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

Ola Rosling
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

Sara Wimmercranz and Susanne Najafi,
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

Jimmy Wales,
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