EventsThursday, April 14 - Friday, April 15, 2016
Don't miss out on your chance to learn the latest on family business, social entrepreneurship, health administration and new technologies at our Celebration 2016 event. You can also see eLab companies pitch during its Demo Day and hear more from this year's Entrepreneur of the Year. The BEST Program will cover the cost of registration for a limited number of BEST trainees. Please contact Susi Varvayanis if you are interested in attending Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration. See the detailed agenda and register here.
Join more than 700 alumni, parents, students, faculty, and staff for two days of on-campus events including:
Symposia on a wide range of topics including- PhD to commercialization, artificial intelligence, climate chaos, food entrepreneurship, mobile app technology, and health administration...PLUS:
eLab Demo Day
New Business & Emerging Technologies Showcase
Recognition of Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year
Student Business of the Year Announced
Business Idea Competition Finals
Networking opportunities...and much more!
Schedule Highlights recommended by BEST:
April 14, 2016
@9am: Keynote speaker Adam Slutsky '85, President, Tough Mudder, Inc.
@12:30: New Business & Emerging Technologies Showcase & Stand-up Lunch Hosted by Center for Technology Licensing (CTL)
@2:45: Shark Tank: Behind the Pitch Deck Sponsored by Student Agencies
April 15, 2016
@9:15am: The Energy Industry in Chaos: Innovations addressing climate change Sponsored by Johnson's Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise
OR... Physical Product Entrepreneurship Sponsored by the College of Engineering and Johnson's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute
@11am: PhD to CommercializationSponsored by College of Engineering, Johnson's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, and BEST
OR...Finding Mentors/Creating Community Sponsored by Entrepreneurship at Cornell
@12:30: Student Business of the Year Recognition Lunch and Keynote by Lee Pillsbury '69, Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2016
@2:45:Technology Startups and How They Are Shaping the Future of HealthcareSponsored by Computing and Information Science, College of Engineering, Cornell Tech
OR...The Sustainable Dinner Plate: The changing landscape of food entrepreneurship Sponsored by the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Johnson's Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise and School of Hotel Administration
OR...Cornell Cross-School/Campus Collaborations Around Developing New Medical Devices/Materials/Treatments Sponsored by College of Engineering, The Sloan Program in the College of Human Ecology and the Institute for Healthy Futures, Weill Cornell Medical College, College of Veterinary Medicine