San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel
    Burlingame, California, United States
    6 November 2008
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    This one-day event brings together leaders in innovation and industry to provide the strategies you need to accelerate your innovation

    Online registration is now closed, please register onsite.

    Program
    8:00 am
    8:45 am
    9:00 am
    Noon
    1:00 pm
    1:30 pm
    3:30pm
    5:00 pm

    Networking, coffee, breakfast breads
    Welcome and Introductions
    Morning Session begins with keynote speaker Henry Chesbrough
    Lunch and Networking
    Afternoon Session begins with Marc G. Stanley
    Solar Energy, Biophotonic, and Lighting Breakout Sessions begin
    Closing Session begins with Jennifer Ernst
    Closing Remarks
    Reception to follow


    Don't miss this unprecedented opportunity:

    • Learn from top innovation experts—Henry Chesbrough and John Kao.

    • Get insider perspectives from industry leaders from SunPower, GE, NIST, PARC, Spectros, Philips, and more.

    • Network with registered attendees from leading companies including Edmund Optics, CVI Melles Griot, Canon, PARC, Phillips, SunPower, and GE. 

    • Receive two free books: Open Innovation, by keynote speaker Henry Chesbrough, and Innovation Nation, by keynote speaker John Kao.

    • Experience a program packed with sessions and speakers you cannot afford to miss.

    KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS:
    Hear Leading Industry Experts

    Henry Chesbrough

    Bestselling Author
    Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology
    Executive Director
    Center for Open Innovation

    Robert Byer

    William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Applied Physics

    Stanford
    Co-Director, Stanford Photonics Research Center

    John Kao

    Bestselling Author
    Innovation Nation
    Chairman and CEO
    Kao & Co.

     

    This executive level event provides you the tools, information, and networking you need to accelerate innovation in your company.

    • Listen to industry luminaries in solar, next-generation lighting, and biophotonics speak about the challenges and successes in using innovation as a driver for growth
    • Participate in technology focused break-out sessions that provide you information on processes and strategies for the commercialization of innovation
    • Join other leaders in photonics to network with acclaimed speakers, technologists, and researchers to discover solutions that will help you maintain your competitive edge in today's economy


    CONNECT WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS

    Stephen J. Eglash, Ph.D.
    Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist
    Event Chair



    SCHEDULED SPEAKERS:

    David Benaron
    , Spectros
    Peter Borden, Applied Materials
    Robert Byer, Stanford
    Henry Chesbrough, UC Berkeley
    Terry Jester, Hudson Clean Energy Partners
    George Craford, Lumileds
    Scott Elrod, PARC, Hardware Systems Lab.
    Jennifer Ernst, PARC
    John Kao, Kao & Co.
    John Lushetsky, U.S. Department of Energy
    Barbara Paldus, Finesse
    Marc G. Stanley, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    Richard Swanson, Sun Power
    Jean-Luc Vanderheyden, GE Healthcare
    Peter Visser, Philips Lighting

    Including Afternoon Speaker:

    Marc G. Stanley
    Director, Technology Innovation Program
    National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

    Three break-out sessions:

    Solar technology: Cost competitive by 2012

    The content and contacts in this session will help you create a better strategic roadmap to move solar technology to the marketplace, benefiting solar start-ups and current leaders.

    Speakers:
    Richard Swanson, Sun Power, President & Chief Technology Officer
    Scott Elrod, PARC, Vice President, Director Hardware Systems Labs
    Peter Borden, Applied Materials, DMTS


    Biophotonics: Innovation in process and procedure
    In this breakout session, experts in innovation will join a select group of achievers who have learned how to accelerate the movement of ideas to the marketplace, in the complex field of healthcare, where alliances and process innovation are as critical to success as a clearly better technology.

    Speakers:
    David Benaron, Spectros Corporation, CEO
    Jean-Luc Vanderheyden, GE Healthcare, Global Molecular Imaging Leader
    Barbara Paldus, Finesse, CEO


    The Next, Next Generation of Lighting: LEDS and OLEDs
    Continued technical advances play key role in determining the product winners in this field, but innovations in high-volume manufacturing, integration with existing infrastructure and life-cycle cost analysis all require both engineering and business planning now. This breakout session focuses on innovation management across the field of solid-state lighting, valuable to both the inventor and business strategist.

