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    Entrepreneurship Week 创业活动周

     

    Hosted by

    Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE)

    UM-SJTU Joint Institute

    Supported by

    School of Entrepreneurship, SJTU

    Shanghai International Institute of Design and Innovation (SIIDI)

     

     

    密西根学院将在9月4日-9月7日举办国际创业周活动,活动期间将开设创业基础、设计思维、技术商业化等国际化创业课程,与国际知名初创公司创业者进行交流。欢迎大家积极参加。有意参加的同学请登录密西根学院官网进行注册报名。

     

     

    Connecting industry experts and university students to boost entrepreneurship and innovation

    University of Michigan(UM)-Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Joint Institute (JI) inherits the strengths of two great universities of the world. While SJTU is a pioneer in entrepreneurship education in China, global leadership of UM is well-known. The JI Centre For Entrepreneurship (CFE) along with partners from SJTU units and industry organizes the "Entrepreneurship Week" in Shanghai from Sept 4-7 in Shanghai. This week will offer great learning opportunities on various aspects of entrepreneurship, such as corporate entrepreneurship, design thinking, social entrepreneurship, technology commercialization, emerging opportunities for entrepreneurship in Shanghai and the Belt and Road region. The sessions will involve in-depth immersion experiences, field visits to incubators/startups and lectures by experts from all over the world.

     

    Agenda - a week of learning, sharing and connecting

    Day 1 (Sept 4th) - Technology Entrepreneurship

    9:00-10:30 Welcome session

     -Welcome by JI Dean

     -Speech by SJTU VP

     -Video welcome by John Wu

     -Keynote Address by Michael Condry, ex-Intel Global CTO and President IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society

    10:30-11:00 Tea/Coffee Break

    11:00-12:30 PM Session 1

     -Corporate Entrepreneurship (industry partners e.g., Bosch, GE, Intel etc.)

    12:30-1:30PM Lunch Break

    1:30-3:00PM Session 2

     -Biomedical projects (Biomechanics, Podiatry, wearable technology)(led by Shane Johnson of JI, Speakers Prof Dongyun Gu (wearables-SJTU), Ian Wu (Roche) and Dr. Sayed Ahmed (Podiatry-Australia)

    3:00-3:30PM Tea/Coffee Break

    3:30-5:00PM Session 3

     -AI projects (JI alumni)-organized by Paul Weng

    6PM: Banquet Dinner

     

    Day 2 (Sept 5th) - Incubator Visits

    -Visit to Incubators (neoBay/Plug and Play)

    -Visit to a Maker Spaces (Firstbuild)

    -Seminar by HC Club on Shanghai Govt Policies and procedures for Entrepreneurship for international entrepreneurs at the Yangpu Dist Incubator

    -Shanghai Govt Officials

    -Law Firms and Consultants

     

    Day 3 (Sept 6th) - Social Entrepreneurship-I

    Belt and Road project on mHealth involving six countries

    WELCOME: Prof Pradeep Ray and Prof N. Nakashima

    9-10:30 Session 1

     -Drones and Robots for healthcare-(led by Dr. Soshino of Redcross Japan); Speakers include Dr. Jahangir Alam, (BD) and Dr. Don Kerr (USC-Australia)

    10:30-11:00 Tea/Coffee Break

    11:00-12:30 Session 2

     -Portable Health Clinic- (led by Dr. Ashir Ahmed, Yunus Social Business Centre, Japan); speakers include, Rafiul Islam(Grameen Telecom-BD) and Dr. Faiz Shah (AIT-Thailand)

    12:30-1:30PM Lunch

    1:30-3:00PM Session 3

     -Blockchain for Social Business-(led by Dr. Raghava Rao, CBS, Denmark); speakers include and Mr. Shankar Halder (Founder-Mukti, a major NGO, India), Dr. Shahriar Akter(Univ of Wollongong-Australia), Saren Abgaryan (SJTU)

    3:00-3:30PM Tea/Coffee Break

    3:30-5:00-Session 4

     -Mobile e-learning for Developing countries(led by Dr. Rakibul Haque, Dhaka University-BD), speakers incl Prof Sean He (UTS-Aust) and Dr. Hairong Wu, Guanxi Univ

    5:00-6:00-Session 5

     -SJTU Global Challenge- led by Dr. Sam Ro and Mr. Sohel Ahmed (Grameen Shakti-Bangladesh)

    6:00-Dinner

     

    Day 4 (Sept 7th) - Social Entrepreneurship-II

    9:00-10:00AM- Concluding Session

     -Panel on mHealth for Belt and Road

    10:00-11:30-Travel to SIDI

    11:30-12:30- Lunch

    12:30-2:30PM

     -Design Thinking for Social Change (SIIDI)-led by Ping Zhou

    2:30-3:00- Tea/Coffee Break

    3:00-6:00 Shanghai Immersion Experience (SimpliCity)-Jerry Zhu

     

    Get Involved!

    You (corporates and individuals) can benefit from…

    -Range of sessions (including technology commercialization and Shanghai Govt policies) on corporate entrepreneurship (Sept 5-7)

    -In-depth learning on aspects of social entrepreneurship (Design Thinking and Social Impact) from Sept 5-7

    -Keynote speeches by international experts in entrepreneurship

    -Visits to incubators and Maker Spaces

    -Networking with bright students, researchers and practicing entrepreneurs in Shanghai and overseas

     

    Contact: Professor Pradeep Ray, +86-186-1673-4596, Director, UM JI CFE

    pradeep.ray@sjtu.edu.cn, or Dr. Sam Ro, soong-chul.ro@sjtu.edu.cn