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

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We are thrilled to share that the 13th Annual Deshpande Symposium, held from June 12-14, 2024, in College Park, MD, was a resounding success! Over 250 participants gathered for three days of meaningful conversations, forging new connections, and celebrating the achievements of our vibrant community.

This year's theme, New Horizons: Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities of Regional Ecosystem Building, set the stage for insightful discussions and inspiring presentations. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the speakers, panelists, and attendees who contributed to the Symposium's success.

Event Highlights:

  • Engaging keynote speeches from industry leaders and innovators.
  • Dynamic breakout sessions exploring the latest trends in innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Networking opportunities that fostered new collaborations and partnerships.
  • A special Awards Dinner recognizing outstanding contributions to the field.

We hope the experiences and knowledge shared during the Symposium will continue to inspire and drive innovation in your respective institutions and communities. Stay tuned for updates and announcements about next year's Symposium!

Thank you once again for being a part of this incredible event. We look forward to seeing you at future Deshpande Symposiums!

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors!

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