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May 2019


Spring Conference 2019: Connected Strategy: Building Continuous Customer Relationships for Competitive Advantage

What if there were a way to turn occasional, sporadic transactions with customers into long-term, continuous relationships – while simultaneously driving dramatic improvements in operational efficiency? Our Spring Conference 2019 will explore how you can reshape the connections with your customers to drive value.

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May 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm • Wharton San Francisco • San Francisco

Penn Wharton Commercialization Workshop 2019

For the fourth year, the Wharton School has partnered with the Office of the Vice Provost for Research to create a unique learning experience for faculty, scientists, and clinicians interested in commercializing their work at Penn and launching a new venture. This program is based on some of the most successful teaching offerings on innovation and entrepreneurship around campus.

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May 2 @ 8:30 am - May 4 @ 2:00 pm

April 2019


Wharton Technology & Innovation Conference 2019

Organized by Saikat Chaudhuri and Rahul Kapoor The Mack Institute for Innovation Management and the Wharton School’s Management department co-sponsor an annual two-day invitation-only academic event designed to encourage, cultivate, and profile management researchers studying technology-based industries and firms. Leading academics on technology and innovation present their findings to their…

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April 26 @ 11:00 am - April 27 @ 3:00 pm

Deadline: 2019 Call for Research Proposals

Mack Institute Faculty and PhD Research Fellowship The Mack Institute is pleased to announce its annual call for research proposals, soliciting Wharton faculty pursuing research on the institute’s research priorities. PhD students are asked to submit proposals along with their thesis advisor or another sponsoring faculty member who agrees to…

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April 19 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Fast Takes Researchers’ Lunch

The Mack Institute is committed to fostering a strong community of researchers around the study of innovation management. We invite all of our funded researchers to attend our biannual researchers’ lunch and share an informal five-minute presentation about current work.

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April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm • Mack Institute for Innovation Management • Philadelphia

March 2019


Navigating Digital Disruption: How to Thrive Through Innovation Management

Digital technologies today are swiftly disrupting the existing business models of firms. Incumbents must innovate even more quickly in order to survive the digital acceleration. New business models and rapidly changing customer behaviors demands new approaches to surviving the change. This workshop, facilitated by Professor Saikat Chaudhuri, will cover key… Details & Registration
March 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm • Heilmeier Hall, Towne Building Room 100 • Philadelphia

January 2019


2018-2019 Y-Prize Grand Finale

This event is the culmination of Penn’s 7th Annual Y-Prize Competition. Come see the four finalist teams battle it out for $10,000 to use towards commercializing their application for the featured Penn technologies. Each team will make a 10-minute pitch to a panel of leading industry figures and venture capitalists.…

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January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm • Singh Center for Nanotechnology • Philadelphia

Student Event: Wharton India Economic Forum 2019 (Mumbai)

Come join us in the city of dreams, as Wharton’s world renowned research prowess and business insight meets top Indian leaders and entrepreneurs. Indian stories, opportunities, challenges and insights, showcased to a diverse and accomplished audience comprising leaders across industry and government, Wharton and Penn alumni, and current students. Along…

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January 4 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

December 2018


Wharton Corporate Strategy and Innovation Conference

Modern companies are increasingly engaging in innovative corporate strategies that call out for academic inquiry. Firm boundaries are constantly being reconsidered by both newer firms (like Google and Amazon) and more traditional firms (like GE and Siemens) alike.

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December 6, 2018 - December 7, 2018 • The Wharton School • Philadelphia

November 2018


Fall Conference 2018: The Battle for Talent in the New Economy: Opportunities and Hidden Challenges

Emerging technologies such as robotics, additive manufacturing, machine learning/AI, IOT, and augmented reality are changing our economies in profound ways. While these developments offer exciting new opportunities for product, process, and business model innovation, they also require a fresh approach to finding and managing the people that power the digital…

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November 9, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm • Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Rm 255 • Philadelphia
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