Global Venture Lab

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.

For questions contact Susan Giesecke: sgiesecke@berkeley.edu and Melissa Glass: m.glass@berkeley.edu.

We look forward to hosting you at UC Berkeley!

Dates: Monday, August 20 and Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Location: Jacobs Hall, Room 310, and California Memorial Stadium (CMS) Room 122 on the UC Berkeley Campus

Speaker Sessions - Jacobs Hall, Room 310

Networking Reception - Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology, CMS 122

Registration: Available on Eventbrite HERE.

Speakers

<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/sathyaprasad1/"target="_blank">Sathya Prasad, PES University, India

Sathya Prasad

PES University, India

<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/rodrigodealvarenga/"target="_blank">Rodrigo de Alvarenga, HAG Consulting & Ventures, Brazil

Rodrigo de Alvarenga

HAG Consulting & Ventures, Brazil

<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/hermes-aguiar-magalh%C3%A3es-53591512/"target="_blank">Hermes Aguiar Magalhães, UFMG School of Engineering, Brazil

Hermes Aguiar Magalhães

UFMG School of Engineering, Brazil

<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/kalleairo/"target="_blank">Kalle Airo, Aalto University Ventures Program, Finland

Kalle Airo

Aalto University Ventures Program, Finland

<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/sasteffensen/"target="_blank">Sam Kondo Steffensen, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark

Sam Kondo Steffensen

Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark

Elena M. Górriz Royo

Elena M. Górriz Royo

University of Valencia, Spain

Werner Creixell

Werner Creixell

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/mari-suoranta/"target="_blank">Mari Suoranta, University of Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics

Mari Suoranta

University of Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics (JSBE), Finland

Zhijian Fu

Fu Zhijian (Alex)

Zhejiang Turtle Science & Technology Co., Ltd., China

<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/rlorenzop/"target="_blank">Rafael Lorenzo Piñón, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

Rafael Lorenzo Piñón

Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

Tom Byers

Tom Byers

Stanford University, California

Maher Hakim

Dr. Maher Hakim

Dr. Maher Hakim, Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), Qatar

<a href="https://www.fhstp.ac.at/en/about-us/staff-a-z/raffaseder-hannes"target="_blank">FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Hannes Raffaseder, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria

FH-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Hannes Raffaseder

St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Karla Liboreiro

Karla R. Liboreiro

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil

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Christoph Selig

Kilometer1 Konstanz, Germany

Dhrubes Biswas

Dhrubes Biswas, Ph.D

Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, UC Berkeley

Barbara Flugge

Barbara Flügge, Ph.D.

Digitizing Ecosystems, Switzerland

Marko Seppa

Marko Seppä

Global Enabler Corporation, Finland

Agenda

Please see 2018 programming below.

Monday

August 20

Future of E14P

08:30  Sign-in and Continental Breakfast @Jacobs Hall, Room 310

09:00  Kick-Off with Ikhlaq Sidhu, SCET Founder & Faculty Director, Susan Giesecke, SCET Director of Global Engagement and Ken Singer, SCET Managing Director

09:05  Berkeley Plenary with Prof. Ikhlaq Sidhu, SCET Founder & Faculty Director

09:30  Topic: New Initiatives & Programs - TED talk style presentations from our Global Partners, moderated by Jocelyn Weber, SCET Director of Executive Programs

  • Tom Byers, Stanford University
  • Christoph Selig, Kilometer1 Konstanz, Germany
  • Kalle Airo, Aalto University, Finland
  • Hermes Aguiar Magalhães, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil

10:30  Coffee break

10:45  Roundtable preview and team formation for "future of entrepreneurship" led by Ken Singer, SCET Managing Director.

11:15 Topic: New Initiatives & Programs continued, moderated by Jocelyn Weber, SCET Director of Executive Programs.

  • Marko Seppä, Global Enabler Corporation, Finland
  • Sathya Prasad, PES University, India
  • Hannes Raffaseder, St. Poelten University of Applied Sciences in Austria
  • Dr. Maher Hakim, Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), Qatar

12:15 Sunway partnership agreement announcement with Tsu-Jae King Liu, Dean of UC Berkeley Engineering, Sunway Education Group executive director, Dr. Elizabeth Lee, and Sunway iLabs director, Matthew van Leeuwen @Jacobs Hall, Room 310

12:30  Design lunch for E14P @Jacobs Hall, Room 310

14:00  Post lunch reports (3-minute elevator pitches)

14:45  Topic: Education - TED talk style presentations from our Global Partners, moderated by Ken Singer, SCET Managing Director

  • Rodrigo de Alvarenga, HAG Consulting & Ventures, Brazil
  • Rafael Lorenzo Piñón, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México

15:15  Presentation from ARCHER student group

15:30  Coffee break

15:45  Collaborations rountable with Ken Singer on Relationships & Partnerships

16:45  Ken Singer, SCET Managing Director and Mari Suoranta, Assistant Professor at University of Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics, present "10 Years of GVL"

17:00  Walk to SCET, CMS 122

17:15-19:00  Networking reception, refreshments will be served

Tuesday

August 21

The X-Factor

08:30  Continental breakfast @Jacobs Hall, Room 310

09:00  Recap Day 1 and overview of Day 2 with Ken Singer, SCET Managing Director

09:30  Data/AI Meets Entrepreneurship & Innovation - Topics to be covered are Data-X, Sustainable Foods, Sports Tech

10:45  Topic: Data & Technology - TED talk style presentations from our Global Partners, moderated by Ikhlaq Sidhu, SCET Founder and Faculty Director

  • Dr. Dhrubes Biswas Ph.D, UC Berkeley formerly with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India
  • Elena M. Górriz Royo, University of Valencia, Spain

11:15  Partnerships in Action: Leveraging SCET Resources

  • Global Bootcamps with Gigi Wang, Chair & Director of Berkeley Startup Bootcamps and Collider workshops
  • Semester at Berkeley: Startup Semester + Startup Fellows with David Law, SCET Director of Global Academic Programs
  • Silicon Valley Innovation Week (SVIL) Executive Program with Jocelyn Weber, SCET Director of Executive Programs

12:00  Lunch & Networking @Jacobs Hall, Room 310

13:30 Topic: Data & Technology continued, moderated by Ikhlaq Sidhu, SCET Founder and Faculty Director

  • Fu Zhi Jian (Alex), Zhejiang Turtle Science and Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Sam Kondo Steffensen, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark
  • Werner Creixell, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

14:30  Topic: Ecosystem - TED talk style presentations from our Global Partners, moderated by Susan Giesecke, SCET Director of Global Engagement

  • Karla Rocha Liboreiro, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
    (UFMG), Brazil
  • Barbara Flügge, Ph.D., Digitizing Ecosystems

15:00  Report out, followed by closing remarks from the GVL team and final reception. Light refreshments will be served.

Entrepreneurship Best Practices Crossing Borders

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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.

January 2015 Summit

The Global Venture Lab Report

This brief of the "Report from the Global Venture Lab Network Inaugural Summit" summarizes the discussion of best practices and next steps from the November 19, 2009 meeting of engineering entrepreneurship educators from 18 universities. Click here to read more.

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