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Event schedule

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:10 am
Opening Remarks
Speaker
Jay Rains
Jay Rains, Partner and Global Co-Chair, Corporate Practice
DLA Piper
9:10 am - 10:00 am
Keynote Address
Mobile: A Platform for Innovation

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Speaker
Steve Mollenkopf
Steve Mollenkopf, President and Chief Operating Officer, QUALCOMM
President, QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies
10:00 am - 10:10 am
Break

Track 1

10:10 am - 11:15 am
Concurrent Sessions
Gamificaton: What Is It? How Do You Monetize It? Is It Here to Stay?

Some industry experts call gamification one of the most important trends in technology today. Others call it a passing fad or marketing gimmick. Many in the technology industry have never heard of gamification or even believe it concerns video games. This panel will discuss what gamification is, how it is being used, how companies make money from it and whether it is here to stay.

Moderator
R "Ray" Wang
R "Ray" Wang, Principal Analyst and CEO
Constellation Research Inc.
Speakers
Dain F. DeGroff
Dain F. DeGroff, President and Managing Member
Triangle Peak Partners, LP
Vishal Gurbuxani
Vishal Gurbuxani, Chief Technology Officer
Velti
Ken Haigh
Ken Haigh, Chief Operating Officer
PeopleMatter

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Track 2

10:10 am - 11:15 am
Concurrent Sessions
After the Stimulus: The Biobased Fuels and Chemicals State of Play

The effect of the federal stimulus on the biofuels and biochemicals space has been uneven. Substantial progress has been made in technologies applied and feed stocks developed, but solid markets are still developing. The panelists and the moderator, who are deeply involved with biofuels and biochemicals as investors,producers,offtakers and promoters, will offer informative views on the current state of play and what the future may hold.

Moderator
Dr. Vincent Schächter
Dr. Vincent Schächter, Vice President, Research and Development
Total New Energies
Speakers
Billy M.  Glover
Billy M. Glover, Vice President - Environment and Aviation Policy
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Dr. Jennifer Holmgren
Dr. Jennifer Holmgren, Chief Executive Officer
LanzaTech
Cynthia (CJ) Warner
Cynthia (CJ) Warner, Chairman and CEO
Sapphire Energy

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11:15 am - 11:45 am
Break
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch and Discussion
Washington Political Insight Comes to Silicon Valley

What issues will most influence voters’ decision making in the coming presidential election? How will the outcome affect domestic and foreign policy? How will budget deficits and political stalemate influence future government sponsorship of business innovation?

For a Washington insider's perspective on these questions and many others, please join this discussion between former Democratic Senator George Mitchell, DLA Piper Chairman Emeritus, and former Republican Senator and Secretary of Defense William Cohen, Chairman and CEO of The Cohen Group.

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Moderator
J. Terence "Terry" O'Malley
J. Terence "Terry" O'Malley, Co-Chair (Americas)
DLA Piper
Speakers
Honorable William S. Cohen
Honorable William S. Cohen, Former US Secretary of Defense Chairman and CEO
The Cohen Group
Senator George J. Mitchell
Senator George J. Mitchell, Partner and Chairman Emeritus
DLA Piper
1:00 pm - 1:55 pm
Dessert Buffet and Networking

Track 1

1:55 pm - 3:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Fundamental Changes in the Financing of Emerging Growth Companies

The emerging growth and venture capital sector has undergone fundamental changes in the last ten years, among them:

  • More alternative funding sources for emerging growth companies, including angel investors, super-angels, incubators, secondary markets, crowdsourcing and foreign investments
  • Lower costs to start many emerging growth companies as a result of cloud computing, hosted services, IP outsourcing and other developments
  • A change in liquidity alternatives, resulting in fewer IPOs and fewer active acquirors
  • Less funding for companies requiring large capital investments, particularly life science, clean tech and other hardware companies This panel will examine the impact of these changes and ask what changes may come in the next decade.
Moderator
Tracy Lefteroff
Tracy Lefteroff, Global Managing Partner, Venture Capital Industry Services and National Life Sciences Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Speakers
Jean-Francois "Jeff" Clavier
Jean-Francois "Jeff" Clavier, Founder and Managing Partner
SoftTech VC
Scott Kupor
Scott Kupor, Managing Partner
Andreessen Horowitz
Ted Schlein
Ted Schlein, General Partner
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

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Track 2

1:55 pm - 3:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Patent Assets: How Much Are They Really Worth and What Are You Going to Do About It?

