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Ignite 2013 Entrepreneurship Conference
Wednesday, February 27-Saturday, March 2

Apply now to attend the Ignite Entrepreneurship Conference.

In collaboration with Rice University, the Ignite conference provides entrepreneurial MBA students with a chance to meet some of the most successful and up-and-coming entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley. Students will hear the personal stories of entrepreneurs working to build their companies and learn from the successes (and failures) of the best-and-brightest that the Silicon Valley has to offer. Last year’s Ignite conference in Boston was a huge success and MBA student participants highly rated the experience.

This is an intense immersion experience. Field trips on the first day will be augmented with speakers on Day 2 and Day 3. A formal schedule will be emailed to accepted participants.

Ignite Conference Schedule:

Day 0: Wednesday, February 27          Travel Day and Opening Reception (evening)
Day 1: Thursday, February 28             Field Trips to Start-ups/High-Tech Firms – Bay Area
Day2: Friday, March 1                         Entrepreneurial Guest Speakers (UC Davis)
Day3: Saturday, March 3                     Entrepreneurial Guest Speakers (UC Davis)
                                                          Closing dinner, Davis

Deadline to Apply: Friday, February 1

To Apply: Submit your name, resume, and 100 word (or less) reason why you want to attend to Nicole Starsinic, Associate Director, nstarsinic@ucdavis.edu by Feb. 1.
Note: Students must attend all sessions from Wednesday night to Saturday night.
Cost: $100 per student covers field trips, meals, conference.
Questions? Please contact Niki Peterson, nddavisson@ucdavis.edu

http://gsm.ucdavis.edu/ignite.php

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