GCEC 2019 Conference Program

September 26

14:00-16:00

Pre-conference Bootcamp for New Entrepreneurship Center Directors

Lecture Hall KTH Q2, Malvinas väg 10
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14:00-16:00

17:00-17:30

New Member Orientation

17:00-17:30

17:30

Welcome Mingle and Dinner

17:30

September 27

08:15-08:50

Registration

08:15-08:50

09:00-09:20

Official Opening Ceremony
of GCEC 2019

Mainstage, Aula Medica

09:00-09:20

09:20-10:20

Keynote

[simple_tooltip content=’Since 1999 Ola lead the development of the Trendalyzer software, which was acquired by Google in 2007. At Google Ola and his team delivered the Motion Chart as part of Google Spreadsheets. As Product Manager for Google Public Data Ola then helped democratized access to Public Statistics by developing the infrastructure needed to make official statistics part of Google Search results. Ola & Anna went back to Gapminder in 2011 to develop free teaching materials for a fact-based worldview.

In 2014 Ola coined the term Factfulness, which Gapminder is now promoting in order to make the education about Sustainable Development less ideological and more fact-based.

Together with Anna and Hans, Ola wrote the Factfulness book, launched in April 2018.’]Ola Rosling[/simple_tooltip]
President & Co-Founder of Gapminder Foundation

Mainstage, Aula Medica

09:20-10:20

10:40-11:40

How to Work Across Disciplines: Successful Models for Decentralized Entrepreneurship Programs

Megan Greer, Elizabeth P. Pyle – NC State University
Meeting Room 1,Aula Medica

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

How to Facilitate Radical Collaboration through Hackathons

Ami Stuart, Tushar, Rose Pember – Cornell University
4th foyer, Aula Medica

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

How do we Fix the Diversity Problem? Real World Scenarios of Diversity Challenges in Entrepreneurship Programs

Andrea Ippolito, Tom Schryver, Ken Rother – Cornell University
Biomedicum 3 

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

Re-envisioning the Innovation Ecosystem

Iain Kerr, Jason Frasca – Montclair State University
Biomedicum 4

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

How Individuals Approach Entrepreneurship Matters for Engagement

Mark Gagnon, Nicole Webster – Penn State
Biomedicum 2

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

Why an Entrepreneurship Degree Should be much more than a Series of Courses

Bruce Bachenheimer – Pace University
campfire 1, Aula Medica

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

Why am I still “dancing on my own” – Putting entrepreneurship on the university agenda

Hanna Jansson, Cecilie Hilmer – Karolinska Institutet
campfire 2, Aula Medica

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

Adapting the I-Corps Program Internationally

Poh Kam Wong, David Burt, Raymond Chu, Ran Meged – National University of Singapore – NUS Business School , The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Merage Institute Leader for Israel Lean Launchpad
Biomedicum 1

10:40-11:40

11:50-12:20

How MIT approaches the next generation of innovation infrastructure

Tim Miano – MIT Innovation Initiative
Biomedicum 3

11:50-12:20

11:50-12:20

High Impact Entreprenurial Bootcamp for STEM PhD/Postdocs

Dan Olszewski – University of Wisconsin-Madison
Biomedicum 2

11:50-12:20

11:50-12:20

What to Avoid when Starting your Entrepreneurship Center

Carrie White, Nora Myers – West Virginia University
Biomedicum 4

11:50-12:20

11:50-12:20

How I-Corps Is Scaling in 2019

Tom Schryver – The George Washington University
Biomedicum 1

11:50-12:20

12:30-13:00

Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurial Education: Learnings from Experienced International Higher Educators

Kari-Pekka Heikkinen, Katta Siltavirta – Oulu University of Applied Sciences
Meeting Room 5, Aula Medica

12:30-13:00

11:45-13:05

Lunch

11:45-13:05

13:05-13:35

Venture Crawl: A Case Study in Collaboration, Exploration and Taking Learning into the Ecosystem

Rachel Stockey, Ben Cole – King’s College London
4th Foyer, Aula Medica

13:05-13:35

13:05-13:35

How to Nurture Enterprise Skills in a Fast and Fun Way

Siobhan Curran – University of Newcastle, Australia
Meeting Room 2, Aula Medica

13:05-13:35

13:05-14:05

Learning Across Boundaries – (International) MBA Students Meet Township Entrepreneurs

Ndileka Zantsi – University of Cape Town: GSB Solution Space
Biomedicum 2

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

What Motivates Students to Make Progress?

