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Thursday, November 19
 

10:00am

Idea Forge
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title:  "Explore an Educational Interdisciplinary Design Space"

Session Description: Are you interested in improving tech and engineering education? Join Rebecca Komarek, Asst Director of the Idea Forge, in a tour and lively discussion on how to get young people engaged in design, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Presenters
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Rebecca Komarek

Idea Forge Assistant Director, Catalyze CU Managing Director, Idea Forge

Host Companies
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Idea Forge

Idea Forge

Volunteers
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Cate North

Owner, FastBlurb

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  • Company Description The University of Colorado Idea Forge is a flexible, cross-disciplinary collaborative space where students can imagine, design, create, and test products and solutions to meet a range of societal and customer needs.

11:30am

Galvanize
Limited Capacity seats available
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Session Title: "#LevelUp- Changing the Face of Education" 

Session Description: Come learn how Galvanize has changed the face of technical & entrepreneurial education, and why this fast growing company has made it it's mission to align learning and industry.


Presenters
avatar for Emilie Kintner

Emilie Kintner

Galvanize, Galvanize

Host Companies
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Galvanize

Galvanize

Volunteers
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Merix Gustin

Dir of Event Operations, Plan Ahead Events Boulder
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Cate North

Owner, FastBlurb
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Kevin Owocki

Founder, GitCoin
I spin bits for fun & profit. Watch out for my megabyte.

Thursday November 19, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Galvanize 1035 West Pearl St FL 5 , Boulder, CO 80302
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  • Company Description Traditionally, industry and education have existed in separate worlds. At Galvanize, we're bridging this longstanding gap by bringing industry partners, ambitious students, world-class education, and passionate founders under one roof. This is the Galvanize community.

1:00pm

Watson University
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: "The World is F*** Awesome (and the secret reason why we need to believe it)"

Session Description: It seems as if we've lost hope in the future of our world. There are more dilemmas than ever before, the political system is a mess, and problems don't seem to have any feasible solution. Watson is a university of promising changemakers, a place where we haven't lost hope, and we've got some insights as to how we can make a sustainable difference.

Presenters
avatar for Eric Glustrom

Eric Glustrom

President, Watson University
Eric Glustrom is the founder of Watson and Educate! – two sister organizations transforming education worldwide. Watson is a new university model in the US dedicated to supporting next generation leaders and entrepreneurs to solve the toughest challenges facing the world.  Educate!, which Eric founded in high school in 2002, currentl... Read More →

Host Companies
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Watson University

Watson University

Volunteers
avatar for Ryder Dale

Ryder Dale

Founder, Field Wheel
avatar for Lisa Lehndorff

Lisa Lehndorff

owner/consultant, Customer Support Services
Available for consultations on the natural organic food category through three agencies. Primary background is leading consumer relations teams for leaders like The Hain Celestial Group and Whole Foods Markets. Customer Support Services provides start up organizations with customer... Read More →

Thursday November 19, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Impact Hub 1877 Broadway St. #100 Boulder, CO 80302
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  • Company Description Watson is a new model of higher education in Boulder, Colorado for student innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs aged 18-23 that includes short master courses from the world?s foremost leaders, entrepreneurs, and thinkers including a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, one of Time Magazine?s 100 most influential people and more; intensive mentorship; and training in the entrepreneurial skills of empathy, creativity, resilience, grit, bootstrapping, team building and fundraising. Watson helps students develop and advance solutions to the toughest challenges facing the world.

2:30pm

Blow Things Up Lab - ATLAS Institute: Colorado University
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Title: We Blow Things Up. Srsly. 

Session Description: The BTU Lab will host a guided tour and show off all the student creations throughout the space.

Presenters
avatar for Alicia Gibb

Alicia Gibb

Lab Director, Blow Things Up Lab - ATLAS Institute - Colorado University
Alicia Gibb is founder and director of the ATLAS Institute’s BTU Lab. She also established and runs the Open Source Hardware Association, which aims to educate and promote the use and adoption of open source hardware of all types. In her spare time, Alicia is building an education-related open source hardware company. Previously, Alicia was a researcher and prototyper at Bug Labs, where she ran the academic researc... Read More →

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Merix Gustin

Dir of Event Operations, Plan Ahead Events Boulder

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  • Company Description The BTU Lab is a place for experimentation and hacking. We make science fiction science fact and vise versa.
 


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