Food, Ag & Health Entrepreneurship Academy
 
03/09/2020
7:45 am - 8:15 amMorning Refreshments
8:15 am - 9:00 amIntroductions + Overview
Speaker: Andrew Hargadon, Faculty Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
9:00 am - 9:45 amInnovation Exercise
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
9:45 am - 10:00 amBreak
10:00 am - 11:15 amOn Innovation
Speaker: Andrew Hargadon, Faculty Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
11:15 am - 12:15 pmMaking the Leap
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmIntellectual Property
Speaker: Nicole Albertson, Associate, DLA Piper, LLP
Speaker: Carissa Bouwer, Associate, DLA Piper, LLP
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmGuest Entrepreneurs
Speaker: Tom Zheng, Vite Kitchens
3:00 pm - 3:15 pmBreak
3:15 pm - 4:15 pmDefining the Problem
Speaker: Andrew Hargadon, Faculty Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
4:15 pm - 5:00 pmElevator Pitches: An Introduction
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmNetworking Mixer
6:00 pm - 7:00 pmKeynote Speaker
Speaker: Sarah Reiter, Chief Commercial Officer, Arcadia Biosciences
 
03/10/2020
7:45 am - 8:15 amMorning Refreshments
8:15 am - 9:15 amElevator Pitches
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
9:15 am - 10:15 amMarket Validation: From Lab to Market
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
10:15 am - 10:30 amBreak
10:30 am - 12:00 pmMarket Validation: Making the Customer Call
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmGuest Entrepreneur
Speaker: Noah Alper, Noah Alper Consulting
2:00 pm - 3:15 pmBusiness Validation
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
3:15 pm - 3:30 pmBreak
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmTechnology Validation
Speaker: Damon Tull, UC Davis, Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmWorking Session: Prepare for Mentoring
5:30 pm - 6:30 pmDinner
6:30 pm - 8:30 pmMentoring Session
 
03/11/2020
7:45 am - 8:15 amMorning Refreshments
8:15 am - 9:00 amElevator Pitches
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
9:00 am - 10:00 amNetstorming
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
10:00 am - 10:15 amBreak
10:15 am - 11:15 amThe Team, Milestones + Resources
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
11:15 am - 12:15 pmGuest Entrepreneur
Speaker: Tom Shapland, Founder, Tule Technologies
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmLunch
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmLegal Perspectives
Speaker: David Richardson, Partner, DLA Piper, LLP
2:15 pm - 3:15 pmChoosing Your Path
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
3:15 pm - 5:00 pmWorking Session: Develop Your Pitch + Compete to Present
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmDinner
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmPlenary Pitch Session
Kyeema Zerbe, Associate Director, UC Davis, Innovation Institute for Food and Health
Bruce German, Professor, UC Davis
Nancy Rashid, Senior Licensing Officer, UC Davis InnovationAccess
Moderator: Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Venita Sivamani, Founder and CEO, LearnSkin
8:00 pm - 8:30 pmNext Steps + Graduation
Joe DiNunzio, Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship