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3rd Annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation
and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education

June 10-12, 2014 in Lowell, Massachusetts

SYMPOSIUM AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE
Please note-times and topics are subject to change. Please check back periodically for updates.

Tuesday, June 10
2:00-4:00pm Symposium Check-In in the Lobby of the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center (ICC)
 
4:30-5:30pm Tours of UML's M2D2, NERVE Center and ETIC (optional)
Bus transportation will depart from the front of the ICC at 4:30pm to the ETIC located at the corner of University Avenue and VFW Highway
 
5:30-7:30pm Welcome Reception at UMass Lowell's Emerging Technology & Innovation Center (ETIC)
Bus transportation will depart from the front of the ICC at 5:30pm to the ETIC located at the corner of University Avenue and VFW Highway
 
Wednesday, June 11
7:00-8:00am Symposium Check-In & Continental Breakfast in the Grand Ballroom (Pawtucket/Middlesex Meeting Rooms)
 
8:00-9:00am Welcome & Morning Keynote: Mary Sue Coleman, President of the University of Michigan
Location: Grand Ballroom
 
9:00-9:30am Greg Bialecki, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Location: Grand Ballroom
 
9:30-9:50am Break & Networking
9:50-11:05am
A1
Ecosystems:
B1
Curriculum:
C1
Commercialization:
D1
Trends & Topics:
Engaging Community and Campus to Support an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Innovations in Entrepreneurship Curriculum - Case Studies from Atlantic Canada and the U.S. University Accelerators & Incubators:
Lessons Learned and Best Practices -
Part I: Planning and Preparation
Drawing Outside the Traditional Lines: Innovative Approaches to Social Innovation and Changemaking
 
11:15-12:30pm
A2
Ecosystems:
B2
Curriculum:
C2
Commercialization:
D2
Trends & Topics:
Leveraging Inter-Collegiate, Regional Collaboration to Drive Entrepreneurial Growth Among Students Using a Design Thinking Approach in Educating Entrepreneurs Models for Successful Strategic Collaboration Between Industry and University Innovators Women and Entrepreneurship
 
12:30-1:45pm Lunch in Symposium Lunch Area
 
1:45-3:00pm
A3
Ecosystems:
B3
Curriculum:
C3
Commercialization:
D3
Trends & Topics:
May You Live in Entrepreneurial Times: Emerging Models for Institutional Support of Campus Innovation Initiatives Developing an Integrated Approach for Creating and Supporting Student and Faculty Entrepreneurship University-Catalyzed Startup Ecosystems: Partnerships, Collaborations & Security Clearances More Than a MOOC: Turning Online Education Into an Idea Engine
 
3:00-3:15pm Break & Networking
 
3:15-4:30pm
A4
Ecosystems:
B4
Curriculum:
C4
Commercialization:
D4
Trends & Topics:
Building Best Practices in Multi-Disciplinary and Technology-Infused Entrepreneurial Collaborations Catalyzing Sustainable Institutionalization of Entrepreneurship University Accelerators & Incubators:
Lessons Learned and Best Practices - Part II: Implementation & Operations


Music & Arts: Learning from the Creative Process
 
4:45-6:00pm
A5
Ecosystems:
B5
Curriculum:
C5
Commercialization:
D5
Trends & Topics:
Centers for Applied Entrepreneurship:
How Community Colleges Are Creating a New Playing Field in Technology-Based Entrepreneurship
Students: Secret Agents of Change Integrating IP Commercialization Within a Broader University-Wide Innovation Context Applying a Diversity Lens to Developing & Supporting Entrepreneurs
 
6:00-6:30pm Break
 
6:30-8:30pm Reception & Dinner with Keynote: Professor Vladmir Bulović, Associate Dean for Innovation, MIT School of Engineering
Location: Grand Ballroom
 
Thursday, June 12
7:00-8:00am Symposium Check-In & Continental Breakfast in the Grand Ballroom
 
8:00-8:45am Fireside Chat w/ UMass Lowell Chancellor Marty Meehan
Location: Grand Ballroom
 
8:45-9:45am Plenary Panel: Innovation and Entrepreneurship as a Means to Institutional Transformation Led by Executive Vice Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney
Location: Grand Ballroom
 
9:45-10:00am Break
 
10:00-11:15am
A6
Ecosystems:
B6
Curriculum:
C6
Commercialization:
D6
Trends & Topics
Does "Organized Chaos" Describe the Entrepreneurial Activities on Your Campus? Building a Culture of Entrepreneurship Across Campus Traditional Business Plans and Lean Startup Methodology: Tools for Technology Commercialization Encouraging Emerging Inventors: A New Look at Intellectual Property and Students
 
11:15-11:30am Break
 
11:30-12:30pm Symposium Awards Ceremony & Closing Session
Location: Grand Ballroom
 
12:30-12:45pm Lunch - Box lunches will be available near the Symposium check-in table.
 
12:45-Afternoon Optional: Tour of Boston / Cambridge Innovation Ecosystem
Bus departs at 12:45pm from the ICC.

2:00 pm - Arrive Artisans Asylum, 10 Tyler St., Somerville MA 02143
3:00 pm - Visit Greentown Labs, 28 Dane Street, Somerville, MA (across the street)
4:00 pm - Leave for CIC Cambridge
4:30 pm - Visit CIC Cambridge, 14th floor, 1 Broadway, Cambridge