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Upcoming Events

ACA Workshop
Keynote Panelist: Jamie Rhodes,  ACA Director

The Disruption Myth and Gaps in the Innovation Ecosystem
GUIRR's Fall General Meeting

DARPA's Tactical Technology Office with Bradford Tousley,
1:00 pm
GUIRR Webinar

Transformational Approaches to Creating T-Shaped Professionals

Upcoming Events:

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October 22, 2015 - 1pm ET/10am PT
DARPA's Tactical Technologies Office

The mission of DARPA's Tactical Technology Office (TTO) is to provide or prevent strategic and tactical surprise with very high-payoff, high-risk development and demonstration of revolutionary new platforms in Ground Systems, Maritime (Surface and Undersea) Systems, Air Systems, and Space Systems.
Please join us for a webinar featuring the director of DARPA's TTO, Dr. Bradford Tousley, to discuss the mission and strategy of the office.


GUIRR Oct 2014 Meeting

October 20-21, 2015
The Disruption Myth and Gaps in the Innovation Ecosystem

The meeting will explore what disruptive innovation looks like today, and how the study of disruption can affect the structure of innovation ecosystems.


Future GUIRR Meeting Dates:
February 23-24, 2016
March 21-22, 2016 (T-Summit)
June 21-22, 2016
October 25-26, 2016

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October 20, 2015 - 1pm-5pm ET
Angel Investing: Helping Innovators Bridge the Valley of Death

The Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) and the Angel Capital Association (ACA) would like to invite you to attend a half-day workshop on how angel investing can be used to support innovators bridge the 'valley of death.'  

The workshop will feature a keynote presentation by Jamie Rhodes, ACA Director and CEO of National Nano Materials, as well as a panel of experts from the angel community, including:  
  • Jim Hunt, Entrepreneur and Investor at Blu Venture Investors
  • John Hui, Member of Life Sciences Angels
  • Dan Mindus, Founder and CEO of NextGen Angels
  • Angela Jackson, Co-Managing Director of the Portland Seed Fund