First, we hear from Zubin Menon with IBM, about the IBM Cloud, sponsors of the next Wetware Wednesday. Then Emma Anders from the Hawaii Conservation Alliance joins us to tell us about the upcoming Hawaii Conservation Conference. Then we find out about ʻĀina Pono the Farm to School program with Lt. Governor Doug Chin, Mililani High School Vice Principal Andrea Moore, and Alyssa Yamada-Barretto, president of the Associated Students of Mililani High School.
We’ve got a full schedule today. First, we hear from Mark Fukunaga about Servco’s new car sharing app HUI. Then Maya Rogers joins us to let us know about Blue Startups Cohort 10 Demo Day happening on July 20th. Then, we learn about the state of the art in biomed engineering from the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society annual conference happening here next week. Organizers Dr. Aaron Ohta and Dr. Jim Weiland are here to fill us in.
- Servco’s Hydrogen Car – Toyota Mirai
- Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence live Facebook broadcast on July 19
- Join us for the 11th Annual Geek Meet
First, we hear about the Brain Computer Interface Hackathon happening at UH on July 15-16. Jonas Vibell is here on this national holiday to tell us all about it. Then, we learn about some new digital tools making it easier for researchers and students to study corals and the coastline. Paulo Maurin and Ross Winans from NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management join us after the break.
In studio video:
First, we hear from Science Friday host Ira Flatow about his live shows coming up in July here in Honolulu and Waimea. Then after the break, we learn about accelerating clean energy startups from our friends at Elemental Excelerator, we’re joined by Aki Marceau from EEx and Louis Concato from Carbon Lighthouse.
First, we hear about “Eureka Fest,” a Lemelson-MIT Invention Showcase. Justin Brown from Kealakehe High School calls in from Cambridge, Massachusetts to tell us about their entry. Then, Barbara Wallace is here to tell us about student scholarships available from the AFCEA Hawaii Education Foundation. After the break, we learn about the Wood Innovation Grant awarded to the Albizia Project at the University of Hawaii. Philipp LaHaela Walter from DLNR and Joseph Valenti from UH are here to tell us about it.
First, we hear about a South-by-Southwest Meet and Greet coming up next week. Phil Tripp, SXSW Senior Business Development Manager tell’s us all about it. Then, Meli James is back to brief us on the schedule for the next cohort of Mana Up, including some important deadlines for “Made-in-Hawaii” companies, as well as the next HVCA panel feature candidates in the Lt. Governor’s race. After the break, we learn about e-ICON, an international student coding challenge that originated in Korea but is now coming to Hawaii. Shane Asselstine and Judy Nagasako from the Department of Education are here to tell us about it.
First, we hear about the upcoming VERGE Conference from Mark Glick, who’s with the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute. You can get a 20% discount as a listener of Bytemarks Cafe by using this discount code: VH18HNEI by registering at VERGE Conference which happens on June 12-14.
Then we talk to a couple of kamaʻaina who’ve come home to kickstart their startups. We’ll talk to Venessa Henao of Immersely and Traven Watase from Scholars App, both part of the latest cohort of the Blue Startups tech accelerator.
First, we hear from Georja Skinner from DBEDT’s Creative Industries about the Creative Lab Music Immersive and upcoming panels and workshops. Then we talk to David Gulko, Coral Ecologist at DLNR’s Ānuenue Coral Restoration Nursery about coral restoration and the pyramid coral.