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Past Meetings & Meeting Summaries
Archived presentations from meetings are available within corresponding meeting Agendas.

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October 2016 Slider - SmallThe Fourth Industrial Revolution
October 25-26, 2016

A meeting to discuss the technological characteristics of emerging industrial technologies and consider the economic and social implications of a ‘fourth industrial revolution’ that builds on the digitization breakthroughs of the past several decades.
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Building Smart Communities for the Future
June 21-22, 2016

A meeting to explore common characteristics of smart communities, the role of connectedness and sustainability in developing smart communities, the partnerships between governments, universities, and industry that are integral to advancing smart community development, and the challenges, opportunities, and policy implications associated with the roll-out of intelligent systems.

T-Summit Logo smallT-Summit 2016
March 21-22, 2016

GUIRR co-hosted T-Summit 2016 with the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership and Virginia Tech.
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Critical Infrastructure Security:
The Role of Public-Private Partnerships

February 23-24, 2016

A meeting to explore the state of critical infrastructure security in the United States and identified R&D priorities, as well as how pending legislation impacts physical and cyber infrastructure security.

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

A meeting to discuss
what disruptive innovation and disruptive innovators look like today; how patterns of disruption and business dynamism are changing in a modern world; and how the study of disruption can affect the structure of innovation ecosystems.

ACA logo smallAngel Investing:
Helping Innovators Bridge the Valley of Death

October 20, 2015

A joint workshop with the Angel Capital Association to discuss the role of angel investing in an innovation ecosystem.
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Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Use and Regulation
June 23-24, 2015

A meeting to consider practical policy strategies to manage and safely deploy commercial, public, and private unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in U.S. airspace, and to explore the potential applications for recent technological advances in UAS.
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Cross-Sector Impact of the Smart Grid
February 9-10, 2015

A meeting to identify the successes and challenges that the energy sector has encountered in the integration of new power technologies for accommodating countless sources of power generation on the electrical grid, and to consider the technologies' application to other areas.
October 2014 CoverBig Data: What Does it Mean for Research?
October 14-15, 2014

A meeting to consider how big data is changing the way we do science, looking particularly at the challenges of working with and analyzing big data sets, ethics and privacy concerns, workforce and training issues, and opportunities for public-private partnerships.
June 2014 CoverConvergence: Optimizing Cross-Sector &
Interdisciplinary Partnerships

June 2-3, 2014

A meeting to consider how convergence - the merging of previously distinct disciplines to create new disciplines which promote rapid innovation and the emergence of new scientific principles - is created and what it has delivered to disciplines to date.
Ideas to Innovation 2014Ideas to Innovation:
Workshop to Develop a Research Agenda for Service Innovation

*Co-Hosted by UIDP*
April 10-11, 2014
 February 2014 GUIRR Meeting LogoNovel Financing for Innovation
February 24-25, 2014

A meeting to consider new financing models and mechanisms designed to leverage resources and more efficiently convert the nation’s research assets into economic assets, thereby increasing the nation’s overall competitiveness.
 Meeting Logo Oct 2013Understanding Research Globalization in the Context of National Security and Prosperity
October 21-22, 2013

A meeting to consider how research globalization is impacting U.S. R&D within the context of ensuring national security and economic prosperity, and what roles the government, university, and industry sectors may play in this new globalized environment.
Catayzing Meeting SummaryCatalyzing University-Industry Engagement to Promote the Nation's Competitiveness
*Co-hosted by UIDP*
October 30-31, 2013
Meeting Logo June 2013Infrastructure: The Cost of Doing Nothing
June 24-25, 2013 

A meeting to explore the potential implications of underinvestment in infrastructure, as well as the role that public and private sector entities may play in succeeding or failing to provide optimal infrastructure for robust economic growth and achievement of America's science and technology research goals.
 Ideas to Innovation Healthcare ResillianceIdeas to Innovation:
Stimulating Collaborations in the Application of Resilience Engineering to Healthcare

*Co-Hosted by UIDP*
June 13-14, 2013
Meeting Logo Feb 2013A Patent System for a New Innovation Ecosystem
February 11-12, 2013

A meeting to consider the dynamics of the U.S. patent system, and to investigate whether patents are essential for technology development and commercialization in certain industries but an innovation inhibitor in others.

 Meetings Held in 2012 and Earlier


 

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