YII's Innovators' Hub Conference

April 3rd and 4th, 2009
Hosted by Project Olympus at Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Friday, April 3rd

Featuring Regis McKenna as Keynote Speaker

1:00-1:30 PM - Welcome and introduction
1:30-2:00 PM - Opening keynote by Regis McKenna
2:00-6:00 PM - Commercialization marathon sessions

Intellectual Property

Market Research, Development, and Strategy
Design and Prototyping
Financing Your Venture
Track Sponsor: ABG Capital
Business Planning
6:00-6:30 PM - Student pitches
6:30-7:15 PM - Entrepreneur panel
7:15-8:00 PM - Networking

Saturday, April 4th

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - BrainBuzzTM

The BrainBuzzTM event includes student innovations from the MIT Innovations in International Health Center and social entrepreneurship student ventures from Carnegie Mellon University and other institutions. During the BrainBuzzTM, students engage in a unique collaborative brainstorming process to help refine the technologies and thus contribute to the innovation pipeline, connect with other students, potential employers, and invited guests, learn about social entrepreneurship, showcase their innovation and design skills, and learn more about the process of sustainable design.

Watch a video of a BrainBuzzTM