The Research Triangle Park

The future of great ideas

a seminar held at Research Triangle Park

Events Calendar

TechnologyBusinessNetworking

Global Entrepreneurship Week

Date

11/12/2012 - 11/18/2012

Organization/Sponsor

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)

Description

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12
How Entrepreneurship Can Change the World

5:30 - 6:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: "Improving the World Through Social Innovation"
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center (Center for Global Initiatives)

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Panel Discussion With World's Leading Social Innovators + Q&A
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center (Center for Global Initiatives)

7:00 - 8:00 PM
Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Resource Fair: "Where Do You Plug In Entrepreneurship at UNC and Beyond?"
Atrium (1st Floor Lobby), FedEx Global Education Center (Center for Global Initiatives)

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
Turning Gaps Into Opportunities: Health, the Arts, Education, and Economic Development

Innovations for Better Healthcare

5:30 - 6:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: "Applying Entrepreneurial Approaches to Healthcare"
Genome Sciences Auditorium (G200)

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Panel Discussion With Health Innovators + Q&A
Genome Sciences Auditorium (G200)

7:30 - 8:30 PM
Networking Event
Top of The Hill Great Room

Innovating Through Artistry: From Fashion, Music, Visual Arts, to Performing Arts...

5:30 - 6:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: "Entrepreneurship and the Arts"
Hill Hall 107

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Career Panel: "Artists of All Kind: How to Make a Living While Pursuing An Artistic Passion" + Q&A
Hill Hall 107

7:30 - 8:30 PM
Networking Event
Top of the Hill Great Room

Driving Economic Development Through Social Entrepreneurship

5:30 - 6:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: "Driving Economic Development Through Social Entrepreneurship"
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center (Center for Global Initiatives)

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Panel Discussion With Socio-Economic Development Entrepreneurs + Q&A
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center (Center for Global Initiatives)

7:30 - 8:30 PM
Networking Event
Top of The Hill Great Room

Transforming Education in the 21st Century

5:00 - 5:30 PM
Keynote Speaker: "Innovative Solutions for Transforming Education"
Hamilton 100

5:30 - 6:15 PM
Panel Discussion with Education Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs
Hamilton 100

6:15 - 7:30 PM
Interactive Workshops on Innovative Classroom Building
Hamilton Hall

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14
How Entrepreneurship Can Save Our Planet

5:30 - 6:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: "How Entrepreneurship Can Save Our Planet"
Koury Auditorium, Kenan-Flagler Business School

7:30 - 8:30 PM
Networking Event
Top of The Hill Great Room

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Panel Discussion With Top Green Entrepreneurs + Q&A
Koury Auditorium, Kenan-Flagler Business School

7:00 - 7:30 PM
Tabletop Networking Event
Loudermilk Hall, Kenan-Flagler Business School

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15
Finding An Entrepreneurial Groove...Got An Idea?

5:00 - 6:15 PM
Speed Networking
Top of the Hill Great Room

6:15 - 7:30 PM
Annual Carolina Challenge Pitch Party
Top of the Hill Great Room

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16
How I Did It And What I Learned

Pursuing Passions: Lessons Learned From Young Alumni Entrepreneurs

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Young Alumni Entrepreneurs Panel
Location TBD

Fashion for a Better World: Celebrating Sustainable Fashion

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Special Evening: Fashion Show, Surprise Guests, Connect with Local Designers
The Distillery, Top of the Hill

SATURDAY - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17-18
Are You Creative? Design Thinkers and Tech Minds... Compete! It's a 24 Hr Entrepreneurathon: Where Hackathon Meets Designathon

12:00 - 1:00 PM, Saturday
Creativity Workshop
Sitterson Hall, 1st Floor

1:00 - 1:30 PM, Saturday
Technology: The Magic Wand
Sitterson Hall, 1st Floor

1:30PM - 11:30 AM, Saturday-Sunday
22hr Entrepreneurathon
Sitterson Hall, 1st Floo

11:30AM - 12:00 PM, Sunday
Judges and Prizes
Sitterson Hall, 1st Floor

Registration Status

Contact

Location

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
209 South Road  Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Directions