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2004 Private Sector Program Annual Meeting Agenda

Monday, April 26
All activities held at the Beckman Institute
405 N. Mathews
Urbana, Illinois 61801
9:00 am Optional Golf Outing — Scramble Format

Stone Creek Golf Course

2:00 pm NCSA Resources to Support PSP Partner Effectiveness
John Towns
Division Leader, NCSA Scientific Computing Division

Holiday Inn

3:30 pm Bus transportation to the Beckman Institute from Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center
4:15 pm First Speaker Series for 2004 in conjunction with the Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) at the College of Business

Topic: Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization


Opening Remarks: J. Mark Nolan / Dinesh Ahluwalia

Guest Speaker: David Brunel
Serial Entrepreneur / Biotechnology & IT / Software

Moderator: Steven N. Miller

Beckman Auditorium, Room 1025

5:30 pm Private Sector Program Opening Reception (BY INVITATION ONLY)
– Host: J. Mark Nolan, Assistant Director, Economic Development/Private Sector Program
– University Welcome: Charles Zukoski, Vice Chancellor, Research
– NCSA Welcome: Rob Pennington, Interim Director, NCSA

Ground Floor Atrium

6:30 pm Technology Demonstrations
8:30 pm Conclusion of Demos

Bus Transportation Back to Holiday Inn
8:45 pm Hospitality Suite at the Holiday Inn

South Side of Atrium

Tuesday, April 27
All activities held at the Holiday Inn
1001 Killarney St.
Urbana, IL 61801
7:30 am Buffet Breakfast

Ground Floor Atrium

7:45 am NCSA and Economic Development/Private Sector Program Overview
J. Mark Nolan
(Buffet Breakfast Available in Killarney's for Attendees)

Killarney's Room

9:00 am Welcome and Introductions
Danny Powell
Executive Director, NCSA
9:15 am Keynote: NCSA, HPC, and the Grid
Rob Pennington
Interim Director, NCSA
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Keynote: Boeing: A Globalized R & D Perspective
Gary Fitzmire
Vice President, Engineering and Information Technology, Boeing Phantom Works, The Boeing Company
11:15 am Technology Presentation
Debut of New Web Tool - Alan Craig and Kalev Leetaru
11:45 am Break
12:00 pm 13th Annual Industrial Grand Challenge Award Luncheon and Winning Partner Officer Presentation
– Host: John Stevenson
– Award Presentation: Rob Pennington
– Acceptance: Partner Officer
1:45 pm All Attendee Group Picture

Atrium

2:00 pm Technology Presentation
Data Mining - Michael Welge
Director, Automated Learning Group
2:45 pm Technology Presentation
Research to Practice: Facilitating Knowledge Sharing through Technology - Tim Wentling
NCSA Cybercommunities
3:30 pm Break
4:00 pm Technology Presentation
Robot Control Using Arm Gestures - Peter Bajcsy
Research Scientist, Automated Learning Group
4:45 pm Conclusion of Tuesday Afternoon Technology Presentations
J. Mark Nolan
5:45 pm Bus Transportation to UI Campus, Siebel Center
6:15 pm Reception - 2nd Floor

2405 Siebel Center

7:00 pm "Intel and the Grid"
Hans-Christian Hoppe
Development Manager, Intel GmbH Software & Solutions Group

2405 Siebel Center

7:45 pm Bus Transportation to NCSA's Advanced Computations Building
8:00 pm Tour of NCSA's Supercomputing Environment
8:45 pm Bus Transportation from ACB back to Holiday Inn
9:00 pm Hospitality Suite at the Holiday Inn

South Side of Atrium

Wednesday, April 28
All activities held at the Holiday Inn
1001 Killarney St.
Urbana, IL 61801
7:00 am Buffet Breakfast

Atrium

8:00 am Welcome and Introductions
J. Mark Nolan
Assistant Director, Economic Development/Private Sector Program, NCSA
8:05 am "Technology @ JPMorganChase: Better, Faster, Bigger"
Steve Neiman
Vice President, JPMorgan Chase
8:45 am "The Pursuit of Federal Funds"
Dennis Andersh
Vice President and Operations Manager, Science Applications International Company (SAIC)
9:30 am Keynote: A Q&A with Rob Pennington
Kevin Rollins
President and Chief Operating Officer, Dell Inc.
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Second Speaker Series for 2004 in conjunction with the Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) at the College of Business

Topic: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

(to include a perspective on Collaborative Computing / Signal Processing)

Opening Remarks: J. Mark Nolan / Dinesh Ahluwalia

Guest Speaker: Dr. Ahmad Bahai
Chief Technologist, Fellow, National Semiconductor - NS Labs

Conference Center

11:20 am Annual Meeting Closing Remarks and Plans for 2005 Meeting
J. Mark Nolan and John Stevenson
11:30 am Conclusion of PSP Annual Meeting
12:00 pm PSP Advisory Council Meeting and Luncheon
(separate agenda - to conclude by 2:30 PM)

Conference Center

 

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605 East Springfield Avenue
Champaign, Illinois 61820
217-244-0072