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Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State celebrates the Community of Entrepreneurship. Penn State and the communities surrounding the campuses that are emerging as a vibrant collective of independent thinkers who work together to get important things done. This is the vision of community enabling a better world through collective effort.

At University Park each day has a theme: Go Freelance!, Social Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship Innovation, Entrepreneurial Women, Start-Up Shake-Up.  Keynotes are from noon-1:00 (except Wednesday) and master classes follow the keynotes. Perspective Panels, 3-5 experienced entrepreneurs talk about their successes and failures, are held from 3:00-4:00. From 4:30 to 6:30 every day you will find workshops.  New Leaf Initiative  sponsors networking opportunities every day from 6:30-8:00 followed by Flavor Flights, sponsored by the CBICC, every evening from 8:00-9:30.

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Tuesday, November 15 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
UP--Flavor Flight: The Science of Flavor

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Explore the factors that impact the quality of the food we eat and drink. Mark Ebel, Vice President of Business Services for AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, will start with an overview of the weather’s impact on the food industry, and the importance of accurate weather forecasting to a variety of industries. Jason Cohen, founder of start-up flavor analytics company Gastrograph, will share how his team is building tools for quality control in the food and beverage industry. Plus, local chocolatier Andrew Rose will provide samples from his start-up fine chocolate business – Haden Confections – while speaking to the science of making chocolate.

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Jason Cohen

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gastrograph by Analytical Flavor Systems
Before starting Analytical Flavor Systems, Jason Cohen was the founder and executive director of The Tea Institute at Penn State, which oversees 20+ researchers in five fields of study in traditional Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Tea. Jason did his research at Penn State in Sensory... Read More →
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Mark Ebel

Vice President of Business Services, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions

Tuesday November 15, 2016 8:00pm - 9:30pm EST
CBICC Offices 131 S. Fraser St, Ste 1, State College, PA
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