Representatives from more than 40 companies, mostly from Wisconsin, will get a deeper look on Thursday (July 12) at ways that university-industry partnerships can strengthen corporate competitiveness.
The first University of Wisconsin-Madison Corporate Open House, slated for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the College of Engineering campus, will feature a morning panel discussion on corporate partnerships and afternoon breakout sessions on a variety of business-related services. Guests can also tour the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery and the Wisconsin Energy Institute.
View the full agenda at: http://www.engr.wisc.edu/connections/corporate-open-house.html
Reporters may be interested in the 11 a.m.-noon panel featuring some successful examples of university-industry partnerships. The discussion, moderated by Wisconsin Technology Council Director Tom Still, will be in 1610 Engineering Hall.
Panelists include Paul Shane, human resources manager, Global Finance at Rockwell Automation; Louise Hemstead, chief operating officer of Organic Valley Farms; Mike Andrew, director of government affairs and external communications at Johnson Controls; and Ann Renckens, vice president of finance and strategy at General Mills.
The day is co-sponsored by the UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations, the UW Foundation and the Wisconsin Alumni Association. Participating schools and colleges include engineering, agricultural and life sciences and business.This entry was posted in Economic and Community Development by email@example.com. Bookmark the permalink.