|March 16, 2013|
|6:00 pm||to||9:00 pm|
2013 Piedmont Annual Dinner
March 16 - NC Botanical Garden 100 Old Mason Farm Road Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Keynote Speaker: Captain Jon Kuniholm ‘93
StumpworX: A Social Enterprise Targeting an Orphan Medical Device Problem?
Private Garden Tour with Dr. Peter White ‘76, Director of the NC Botanical Garden
6:00 p.m. Garden tour
6:30 p.m. Reception (non-alcoholic)
7:00 p.m. Dinner (catered by Chef Amy Tournquist of Sage & Swift)
7:30 p.m. Keynote Address
Celebrate spring in the gardens! Dr. White will give the scoop on what’s new and bloomin’. Tour is followed by a social and dinner with our keynote speaker, Captain Jon Kuniholm ‘93. Capt. Kuniholm will be speaking about his journey toward entrepreneurship in seeking a solution to the problem of replacing arms, which began with his injury in Iraq in 2005.
Captain Jon Kuniholm ‘93 is a mechanical and biomedical engineer. He is the President of the Shared Design Alliance, which works to encourage innovation in underserved markets. A member of the National Council on Disability, he co-founded the Open Prosthetics Project, and was a researcher on DARPA’s Revolutionizing Prosthetics Program, seeking to improve the lives of amputees. Capt Kuniholm is a Ph.D. candidate at Duke, and has degrees in mechanical engineering and industrial design from NC State.
Cost: Members & guests, parents of current students: $36.00/children under 12: $20.00/
non-members & guests: $46.00/sponsor a guest: $36.00/membership + dinner: $60.00
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