If you are attending Venturewell’s Open Conference on March 23-25, make sure to add some of the below presentations from KEEN partners to your schedule. Open conferences gather engaged faculty and university students from across multiple disciplines to share stories, start new collaborations, and learn best practices in the rapidly growing field of technology entrepreneurship education. Many KEEN partners are contributing to the national dialogue on developing student’s entrepreneurial mindsets, and the Open Conference provides another venue for sharing this message with a broader, receptive audience.

Not all of the listed presentations from KEEN partners are directly related to the entrepreneurial mindset and KEEN principles.  

Friday

9:00 a.m. – Open Minis: Heath/ Medical – Clinical Immersion, Capstone, and Beyond: What works for our student startups – multiple presenters, including James Rains, Georgia Institute of Technology

4:00 p.m. – Failures, Flops and Frustrations: An Open Exchange on learning from our mistakes – Michael Lehman, Lehigh University

4:00 p.m. – Creating an Ecosystem of Curricular and Co-curricular Programs that Support Innovation and Creativity at an Undergraduate Institution – Justin Henriques, Kurt Paterson, Keith Holland, Robert Nagel, and Kyle Gipson, James Madison University

4:00 p.m. – Real Teams, Real Tools, Real Value (and Real Fun!) – Lawrence Neeley, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering; Scott Shrake, Arizona State University; and Charles Kim, Bucknell University

 

Saturday  

9:00 a.m. – Open Minis: Heath/ Medical – Clinical Immersion, Capstone, and Beyond: What works for our student startups – multiple presenters, including James Rains, Georgia Institute of Technology

11:00 a.m. – Activities to Create Space for Breakthroughs: Mindset, neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and worldview explorations (MI-NEWs) – Chad Kennedy, Arizona State University

11:00 a.m. – Would You Recognize an Entrepreneur if You Saw One?: Understanding & assessing the entrepreneurial mindset – multiple presenters including Gary Lichtenstein and Ann McKenna, Arizona State University 

11:00 a.m. – Entrepreneurship and Sustainability – Joseph Tranquillo, Charles Kim, Erin Jablonski, and Margot Vigeant, Bucknell University

3:45 p.m. – Open Minis: Supporting Early Stage Innovators – PSU Cleantech Challenge Competition: Fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in Oregon – multiple presenters, including Amanda Stowe, University of Portland

3:45 p.m. – From Project to Lab to Startup: Engaging universities with UNICEF to design innovative technologies for entrepreneurial implementation in the field – multiple presenters, including Pritpal Singh, Villanova University