In a short period this year, the media reported AOL’s $1 billion-plus sale of 800 patents to Microsoft, then that Microsoft had flipped 650 of those properties to Facebook, then that Intel had spent $70 million to buy patents from Aware. These sales illustrate a shift in the way companies and investors view patents: not as obscure instruments gathering dust but as assets, worthy of the attention of corporate boards. In this panel,patent asset thought leaders with real-world, experience address the questions surrounding what patents are worth. Among the topics:

  • What drives patent value?
  • What happens if executives think they have valuable patent properties and then discover they do not?
  • What measures can be put in place to increase the odds of creating valuable patents?
  • If one has a valuable patent asset, how does one monetize it?
  •  What effect do activist shareholders have?
Moderator
Craig Opperman
Craig Opperman, Partner
DLA Piper
Speakers
Michael Dansky
Michael Dansky, Executive Director
Capstone
Damon C. Matteo
Damon C. Matteo, Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Officer
Palo Alto Research Center

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1:55 pm - 3:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions

Track 3

Transforming Health Care through Health IT

Health IT is an essential tool to transforming the health care system, improving care and outcomes for patients, and reducing costs for the system. From tools that empower consumers to IT that enables better coordination across the continuum of care, IT tools are changing the nature, use and delivery of health care services. The panel will explore the ways providers, plans, vendors and consumers use health IT to create a more efficient and sustainable health care system.

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Moderator
Mary Langowski
Mary Langowski, Partner
DLA Piper
Speakers
Amir Dan Rubin
Amir Dan Rubin, President and CEO
Stanford Hospital & Clinics
West Shell III
West Shell III, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Healthline
Madhavi  Vemireddy, MD
Madhavi Vemireddy, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Product Management
ActiveHealth Management

Track 1

3:10 pm - 4:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Managing the New Economics of Innovation

The speed of innovation in the technology industry has increased dramatically and requires companies to focus on innovation in a more structured way. This panel will address the management of innovation in the technology industry and the role of industry members, from startups to venture capitalists to large companies, in the new innovation ecosystem. Topics will include:

  • The role of startups
  • The rise of the global innovation ecosystem
  • Strategies for large corporations seeking to encourage innovation and interact with startups
  • Chief Innovation Officers and their rol
Moderator
Mark Radcliffe
Mark Radcliffe, Partner
DLA Piper
Speakers
Colin Bodell
Colin Bodell, Vice President, Website Application Platform & Builder Tools
Amazon.com
Randy Komisar
Randy Komisar, Partner
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Heidi Mason
Heidi Mason, Founder and Managing Partner
Bell Mason Group

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Track 2

3:10 pm - 4:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions
How to Increase Privacy Protection and Privacy Regulation without Hindering Innovation

How can consumers’ privacy be protected while innovation moves ahead? This panel will debate how to increase privacy protection and privacy regulation without hindering innovation. The panelists will focus on the FTC and White House Privacy White Paper proposals and the European Commission’s draft Privacy Regulation.

Moderator
Jim Halpert
Jim Halpert, Partner
DLA Piper
Speakers
Steve DelBianco
Steve DelBianco, Executive Director
NetChoice
Scott D. Goss
Scott D. Goss, Senior Privacy Counsel
Qualcomm Incorporated
Daniel Weitzner
Daniel Weitzner, Director
MIT Decentralized Information Group

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4:15 pm - 4:25 pm
Break

Track 1

4:25 pm - 5:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Technology Mergers and Acquisitions: The Buyers Speak

A panel of strategic buyers and investors will discuss their acquisition and investment strategies, including:

  • Their 2012 outlook on M&A and corporate investment
  • What they are looking to invest in or acquire, and why
  • Drivers that lead them to pull the trigger
  • Their process and approaches to integration
Moderator
Curtis Mo
Curtis Mo, Partner
DLA Piper
Speakers
Mike Foley
Mike Foley, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Electronic Arts
Douglas Kehring
Douglas Kehring, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategic Planning
Oracle
Hilton Romanski
Hilton Romanski, Vice President
Head of Corporate Business Development
Cisco Systems

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Track 2

4:25 pm - 5:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Meeting the Threat of Economic Espionage and Cybercrime: Risk Assessment and Current Best Practices

Every day brings more news about cybercrime and economic espionage. Theft of IP is increasingly a tool of statecraft, with foreign governments planting moles in US businesses, using overhearing technologies to steal innovative technologies and seeking to purchase IP from vulnerable corporate employees.Hacking, which can bring a company to its knees and change reputations overnight, is also increasing at a frightening rate. Cutting through the hype to determine the true threats to your prime business assets is essential. Hear from a panel of experts from government, private industry and consulting firms about their views on the current environment and best practices.

Moderator
Carolyn McNiven
Carolyn McNiven, Partner
DLA Piper
Speakers
David Glockner
David Glockner, Managing Director
Stroz Friedberg
George Hoyem
George Hoyem, Partner
In-Q-Tel
Jennifer Martin
Jennifer Martin, Senior Corporate Counsel, Investigations
Symantec
Raymond Musser
Raymond Musser, Staff Vice President – Security
General Dynamics
Kevin P. Sherburne
Kevin P. Sherburne, Supervisory Special Agent
Federal Bureau of Investigation

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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Cocktail and Networking Reception

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