Program

MIT, Room 4-149, June 11-15, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

8:30-9:00
Breakfast
9:00-9:30
Introduction to Workshop Program & Team
9:30-10:45
Early “Pitch” (Participants share what they’re working on)
11:00-12:15
Talk of the Portuguese Prime Minister at MIT (Stata, 32-123)
12:15-12:30 
Getting Lunch
12:30-1:45
Lunch speaker (Christina Chase)
1:45-2:45
Entrepreneurial Motivation, Mindset, and Team (Christina Chase)                                       
2:45-4:30
Campus Tour 
4:30-7:00
IWI Networking Event/Reception (Stata, 32-G401)

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

8:30-9:00
Breakfast
9:00-10:15
Evaluating Market Needs‚aka Primary Market Research (Donna Levin)
10:15-10:45
Break
10:45-12:15
Identifying Initial Beachhead Markets & Personas (Christina Chase)
12:15-12:30 
Getting Lunch
12:30-1:45
Lunch guest speaker (Nuno Arantes-Oliveira)
1:45-3:15
De-risking Product / Market Fit (Reed Sturtevant)
3:15-3:45
Break
3:45-5:00
Could this Science be a Business?

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

8:30-9:00
Breakfast
9:00-10:15
Design Thinking (Blade Kotelly)
10:15-10:45
Break
10:45-12:15
De-risking Technology (Sridhar Iyengar)
12:15-12:30 
Getting Lunch 
12:30-1:45
Lunch guest speaker (Douglas Hart)
1:45-2:00
Break
2:00-3:45
Disruptive Business Models (Kit Hickey)
3:45-4:45
Break / Go to Sloan for Lisbon MBA event
5:00-7:30
IWI / Lisbon MBA Event
Entrepreneurial & Innovation Executive Panel, E62-262—panelists include Christina Chase, Jan Schnorr, Jacob Rothman, and Elad Shoushan
Networking Event, E62 Cafeteria—inside or outside, depending on the weather

Thursday, June 14, 2018

8:30-9:00
Breakfast
9:00-10:15
Finding Co-founders & Splitting Equity (Dulcie Madden)
10:15-10:45
Break
10:45-12:15
IP & Legal Considerations (Gary Schall)
12:15-12:30 
Getting Lunch
12:30-1:45
Lunch guest speaker (Federico Cismondi)
1:45-3:15
Pitching & Storytelling (Nick Meyer)
3:15-3:30
Break
3:30-5:30
Overview of expectations for 30-day & 90-day plans
5:45-8:00
Student Working Session for 30 & 90-day Plans (dinner & breakout rooms provided)

Friday, June 15, 2018

8:30-9:00
Breakfast
9:00-11:00
Presentations: Your next 30-days and 90-days plan presentations (team + 1-2 additional folks)
11:00-11:15
Break
11:15-12:15
Presentations:  Your next 30-days and 90-days plan presentations (team + 1-2 additional folks)
12:15-12:30 
Getting Lunch
12:30-1:45
Lunch & Break
1:45-3:15
Presentations:  Your next 30-days and 90-days plan presentations (team + 1-2 additional folks)
3:15-3:30
Break
3:30-4:30
IWI Team Panel & Closing Remarks