2020 - CANCELLED
Amy Sissala - Senior Print Engineer, Stratasys
"Introduction to 3D Printing"
Dr. Michael McAlpine - Benjamin Mayhugh Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Minnesota
"3D Printing of Functional Materials and Devices"
Matthew Linder - Autonomous Solutions Researcher, Vision Systems Intelligence- VSI
"The Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Autonomous Driving"
Jay Hietpas, Director, MnDOT Office of Traffic, Safety and Technology
"Autonomous Bus Technology"
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Mike Nowak - CIO Ultilimarc
"The Rise of Virtual Reality"
Mehdi Mekni - St Cloud State University
"From Virtual Reality to Augmented Reality: Opportunities and Challenges"
Michael Finegan - Technical Design Consultant, Multi-Tech Systems, Inc.
"The Internet of Things (IofT)"
Noah Korba - Senior Manager, Global IT Security Infrastructure, Forensics and Incident Response teams, General Mills
"Recent Trends in the Cyber Security Threat Landscape"
Dr. Richard Danila, Ph.D, M.P.H - Deputy State Epidemiologist, Minnesota Department of Health
"Emergence of Infectious Diseases In the Last 20 Years"
Marc Roe - Technical Services Specialist, 3M Company
"Protecting Workers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks: The Challenges"
Dr. Alexander Khoruts - Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota
"From Stool Transplants to Microbiota as a Novel Class of Therapeutics"
Dr. Donald Dengel - Director of the Human Performance Core and Densitometry Services,
Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Minnesota:
"New Ideas on Diagnostic Testing for Traumatic Brain Injury" (Slide Presentation)
Jian-Ping Wang - Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota
"Novel Iron-Nitrogen Permanent Magnet Technology"
Matt Jore - Core Motion, Inc.
"Novel Wind Turbine Technology"
Pam Stewart - 3M Company:
"The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act: New Rules for U.S. Patents and What They Mean for Industry and Inventors"
Marie Johnson - AUM Cardiovascular, Inc.:
"Wisdom in innovation: lessons from General Motors, the University of Minnesota and AUM Cardiovascular"
Katsumi Matsumoto - Associate Professon, University of Minnesota:
"The Science of Global Warming: Often Confused But Actually Clear" (Slide Presentation)
J. Drake Hamilton - Science Policy Director, Fresh Energy:
"Global Warming Mitigation and Adaptation Options"
Jim Turnure - Excel Energy:
"Clean Energy Technology 2010"
Scott Stephens - U.S. Department of Energy:
"The Promise of Photovoltaic Technologies"
Ron Voelker - MnDOT - Retired:
"The Old 35W Bridge" (Slide Presentation)
Peter Sanderson - Project Manager, Flatiron Corp.:
"The New 35W Bridge" (Slide Presentation)
Robert Gehrz - University of Minnesota:
"Infrared Astronomy with NASA's New Spitzer Space Telescope"
Robert Pepin - University of Minnesota:
Frank Armatis - 3M:
"Nanotechnology In Consumer Products"
Mark Obrovac - 3M:
"Lithium-Ion Batteries" (Slide Presentation)
Dick Hemmingsen - University of Minnesota:
"Biological Energy Sources and Minnesota Based R&D"
John Goodman - Entegris Corporation:
"Fuel Cells and the Potential Hydrogen Energy Future" (Slide Presentation)
Vincent Chow - Optobionics:
Arthur Coury - Genzyme Corporation:
Donald McClure - 3M Company:
"Web Coating for Fun and Profit"
William Smyth - 3M Company:
"Displaying the Future"
Prof. David Shores - University of Minnesota:
"Corrosion, You've Got to Love It"
Don Deal - Seagate:
"Corrosion and Cleaning in Magnetic Read/Write Head