(Some Activities Require Special Registration Here)

Focus on Career Development
and Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, 2 October
Alumni Hall, Auditorium, 7th Floor

Presented by the Coulter Translational Research Partners II Program, Swanson School of Engineering; Office of Academic Career Development, Health Sciences; the Office of Enterprise Development and Office of Technology Management; and the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association

Luncheon
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Wednesday, 2 October
Alumni Hall, 7th Floor

Wallace H. Coulter 100th Birthday
Video and Presentation

12:30–1:30 p.m., Wednesday, 2 October
Alumni Hall, Auditorium, 7th Floor

Speaker: Sue Van
President, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation

The luncheon and Wallace H. Coulter 100th Birthday Video and Presentation are organized and sponsored by the Coulter Translational Research Partners II Program, Swanson School of Engineering.

Career Symposium for Postdocs and Graduate Students
1:30–3:30 p.m., Wednesday, 2 October
Alumni Hall, Auditorium and Cathedral Views Gallery, 7th Floor

Introduction of Speaker: Steven K. Wendell, PhD
Speaker:
Mir Imran
Chairman and CEO, InCube Labs and InCube Ventures
“Exploring Your Passions and Recognizing Your Potential: Scientists as Entrepreneurs”

This interactive workshop is designed to bolster the professional development of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students by providing practical input for discovering emerging opportunities in today’s job market. Professionals from science-related fields will facilitate roundtable discussions about career prospects in a variety of settings.

Organized and sponsored by the Office of Academic Career Development, Health Sciences, and the University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association.

Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Scholars Lecture
3:45–5 p.m., Wednesday, 2 October
Alumni Hall, Auditorium
, 7th Floor

Introduction of Speaker: Marc S. Malandro, PhD
Speaker:
John T. Santini Jr., PhD
serial biotech entrepreneur
"The Path from Cutting-Edge Science to Innovative Startups"

Michael G. Wells Student Health Care Entrepreneurship Competition Winner Announcement
4:45–5:00 p.m., Wednesday, 2 October
Alumni Hall, Auditorium, 7th Floor

Presenter: Marc S. Malandro, PhD, and Michael G. Wells

This exciting competition is in its third year. Seven student finalists will display posters describing their unique technologies. The winner of the competition will receive $10,000 to further the project toward commercialization.

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Opening Reception and Technology Showcase
5:00 p.m., Wednesday, 2 October
Alumni Hall, J.W. Connolly Ballroom, 1st Floor

All Science 2013 registrants are invited to this eagerly anticipated Opening Reception, featuring the highly popular Technology Showcase of innovative new technologies recently developed at Pitt that are now available for licensing. All in all, it’s a first look you shouldn’t miss out on and include technologies that have received development funding and mentorship from the Coulter Translational Research Partners II Program and the Center for Medical Innovation.

A Nexus 7 tablet will be given away.
Must be present to win.

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Undergraduate Research Poster Reception
5:00 p.m., Thursday, 3 October
Alumni Hall, J.W. Connolly Ballroom, 1st Floor

At a special reception open to all Science2013 registrants, undergraduates from across the University will exhibit faculty-mentored posters in basic science, medicine, and engineering.

The Wells Lecture, Wells Competition, Opening Reception, and Technology Showcase are organized and sponsored by the Office of Enterprise Development and the Office of Technology Management.

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Closing Happy Hour
5:00 p.m., Friday, 4 October
Foyer, 5th Floor

After three intense days of terrific science, it will be time to kick back and enjoy a bit of food and drink.

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Science as Art
Thursday and Friday, 3 and 4 October
Alumni Hall, J.W. Connolly Ballroom, 1st Floor

This year's theme is Personalized Medicine. The deadline to submit is Monday, September 9, 2013.