Global Intellectual Property & Business Symposium and STEM Education Fundraiser
Join us on April 3rd, 1:00-6:30pm, at NJIT* with free on-campus parking for the 3rd Annual Global Intellectual Property Law and Business Symposium and fundraiser for STEM education; all donations and paid tickets will go to support JerseySTEM's outreach program to provide hands-on STEM education to children in Newark.
We've added Lively for audience interaction! Text your thoughts to the url and see your words in the wordcloud on the big screen. At the end of the day the system will randomly pick 3 people to win Visa gift cards.
*There’s free parking in the Science and Technology Parking Garage (STPG) located at 42 Wilsey Street, Newark NJ 07103. The symposium will be in Eberhardt Hall.
If you'd rather take the train:From Penn Station in Newark, take the Newark Light Rail three stops to Warren Street for the NJIT Campus. Walk to Eberhardt Hall located at 323 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
How do policy changes occurring worldwide affect you as an entrepreneur or business owner? What are the chances your business can get Angel Investor funding? Meet the Angels and ask them!
Curious about Cuba? Our keynote speaker is a former Canadian ambassador to Cuba who frequents Cuba now in his role of founder of Acasta Capital. He'll give a brief intro then field questions from the audience. He has a lot of interesting stories!
For more information and speaker bios go to the website at
We have a few spots left in the Inventors' Showcase but it's filling up fast. Email us at Elizabeth@GearhartLaw.com if you want a table.
The agenda is below:
1:00-1:30 Registration, Networking and Inventor Showcase
1:30-1:50 Introduction, About the EDC
Jerry Crighton and Judith Sheft
1:50-2:00 About GIPLS and Gearhart Law
2:00-2:30 Inventorship and Global Concerns
2:30-3:00 Panel: Cuba, Land of Opportunity
Stephanie Macias, Moderator
3:00-3:30 Fireside Chat: Brexit and the UK Entrepreneurial Landscape
James Klobucar, Moderator
3:30-4:15 Inventors' Showcase, Networking, coffee and refreshments
4:15-4:45 Panel: The First 100 Days of the New Administration and Entrepreneurship
David Postolski, Moderator
4:45-5:30 Panel: Investment Sources and Requirements - Meet the Angels
Judith Sheft, Moderator
5:30-6:15 Keynote: The Business Environment in Cuba
Mark A. Entwistle, former Canadian Ambassador to Cuba
6:15-6:30 Closing remarks, networking
NJIT Eberhardt Hall
323 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd,, Newark, 7102, NJ, United States