2018 Erich Bloch Symposium

June 4 - 5, 2018 | Buffalo, NY

Our annual symposium is dedicated to the late Erich Bloch, former director of the National Science Foundation who helped endow the Department of Materials Design and Innovation at UB.

A selection of keynote speakers, moderators and panelists at the 2017 Erich Bloch Symposium.

(From left) Krishna Rajan, Erich Bloch Chair and Empire Innovation Professor, Department of Materials Design and Innovation, University at Buffalo, C. Daniel Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering, William C. Harris, President and CEO, Science Foundation Arizona, Rita R. Colwell, Distinguished Professor, University of Maryland at College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, President and Chairman of CosmosID, Inc., and 11th Director of the NSF, Robert W. Corell, Principal, Global Environment Technology Foundation.

Latest Announcements

Erich Bloch Symposium

Check out the tentative schedule of events for this year's symposium! This year's theme is Accelerating Innovation for a Regenerative Economy.

attendees at the 2017 EBS

This year, the Summer Institute includes additional events in conjunction with the Erich Bloch Symposium. On June 6, the Collaboratory for a Regenerative Economy (CoRE) will host a workshop – the CoRE Change Agent Summit. On June 2, MDI and CoRE will participate in the Western New York Youth Climate Action Summit. Attendance at these two events is by invitation.

CoRE is funded with generous support from The JPB Foundation.

Event Information

Date: June 4-5, 2018
Location: University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences | 955 Main Street, Buffalo, New York

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Latest Announcements

Erich Bloch Symposium

Check out the tentative schedule of events for this year's symposium! This year's theme is Accelerating Innovation for a Regenerative Economy.

attendees at the 2017 EBS

This year, the Summer Institute includes additional events in conjunction with the Erich Bloch Symposium. On June 6, the Collaboratory for a Regenerative Economy (CoRE) will host a workshop – the CoRE Change Agent Summit. On June 2, MDI and CoRE will participate in the Western New York Youth Climate Action Summit. Attendance at these two events is by invitation.

CoRE is funded with generous support from The JPB Foundation.

Event Information

Date: June 4-5, 2018
Location: University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences | 955 Main Street, Buffalo, New York

Event Start Date: June 4, 2018