The 6th Annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Higher Education, June 12 - 14, 2017 in Lowell, MA, is presently accepting panel proposals.

Proposals can address any of the three core areas of the Symposium:   

  • Developing Entrepreneurial Universities: Culture & Ecosystems
  • Entrepreneurship in the Curriculum
  • University Research Commercialization and Start-ups

The annual Symposium provides an opportunity for entrepreneurship practitioners and researchers to share experiences, gain exposure to ideas and collaborate on activities that help accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship in colleges and universities across the country. 

Please submit your proposal abstract by February 15, 2017.  For complete panel proposal submission information, please visit: