When:
Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 4:30p -
Friday, Oct 25, 2019 12:00p

Where:
UMass, Mount Ida Campus
777 Dedham St.
Newton, MA 02459

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Business, Lectures & Conferences

Event website:
https://www.authorsinnovators.org/

The Authors and Innovators Business Ideas Festival is a unique opportunity to take your business knowledge to the next level.
This two-day event is jam-packed with insights, idea exchange, and thoughtful, intelligent conversation. You will learn from business book authors, innovators, and top business minds as we engage in discussions on a variety of topics.

Agenda: 

THURSDAY, OCT. 24 
4:45 pm / Check-In, Wine & Cheese Reception
5:30 Pm / Kick-Off Conversation
Brad Feld, Co-Founder, Foundry Group and Techstars 
6:00 Pm / Book Signing
Do More Faster: Techstars Lessons To Accelerate Your Startup by Brad Feld 
6:00 Pm / Innovators' Showcase   

FRIDAY, OCT. 25 
7:30 Am / Check-In, Registration Begins
Continental Breakfast and Networking 
8:00 Am / Introduction
8:15 Am/ Build a Team That Embraces Change, Disruption, and Dignity 
Heidi Gardner, Distinguished Fellow, Harvard Law School
Donna Hicks, Weatherland Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
Gerald Kane, Professor, Boston College
Devon Mcdonald, Partner, Openview Venture Partners
Meredith Mcpherron, Venture Partner, Glasswing Ventures
9:30 Am / Retain Your Edge and Evolve for The Future
Dan Albert, Journalist and Author, N + 1 Magazine, Cox Automotive
Tom Davenport, Professor, Babson College
Jonathan Gruber, Professor, M.I.T.   
Joyce Sidopoulos, Co-Founder, Mass Robotics                  
11:00 Am / Success Through Strategic Innovation
Stephanie Crimmins, CEO, Volvo Car Mobility 
Karen Mills, Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School
Jules Pieri, Co-Founder and CEO, The Grommet
Gary Pisano, Professor, Harvard Business School                     
11:45 am / Closing Thoughts and Networking

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