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

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The following index groups sessions by program type and subject matter. Creatively mix and match from categories to meet your needs and interests, keeping in mind that many sessions are widely applicable. International attendees will find relevant sessions in every category, and we've provided a short list of sessions about incubation abroad and globalization.

Categories Key
N = New to the Industry
E = Experienced
VE = Very Experienced
G = General

Developing an Incubation Program

  • Public and Private Funding: Positioning and Marketing Your Incubator (Tuesday, G)
  • Chicken Soup for the Economic Developer (Sunday, G)
  • Forging Sustainable Incubator/University Alliances (Sunday, G)
  • An Incubator's Guide to Growing Tech Companies (Sunday, G)
  • The Challenges of Inner-City Incubation (Monday G)
  • Corporations Pulling Back - Filling the Void, (Tuesday, N)
  • Best Practices in University-Based Incubation (Tuesday, N E)
  • Youth Entrepreneurship: Why and How To Do It ( Tuesday, E)
  • Incubating Without Walls (Sunday, N)
  • Incubation for a New Economy in Australia and New Zealand (Sunday, N)
  • Helping University Students Grow Entrepreneurial Ventures (Sunday, N)
  • Strategies for Achieving Financial Self-Sustainability (Monday, G)
  • Creating a Positive Culture Within Your Incubator (Tuesday, G)
  • Karma in the Walls and Halls: Creating Rich Informal Learning Environments (Sunday, E)
  • Alternative Approaches to Feasibility (Sunday, N)
  • Strategic Partnerships: Demonstrating the Value (Sunday, E)
  • Building an Outsourced Service Program (Sunday, N, E)
  • Boot Camp for Client Companies (Monday, N)
  • Rural Incubators: What Makes for Success or Failure? (Monday, G)
  • Business Incubation Best Practices (Monday, N, E)
  • Creating an Inner-City Entrepreneurial Campus (Sunday, G)
  • Triage: Customizing Commercialization Strategies (Monday, G)
  • Equity Agreement Legal Issues (Sunday, G)
  • Achieving Strategic Business Results with Space Planning (Sunday, G)

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Client Financing

  • Getting That VC Round of Funding (Tuesday, N, E)
  • Accelerating Due Diligence when Evaluating Potential Investments (Monday, G)
  • Quantum Profitable Growth: Breaking the Million-Dollar Barrier (Monday, N, E)
  • Partnering with Angels (Tuesday, E)
  • Preparing Your Companies to Raise Capital (Sunday, N, E)
  • The Whys and Hows of Equity Sharing (Monday, E)
  • Equity Investment Funds for Distressed Areas (Monday, G)
  • Go Ahead … Ask (Sunday, G)
  • Creating and Managing Captive Incubator Venture Capital Funds (Sunday, VE)
  • Building Awareness Among Media and the Investment Community (Sunday, G)

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For-Profit

  • Getting that VC Round of Funding (Tuesday, N, E)
  • Accelerating Due Diligence when Evaluating Potential Investments (Monday, G)
  • Quantum Profitable Growth: Breaking the Million-Dollar Barrier (Monday, N, E)
  • Partnering with Angels (Tuesday, E)
  • Intellectual Property: Keys for Successful Start-Up (Sunday, E, VE)
  • Innovation in Corporate Incubation Models (Monday, G)
  • Survival Techniques for the For-Profit Incubator (Monday, G)
  • Making Internet Incubators Work in Developing Countries (Sunday, E)
  • Corporate Business Incubation: The Role of Radical Innovation Hubs (Tuesday, G)
  • Go Ahead … Ask (Sunday, G)
  • Equity Agreement Legal Issues (Sunday, G)

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Incubation Abroad and Globalization

  • Incubating Without Walls (Sunday, N)
  • Making Internet Incubators Work in Developing Countries (Sunday, E)
  • Incubation for a New Economy in Australia and New Zealand (Sunday, N)
  • Helping University Students Grow Entrepreneurial Ventures (Sunday, N)
  • Strategies for Achieving Financial Self-Sustainability (Monday, G)
  • Incubators and Science Parks: Networking for Maximum Results (Monday, G)
  • Japan: Challenges and Advances in Business Incubation (Monday, G)
  • Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) (Sunday, G)

