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IMC SoCal Technology SIG, September 2010 - at UCI
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When: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
5:00-7:00 PM
Where: Room 3008
Calit2 Building
East Peltason
U. C. Irvine, California  92626
United States
Contact: Curt Deckert

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Technology Development at UCI

Speaker -- Goran Matijasevic, Ph.D. MBA

Tuesday, September 14, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Calit2 Room 3008, UCI
Note new location at UCI for this special meeting.
Paid parking available in Anteater Parking Structure.
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The University of California, Irvine, founded in 1965, is now one of the nation's leading research university and is supported by many of Orange County's leading high-tech companies. With more than 27,000 students, 1,100 faculty and 9,200 staff, UCI is one the fastest-growing campuses in the University of California system. It is Orange County's largest employer, adding $4.2 billion annually to Orange County's economy. UCI's research capabilities should be of interest to all consultants serving clients in areas related to technology development.

For a first-hand look at UCI's technology development capabilities and strategy, join us at our next IMC Technology SIG meeting on Tuesday, September 14, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Our guest speaker will be Goran Matijasevic, Ph.D. MBA, Executive Director, Chief Executive Roundtable, Office of the Chancellor, UCI. We will first meet in a conference room, then tour several important UCI research labs. Topics and tours will include:

  • Overview discussion of the research capabilities of UCI:
  • Available technologies at UCI and the UCI Office of Technology Alliances (tech transfer):
  • Activities of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology: Calit2
  • Discussion and Tour of Hiperwall -- a Highly Interactive Parallelized Display Wall that enables the display of large amounts of data:
  • Description of RapidTech ---National Rapid Manufacturing Center which recently moved its substantial rapid prototyping capabilities to UCI:
  • Discussion and Tour of INRF -- the Integrated Nanosystems Research Facility:
  • Discussion and tour of UCI TechPortal incubator -- where UCI technology-based businesses can get a start.
  • Discussion of R&D strategies ---with Q&A.

Those interested may proceed to a local restaurant following our meeting.

Goran Matijasevic
Director of Research Development at UCI, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, and Executive Director, Chief Executive Roundtable, Office of the Chancellor, UCI.

Goran Matijasevic, Ph.D. MBA, is responsible for the chief Executive Roundtable consisting of many of Orange Counties top innovation companies and for Research at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering for the past eight years. He also has experience in Telecommunications at QPlus Networks and the Electrical / Electronic manufacturing at Ormet Corporation. He holds an MBA from The George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UCI.

IMC Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
are designed for IMC members, but non-members and visitors are welcome for up to three SIG meetings. If your consulting practice serves the high-tech industry, please join on September 14 and be prepared to share your insights. Participation is free.

The Mission of the IMC Technology SIG is to:

  • Identify opportunities in consulting to high-tech clients.
  • Develop more effective consulting skills in serving high-tech clients.
  • Facilitate use of technology by client companies.
  • Support each other through networking and professional relationships.
  • Create a collaborative group of consultants serving high-tech clients or performing technology development.

RSVP is essential since our facility space is limited. Please RSVP to:

Curt Deckert, CMC, PhD
Chair, IMC Technology SIG
President of Curt Deckert Associates, Inc.
714-639-0746, ;;

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