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2009 Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship


February 27th, 2009

Cornhusker Marriott – Lincoln, Nebraska

If you’re at all interested in the current state of entrepreneurship in Nebraska, I recommend attending the 2009 Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship. The schedule is included below, and features Bo Fishback of the Kaufmann Foundation who has been previously featured on SPN.

Last year’s summit featured the following talk by Carl Schramm of the Kaufmann Foundation. It still stands out in my mind as one of the best presentations I’ve heard in a long time. This video, and all of the videos from the previous summits, can be found here..

For more details visit http://www.nebraska.edu/entrepreneurship, or you can go here to register.

Summit Agenda

8:30 a.m. Registration [pre-registration required] and Networking

9:00 a.m. Opening session University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken Governor Dave Heineman Tom Townsend, President and CEO, Scooter’s Coffeehouse Bo Fishback, VP Entrepreneurship, Kauffman Foundation Students from Lincoln Public Schools, Southeast Community College and University of Nebraska-Lincoln

12:00 p.m. Luncheon University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken Kimberly Loui, Executive Director and Special Advisor to the President, Arizona State University – “The University as an Entrepreneur”

1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions Track 1 : Sustaining Entrepreneurship in our Global Economy Track 2 : Financing Entrepreneurship in Today’s Environment Track 3: Partnership in Entrepreneurship – Creating New Business Enterprises

3:00 p.m. Adjourn – Have a great weekend!

Update 2/11/09 – It was brought to our attention that Carl Schramm will not be in attendance this year. It was previously metioned on the schedule that he will be doing a book signing. The schedule above has been updated accordingly.

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