University Entrepreneurship Center Directors to Gather in DC
District of Columbia
Aug 29, 2012
Hundreds of university entrepreneurship center directors are convening in October to examine the latest trends in the world of entrepreneurship education--and Global Entrepreneurship Week will be front-and-center.
The Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers is hosting its annual conference at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, from October 4 - 6. Sponsored by Global Entrepreneurship Week and others, the conference provides a chance for directors and other campus leaders to explore advances in entrepreneurship curricula as well as how to work with governments and NGOs to impact the growth of entrepreneurship activity around the world.
Jonathan Ortmans, president of Global Entrepreneurship Week, will serve as one of the featured speakers while GEW staff run breakout sessions and show directors how they can leverage GEW to grow their centers, increase connections and strengthen collaborations.
The program will include a combination of quick-hitting, high-impact "TED Talks" style keynotes, breakout sessions, and roundtable discussions. Topics & speakers include:
- A Global Renaissance for Entrepreneurship
Jonathan Ortmans, Global Entrepreneurship Week
- What's Next in Entrepreneurship Education?
Heidi Neck, Babson College
- Student Intellectual Property Issues
Phil Weilerstein, National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance
- Venture Accelerators
Michael Camp, Ohio State University
- Entrepreneurship at HBCUs
Cathy House, Howard University
- Entrepreneurship Policy and Immigration Law: Startup Act 2.0
John Norton, UMKC
- New Developments in Running a Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship Program
Michael Morris, Oklahoma State and Jamie Kraft, University of Florida
- Shared Lessons in Experiential Learning
Stan Mandel, Wake Forest; Gary Palin, Elon University; and Lou Anne Flanders-Stec, High Point University
A discounted registration rate of $475 is available for those who register before September 1.