Tuesday, October 22, 2013

All-day event this Friday showcases SIU innovators

The 5th annual SIU Technology and Innovation Expo is this Friday at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center in Carbondale.  All attendees are eligible for the door prize: a Dell Latitude 10 tablet.  The all-day event starts off at 9:00 a.m. with technology presentations by SIU faculty covering computer science, medical devices, energy and more.  Lawrence Cruz, chief patent counsel for Conair Corporation and SIU alumnus will keynote the luncheon catered by 17th Street Barbecue.  An expert panel covers innovative financing alternatives for entrepreneurs after lunch. At 3:00 p.m. elevator pitches for the Saluki Idea Competition are presented, followed by three tech presentations by current and former SIU students.  Innovator and Saluki Idea Competition awards start at 4:00 p.m. at the catered reception.  A shuttle bus will operate from the SIU Student Center hourly from 8:30 a.m., and a live webcast is available.  

More information: http://tie.siu.edu 
Registration: http://siutechexpo.eventbrite.com
Questions: techtran@siu.edu; (618) 453-4556

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