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V-WISE: Ignite – DC 2019 Agenda | V-WISE

V-WISE: Ignite – DC 2019 Agenda

V-WISE: Ignite – DC 2019 Agenda

7:30–8:45 A.M.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST, REGISTRATION & NETWORKING

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8:45–9:00 A.M.
NATIONAL ANTHEM & OPENING REMARKS

WELCOME
Ms. Misty Stutsman, Director, Entrepreneurship and Small Business, IVMF

REMARKS
Ms. Patty Barron, Director of Family Readiness, AUSA

9:00–10:30 A.M.
ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET–THINK & ACT LIKE AN ENTREPRENEUR
Dr. Mike Haynie, Vice-Chancellor, Strategic Initiatives and Innovation; Executive Director and Founder, Institute for Veterans and Military Families; Syracuse University

10:30-11:00 A.M.
CLASS PHOTO & BREAK

11:00–12:30 P.M.
NETWORKING WITH A PURPOSE – FOR YOU & YOUR BUSINESS

12:30–12:45 P.M.
ARMY FUTURES COMMAND

12:45 –2:00 P.M.
LUNCH & EXPERT ROUND TABLES

  1. Business Plan – Small Business Administration (SBA)
  2. Business Structure
  3. Personal Branding – Germono Advertising Company
  4. Access to Capital – Streetshares
  5. Finding a Mentor -SCORE
  6. Business Certification – Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  7. Association of the United States Army (AUSA)
  8. Institute for Veterans & Military Families (IVMF)
  9. Army Futures Command
  10. Installation Mangement Command

2:00–3:15 P.M.
FIRESIDE CHAT: SPARK TO FLAME (SECRETS TO SUCCESS FROM VETERAN & MILITARY SPOUSE BUSINESS

MODERATOR – Ashley Squairs, Alumni Services Manager, IVMF

PANELISTS
Ms. Amy Olson, Founder, Noree Box
Ms. Erica McMannes, Chief Operating Officer & Founder, InstantTeams
Mr. Kelo Makelele, Director of Operations, RedTrace Technologies, Inc.
Mr. J.J. Stakem, President, ObjectiveArea Solutions

3:15 – 3:30 P.M. CLOSING REMARKS
Deanna Parker, Program Manager, EBV & V-WISE, IVMF