2017 Workshops

Faith Knudsen, Director of Social Innovation and Entreprenurship, Voinovich School, discusses the Business/Venture Model Canvas.

Power Point presentation for the talk.

Athens School District Superintendent, Tom Gibbs, discusses the challenges students in Appalachia face, and some possible avenues for increasing college readiness.

2015-2016 Speakers

January 19th, 2016, Jean Marie Cackowski-Campbell, SIC Executive Director:

"Five Things You Need to Know Before You Submit"

Presentation Slides

November 9th, Lynn Gellermann, Executive Director for TechGROWTH Ohio and Center for Entrepreneurship, presented on "Making your Pitch Show."

Presentation Slides

October 19th, John Bowditch, Director of the Scripps College GRID (Game Research and Immersive Design) Lab presented on "Mobile Development and Monetization"

Presentation Slides

Some of the top resources for guidance in development include: App Annie, The Digital Media Incubator at the Ohio University Innovation Center and The Grid Lab at Ohio University. Prototyping resources include: Pixate, Flinto, and for design drawings or flowcharts,

On October 12, Chuck Borghese, Lecturer, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism presented on “Creativity that Builds Brands and Moves Consumers”   

Presentation Slides

On October 5th, 2015, Jessica Hagman, Alden Library Research Librarian presented on “How Alden Library Can Help With ‘Deep Dive’ Research for your Scripps Innovation Challenge Entry”

Slides of the presentation are available at the library's SIC resource page.

On September 28th, 2015, Dan Dahlen, Director of the Consumer Research Center in the College of Business, and Dr. Jacob Hiler presented "Market Research: A Key to the Innovation Process."

Presentation slides

On September 21st, 2015, Jennifer Simon, Director of the Ohio University Innovation Center, gave a presentation on “How the Business Model Canvas Can Help You Develop an Idea that Beats the Competition.”

Presentation slides as PowerPoint file.

On September 14th, 2015, Dr. Michelle Ferrier, Scripps College Associate Dean, gave a presentation on "Human-Centered Design Principles: Learn different techniques for creating ideas that deliver value for customers." The workshop looked at ideation, customer discovery activities, and usability testing.

Presentation Slides

2014-2015 Speakers

Dr. Michelle Ferrier and Dr. Luke Pittiway on "Crafting the Perfect Pitch"


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