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Oct 02

Innovators Forum Series

Fri / October 2, 2020
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm / ONLINE ~ WebEx

The forums are open to the public. Participants need to register for each session individually.

On-line every Friday in academic session, the Student Innovation Center will feature “Flagship Fridays What IF— Innovators Forum,” an interviewer moderated, on-line conversation session with leaders representing a diverse scope and scale of innovation.   Our universities do an excellent job of incorporating technical, hands-on and experiential learning.  Yet these experiences rarely afford students that window of insight about those behavioral characteristics that drive successful and industry changing innovation.  In our What IF sessions, industry mavericks will share their personal stories of innovation as well as their perspective of how, where, when, and why innovation is such a critical driver of social and economic progress and sustainability.

OCTOBER 2 ~ A live, moderated conversation with Tony Sardella, founder and vice chairman of evolve24, a leader in big data, predictive analytics and strategic decision-making. Sardella also holds an adjunct professor position in the Olin Business School at Washington University, St. Louis, and was inducted as a Laureate of the Smithsonian Institute for his social and economic impact in the field of science and technology.

Mark your calendar for our Innovators Forum series each Friday. The live online series features weekly moderated conversations with world-class innovators who will share their personal journeys, give insights on innovation in their industries, and provide guidance for students.