    Speakers:
    Peter Visser, Philips Lighting, Project Manager, OLLA Project
    George Craford, Lumileds, CTO

    The event has concluded.

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    Program
    8:00 am
    8:45 am
    9:00 am
    Noon
    1:00 pm
    1:30 pm
    3:30pm
    5:00 pm

    Networking, coffee, breakfast breads
    Welcome and Introductions
    Morning Session begins with keynote speaker Henry Chesbrough
    Lunch and Networking
    Afternoon Session begins with Marc G. Stanley
    Solar Energy, Biophotonic, and Lighting Breakout Sessions begin
    Closing Session begins with Jennifer Ernst
    Closing Remarks
    Reception to follow

    The Summit featured:

    • Top innovation experts—Henry Chesbrough and John Kao.

    • Insider perspectives from industry leaders from SunPower, GE, NIST, PARC, Spectros, Philips, and more.

    • Networking with registered attendees from leading companies including Edmund Optics, CVI Melles Griot, Canon, PARC, Phillips, SunPower, and GE. 

    • Two free books: Open Innovation, by keynote speaker Henry Chesbrough, and Innovation Nation, by keynote speaker John Kao.

    • program packed with sessions and speakers you cannot afford to miss.

    KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS:

    Henry Chesbrough

    Bestselling Author
    Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology
    Executive Director
    Center for Open Innovation

    Robert Byer

    William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Applied Physics

    Stanford
    Co-Director, Stanford Photonics Research Center

    John Kao

    Bestselling Author
    Innovation Nation
    Chairman and CEO
    Kao & Co.

     

    This executive level event provided the tools, information, and networking needed to accelerate innovation.

    • Industry luminaries in solar, next-generation lighting, and biophotonics spoke about the challenges and successes in using innovation as a driver for growth
    • Technology focused break-out sessions that provide you information on processes and strategies for the commercialization of innovation
    • Opportunities to network with acclaimed speakers, technologists, and researchers to discover solutions that will help you maintain your competitive edge in today's economy


    INDUSTRY LEADERS

    Stephen J. Eglash, Ph.D.
    Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist
    Event Chair



    SCHEDULED SPEAKERS:

    David Benaron
    , Spectros
    Peter Borden, Applied Materials
    Robert Byer, Stanford
    Henry Chesbrough, UC Berkeley
    Terry Jester, Hudson Clean Energy Partners
    George Craford, Lumileds
    Scott Elrod, PARC, Hardware Systems Lab.
    Jennifer Ernst, PARC
    John Kao, Kao & Co.
    John Lushetsky, U.S. Department of Energy
    Barbara Paldus, Finesse
    Marc G. Stanley, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    Richard Swanson, Sun Power
    Jean-Luc Vanderheyden, GE Healthcare
    Peter Visser, Philips Lighting

    Including Afternoon Speaker:

    Marc G. Stanley
    Director, Technology Innovation Program
    National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

    Three break-out sessions:

    Solar technology: Cost competitive by 2012

    The content and contacts in this session will help you create a better strategic roadmap to move solar technology to the marketplace, benefiting solar start-ups and current leaders.

    Speakers:
    Richard Swanson, Sun Power, President & Chief Technology Officer
    Scott Elrod, PARC, Vice President, Director Hardware Systems Labs
    Peter Borden, Applied Materials, DMTS


    Biophotonics: Innovation in process and procedure
    In this breakout session, experts in innovation will join a select group of achievers who have learned how to accelerate the movement of ideas to the marketplace, in the complex field of healthcare, where alliances and process innovation are as critical to success as a clearly better technology.

    Speakers:
    David Benaron, Spectros Corporation, CEO
    Jean-Luc Vanderheyden, GE Healthcare, Global Molecular Imaging Leader
    Barbara Paldus, Finesse, CEO


    The Next, Next Generation of Lighting: LEDS and OLEDs
    Continued technical advances play key role in determining the product winners in this field, but innovations in high-volume manufacturing, integration with existing infrastructure and life-cycle cost analysis all require both engineering and business planning now. This breakout session focuses on innovation management across the field of solid-state lighting, valuable to both the inventor and business strategist.

    Speakers:
    Peter Visser, Philips Lighting, Project Manager, OLLA Project
    George Craford, Lumileds, CTO

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