You are invited: innovationIOWA Magazine Launch Party April 5th

Join the Business Record at the innovationIOWA MAGAZINE LAUNCH PARTY 2016: The Ultimate Gathering of Iowa Visionaires & Leaders of the New Economy

*Presented by: Iowa State University Economic Development and Industry Relations

*Learn who the DuPont Pioneer innovationLEADER of the Year Award Winner is!

When: April 5th, 2016
Where: Workiva 2900 University Blvd, Ames IA / Iowa State University Research Park
Time: 5:00 – 7:00pm / Comments at 6:00pm
Details: Enjoy light food and beverages
RSVP: Is not required

Join Local Leaders:
Kirk Bjorland – Iowa Innovation Corporation
Matt Busick – River Glen Private Capital
Jay Byers – Greater Des Moines Partnership
Michael Crum – Iowa State University
Dan Culhane – Ames Chamber of Commerce
Debi Durham – Iowa Economic Development Authority
Katherine Harrington – Business Record
Joe Hrdlicka – Iowa Biotechnology Association
Doug Hundt – Vermeer
Craig Ibsen – NextLevel Ventures
Kathryn Kunert – MidAmerican Energy
Steven Leath – Iowa State University
Anthony Paustian – DMACC
Mark Petri – Iowa Energy Center
Bob Riley – Feed Energy
Matt Rizai – Workiva
Paul Schickler – DuPont Pioneer
David Spalding – Iowa State University
Steve Sukup – Sukup Manufacturing
Brian Waller – Technology Association of Iowa
Jeff Weld – Governor’s STEM Advisory Council
Brent Willett – Cultivation Corridor
Tim Zarley – Zarley Law…and more!

“We are proud to be the presenter of the innovationLEADER of the Year Award. DuPont Pioneer has a stake in helping to solve some of our most important challenges, such as ensuring food and energy security in an environment of resource scarcity. We are using our global science and worldwide network to develop innovative local solutions for the world’s farmers.” Paul Schickler –President DuPont Pioneer

“Innovation begins at Iowa State University. Please join us at the launch party!” David Spalding – Raisbeck Endowed Dean Iowa State University College of Business

“I’m so looking forward to this event and connecting with Iowa’s innovation leaders.” Dr. Anthony Paustian – Provost West Des Moines Campus DMACC

“This will be one of the best networking events focused on Innovation this year. I would not miss it!” Craig Ibsen – Managing Principal NextLevel Ventures

“As a global hub for cutting-edge technology, STEM research and agbioscience, Greater Des Moines and the Cultivation Corridor have much innovation to celebrate. Join us April 5th! Jay Byers – CEO, Greater Des Moines Partnership

“I really appreciate this being high-profile event where we celebrate Iowa innovation – and we don’t do enough of that. Thank you to the Business Record!” Joe Hrdlicka – Executive Director, Iowa Biotechnology Association

“We are proud to be part of this key event bringing regional leaders together in Ames, the northern anchor of Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor.” Dan Culhane – President & CEO Ames Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development

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