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Register now for the April 19 SUNY-sponsored entrepreneurship conference in Auburn

DATE: 04-10-2013

The SUNY ENGINE Conference—Out Front and Pulling Away: Bypassing Roadblocks will be held on Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Auburn. The last day to register is Sunday, April 14. Registration is $120, including breakfast, lunch and refreshments, and registration can be completed online at Organizations that buy four registrations will receive the fifth one free. Registration for students is $50.

The conference is focused on how to successfully implement entrepreneurship programs while responding to practical challenges of budgetary and resource constraints. Presenters from a variety of public and private academic institutions will provide ideas on how to establish and integrate entrepreneurial thinking into your curriculum and beyond the classroom. Sessions will focus on creating an entrepreneurial campus culture and best practices in starting and sustaining entrepreneurship education.    

Brian Howell, the founder of Bee Man Candle Company in Canastota, N.Y., and a 2012 Martha Stewart American Made Award honoree, will deliver the keynote address. The event also features a lunchtime panel of student entrepreneurs, which will be facilitated by John Liddy, entrepreneur-in-residence at the Technology Garden in Syracuse.

The conference is being co-sponsored by Broome Community College, Cayuga Community College, the State University of New York Office of the Vice Chancellor for Financial Services, Syracuse University, and the Lumina Foundation. For more information, visit