Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2022, part one: Find pathways to breakthroughs

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AANHPI panelist headshots


A recording of this event will be available soon.

You have ideas, drive, and a vision of success, but what steps will you take to make that vision a reality? Learn to map your way forward from successful innovators who will share hard-earned tips from their own journeys.

 

Agenda

(All times ET; subject to change)


2-2:03 p.m. Leadership greeting

  • Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO

2:03-2:05 p.m. Welcome to part one: Find pathways to breakthroughs

  • Sophia Kim, Trademark Senior Attorney, USPTO

2:05-2:39 p.m. Fireside conversation: How innovative thinking leads to innovative results

  • Dr. Gurtej Sandhu, Senior Fellow and Vice President at Micron Technology and prolific inventor named on more than 1,300 patents
  • Andrew Wang, Assistant Commissioner for Patents, USPTO (moderator)

2:39-2:42 p.m. Break

2:42-3:26 p.m. Panel discussion: Pathways to ground-breaking discoveries

  • Dr. Ritu Raman, d'Arbeloff Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Jun Ye, Ph.D., Professor Adjoint at the University of Colorado Department of Physics, JILA Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Fellow, and National Academy of Sciences member
  • Seema Rao, Supervisory Patent Examiner, Technology Center 2100, USPTO (moderator)

3:26 p.m. Closing

  • Sophia Kim, Trademark Senior Attorney, USPTO

Speaker biographies
 


Remember to attend part two of this series on Wednesday, May 18, from 2-3:30 p.m. ET.

The Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Innovation and Entrepreneurship program is presented by the United States Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) Office of Innovation Outreach. For more information, please contact InnovationOutreach@uspto.gov.

The content and opinions shared by our guest speakers during this program are not those of the USPTO, nor are they an endorsement of any persons, products, programs, or policies mentioned during the event.

This event is part of a series: AANHPI Innovation, Advancing Equity