Share the Vision 2013 Friday October 10 in the Research Park

Category : Research Park
Posted on: October 9, 2013

Share the Vision Technology Showcase

Friday, October 11, 2013 at EnterpriseWorks

8:00-8:50a       Entrepreneurship Resources at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

EnterpriseWorks Conference room 130

Laura Frerichs, Director, Research Park

                        Rob Schultz, IllinoisVentures

                        Jed Taylor, TEC and ICorps


9:00-9:50a       Startup Demos/Presentations/Lab Tours


                       Phi Optics


                      Oso Technologies



10:00-10:50a   Panel Discussion: Startups to Commercialization

EnterpriseWorks Atrium

Moderated by Harley Sorkin, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Technology Entrepreneur Center

Rich Masel, CEO, Dioxide Materials

            Phil Krein, Founder, SolarBridge

            Magnus Andersson, Vice President, Business Development, Autonomic Materials


11:00-11:50a   Startup Demos/Presentations/Lab Tours


                     Accelerated Genomics


                     Dioxide Materials

                     Phi Optics

                     Kevin Karsch

12:00-12:20     Lunch is Served

12:20-1:20p     Lunch Panel Discussion: I-Corps and NSF SBIR Funded Ventures

EnterpriseWorks Atrium

Moderated by Jed Taylor, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Technology Entrepreneur Center

Catalin Chiritescu, PhiOptics
Brian Jurczyk, Starfire Industries
Peter Abbamonte, Inprentus
Aaron Jones, Sonistic

​       Brighton Godfrey, Veriflow

  • 1:30-2:20p       Startup Demos/Presentations/Lab Tours







    2:30-3:20p       Panel Discussion: Student Entrepreneurship (hosted with the TEC)

                            EnterpriseWorks Conference room 130

    Moderated by Dennis Beard, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Serra Ventures

    Scott Daigle, IntelliWheels

                            Ryan Shelton, PhotoniCare

                            Eduardo Torrealba, Oso Technologies

                            Kenny Long, Cellular Diagnostics

    3:30-4:00p       EnterpriseWorks 10th Anniversary Celebration Begins: Guided Tours

    4:00–4:30p      EnterpriseWorks 10th Anniversary Formal Remarks

                            Video Presentation

                            Laura Frerichs, Director Research Park

                            Don Gerard, Mayor of Champaign

                            EnterpriseWorks Graduates reflections on incubating here:              

    –          Dave Carroll, CU Aerospace

    –          Bill Boulanger, Obiter Research

    –          Otto Folkerts, Chromatin

    4:30-5:30p       EnterpriseWorks 10th Anniversary Reception


​More information on Share the Vision 2013 can be found at The Office of Technology Management‘s website.