The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School will present a conference on entrepreneurship, civic engagement, and innovative programming with the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Speakers and panelists will feature three sub-topics: (1) localism and incubation; (2) inclusiveness and social impact; and (3) innovative programming (e.g., curricula, experiential learning, and authentic learning).
- Melissa Bradley, managing partner at 1863 Ventures
- Todd Marks, founder of MindGrub Technologies
- Christy Wyskiel, senior advisor to the president at Johns Hopkins University
- Elizabeth Cho-Fertikh, founder of ECF Biosolutions & Venture Corner
- Jill Sorensen, director of the Entrepreneurship Program for the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA)
- Fiona Macaulay, entrepreneur-in-residence at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
- Michelle Geiss, co-founder and executive director of Impact Hub Baltimore
- Brandolon Barnett, senior product manager at Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud
- Christopher College, managing partner at TCP Venture Capital
- Tammira Lucas, executive director of the Warnock Foundation
- Jennifer Maher, CEO of 1776
- James "Mac" McComas, program coordinator at Johns Hopkins 21st Century Cities Initiative
- Bonnie Crockett, director of Baltimore Business Lending
- Tricia Homer, director of Business Communication Master’s Program, University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business
- Deborah Tillett, president and executive director at Emerging Technology Centers
- Shawn Gunaratne, economic development officer for the City of Baltimore
- Susana Santos, USASBE board member
Join faculty co-hosts Jim Liew, Lindsay Thompson, Brandon Chicotsky, and Supriya Munshaw — along with planning committee members Jaana Myllyluoma, Griff Hall, and Alexandra Klaren — for interactive sessions that will cover various topics related to entrepreneurship programming, course design, social impact investing, and authentic learning. The faculty co-hosts and planning committee welcome USASBE’s board members and general membership, along with all interested registrants.
This gathering is part of USASBE’s LOCAL series that connect industry and academia, as well as relevant stakeholders in the public sector and investor communities. Private sector participants include venture capital, angel networks, corporate venture funds, and leaders actively involved in accelerating and incubating early-stage ventures.
Programming will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 4:00 p.m. on February 23. The event will take place at the Carey Business School’s Harbor East campus in the Legg Mason Tower in Baltimore, Maryland. Sessions will include engaging curriculum demonstrations, education technology showcases, interactive panels, ideas on new venture programming, and industry trends related to venture funding and incubation for student enterprise. The registration fee is $60, with lunch and refreshments provided.
For more information, contact lead organizer Dr. Brandon Chicotsky at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to our sponsors:
The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
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