Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Events

The Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship project is part of an active community of scholars researching these themes. Events sponsored by the CIE project and related campus research events are listed below.

Past Events

May 8, 2013
Productive assets or quality signals? The role of patents and alliances in venture capital financing
11:00 AM-12:30 PM. 32 Warren Hall
Join Joachim Henkel, TU Munich School of Management and Harvard Business School, who will discuss observable resources, particularly patents and alliances, are known to impact a start-up’s ability to attract venture capital financing.

September 26, 2013
Between Slavery and Capitalism:The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South
Martin Ruef, Duke University
4:30 PM Goldwin Smith Hall G76
Sponsored by Center for the Study of Economy and Society

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Do Startups Create Good Jobs?

Olav Sorenson, Yale University
Noon-1:30 PM, Sage Hall 127
Sponsored by Johnson Graduate School of Management and M&O/ILR Workshop

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Everyone an Entrepreneur? Recognizing the Gap between the Veneration of Entrepreneurship and the Reality of Its Costs
Howard Aldrich, University of North Carolina
4:30 PM, Physical Sciences Building 401
Sponsors: Center for the Study of Economy and Society, Department of Sociology, and ISS’ Theme Project on Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Thursday, November 7, 2013
The Psychology of Power

Adam Galinksy, Columbia University
1:00-2:30 PM, 525 ILR Conference Center
ExPo Lab Distinguished Speaker Sponsor: ILR School

Friday, November 8, 2013
Genetics and Entrepreneurship

Scott Shane, Case Western
1:30-3:00 PM, B06 Sage Hall
Sponsor: JGSM Management & Organizations

Monday, November 11, 2013
The Making of a “Design Factory”:  Organizational Strategies for The Purposeful Combination of Multiple Logics

Violina Rindova, Professor of Business, University of Texas @ Austin
2:15-3:45 PM, 134 Sage Hall
Sponsor: JGSM Management & Organizations/ILR Workshop 2014

 Monday, November 11, 2013
How Economics Shapes Science
Paula Stephan, Georgia State University
4:30 PM, 120 Physical Sciences Building. Reception immediately following the lecture in 701 Clark Hall.
Nordlander Lecture Sponsor: Science and Technology Studies

Monday, November 25, 2013
Hot Shots and Cool Reception: Social Consequences of High Performance at Work

Elizabeth Campbell-Bush, PhD, University of Maryland
3:15-4:45 PM, 141 Sage Hall
Sponsor: JGSM Management & Organizations/ILR Workshop 2014

Monday, December 9, 2013
Who’s the Boss? Explaining Gender Inequality in Entrepreneurial Teams
Tiantian Yang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
9:00-10:30 AM, 401 Warren Hall
Sponsor: Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Theme Project’s Affiliates’ Luncheon
12:15-1:15 PM, 281 Ives Hall (Doherty Lounge)
Sponsor: Institute for the Social Sciences

Thursday, February 6, 2014
The Coming Collapse of the American Corporation (and what comes next)?
Jerry Davis, University of Michigan
4:30 PM, A.D. White House, Guerlac Room
Food and wine reception to follow.
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Economy and Society

Friday, March 7, 2014
Susan Silbey, MIT
3:30-5:00 PM, Uris Hall, Room 302
Sponsor: Department of Sociology

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
A Little Similarity Goes a Long Way:  The Effects of Peripheral But Self-revealing Similarities on Improving and Sustaining Interracial Relationships
Joe Magee, NYU
12:00 – 1:30 PM, Location: 134 Sage Hall
Sponsor: JGSM Management & Organizations/ILR Workshop 2014

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Classification Situations: Life-Chances in the Neoliberal Era
Marion Fourcade, UC Berkeley
4:30-6:00 PM, A.D. White House, Guerlac Room
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Economy and Society

Monday, April 7, 2014
Entrepreneurship in the Middle East
6:00-7:30 PM, B01 Sage Hall
Christopher M. Schroeder, author of Startup Rising: the Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East. Book copies will be available for purchase at the event with all proceeds donated to charity.
Sponsors: Entrepreneurship@Cornell, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute at Johnson, ISS’ Theme Project on Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship , and additional cosponsors

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East
Christopher M. Schroeder leads a roundtable discussion on social entrepreneurship, tech-based entrepreneurship, the Arab Spring, and the Middle East.
6:30-7:00 PM: Dessert Reception; 7-8 PM Discussion; 217 Ives Hall
Sponsors: Arab Student Association, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and ISS’ Theme Project on Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Kick-Off Lecture
4:30 – 6:00 PM.; 423 ILR Conference Center
This lecture will introduce the Institute for the Social Sciences’ 2013-2016 theme project, Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. The project fellows will discuss the project’s purpose, goals, and plans, including key research questions, specific projects, and future events open to the public.
Sponsor: Institute for the Social Sciences

Thursday, April 10, 2014 – Friday, April 11, 2014
Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration: A Two-day Conference
Information: Registration
Sponsor: Entreprenuership@Cornell, with cosponsors

