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Colleagues/

 

Of potential interest and application to all disciplines [?] and
educational/information services [?]

 

/Gerry 

 

American Chemical Society Webinars: Small & Medium Business Series  >
"How Can Crowd-Sourcing In Chemistry Benefit ME?" 

 

January 21 2010 / 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST 

 

A half-hour presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Alpheus Bingham,
co-founder InnoCentive, Chemist, Entrepreneur, and Visionary of Open
Innovation. 

 

Heard all the buzz about crowdsourcing? Wonder how you and your company
can benefit from the Wiki model? Learn from our speaker who has
successfully brought open innovation into science and chemistry. Join us
to explore the future of science in a crowdsourced world. 

 

What You Will Learn 

 

- What is crowdsourcing and how skill needs change in a crowdsourced
world 

- Why experts still live at the core of innovation 

- What might the expert/non-expert boundary look like and how it is
crossed 

- How will open innovation shape the future of science

 

About The Presenter 

 

Dr. Alpheus Bingham is a member of the Board and co-founder of
InnoCentive, Inc. He has been a strong advocate of open innovation and
founded InnoCentive, Inc., along with other ventures that create the
advantages of open and networked organizational structures, including:
YourEncore, Inc., Coalesix, Inc., Maaguzi, Inc., Indigo Biosystems,
Seriosity, Chorus and Collaborative Drug Discovery, Inc. 

 

Alph had over 25 years of experience with Eli Lilly and Company in
pharmaceutical research and development, research acquisitions and
collaborations, portfolio management and R&D strategic planning. Among
others, he held positions as Managing Director of the Mont-Saint-Guibert
Development Centre, executive director of project and portfolio
management, vice-president of sourcing innovation, vice-president of
e.Lilly and vice-president of R&D strategy. Alph received a B.S. in
chemistry from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry
from Stanford University.

 

Source and Link To Registration Available At 

 

[ http://tinyurl.com/yda4yxl  ] 

 

 >>> Free Registration Open To All <<<

  

!!! Thanks To / Garrett Eastman / Librarian / Rowland Institute at
Harvard / For The HeadsUp !!! 

 

BTW: The CrowdSource blog is "devoted to documenting community-based
contributions and potential solutions to any and all economic,
scientific, social, and technological issues, problems, and situations,
primarily via, but not limited to, a digital environment.

 

BTW: I Am Interested In Any/All Other CrowdSourcing Initiatives; Please
Submit Any/All Information As A Comment On The Blog Entry.

 

!!! Thanks A Million !!!

 

Regards,

 

/Gerry 

 

Gerry McKiernan

Associate Professor

Science and Technology Librarian

Iowa State University Library

Ames IA 50011

 

 Follow Me On Twitter > http://twitter.com/GMcKBlogs 

 

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