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San Diego Zoo Global | 4th Annual Bioinspiration Conference

Oct 11, 2013   //   by Colin Mangham   //   Events & Experiences  //  Comments Off on San Diego Zoo Global | 4th Annual Bioinspiration Conference


2013 Conference Delivers New Research & Bioinspiration Case Studies

November 5-7, 2013 

Research, innovation, and business leaders will convene at the San Diego Zoo to Accelerate the Development of Nature’s Solutions. Speakers and participants will link biological discoveries with efficient industrial development thereby ushering in the next wave of bioinspired thinking.

Register today to join attendees from IDEO, Jones Day, Georgia Tech, Biomimicry 3.8, Stuart Karten Design, Sprint, Steelcase, UC San Diego, CONNECT, SPIE, Correlation Ventures, ZBGlobal Inc., Terrapin Bright Green, and others!

On November 6th, we will unveil a 2013 update to the 2010 Economic Impact Report illustrating global economic trends, IP and funding growth, and industry impact. On November 7th, we will examine entrepreneurial and corporate bioinspiration case studies. Lara Lee will moderate this panel of CEOs to explore their journey to bring bioinspired technology to market:


Lara Lee Jay Harman Mark Kerbel Mark Spiecker
Lara Lee
SVP, Customer Experience Design at Lowe’s Home Improvement
Jay Harman
CEO of PAX Scientific
Mark Kerbel
Co-Founder of REGEN
Mark Spiecker
CEO of Sharklet Technologies


Themed ‘Accelerating Development of Nature’s Solutions,’ this two-day event will highlight commercial pathways for nature-inspired innovation.  Conference sessions will blend keynotes, plant and animal experiences, panel discussions, and immersive Zoo breakout design tracks. Sessions will be jointly held at the San Diego Zoo and Prado Ballroom in Balboa Park. Visit the conference website for more details including the full program here.

[Biomimicry LA is proud to be an official Community Partner of the San Diego Zoo Global Centre for Bioinspiration and its 4th Annual Conference.]

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