October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27

8:00 – 9:00

Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:00 – 9:10

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Bob Buderi, Xconomy
Erik Halvorsen, TMC Innovation Institute

9:10 – 9:40

The Coming Wave of Healthcare Innovation

Mini Kahlon, UT Dell Medical School
Nadia Morris, AT&T
Erik Halvorsen, TMC Innovation Institute
Casey Cunningham, Santé Ventures (Moderator)

9:40 – 10:05

Extreme Innovation

Scott Parazynski, former NASA astronaut

10:05 – 10:30

Keynote

Edward Jung, Intellectual Ventures

10:30 – 11:00

Morning Break

11:00 – 11:10

Alternative Crowdfunding

Andrew Scharf, OurCrowd

11:10 – 11:40

Startups Disrupted: Reinventing the Accelerator and Nurturing Innovation

Gabriella Draney Zielke, Tech Wildcatters
Trey Bowles, Dallas Entrepreneur Center
Atul Varadhachary, Fannin Innovation Studio
MaryAnne Maldonado, Houston Technology Center (Moderator)

11:40 – 12:05

Disrupting Cancer

Ronald DePinho, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Dan Watkins, Mercury Fund

12:05 – 1:20

Lunch

1:25 – 1:50

Inno-versities

Bob Metcalfe, University of Texas at Austin

1:50 – 2:20

Boosting the Digital Oilfield

Chris Robart, Unconventional Capital
Alex Rozenfeld, Climate Impact Capital
Chip Davis, Houston Ventures
Kirk Coburn, SURGE Ventures (Moderator)

2:20 – 2:45

The New Frontier of Artificial Intelligence

Manoj Saxena, The Entrepreneur Fund, Cognitive Scale
Angela Shah, Xconomy Texas (Moderator)

2:45 – 2:55

Robotics in Healthcare

Morris Miller, Xenex

2:55 – 3:05

The Reality of VR

Jan Goetgeluk, Virtuix Omni

3:05 – 3:30

Not Just Cars: Disrupting Transportation

Nick Kenney, RISE
Joseph Kopser, moovel
Jeff Reichman, January Advisors (Moderator)

3:30 – 4:30

Networking Reception

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.