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   "Celebrating Innovation and Entrepreneurship" Event

   Date : Wednesday, 23 April 2014       From : 2:00pm   To : 5:30pm
   Category : Lectures/Conferences/Symposia       Location : Barret 051

   Event Description :

Rhodes College, in partnership with Start Co., will present "Celebrating Innovation and Entrepreneurship." Free and open to the public, the event will be held 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. in Barret Library 051 and includes a panel discussion and business plan competition.

Andre Fowlkes, co-president of Start Co., will moderate the panel discussion "Entrepreneurship in Memphis" including panelists: Steve Bares, executive director of Memphis Bioworks Foundation; John Butler, director of University of Texas’ Center for Entrepreneurship; Bill Hulsey, principal at Hulsey Intellectual Property Lawyers; and Sarah Petschonek, president and CEO of Volunteer Odyssey.

Joe Barlia, president of the Rhodes College Entrepreneurship Club, and Eric Mathews, co-president of Start Co., will moderate the business plan competition presented by the entrepreneurship club and funded by a Hulsey Calhoun PC grant.

Individuals interested in attending "Celebrating Innovation and Entrepreneurship" are encouraged to reserve space at Seating is limited. For more information, contact Bud Richey at or 901-843-3847.

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