Brown University Industrial Partners Program Summit on
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|8:45||Keynote - John Seely Brown, Brown Trustee|
|9:30||Alfred Z. Spector, Vice President of Services and Software, IBM Research, IBM|
|10:45||Per-Kristian Halvorsen, Vice President and Director, Solutions and Services Research Center, HP Labs|
|11:30||Bob F. Sproull, Fellow and Vice President, Sun Microsystems|
|1:30||Jack Breese, Director of Microsoft Research|
|2:15||Richard Waters, '72, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Research Fellow, MERL|
|3:30||Saul Kaplan, Director of Business Development, Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation|
|4:00||John Preston, Senior Lecturer, MIT|
The opening keynote will be given by John Seely Brown. Seely Brown is the former Chief Scientist of Xerox Corporation and was Director of its Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Today, in his role of "Chief of Confusion," he is actively writing and lecturing on information technology, learning, management, innovation, and design.
Who should attend? This event is open to the public but space is limited. The summit should be of interest to anyone involved in the management of research and development in industry, academia, or government. It should be of interest to companies both small and large that need to find ways of engaging universities in the creation or licensing, of intellectual property.
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