IDEA Conference 2021
- Starts: 10:00 am on Saturday, February 27, 2021
- Ends: 3:00 pm on Saturday, February 27, 2021
Innovate@BU’s biggest student event of the year is going virtual–and global! IDEA Conference is a one-day event for college students to explore innovation and entrepreneurship in all fields. Whether it’s through technology, social impact, or arts and culture, IDEA CON aims to ignite students’ passion and purpose to create meaningful impact in their careers and communities. From start to finish, attendees will be inspired by world-class innovators, engage with strategies and useful tools for developing new ideas, and connect with resources and people from Boston University and beyond. IDEA CON 2021 Features: IGNITE Talks from young innovators and founders from BU, University of Michigan, University of New Hampshire, Northeastern University, and UMass Lowell 10+ workshops led by alumni and industry experts focused on entrepreneurship skillbuilding (marketing, pitching, networking, funding, and more) and industry insights (tech, retail, food, arts, and more). Live performances including slam poetry from Michelle Garcia, WickedLoud/MASSLEAP Keynote from Malia Lazu, founder of The Urban Labs, an agency that helps corporations increase effectiveness in their diversity and inclusion efforts.