Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Gallier Hall, St. Charles Ave., New Orleans
1:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Venture Exhibits: alumni and current students to showcase their ventures thru easeled posters
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Panel #1: Building Better Entrepreneurs: Generating the Best Talent through Education
New ventures need talented founders, employees, consultants and advisors. Come hear how Tulane University is leveraging its expertise in business, medicine, engineering, the environment, and social ventures to produce top entrepreneurial talent for the region.
Led by Ralph E. Maurer, Ph.D
Panelists: Rick Aubry, Don Gaver, John Christie, Marc Kahn, Sarah Mack
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Panel #2: Emerging Markets in New Orleans: Start Your Entrepreneurial Career Here!
Looking to launch your entrepreneurial journey? Energy, environment, life sciences, hospitality, medical technology, education are all thriving industries in New Orleans. Come learn how entrepreneurial aspirations fuel the region’s progress and how you can take part in that growth.
Led by John B. Elstrott, Ph.D.
Panelists: Aaron Miscenich. Zach Kupperman, David Rieveschl, Will Donaldson.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Avram Glazer, Co-Chairman, Manchester United
Introductory remarks and program facilitation by Tulane President Scott Cowen
Avram Glazer is the Co-Chairman of Manchester United, the world's most popular sports team. Manchester United was crowned champions of England for a record 19th time in 2011. During Glazer's tenure, Manchester United has also been champions of Europe winning the UEFA Champions League and champions of the world as the FIFA Club World Cup winner. Avram Glazer and his family also own the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Formerly the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Zapata Corporation - which was founded by former President George H. W. Bush - Avram Glazer was also the Chairman of Omega Protein Corp. A native of Rochester, New York, Glazer received his BSBA from Washington University in St. Louis in 1982 and earned his law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University in 1985. He also studied law at Beijing University and Fudan University in Shanghai. Avie Glazer and his wife Jill have two children.
Sponsored by: School of Business - A. B. Freeman, Levy Rosenblum Institute
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