Agenda: Xconomy Intersect: Innovating Where Disciplines Collide

 AGENDA
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12:30  1:30Registration & Networking
1:30  1:40Welcome
Jim Edwards, Xconomy
Benjamin Romano, Xconomy
1:40  2:00Speech in the Multi-Sense World
Xuedong Huang, Microsoft
2:00  2:25Human Writing in an Age of Intelligent Machines
Kieran Snyder, Textio
Greg Bear, Author
Benjamin Romano, Xconomy (Moderator)
2:25  2:35Audience Q&A
2:35  3:05Innovation in the Time of Trump—A Policy Perspective
Margaret O’Mara, University of Washington
Kirk Washington, W Fund
Michael McGinn, Former Mayor of Seattle
David Ferris, Reporter, E&E News (Moderator)
3:05  3:30Investor-Entrepreneur Story: OfferUp
Hans Tung, GGV Capital
Nick Huzar, OfferUp
Peter Wilson, OfferUp
3:30  4:00Networking Break
4:00 – 4:30Creating Intersections: Modern Approaches to Technology Transfer
Vikram Jandhyala, University of Washington
Rosemarie Truman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Paul Levins, Xinova
Bill Bryant, DFJ (Moderator)
4:30 – 5:00Fast Pitches: Vineyards, Forests, Insects
Lav Khot
, Washington State University
Grant Canary, DroneSeed
Virginia Emery, Beta Hatch
5:00 – 5:30Healthcare, IT, and the Cloud’s Impact on Everything
Rajeev Singh
, Accolade
Matt McIlwain, Madrona Venture Group
5:30 – 6:30Networking Reception

 

*Schedule is subject to change.

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