It’s day 2 of the UEDA Annual Summit, and, just like yesterday, we’ve been capturing all the excitement and tweeting about it. We also put together a comprehensive photo album all in one place, right here on the blog. Check it out below, and let us know what you think — tweet at us: @VT_EconomicDev!
Karen McGuire, senior consultant in public relations and corporate communications for Carilion Clinic, moderates the discussion with Michael Friedlander and Nancy Agee.
Nancy Agee, president and CEO of Carilion Clinic, and Michael Friedlander, founding executive director of Carilion Research Institute, discuss the innovative partnership between Virginia Tech and Carilion.
Jonathan Whitt leads the discussion, along with Doug Juanarea and Sam English, on crafting a regional innovation blueprint.
A panel presents on “Lessons Learned from Building a Statewide Innovation Training Program.”
During the Awards of Excellence presentations for the “Place” category, Wally Meyer from the University of Kansas, answers questions on the RedTire project, which helps sustain rural business.
A moderator introduces Vern Squier and Jeff Fortin for their presentation, “A Case Study in University/Community Collaboration.”
David Terry, executive director of the WT Enterprise Center, kicks off presentations for the “Place + Innovation” category for the Awards of Excellence.
Keaton Wadzinski leads his portion of the presentation on “How Student Voice Can Help State Government Boost Innovation and Entrepreneurship.”
Matt Erskine, chief operating officer for the Economic Development Administration, speaks during the lunch keynote.