2016 Global Venture Lab Summit at UC Berkeley

David Brower Center  
2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA 94704 (map)


Download the PDF version of the 2016 GVL Agenda here.


Thursday JANUARY 7, 2016


8:30 – 9:15 am Check in- Breakfast


9:10 – 9:30 am Welcome & Introduction:

Mission and updates on the Next GVL, Berkeley Updates: Global Partners, Colliders, AIR, Naming,
Ikhlaq Sidhu, Ricardo San Martin, Charlotta Johnsson (Co-chairs)


9:30 – 9:50 am Intrepid Minds for the Medical 4.0 Industry
Marcos Pinotti, UFMG, Brazil.


9:50 – 10:10 am “The D-Day of Entrepreneurship” (by Video)
Olivier Cotinat, ESSEC Business School, Ecole Centrale Paris, France.


10:10-10:50: Quick Panel Session: Issues with Entrepreneurship Today                   Charlotta Johnsson (Co-Chair)


10:50 – 11:00 am Break


11:00 – 11:20 am Announcing Berkeley Innovation Index and Global Toolkit
Ikhlaq Sidhu, UC Berkeley, USA.



11:20 – 11:40 pm “The emerging role of 3D printing in engineering and innovation Education”
Tim Minshall, University of Cambridge, UK.



11:40– 12:00 pm “Collaborative work with UNICEF Innovation Labs in Nicaragua and Burundi.”
Pritpal Singh, Villanova University, USA.


12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch


1:30 – 1:50 pm “Innovation @ Arizona State University: The New American University”
Garret Westlake, Arizona State University, USA.


1:50 – 2:10 pm “Entrepreneurship and Innovation Education with Social and Economic Impact: Ambidexterity, Mindsets and Models.”
Brendan Galbraith, Ulster University, UK.


2:10 – 2:30 pm “A Management Model”
Carlos Arruda, FDC, Brazil


2:30 – 2:50 pm Break


2:50 – 3:10 pm “Don’t Start A Company: How to teach students to be entrepreneurial rather than be entrepreneurs.” (possibly presented remotely)
Eric Koester, Georgetown


3:10 – 3:30 pm Industry Change: Meat and Sustainability – The New Green Issue
Indira Joshi of Samsung and Seetharam Param of VMware through UC Berkeley’s Engineering Leadership Professionals Program


3:30 – 4:15 pm Block Chain, an Emerging Industry Area – Lessons learned in Corporate Innovation and in New Venture Creation
Peter Shiau, Blockstack.io Founder


4:15 – 5:00 pm Speaker Michael Baum 


6:20 pm Dinner Faculty Club – Seaborg Room, UC Berkeley



Friday JANUARY 8, 2016


8:30 – 9:30 am  Check in- Breakfast


9:30 – 10:00 am “Defining the Innovation Collider”
Ken Singer, UC Berkeley, EEUU.


10:00 – 10:20 am  “Entrepreneurship; the The Hague UAS ‘Design’ way”
Marcel Van Geffen, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands.


10:20 -10:40 am “Influencing Entrepreneurial Culture” Rohan Workman; Charlie Day, University of Melbourne, Australia.


10:40 – 11:00 am “KASVOU Open”
 Mari Suoranta, JYU, Finland


11:00– 11:20 am “Entrepreneurship Accelerators in Greek Universities – The Aegean Startups Case: Perspectives and Opportunities for International Collaboration”
Yannis Charalabidis, University of the Aegean, Greece.


11:20 – 11:40 pm “Turning Students into Brave Entrepreneurs: The 45-year Experience with the HEC Entrepreneurs Method”
Olivier Younes, HEC Paris, France.


12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch


1:30 – 1:50 pm  “Storage energy in molecular scale – Ionic motion in Nanopore”
Yamada Teppei , Kyushu University, Japan.


1:50 – 2:10 pm European Innovation Academy, Extreme Entrepreneurship Summer Program”, Johanna Tukk, European Innovation Academy


2:10 – 2:30 pm  Entrepreneurial University framework: The case of Jordanian University”
Abdelraheem Abualbasal, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Jordan.


2:30 – 2:50 pm  “Student-Lead Start up Ecosystem – What it Takes to Have Students Run your Ecosystem”
Olli Vuola, Aalto University, Finland.


2:50- 3:10   Break


3:10 – 3:30 pm  Summary and Wrap up
Ikhlaq Sidhu, Charlotta Johnsson, Ken Singer