FOURTH ANNUAL JAPAN-US INNOVATION AWARDS
When the best of Japanese creativity and American entrepreneurial skill join forces, unimagined business opportunities occur.
The Japan Society of Northern California’s Innovation Initiative, guided by an expert Japan – U.S. network of VC’s, academics and business persons, honors highly significant Japan – U.S. innovation and entrepreneurship.
Now in its fourth year, the 2014 Innovation Awards Symposium will be held July 25, 2014 at the Stanford University Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center from 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. The Symposium is offered in cooperation with the Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center.
Dr. Richard B. Dasher, Director, Stanford University US-Asia Technology Management Center
John V. Roos, former distinguished U.S. Ambassador to Japan
Steve Blank, Serial Entrepreneur and Lecturer, Stanford University
Format will be a “Fireside Chat” moderated by Dr. Richard B. Dasher
Salesforce.com Emerging Leader Award:
Panel Discussion: “Cross-border Entrepreneurial Growth-Opportunities & Challenges”
Networking Session from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Post-Conference Networking and opportunities for small group demonstrations of both Stratasys 3Dprinting and the LINE Mobile ap will be available.
Who Should Attend
The Symposium will be of particular value to the following individuals:
Attendees will gain a fresh perspective into new and exciting trans-Pacific business models through exposure to a number of different companies and experts. Attendees further will obtain unique insights into the challenges and opportunities facing potentially world changing companies as they commercialize significant innovations. There will be an unmatched opportunity to network with thought-provoking peers located at the intersection of Japanese creativity and American entrepreneurship.
Early Bird Registration:
No refunds from online sales after Friday, July 18th
Seating is limited so please register early!
Please use the Galvez Field Lot. Parking is not included in the ticket price. An all-day parking pass will be available for $8 with an event code.
Please contact Briana Burrows, Program Coordinator, at [email protected] or (415)986-4383.
The 2014 Japan-US Innovation Awards are presented in collaboration with the
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