Upcoming Conferences for Budding Entrepreneurs

IEEE events cover intrapreneurship, crowdfunding, and product development

10 September 2015

This article is part of our September 2015 special report on startups, which highlights IEEE’s efforts to attract more entrepreneurial types to the organization.

FEATURED CONFERENCE

  • Rock Stars of Tech Startups

    SAN FRANCISCO; 10 NOVEMBER

    TOPICS: Business strategy, digital marketing, crowdfunding, risk management, cybersecurity, product design, talent acquisition, venture capital funding, scaling a startup, and mergers and acquisitions.

    SPONSOR: IEEE Computer Society

  • IEEE Women in Engineering Summit USA East

    PHILADELPHIA; 6–8 NOVEMBER

    TOPICS: Mentoring the next generation of female business leaders; leadership development in education, industry, and government; boosting written communication and public-speaking skills; and maintaining a work-life balance.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Regions 1 and 2, IEEE-USA, and IEEE Women in Engineering

  • IEEE N3XT

    TORONTO; 14 NOVEMBER

    TOPICS: Technical and entrepreneurial skills, business development, innovating within a company, transforming ideas into inventions, and successful startup models.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Toronto Section’s Young Professionals affinity group and IEEE Technical Activities Ad Hoc Committee on Entrepreneurship

  • The eChallenges e-2015 Conference

    VILNIUS, LITHUANIA; 25–27 NOVEMBER

    TOPICS: Entrepreneurship and innovation in information and computer technology, smart cities, the smart grid, cloud computing, mobile applications, security and identity management, e-health, e-learning, digital libraries, and social implications of technology.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology, IEEE Lithuania Section, and the European Commission

  • World Conference on Futuristic Trends in Research and Innovation for Social Welfare

    COIMBATORE, INDIA; 29 FEBRUARY–1 MARCH 2016

    TOPICS: Health care entrepreneurship, information and communication technology, food security, economic development, agriculture, education, infrastructure and telecommunications, and renewable energy.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Madras (India) Section, and Karpagam College of Engineering

  • International Conference on Teaching and Learning in Education

    KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA; 1–2 MARCH 2016

    TOPICS: Entrepreneurship within higher education institutions; e-learning; quality assurance and learning; and educational resources.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Education Society and IEEE Malaysia Section

This article originally appeared in print as “Conferences for Budding Entrepreneurs.”

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