold out!
The Dow Chemical Company
National Science Foundation
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP
8:00am Registration and networking breakfast
8:45am Introduction and Welcome: Andrea Belz, USC and Kathleen Jurman, Dow Ventures
9:00am Keynote: Errol Arkilic, M34 Capital, Inc.
9:45am Panel: Innovation in Large Corporations/Scouting for Opportunities
Moderator: Kevin DeBre, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP
Kathleen Jurman, The Dow Chemical Company
Jai Kumar, TCS Global
Chris Moran, Lockheed Martin Ventures
Ida Shum, Samsung
Anuraag Singh, W.L. Gore and Associates
11:10am Technology Showcase
12:30pm Oceanside Chat: Malcolm Cloyd, Managing Partner, The Athenaeum Fund; and Andrea Belz
2:00pm Panel: Venture Investing in Hard Technologies
Moderator: Keith Rosema, Executive Director of Innovation, Vulcan Inc.
Darren Bechtel, Brick and Mortar Ventures
Avinash Kant, Phoenix Venture Partners
Veronica Osinski, Trifecta Capital
Marc van den Berg, DBL Partners
John Waller, Okapi Venture Capital
2:45pm Panel: Leveraging Federal & Corporate Funds to Launch from Lab to Market
Moderator: Andrea Belz, Vice Dean for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship, USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Calum R.I. Chisholm, SAFCell, Inc.
Jennifer Lee, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
Jill McNitt-Gray, SPEC
Ross Mead, Semio
Julie-ann Pina, Pasadena Angels
3:45pm Technology Showcase
See the bios for our speakers here.