State of Innovation Summit 2022 (Scaling Arizona’s Economy through Innovation)



Join Arizona innovators, educators and business leaders to discover the incredible impact of industry-led applied research on Arizona’s next economy.

Partnership for Economic Innovation’s second annual State of Innovation Summit takes attendees inside the progress made in advancing Arizona’s economy through industry-led applied research, emerging product development and unique partnerships designed to meet the needs of future industries.

Hear from panelists on topics ranging from blockchain innovations being developed in Arizona for global industry partners, to new strides in scaling wearable technologies to transform the future of healthcare.

To rise to the demands of future industries and build a world-class economy fueled by innovation, we must continue to evolve, advance and invest in growing talent, R&D and new opportunities for industry to develop world-changing ideas here in Arizona.

Attendance is virtual, via Zoom. Please choose “add to calendar” above to add to your iCal, Outlook or Google Calendar.

Visit to learn more and to watch last year’s program.

2022 Program Includes:

Arizona’s Innovation Continuum

Dean Duncan, Executive Director of Partnership for Economic Innovation

Grace O’Sullivan, Vice President of Corporate Engagement and Strategic Partners at ASU Knowledge Enterprise

Scaling Applied Research for Health & Performance

Joseph Hitt, Ph.D., CEO of GoX Labs

Vicki Mayo, CEO & Co-Founder of TouchPoint Solution

Scaling Applied Research for Global Security

Scott Carlson, Head of Blockchain at Kudelski Security

Dragan Boscovic, Ph.D., Research Director of the AZ Blockchain Applied Research Center (AZ BARC)

Growing Future Industries Here

Sally Morton, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of the ASU Knowledge Enterprise

Kyle Squires, Ph.D., Dean & Vice Provost, Fulton Schools of Engineering

Zachary Holman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering

Nicole Swatton, Grad Student, School of Electrical Computer & Energy Engineering

Innovation Economics: What’s Next for Arizona

Chris Camacho, President & CEO of Greater Phoenix Economic Council

And more guests to be announced.

The event is finished.


Mar 03 2022


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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