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3701 Canyon Crest Drive, CA 92521 (map)

Dear Colleagues,

You are cordially invited to attend the second Innovation Series event, which will be hosted by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and the University of California, Riverside.  The event will take place on April 22nd  from 5 – 7 pm and will be held at the UC Riverside Alumni & Visitor Center located at 3701 Canyon Crest Drive, CA 92521.   This event is one of a series to be planned throughout the state’s 16 Innovation Hubs.

The goal of the Innovation Series is to increase the visibility of California’s higher education system as a worldwide leader in education, research, and public service, and to expand its potential to produce innovation that leads to new business growth.   The Series will highlight major updates and trends in innovation within the UC and California State systems as well as beyond.  This event will include presentations on early, mid-level, and late stage campus-based innovation in each region.  It will also provide an opportunity for networking and an interactive dialogue between presenters and attendees.

The April 22nd event at University of California, Riverside will feature the following speakers:

Kim Wilcox, Chancellor, University of California, Riverside
Louis Stewart, Deputy Director, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
Anand Ray, Associate Professor, Entomology
Amro Albana, Founder and CEO, Innovation Economy Corporation
Frank Vahid, Professor, UC Riverside and Zyante, Inc. 
Sean Cutler, Associate Professor, Plant Cell Biology
Michael Nuccio, Chief Scientific Advisor and Chair, Syngenta
Terry Bill, iHub Partner, ESRI
Peter Gardner, Founder and CEO, Startgrid
Regis Kelly, QB3 Director and Managing Partner at Mission Bay Capital
Michael Pazzani, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, University of California, Riverside – Master of Ceremony

We welcome you to register now for this event.  Please note that space is limited, and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.  Registration is required.  To register, please click on the image below to send an RSVP to the team at UC Riverside or call 951.827.6411.