7th Annual Deshpande Symposium

June 11-13, 2018 in Lowell, MA.

Panel proposals are being accepted until January 31, 2018.

The Deshpande Symposium conference sessions are structured around panel presentations that explore common themes. All submissions should clearly identify which of the three conference tracks they align with:

  • Entrepreneurship in the Curriculum
  • University Research Commercialization and Startups
  • Developing Entrepreneurial Universities, Culture & Ecosystems

Strong preference will be given to full panel proposals that include an identified panel moderator (usually the proposal submitter) and speakers / presentations from multiple institutions discussing their perspective / experience on the chosen panel topic. For individual presentation proposals, we will do our best to match you to the most appropriate panel based on your area of interest and panel availability.

You can find more information here (as well as a link to the panel proposal submission form):