IGNITE 2019

INNOVATOR & ENTREPRENEUR CONFERENCE

FEBRUARY 20-21, PRICE CENTER

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REGISTER NOW!

IGNITE 2019

INNOVATOR & ENTREPRENEUR CONFERENCE

FEBRUARY 20-21, PRICE CENTER

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IGNITE 2019

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IGNITE 2019

INNOVATOR & ENTREPRENEUR CONFERENCE

FEBRUARY 20-21, PRICE CENTER

REGISTER NOW!

#IGNITEUCSD

INNOVATOR & ENTREPRENEUR CONFERENCE

FEBRUARY 20-21, 2019

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Fostering a #MotivatedCulture: Applying Three Theories of #Motivation to help Founders and #Teams Stay Motivated on the #Entrepreneurial Journey

@JeremywRichter, Owner & Sean Chamberlain, Dir. of #Talent & #LeadershipDevelopment, Process Infinity

#igniteucsd #tritonchangemaker

#BreakoutSession: Strategies for Protecting #LifeScience #Inventions

#Patentattorneys Raymond Wagenknecht & Antony Novom will provide valuable insight for hurdles to overcome to secure patent protection for a variety of life science inventions.

#igniteUCSD #tritonchangemaker

Participate in The Water Walk with @charitywater & #Igniteucsd to spread awareness for #cleanwater projects

Mod: @BWeisinger, @UCSanDiego
Keynote: @tylerriewer, @charitywater
Ian Strelsky, @DesignLabUCSD
Samarth Aggrawal, PAQ
Xiangdi Zhang, @UCSDInnovation

#tritonchangemaker

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Keynote Speakers

Mark Beam
Director of Innovation & Design, Kauffman Foundation

Jean Case
CEO, Case Foundation
Chairwoman, National Geographic Society

Tyler Riewer
Head of Creative, charity : water

What is IGNITE @ UC San Diego?

Ignite is UC San Diego’s flagship annual innovation conference, connecting risk-takers, rule-breakers and changemakers on campus and across the Cali-Baja region.

Join entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders for two days of jam-packed networking, competitions, hands-on learning and purposeful connections that will help you achieve your goals whether they be to move your innovative ideas forward or build your investment portfolio.

Need proof? Check out our video!

Hear from Experts

Meet entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and thought leaders from the San Diego ecosystem.

  • Kristen Knepper
    Kristen Knepper Founder and Consultant, Kristen Knepper Consulting
  • Briana Weisinger
    Briana Weisinger Conference Chair + Startup Advocate
  • Avary Kent
    Avary Kent Executive Director, Conveners.org
  • Rajesh Grover
    Rajesh Grover Assistant Professor, The Scripps Research Institute
  • Neal Bloom
    Neal Bloom Southern California lead, Hired, Inc.
  • Pradeep K. Khosla
    Pradeep K. Khosla Chancellor, UC San Diego
  • Ruben Flores-Saaib
    Ruben Flores-Saaib Director of Commercialization, UC San Diego
  • John Cabeca
    John Cabeca Director, West Coast US Patent and Trademark Office
  • Barbara Bry
    Barbara Bry Councilmember, City Council
  • Greg McKee
    Greg McKee President and CEO, Connect

Get Involved

There are multiple ways to participate in IGNITE. Choose your path below.

Connect

with 1000+ people in two days

Demo

your startup to investors & audience

Compete

for $15,000+ in startup funding

Recruit

talent for your internships and jobs

Help

for a couple hours and get a free ticket

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