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DOCTORAL STUDENT WORKSHOP
Foster School of Business, University of Washington
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

(WCRS held September 4-5)

Doctoral students are invited to submit applications to attend this one-day workshop prior to the 12th West Coast Research Symposium on Technology Entrepreneurship.

2014 Schedule (coming soon)


Faculty mentors:
Kathy Eisenhardt (Stanford)
Suresh Kotha (University of Washington)
Alan Meyer (University of Oregon)
Nandini Rajagopalan (USC)
Kaye Schoonhoven (University of California, Irvine)
(and others)


About the Doctoral Student Workshop
The Doctoral Workshop, sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, focuses on technology entrepreneurship with an emphasis on contemporary work in the field. It offers an intellectually stimulating experience, maps the theoretical domain of technology entrepreneurship, and builds community. Workshop participants will have opportunities to present their own research interests, to interact with each other, and to get acquainted with faculty members. This is a great opportunity for doctoral students to learn from leading scholars and contemporary work in the field. Applicants focusing on the nexus of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship will be given preference.

Tracks
The doctoral student workshop offers two separate tracks. (The two tracks will join together for selected workshop sessions/panels and for all meals.)

Track 1 is designed for doctoral students who have not yet defended a dissertation proposal and who may still be in the process of selecting a dissertation topic. This track will devote attention to the selection of a dissertation topic, research design, and sources of data.

Track 2 is intended for students who have defended dissertation proposals (or who are close to doing so). This track will devote attention to completing the dissertation, publishing the dissertation, and early career considerations.

Meals and Lodging
Each student selected to attend the Doctoral Workshop will be provided with all meals and three nights accomodation (double occupancy).

Travel Stipend
Each student selected to attend the Doctoral Workshop may receive up to $200 in reimbursement for travel expenses.

WCRS
All students chosen for the workshop will be invited to attend the two-day West Coast Research Symposium September 4-5. This annual symposium showcases cutting-edge work by technology entrepreneurship researchers from the West Coast and around the world.

The 2014 WCRS and Doctoral Workshop will be hosted by the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington in Seattle.

CONFERENCE SPONSORS:
Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Washington
Stanford Technology Ventures Program, Stanford University
Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Oregon
Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Southern California
Don Beall Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of California at Irvine
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation



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