Rachel Spekman – Boston University
Meeting Room 1, Aula Medica

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

The Post-VC Entrepreneur

David Ochi – UC Irvine
Biomedicum 3

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

Entrepreneurial Education Game

Håkan Mitts – Aalto University
Biomedicum 4

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

How to Develop Entrepreneurial Culture?

Ayelet Cohen, Amnon Dekel – HUJI-Innovate, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
CampFire 1, Aula Medica

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

Diversity Entrepreneurship in Underserved Communities

Sharon Goldsmith, Ann Marshall Tilton – Hofstra University, Tulane University
CampFire 2, Aula Medica

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

Hidden Bias: Where we Shortchange our Startups and Limit our Impact

Catherine Santamaria, Terrence Brown, Monica Dean, Susan Duffy, Monica Dean, Jill Ker Conway, Liz Choonara – Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, Rice University, SSES, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, Smith College, Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, Babson College, Imperial Enterprise Lab, Imperial College
Biomedicum 1

13:05-14:05

13:10-13:40

How to use Entrepreneurship Education to Drive Digital Transformation?

Franziska Mattner, Prof. Dr. Herbert Gillig – Munich University of Applied Sciences/Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship
Meeting Room 5, Aula Medica

13:10-13:40

13:45-14:15

How to Build a Board in Six Months

Abigail Ingram – DePaul University
4th foyer, Aula Medica

13:45-14:15

13:45-14:15

What do food technologists need to take into consideration when shaping the future of food?

Roberto Flore – DTU Skylab, Technical University of Denmark
Meeting Room 2, Aula Medica

13:45-14:15

14:15-14:45

Liberal Starts: How the Study of Entrepreneurship Can Benefit From the Liberal Arts, and Vice Versa

Michael Panesis – California Lutheran University
Meeting Room 1, Aula Medica

14:15-14:45

14:15-14:45

How Does Our Teaching Differ Between General and Social Entrepreneurship?

Eric Rice – Johns Hopkins University
Biomedicum 2

14:15-14:45

14:15-14:45

What Should Entrepreneurship General Education Courses

Jennifer Capps – NC State Entrepreneurship
campfire 1, Aula Medica

14:15-14:45

14:15-15:15

What is the Future of Design Thinking in Entrepreneurship Education?

Cecilie Hilmer, Pu Tai – Karolinska Institutet
Biomedicum 3

14:15-15:15

14:15-15:15

Beyond Lean Startup Education: How to use Non-traditional E-ship Ed to Create High Impact Learning Experiences.

Shelly Brenckman – Texas A&M University
Biomedicum 4

14:15-15:15

14:15-15:15

The Importance of Entrepreneurship Research

Don Kuratko, Jeffrey S. Hornsby, Dianne Welsh, Rasmus Rahm – Indiana University, University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship
Biomedicum 1

14:15-15:15

14:25-14:55

The Scavenged: Engaging an Entrepreneurial Mindset Through Alternative Reality Gaming

Dr. Mary Kayler, Dr. Mike Bowers – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
4th foyer, Aula Medica

14:25-14:55

14:50-15:20

Hacking Inclusive Economic Development

David Mayo, Max Leisten – East Carolina University
metting room 5, Aula Medica

14:50-15:20

15:30-16:30

Keynote

[simple_tooltip content=’Sara Wimmercranz is a tech entrepreneur and investor. She is the co-founder of BackingMinds VC and co-founder of Footway, one of the largest e-commerce companies in the Nordics.

Sara has been named one of the most Influential Tech Investors by Dagens Industri, she was recognized as one of the most Powerful Women in Business by Veckans Affärer 2018 and was recently featured as one of the top 40 serial entrepreneurs under 40 in Sweden.’]Sara Wimmercranz[/simple_tooltip] and [simple_tooltip content=’Susanne Najafi is a tech entrepreneur and investor. She is the co-founder of BackingMinds VC and co-founder of Eleven, one of the Nordics largest e-commerce companies within beauty care.

