WiN 2010 Schedule

WiN 2010 Schedule of Events: 

Event Date

Thursday, November 11, 2010 

Event Location

Oregon State University Conference Center
CH2M HILL Alumni Center and LaSells Stewart Center 

Exhibitors and Sponsors: Booth Set-up


CH2M HILL Alumni Center, Foyer

Sponsors and Exhibitors check in at the registration area in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center foyer for your booth assignment and parking pass (one parking pass per booth) 

Sponsor and Leadership Luncheon


CH2M HILL Alumni Center, Willamette Room

Luncheon for Invited Sponsors and Guests

Welcome Address by Mayor Charlie Tomlinson


Welcome Address and Keynote



LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium

Welcome Address by Rick Spinrad, VP of Research, OSU


Keynote:  “Entrepreneurship & Innovation – Overcoming

Challenges and the Value of Peer Mentoring” 

Ryan Buchanan &  John Friess

Ryan Buchanan:

Board Member with Starve Ups 

Chairman of the Board of Directors at Software Association of Oregon

Founder & CEO at eROI, Inc.

Co-Founder at Northwest Promotions


John Friess:


Cofounded and sold Wired.MD. for $7.5 million sale of his first company,

New company is Journey Gym, selling portable gyms for travelers

Presentation of a Success Story



LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium


A Willamette Valley Success Story - “Good Clean Love”

Wendy Strgar


Chair and Founder, “Good Clean Love” Winner of

2009’s Willamette Angel Conference competition   

Town Hall Meeting


LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium

“Leadership in Economic Development: Where Does It Come From?”(Sponsored by “Prosperity That Fits’)  

WiN Exhibit Hall


CH2M HILL Alumni Center, Cascade Ballroom and Foyer

Open Innovation Exhibit Hall a Dynamic and Interactive Event!

"Presentation of the Linus Pauling Innovative Company of the Year"

"Presentation of the Community Choice 'Best of Show' Award"





Topical Breakout:  Nano-Tech and Energy

Tomm Aldridge, Intel Energy Systems Research Lab Director 





Topical Breakout:  Innovation: Keeping the Family Business Vibrant for Generations 

Presented by the Austin Family Business Program 




Topical Breakout:  Wood Products Innovation

Steve Killgore, VP Calvert Company, Inc. 

Exhibitors and Sponsors: Booth Take-down



Take down will begin at 7:00pm. 
 All booths must be cleared from the facility by 9:00pm.

Spark! Corvallis


LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium

Student Entrepreneurial Business Ideas w/Audience Feedback (Sponsored by AEP) 

IGNITE! Corvallis 3

7:30 – 9:00pm


LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium

The popular and exciting in-your-face format of ideas and experience with that unique Corvallis flavor! (Sponsored by Oregon State University)