On behalf of the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, we would like to invite you to the 9th Global Venture Lab at UC Berkeley.
The Global Venture Lab (GVL) is an international summit of academics, entrepreneurs, and innovators sharing common research and educational programs to spur new industry and economic growth. Since our first event in 2009, GVL continues to be an extraordinary opportunity to network, learn, and share best practices among entrepreneurship centers around the world.
We look forward to hosting you at UC Berkeley!
Dates: Thursday and Friday, August 9 and 10, 2018
Location: California Memorial Stadium (CMS) at the UC Berkeley Campus
Speaker Sessions - TBC
Networking Reception - Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, CMS 122
Registration: Registration will open mid-May on EventBrite.
Click GVL Agenda 2017 to view / download the detailed program agenda from last year. 2018 programming will be available come May/June.
08:30 Sign-in and Continental Breakfast @CMS 140
09:00 Kick-Off with Susan Giesecke, SCET Director of Global Engagement & Danielle Vivo, Program Manager at SCET
09:15 Berkeley Overview - What’s Next! Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu, SCET Faculty Director and Founder
10:00 Global Sessions - Innovative Entrepreneurial Programs, moderated by Prof. Ricardo San Martin, UC Berkeley
11:20 The Entrepreneur’s Journey with Ken Singer, SCET Managing Director
12:30 Lunch @SCET
13:30 Global Sessions - Innovative Entrepreneurial Programs “Teaching & Learning E&I,” moderated by Prof. Charlotta Johnsson, Lund University
15:00 Applied Innovation & Emerging Areas - Models of Deep Depth Classes and Collaboration with Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu and Prof. Ricardo San Martin
16:20 Introduction to Data-x Projects with Students & Mentors with Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu
16:30 Networking Reception @SCET
08:30 Continental breakfast @CMS 140
09:00 Recap Day 1 with Ken Singer, SCET Managing Director, UC Berkeley
09:30 BEGIN – UC Berkeley Innovation Council, Introduction by Keith McAleer, UC Berkeley
10:20 California Program Exchange - UC Best Practices
11:20 Empowering Students to Lead
12:30 Lunch @SCET
13:30 IP Match Cathay Photonics - Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
14:30 Global Sessions - Innovative Entrepreneurial Programs moderated by Olli Vuola, Ph.D, Aalto University
16:00 Discussion - Surfacing Issues Across Innovation Programs with Ken Singer, SCET Managing Director, UC Berkeley
17:00 Closing Remarks from the GVL Team
Entrepreneurship Best Practices Crossing Borders
The goal of the Global Venture Network is to share best practices to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in a university environment with the intent to help create new companies and industries. GVL strives to develop an entrepreneurial ecosystem that supports venture creation and innovation between Berkeley and global partners. Industry-changing innovation and leadership stretch well beyond geographical boundaries at GVL.
Recommended for: Academic Institutions interested in developing and sharing best practices for entrepreneurship instruction.