Keynote Speakers and Finalist Schedule

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Event Location

Purdue University Honors College
Honors Hall

1101 3rd Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906

Date

Thursday, February 22 - Friday, February 23, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018 – Social Track

TimeEvent
1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Event Kickoff
  • Opening Remarks
    • Dean Rhonda Phillips, Honors College
  • Introduction to Event
    • Greg Deason, Senior Vice President and Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Keynote Speaker
    • Brian Rowland, Co-Founder and CEO – A Safe Haven Foundation
2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Social Track - Four Finalists (15 minute pitch + 5 minute Q&A):

Love without violence

HaptImage

Predictive Wear

Incas Diagnostics

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Fireside Chat with Brian Rowland
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Student Exhibition Booths

Thursday Evening Event

TimeEvent
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

FoundryX and T-6.6

@ MatchBOX co-working studio

17 S 6th St, Lafayette, IN 47901

Friday, February 23, 2018 – Small Business Track

TimeEvent
9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker

Special Foundry Grounds:

Brad Niemeier, Founder – Azzip Pizza, Purdue Hospitality and Tourism Management Alumnus and 2012 Business Plan Winner

(Donuts and Coffee will be served)

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Small Business Track - Four Finalists (15 minute pitch + 5 minute Q&A)

Plan4Me

MediSprout MicroFarms

MediTrack

Petal Solutions LLC

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Student Exhibition Booths

Friday, February 23, 2018 – Open Track

TimeEvent
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

Michael Stoppelman, Angel Investor, Purdue Computer Science Alumnus

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Open Track - Four Finalists (15 minute pitch + 5 minute Q&A):

HydraMatic

Leo Aerospace

Willeder

Spiro Therapeutics

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Student Exhibition Booths (Light snacks will be served)
4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Fireside Chat with Brad Niemeier and Michael Stoppelman
6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Networking/Closing (Hors d’oeuvres will be served)

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