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  • UMC Featured Speaker: Danny Briere, Global Business Professional & Entepreneur

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    Name: UMC Featured Speaker: Danny Briere, Global Business Professional & Entepreneur
    Date: September 19, 2017
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Global business professional and entrepreneur Danny Briere, will be a featured guest speaker on Tuesday, September 19, at noon in the Peterson Classroom in Heritage Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Briere, a serial entrepreneur, started his own firms and has been involved in advising over 200 organizations in the telecommunications and Internet space. His focus is on leading edge technologies and trends, with a special interest in alternative energy, social networking, social enterprise, education, and kids. He has also been involved in helping drive entrepreneurship across universities, towns, regions, and states. Briere is CEO of the STEMIE Coalition, a national umbrella organization over dozens of invention and entrepreneurship education programs, and chairman of the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo Organizing Committee. These celebrate youth inventor and entrepreneurs across the U.S. and push invention and entrepreneurship programs into more K-12 schools in America.
    Location:
    University of Minnesota Crookston
    Heritage Hall Classroom 
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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