Events | Event
Friday, September 12, 2014
Michigan League, 911 N. University, Ann Arbor
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Join us! The 2014 public symposium is expected to bring together 300 attendees comprised of students and members of the business community. The symposium serves as an excellent platform for the free exchange of new venture ideas and the atmosphere thrives with valuable relationship and networking, offering access to leading entrepreneurs. The symposium is presented by the Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Ross School of Business and the Entrepreneur & Venture Club.
Free! Register in advance at www.epalooza.bus.umich.edu or at the door the day of the event. For more information, call the Zell Lurie Institute, 734-615-4419.
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Registration, Networking, Refreshments
Welcome, Announcement of Zell Lurie Scholars, Keynote Introduction
Stewart Thornhill, Executive Director, Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
Rob Pelinka (BBA'93, JD '96), Founder of The Landmark Sports Agency, will headline this year's Entrepalooza. While at Michigan, Rob played on three NCAA Basketball Final Four teams, including the 1989 NCAA National Basketball champions. After graduating from Michigan, Rob became one of the world's preeminent sports agents representing such global icons as Kobe Bryant and James Harden. Zach Novak (BBA '12), three time UM Basketball team captain, now at McKinsey & Company, will introduce Rob.
10:25 - 11:25 a.m.
11:40 - 12:40 p.m.
Panel Discussions (Repeating)
- Young Entrepreneurs Make their Mark (Michigan)
- Pathways to Entrepreneurship (Vandenberg)
- Innovating in Corporations (Kalamazoo)
12:40 - 1:40 p.m.
Lunch and Learn
For UM Students Only. Students are invited to a 'Lunch & Learn' Networking Session to meet with entrepreneurs for round table discussions on entrepreneurial topics.