(Jan. 26, 2012) -- To help solo entrepreneurs and established companies commercialize new technologies, the UTSA Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship and Jackson Walker LLP are partnering to host the Jackson Walker Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 28 in McKinney Humanities Building Room 2.01.12 on the UTSA Main Campus.
The daylong boot camp will offer participants an intensive crash course on the commercialization and start-up of new technology companies. Throughout the day, experts will discuss fundamental technology entrepreneurship topics such as identifying an opportunity; securing start-up funds and organizing a new business; business planning and pitching; protecting intellectual property; and marketing an innovative idea.
Craig Dionne, CEO and founder of GenSpera, will be the boot camp's keynote speaker. GenSpera aims to quickly move effective cancer drugs to market by identifying promising intellectual property in the laboratory and moving it through phase I and phase II clinical trials. GenSpera is working with cancer centers at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University and University of Wisconsin to move its lead drug, G-202, through phase I clinical trials.
An interdisciplinary center in the UTSA College of Business and College of Engineering, CITE fosters the growth of entrepreneurs and new technology-based ventures through education, experiences, resources and support.
Registration is free for UTSA students, faculty and staff as well as students and faculty from other institutions of higher education. The cost for the general public is $95 and can be paid by cash or check at the event.
To register, visit the CITE website or call 210-458-5782.
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Buena Vista Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
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Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Auditorium (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
Graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development and the College of Public Policy will participate in the first commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
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