Posting a call for doctoral students doing work in technology entrepreneurship.
CALL FOR APPLICANTS:
A one-day Doctoral Student Workshop will be presented in conjunction with the 7th West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship. The workshop's sponsor is the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; the Research Symposium is sponsored by The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (University of Washington), the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (Stanford University), the Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship (University of Oregon) the Lloyd Greif Center of Entrepreneurial Studies (USC), and the Don Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (UC Irvine).
Event: Doctoral Student Workshop on Technology Entrepreneurship
Location: University of Washington
Date: 10th of September 2009 (Research Symposium held September 11-12)
We invite doctoral students to submit applications to attend this workshop. Sessions will focus on technology entrepreneurship, with an emphasis on contemporary work in the field. The workshop will be led by Riitta Katila, Stanford Univ.; Andrew Nelson and Taryn Stanko, Univ. of Oregon; and Sonali Shah, Univ. of Washington. Faculty presenters include Kathy Eisenhardt, Stanford Univ.; Suresh Kotha , Univ. of Washington; Alan Meyer, Univ. of Oregon; Nandini Rajagopalan, Univ. of Southern California; Kaye Schoonhoven, UC Irvine; and others.
The APPLICATION DEADLINE for the Doctoral Student Workshop is Friday, July 31, 2009. If you wish to be considered, please complete the online application at: https://catalysttools.washington.edu/webq/survey/skotha/75619
The workshop aspires to provide an intellectually stimulating experience, map the theoretical domain of technology entrepreneurship, and build community. Students will read several articles on entrepreneurship and come prepared to discuss them. Workshop participants will have opportunities to present their own research interests, to interact with each other, and to get acquainted with faculty members.
Students selected for the workshop will be invited to attend the two-day Research Symposium that follows on Sept. 11-12. The symposium will showcase cutting-edge work by technology entrepreneurship researchers from the Northwest and around the world. Details on the research symposium are available at the WCRS website: http://www.wcrs2009.org
Applicants focusing on the nexus of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship will be given preference. Each attendee will be provided with a $250 travel stipend, as well as all meals and 3 nights lodging (double occupancy).
The location is the beautiful Pacific Northwest, a spectacular setting at this time of year. This is a great opportunity for doctoral students to learn from leading scholars and contemporary work in the field.
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Univ. of Washington
Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Stanford University
Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Oregon
Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, USC
Don Beall Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, UC Irvine
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation