UWM’s Lubar Entrepreneurship Center: Visit at Sept. 12 Tech Council event in Milwaukee

Contact: Tom Still or Angela Schlobohm at 608-442-7557

To learn more online: www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.comVisit UWM’s Lubar Entrepreneurship Center

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – It’s open for business – especially the business of inspiring entrepreneurs! Get a front-row view of UW-Milwaukee’s Lubar Entrepreneurship Center and learn how it will affect Milwaukee’s emerging economy at the Thursday, Sept. 12 luncheon meeting of the Tech Council Innovation Network.

The event will take place at UWM’s Lubar Entrepreneurship Center, 2100 E. Kenwood Blvd., in the AmFam Dream Studio. Registration, networking and hors d’oeuvres start at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for students and returning veterans, $25 for individual members, $35 for non-members and included for Tech Council corporate members. Click here to register.

Panelists include Brian Thompson, director of the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center; Ilya Avdeed, director of innovation for the center; Loren Peterson, entrepreneur-in-residence; Lindsey Roddy, a startup entrepreneur at the center; and Chris Decker, the Kern Institute lead for the Medical College of Wisconsin, a partner with the center.

“The Lubar Entrepreneurship Center combines a multi-disciplinary approach, unique programming and great physical spaces at the front door of the UW-Milwaukee campus,” said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. “It’s a location that will house some of the city’s most active tech groups and stands to serve as a hub for innovation.”

The meeting is sponsored by Old National Bank, UW-Milwaukee and UWM Research Foundation.

The Tech Council is the independent, non-profit science and technology adviser to the governor and Legislature, with events, publications and outreach that build Wisconsin’s tech-based economy. To join, go to www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com or call 608-442-7557.