The R&D 100 Conference and Awards

The R&D 100 Awards have served as the most prestigious innovation awards program for the past 56 years, honoring great R&D pioneers and their revolutionary ideas in science and technology. The R&D 100 Conference was launched in 2015 as an educational event that celebrated the historic R&D 100 Awards and provided a new, in-depth conference that brings together the unique opportunities for R&D professionals to learn, network and collaborate.

Together, the R&D 100 Awards gala event and the R&D 100 Conference explore significant strides in R&D, offering an enriching experience for R&D professionals of all levels and specialties.

Speakers

Vicki A. Barbur, Ph.D.

Vicki A. Barbur, Ph.D.

Senior Director, IP and Technology Commercialization, Commercial Business | Battelle

Jackie Bernhelm

Jackie Bernhelm

Founder in Residence, Area 120 | Google; Founder | Stride

William Cockayne, Ph.D.

William Cockayne, Ph.D.

Academic Director for Silicon Valley Innovation Academy | Stanford University

Dale Dougherty

Dale Dougherty

President | Make Community, LLC

Sarah T. Eckersley, Ph.D.

Sarah T. Eckersley, Ph.D.

Global R&D Director - Coating Materials, Monomers & Plastics Additives | Dow Chemical Company

Santhi Analytis, Ph.D.

Santhi Analytis, Ph.D.

VP of Engineering | Treau

Pat Falcone

Pat Falcone

Deputy Director for Science and Technology | Lawrence Livermore

Dan Gamota

Dan Gamota

Vice President of Digital Engineering Services | Jabil

Jeanine Johnson

Jeanine Johnson

Co-founder & CEO | SunToWater.com

Mark E. Jones, Ph.D.

Mark E. Jones, Ph.D.

Executive External Strategy and Communications Fellow | Dow Chemical

Aimee Kalnoskas

Aimee Kalnoskas

Editor, EE World | WTWH Media

Dan Kara

Dan Kara

Vice President, Robotics | WTWH Media

Anne Marie Knott, Ph.D.

Anne Marie Knott, Ph.D.

Robert and Barbara Frick Professor of Business | Olin Business School, Washington University

Jennifer McConnell

Jennifer McConnell

Product Manager | Protochips, Inc.

Erin O’Driscoll, Ph.D.

Erin O’Driscoll, Ph.D.

Global Ventures and Business Development Director | Dow Chemical

Jay Onda

Jay Onda

Startup Investments | Orange Silicon Valley

Tony Redondo, Ph.D.

Tony Redondo, Ph.D.

Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Joe Rickert

Joe Rickert

Vice President, High Frequency Measurement CoE and Product Management | Keysight Technologies, Inc.

Alec Sorensen

Alec Sorensen

Founder and CEO | Tradespace

Tim Studt

Tim Studt

Contributing Editor | R&D Magazine

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