The OPEN 2017 conference presented by VentureWell in Washington, D.C . on March 24 & 25, 2017

The 2017 Open Conference in Washington, D.C. builds on the success of twenty previous VentureWell conferences, from 1996-2016.

K. Lance Anderson (Member, Austin) will be attending and participating as venture judge.  Noel Bishop (Of Counsel, Washington, D.C.) will be speaking at the event.  

This conference will be attended by 500+ faculty members, students, tech transfer officers and administrators in engineering, design, business and other disciplines from colleges and universities around the world. The educational outcomes of the conference, new curricula, new collaborations, have the potential to affect thousands of students.

The conference will include interactive presentations, panel discussions and workshops, and our signature event: an exposition of student-led ventures developing new technologies.  For more info please email for more info. 

DW is a Bronze Sponsor for the event. 

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Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hil
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Registration Required