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The Role of University in Entrepreneurship

The Research Office of the Telfer School of Management is pleased to be hosting the event entitled The Role of University in Entrepreneurship, to be held on November 8th from 5:30 p.m.  to 7:30 p.m. at Telfer School of Management (55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, room 4101).

Each presenter will talk about the role of universities in supporting entrepreneurship and/or entrepreneurs from their personal perspective.  The floor will then be opened to questions for the panel.  Following this, there will be an informal networking period with hors d’oeuvres and beverages.

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5:30 p.m. – Opening remarks by Francois Julien, Dean, Telfer School of Management and Moderator Louis Barriault, Interim Associate Vice-President, Research, University of Ottawa

5:40 p.m. – Introduction – Mark Freel - Vice-Dean (Career Development) and RBC Financial Group Professor in the Commercialization of Innovation

5:50 p.m.  Telfer Perspective

-                 Stephen Daze - Dom Herrick Entrepreneur in Residence, Telfer School of Management

-                 Peter Jaskiewicz - University Research Chair in Enduring Entrepreneurship

6:10 p.m. – Community Partner Perspective

-                 Sue Abu-Hakima - CEO and President of Akima Mobile Corporation

-                 Samantha Fulton - CEO Profunda Analytics

6:30 p.m. – Question period

6:50 p.m. – Closing remarks by Mark Freel

7:00 p.m. – Networking and Refreshments