Coleman Fellows

CEO Conference 2010

We look forward to meeting those of you who will be attending the 2010 Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization National Conference this Thursday through Saturday in Chicago. There will be more than 50 Coleman Foundation Faculty Entrepreneurship Fellows and the Project Directors from about 20 campuse - not to mention the hundreds and hundreds of students! -- engage with one another to advance self-employment.

Our Coffee Cup @ CEO pre-conference session will take place on Thursday at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place from 1:00pm to 6:00pm CT in room 12A, located on the first floor of the conference center (across the street from the hotel via pedestrian bridge). All conference registration materials for Fellows and Directors will be in room 12A.

Here's the agenda as it is shaping up:


Coffee Cup @CEO Agenda





1:00 – 1:10          Welcome and Introductions Mike Hennessy

The Coleman Foundation


1:10 –1:20           Faculty Fellows Program Overview Clark McCain

The Coleman Foundation


1:20 – 1:45          Coffee Cup Update Joseph Roberts

Columbia College Chicago


1:45 – 2:15          Fellows Project Profiles from 2009

“Entrepreneurship Modules”

Mark Hoelscher and Klaus Schmidt

Illinois State University


“Creative Entrepreneurship”

Karen Evans

Lawrence Technological University

2:15 – 2:30          Break


2:30 – 3:30          Discipline-specific Breakout Session

Small table discussion by discipline.  Conversation led by Project Directors.


3:30 – 4:30          Campus-specific Breakout Sessions

Small table discussion by institution.  Conversation led by Project Director


4:30 – 5:00          Report-out and Wrap-up                                  Clark McCain

The Coleman Foundation

5:00 – 5:15          Getting the Most out of CEO


5:15 – 6:00          Cocktail Hour