I2RP: Research Park at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Agenda

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Preliminary Schedule 
Subject to Change

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017

 

Guest arrival and check-in at i Hotel and Conference Center
Located: 1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820

Registration and Welcome Reception
Patio, i Hotel and Conference Center

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Group Networking Dinner
Quad Room, i Hotel and Conference Center

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017


I2RP Programming held at EnterpriseWorks Incubator on the Research Park Campus
60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign, IL 61820
EnterpriseWorks Room 130

Group departs lobby on Hotel Shuttle to Research Park at University of Illinois

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast and Introductions

UNIVERSITY WELCOMING REMARKS
Peter Schiffer, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

INTRODUCTION TO PLANNING AND GOVERNANCE OF THE RESEARCH PARK

Laura Frerichs, Research Park Director
Bruce Knight, Planning Director City of Champaign
Bruce Walden, University of Illinois Director of Real Estate

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

CORPORATE INNOVATION CENTERS AT THE RESEARCH PARK:
BUSINESS ATTRACTION

Laura Frerichs, Research Park Director
Roger Vanhoy,
Director Office of Corporate Relations

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY INCUBATOR AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUPPORT
IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS ECOSYSTEM

Cynthia Faullin, Research Park Assistant Director for Operations
Steve Wille, University of Illinois Office of Technology Management
Jed Taylor, Technology Entrepreneurship Center and Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Tom Parkinson, Illinois Ventures

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

PROGRAMMING, EVENTS AND CREATING COMMUNITY IN A RESEARCH PARK

Laura Bleill, Research Park Associate Director
Jenny Kim,
Research Park Assistant Director for Programming & Talent

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM       

WORKING LUNCH WITH GUEST SPEAKERS (to be announced)

Gregory S. NapierRLA, LEED AP BD+C, Director, Purdue Research Park
David E. Baker, Past President, AURP: (retired) Executive Director, University Technology Park at IIT;
President, Fremont Street Consultants

 

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

WALKING TOUR

EnterpriseWorks Incubator and Introductions to Startup Companies
Research Park at University of Illinois Campus and Introductions to
Corporate Innovation Centers:

- State Farm Research & Development Center
- Ameren Innovation Center
- Capitol One Illinois Digital Campus Lab
- John Deere Technology Innovation Center
- Yahoo Champaign
- Caterpillar Data Innovation Lab
- Abbvie Innovation Center

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Group returns to i Hotel and Departs (via rental car or public transportation)

OR

Optional Driving Tour of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

I2RP Concludes

5:00 PM

 

 

 

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