Finding the Cures
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

Finding the Cures

Join a panel of Doctors and Researchers, at Rogers Hall on the University of the Ozarks campus for an exploration of the Art of Science, the synergy of arts and science in collision. The topic is researching and treating important diseases. This is part of the Walton Arts and Ideas series.

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NIH SBIR Drafting
Nov
14
11:00 AM11:00

NIH SBIR Drafting

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Tech Transfer (STTR) programs provide early-stage research funding for companies looking to commercialize science-based intellectual property. If you are interested in submitting an SBIR/STTR application, come to this workshop to discuss how to get started, learn about SBIR/STTR support programs in the area, or to schedule a time for Dr. Ellen Brune to review your grant drafts.

The seminar is led by Ellen Brune, liaison for economic development for the U of A-Startup Junkie Science Venture Primer Partnership. It will be offered November 14 at 11 a.m. Register here.

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The patent process: from disclosure to notice of allowance
Nov
13
4:00 PM16:00

The patent process: from disclosure to notice of allowance

Converting valuable research into patents is a great accomplishment for a faculty member. Come to this workshop to learn how the University protects your intellectual property, what the process looks like once your application reaches the US Patent and Trademark Office, and how technology is licensed for commercial use.

The seminar is led by Technology Ventures.  Register here

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Global Entrepreneurship Week
Nov
12
to Nov 18

Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.

Each year, the Conductor hosts the Central Arkansas chapter of Global Entrepreneurship Week, and  a number of workshops, networking events and a pitch competition.  For more information check this link

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The patent process: from disclosure to notice of allowance
Nov
7
11:00 AM11:00

The patent process: from disclosure to notice of allowance

Converting valuable research into patents is a great accomplishment for a faculty member. Come to this workshop to learn how the University protects your intellectual property, what the process looks like once your application reaches the US Patent and Trademark Office, and how technology is licensed for commercial use.

The seminar is led by Technology Ventures.  Register here

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 AR GIS Users Forum & OPENGATE Outreach Partnership Conference
Nov
2
8:00 AM08:00

AR GIS Users Forum & OPENGATE Outreach Partnership Conference

The conference is the latest in a series of events designed to increase awareness of the need for geospatial training for students entering or currently in the workforce. This collaboration among the Arkansas GIS Users Forum and the OPENGATE project, an NSF-funded initiative, brings together professionals from around Arkansas with community college students and faculty to better explore the needs of tomorrow's workforce. To Register - Click here.

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Thunder Over the Rock
Oct
27
to Oct 28

Thunder Over the Rock

Wow! An air show and STEM Expo in the heart of Techtober!  This should be the event with the largest attendence this year.  LRAFB is looking for STEM partners to fill one or more hangers (each the size of three football fields) with exhibits.  There will be lots to see and do in the air and on the ground.  This might be the largest STEM event in Arkansas history.

Here is the link for more information.

 

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Jolt Hackathon
Oct
27
to Oct 28

Jolt Hackathon

In addition to being a weekend of immersive fun with food, Jolt provides experiential workforce and professional development for the technological community in Central Arkansas. Teams from high schools,  colleges,  companies and community work on problems and build thinking skills.  We understand this year the problems may involve satellite communications.  Click here for information and to register teams.

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Northwest Technical Institute - Open House Manufacturing Day
Oct
26
9:00 AM09:00

Northwest Technical Institute - Open House Manufacturing Day

Come see why Manufacturing is so important! Companies are invited to display their products, while students and the public are invited to learn more about what we do at Northwest Technical Institute. Learn how we partner with manufacturer's to produce the goods that you use everyday! The event is free and we always have a crowd. Lunch will be served. Students, please bring your questions as well as your resume with you.  Click here to register. 

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Made by Few
Oct
25
to Oct 27

Made by Few

What is Made by Few?

Made by Few was conceived five years ago to inspire designers, developers, creatives, and entrepreneurs in the startup space. Today, MxF continues to carry that torch and has expanded by adding additional activities while highlighting the amazing food, people, culture, and talent across the region.

For more information about Made by Few and to register follow this link.

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Communicating Science to the Public
Oct
23
4:00 PM16:00

Communicating Science to the Public

The seminar will be led by Sarah Goforth, director of outreach for the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Science Venture Primer Partnership will broaden the programming and resources available to faculty and graduate students to amplify the economic and social impacts of university research and innovation. The Science Venture Primer Partnership furthers the joint goals and efforts of Startup Junkie and the U of A offices of Economic Development, Industry Engagement and Entrepreneurship & Innovation  Location is the Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub, 123 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, AR 72701  To Register click here.

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NWA Technology Summit
Oct
23
7:30 AM07:30

NWA Technology Summit

Northwest Arkansas Premier Technology and Innovation Summit. The NWA Technology Summit brings cutting-edge innovation to the latest thinking at the intersection of business and technology.  Want to explore how to innovate and use technology to succeed in the digital era?  Then the Summit is for you. Forward-thinking and practitioner-driven general session speakers and high value breakout sessions will deliver ways that you can effectively collaborate on innovative solutions to common business challenges and learn how technology is powering change and leveling the playing field. 

  nwatechsummit.com 

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NSF SBIR Drafting
Oct
22
3:30 PM15:30

NSF SBIR Drafting

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Tech Transfer (STTR) programs provide early-stage research funding for companies looking to commercialize science-based intellectual property. If you are interested in submitting an SBIR/STTR application, come to this workshop to discuss how to get started, learn about SBIR/STTR support programs in the area, or to schedule a time for Ellen Brune to review your grant drafts.

