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Thursday, February 16 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Fostering Scientific Innovation in the Age of Globalization

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What does the future hold for scientific research in the United States? The years since World War II have been called the golden age of science for the U.S., marked by major discoveries that have transformed the world we live in today. Among those transformations is globalization in fields ranging from communications to biomedical technologies. How does this trend impact the U.S. as a leader in the sciences? Panelists will explore the future of scientific research in light of this changing environment.


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avatar for Provost Ana Mari Cauce

Provost Ana Mari Cauce

Ana Mari Cauce, Provost and Executive Vice President, joined the University of Washington faculty in 1986 as an Assistant Professor after earning degrees in English and Psychology from the University of Miami in 1977, summa cum laude and with departmental honors, and a Ph.D. in Psychology, with a concentration in Child Clinical and Community Psychology from Yale University in 1984. Cauce holds a joint appointment in American Ethnic Studies, and... Read More →
avatar for Lee Huntsman, Executive Director, Life Sciences Discovery Fund

Lee Huntsman, Executive Director, Life Sciences Discovery Fund

In July 2005, Dr. Lee Huntsman was selected by Washington Governor Christine Gregoire as the first executive director of the Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority, a public-private partnership intended to give life sciences research in the state a major boost. | | After distinguished service in academic leadership spanning more than two decades, Huntsman was named President Emeritus by the University of Washington Board of Regents in July... Read More →
avatar for Professor J. Rogers Hollingsworth

Professor J. Rogers Hollingsworth

  J. Rogers Hollingsworth is a Professor Emeritus of Sociology and History at the University of Wisconsin; Visiting Scholar at the BioCircuits Institute of the University of California, San Diego; and Senior Scholar at the Kauffman Foundation. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Emory University. Professor Hollingsworth is internationally recognized for his scholarship on innovation and organizations and... Read More →
avatar for Thomas J. Clement, CEO, Cardiac Insight, Inc., and CEO, Aqueduct Neurosciences, Inc.

Thomas J. Clement, CEO, Cardiac Insight, Inc., and CEO, Aqueduct Neurosciences, Inc.

Tom Clement is currently the CEO of two start-up companies: Cardiac Insight, Inc., and Aqueduct Neurosciences, Inc. Cardiac Insight is developing a highly accurate Atrial Fibrillation monitor to address the “silent” a-fib market, those patients with undiagnosed, difficult to detect atrial fibrillation. Aqueduct Neurosciences is developing a shunt system to treat hydrocephalus, a condition where the human brain does not re-absorb... Read More →
avatar for Professor Alan Wood

Professor Alan Wood

Alan Wood is the Director of the 2012 Innovation Forum and is a Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at UW Bothell. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. in History from the University of Washington. He received his B.A. in Asian Studies from the University of Oregon. Wood is a founding faculty member at UWB, and has published articles and books on Chinese history and world history. For the past 10 years he has been using systems and... Read More →


Thursday February 16, 2012 9:30am - 11:00am
North Creek Events Center

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