The Intersection of Industry, Academia, and Government: Creating a Successful Project Model

When: November 9, 2021, 3:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Where: Online
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How can industry, academia, and government collaborate successfully to produce a win-win-win result? Find out at our first Nittany AI “intersection” event, featuring a panel discussion highlighting a successful IAG (industry, academia, and government) project, and audience Q&A.

Who Should Attend? Anyone from industry, academia, government, or nonprofit organizations seeking a partnership or collaborative opportunity involving Penn State students. 


Time Session

3:30–3:45 p.m.

Nittany AI Advance Model Overview
Daren Coudriet, Executive Director, Nittany AI Alliance 

3:45–4:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Participants from a successful project collaboration between industry, academia, and government will discuss the specifics of the project and how it was a winning model for all parties involved. 

  • Daren Coudriet, Executive Director, Nittany AI Alliance
  • Grant Engel, Data Policy Manager, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
  • Joel Seidel, Advance Systems Engineering Analyst, Accenture
  • Emily Yates, Smart Cities Director, City of Philadelphia
  • Kevin Brown, Manager, Pennsylvania Public Sector & Education Practice, Accenture

4:30–5:15 p.m.

Audience Q&A


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