TI:GER hosts annual innovation conference
By Emory University School of Law | Emory Law | March 13, 2017
After a highly successful inaugural conference, the organizers of the Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results (TI:GER) program will continue their work to share current business practices, discuss the legal and economic challenges, and showcase new technology from the TI:GER teams. The 2017 TI:GER conference will focus on the future of innovation. The event will take place March 30, 2017, between 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Tull Auditorium, Gambrell Hall at Emory University.
Nicole N. Morris, director of TI:GER and professor in practice, said, “I am excited to have this distinguished group of speakers join us for a discussion about the future of innovation. It is an opportunity to learn about the next wave of emerging technologies and legal challenges associated with them. This is the only conference I am aware of that brings together scientists, attorneys, and business professionals to discuss innovative approaches and current trends in technology commercialization.” The conference will feature:
- Blake Patton, managing director, Tech Square Ventures
- David Cummings, entrepreneur and founder of Atlanta Tech Village
- Mario Montag, CEO, Predikto
- Scott Hollister MD of Georgia Tech/Emory Biomedical Engineering
- Matt Burton of Uber Technologies
- Heather McNay of Landis+Gyr
- Stephen Kong of Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, PC
- Phyllis Sumner of King & Spalding
- Bryan Stewart of Morris, Manning, & Martin
Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results, or TI:GER®, is a collaboration between Emory Law and Georgia Institute of Technology that brings together graduate students in law, business, science, and engineering to work on start-up projects. The goal: transform highly promising research into economically viable products.