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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

Student Event: Wharton India Economic Forum 2018 (Philadelphia)

The Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) is Wharton’s student-run, India-centric business conference bringing together leaders, professionals, academics and students from around the world to discuss India’s evolution into a prominent global economic power.

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November 2, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm • Houston Hall • Philadelphia

October 2018


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. No presentation materials are required. Our objective is to provide…

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October 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm • Mack Institute for Innovation Management • Philadelphia

Technology & the Future of Banking: A Talk by the Chairman of the State Bank of India

Shri Rajnish Kumar has assumed the office as Chairman State Bank of India on 7th October, 2017. Previously, Shri Rajnish Kumar was the Managing Director (National Banking Group) looking after retail banking and latest initiatives in payments and digital banking since November 2015. Prior to becoming Managing Director in SBI,… Details & Registration
October 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm • Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall Room 351

Y-Prize Creating Your Proposal Q&A

This event will provide tips and guidance for creating your Y-Prize submission from Prof. Jeffrey Babin. Also hear from our head judge, Dean Miller. Food will be included.

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October 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm • Steinberg-Dietrich Hall Rm 1201 • Philadelphia

Y-Prize Tech Briefing

The Y-Prize is a contest in which members of the Penn community compete to propose the best applications for an existing technology. Join us as our tech consultants explain the competition’s featured technology in detail! Networking reception to follow.

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October 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Skirkanich Hall- Penn Engineering • Philadelphia

Wharton Innovation Doctoral Symposium 2018

We are pleased to announce the second Wharton Innovation Doctoral Symposium (WINDS), the Wharton School’s student-run multi-disciplinary doctoral conference on innovation.

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October 5, 2018 @ 7:45 am - October 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm • Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room 370 • Philadelphia
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