Conference Announcement: The Practice and Theory of Entrepreneurship

23 July 2008 at 8:10 pm Leave a comment

| Peter Klein |

The University of Missouri’s McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership announces its 2008 conference, “Entrepreneurship: Where Practice and Theory Meet,” 6-7 November in St. Louis:

A conference bringing together practitioners and researchers to discuss current research and share best practices for creating successful new ventures and vibrant economies (with a special focus on rural entrepreneurship). The conference will highlight the Appalachian Regional Commission’s 10-Year Entrepreneurship Initiative, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Development Systems in Rural America Program, and recent community initiatives.

Speakers include Elaine Edgcomb (Aspen Institute), Deb Markley (Rural Policy Research Institute), and John Potter (OECD). The conference is sponsored by the McQuinn Center, ExCEED / University of Missouri Extension, the Rural Policy Research Institute, and the Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis and Kansas City. Further details including registration information, accomodations, etc. are available at the McQuinn Center website. Contact Ken Schneeberger for more information.

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