PRESIDENT'S RETREAT

THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA'S RELATIONSHIPS WITH INDUSTRY
IN RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

UCLA Sunset Village

Final Agenda: Thursday, January 30

9:00 REGISTRATION/CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST ~ PREFUNCTION AREA ~

9:45 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION OF PRESIDENT ATKINSON ~ GRAND HORIZON ROOM ~
C. Kumar Patel, Vice Chancellor - Research, UCLA

10:00 "VISIONS AND VALUES: THE RESEARCH UNIVERSITY IN TRANSITION"
Richard C. Atkinson, President, University of California

10:30 RETREAT MODERATOR OVERVIEW
John Zysman, Professor of Political Science, Co-Director Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy, UCB

10:45 BREAK

11:00 THE CURRENT CONTEXT OF UNIVERSITY/INDUSTRY INTERACTIONS ~ AUDITORIUM ~

1:00 LUNCH ~ GRAND HORIZON ROOM ~

2:30 CONCURRENT ADVISORY GROUPS

Session 1: Working with Industry - Challenges and Opportunities

4:00 THE INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE ~ GRAND HORIZON ROOM ~
James McGroddy, former Senior Vice President, Science and Technology, IBM Corporation
Jane E. Shaw, Founder, The Stable Network and former President and COO Alza Corporation

5:15 MODERATOR COMMENTS

John Zysman

5:00 - 6:00 [Bel-Air Summit Hotel "Check-In" at Sunset Village Site, Prefunction Area
Shuttle service available from Sunset Village to Bel-Air Summit Hotel]

7:30 DINNER ~ BEL-AIR SUMMIT HOTEL ~
"Digital Ragtime" -- Robert Winter

7:30 [Shuttle service available from Bel-Air Summit to Sunset Village]

8:00 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST ~ PREFUNCTION AREA ~

8:30 A RANGE OF EXPERIENCES WITHIN UC ~ GRAND HORIZON ROOM ~
Panelists: C. Anthony Hunt, Professor, Departments of Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Biopharmaceutical Sciences, UCSF
Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Dean of Engineering, UCSB
Suzanne B. Sandmeyer, Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, UCI
Robert Winter, Professor of Music, Associate Dean for Technology, Curriculum Innovation and Research, UCLA
Discussant: Karl Hittelman, Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, UCSF

10:00 BREAK

10:15 CONCURRENT ADVISORY GROUPS ~ See Thursday Room Locations ~

Session 2: Guiding Principles and Recommendations

Groups reconvene to expand on foundation established in Thursday's session. Each group will continue to work within its preassigned area to identify major opportunities and suggest potential organizational and/or policy strategies, directions or actions related to that area.

12:15 LUNCH ~ GRAND HORIZON ROOM ~

1:15 ADVISORY GROUP FINDINGS
UC Provost C. Judson King and UC Senior Vice President V. Wayne Kennedy will lead the Advisory Group Chairs in a discussion of the Groups' findings and recommendations.

2:15 GENERAL DISCUSSION
All Retreat attendees are encouraged to contribute their perspectives and comments from the floor.

3:30 WRAP UP AND SYNTHESIS
John Zysman will provide a preliminary synthesis of the Retreat recommendations and outline follow-up actions to be taken.

4:00 ADJOURN

4:30 [Shuttle service available from Sunset Village to LAX airport]

(1/24/97)


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