Southeast Entrepreneurship

Conference Schedule 2020

February 29 - March 1, 2020

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Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020

8-9 a.m.

8:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

Pitch Information Meeting

Location: UTC University Center 2nd Floor, in front of Auditorium

Location: Signal Mountain Room

9-9:45 a.m.

Welcome & Morning Keynote

Living Entrepreneurially

Rachel Hanson, Officely 

Location: UTC University Center Auditorium

10-10:45 a.m.

Breakout Session I

 
 

Breakout Session 1A

CBD Business Panel

(Starting a CBD-based Business)

Moderator: Mary Fortune

Panelists: Elisha Millan, James Dawson, Llew Boyd, Jaye Brewer, and John Kerns

Location: UTC University Center Chattanooga Room A

 

Breakout Session 1B

Social Mission Ventures Panel

Moderator: Dr. Phil Roundy

Panelists: Marco Perez, Patrick Miles, Michael Weiss

Location: UTC University Center Chattanooga Room B

10-11 a.m.

Pitch Round 1 - Group A

Location: UTC University Center Signal Mountain Room

 

Pitch Round 1 - Group B

 Location: UTC University Center Ocoee Room

11-11:45 a.m.

Breakout Session II

 
 

Breakout Session 2A

"I Want to Start Something, But What?

Leveraging Your Gifts and Passions"

Dr. Shelley Prevost

Location: UTC University Center Chattanooga Room A

 

Breakout Session 2B

"Launch & Iterate: How to succeed as an early stage startup"

Pedro Teixeira, Prediction Health

Location: UTC University Center Chattanooga Room B

11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Pitch Round 1 - Group C

Location: UTC University Center Signal Mountain Room 

 

Pitch Round 1 - Group D

 Location: UTC University Center Ocoee Room

 

Pitch Judge/Organizer Conference Room

 

12-1:30 p.m.

Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Kevin Zhang, Kreator eCommerce

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Roundtable Discussions

Jenny Whitener, Bridge Innovate

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room

3-4:30 p.m.

Pitch Semifinals

Location: UTC University Center Auditorium

6-8 p.m.

Student and Advisor Dinner sponsored by The Enterprise Center and E-Club

Location: The Edney Innovation Center, 5th Floor, 1100 Market Street, Chattanooga

Sunday, March 1, 2020

9-9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room

9:30-10:15 a.m.

Pitch Finalists are Announced

Morning Keynote

Andrew Byrum, GetSeated

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Student Pitch Competition Finals 

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room 

12 p.m.

Closing Remarks/Announce Pitch Winners

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room