Thu, Sep 28, 2023

12 PM – 2 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom

11038 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States




Innovation Week 2023 Day 3 Lunch, Milestone Awards, and Panel Discussion "Innovation and Corporate Engagement"
Attend this lunchtime session to recognize the recipients of our Innovation Week Milestone Awards (which includes the Inventor Awards, Commercialization Awards and Pedagogical Innovation Awards) and for a panel discussion featuring executives from some of CWRU’s corporate partners. The panelists will share stories that illustrate what good corporate engagement looks like, what bad engagement looks like, and why a new corporate engagement model is needed. Open to members of the CWRU community, alumni and members of the public. Free lunch will be provided. Registration is required. 

12-12:30 p.m.: Lunch
12:30-1:15 p.m.: Presentation of Milestone Awards, followed by panel discussion on corporate engagement featuring:

  • Julie Edgar, CTO, Lubrizol
  • Steve Sumner, Vice President, Corporate Innovation, Lincoln Electric
  • Rohan Aklokar, Milton and Tamar Maltz Professor of Energy Innovation; Ohio Eminent Scholar in Advanced Energy Research; Chief Scientist - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Joint Appointment); Professor, Chemical Engineering
  • J. Michael Oakes, Moderator and CWRU Senior Vice President for Research and Technology Management

1:15-1:30 p.m.: Audience Q&A
1:30-2 p.m.: Networking


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Jennifer Kuhel

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