Third Wednesday Webinars

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research: Transformation through Collaboration and Innovation

The fifth webinar in our 2014 series took place on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

This FREE webinar will provide an overview of how the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is positioned to serve as a catalyst for economic transformation in Virginia. You will hear about how the IALR was formed and how several research universities are collaborating to strengthen both education and experience. During the webinar, IALR panelists will inform you about how IALR’s core focus areas of advanced learning and economic development are designed to accelerate technology transfer and commercialization of products.

Featured speakers:

Leigh Cockram, Director of Business Development & Strategic Initiatives, IALR

Dr. Julie Brown, Director of Advanced Learning, IALR

Michael Duncan, Director, Research & Commercialization, IALR

Attendees will learn:

  • What is the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) and what is IALR’s role?

  • How do research universities and others partner with IALR?

  • What is the service area or geographic reach for IALR?

  • How can companies leverage the resources that IALR is set up to provide?

  • What are some early outcomes and success stories from IALR?

  • How can the IALR center be used?

  • Where can economic developers and community leaders go for more information?

  • A recording of this session is available here. A transcript of this session is available here.

To see a schedule of webinars in our series, please click here.