Detailed Agenda

(all times PDT)

Monday, May 4, 2015

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.First Look Reception (by invitation only)

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6:00 - 8:00VIP Reception (by invitation only)

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015
 
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.Registration, Exhibits & Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00
Welcome Address & The State of Innovation in Orange County Report
        Welcome Address
                        David Perry, Administrative Partner, K&L Gates & Chairman, OCTANe
                            Bill Carpou, President & CEO, OCTANe       
       State of Innovation in Orange County Report
                        Richard Sudek, Executive Director, UC Irvine Institute for Innovation
                        Paul Symczak, VP of Entrepreneurship, OCTANe

9:00 - 10:00
Plenary Session: The Convergence of Everything
                        Mark Bachman, Chief IoT Evangelist, UC Irvine Calit2 (Moderator)
                        Jim Aralis, Chief Technology Officer, Microsemi
                        Simon Arkell, Co-Founder and CEO, Predixion Software
                        Brian Bedrosian, Sr. Director of Embedded Wireless, Broadcom
                        Feyzi Fatehi, CEO, Corent Technology       
         
             
10:00 - 10:15Exhibition Break

9:45 - 11:15

Fast Pitch Competition: 2-Minute Pitches from Entrepreneurs to an Investor Panel
                        Marc Averitt, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Okapi Venture Capital
                        John Harbison, President, Tech Coast Angels
                        Peter Lee, Partner, Baroda Ventures
                        Brian Mesic, Partner, Anthem Venture Partners
                        Erik Rannala, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Mucker Capital

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10:15 - 11:00


Concurrent Panel Discussions:

              Financial Services Technologies
                         Reetika Grewal, Head of Payments Strategy & Solutions, Silicon Valley Bank (Moderator)       
                         Colton Dillion, CIO, Acorns
                         Vikram Kanodia, EVP of Strategy & Business Development, Wipit Inc.
                         Carey Ransom, Chief eXploration Officer, Payoff

   
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               Can I Even Patent My Software Anymore?
                         Ron Schoenbaum, Partner, Knobbe Martens (Moderator)
                         Milan Kapadia, Patent Portfolio Manager, Boeing
                         Andrew Kimmel, Partner, Knobbe Martens
                         Owen Prell, Founder & CEO, RoyaltyChek
                         Rouz Tabaddor, Vice President & Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, CoreLogic    
 
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11:00 - 11:30
Exhibition Break

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.






Concurrent Panel Discussions:

              Smart, Connected Technologies
                        Paul Symczak, VP Entrepreneurship, OCTANe (Moderator)
                            George Holmes, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Energous
                        Erik Linstead, Assistant Professor & Director of Computing Programs, Chapman University
                        Martin Manniche, Chairman & CEO, GreenWave Systems
                    
                        Nalini Venkatasubramanian, Professor of Information & Computer Science, UC Irvine

                Technology Investor Panel
                        Mark Skaist, Shareholder, Stradling (Moderator)                       
                        Kim Kovacs, Managing Director, Arroyo Ventures
                        Steve Litchfield, Chief Strategy Officer, Microsemi
                        Akhil Saklecha, Partner, Artiman Ventures
                        Grant Van Cleve, Managing Director & Partner, VCInvest; Investor, Tech Coast Angels
                   

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12:15 - 12:45
Exhibition Break

    12:45 - 1:45

     Keynote Luncheon: Security Solutions for the Internet of Things
                         Featuring Paul Pickle, President and COO, Microsemi

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    1:45 - 2:15
    Exhibition Break

    2:15 - 3:00Keynote:  Walter O'Brien, Providing Intelligence on Demand to Mitigate Risk and Solve Complex Problems
                        Featuring Walter O’Brien, CEO, Scorpion Computer Services and the Real-Life Genius and                               Inspiration Behind CBS' Hit Television Series, "Scorpion"

    3:00 - 3:30Keynote: How to Turn Your Last $100 Into $100 Million
                           Featuring Hayes Drumwright, Founder & Executive Chairman of Trace3; CEO of PoP, Inc.

    3:30 - 3:45Exhibition Break

    3:45 -5:45Company Presentations: Ten of the Most Innovative Tech Companies Will Give 10-Minute Presentations

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    5:45 - 7:00Cocktail Reception

    6:30 - 9:00CEO Dinner (by invitation only)

                           
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