Monday, 1/9Tuesday, 1/10Wednesday, 1/11Thursday, 1/12Friday, 1/13
9:15 A.M.Breakfast and NetworkingBreakfast and NetworkingBreakfast and NetworkingBreakfast and NetworkingBreakfast and Networking
9:45 A.M.Welcome: Anantha ChandrakasanWelcome: Fiona MurrayThe Engine: Israel RuizWelcome: Martin Schmidt
10:00 A.M.Startup 101: Jamie GoldsteinDisciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup: Bill AuletBusiness Model Innovation: Michael SkokCreating Culture: Jeremy WertheimerIntellectual Property: Steven Bauer
10:30 A.M.
11:00 A.M.Entrepreneurship Paths:
Moderator: Sarah Hodges
Panelists: Erika Angle, Jill Becker, Vanu Bose, Bernie Gordon, Louis Perna
Sandbox Program: Jinane AbounadiCulture and Ethics Case Discussions: Peter LevineDo It Right, or Do It Fast? An Interactive Session: Charles LeisersonStartup Culture: Mike Evans
11:30 A.M.What to Expect from a Mentor: Sherwin Greenblatt
12:00 P.M.Lunch: MIT Entrepreneurship Ecosystem:
Jinane Abounadi, Michael Cima, Trish Cotter, Georgie Flatter, Steve Haraguchi, Bar Kafri, Lesley Millar-Nicholson, Keely Swan
Location: Room 34-401
Lunch and Networking
Location: Room 34-401
Lunch and Networking
Location: Room 34-401
Lunch and Networking
Location: Room 34-401
12:15 P.M.
12:30 P.M.Lunch and Networking
Location: Room 34-401
12:45 P.M.Startup Positioning: Telling Your Story: Michael TroianoFunding Strategies from Seed to Exit:
Moderator: Siva Narendra
Panelists: Yonald Chery, Kush Gulati, Brinda Jadeja, Brano Perkovich, Stan Reiss, Nicole Stata
1:00 P.M.Your Personal Board of Directors: Sarah HodgesPress Relations: Kym McNicholas
1:15 P.M.
1:30 P.M.Emotion AI: From Academia to Business: Rana el Kaliouby
1:45 P.M.
2:00 P.M.Why Do Startups Fail? Christina ChaseLeadership and Innovation Q&A: Susan HockfieldThe Internet of Really Important Things: Harel KodeshShould You Be an Entrepreneur? Chris Gladwin
2:30 P.M.Team Formation and Value Proposition:
Moderators: Jinane Abounadi, Christina Chase, Joshua Forman, Delphine Zurkiya
Location: Room 34-401
3:00 P.M.Hard-Technology Startups: Getting From
Innovation to Commercialization: Leslie Dewan
Inventing Breakthrough Technologies and Creating Start Up Companies: Bob LangerThe New York Ecosystem: Michael BryzekExit Strategies: Rama Ramakrishnan
3:30 P.M.The Future Will be Measured in Nanometers: Vladimir Bulovic
Location: Room 34-401
4:00 P.M.Day ConcludesDay ConcludesDay ConcludesDay Concludes
5:00 P.M.StartMIT Innovation Night
5:00 P.M.: Startup Showcase
6:30 P.M.: Panel event
Moderator: Kym McNicholas
Panelists: Regina Barzilay, Angela Belcher, Cynthia Breazeal, Donna Levin, Katie Rae
Hosts: Anantha Chandrakasan and Joi Ito
Location: Media Lab
By invitation only
 Tuesday 1/17Wednesday 1/18Thursday 1/19Friday 1/20
9:15 A.M.BreakfastBreakfastStudents arrange time to meet with mentorsStudents arrange time to meet with mentors
9:45 A.M.Fabrics: The New Software: Yoel FinkDiscussion with Ray Stata
10:30 A.M.Experiences of Recent Alums:
Moderator: Arun Saigal
Panelists: Theodora Koullias, Kale Rogers, Amrita Saigal, Dave Smith
Softskills and Networking Techniques: Jeremy Conrad
11:00 A.M.
11:30 A.M.Advice on Startups: Marina Hatsopoulos
12:00 P.M.Lunch and Networking
Location: Room 34-401
Lunch and Networking
Location: Room 34-401
Field TripsField Trips
1:00 P.M.Building a Non-VC Company: Hari Balakrishnan and Sam MaddenMarketing a Startup at Time t=0: Dharmesh Shah
2:00 P.M.Equity 101: Ash AshutoshPractice Pitch Session
Location: Room 34-401
3:00 P.M.How to Start a Company in Five Easy Steps: Michael Stonebraker
4:00 P.M.Students arrange time to meet with mentorsStudents arrange time to meet with mentors
 Monday 1/23
9:00 A.M.Breakfast
9:30 A.M.Presentations 1-3
10:00 A.M.Presentations 4-8
10:30 A.M.Presentations 9-13
11:00 A.M.Presentations 14-18
11:30 A.M.Additional Presentations
12:00 P.M.Lunch and Networking
12:30 P.M.
1:00 P.M.Additional Presentations
1:30 P.M.
2:00 P.M.
2:30 P.M.
3:00 P.M.
3:30 P.M.
4:00 PM.Day Concludes