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8:00 am-9:00 am
Opening Plenary with Mitchell Simon, Simon Leadership Alliance, and Todd Salovey, University of California, San Diego
9:00 am-10:30 am
Concurrent Sessions
Papers: Innovative Curricula and Resources for Biomedical Engineering--Lisa Waples (moderator)
Papers: Creativity and Product Development--Burt Swersey (moderator)
  • Design for Testability--Jonathan Weaver, Shahram Taj, and Guillermo Jimenez, University of Detroit Mercy
  • Applying Appropriate Problem Sets for Innovation: Low-tech and high-tech product design challenges--Wayne Chung, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Improving the "Fuzzy Front End"--John Farris, Grand Valley State University
  • Design for Arid Areas--Girja Sharan, Indian Institute of Management
10:30 am-11:00 pm
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Workshop: The Ruthless Pursuit of Affordability >>

Paul Polak, International Development Enterprises
Papers: New Programs in Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Lessons Learned--Malu Roldan (moderator)
Papers: Student Innovation and University IP--Tom Mason (moderator)
  • Intellectual Property in Academia: How various entrepreneurial programs address this issue--Dan Moore, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Development of Technology and Market Driven E-Teams at the University of Texas at Austin--Steven Nichols, Scott Evans, and Donnie Vanelli, University of Texas at Austin
  • From Concept Generation to Technology Transfer within an Entrepreneurship Curriculum--Richard Schultz and Craig Silvernagel, University of North Dakota
  • Effects of IP Policy on Senior Engineering Design Courses--Gary H. Brandenburger and Stuart Rosenberg, Washington University
12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Luncheon Session, featured speaker Guy Kawasaki, founder, Garage Technology Ventures
2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Papers: Multi-Sector Partnerships--Tom O' Neal (moderator)
  • Space Coast Innovation and Technology Commercialization Partnership--Ken Ports and Carmo A. D'Cruz, Florida Institute of Technology
  • BlueinGreen: An example of integrating student learning with technology development--Gregory Scott Osborn, University of Arkansas, Fayette
  • Quicksilver: A case study from innovative venture research at Louisiana Tech--Jon Pratt, Louisiana Tech University
12:30 pm-2:00 pm
Papers: Team Formation and Development--Clifton Kussmaul (moderator)
  • Assessing the Use of Personality Surveys for Team Composition on Engineering Creativity and Performance--Joanie Connell, Nathan Delson, and Robert Clay, University of California, San Diego
  • Impact of Introducing Hand Sketching Skills and Lateral Thinking Methodology to Multi-disciplinary Design Teams--Mary Beth Privitera, University of Cincinnati
  • An Interpretation of Collaborative Groups as Innovative and Entrepreneurial Enterprises--Anthony Joseph and Mable Payne, Pace University
Workshop: Integrating Design in Entrepreneurship Education >>

Nirmal Sethia, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Jeff Smith, Lunar Design; Ravi Sawhney, RKS Design; Robert Fee, Savannah College of Art and Design; Arvind Bhambri, University of Southern California; Maria Flores Letelier, Cheskin, Inc.; Jim O'Grady, University of Calgary; and Philip Swift, Pitney Bowes, Inc.
Papers: Assessing Entrepreneurship Programs--Lisa Getzler-Linn (moderator)
  • Exploratory Analysis of Effectiveness of Assessment Tools on Project Based Interprofessional Education--Koren K. Aragaki, Margaret H. Huyck, and Daniel M. Ferguson, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Establishing and Assessing Curriculum for Entrepreneurial Skill Development: Stage I--Entrepreneurial Leadership Course--Gul Okudan, Sarah Rzasa and Elizabeth Kisenwether, Pennsylvania State University
  • Multidisciplinary Entrepreneurial Engineering Design at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology--Thomas W. Mason, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • The Effect of Entrepreneurship Education on the Predisposition towards Entrepreneurship in Business and Engineering Students--Paul M. Swamidass and Danny Butler, Auburn University
3:30 pm-4:00 pm
4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Papers: Extracurricular Entrepreneurship Learning Opportunities--William Rossi (moderator)
  • SEED Program at Case: Year 1 lessons learned--Edward Caner, Case Western Reserve University
  • The Venture Café: Learning the ropes of entrepreneurship--Mark Polczynski and Lisa Waples, Marquette University; Allen J. Dines, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Entrepreneurship Education at Small Liberal Arts Institutions--Marsha Timmerman, La Salle University
  • A Network for Young Inventors--Anne Swift, Young Inventors International
Papers: Community Partnerships for Entrepreneurship Education--June Ferrill (moderator)
  • Getting Them Early: Teaching engineering design in middle schools--Larry Richards, University of Virginia
  • Teaching Entrepreneurship through Civic Engagement--Malu Roldan, San Jose State University
  • Engineering Service Learning and Entrepreneurship Opportunities--U.J. Fan, Jawaharlal Mariappan, and Saeed Monemi, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • The Portable Studio: International collaboration in prototyping--Stephannie Bartos, Carnegie Mellon
Panel: Design Strategies for Sustainable Innovation >>

Nirmal Sethia (co-moderator), California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Jeff Smith, Lunar Design; Ravi Sawhney, RKS Design; Arvind Bhambri (co-moderator), University of Southern California; and James L. Koch, Santa Clara University
Papers: Innovative Approaches to Surgery Education--Michael Gertner (moderator)
Papers: Multi-level entrepreneurship curricula--Karen Thornton (moderator)
  • Entrepreneurship Across the Curriculum; Creation of a developmentally-appropriate 4-year entrepreneurship program--Douglas N. Arion, Carthage College and Mary M. Secor, Institute to Promote Learning, Ltd.
  • Incubating Entrepreneurism in Engineering Pedagogy--Peter Jansson, Rowan University
  • Obstructions to University-Wide Innovation--Abbas Nadim, University of New Haven
  • Entrepreneurism: A different word, a different approach--Paul Kedrosky, University of California, San Diego
  • Design and Implementation of a Modular Skill Set-Based Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship--Milton Silver, Drexel University
5:30 pm-9:00 pm
March Madness for the Mind Reception and E-Team Exhibition with Keynote Speaker L. Hunter Lovins, Natural Capitalism, Inc.