10th Annual UMCA Agroforestry Symposium

The 10th annual University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry Symposium (Innovation to Entrepreneurship: Fostering a Culture of Research Translation) will be held Wednesday, Jan. 30, and Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Bond Life Sciences Center on the MU campus. The symposium is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

6:30 p.m. - Introduction

Mark McIntoshVice President for Research and Economic Development, University of Missouri System and  Vice Chancellor for Research, MU

7 p.m. - “The CRISPR Craze: Entrepreneurship Lessons from a Disruptive Technology” 

Rodolphe Barrangou, Associate Professor, North Carolina State University

 

Thursday, Jan. 31

8 a.m. - Coffee and Registration

8:15 a.m. - Introduction

Michael Gold,  Interim Director, The Center for Agroforestry

8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Introduction of Keynote speaker [update/launch of initiative]

Christopher Daubert, Vice Chancellor and Dean, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

8:45 a.m. - “Universities as Drivers of Economic Growth”

Kelly Sexton,  Associate Vice President for  Research - Technology Transfer and Innovation Partnerships, University of Michigan

9:30 a.m. - TBD 

10 a.m. - Highlights from UMCA research innovations and enterprise development

Chung Ho Lin, Associate Research Professor, Center for Agroforestry, University of Missouri

10:30 a.m. - Coffee break

11 a.m. - TBD

11:30 a.m. - Panel Discussion: “Fostering  Translation of Research and Entrepreneurship at MU”

Moderator: Jaya Ghosh, Associate Director of the Coulter Translational Partnership and Adjunct Faculty, Trulaske College of Business, University of Missouri

12:30 p.m. - Lunch (Demonstrations and Poster Session in McQuinn Atrium)

2 p.m. - “Entrepreneurial Development at the Missouri Innovation Center/Life Sciences Incubator”

Bill Turpin, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Economic Development and President,   Missouri Innovation Center, University of Missouri

2:30 p.m. - TBD

3 p.m. - Panel Discussion: “Building Economic Impact from University Research through Effective Industry Partnerships” 

Moderator: Sam Bish, Sr. Licensing and Business Development Associate, Life Sciences and Agriculture, University of Missouri

4 p.m. - Reception, Poster Session and Demonstrations in McQuinn Atrium

5:45 p.m. - Adjourn

Advanced registration is requested and can be completed by clicking here. For more information, please visit The Center for Agroforestry website.

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 8:00am to 5:45pm

Bond Life Sciences Center
Columbia, MO 65211

Event Type

Symposia

Sponsors

CAFNR

Website

http://centerforagroforestry.org/

Department
CAFNR
Contact Name

Gregory Ormsby Mori

Contact Phone

(573) 884-2874

Contact Email

OrmsbyG@missouri.edu

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