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Internet/Software/E-Commerce

  • Intellectual Property: Keys for Successful Start-Up (Sunday, E, VE)
  • Innovation in Corporate Incubation Models (Monday, G)
  • Survival Techniques for the For-Profit Incubator (Monday, G)
  • Making Internet Incubators Work in Developing Countries (Sunday, E)
  • Who Should Develop My E-Business? (Tuesday, G)

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Managing an Incubation Program

  • Public and Private Funding: Positioning and Marketing Your Incubator (Tuesday, G)
  • Chicken Soup for the Economic Developer (Sunday, G)
  • Forging Sustainable Incubator/University Alliances (Sunday, G)
  • An Incubator's Guide to Growing Tech Companies (Sunday, G)
  • Attracting Tenants: Keeping the Pipe Full (Monday, G)
  • Incubating Without Walls (Sunday, N)
  • Survival Techniques for the For-Profit Incubator (Monday, G)
  • Incubation for a New Economy in Australia and New Zealand (Sunday, N)
  • Programs and Events that Rock (Sunday, N, E)
  • Promoting the Incubator: Tactics, Tips and Tricks (Sunday, N)
  • Leading Public Organizations with Vision, Value and Strategy (Monday, E, VE)
  • Strategies for Achieving Financial Self-Sustainability (Monday, G)
  • Creating a Positive Culture Within Your Incubator (Tuesday, G)
  • Karma in the Walls and Halls: Creating Rich Informal Learning Environments (Sunday, E)
  • Strategic Partnerships: Demonstrating the Value (Sunday, E)
  • Building an Outsourced Service Program (Sunday, N, E)
  • Business Incubation Best Practices (Monday, N, E)
  • Management Self-Assessment Tool (Tuesday, G)
  • Creating Powerful Partnerships (Sunday, G)
  • Synergies Through Gap Analysis of the Incubation Value Chain (Sunday, G)
  • Creating an Inner-City Entrepreneurial Campus (Sunday, G)
  • Triage: Customizing Commercialization Strategies (Monday, G)
  • Equity Agreement Legal Issues (Sunday, G)
  • Building Awareness Among Media and the Investment Community (Sunday, G)
  • Achieving Strategic Business Results with Space Planning (Sunday, G)

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Professional Development

  • Leading Public Organizations with Vision, Value and Strategy (Monday, E, VE)
  • I did NOT do that. And I resent you saying so! (Monday, G)

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Revitalization

  • Equity Investment Funds for Distressed Areas (Monday, G)
  • Chicken Soup for the Economic Developer (Sunday, G)
  • The Challenges of Inner-City Incubation (Monday G)
  • Corporations Pulling Back - Filling the Void, (Tuesday, N)
  • Rapid Response Entrepreneur Training (Monday, G)
  • The Whys and Hows of Equity Sharing (Monday, E)
  • Incubating Without Walls (Sunday, N)
  • Strategic Partnerships: Demonstrating the Value (Sunday, E)
  • Coaching Clients and Getting Results (Sunday, N, E)
  • Boot Camp for Client Companies (Monday, N)
  • Management Self-Assessment Tool (Tuesday, G)
  • Creating an Inner-City Entrepreneurial Campus (Sunday, G)
  • Collaboration in the New Millennium: Incubation and Microenterprise (Sunday, N, E)

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Rural

  • Equity Investment Funds for Distressed Areas (Monday, G)
  • Chicken Soup for the Economic Developer (Sunday, G)
  • Attracting Tenants: Keeping the Pipe Full ( Monday, G)
  • Rapid Response Entrepreneur Training (Monday, G)
  • Incubating Without Walls (Sunday, N)
  • Coaching Clients and Getting Results (Sunday, N, E)
  • Boot Camp for Client Companies (Monday, N)
  • Rural Incubators: What Makes for Success or Failure? (Monday, G)
  • Management Self-Assessment Tool (Tuesday, G)
  • Collaboration in the New Millennium: Incubation and Microenterprise (Sunday, N, E)

