Southeast Entrepreneurship

Conference Schedule 2018

February 16-17, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

8:00-9:00am

Registration and Breakfast

UC Auditorium Lobby

9:00-9:45am

Welcome: Kenzie Butera

Morning Keynote: Marcus Shaw

UC Auditorium

 

10:00-10:45am

Breakout Session I

1A) Innovation and Technology: Pass It Down (Chris Cummings)

 

Chattanooga Room A

 

1B) Why Businesses Fail: Scott Leroy, Shelley Rutgers, Nick Whittenburg

 

Chattanooga Room B/C

 

Pitch Round 1 - Group A

Signal Mountain Room

 

Pitch Judge/Organizer Conference Room

Riverbend Room

 

11:00-11:45am

Breakout Session II

2A) Growing Your Venture: Ambition (Travis Truett, Jared Houghton, Brian Trautschold)

 

Chattanooga Room B/C

 

2B) Funding Your Venture: Stefanie Crowe, Ryan Henn, Bill Pollard

Chattanooga Room A

 

Pitch Round 1 - Group B

Signal Mountain Room

 

Pitch Judge/Organizer Conference Room

Riverbend Room

 12:00-1:30pm

Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Ted Alling, Dynamo Accelerator and Fund

Tennessee Room

1:30-2:45pm

Networking Session

Tennessee Room

 

Pitch Round 1 - Group C 

Signal Mountain Room

 

Pitch Judge/Organizer Conference Room

Riverbend Room

 

3:00-3:45pm

Breakout Session III

Minority Entrepreneurship Panel: "Empowered Entrepreneurs: Inspiration for the Next Generation"

 

UC Auditorium

 

 

 

4:00-5:30pm

Pitch Competition Semi Finals

Tennessee Room

5:30-7:30pm

Social Event & Announcement of Pitch Finalists 

UTC Library, 4th Floor

Saturday, February 17, 2018

9:00-9:30am

Registration & Breakfast

Tennessee Room Lobby

9:30-10:15am

Morning Keynote: Felicia Jackson, CPR LifeWrap

Tennessee Room

10:30am-12pm

Student Pitch Competition Finals 

Tennessee Room

12:00pm

Closing Remarks/Announce Pitch Winners

Tennessee Room