[Conference Agenda]
June 13, 2022
Agenda at a Glance

9:00 am – 9:40 am

OPENING KEYNOTE  Accelerate Your Imagination – Ignite Your Entrepreneurial Journey

Speaker: Clifton Taulbert, President & CEO of the Freemount Corporation/Roots Java Coffee; Thrive15 mentor

clifton-taulbert

9:40 am – 10:10 am

GENERAL SESSION  No Time to Buy – Pandemic, Prices, & Putin: What the Economy Has in Store for Us in 2022

Speaker: Anirban Basu, Ph.D. & J.D., Chairman & CEO, Sage Policy Group, Inc.

anirban-basu

10:10 am – 10:20 am

10 min Transition Break

10:20 am – 10:45 am

Concurrent Breakout 1 – Start
Concurrent Breakout 2 – Grow
Concurrent Breakout 3 – Fund

10:45 am – 11:00 am

Networking Break & Snacks

11:00 am – 11:25 am

Concurrent Breakout 4 – Start
Concurrent Breakout 5 – Grow
Concurrent Breakout 6 – Fund

11:25 am – 11:35 am

10 min Transition Break

11:35 am – Noon

Concurrent Breakout 7 – Start
Concurrent Breakout 8 – Grow
Concurrent Breakout 9 – Fund

Noon – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Concurrent Breakout 10 – Start
Concurrent Breakout 11 – Grow
Concurrent Breakout 12 – Fund

1:45 pm – 1:55 pm

10 min Transition Break

1:55 pm – 2:30 pm

Concurrent Breakout 13 – Start
Concurrent Breakout 14 – Grow
Concurrent Breakout 15 – Fund

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Networking Break & Snacks

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

GENERAL SESSION  Conversation with Clarence Wooten: Reach for more – From CCBC to Silicon Valley and onto Google X: How Entrepreneurs Can Make a Difference

Speaker: Clarence Wooten, Entrepreneur in Residence at X, Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory

clarence

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

5 x 5 Session  Our five top speakers share their best ideas that will generate the most impact in just 5 minutes

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

PITCH COMPETITION  6 finalists compete for $10,000 in prize money to launch or grow their business ideas