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Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
From the event website:
American Business Association of Russian Professionals is proud to announce 7th annual Technology Investment Conference. SVOD 2011 will take place in Computer History Museum (Mountain View, CA) on November 29-30, 2011.
This year, SVOD will take place under the auspices of the Russian Innovation Center, which was recently founded by Rusnano, Skolkovo and RVC – as a part of the Russian Innovation Week (Nov. 29 – Dec. 2).
SVOD 2011 conference panels will discuss many vibrant areas in today’s entrepreneurship: the future of global technology markets; new developments in social media; replicating successful models of innovation and growth; and the prospects for Russia’s hi-tech take-off.
Along with SVOD’s signature Technology Trends and VC panels, the conference will showcase the hot startups run by Russian-speaking and European entrepreneurs. The business plan competition will select about 20 innovative projects to be presented to a distinguished Panel of Judges made up of prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalists.
Information and registration here.