Appendix A

Agenda

Clustering for 21st Century Prosperity

A Symposium organized
in cooperation with
The Association of University Research Parks

Agenda

February 25, 2010

The National Academies
Lecture Room
2100 C Street, NW
Washington, DC

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8:45 AM     Welcome
Charles Wessner, The National Academies
 
8:50 AM     Introduction
Mary Good, University of Arkansas at Little Rock and STEP Board


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Appendix A Agenda Clustering for 21st Century Prosperity A Symposium organized in cooperation with The Association of University Research Parks Agenda February 25, 2010 The National Academies Lecture Room 2100 C Street, NW Washington, DC 8:45 AMWelcome Charles Wessner, The National Academies 8:50 AM Introduction Mary Good, University of Arkansas at Little Rock and STEP Board 143

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144 CLUSTERING FOR 21ST CENTURY PROSPERITY 9:00 AM Panel I: Clustering for Growth Moderator: Michael Borrus, X/Seed Capital Management Regional Innovation Clusters Ginger Lew, National Economic Council Building a Clean Energy Economy Through Accelerated Innovation Kristina M. Johnson, Department of Energy Enhanced Competitiveness and Speeding Innovation: Design and Initial Results of the NIST Rapid Innovation and Competitiveness Initiative Marc G. Stanley, National Institute of Standards and Technology 10:15 AM Panel II: Clustering for Growth (Continued) Moderator: William Harris, Science Foundation Arizona Building Regional Innovation Clusters Karen Mills, Small Business Administration Regional Innovation Strategies Initiative John Fernandez, Economic Development Administration 10:45 AMPanel III: Building 21st Century Clusters--The Role of State and Regional Governments Moderator: Dan Berglund, State Science and Technology Institute Building on the Battery Initiative in Michigan Doug Parks, Michigan Economic Development Corporation Making the Big State Bigger: Current Texas University Initiatives David Daniel, University of Texas at Dallas Growing Northeast Ohio's High-Tech Economy Rebecca Bagley, NorTech 11:30 AMPanel IV: Lessons from Abroad--Clusters, Parks & Poles in Global Innovation Strategies Moderator: Stephen Lehrman, Office of U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR)

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APPENDIX A 145 An Integrated Approach: Brazil's Minas Gerais Strategy Alberto Duque Portugal, Minas Gerais Secretariat for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Brazil Brazil's New Innovation Strategy Francelino Grando, Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Brazil Hong Kong Science Park--Optimizing Synergies Nicholas Brooke, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation Innovation and Clusters: Why They Are Back on the OECD Policy Agenda Mario Pezzini, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 1:30 PM Luncheon Address Gary Locke, Secretary of Commerce Introduced by Ralph J. Cicerone, National Academy of Sciences 2:00 PMPanel V: Clustering Around the Lab--Best Practice in Federal Laboratory Commercialization Moderator: Jonathan Epstein, Office of U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) Sandia National Laboratories as a Catalyst for Regional Growth J. Stephen Rottler, Sandia National Laboratories Exploration Park at the Kennedy Space Center Robert Cabana, NASA Kennedy Space Center Discussant Ken Zweibel, George Washington University 3:15 PM Panel VI: University-Based Clusters Moderator: Brian Darmody, Association of University Research Parks Current Trends and Challenges in University Commercialization Ashley J. Stevens, Boston University and Association of University Technology Management

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146 CLUSTERING FOR 21ST CENTURY PROSPERITY Improving the University Model Aris Melissaratos, Johns Hopkins University Building New Growth Clusters James Clements, West Virginia University 4:15 PMPanel VII: A Policy Roundtable--What Should U.S. Policy Be? Moderator: Mary Good, University of Arkansas at Little Rock and STEP Board 5:00 PM Adjourn