Friday, May 30
10:00 a.m. 17th Annual PrincetonEN Business Plan Competition
The day will kick off with a keynote speaker, followed by a start-up showcase that will allow you to see the most innovative and interesting start-ups Princetonians are involved in. Check them out and network with fellow entrepreneurs and investors.The Annual Pitch competition will follow and the 1st Place Winner and our People's Choice Award will be announced. To 2:00 PM. Sponsored by the Princeton Entrepreneurs' Network, the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club, and the Keller Center. Friend Center.
10:30 a.m. Alumni-Faculty Forum: Building Your Business - Learning What Really Matters
Moderator: Derek Lidow '73, Professional Specialist, Electrical Engineering and the Keller Center. Panelists: Mimi Chen '79, President and Co-Founder of Cognitive Code Corporation; Steven P. Papa '94, Serial Entrepreneur; Michael A. Carvin '04, Founder and CEO of SmartAsset; Joshua Ross Weinstein '09, Founder, YouAreTV. To 11:30 AM. Sponsored by the Alumni Association of Princeton University. Whig Hall, Senate Chamber.
3:00 p.m. Sustainable Development Beyond the Orange Bubble: An Event by Engineers Without Borders - Join Princeton's student chapter of Engineers Without Borders to hear Ethan Zohn, winner of the hit reality television show Survivor: Africa in 2002 and competitor on Season 19 of The Amazing Race, speak about his humanitarian work. As some World Cup soccer enthusiasts and philanthropists may know, Mr. Zohn is the co-founder of Grassroots Soccer, an organization that harnesses the power and appeal of soccer to teach African youth about HIV/AIDS prevention. A former professional soccer player, cancer survivor, and author of multiple books, Mr. Zohn is an inspiration to many. The speaker portion of the event will be followed by a reception in the Bernstein Gallery. To 5:00 PM. Sponsored by Engineers Without Borders. Robertson Hall, Bowl 016.
Saturday, May 31
9:00 a.m. Entrepreneurship: Creating Tomorrow Today
Hear about how entrepreneurs are truly "creating tomorrow today." Moderator: Ralph Taylor-Smith *94 , Chemical & Biological Engineering and General Partner, Battelle Ventures L.P. and Innovation Valley Partners L.P. Panelists: Tsvetelina (Lina) Churalska, Graduate Student, Architecture and Co-founder, Princeton Beverage Company; Max R. Friedfeld, Graduate Student, Chemistry; George A. Khoury, Graduate Student, Chemical & Biological Engineering; Luna Ranjit *04 MPA, Woodrow Wilson School and Executive Director, Adhikaar for Human Rights & Social Justice. To 10:00 AM. Sponsored by the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni. McCosh Hall, Room 28.
11:00 a.m. Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering (PAVE) Alumni Reception
Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering (PAVE) is an undergraduate student-led research group at Princeton University dedicated to advancing and promoting the field of robotics through competitive challenges, self-guided research and community outreach while providing extracurricular learning and leadership opportunities to student members. Meet and talk with current and past PAVE members at this reception. Sherrerd Hall Atrium.