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Wednesday, October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Organized By Global Ties KC
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Speakers: KC IVLP alumni – Einar Mantyla (Iceland), Massimo Magnifico (France), and Marius Mitroi (Romania)

Moderator: Sally Williams, Lead Technology Counselor – Missouri SBDC


This episode of Global Spokes will take the shape of a dynamic networking and best practices session for innovators and entrepreneurs from around the world. During the session, participants will meet IVLP alumni – Einar Mantyla (Iceland), Massimo Magnifico (France), and Marius Mitroi (Romania), as they discuss their innovative responses in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The discussion will highlight the adaptations required of innovation ecosystems around the world and the role of entrepreneurship and technology in the creation of the new normal. Following this brief presentation, a facilitated networking session will convene like-minded innovators, educators, advisors, private sector professionals, and investors from around the world to build global connections within their sectors.

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