MIAMI UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

SOCIAL INNOVATION WEEKEND: SUBSTANCE ABUSE & ADDICTION RECOVERY

MARCH 8-10, 2019, FARMER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

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WHAT IS SOCIAL INNOVATION WEEKEND?

Social Innovation Weekend (SIW) is an intense three-day experience in which students, professionals and community members use entrepreneurial skills to tackle a significant social challenge.

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SCHEDULE

Friday, Mar 8

  • 3:30p Registration (Course Credit Swipe-In)
  • 4:00p Kickoff
  • 5:15p Team Formation
  • 6:00p Dinner
  • 7:00p Value Proposition Canvas & Understanding the Problem
  • 8p+ Team Work (Course Credit Swipe-In)
  • Mentors available 8p-9p

Saturday, Mar 9

  • 7:30a Breakfast (Course Credit Swipe-In)
  • 8:00a Keynote - President Crawford
  • 8:30a Customer Validation Workshop
  • 9:30a Team Work
  • 1:00p Assumption Testing Workshop (Course Credit Swipe-In)​
  • 2:00 Team Work
  • 5:30p Dinner
  • 6:30p Funding Workshop
  • 7:15p Presentation Worksop
  • 8:00p Pitch Development Checks
  • Mentors available 9:30a-late

Sunday, Mar 10

  • 8:00a Breakfast (Course Credit Swipe-In)​
  • 8:00a Team Time
  • 10:00a Preliminary Rounds
  • 11:15a Lunch
  • 11:45a Final Round
  • Mentors available 8:00a-10:00a

MAP & DIRECTIONS

Getting to the Farmer School

FROM CINCINNATI

  • Take Hwy 27 North to Oxford
  • Continue North on Hwy 27 / Patterson Ave
  • FSB is at the corner of Patterson Ave and High St

FROM DAYTON

  • Take I-75 South from Dayton toward Cincinnati
  • Take Exit 32 to Hwy 122 in Middletown
  • Take Hwy 122 West to Cincinnati/Dayton Rd
  • Take Cincinnati/Dayton Road South to Hwy 73
  • Take Hwy 73 West toward Wayne Township
  • Take Hwy 127 North in Wayne Township
  • Take Hwy 73 West toward Oxford
  • Turn Right on Hwy 27 / Patterson Ave
  • Continue North on Hwy 27 / Patterson Ave
  • FSB is at the corner of Patterson Ave and High St

FROM COLUMBUS

  • Take I-70 West from Columbus toward Indianapolis
  • Take Exit 10 to Hwy 127 in Monroe Township
  • Take Hwy 127 South toward Eaton/Camden/Oxford
  • Turn Right (East) on Somerville Rd in Somerville
  • Turn Left (South) on Hwy 177 South
  • Take Hwy 177 South to Hwy 73
  • Take Hwy 73 West toward Oxford
  • Turn Right on Hwy 27 / Patterson Rd
  • Continue North on Hwy 27 / Patterson Ave
  • FSB is at the corner of Patterson Ave and High St

Parking

Paid parking is available in the North Campus Garage located at 100 N. Withrow Ln.

Public parking is available in campus surface lots during posted hours only. Please Note: This is strictly enforced.

 For more information on parking and transportation (including parking maps, garage rates, and accessible parking), visit Miami’s Office of Parking and Transportation website

CONTACT US

Tara Hoppe - SIW Assistant Director
Brett Smith - Director, Center for Social Entrepreneurship