EVENING WITH INNOVATORS
"Imagine, Inspire, Invent"
Learn more about Alex Bandar, our keynote speaker
Sharing Today's and Tomorrow's Innovations in Food Systems
Please join DAAHA for our Evening with Innovators event on September 10th, 2020. This virtual event will be held completely online and recognize agricultural and food systems innovation, with the goals of stimulating creativity and providing a platform for networking.
Our keynote speaker for the evening will be Alex Bandar, founder of the Idea Foundry in Columbus, OH. Established in 2008, the Idea Foundry connects creative individuals who want to bring original ideas to life. Alex's innovative sharing community helps others connect with specialized tools and professional resources via his unique collaborative support network of professionals.
Following our keynote speaker, DAAHA is pleased to host a panel of innovators. Panelists will discuss how innovation can boost our local economy through entrepreneurship, research and workforce development. Our panelists for the evening include Alex Bandar as well as:
Luke Sebby as Moderator, NIU Director of Innovation Partnership & Technology
Travis Linderman of Innovation DuPage
Dr. Rena Cotsones, Chief Engagement Officer & SAVP at NIU
Cohen Barnes of SundogIT, Inc.