Innovation Week Entrepreneur & Innovation Events – This Week and Next Week

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Posted on: February 18, 2010

It’s Innovation Week and there is a lot of entrepreneurial programming happening on campus! EW/RP events are listed at the top of this e-mail, but here are others you might want to attend.
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Tue, February 16, 2010 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, 2405 Siebel Center

Sharing Entrepreneurial Lessons from Silicon Valley
Wed, February 17, 2010 – 04:00 pm, meet in the lobby, 1205 W. Clark St.

Tour the facilities of NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing Applications)
Wed, February 17, 2010 – 06:00 pm, 2405 Siebel Center

Govind Kabra from Cazoodle CS Engineer In Residence
Thu, February 18, 2010 – 12:00 pm, 2405 Siebel Center

Govind Kabra – From Student to Start-Up: Why, When & Where
Thu, February 18, 2010 – 05:00 pm, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Innovators Improv: Sustainability
Thu, February 18, 2010 – 05:00 pm, NCSA Auditorium

World of Work (WOW) , iFoundry is pleased to present Aaron Ferber, a senior designer at IDEO. IDEO is a design and innovation consulting firm. Founded in 1991, IDEO is an innovation and design firm that uses a human-centered, design-based approach to help organizations in the business, government, education, and social sectors innovate and grow.
Thu, February 18, 2010 – 05:15 pm, Plym Auditorium 134 Temple Hoyne Buell

DesignMatters Featuring Ellen Lupton, curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt and the National Design Museum in New York City
Fri, February 19, 2010 – 02:00 pm, 3403 Siebel

IEN Idea Storm, IdeaStorm where people on campus can practice pitching their product or business idea to an audience to get feedback.
Sat, February 20, 2010 – 08:30 am, Coordinated Science Laboratory Auditorium (B02), 1308 West Main Street, UIUC, Urbana, IL

Invention to Venture
The TEC workshop is an introduction to the process and practice of technology entrepreneurship. As with all I2V events, our goal is to engage a wide range of participants from the university community, including science and technology students and faculty as well as members of the surrounding business community. This is an excellent tech startup 101 event and is recommended as a primer on business planning, IP, seeking investment, marketing, and other fundamentals of startups.The workshop will consist of seven critical-to-success sessions led by real-world entrepreneurial speakers, practitioners, and panelists. Invention to Venture (I2V) workshops are held in cooperation with the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA).
Cost: Students $15, Faculty & Staff $40, Alumni $60, Business Community & Other $75
Sun, February 21, 2010 – 12:30 pm, The ARC

2nd Annual Entrepreneur Film Fest
Tue, February 23-24, 2010 – 08:00 am, I Hotel and Conference Center

Electronics and Sustainability: Design for Energy and the Environment
The Sustainable Electronics Initiative (SEI) and Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), a unit of the Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability are hosting a symposium entitled Electronics & Sustainability: Design for Energy and the Environment. See the ISTC website for information on registration and the agenda.
Tue, February 23, 2010 5:00-6:30 pm, 1404 Siebel

Entrepreneur in Residence: Brian Frizzell, Charles River Associates
Wed, February 24, 2010, 1:30-10:00 pm

JobNob Networking Event in Chicago, Bus ride with TEC, career fair for startups
Thu, February 25, 2010, 12:30-2:00 pm, EnterpriseWorks

Student tour of EnterpriseWorks
Thu, February 25, 2010, 1:30-5:00 pm, Illini Union Rooms A, B, C

The Eighth Annual Graduate College Symposium on Graduate Education
Entrepreneurial Thinking in Graduate Education: A National Need?

Join faculty, staff, alumni, and graduate students for a campus-wide discussion on why and how we can create such a culture, what higher education can learn from entrepreneurialism (as it is broadly defined), and how we can enhance society, knowledge, and graduate education.