13th Annual Symposium
Save-the-date: June 12-14, 2024 | College Park, MD

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Save the date for the 13th Annual Deshpande Symposium!

Join us June 12-14, 2024 in College Park, MD for the 13th Annual Deshpande Symposium! If you are a higher education innovation and entrepreneurship catalyst, we invite you to the University of Maryland for a time of meaningful conversations, forging new connections, and celebrating the achievements of our vibrant community this summer. The theme this year is New Horizons: Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities of Regional Ecosystem Building.

Important Dates:

  • November 13, 2023 - January 31, 2024: Call for Proposals
  • December 2023: Award Nominations
  • December 2023: Registration Opens
  • June 12-14, 2024: Deshpande Symposium
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10-Year Anniversary Commemorative Flip Book

On our 10-year anniversary, we invite you to take a look back at everything The Deshpande Symposium has accomplished through the years.

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Previous Webinars

Watch Now » The Future of Entrepreneurship in Higher Education: Dramatic Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities (March 1, 2022)
Watch Now » Music as an Entrepreneurial Venture (Feb. 9, 2021)

Watch Now » Managing in Times of Crisis (Nov. 17, 2020)