Innovate, Incubate, Accelerate
NBIA15th International Conference on Business Incubation
May 19-22, 2001 • The Fairmont Hotel • San Jose, California



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Preconference Institute


Optional Activities

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Preconference Sessions and Events

Conference Sessions and Events

To get the entrepreneurial juices flowing, Innovate, Incubate, Accelerate will kick off on Friday, May 18 with the Swing for the Fences Workshop and an optional tour of Silicon Valley. The next day (Saturday), five concurrent, day-long preconference workshops will offer an in-depth look at some of today's hottest incubation topics.

That's just the beginning. Saturday night's networking dinner and opening reception will set the stage for nearly three days of educational sessions and roundtable discussions on all aspects of business incubation.

Throw in the NBIA Awards ceremony, an e-scholarship contest, live television screen tests, a walking tour of San Jose incubation programs and a reception at The Tech Museum of Innovation and you'll have all the components of a fabulous conference experience.


May 18
May 19
May 20
May 21
May 22
Swing for the Fences Workshop
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*


Silicon Valley Experience Tour
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*
Preconference Institute
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*
Keynote Speaker
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Hewlett Packard Business Plan Competition
7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Keynote Speaker
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions
9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
NBIA Awards Luncheon
12:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Luncheon - Keynote
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
San Francisco Bay Area Tour
1:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.*
Concurrent Sessions
2:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions
2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Networking Dinner
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.*
JANBO Reception and Keynote Speaker
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Walking Tour of San Jose Incubators
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Opening Reception
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Out-on-the-Town Night
7:00 p.m.
"Taste of California" at The Tech Museum of Innovation
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
*Extra-curricular activity not included in registration fee.
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