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Serving Clients

  • Accelerating Due Diligence when Evaluating Potential Investments (Monday, G)
  • Quantum Profitable Growth: Breaking the Million-Dollar Barrier (Monday, N, E)
  • Partnering with Angels (Tuesday, E)
  • The Whys and Hows of Equity Sharing (Monday, E)
  • Intellectual Property: Keys for Successful Start-Up (Sunday, E, VE)
  • Rapid Response Entrepreneur Training (Monday, G)
  • Incubating Without Walls (Sunday, N)
  • Incubation for a New Economy in Australia and New Zealand (Sunday, N)
  • Helping University Students Grow Entrepreneurial Ventures (Sunday, N)
  • Leaving the Nest: Preparing Clients for Commercial Real Estate (Sunday, N)
  • Building an Outsourced Service Program (Sunday, N, E)
  • Coaching Clients and Getting Results (Sunday, N, E)
  • Boot Camp for Client Companies (Monday, N)
  • Business Incubation Best Practices (Monday, N, E)
  • Triage: Customizing Commercialization Strategies (Monday, G)
  • A Must-Read for 2001: Leading at the Speed of Growth ( Sunday, G)

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Technology

  • Getting that VC Round of Funding (Tuesday, N, E)
  • Quantum Profitable Growth: Breaking the Million-Dollar Barrier (Monday, N, E)
  • Partnering with Angels (Tuesday, E)
  • Preparing Your Companies to Raise Capital (Sunday, N, E)
  • Forging Sustainable Incubator/University Alliances (Sunday, G)
  • An Incubator's Guide to Growing Tech Companies (Sunday, G)
  • Commercializing Technology: Turning Cool Ideas Into Hot Profits (Monday, G)
  • Intellectual Property: Keys for Successful Start-Up (Sunday, E, VE)
  • Innovation in Corporate Incubation Models (Monday, G)
  • Best Practices in University-Based Incubation (Tuesday, N E)
  • Making Internet Incubators Work in Developing Countries (Sunday, E)
  • Incubation for a New Economy in Australia and New Zealand (Sunday, N)
  • Helping University Students Grow Entrepreneurial Ventures (Sunday, N)
  • Corporate Business Incubation: The Role of Radical Innovation Hubs (Tuesday, G)
  • Synergies Through Gap Analysis of the Incubation Value Chain (Sunday, G)
  • Triage: Customizing Commercialization Strategies (Monday, G)
  • Go Ahead … Ask (Sunday, G)
  • Equity Agreement Legal Issues (Sunday, G)
  • Creating and Managing Captive Incubator Venture Capital Funds (Sunday, VE)
  • Incubators and Science Parks: Networking for Maximum Results (Monday, G)

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Special Focus Incubation Programs

  • Chicken Soup for the Economic Developer (Sunday, G)
  • Youth Entrepreneurship: Why and How To Do It ( Tuesday, E)
  • Helping University Students Grow Entrepreneurial Ventures (Sunday, N)

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Special Sessions

  • Public and Private Funding: Positioning and Marketing Your Incubator (Tuesday, G)
  • Washington Update (Sunday, G)
  • Leading Public Organizations with Vision, Value and Strategy (Monday, E, VE)
  • 30 Lessons Learned from Trendsetter Companies (Sunday, G)
  • Creating Powerful Partnerships (Sunday, G)
  • Maryland Initiative to Support State Incubators (Monday, G)
  • Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) (Sunday, G)
  • A Must-Read for 2001: Leading at the Speed of Growth ( Sunday, G)

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General Interest

  • Attracting Tenants: Keeping the Pipe Full (Monday, G)
  • Programs and Events that Rock (Sunday, N, E)
  • Leading Public Organizations with Vision, Value and Strategy (Monday, E, VE)
  • Strategies for Achieving Financial Self-Sustainability (Monday, G)
  • Creating a Positive Culture Within Your Incubator (Tuesday, G)
  • Karma in the Walls and Halls: Creating Rich Informal Learning Environments (Sunday, E)
  • 30 Lessons Learned from Trendsetter Companies (Sunday, G)
  • Corporate Business Incubation: The Role of Radical Innovation Hubs (Tuesday, G)
  • Synergies Through Gap Analysis of the Incubation Value Chain (Sunday, G)
  • Triage: Customizing Commercialization Strategies (Monday, G)
  • Go Ahead … Ask (Sunday, G)

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