Event Calendar

For information about events of interest to the U.Va. and local innovation communities, browse our calendar listings below. For additional events and programs focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship, see the links in the left-hand menu.

Oct
11
October 11, 2016 to October 13, 2016
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Jacksonville, FL

SEBIO's past presenting companies have raised a combined $2.5billion since the inception of the forum in 1999. To learn more, click here.

May
26
May 26, 2016
5:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Boar's Head Inn

Gala Tickets Include: Cocktail ticket, expanded reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres, a seat at the highly anticipated awards ceremony, dessert, champagne and coffee/tea service. A cash bar is also available.

Program Overview: 

The event schedule is not yet finalized, but will include:

May
11
May 11, 2016
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Center for Open Science (located in the Omni Business Center)

The next Charlottesville Women in Tech meeting will feature an interactive session with Connie English, Director of Global Talent Acquisition at the CFA Institute. Join us as she provides insight and advice on resumes and interviews for both job seekers and employers looking to hire.

May
10
May 10, 2016
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Darden's iLab

Enjoy an evening with food, fun and lively conversation at Biotech and Beer. Meet old friends and new colleagues in the life science community and meet special guest Dr. Geoff Ling, MD, Founding Director of the Biological Technologies Office at DARPA.

Apr
14
April 14, 2016
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
The Paramount Theater

An insider's look at competitive sports that explores the advances in training, nutrition, coaching, medicine and equipment  - all are driving innovation across multiple disciplines. Hear from award-winning coaches and professional athlets who experience these innovations first hand and what they mean for tomorrow's athletes.

Apr
14
April 14, 2016
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
The Paramount Theater

Students - Make Something that Matters.

Take charge of your education. Inspire and be inspired. Join hundreds of other creative problem solvers at this student planned and student led Summit. Build businesses, launch organizations, and start projects that will positively impact your customers, your community, and society at large, creative value for all.

Apr
13
April 13, 2016
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Paramount Theater

Presented by UVA Licensing and Ventures Group

Apr
13
April 13, 2016
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Paramount Theater

The highest honor bestowed on University of Virginia innovators, the Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year award recognizes an individual or team whose research discovery is making a major impact. Award winners receive a $10,000 cash prize and formal recognition at this special awards reception.

Apr
12
April 12, 2016
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Paramount Theater

On Tuesday April 12, the community gathers to celebrate the global innovators who are applying new social enterprise models to improve the health of citizens in Charlottesville and around the world.

Apr
11
April 11, 2016
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Paramount Theater

Presented by UVA’s Office of the Vice President for Research and the School of Engineering & Applied Science
cohosted by the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, Charlottesville Business Innovation Council, Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development, and Piedmont Council for the Arts

Reception: 6:00 pm
Presentations: 7:00 pm

Mar
23
March 23, 2016
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
University of Virginia, 100 Darden Blvd., CLA 280 (classroom)

The Federal government's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $2.6 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually.

Mar
15
March 15, 2016
8:00 am to 10:00 am
Darden's iLab

Get inspired

Meet fellow entrepreneurs

Mar
03
March 3, 2016
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
i.Lab at UVA

The Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation invites you to a captivating conversation with founder, Raymond Lambert (MBA '87), as he shares his entrepreneurial journey building All Jokes Aside and its eventual closing. Mr.

Feb
25
February 25, 2016
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Former Indoor Biotechnologies Space 1216 Harris St. Charlottesville, Virginia

It's time to shake off the winter blues, make new connections and love your lab! Attend Biotech and Beer: a networking event on February 25 at the former Indoor Biotechnologies Space from 5-7 pm.

Register here.

 

Feb
17
February 17, 2016
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Virginia Biotechnology Research Park, Richmond, VA

Learn more about the Virginia Bioscience Economy Initiative. Meet and mingle with state officials at VA Bio's 2016 General Assembly Reception. Join your colleagues for an evening of cocktails and policy and let your voice count.

Feb
16
February 16, 2016
8:00 am to 10:00 am
UVA i.Lab

The next meeting of Charlottesville Entrepreneurs and Espresso will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the i.Lab at UVA.

Jan
28
January 28, 2016
11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Learn how to lay the groundwork for your NSF SBIR/STTR project with this discussion of steps to getting your proposal started, how to communicate with the Program Manager, best practices for preparing an Executive Summary and developing your preliminary project plan and budget. $10 Virginia Firms, $35 All Others

Jan
19
January 19, 2016
8:00 am to 10:00 am
iLab at UVA: 621 Nash Drive

The next meeting of Charlottesville Entrepreneurs and Espresso will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the i.Lab at UVA. The schedule will include networking over coffee, a pitch from an early stage company with time for Q&A, and lessons learned with an expert entrepreneur. 

This is a free event open to the entire entrepreneurship community.

Dec
08
December 8, 2015
11:30 am to 2:30 pm
Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, Tysons Corner

This special Lunch & Learn will present an introduction to the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs that provide $150K-$1.5M in non dilutive funding for early stage, high risk Research & Development. This session will provide an intro to the program and will feature reps from four Federal Agencies.

Nov
17
November 17, 2015
8:00 am to 10:00 am
i.Lab at UVa

The next meeting of Charlottesville Entrepreneurs and Espresso will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at the i.Lab at UVa. The schedule will include networking over coffee, a pitch from an early stage company with time for Q&A and lessons learned from a successful entrepreneur.

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