The EMTM Emerging Technologies Seminar - 2010-2011

So what is the next new thing? What should you be preparing for that now only exists as an idea incubating in the research labs? In a world where some product cycles are shorter than an academic term, how do you stay ahead?

EMTM's Emerging Technologies Seminar (ETS) creates a pipeline of knowledge about emerging technologies and technology issues.

The ETS series invites faculty from across the University, as well as other scientists and business executives, to update EMTM students on the view from their vantage point, whether that perspective is from the research lab or the board room. Seminars range from emerging technologies to special topics in established technology fields.

Emerging Technology Seminar Series 2010-2011

Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall

August 20, 2010

"Innovation Tournaments”
Karl T. Ulrich
CIBC Professor of Entrepreneurship and e-Commerce
Professor of Operations & Information Management

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

September 17, 2010:

"Where is Globalization Taking Us? A User’s Guide”
Mauro F. Guillen
Director, Lauder Institute, and 
Dr. Felix Zandman
Professor of International Management 

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

October 15, 2010:

"Paving the Way to Disruptive Innovation”
Dr. Jeong H. Kim
Executive Vice President of Alcatel-Lucent
President, Bell Labs

December 3, 2010:

"Planning under Uncertain Conditions: Discovery Driven Planning”
Ian MacMillan
Dhirubhai Ambani Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Professor of Management; Director, Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

January 21, 2011

"Deriving Value from Social Networks”
Shawndra Hill
Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

March 25, 2011:

Topic TBA
Susan Margulies
George H. Stephenson Term Chair in Bioengineering and Professor

University of Pennsylvania

April 22, 2011:



Typically held as 90-minute sessions on Friday evenings or Saturdays during lunch, seminars are offered during the course of the academic year as part of the first-year EMTM curriculum. ETS sessions are open to all EMTM students, and offer the opportunity to stay connected with the latest in emerging issues and trends throughout your EMTM program.

Summary of 2009-2010 ETS