The Napa Summit 2012: Keeping America Growing

Thursday, June 7, 2012: Silver Oak Cellars Napa Valley Winery
5:30 – 7:00 Wine reception and vineyard tours
7:00 – 9:00 Dinner and Keynote
Bill Walton: Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness
Friday, June 8, 2012: Villagio Inn & Spa – Historical Barrel Room
7:30 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:40 Welcome, Thank Yous, Intro to the Day
Bob Buderi, Xconomy
8:40 – 9:20 Wake up Panel: Health of the U.S. Innovation System
Paul Kedrosky, Kauffman Foundation
Kate Mitchell, Scale Venture Partners
Curt Carlson, SRI International
Kathleen Warner, Startup America Partnership
9:20 – 10:00 Chat: Bottom Up Ways to Start New Ventures
Matt Mullenweg, Automattic, Audrey Capital
Dave McClure, 500 Startups
Wade Roush, Xconomy (moderator)
10:00 – 10:30 Networking Break
10:30 – 11:00 Chat: Frontiers in Computing
Ed Lazowska, University of Washington
Harry Shum, Microsoft
Mark Siegel, Menlo Ventures (moderator)
11:00 – 11:30 Chat: Promise and Reality of Personalized Medicine
Lee Hood, Institute for Systems Biology
11:30 – 12:00 Chat: Global Venture Perspective
Bill Draper, Draper Richards
Steve Krausz, US Venture Partners
Bob Buderi, Xconomy (moderator)
12:00 – 1:30 Open mic lunch with audience driven remarks
1:30 – 2:15 Panel: A New Generation of Disruptive Startups: Health, Real Estate, Workforce
Halle Tecco, Rock Health
Pete Flint, Trulia
Gary Swart, oDesk
Pat Kenealy, IDG Ventures (moderator)
2:15 – 2:25 Spotlight Presentation: Unleashing the Power of Women-Led Startups
Sharon Vosmek, Astia
2:25 – 2:55 Chat: Top-Down Ways to Start High-Growth Companies
Curt Carlson, SRI
David Tennenhouse, New Venture Partners, former DARPA chief scientist
Christine Herron, Intel Capital
Wade Roush, Xconomy (moderator)
2:55 – 3:20 Networking Break
3:20 – 3:50 Chat: Frontiers in Energy
Eben Frankenberg, TerraPower and Intellectual Ventures
Anne-Marie Sastry, Sakti3
Bob Buderi, Xconomy (moderator)
3:50 – 4:00 Spotlight presentation: Reinventing Learning Outside the Classroom
Pooja Sankar, Piazza
4:00 – 4:30 Closing Session
Adam Cheyer