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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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Bill Brock

Straub Brewery
President and CEO
St. Marys, Pennsylvania

A St. Marys, Pennsylvania, icon, Straub Brewery, is the third oldest family-owned brewery in the United States. As the fifth-generation leader of Straub, Bill Brock's responsibility is to ensure that Straub remains competitive within the extremely dynamic modern brewing industry while maintaining the family traditions and heritage of one of the last American Legacy Breweries. Since 2008, Straub has invested millions of dollars in quality management, expansion of our product line, upgrading sales and distribution networks, rebranding and marketing, workforce training, process improvements, and transforming the corporate culture. Our goal is to ensure the brewery’s success and profitability for future generations.