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Washington’s Innovation Summit 2010

Collaboration | Creativity | Growth

Presented by the Washington Technology Center (www.watechcenter.org), Washington’s


Innovation Summit 2010 will take place at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center
on April 9, 2010 from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Dr. Bonnie Dunbar, astronaut and executive
director of the Museum of Flight, is one of several keynote speakers who will share examples
of innovations shaping the future.

About Washington’s Innovation Summit 2010


Washington’s Innovation Summit 2010 (formerly called Washington State Technology
Summit), was first held in 2005. Each year nearly 400 CEOs, entrepreneurs, plus civic and
thought leaders and researchers from across the state gather at the summit to address the
current and future opportunities in technology-based business
growth.
Washington’s Innovation
Washington’s Innovation Summit 2010 will provide an Summit 2009
opportunity for attendees to learn about new trends, current Attendee Profile
applications and case studies. The event will be structured  
to encourage attendees to interact with speakers and other 54% Industry 17%
leading innovators. Breakout tracks will include Renewable Government 14%
Energy and Aerospace. Academia 14%
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Past keynote speakers have included Gifford Pinchot, co-
founder and President Emeritus of the Bainbridge Graduate 27% of registrants held
Institute; Thomas Plimpton, Vice Chairman of PACCAR; Bob high-level titles such as
Cremin, CEO of Esterline; and Senator Maria Cantwell. Event CEO, president, vice
attendees span industries and sectors, from startups to president, executive
established innovators, and have included such
representatives as Atlas Accelerator, Ernst & Young, the City of
Seattle, Blue Marble, and Philips Healthcare.

Our goal for the event is to enable each attendee to walk away with new contacts, resources
and ideas to help build and reinforce the success of his or her enterprise.

About the Washington Technology Center

Washington Technology Center (WTC) is a


statewide economic
development organization focused on
technology and innovation. WTC channels
state, federal, and private resources to help
companies develop and commercialize new products and technologies.

WTC works across all industries and regions. We help maximize and leverage the investment
Washington state is already making in university science and technology. No other
organization is better at directly and actively maintaining Washington state as a leader in
technology.