Global Venture Lab Academic Summit Agenda

January 16, 2015
Location: SkyDeck Accelerator at UC Berkeley, 2150 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA



9:00 AM Gather for Coffee and light breakfast

9:30  Ikhlaq Sidhu, UC Berkeley, Welcome and Updates

9:40 Bruno Cotta, Imperial College,London, UK, "Maximising impact from the university's innovation eco-system: creating, capturing and delivering value from an enterprising community"

10:00 Michael Leatherbee, Stanford University, "Boulevards of Broken Behaviors"

10:20 Charlotta Johnsson, Lund University, Sweden, "From zero to prototype in six weeks (results from a cross disciplinary course in innovation)"

10:40 -11:00 Coffee Break

11:00  Abdelraheem Abualbasal, Princess Sumaya University, Jordan, " From Engineering to Entrepreneurship"

11:20  Olivier Cotinat, Essec France, "1 year at Numa Paris : reinventing the global acceleration space"

11:40 Jian Gao, Tsinghua University, "Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Certificate Program"

12:05 Lunch

1:00 Olli Vuola, Aalto, Finland, Aalto Ventures Program - experience on setting up a large multi-thousand-student program in less than 3 years

1:20 Mike Panesis, Cal Lutheran, "Eating Your Own Dog Food: Entrepreneurship Center as Start-up"

1:40 Garret Westlake, Arizon State University, "Entrepreneurship and the New American University: Lessons learned from Disability as Catalyst "

2:00  Ikhlaq Sidhu, UC Berkeley, Management of Technology Innovation, (A New Graduate/Ph.D./Post Doc Program)

2:20 Coffee Break

2:40 Ricardo San Martín Gamboa, P. Universidad Católica de Chile- School of Engineering, Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley, "Searching for a Latin American Playbook to Entrepreneurship"

3:00 Paul O'Sullivan,  Dublin Institute of Technology, "Interaction between 'Hothouse' and Full-time and Executive Masters"

3:20 Jyrki Saarinen, University of Eastern Finland, "Internationalization from Day One"

3:40 Wrap Up
> Feedback Session for the Applied Innovation Journal to be released this year, Ikhlaq Sidhu
> Discussion and Next Steps, All

4:20 End of session



Lodging Information:
  • The International House, next to the Berkeley Campus - There are 2 suites available with 4 beds each. Contact Tim Lynch at 001 510 642 3428. Cost approx. $140/night
  • The Men's Faculty Club (for men and women, despite the name) - There are standard rooms available for $125 - $140/night
  • The Women's Faculty Club (for men and women, despite the name) - There are standard rooms available for $135/night (this is also fairly booked up, but if they say there's room the IEOR dept. will need to make a reservation)
  • The Hotel Shattuck, downtown Berkeley, but close to SkyDeck - we are exploring a group rate (10-15% discount), but generally rooms are approx. $200/night.