Thursday, November 15, 7:00 - 5:00 PM

Track: General

Thursday, November 15, 8:00 - 9:00 AM

Room #: Grand Ballroom II

Track: General

Thursday, November 15, 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

While innovation is fueled upstream by factors such as R&D, culture and human capital, it only matters when the benefits are recognized and rewarded downstream by the customer.

The American Innovation Index™ (Aii) is the first comprehensive study to quantify ...

Thursday, November 15, 10:00 - 10:10 AM

Track: General

Thursday, November 15, 10:10 - 11:00 AM

Speaker(s): Figen Ülgen, PhD

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

In every industry analytics is making its mark—more than ever today with cheaper storage, faster processing and intense focus on a variety of analytics algorithms. Whether you are a healthcare CTO, a financial institution COO or the founder of a ...

Thursday, November 15, 11:00 - 11:15 AM

Track: General

Thursday, November 15, 11:15 - 12:00 PM

Speaker(s): Anthony Frutos, PhD

Room #: Madison

Two-dimensional or 2D cell culture models have been utilized for decades in the process of drug discovery and development due to their ease of use and established compatibility with high throughput screening techniques. In the last several years, however, three-dimensional ...

Thursday, November 15, 11:15 - 12:00 PM

Speaker(s): Mark E. Jones, PhD

Room #: Vesey

“Death by PowerPoint” is in the lexicon for a very good reason. Presentations can be simply deadly. Giving a great presentation is about engaging an audience, understanding who they are and what they hope to gain by listening to you ...

Thursday, November 15, 12:00 - 1:15 PM

Room #: Grand Ballroom II

Track: General

Thursday, November 15, 1:15 - 2:30 PM

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

We have invited a group of individuals associated with Technology Scouting efforts, an increasingly popular element of modern technology management, to participate in our Tech Scout Relay Panel. The participants represent four different entities and will provide snapshots of issues ...

Thursday, November 15, 2:30 - 2:50 PM

Track: General

Thursday, November 15, 2:50 - 3:40 PM

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

The management science behind R&D spending decisions had been stagnant for decades. With the advent of big data and associated analytical capabilities a decade ago, progress is now being made. 

There are high-level challenges.  First, how does one ...

Thursday, November 15, 3:40 - 3:50 PM

Track: General

Thursday, November 15, 3:50 - 4:30 PM

Speaker(s): Matthew Clark, PhD

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize life sciences and healthcare. The movement started with Alan Turing in 1950, “Can a machine imitate human intelligence?” and progressed in the late 1970s to solving rudimentary problems. More recently there ...

Thursday, November 15, 3:50 - 4:30 PM

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

MSU Denver has been preparing students to become part of Colorado’s urban workforce for over 50 years. The Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building is a true partnership with Colorado’s industry leaders in advanced manufacturing and aerospace. Not only did the University ...

Thursday, November 15, 4:30 - 4:40 PM

Track: General

Thursday, November 15, 4:40 - 5:30 PM

Speaker(s): Tim Studt, MBA

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

The executive leadership in R&D industries across the spectrum know that R&D investments are the key to innovation. For 2019, the long-term and short-term investments made by industry, government and academia for the coming year are what everyone is watching ...

Thursday, November 15, 5:30 - 6:45 PM

Room #: Central Park Gardens

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 7:00 - 4:00 PM

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 8:00 - 9:00 AM

Room #: Grand Ballroom II

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 9:00 - 10:00 AM

Speaker(s): Scott Kirsner

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

How do large companies scout the trends and technologies that will be most relevant to their future success? And even more importantly, how do they introduce those concepts to their colleagues throughout the organization, and get initial experiments and pilot ...

Friday, November 16, 10:00 - 10:10 AM

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 10:10 - 11:00 AM

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

We all feel it—the pace of technological change and industry disruption is dizzying and only seems to be accelerating. Tech start-ups are being born worldwide at a rate of nearly 200 per hour. While a number will not make it ...

Friday, November 16, 11:00 - 11:15 AM

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 11:15 - 12:00 PM

Speaker(s): David J. Wilson, MS

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

A global engineering, construction and project management company, Bechtel delivers landmark projects that create long-term progress and economic growth. The company believes that the key to innovation is to learn safe, learn fast and learn forward. Its core innovation strategy ...

Friday, November 16, 11:15 - 12:30 PM

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

Following Thursday’s in-depth Tech Scout Relay Panel, this special session of the R&D 100 Conference program will provide hands-on examples of typical emerging technologies that form an important part of the R&D landscape and technology transfer process at many R&D ...

Friday, November 16, 12:00 - 1:15 PM

Room #: Grand Ballroom II

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 2:30 - 2:40 PM

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 2:40 - 3:30 PM

Speaker(s): Antonio Redondo, PhD

The UC/Los Alamos Entrepreneurial Postdoctoral Fellowship is a unique program to mentor new entrepreneurs while at the same time creating new companies from exciting R&D advancements. It is targeted at existing postdoctoral researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory to ...

Friday, November 16, 2:40 - 3:30 PM

Speaker(s): Bruce Chehroudi, PhD

Room #: Vesey

R&D managers in the Federal government are responsible for the performance of their divisions and they not only need to be aware of current evaluation methods they also should be able to choose the most appropriate ones for strategic planning ...

Friday, November 16, 3:30 - 3:40 PM

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 3:40 - 4:30 PM

Room #: Grand Ballroom I

The 2019 Global Funding Forecast (GFF) offers rich ground for a deeper discussion within the R&D community and top leadership as it reveals trends, changes and challenges in the landscape worldwide. For the first time, the R&D 100 Conference is ...

Friday, November 16, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Room #: Floridian Ballroom Foyer South

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Room #: Floridian Ballroom Foyer South

Track: General

Friday, November 16, 7:00 - 10:30 PM

Room #: Floridian Ballroom G-L

Track: General

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