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ICBI34 features more than 25 sessions categorized into specific tracks to help attendees identify the sessions best suited to their experience levels, types of programs, and daily responsibilities. A draft schedule for ICBI34, as well as descriptions of tracks can be found below

Track Descriptions


Sustainable Centers: Funding, Operations, Policies, and More

This track will cover the nuts and bolts of running an entrepreneurship center, from securing program funding to managing a facility to measuring impact working with stakeholders and more. Sessions in this track are well-suited to people who are looking for ways to improve center operations based on best practices and for people who are just starting centers and looking for proven strategies to model.

Helping Startups Succeed

The primary goal of an entrepreneurship center is to help entrepreneurs succeed, and this track will explore the most effective programs and services for achieving that goal. Sessions will cover best practices for working with entrepreneurs to ensure their startups become viable businesses that contribute to local economies.

Industry Trends and Innovations

How we support entrepreneurs has changed in recent years as entrepreneurship has become a more mainstream approach to economic development and as technology has improved. This track will explore some of these changes, highlight current trends, and identify some of the latest tools and strategies people are using to create successful programs.

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Establishing and growing a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem is widely recognized as the key to creating regional prosperity through new job growth. These sessions will explore the elements and strategies for building successful entrepreneurial ecosystems in any community.

Sector-Focused and Specialized Programming

Many entrepreneurship centers focus on specific industries, and therefore have unique challenges and opportunities. At the InBIA conference, people from these sectors have the opportunity to learn more about working within their specific industries and to connect with others doing similar work.


Note: All sessions are listed in EST (New York, USA) time zone

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