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Miami Dade College, North Campus
11380 NW 27th Ave.
Conference Center, Room 3249
Miami, FL 33150
November 18, 2013

Growing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem- Students, Faculty and Entrepreneurs

8:00–9:00AM Presidential Meet-Up

Topic: Responding to resource scarcity through entrepreneurial thinking and approaches. Community college presidents and leadership are invited to gather and address the "corrosive psychology of scarcity”(Brown, 2012) and how entrepreneurial colleges are finding new opportunities amidst decreasing state support and increasing enrollment challenges.

9:00–10:00AM Why Entrepreneurship Education is Good for Local Economies
Doan Winkle, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Illinois State; NACCE Fellow

10:00– 11:00AM Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in South Florida– From the Inside-Out
Matt Haggman, Program Director, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Gary Schoeniger, Co-Creator, "Who Owns the Ice House”

11:00AM–12:00PM Deepening the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Taking Entrepreneurship Across the Discipline
Valerie DeAngelis, Reid Van Voris, Denis Kalam; NACCE Faculty Ambassador for HP LIFE

12:00PM-12:45PM Luncheon: Inspiring and Engaging Student Entrepreneurs
Felecia Hatcher, Chief Popsicle, Feverish


1:00-2:00PM Mapping Your Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Tim Putnam, Associate Director, North Iowa Area Community College, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center & NACCE Fellow – Community Outreach 2013

2:00-3:00PM Creating, Supporting & Sustaining the Young Entrepreneurs: Collegiate Chamber of Commerce & the Young Professional Network - A New Model:
Alice Horn, ‎Executive Director,Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
Fred Jean Baptiste, CCC
Fabiola Fluervanil, Executive Board Member- Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce
Cindy Thienard, Program Coordinator @ Miami-Dade County Public Schools

3:00-4:00PM Accessing Capital: Crowd Funding

Adam Horowitz
Cheryl Cook
Wilfredo Gonzalez (Lab Miami)

Althea Harris (SBA)

4:00–4:30PM Event Wrap up

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