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UIDPConnect 2020 coming September 21-25


By David Schwartz
Published: August 18th, 2020

Among many other outstanding sessions, the upcoming virtual event UIDPConnect 2020 will host a fireside chat titled “Managing a Global Team During a Pandemic,” featuring Karina Edmonds, VP and VP, Global Head of Academies and University Alliances with SAP. The session will be moderated by John Kastanas, Associate Director for Corporate Partnerships at Caltech.

This session will discuss the challenges of starting a new role in the middle of a global pandemic and how to build an effective team during a crisis. Dr. Edmonds started her role at SAP as the world faced a global pandemic, and she will share lessons learned while balancing uncertainty.

Additional agenda highlights include:

  • UIDP Academy Workshop: Corporate Engagement Centers – Internal Models of Organization
  • Interactive breakout sessions discussing: contracting, partnership management and research administration, workforce development and student engagement, government engagement and economic development
  • Panels: Industry Award Vehicles in Support of Faculty Research; Entrepreneurship and Innovation — Building Industry Connections to the Startup Ecosystem
  • The National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes Program
  • New Models for Engaging Graduate Students: An Industry Perspective
  • Industry partnership perspectives
  • Federal program updates
  • UIDP project features

For complete program and faculty details, click here

Posted under: University-Industry Engagement Week

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