MIT Enteprise Forum of Washington DC and Baltimore Gala 2010

Date:
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Time:
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Canadian Embassy 501 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

Description

Drinks, Entrepreneurs and the Host Country of the Winter Olympics!

This year's theme is"Growing Opportunity for Technology Entrepreneurship in Domestic & Emerging Markets: The Role of Innovation in Economic Development". Featuring Phil Auerswald and Jean-Rene' Halde. Phil Auerswald is a professor, author, tech policy expert and co-editor of Innovations: Technology | Governance | Globalization, a quarterly journal from MIT Press about people using technology to address global challenges. Jean-Rene' Halde is the President and Chief Executive Officer, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). BDC is one of the most important players in Canada's innovation ecosystem; it is one of the largest venture capital investors in Canada, with 115 companies in its portfolio and investments in 20 funds.

There is FREE PARKING in the Embassy garage. Tickets must be bought in advance due to Embassy security online at http://www.mitef.org/content.aspx?page_id=87&club;_id=582681&item;_id=98791