Susanne’s background includes setting up a subsidiary in Iran for Oriflame, Marketing Manager at Procter & Gamble as well as the founder of several companies in tech.

Susanne has received several awards such as Leader of the Year 2015, one of the Most Powerful Women in Business 2018, and was recently featured as one of the top 40 serial entrepreneurs under 40 in Sweden.’]Susanne Najafi,[/simple_tooltip]
Founders, BackingMinds

Mainstage, Aula Medica

15:30-16:30

19:00-22:30

Dinner at Vasa Museum Ship Hall

Vasa Museum, Djurgården

19:00-22:30

September 28

09:00-10:20

Keynote

[simple_tooltip content=’Jimmy Wales is described as a singularly visionary knowledge pioneer, and a refreshingly values-driven entrepreneur. Jimmy will share a founder story of equal access and the purpose of knowledge. Central aspects of entrepreneurship in higher education.’]Jimmy Wales,[/simple_tooltip]
Founder, Wikipedia

Mainstage, Aula Medica

09:00-10:20

10:40-11:40

Fostering Deep Tech Startups

Mikkel Sørensen, Tim Miano, Lisa Ericsson, Thomas Howard – DTU Skylab, Technical University of Denmark, MIT Innovation Initiative, KTH Innovation, DTU Centre for Technology Entrepreneurship
Biomedicum 1

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

Metrics – You Get What You Measure

Sean Collins – Virginia Tech
4th foyer, Aula Medica

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

How On-Site Experiential Learning Supports Successful Transitions from Campus to Frontier Markets

Megan Mitchell, Julia Turnbull – The Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship at MIT
Meeting Rooom 1, Aula Medica

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

Top Entrepreneurs Your Center Should Know

Melissa Roberts, Dr. Michelle Boullion, Shanna Spencer, Misty Stutsman – Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship Louisiana State University, Texas A&M University, Syracuse University
Biomedicum 2

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

Top Entrepreneurs Your Center Should Know

Melissa Roberts, Dr. Michelle Boullion, Shanna Spencer, Misty Stutsman – Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship Louisiana State University, Texas A&M University, Syracuse University
Biomedicum 2

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

How to Create a State-of-the-Art Online Minor in Entrepreneurship

Michael Glauser, Andy Thunell – Utah State University
meeting room 5, Aula Medica

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

Turning Critical Thinking into Critical Doing – Incorporating Entrepreneurship into Gen Ed and Liberal Arts Classes

Alan Kerzner, Genevieve Amaral – Fox Business School, Temple University
Biomedicum 4

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

How to Help Hardware Entrepreneurs Evaluate and Scale

Ken Rother – Cornell University
Biomedicum 3

10:40-11:40

10:40-11:40

What is a safe space and how do we create the conditions for entrepreneurial discovery

Anna Birgersdotter, Cecilie Hilmer – Unit For Bioentrepreneurship (UBE), Karolinska Institutet
campfire 2, Aula Medica

10:40-11:40

11:50-12:20

How to Teach Music/Arts Entrepreneurship

Thomas Arctaedius, Karin Hjertzell – Royal College of Music Stockholm
Biomedicum 4

11:50-12:20

11:50-12:20

How to Build University Industry Partnerships Through Entrepreneurship

Susan Giesecke – University of California Berkeley
Biomedicum 2

11:50-12:20

11:50-12:20

Driving Collaboration Among Universities in an Emerging Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Valentin Grecu, Eugen Popescu, Flaviu Turcu, Costin Sorici, Alexandru Radovici – Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
Biomedicum 3

11:50-12:20

11:50-12:20

How Do We Measure Success? Intention vs. Result in Entrepreneurship Education

Nora Myers, Carrie White – West Virginia University
Biomedicum 1

11:50-12:20

11:45-13:05

Lunch

11:45-13:05

12:00-13:00

Networking Lunch

Women Entrepreneurship Education hosted by Babson College’s Diana International Research Institute

4th foyer, Aula Medica

12:00-13:00

12:00-13:00

Sponsor Lunch Discussion

#BlackEntrepreneursMatter – Common Barriers for Inclusion in Entrepreneurship Programs

Café Erik Jorpes, Aula Medica (entrance floor)

12:00-13:00

13:00-14:00

How Can Universities Effectively Assess Entrepreneurship Education and What Impact Does it Have on Alumni Employability?

