SBA Office of Advocacy

Tue. Mar 12, 2013 at 8:30am - Wed. Mar 13, 2013 at 6:00pm EDT
Price: Free
All ages
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Price: Free
All ages
Event Description
Please join the Chief Counsel for Advocacy, Dr. Winslow Sargeant, for an exciting two days of, "Small Business and Government: Maximizing Entrepreneurship, Driving Innovation"

Where: University of Pittsburgh Joseph Katz Graduate School of Business
Mervis Hall
335 Mervis Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Registration begins at 8:30am followed by an introduction of Dr. Sargeant. Panels begin at 9:45am.

For information on specific panels, please click the "i" button next to the panel name.

The event aims to:
• Engage entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, government officials, angel investors, funding innovators and academics in a public – private forum.
• Generate bold ideas to advance the innovative entrepreneurial community.
• Identify how to foster sustainable growth in Life Sciences, Health Care, Manufacturing, Energy, Young Entrepreneurship, High Tech Innovation, Information Tech and Urban Entrepreneurship, Advanced Tech and Mfg., Chemical, Women and Minority Entrepreneurship.
• An opportunity to discuss tools that optimize small business innovators and government relationships through the impact of accelerators, and emerging capital strategies.

Special thank you to our participants:
Allegheny Conference
BlueTree Allied Angels
Building Bridges for Business
Built in PGH
Carnergie Mellon University
CEED
Center for Women Entrepreneurship, Chatham University
Entrepreneuring Youth
FourthEconomy.com
Idea Foundry
Innovation Works
Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, University of Pittsburgh
Joseph M. Katz School of Business and the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership, University of Pittsburgh
National Energy Technology Laboratory
PA Nano Center
Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
ShowClix
SMC Business Councils
University Energy Partnership

Agenda:
8:30a Begin Registration
9:00a-9:30a Welcoming remarks with Dr. Winslow Sargeant, Ngozi Bell, and other delegates from DC.
9:30a-9:45a Break
9:45a-11:45a Panel 1
11:45a-1:00p Break
1:15p-3:15p Panel 2
3:15p–3:30p Break
3:30p–5:30p Panel 3
5:30p–5.45p Recap and wrap up – Ngozi Bell
5:45p–6:00p Closing Remarks – By Dr. Sargeant
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Venue Details
Mervis Hall, University of Pittsbur Roberto Clemente Drive
Pittsburgh PA 15260