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UIDPVirtual 2021 was held April 12-16, 2021, and featured 138 speakers presenting in 50 content sessions across five days. From practical to inspiring, the sessions were curated to address current challenges in university-industry collaboration.

How about a recap?

The UIDPVirtual 2021 Conference Report is now available! Read the session summaries and see the breadth of content covered.

UIDP is making a selection of slides and session recordings also available below for the public to access, including sessions featuring current and past U.S. government science and technology leaders.



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U.S. Government S&T Leadership

Sethuraman Panchanathan – Director, National Science Foundation (NSF)

Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz – Senior Vice President, Research Networks, Elsevier

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Building stronger bridges between discovery, innovation, and prosperity

Tricia Bergman – Director, Strategic Partnerships, University of Kansas

Doug Maughan – Office Head Convergence Accelerator Program, National Science Foundation (NSF)

Morgan Jones-King – Digital Asset Management Associate, UIDP

Kristina Thorsell – Senior Project Advisor, UIDP

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Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska – Associate Dean for Research, The Ohio State University

Barry Johnson – L. A. Lacy Distinguished Professor of Engineering, University of Virginia

Charles Johnson-Bey – Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Edl Schamiloglu – Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, University of New Mexico

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Video: What is ERVA?

Walter Copan – Former Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology at U.S. Dept. of Commerce & Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Andrei Iancu – Former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of USPTO

Dawn Tilbury – Assistant Director, Engineering, National Science Foundation (NSF)

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CSIS Launches Renewing American Innovation Project