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Summit on the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges
March 2, 2009 | Durham, North Carolina
The Summit is a two-day event, drawing leading engineering, science, humanities, and social science scholars from across the nation to articulate the challenges and opportunities of the science, technology, and policy related to each National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge and proposed solutions.
MIT BioInnovations 2009
March 7, 2009 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
BioInnovations 2009 is the premier forum for leading thinkers from industry, academia, and government to discuss the next wave of innovations in life science technology, policy, and commercialization.
Global Entrepreneurship Congress
March 9, 2009 | Kansas City, Missouri
The Global Entrepreneurship Congress is bringing together Global Entrepreneurship Week hosts from 55 countries to share ideas from the 2008 Week and begin preparations for GEW 2009.
What Industry Wants from Universities
March 12, 2009 | La Jolla, California
This seminar draws on recent research conducted by teams in four countries (Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States), and on data collected from interviews with more than 90 major companies in these countries. The structured and facilitated agenda will focus on what appear to be the best practices and most promising initiatives to improve and accelerate the processes of knowledge transfer and innovation at the university/industry interface.
Licensing Executives Society Inventors and Entrepreneurs Workshop
March 14, 2009 | Reno, Nevada
The Inventors and Entreprenuers Workshop is devoted to the discussion and enhancement of creativity and commercialization.
U.S. Conference of Mayors 2013
June 21, 2013 | Las Vegas, Nevada
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) is the official non-partisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are 1,301 such cities in the country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor.
Entrepreneurship for Development
June 26, 2013 | New York, NY
The thematic debate will discuss promoting entrepreneurship in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication at the national, regional and international levels. It will focus on the role of the United Nations and the international community in fostering entrepreneurship as a tool for development.
Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation was established by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman. The Kauffman Foundation's vision is to foster "a society of economically independent individuals who are engaged citizens, contributing to the improvement of their communities." In service of this vision, and in keeping with our founder's wishes, we focus our grant making and operations on two areas: advancing entrepreneurship and improving the education of children and youth.
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