Andrea Barrett – University of Rochester
meeting room 5, Aula Medica

13:00-14:00

13:05-13:35

Lean Startup of an Accelerator Program

Lara Hobson, Laurel Ofstein, Sandra Cochrane – Western Michigan University
4th foyer, Aula Medica

13:05-13:35

13:05-13:35

How Does Family Business Education Foster an Entrepreneurial Mindset across the Campus?

Petru Sandu – Elizabethtown College
meeting room 2, Aula Medica

13:05-13:35

13:05-14:05

Higher Ed and the Real World: Bridging the Chasm

Amnon Dekel, Ayelet Cohen – Hebrew University Jerusalem
meeting room 1, Aula Medica

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

Experiential Classroom Exercises for Entrepreneurship

James David Hart – Southern Methodist University
Biomedicum 4

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

Entrepreneur in Residence, a Value Creation Roadmap in a Medical University

Samer Yammine – Karolinska Institutet
Biomedicum 3

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

Creating a family business network among centers

Kajsa Haag, Massimo Baù, Mattias Nordqvist – Jönköping International Business School
campfire 2, Aula Medica

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

The Future of Women’s Entrepreneurship

Liz Choonara, Olivia Standish, Megan Mitchell, Susan Duffy, Anna Birgersdotter – Imperial College London, MIT, Babson College, Karolinska Institutet
campfire 1, Aula Medica

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

Creating Win-Win Relationships Between Centers/Institutes and Student Entrepreneurship Clubs

Bruce Teague, Michael Bowers, Matthew Smilor, James Zebrowski – Eastern Washington University
Biomedicum 1

13:05-14:05

13:05-14:05

Experiential Learning – Successes and Failures

Marc Tower, Chad Mills – Oklahoma State University
Biomedicum 2

13:05-14:05

13:45-14:15

Why We Should Stop Teaching the Lean Startup

Ian Mashiter – Boston University
4th foyer, Aula Medica

13:45-14:15

13:45-14:15

From Zero to GCEC. Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center in Two Years: One University’s Road Map to Success

Ian Grant – University of New Hampshire Entrepreneurship Center
meeting room 2, Aula Medica

13:45-14:15

14:10-14:40

How to Collect Meaningful Data and Why Sharing Among Entrepreneurship Centers is Fundamental to Future Innovation

Duncan Moore – University of Rochester, Ain Center for Entrepreneurship
meeting room 5, Aula Medica

14:10-14:40

14:15-14:45

How to Effectively Design and Execute Entrepreneurial Programs for Alumni

Drea Shipp-Caldwell – University of Michigan- Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
meeting room 1, Aula Medica

14:15-14:45

14:15-14:45

Why Use Design Methods in Teaching Entrepreneurship?

Nik Rokop – Illinois Institute of Technology
campfire 1, Aula Medica

14:15-14:45

14:15-15:15

Are Transplants of Foreign Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Possible (or Not)?

Jasna Pocek – Sten K Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship at Lund University
Biomedicum 3

14:15-15:15

14:15-15:15

How Entrepreneurship Programs Should be Organized in Practice?

Kalle Airo – Aalto Ventures Program / Aalto University
Biomedicum 4

14:15-15:15

14:15-15:15

What the Future of Entrepreneurship Education Looks Like Now

Dianne Welsh, Joan Lofgren, William McDowell, Franziska Mattner – University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Biomedicum 1

14:15-15:15

14:25-14:55

Entrepreneurship Beyond the Business College

Sarah Goforth, Carol Reeves – University of Arkansas
4th foyer, Aula Medica

14:25-14:55

14:50-15:20

How to Launch a Blockchain Entrepreneurship Program

Simon Mak – Southern Methodist University Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship
meeting room 5, Aula Medica

14:50-15:20

15:30-16:30

Award and Closing Ceremony of GCEC 2019

Mainstage, Aula Medica

15:30-16:30

18:30-23:00

20th Anniversary Dinner of Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship

18:30-23:00