Rev­o­lu­tionary Ideas Con­fer­ence held from July 23–27, 2008

What: The Entre­pre­neurs’ Orga­ni­za­tion (EO), a global net­work of more than 7,000 busi­ness owners, is hosting the annual 2008 EO Uni­ver­sity in Boston. EO was founded to pro­mote growth and learning among entre­pre­neurs by working together. More than 200 inter­na­tional par­tic­i­pants are expected to take part in the event.

During the con­fer­ence, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity will be hosting an off-​​site learning expe­ri­ence for the 2008 EO Uni­ver­sity par­tic­i­pants about the oppor­tu­ni­ties for busi­ness in var­ious areas of technology.

In 2004, North­eastern cre­ated the first free-​​standing School of Tech­no­log­ical Entre­pre­neur­ship in the country and has been a leader in cre­ating busi­ness oppor­tu­ni­ties within the field of technology.

Who: Three pro­fes­sors from North­eastern will be on hand to dis­cuss busi­ness oppor­tu­ni­ties within three dif­ferent areas of emerging tech­nology, including:

  • Nanotechnology – presented by Ahmed Busnaina, Ph.D. – Director, Northeastern’s Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing
  • Creative Industries – presented by Anthony Di Ritis, M.M., M.B.A., Ph.D.– Director of Northeastern’s Multimedia Studies Program and Chair for the Department of Music
  • Global Product Development – Tucker Marion, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Northeastern’s School of Technological Entrepreneurship

When: Thursday, July 24, 2008, 2–4 p.m.

Where: North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Alumni Center, 716 Columbus Avenue, 6th Floor

Event Details: For more infor­ma­tion about this panel dis­cus­sion, please con­tact Jenny Eriksen at (617) 373‑2802 or via email at j.​eriksen@​neu.​edu. For more infor­ma­tion about EO Uni­ver­sity Boston 2008, please visit http://​mem​bers​.eonet​work​.org/​u​n​i​v​e​r​s​i​t​i​e​s​/​b​o​s​t​on/.

About North­eastern

Founded in 1898, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity is a pri­vate research uni­ver­sity located in the heart of Boston. North­eastern is a leader in inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research, urban engage­ment, and the inte­gra­tion of class­room learning with real-​​world expe­ri­ence. The university’s dis­tinc­tive coop­er­a­tive edu­ca­tion pro­gram, where stu­dents alter­nate semes­ters of full-​​time study with semes­ters of paid work in fields rel­e­vant to their pro­fes­sional inter­ests and major, is one of the largest and most inno­v­a­tive in the world. The Uni­ver­sity offers a com­pre­hen­sive range of under­grad­uate and grad­uate pro­grams leading to degrees through the doc­torate in six under­grad­uate col­leges, eight grad­uate schools, and two part-​​time divi­sions. For more infor­ma­tion, please visit www​.north​eastern​.edu.