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

Workshop A – 2022

Regional Workshop and Tour: Design Innovation Hub, Bounce Innovation Hub and Sears [think]box as Academically-partnered Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hubs in Northeast Ohio

Workshop + Tour Itinerary for June 15, 2022

Meet at 11:45 AM at Reception Desk

11:45 am
Departure from the Hotel
Participants will eat a boxed lunch and participate in fun workshop activities on the bus down from Cleveland to Kent University.
1:00 pm
Tour of the Design Innovation Hub
We will have a brief maker-infused Design Innovation experience and a HUB tour.
2:00 pm

Depart from the DI Hub for Akron
Hear from leaders of the Bounce Innovation Hub on the ride.

2:30 pm

Tour the Bounce Innovation Hub
Focus on the connections between community co-working, incubation and maker spaces with programmatic connections.

3:15 pm
Depart from the Innovation Hub
During the drive, the team from Case Western Reserve University will speak about Sears [think]box.
4:00 pm
Tour of Sears [think]box
We will focus on the ‘vertical innovation’ approach to the structure of Sears [think]box.
4:45 pm
Group Discussion
At Sears [think]box, we will discuss the combination of strategies across the region to facilitate academically-partnered entrepreneurship and innovation experiences.
5:15 pm
Depart Sears [think]box and return to the hotel