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January 14, 2010

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Download event flyer: STTM Tech Forum Flyer 1-14-10.pdf

The theme of this outreach event is Collaborative Technology Commercialization and will showcase the collaborative roles and responsibilities of the universities in local and state technology-based economic development. A diverse audience is expected comprising academic and industrial researchers, small business leaders and start-up entrepreneurs, state and local government officials, business service providers, investors, and others interested in regional technology transfer and economic development. Additionally, local media are invited to participate.

Featured panelists:

  • Cory Hallam PhD, Asst. VP, Commercialization Alliances & Innovation, UTSA
  • Michael MacNaughton PhD, VP Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, SwRI
  • Larry J. Miller MD, CEO of Vidacare Corporation
  • Jim Poage, CEO and President of San Antonio Technology Accelerator Initiative (SATAI )
  • John Cole PhD, Interim Director, South Texas Technology Management (STTM)


Specific topics of discussion are to be determined and may include:

  • Local collaborative technology transfer successes
  • Trends in multi-disciplinary and collaborative research
  • Challenges in technology transfer and commercialization
  • University technology transfer and commercialization resources
  • Technology-driven business formation in San Antonio
  • Local technological resources available to commercialization initiatives

For more information on this event or for sponsorship, plese contact Ms. Ruth Gott, by phone at (210) 567-0084 by email,

Directions and UTHSCSA parking instructions:
Campus parking Lot #6 has been reserved for this event. Please enter the University of Texas Health Science Center at the Floyd Curl main entrance opposite Methodist Hospital. Drive straight ahead past the main guard shack and turn right at the Lot #6 cashier shack. The Parman Auditorium is located to the west of the Administration Building: walk past the Administration Building, pass under the bridge and enter the Parman Auditorium Foyer.

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