MEMS Executive Congress 2011

MEMS Executive Congress 2011

November 2-3, 2011
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
An annual executive forum promoting the commercialization of MEMS

MEMS Executive Congress Keynotes Explore Advancing Innnovation in MEMS

Perspectives on Financial Investment, Engineering Best Practices, and Forces of Change Affecting Future Success and Adoption of MEMS

MEMS Industry Group (MIG) welcomes three keynote speakers to MEMS Executive Congress , each addressing an important facet of achieving success in MEMS: Scott Livingston, CEO, Livingston Securities, will examine financial investment in emerging technologies such as MEMS; Per Asberg, program director, client partnerships, IBM Rational , will discuss systems engineering best practices that enable companies to deliver on time and on budget; and Aaron Schulman, business director, Toffler Associates, will map out paradigms that will help Congress attendees to attain future success among constantly evolving market dynamics.

MEMS Executive Congress 2011 Keynotes Feature:

Scott Livingston

Scott Livingston, CEO, Livingston Securities—“Changing the Way Innovation is Financed on Wall Street,” Wednesday, November 2| 2:15-3:00 p.m.

The Great American Innovation Machine is alive and well, but is suffering due to lack of access to capital. US companies are leading the world in breakthrough technologies in electronics, energy, healthcare and other key industries, but in order to lead the world in the industries of the future, we need Wall Street to stop focusing on leveraged mortgages, prop trading desks and foreign debt and start focusing on helping innovative companies gain access to the capital they need. Drawing on more than eighteen years of working with emerging technologies at Wall Street firms, Mr. Livingston will educate Congress attendees on the changing landscape on Wall Street, offering practical advice on engaging with investment banking services.

Per Asburg

Per Asberg, Program Director, Client Partnerships, IBM Rational—“Accelerating Innovation through Systems Engineering Best Practices,” Thursday, November 3| 8:45-9:30 a.m.

Drawing on real-world examples undertaken by IBM, Mr. Asberg will discuss the “system of systems” and will present best practices for helping global engineering teams to produce innovative products within stringent budgets and deadlines. Mr. Asberg has more than 25 years’ experience in consulting services, software product sales, and managing international organizations.

Aaron Schulman

Aaron Schulman, Business Director, Toffler Associates— “Shaping the Future: The Drivers of Change,” Thursday, November 3| 4:15-5:00 p.m.

Mr. Schulman will discuss the drivers shaping society, how these drivers might converge to create new challenges and opportunities, and how these changes have implications for Congress attendees and their organizations as they plan for a successful future. With more than 25 years’ diversified consulting experience, Mr. Schulman works within the national security sector of Toffler Associates, and advises senior leaders in their transformation, investment and growth strategies. His clients include the U.S. intelligence agencies, the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial sector clients.

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As a business rather than a technical conference, MEMS Executive Congress provides a unique forum for MEMS solution providers and OEM integrators to exchange ideas and information during panel discussions and networking events. This truly unique two-day event is the year’s must-attend conference for the entire MEMS supply chain.

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