LOOK-AHEAD: Thursday, June 23 – Public Schedule of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Additional Information: The full GES agenda, including editorial background and speakers/panelists, is viewable at www.ges2016.org/agenda<http://www.ges2016.org/agenda>

Coverage/Access: Program sessions are open for on-the-record press coverage to accredited GES media representatives unless otherwise noted, but may have limited capacity. Sessions are first-come first-served, and will be closed to press upon reaching full attendance. Press attending sessions do so in an observational capacity only, and should not interfere with the delegate experience (e.g. conduct interviews or ask questions) while the session is ongoing.

Public Schedule:
0745   Press Check-In/Credential Pick-Up Begins, Press Filing Center Opens, Breakfast Begins
Press Filing Center, 341 Galvez Street

0900-1100    Opening Plenary
Memorial Auditorium
Coverage: Pooled Press
Notes: Additional space may be available, first-come, first-served

1300-1400       Breakout 1 – Solving Tomorrow’s Global Challenges
Cemex Auditorium

1300-1400       Breakout 2 – Igniting Silicon Valley to Accelerate Global Entrepreneurship
Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Center

1300-1400       Breakout 3 – What Attracts Venture Capital/Private Equity
Arrillaga Alumni Center, McCaw Hall

1300-1400       Breakout 4 – Preparing for Growth
SIEPR, Koret –Taube 130

1415-1515    Breakout 5 – Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership
Cemex Auditorium
1415-1515    Breakout 6 – Entrepreneurship in Africa: "Glocal (global and local) Capital for SSA Entrepreneurs"
SIEPR, Koret-Taube 130

1415-1515       Master Class 1 – Crowdfunding and Angel Investing
Arrillaga Alumni Center, Lane/Lyons Room

1415-1515       Master Class 2 – How to Build a Startup Ecosystem from Scratch in an Emerging Market
Arrillaga Alumni Center, Lodato Room

1415-1515       Master Class 3 – How to Pitch a VC
Arrillaga Alumni Center, Barnes/McDowell Room

1415-1515       Master Class 4 – Bootstrapping and Non-Commercial Financing
Arrillaga Alumni Center, Cranston Room

1415-1515       Master Class 5 – Blitz Scaling: Best Practices, Partnerships, Culture, Technology, and Tools as You Swiftly Grow your Brand
Seawell Boardroom, B400

1415-1515       Master Class 6 – Y Combinator Unlocked: How to Build a Successful Startup
Graduate School of Business (GSB), Room M104

1415-1515       Master Class 7 – Secrets of Silicon Valley
Graduate School of Business (GSB), Room M105

1415-1515       Master Class 8 – Bridging the Missing Middle via Ecosystem Development and Local Investing
Graduate School of Business (GSB), Room E102

1415-1515       Master Class 9 – For-Benefit Entrepreneurship in Action: Global Leadership for Sustainable Development
Graduate School of Business (GSB), Room E104

1430-1730    GIST Tech-I Pitch Competition
Burnham Pavilion

1600-1700    Breakout 7 – Impact Investing: Houseboat or Brunch?
Cemex Auditorium

1600-1700       Breakout 8 – Silicon Valley to Silicon Burma: Creating Startup and Investor Ecosystems Around the World
Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Center

1600-1700       Breakout 9 – China Entrepreneurship
Arrillaga Alumni Center, McCaw Hall
1600-1700       Breakout 10 – Cashing Out: The Potential for FinTech for Emerging Markets
SIEPR, Koret-Taube 130

1745-1900    Dell PolicyHack Powered by the Kauffman Foundation
Cemex Auditorium

2000                Press Filing Center Closes

Various U.S. government and private-industry leaders will be available for on-camera or on-background interview requests during GES. To schedule or coordinate opportunities in advance, please contact GESMediaRequests@state.gov<mailto:GESMediaRequests@state.gov> noting your name, media organization, theme/topic or nature of the interview, and specific deadline or time parameters if applicable.

In limited instances, Stanford University can provide still photographs or video b-roll for press organizations publishing or broadcasting advance stories on the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit. To request footage or imagery, please visit: http://www.ges2016.org/ges-b-roll-requests

Innovation hubs exist throughout the United States and the world in a wide variety of sectors and platforms. The Innovation Marketplace shows the creativity, range and dynamism that fuels entrepreneurial growth. The Innovation Marketplace will be open from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For additional information on participating organizations, visit: http://www.ges2016.org/press-releases/2016/6/17/us-announces-innovation-marketplace-a-hub-for-startup-entrepreneurs

Select sessions will be livestreamed or recorded, available at www.ges2016.org/live<http://www.ges2016.org/live>. Recorded sessions will be posted shortly after conclusion of the sessions, and not all sessions will be recorded/livestreamed. All video is in the public-domain, and copyright-free.
The United States will provide an International Media Center (IMC) consisting of a Press Filing Center (PFC) with unassigned workspaces, a Press Briefing Room for announcements, and a limited number of bookable interview spaces. Unassigned work stations are available at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis, and will include complimentary wireless Internet access and power outlets (North American 110V). No desktop or laptop computers are provided. The United States cannot be held responsible for any equipment left in the IMC overnight.
The Press Filing Center is centrally located within the GES area of activity. Summit-issued media credentials are required at all times for entry and access, and must be prominently displayed.

Beverages, lunch and snacks will be provided complimentary from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.