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During the academic year the Innovation Salon is a monthly get together of faculty, staff, students and community members to discuss innovative ideas in a particular field. Each month the Salon features an academic unit on campus or innovative research in the region. Come learn what innovative ideas are “brewing” around campus and the region!


Upcoming Event: Innovation and Big Data

Friday, November 7, 2014
Chapman Science Center Room E127

The Innovation Salon in November will feature a discussion about the latest innovations in Big Data. Our panel includes CSUMB's own Babita Gupta of CSIT along with Kanav Hasija and Adwait Shashank from Innovaccer in Palo Alto. Innovaccer's mission is to "mine the new oil of the world-data" with an interdisciplinary team of coders, statisticians, domain analysts, and designers.

Bring your own lunch! We will provide coffee!

Past Events: Innovation in Robotics
and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

Friday, March 7, 2014
Media Learning Center, Room 160
and Campus Quad Demonstration

The March Innovation Salon includes a special demonstration of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) on the campus quad presented by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI.) The demonstration flights will be performed within FAA guidelines.


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Matthew Lavin
Founder, Aerography

Jeremy Gottlieb
Autonomous System Lab, UC Santa Cruz

Previous Salon Topics:

  • Dec, 2013 - Innovation and Tourism with John Avella and David Cater

  • Nov, 2013 - Precision Agriculture with Wayne Porter, Thomas Taggart, and Marc Los Huertos

  • Apr, 2013 - Big Data, Big Impact with Chip Lenno and Bude Su

  • Mar, 2013 - Opportunities in Resource Recovery with Patrick Matthews and Marylou Shockley

  • Nov, 2012 - Marine Spacial Technology with Rikk Kvitek and Dan Fernandez

  • Oct, 2012 - Animation & Game in Education with Alice Flores and Kate Lockwood


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