Second COIN Summit set for Aug. 28-29 in Denver

By: Steve Tuesday April 23, 2013 0 comments Tags: COIN Summit, Daniel Epstein, Dietmar Harhoff, Hikmet Ersek, Kim Jordan, Salman Khan

COIN logoDENVER - The second Colorado Innovation Network (COIN) Summit that will focus on innovation taking place across the state and the world will be held Aug. 28-29 in Denver.

The two-day, invitation-only gathering of innovation leaders from around the globe will include such topics as:

  • What is the future of higher education?

  • The unveiling of Colorado's new brand identity

  • The importance of being unreasonable

  • The state of capital

  • The impact of culture on innovation

  • The announcement of the Innovation Prize

More topics will be added in coming months, event organizers said. The exact agendas for each day have not yet been announced.

COIN Summit speakers include Gov. John Hickenlooper; Hikmet Ersek, Western Union president and CEO; Dietmar Harhoff, director of the Munich Center for Innovation Research and Entrepreneurship; Kim Jordan, New Belgium Brewing co-founder and CEO; Salman Khan, founder of The Khan Academy; and Daniel Epstein, founder of The Unreasonable Group.

Sponsors include Arrow, GE, CenturyLink, Savvis, Coca-Cola, Colorado State University College of Business, Google, HIS, Liberty, tw telecom, TeleTech, Western Union, Modern Post, Quickmobile and Zenman.

COIN is a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.



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