Third Wednesday Webinars

Innovation in Virginia: Live from the National Innovation Summit

The sixth webinar in our 2014 series took place on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.

This FREE webinar will showcase several agencies serving the Commonwealth of Virginia which are working to advance innovation and development among Virginia’s businesses and industries. You will hear about the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME), Virginia Tech, GENEDGE Alliance, George Mason University’s Mason Enterprise Center, the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems (CCALS), the Southern Virginia Product Advancement Center (SVPAC), and the Center for Innovative Technology. Our speakers will be coming to you live from the National Innovation Summit where leading agencies and global companies engaged in research and development will have gathered to share best practices about innovation.

Featured speakers:

Glenn Marshall, Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)

Afroze Mohammed, Director of Strategic Alliances, Virginia Tech

Keith Segerson, Executive Director, Mason Enterprise Center

Roy Luebke, Growth Consultant, GENEDGE Alliance

Mark Manasco, President & Executive Director, Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems (CCALS)

Dr. Doug Corrigan, Executive Director, Southern Virginia Product Advancement Center

Robert Brooke, Director, Federal Funding Programs, Center for Innovative Technology (CIT)

Attendees will learn:

  • How these agencies are making Virginia a state of innovation.

  • How these agencies interact with one another to accelerate innovation.

  • How these agencies are funded.

  • How companies can leverage the resources these agencies have to offer to advance innovation.

  • How these agencies serve both small emerging companies as well as large established firms.

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

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

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