Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Distinguished Speaker Series on Technology Innovation and Commercialization: Law, Policy and Business

Distinguished Speaker Series

Southwestern Law School was pleased to announce a new Distinguished Speaker Series for 2006. The series focused on Technology Innovation and Commercialization: Law, Policy and Business in connection with a proposed, new Center addressing these vital national interests.

Co-chaired by Southwestern Professor Michael D. Scott and international innovation strategist, Steven L. Berman, Esq., founder & CEO of Berman & Co., the inaugural series featured three internationally prominent speakers from academia, business and government:

Click on the speaker name below for

access to their audio lecture!

March 16, 2006

Dr. Roberto Peccei, Vice Chancellor of Research, University of California, Los Angeles
"Novel and Effective Strategies and Partnerships Among Academia, Industry and Government: Innovation Through Commercialization"

April 18, 2006

Yolanda Benson, Deputy Secretary, California Business, Transportation and Housing Agency
"Government as an Enabling Stakeholder in Our Present and Future Knowledge and Technology Economy: Politics, Business and Implementation"

May 23, 2006

Jim Mutter, President of British Columbia Premier’s Technology Council
"Global Economic Leadership and Better Commercialization Models for North America:  Competing and Winning in the Global Knowledge Economy"

The events took place at 7:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Bullocks Wilshire building, on the Southwestern Law School campus, and were followed by a reception.

Click here to view the conference brochure (PDF).

The program offered one hour of continuing legal education (CLE) credit. Southwestern is a State Bar of California-approved MCLE provider.