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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 for founders. Around the famous University of Washington and numerous industrial innovation giants like Amazon, Boeing or Microsoft, an ideal innovation environment has emerged.

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, WA

Array 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.

Array Allan STEPHAN

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Carewave Medical, Inc., Seattle, WA

 Allan Stephan, a Seattle technology entrepreneur/CEO, currently focused on non-pharmaceutical relief of pain.

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, WA

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

Technology Symposium

show timetable

23.08.2018

09:00 - 10:00 Start of exhibition TEC-Xperience Room Partner
09:00 - 10:00 Open doors: #ART TEC Culture
11:00 - 11:10 Welcome and opening Plenary
11:10 - 12:00 RTI Talk Plenary
12:20 - 13:40 Precision medicine – medicine’s solution to diversity? Plenary
14:00 - 15:30 Nutrition science Plenary
18:15 - 19:15 Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria & Summer School on Entrepreneurship Plenary
19:15 - 20:30 Die Presse Career lounge for students and young professionals Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Evening Reception Social

24.08.2018

06:30 - 07:00 TU Austria Innovation Marathon: ideas made to order – 24 hours nonstop Plenary
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young people Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:15 - 08:30 Seattle never sleeps: a young, booming innovation hub as this year’s guest at the Technology Symposium Plenary
08:45 - 10:15 Our digital future – how human will it be? Plenary
10:30 - 11:00 Lunch snacks for the participants of the breakout sessions Social
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 04: Gene therapy – intervention in nature or future hope Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 10: Future disruptive technologies: challenges for modern societies Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 07: Industrial energy revolution: resilience through innovation? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Next-generation batteries: European leading-edge technology to leverage electromobility Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 06: EU NIS directive and NIS act – what now? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 08: Digital literacy for all Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 11: Digital life in a physical world: rethinking digitization Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 09: Consequences of digital monocultures on societies Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 13: Resilience – how societies can cope with crises Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 12: The renewability of societal resources Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 02: Digitization and diversity – an opportunity for business locations Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: The contest for key technologies – Europe’s potentials? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 03: Inequality and resilience in the digital economy Breakout
16:30 - 17:30 Global Talk: #MakeInIndia – India on the fast track? Plenary

25.08.2018

07:00 - 08:30 Cyborgs – when technology gets under your skin Plenary
08:50 - 09:50 The resilience of democracy and democratic media Plenary
09:50 - 10:15 Public service strategies in times of digital disruption Plenary
10:30 - 11:15 The physics of everyday things Plenary
11:00 - 12:00 Snack reception Social