2020 California Entrepreneurship Educators Conference REIMAGINED ONLINE

Reimagine the Discipline of Entrepreneurship

April 16th - 17th, 2020

People gathered for the 2019 conference

We are excited to announce that the 2020 California Entrepreneurship Educators Conference will be held online. The two-day conference, free of charge, will include interviews and panel discussions featuring an international lineup of keynote speakers including Dr. Chantal Line Carpentier, Dr. John Mullins and Dr. Michael Morris.

With the help of our partner, the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), the interviews and panels will be live-streamed via Zoom on April 16th and 17th, with registrants free to come and go as they please. Each day will close with a virtual social gathering!

Please contact Brett Harris at [email protected] with any questions about this year's revised format.



Virtual Conference Agenda

(Pacific Standard Time)


Thursday, April 16th


07:45  AM Welcoming Remarks - Alex DeNoble
08:00 AM  Customer - Funded Business - John Mullins
09:00 AM   When Problems Are The Problem: Insights For Creativity And Innovation - Alex Bruton, Jeff Stamp, Bernie Schroeder
10:00  AM Slicing Pie : Dividing up equity in a startup - Mike Moyer
10:00  AM            Risk and Uncertainty in Entrepreneurial Environments : A Look at the Concrete and the Implicit - Lois  Shelton, Anna Ruohonen, Art Niell, Jelani Odlum
12:00  PM Digital Entrepreneurship - David Rahn, Kaveh Abhari, Shahab Tayeb
12:00  PM Specialty Programs in Entrepreneurship - Rebecca White, Jeff Hornsby, Ted Zoller
01:00  PM Crowdfunding in the Lean Startup Phase - Denis Iurchenko, John York, Jamey Darnell
01:00  PM Creativity and Innovation - Jeffrey Stamp
02:00 PM   Reimagining Tools in Entrepreneurship Education - Ernest Cadotte, Christoph Winkler, Justin Wolske
02:00 PM                     Discussions with Entrepreneurship Professional Organizations- Ahmed Osman, Jill Kickul, Brad Burke, Ricardo Alvarez
03:00 PM Virtual Social Gathering


Friday, April 17th


08:00 AM  Pain or Pleasure: Live Your Students’ Experience - Doan Winkel
09:00 AM   Doing Qualitative Research in Entrepreneurship - Sanjay Jain, Lois Shelton, Bruce Teague, Chad Navis, Renee Rottner
09:00 AM   Entrepreneurship Center Directors - Emil Milevoj, Lieth Martin, Cathy Putcher, Adnane Maalaoui
10:00  AM  Reimagining Entrepreneurship Programs - Craig Galbraith, Bruce Teague, Tyler Stillman
10:00  AM Social Entrepreneurship - Anthony Mendez, Mike Sloan, Debbie Brock
12:00  PM Entrepreneurship and Empowerment: Implications for Poverty - Mike Morris
01:00  PM                Entrepreneurship in Impoverished Communities - David Lingelbach, Craig Watters, Patrick Snyder, Mike Morris
01:00  PM Transitioning From High School and Community Colleges to Four-Year Universities - Tanya Hertz, Jennifer Patel, Francisco Velez
02:00 PM Entrepreneurship's Impact on the 17 UN SDGs - Chantel Line Carpentier
03:00 PM Virtual Social Gathering - with ICSB



POWERED BY ICSB Internation Counsil for Small Business



Check out highlights of the 2019 conference 


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