Appendix A

Workshop Agenda

Rising Above the Gathering Storm
Developing Regional Innovation Environments



Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
Madison, Wisconsin
September 20-22, 2011

Tuesday, September 20

Arrival and Opening Session

Noon

Registration opens

1:00 pm

Tours of Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (on the hour)

5:30

Reception

6:30

Dinner

6:50

Welcome from Workshop Chair / Judith Kimble, Henry Vilas Professor and HHMI Investigator, University of Wisconsin

6:55

Welcome to the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery / Carl Gulbrandsen, Managing Director, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

7:00

Welcoming Remarks / John P. Morgridge and Tashia F. Morgridge, Founding Trustees, Morgridge Institute for Research

7:10

Evening keynote: Creating a Regional Innovation Environment / Duane J. Roth, CEO, CONNECT

7:45

Discussion

8:30

Adjourn



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Appendix A Workshop Agenda Rising Above the Gathering Storm Developing Regional Innovation Environments Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery Madison, Wisconsin September 20-22, 2011 Tuesday, September 20 Arrival and Opening Session Noon Registration opens 1:00 pm Tours of Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (on the hour) 5:30 Reception 6:30 Dinner Welcome from Workshop Chair / Judith Kimble, Henry 6:50 Vilas Professor and HHMI Investigator, University of Wisconsin Welcome to the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery / Carl 6:55 Gulbrandsen, Managing Director, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Welcoming Remarks / John P. Morgridge and Tashia F. 7:00 Morgridge, Founding Trustees, Morgridge Institute for Research Evening keynote: Creating a Regional Innovation 7:10 Environment / Duane J. Roth, CEO, CONNECT 7:45 Discussion 8:30 Adjourn 47

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48 APPENDIX A Wednesday, September 21 Regional Innovation Environments: Key Elements and Examples 8:30 am Welcome/Introduction: Workshop Challenges and Goals / Judith Kimble 8:35 Setting the Stage: Five Years of Rising Above the Gathering Storm / C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr., Regents Professor and former President, University of Maryland Plenary Session One: Revitalizing K-12 Science and 8:45 Mathematics Education. Session chair, Tom Luce 8:45 The Foundation of Innovation: K-12 STEM Education / Tom Luce, CEO, National Math and Science Initiative 9:00 Ensuring Quality: A New Framework for Science Education Standards / Helen R. Quinn, Professor Emerita, SLAC 9:15 Delivering Value: Why K-12 STEM Education Matters in the Current Economy / Michael Lach, Special Assistant for STEM Education, U.S. Department of Education 9:30 Discussion on Revitalizing K-12 STEM Education 10:00 BREAK Plenary Session Two: Strengthening Undergraduate 10:30 Education in Science and Engineering. Session chair, Lorrie A. Shepard, Distinguished Dean of Education 10:30 Why Changing How We Teach Introductory Undergraduate Science Courses Is Critical for Our Nation’s Future / Bruce Alberts, Editor-in-Chief, Science, and Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco Innovation in Teaching Undergraduate Biology / Robin 10:45 Wright, Associate Dean, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota 11:00 Improving Undergraduate Science and Engineering Education / Lorrie A. Shepard, Professor and Distinguished Dean of Education, University of Colorado, Boulder

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49 APPENDIX A 11:15 Discussion on Strengthening Undergraduate STEM Education 11:45 BREAK Noon Working lunch: How can education help regional innovation environments thrive? What are the key strategies for implementation? Plenary Session Three: Building Effective Partnerships 1:30 pm among Governments, Universities, Companies, and Other Stakeholders for Innovation Environments. Session chair, Arun Majumdar 1:30 The ARPA-E Model and the Innovation Ecosystem / Arun Majumdar, Director, ARPA-E 1:45 Government-University-Industry Partnerships: Global Innovation / C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr., Regents Professor and Former President, University of Maryland 2:00 New Alliances among Government, Industry and Universities / Mary Good, Donaghey University Professor, University of Arkansas 2:15 Discussion on Building Effective Partnerships 2:45 BREAK Plenary Session Four: Fostering Regional Technology 3:15 Development and Entrepreneurship. Session chair, William J. Spencer, Chairman Emeritus, SEMATECH 3:15 Innovative Research Environments for Regional Development / Sangtae Kim, Executive Director, Morgridge Institute for Research 3:30 Fostering Entrepreneurship and Venture Investment in Regions / Frank Samuel, Jr., President, Geauga Growth Partnership, Inc 3:45 Venture Investment and Regional Development in the Life Sciences Sector / G. Steven Burrill, CEO, Burrill & Company 4:00 Discussion on Fostering Regional Technology and Entrepreneurship 4:30 BREAK

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50 APPENDIX A 5:30 Reception Keynote speaker: Honorable Tommy Thompson, 6:00 Former Governor of Wisconsin and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 6:45 pm Discussion 7:00 Working dinner: How can partnerships and entrepreneurship help regional innovation environments thrive? What are the key strategies for implementation? Thursday, September 22 Summing Up and Next Steps 8:00 am Breakfast: (Panelists and table leaders to be organized privately) Panel discussion: Mary Good, Duane Roth, Helen Quinn 9:00 Discussion of Key Themes and Strategies for Implementation 11:00 Adjourn