The seminar is led by Ellen Brune, liaison for economic development for the U of A-Startup Junkie Science Venture Primer Partnership.  Register here

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MedTech Technology Conference
Oct
22
8:00 AM08:00

MedTech Technology Conference

Held in conjunction with the Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit on October 23, 2018. Participants will hear from a variety of dynamic speakers and engage in meaningful discussion on health care and technology. Northwest Arkansas has fast become a health care destination in the Midwest. This conference will address healthcare in Northwest Arkansas and the advances of technology impact to health care nationwide. Includes breakfast, lunch, panel discussion, keynote speaker and breakout sessions.  Click here for more information.

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Women in Tech
Oct
22
8:00 AM08:00

Women in Tech

 

Participants will hear from a variety of dynamic speakers and engage in meaningful discussion on thought leadership, innovation, opportunities and challenges surrounding women in today’s technology workforce. Includes breakfast, lunch, panel discussion, keynote speaker and breakout sessions.  Click here for more information and registration.

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Maker Space Grand Opening
Oct
19
1:00 PM13:00

Maker Space Grand Opening

   National Park College is opening a Maker Space at the Innovative Technologies Center . Become part of the Maker Movement with some of the latest available technologies. The Maker Space is at 2233 Albert Pike Rd.,  Hot Springs, AR
For more information and directions click here

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Pace Industries Open House - Manufacturing Day Harrison
Oct
12
8:30 AM08:30

Pace Industries Open House - Manufacturing Day Harrison

During Manufacturing Day, students will go on a plant tour where they will be able to see every part of the facility and learn about the different machines we work with. We highlight the different career opportunities in demand when they are completing school and entering the workforce. Afterwards, they will have the opportunity to ask associates questions about the work and career opportunities available at Pace. The local technical colleges will be on hand to provide information on programs they offer relating to the manufacturing environment. When they leave our facility, we want them to walk away with useful information about career opportunities in manufacturing and how to pursue them! 

To register click here.

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Communicating Science to the Public
Oct
10
11:00 AM11:00

Communicating Science to the Public

Specialists speak a language well-understood only by their peers. Conveying complex ideas to a non-specialist (be it a scientist from another discipline, a grant reviewer, an investor, or a student) requires plain language and an ability to see the world through your audience’s eyes. Drawing on techniques developed by the Alan Alda Center for Science Communication, AAAS, and StoryCollider, this 90-minute workshop will provide attendees with a toolkit for improving those skills and draw on evidence to dispel myths about science communication. Bring your pencils!

The seminar will be led by Sarah Goforth, director of outreach for the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Science Venture Primer Partnership will broaden the programming and resources available to faculty and graduate students to amplify the economic and social impacts of university research and innovation. The Science Venture Primer Partnership furthers the joint goals and efforts of Startup Junkie and the U of A offices of Economic Development, Industry Engagement and Entrepreneurship & Innovation  Location is the Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub, 123 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, AR 72701  To Register click here.

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Innovations in Augmented Reality
Oct
9
5:00 PM17:00

Innovations in Augmented Reality

Experience how augmented reality will disrupt Arkansas businesses and manufacturing. Guest speaker, Steve Davis, will join National Park College's ITC Tech Talks to demonstrate virtual and augmented reality technology and explain how this technology is being used in civil and military aviation to revolutionize an entire industry.

Interested in learning how augmented reality can streamline your manufacturing processes and reduce employee training costs? Want to start a career in augmented reality technology? Don't miss this talk at the Innovative Technologies Center, 2233 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913.

This event is FREE and open to the community. Refreshments are provided. For more information, contact ITC Director Robin Pelton at 501-760-1615 or sign up here.  

 

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Conway Eco+Arts Fest
Oct
6
11:00 AM11:00

Conway Eco+Arts Fest

Conway EcoFest is a group of environmental educators who work to improve the overall health of the community through our annual festival. We strive to make incremental changes in Conway and Central Arkansas through conservation, sustainability and innovation. Join us for our 10th annual festival this Fall! CAFTA’s mission “is to promote the arts in Conway under a unified forum. Our goal is to one day have a facility that can house all community arts organizations for use in artistic performance, exhibition and education.” Learn more about CAFTA at artsinconway.org.  Location of EcoFest is Laurel Park, 2310 Robinson,  Conway,  AR

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Date:

October 6

Time:

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Categories:

Laurel Park

2310 Robinson Avenue
Conway, AR 72034 United States + Google Map

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Remix Ideas Pitch Challenge
Oct
5
5:30 PM17:30

Remix Ideas Pitch Challenge

Remix Ideas asks individuals, entrepreneurs, startups to submit their ideas. From these submissions, three applicants will be selected and invited to present their ideas to a live audience on October 5, 2018, from 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.  For pitch criteria and more information click here.

Enter the Remix Pitch challenge, “Battle of Ideas”, by September 7 , 2018.   http://remixideas.com/submit-an-idea/

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Pace Industries Open House - Manufacturing Day Harrison
Oct
5
8:30 AM08:30

Pace Industries Open House - Manufacturing Day Harrison

During Manufacturing Day, students will go on a plant tour where they will be able to see every part of the facility and learn about the different machines we work with. We highlight the different career opportunities in demand when they are completing school and entering the workforce. Afterwards, they will have the opportunity to ask associates questions about the work and career opportunities available at Pace. The local technical colleges will be on hand to provide information on programs they offer relating to the manufacturing environment. When they leave our facility, we want them to walk away with useful information about career opportunities in manufacturing and how to pursue them!  To register click here

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