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September 2020

9/3: Re-Evaluating the Supply Chain

September 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

https://youtu.be/L1jlwLk1pGE   Register   Transportation Execution is driven by Innovation in uncertain times. The Logistics Industry in the U.S. represents approximately 10% of the GDP or close to 2 trillion dollars. Data shows that the most significant activity comes from trucking. Trucking moves 71% of all the freight in America, and nearly 6% of all the full-time jobs in the country are in the trucking industry. That translates into an $800B industry moving over one billion trailer and container loads…

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09/03: Re-Evaluating the Supply Chain

September 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  Register   Transportation Execution is driven by Innovation in uncertain times. The Logistics Industry in the U.S. represents approximately 10% of the GDP or close to 2 trillion dollars. Data shows that the most significant activity comes from trucking. Trucking moves 71% of all the freight in America, and nearly 6% of all the full-time jobs in the country are in the trucking industry. That translates into an $800B industry moving over one billion trailer and container loads in…

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09/17: Intersection of Technology and Journalism

September 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The goal of the Innovation-X Roundtable series is to help industry adapt at this critical time. How can companies innovate to create the biggest impact for industry and society now and in the future? From these initial discussions, will emerge Discovery Projects, where we will leverage the resources of UC Berkeley faculty and students to create innovative solutions with Network members that guide the future of industry. Register

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9/17: Tweet All About It! The Future of Journalism in the Age of News Entertainment

September 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Abstract: What role will technology and innovation play in the future of journalism? The field of journalism is currently in flux. Once thought of as an objective “view from nowhere,” it’s clear in the modern age of social media, fake news, and sensationalistic headlines, that journalists are struggling to present a realistic view of the world. At the same time, consumers of news are consistently more attracted by controversy than by viewpoints that do not convey an opinion, which means…

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October 2020

10/01: Innovation-X Roundtable: Future of Work

October 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The goal of the Innovation-X Roundtable series is to help industry adapt at this critical time. How can companies innovate to create the biggest impact for industry and society now and in the future? From these initial discussions, will emerge Discovery Projects, where we will leverage the resources of UC Berkeley faculty and students to create innovative solutions with Network members that guide the future of industry. Register

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10/1: Future of Work

October 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

https://youtu.be/Yn9ksaH7wiU Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially changed the human workforce. Large multinational corporations have re-organized into mostly remote workforces essentially overnight. Small businesses and retail are having to re-organize to protect consumer and worker safety. Will work-from-home continue to be the standard after the global pandemic ends? According to a July article from the Wall Street Journal, 86% of founders do not plan to return to pre-COVID-19 work-from-home policies. While working from home has benefits such as being more…

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10/15: Touchless Society

October 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

https://youtu.be/W6PqdopmAbo Do you remember the last time you went out in public and didn’t think about what you touched? You could safely interact with elevators, ticket machines, ATMs, vending machines, and so on without a second thought. However, COVID-19 has accelerated a path to make these standard features of our daily life obsolete. Due to the health risks associated with hands-on technology, innovators are looking to transform our world into a touchless one. According to Wired, due to the COVID-19…

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10/15: Innovation-X Roundtable: Touchless Society

October 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The goal of the Innovation-X Roundtable series is to help industry adapt at this critical time. How can companies innovate to create the biggest impact for industry and society now and in the future? From these initial discussions, will emerge Discovery Projects, where we will leverage the resources of UC Berkeley faculty and students to create innovative solutions with Network members that guide the future of industry. Register

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10/29: Innovation-X Roundtable: Advanced Manufacturing

October 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The goal of the Innovation-X Roundtable series is to help industry adapt at this critical time. How can companies innovate to create the biggest impact for industry and society now and in the future? From these initial discussions, will emerge Discovery Projects, where we will leverage the resources of UC Berkeley faculty and students to create innovative solutions with Network members that guide the future of industry. Register

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November 2020

11/5: Advanced Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

November 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

https://youtu.be/62je6sdpR8M Robots and automation, AI, smart systems, IoT-it’s all here and set to unleash a new industrial revolution. As Industry 4.0 expands, there is a path to shape the future and create social impact by enabling sustainable technologies like solar energy, electric vehicles and wind power, as well as the ability to transform global supply chains, making them more agile, transparent, sustainable, and ethical. But as the disruption that came with COVID showed us, this bright future is not today’s…

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