Public hearing on the Invent Penn State program

Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 10 a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room #1


AGENDA

Public hearing on the Invent Penn State program

SCHEDULE

10:00 am: Opening Remarks – Senator John Yudichak, Chair – Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee; Senator Amanda Cappelletti, Minority Chair – Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee

10:10 am: Panel # 1 – Penn State Leadership

  • Eric Barron – President, The Pennsylvania State University
  • James Delattre – Associate Vice President for Research and Director of the Office of Entrepreneurship & Commercialization, The Pennsylvania State University

10:35 am: Panel #2 – Statewide Thought and Industry Leaders

  • Rob Wonderling – President & Chief Executive Officer, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia
  • Jim Hoehn – Regional President, PNC Bank of Central Pennsylvania

11:00 am: Panel #3 – Local Leaders

  • Jacqueline Edmondson – Chancellor & Chief Executive Officer, Penn State Greater Allegheny
  • Michael Cherepko – Mayor, McKeesport

11:25 am: Panel #4 – Entrepreneurs

  • Nina Jenkins – Founder & CTO, CondidioTech LLC and Research Professor, Penn State University
  • Kenneth Keitt – Founder and CEO, ParaPer4mance
  • Krista Snyder, RLA, LEEDAP: Founder, Shared Roots and Executive Director Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress

12:00 pm: Final Remarks and Adjournment