December 18, 2002: The Emerging Techonologies Extravaganza

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Dec 18 ETX Emerging Technologies Extravaganza
You never know who you'll meet in the BIGfrontier!

 

DATE: Tuesday, December 18, 2001
LOCATION: Circus Nightclub - Chicago
ADMISSION:FREE with business card
ENTERTAINMENT:FREE drink for first 400

FREE BIGfrontier TOTAL GLOBAL DOMINATION tee shirt for first 50 with Mid

Networking - Food - Entertainment - Public Service - AND the first drink's always on us!

 

DECEMBER 18 EVENT DETAILS

3:45 - 5:00 The BIGfrontier ULTIMATE Business Toolkit: Partnering with Public Companies

Moderator:

Tom Thornton

Panelists:

Bruce Zivian, Baker & McKenzie

Sue Krpan, IBM

Jerry Mitchell, MEF

Other panelists to be announced with full details

5:00 DOORS OPEN FOR GENERAL NETWORKING SESSION

5:00-5:50 Accessing Special Funding to Combat Terrorism

This panel will be conducted by Jim Charney, Executive Director of I-3 and Dr. Tammy Ramirez Executive Director of TRECC

6:00-6:15 Keynote speech

speaker to be announced in next week's Midnight Missive

6:15-6:30 First Annual BIGgest Awards Winners announced

6:30-7:30 Inside Technology Transfer

Moderator: Christine Tatum, Chicago Tribune

Panelists:

Jill Tarzian Sorensen, University of Illinois

Alan Thomas, UC Tech

Gary Conkright, CEO, Smartsignal Corporation

Tom Parkinson Wilhelm and Conlon

Shaye Mandle, The Illinois Coalition

Paul Myrda, Executive Director of NICC