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Appendix A Agenda Building the Illinois Innovation Economy Organized in cooperation with Northwestern University, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, Office of Naval Research, Department of Energy, and National Cancer Institute June 28-29, 2012 The Allen Center Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois DAY 1: JUNE 28 8:30AM Welcome and Introduction Chad Mirkin, Northwestern University Jay Walsh, Northwestern University 9:00AM Opening Keynote: The Illinois Innovation Opportunity The Honorable Patrick Quinn, Governor of Illinois 9:30AM Panel I: The Overall Innovation Challenge Moderator: Alicia Loffler, Northwestern University The Global Innovation Imperative Charles Wessner, The National Academies An Overview of Federal Cluster Policy John Fernandez, SNR Denton 151

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152 BUILDING THE ILLINOIS INNOVATION ECONOMY 10:30AM Coffee Break 10:45AM Panel I Continued Challenges and Opportunities for the Illinois Innovation Economy Mark Harris and Edward Fetters, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition A Perspective from the IT Industry Dennis Roberson, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) 11:45AM Keynote: Innovation and the Clean Energy Challenges Eric Toone, Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy (ARPA-E) 12:15PM Working Lunch: How to Improve the Northwest Nano Cluster 1:15PM Panel II: Federal R&D Strategies Moderator: Tyrone Taylor, Capitol Advisors on Technology New Innovation Models at the National Science Foundation Thomas Peterson, Directorate for Engineering, National Science Foundation ONR: A Unique Innovation Organization Chris Fall, Office of Naval Research The National Cancer Institute Innovation Strategy Jerry S. H. Lee, Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health 2:30PM Coffee Break 2:45PM Panel III: Illinois Innovation Initiatives Moderator: William Testa, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Inspiring Innovation Julio Ottino, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University

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APPENDIX A 153 Engaging the Public in Support of Science and Technology David Mosena, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry Driving Entrepreneurship in Illinois Robert Wolcott, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Disruptive Environments that Seed Discovery and Promote Translation Thomas O’Halloran, Chemistry of Life Processes Institute, Northwestern University The Bench to Bedside Story of Oncofertility Teresa Woodruff, Northwestern University 4:30PM Closing Keynote: Bringing Innovations to Market Chad Mirkin, Northwestern University 5:00PM Adjourn DAY 2: JUNE 29 9:00AM Welcome and Introduction Julio Ottino, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University 9:05AM Keynote Address Norbert Riedel, Baxter International 9:35AM Panel IV: Innovation in Illinois: A Regional Case Study Moderator: Daniel Biss, Representative, 17th District, State of Illinois The Role of Illinois Universities Robert Easter, University of Illinois The Federal Laboratory Contribution Eric Isaacs, Argonne National Laboratory

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154 BUILDING THE ILLINOIS INNOVATION ECONOMY Early-Stage Finance and Support in Illinois David Miller, Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO®) Capitalizing on the SBIR Opportunity for Illinois Dan Berglund, State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI) 11:00AM Coffee Break 11:15AM Panel V: New Initiatives and Best Practices in Innovation Moderator: Chris Fall, Office of Naval Research Disruptive Innovation: Measuring Success and Federal Role Tim Persons, Government Accountability Office Unconventional Innovative Approaches in Oncology via Physical Sciences Perspectives Larry A. Nagahara, Office of Physical Sciences-Oncology, National Cancer Institute New Initiatives at the University of Illinois Caralynn Nowinski, University of Illinois University Technology Transfer: Lessons from LyricaTM Richard B. Silverman, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University Innovation Partnerships: The University of Chicago-Argonne Case Matthew Tirrell, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago; and Argonne National Laboratory 12:45PM Working Lunch: How to Improve the Northwest Nano Cluster 1:45PM Panel VI: The Industry Perspective on Illinois Moderator: Van Crocker, AuraSense Therapeutics Roger Moody, Nanosphere Heidi Hattendorf, Motorola Solutions

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APPENDIX A 155 2:45PM Roundtable: Best Practices, Lessons, and Opportunities Moderator: Charles Wessner, The National Academies Tim Persons, Government Accountability Office Jerry S. H. Lee, Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health Chad Mirkin, Northwestern University Andy Ross, Office of the Governor 3:45PM Adjourn