Program

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Participants arrive at The Westin Pasadena
Marks & Clerk Hotel rooms sponsored by Nixon Peabody; Kauth, Pomeroy, Peck, and Bailey; Murgitroyd and Company; and Marks & Clerk

Sunday, October 13, 2013

12:00 pm Bus leaves the Westin for tour of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los AngelesĀ 
2:00 pm Getty Museum Tour
Sponsored by Kauth, Pomeroy, Peck, and Bailey
5:30 pm Bus leaves Getty Museum for La Residence de France in Beverly Hills
6:30 pm Cocktail hour and dinner
Sponsored by the Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France in the United States and hosted by Mr Axel Cruau, Consul General of France in Los Angeles
8:30 pm Bus leaves La Residence de France for the Westin

Monday, October 14, 2013

7:30 am Bus leaves the Westin for Caltech, the Hameetman Auditorium in The Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics
8:00 am Coffee/Tea and General Welcome from Mory Gharib, Vice Provost for Research, Caltech
8:30 am Welcome from Charles Elachi, Director of Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Marcel Morabito, Senior Advisor for CEA Technological Research (speaking on behalf of Jean Therme, Director of CEA Technological Research)
9:00 am Introduction of Delegations
9:45 am Refreshment Break
  Panel 1: Measuring the Success of Commercializing Research
Panelists:
Jean-Charles Guibert, Director of Technology Transfer, CEA Technological Research
Frederic Farina, Chief Innovation Officer, Caltech
10:15 am Introduction
10:20 am Jean-Charles Guibert, Director of Technology Transfer, CEA Technological Research
10:35 am Frederic Farina, Chief Innovation Officer, Caltech
10:50 am Question & Answer
11:00 am Moderated Discussion
12:00 pm Lunch at the Athenaeum, Caltech
Sponsored by Steinfl & Bruno
Keynote speaker: Ross DeVol, Chief Research Officer Milken Institute
Regional Innovation Ecosystems: The Role of the University in Fostering Economic Growth
1:45 pm Bus leaves Caltech for Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2:45 pm Tour of Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4:15 pm Bus leaves Jet Propulsion Laboratory for the Westin
6:30 pm Cocktail hour and whisky tasting at the Westin
Sponsored by Murgitroyd & Company
7:30 pm Dinner at the Westin
Sponsored by Murgitroyd & Company

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

7:30 am Bus leaves the Westin for Caltech, the Hameetman Auditorium in The Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics
8:00 am Coffee/Tea
  Panel 2: The Role of Networks in Commercializing Research
Panelists:
Bill Bogaard, Mayor of Pasadena (USA)
Kenichi Ichihara, Mayor of Tsukuba (Japan)
Kerstin Zimmerman, City of Dresden (Germany)
8:15 am
Introduction
8:20 am
Bill Bogaard, Mayor of Pasadena (USA)
8:30 am
Kenichi Ichihara, Mayor of Tsukuba (Japan)
8:40 am
Kerstin Zimmerman, City of Dresden (Germany)
8:50 am
Question & Answer
9:00 am
Moderated Discussion
10:00 am Refreshment Break
  Panel 3: Commercialization of Research through Startups or Established Companies
Panelists:
Robert Grubbs, Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry, Caltech, and 2005 Nobel Prize Laureate
Michael Giardello, President and CEO of Materia, and Co-Chair of Innovate Pasadena
10:30 am
Introduction
10:35 am Michael Giardello, President and CEO of Materia, and Co-Chair of Innovate Pasadena
10:50 am Robert Grubbs, Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry, Caltech, and 2005 Nobel Prize Laureate
11:05 am Question & Answer
11:15 am Moderated Discussion
12:00 pm
Bus leaves Caltech for the Westin
12:30 pm Lunch at the Westin and Closing Remarks
Sponsored by Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Creating a Culture for Unrelenting Innovation
Gerard Tellis, Jerry and Nancy Neely Chair in American Enterprise and Professor of Marketing at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business
2:00 pm End of Program