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Fifth Annual Midwest Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship

Over the last two decades we have witnessed significantly expanding interest in social entrepreneurship – a movement that crosses the boundaries of the business, nonprofit and public sectors, and is rapidly growing. The Fifth Annual Midwest Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship offers a forum to continue the advancement of social entrepreneurship thinking, teaching and practice, promote collaborative exchange of knowledge and experience, and facilitate discussions among business and nonprofit practitioners, teachers, researchers, funders, government, and others interested in sharing and shaping ideas and learning focused on community building and promoting successful social entrepreneurship.

The Symposium begins with Opening Remarks at 8:15 a.m. on Monday, May 15, followed by morning and afternoon workshops, as well as presentations at a luncheon, all at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center. The Tuesday, May 16 schedule includes morning workshops, a luncheon panel, and, in the afternoon, a social venture business plans presentation event featuring several entrepreneurial initiatives developed by students participating in The Aaron L. Levitt Social Entrepreneurship Challenge. The Tuesday, May 16 workshops and events will take place at the Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

The registration fee for the Symposium is $85, and entitles the registrant to attend a morning and afternoon workshop on May 15, a morning workshop on May 16, the afternoon Levitt Challenge on May 16, and all breakfast and lunch events (see the program below).

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Tuesday, May 16 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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UMKC Henry W. Bloch Executive Hall for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
5108 Cherry St.
Kansas City, MO 64110


For more information contact:
Mark Culver
Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership
(816) 235-5720

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