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Seattle never sleeps: a young, booming innovation hub as this year’s guest at the Technology Symposium

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Panel
english language

Seattle, the biggest city in the US Northwest, has established itself as a new innovation hub and hotspot for founders. Around the famous University of Washington and numerous industrial innovation giants like Amazon, Boeing or Microsoft an ideal innovation environment has emerged.

Speakers

Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Modumetal, Inc., Seattle, WA
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Carewave Medical, Inc., Seattle, WA
Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering and Michael L. & Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, College of Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle Chair

Christina LOMASNEY

Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Modumetal, Inc., Seattle, WA

 Christina Lomasney is the CEO, president and co-founder of Modumetal. Together with her team, she is realizing the company’s vision of revolutionizing the way major industries approach the design and production of advanced metal coatings and parts. Today, Modumetal is pioneering nanolaminated metals manufacturing to enable the deployment of these ultra-high performance metals in a growing number of large-scale industrial and consumer applications.
 Christina has worked in the research, development and commercialization of advanced materials technologies for more than a decade, starting at The Boeing Company, where she served in engineering roles including in Phantomworks’ advanced metals manufacturing department. Christina later founded Isotron Corporation, an advanced materials company, which today holds a portfolio of advanced materials technologies and commercial products for environmental cleanup and restoration. Christina currently serves on the Board of Directors of ASTM International.
 Christina holds a BS in Physics from the University of Washington, where she completed undergraduate research in electrochemistry and graduate studies toward a MS in Applied Physics. She has published and is named inventor on several pending patents in large-scale environmental remediation and nanostructured materials applications.

Ph.D. Buddy D. RATNER

Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering and Michael L. & Myrna Darland Endowed Chair in Technology Commercialization, College of Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle

1967 B.S., Brooklyn College
 Research Interests:
 Biointerface synthesis, modification and characterization
 Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine
 Synthesis and characterization of polymeric biomaterials
 Healing, inflammation
1972 Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn

Technology Symposium

show timetable

23.08.2018

11:00 - 12:00Open doors: #ART TEC: Interfaces between art, technology and scienceCulture
12:00 - 13:00Start of exhibition TEC-Xperience RoomPartner
13:00 - 13:10Welcome and openingPlenary
13:10 - 14:20RTI TalkPlenary
14:20 - 15:40Precision medicine - medicine's solution to diversity?Plenary
16:00 - 17:30Nutrition sciencePlenary
20:15 - 21:15Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria & Summer School on EntrepreneurshipPlenary
21:15 - 23:00Die Presse Career lounge for students and young professionalsPlenary
21:30 - 23:00Evening ReceptionSocial

24.08.2018

08:30 - 09:00TU Austria Innovation Marathon: ideas made to order - 24 hours nonstopPlenary
09:00 - 18:00Junior Alpbach - Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Ö1 Children's University Alpbach - Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
09:15 - 10:30Seattle never sleeps: a young, booming innovation hub as this year’s guest at the Technology SymposiumPlenary
10:45 - 12:15Our digital future - how human will it be?Plenary
12:30 - 13:00Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout SessionsSocial
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 01: The contest for key technologies - Europe's potentials?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 02: Digitization and diversity - an opportunity for business locationsBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 03: Inequality and resilience in the digital economyBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 04: Gene therapy - intervention in nature or future hopeBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 05: Next-generation batteries: European leading-edge technology to leverage electromobilityBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 06: EU NIS directive and NIS act - what now?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 07: Industrial energy revolution: resilience through innovation?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 08: Digital literacy for allBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 09: Consequences of digital monocultures on societiesBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 10: Future disruptive technologies: challenges for modern societiesBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 11: Digital life in a physical world: rethinking digitizationBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 12: The renewability of societal resourcesBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 13: Resilience - how societies can cope with crisesBreakout
18:30 - 19:30Global talk: #MakeInIndia - India on the fast track?Plenary

25.08.2018

09:00 - 10:30Cyborgs - when technology gets under your skinPlenary
10:50 - 12:00Resilience - digitisation and electronic mediaPlenary
12:30 - 13:15The physics of everyday thingsPlenary
13:00 - 14:00Snack ReceptionSocial