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Schedule of Events • Thursday, October 7, 2010

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Morning Session -- Bond Life Sciences Center
7:00 - 8:00 am Poster setup
McQuinn Atrium
8:00 - 9:00 am

Welcome Speech by Chancellor Deaton -
Introduction of Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Stephen Padgette,
VP Biotechnology, Monsanto
Monsanto Aud.

9:00 - 10:30 am State-wide featured companies that are seeking research collaboration and/or investment - Organovo, NEMS/MEMS Works LLC, Verapulse, AST, Cardialen, Nanoparticle Biochem Inc.
6 presentations, 15 minutes each
Monsanto Aud.
10:30 - 10:45 am Coffee Break
10:45 - 11:45 am Elevator Pitch Presentations (Engineering)
Monsanto Aud.
10:45 - 11:45 am From Conception to Corporation - It's an idea, is it an invention?
(Panelists - Charles P. Romano, Dennis A. Bennett, Julie Scott)
Room 572
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
McQuinn Atrium
12:15 - 12:45 pm Lunch Reception
• Mizzou Advantage - Provost B. Foster
• Enterprise Innovation Program - Dr. Michael Nichols
Afternoon Session -- Bond Life Sciences Center
1:00 - 2:00 pm Elevator Pitch Presentations (Life Science)
Monsanto Aud.
1:00 - 2:00 pm From Conception to Corporation - Getting Off Square One
(Panelists - Matt Volkert, Jim Gann, Jake Halliday)
Room 572
2:00 - 3:00 pm Elevator Pitch Presentations (Biomedical)
Monsanto Aud.
2:00 - 3:00 pm From Conception to Corporation - Accelerate to Commercialization
Panelists - Greg Scheller, Andrew Beverley, Brian Clevinger)
Room 572
3:00 - 3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:30 - 4:30 pm REDI Program: Entrepreneurial know-how!
(Panelists - Jimmy Winkelmann, Kat Cunningham, Brant Bukowsky, Tariq Shah)
Monsanto Aud.
4:30 - 5:30 pm REDI Program: There is help for people like you.
(Panelists - Raina Knox, Jake Halliday, Mike Crist, Stan Gerling)
Monsanto Aud.
Evening Session -- Bond Life Sciences Center
5:30 - 8:00 pm Networking Reception
McQuinn Atrium
6:00 - 6:15 pm Closing Remarks (REDI, CLIMB, Office of Research)

Break out rooms are available from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm for one-on-one meetings. Please inform us in advance for availability.

Bios of Panelists for MTE 2010