Upcoming Events
11 a.m.
Joe BradleyJoe Bradley is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Bioengineering, Health Innovation Professor at the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, and Lecturer in the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He teaches or has taught courses in engineering design, engineering projects, new product development, value chain management, and intellectual property management strategy. Joe is also a co-founder of Sun Buckets, Inc. (www.sunbuckets.com). Sun Buckets develops, builds, and commercializes thermal energy storage technologies and products primarily targeting energy scarcity in developing regions. Sun Buckets products are being, deployed, tested, and used in six countries.
4 p.m.
Join us for the Menard Training Facility Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute Open House. The Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute features three modern training rooms that make up the Innovation and Leadership Lab and an office suite with a total capacity of 135 people. The facility includes a state-of-the-art maker space., The Launch Pad with problem solving, design, and prototyping capabilities.
7 p.m.
Duncan WardlePlease join us for "Business as Unusual" with keynote speaker Duncan Wardle. As Head of Innovation and Creativity at Disney, Duncan helped teams at Disney Parks, Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar, Imagineering and Animation to innovate, creating magical new storylines and amazing experiences for consumers around the globe. He now brings his Disney experience to audiences around the world, delivering a series of keynotes, masterclasses, and ideation forums, that help people capture unlikely connections, leading to both disruptive thinking and revolutionary ideas.
5:30 p.m.
Tammy NguyenTammy Nguyen, owner of TN Events Management and President of Streets of Hope San Diego, focuses on choosing an opportunity mentality to build better solutions with greater impact. Nguyen focuses on providing practical tips for students to expand their problem-solving skills while inviting favor in the face of challenge.
3 p.m.
Cutting Edge Conversations GraphicThe Miller College of Business invites you to attend our “Cutting Edge Conversations” on November 10. During this webinar, you will hear from three exciting and innovative professors in the Miller College of Business. These professors will offer their thoughts and research on three different issues discussed today on social media, in newspapers, and on the airwaves. Professors DeCicca, Marvel, and VanMeter will each talk for 15 minutes and explain the why and how behind phenomena that we read about in the mass media. Be entertained. Be amazed. Be enlightened.
11 a.m.
Adam HayesAdam has been able to carve out a niche for himself through the building of strong and fruitful relationships. He was at the helm of Grey Matter Marketing for 4 years before branching out and starting a high performance marketing company - The Hayes Group - in 2003. With a focus in demand generation and growth marketing with new-fangled technologies, he has used old-fangled relationship building to establish what has become a successful and highly respected performance marketing venture.
5:30 p.m.
Nicole HaddadNicole Haddad left corporate America, fell in love with LEGO®, and realized why the creative spark is extinguished in workplace cultures that had it all figured out.
11 a.m.
Kimberly FergusonKimberly Howe Ferguson is a native Hoosier and Ball State University graduate who resides in Muncie, Indiana. Kimberly is the founder and owner of Pink Leaf: A Learning Company, the owner of Patterson Block Muncie, and several real estate holding companies. She is passionate about women investing in small businesses, themselves, and their futures. Kimberly is a wife, mother of two, and is proud to be raising her family and investing in Central Indiana. Find out more about Kimberly and her projects at www.kimberlyhoweferguson.com.