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This workshop series will teach women in STEM how to transform their research & discoveries into profitable products & companies.

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From Lab 2 Fulfillment was created by Dr. Yadid-Pecht to guide women in STEM towards commercialization. Small interactive sessions alongside one-on-one coaching cultivate a supportive space to ideate and pivot research into businesses. The process that Dr. Yadid-Pecht has designed helps women in STEM make their scientific innovations more impactful by showing them how to overcome hurdles, find supporters, and build their strategic plans and alliances.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Protecting IP
  • Creative Thinking
  • Customer & Market Development
  • Building Business Foundations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Growing & Protecting Competitive Advantages
  • Resilience
  • How to Professionally Pitch for Funding

TENTATIVE Workshop Dates:

  • Monday, June 7, 2021 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM / 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM)
  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Thursday, June 10, 2021 (9:00 AM - 9:25 AM)
  • Monday, June 14, 2021 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021 (9:00 AM - 9:25 AM / 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM)
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021 (2:30 PM - 3:00 PM)
  • Friday, June 18, 2021 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM / 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM)

WIN A WESTEM SWAG BOX!

For each session attended, participants will get one entry into a draw to win a WESTEM SWAG box! Draw will take place during the last session (June 18).

This workshop has an 8 participant maximum.

In order to provide meaningful engagement with each individual and their ideas, the workshop capacity is limited.

The registration fee of $1000 is fully covered by the WESTEM program.

By registering, you are also committing your availability for June 7-18, 2021.

Meet Your Presenter: Dr. Orly Yadid-Pecht

Dr. Orly Yadid-Pecht is an Electrical Engineering Professor at the University of Calgary and AITF Strategic Chair in Integrated Intelligent Sensors (I2Sense, formerly ISIS labs). Previously, she established and headed the VLSI center at the Ben Gurion University. Holding over 30 patents she co-founded several successful start-ups: (WiDR, ToneTech, Luxmux and EatLittle).

Most of her patents are licensed to companies worldwide. She became a certified coach in 2013 (Newfield, USA) which put her on the path to create FL2F. Dr. Yadid-Pecht also acts as a consultant to law firms, VCs and technology companies.

IMPORTANT: Please note these are live events that will be delivered during the dates and times indicated.

WESTEM programming is mandated to support rural/remote Southern Alberta women; does not include Calgary.


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