Friday, April 11, 2014
Taxes, Capital Structure Choices, and Firm Value

Mara Faccio, Purdue University
10:30 AM -12:00 PM, 401 Warren Hall
Sponsor: Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Is Neo-Liberalism Over?
Monica Prasad, Northwestern University
4:30 PM, A.D. White House, Guerlac Room
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Economy and Society

Friday, May 2, 2014
Highway to Success: The Impact of the Golden Quadrilateral Project for the Location and Performance of Indian Manufacturing
William Kerr, Harvard Business School
2:00-3:30 PM, 401 Warren Hall
Sponsor: Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

September 2, 2014
Poisedness and Propagation:  Organizational Emergence and the Transformation of Civic Order in 19th-Century New York City
Victoria Johnson, Michigan University
12:00 – 1:30 PM, Location: Sage Hall, 333
Sponsor: JGSM Management & Organizations/ILR Workshop 2014

September 9, 2014
The Myth of Common Sense: Why Everything that Seems Obvious Isn’t
Duncan Watts, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research, NYC, and Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large, Cornell
4:30-5:45 PM; G-10 Biotechnology Building
Professor Watts is the author of Everything is Obvious: How Common Sense Fails Us (2012), Six Degrees: The Science of A Connected Age (2004), and Small Worlds: The Dynamics of Networks Between Order and Randomness (2003). A book signing will follow the talk.
Sponsor: A.D. White Professors-at-Large Program Office

September 11, 2014
Doctoral Workshop on Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Duncan Watts, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research, NYC, and Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large, Cornell
3:00-5:00 PM
RSVP for this workshop for faculty and Ph.D. students. Required readings and workshop location to be distributed to those who RSVP.
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project, ISS Networks Project, and A.D. White Professors-at-Large Program Office

September 18, 2014
Psychology of Judgment/Evaluation
Melissa Ferguson, Psychology, Cornell University
3:00 PM, 115 Ives Hall
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project

September 25, 2014
Psychology of Creativity
Jack Goncalo, Organizational Behavior, Cornell University
3:00 PM, 115 Ives Hall
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project

Thursday, October 9, 2014
How to be Creative with Social Theory
Richard Swedberg, Sociology, Cornell University
3:00 PM, 115 Ives Hall
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project
To request access to the readings email socialsciences@cornell.edu.

Friday, October 10, 2014
Wiki Surveys
Matt Salganik, Department of Sociology, Princeton University
3:30-5:00 PM, 142 Goldwin Smith Hall
Sponsor: Department of Sociology and Department of Information Sciences

Monday, October 13, 2014
Balancing on the Creative High-Wire: Forecasting the Success of Novel Ideas in Organizations
Justin Berg, University of Pennsylvania
12:20-1:50 PM, 141 Sage Hall
Sponsor: Johnson Graduate School of Management, Management & Organizations Workshop

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Theories of Entrepreneurship
Michael Roach, J. Thomas and Nancy W. Clark Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
3:00 PM, 115 Ives Hall
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project

Monday, October 27, 2014
Taking the Leap: The Determinants of Entrepreneurs Hiring Their First Employee
Rob Fairlie, University of California, Santa Cruz
4:15 PM; 115 Ives Hall
Sponsors: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project and Labor Economics Department

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Robert David, McGill University
Time and Location TBA
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project

Thursday, November 20, 2014
On the Nature of Investor Gut Feel
Laura Huang, Management Department, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
3-5 PM, 115 Ives Hall

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
12:00-1:30 PM; Sage Hall, Room 141
Unequal Hard Times: The Influences of The Great Recession on Gender Bias in Entrepreneurial Investment
Amanda Sharkey, University of Chicago
Sponsor: JGSM Management & Organizations/ILR

Wednesday, February 17, 2015
12:15-1:15 PM, Rhodes Hall 310
Danish Ethics:Engineering and Values in Denmark
Ulrik Jorgensen
Center for Design, Innovation and Sustainable Transitions, Allborg University
Sponsor: Bovay Program in History and Ethics of Engineering

Monday, March 9, 2015
12:00-2:00 PM: 401 Warren – Lunch Provided.
Intellectual Property Protection
The Use and Misuse of Patent Data
Josh Lerner, Professor of Investment Banking and Unit Head, Entrepreneurial Management, Harvard Business School
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project, and the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
4:30 PM, 101 Phillips
The Ethics of Innovation Hype: Reflections on Nikola Tesla’s Career
W. Bernard Carlson, University of Virginia
Sponsor: Science and Technology Studies, Bovay Program in History and Ethics of Engineering

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
12:00-1:30 PM; Sage Hall, Room 141
How Culture Influences Group and Organizational Performance in Himalayan Expeditions and High-Technology Firms
Jenny Chatman, UC Berkeley
Sponsor: JGSM Management & Organizations/ILR

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
12:00-1:30 PM: 525 ILR Conference Center
Labor of Love: A brief history of a creativity research program
Teresa M. Amabile, Harvard Business School
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project

Thursday, April 9, 2015-Friday, April 10, 2015
Third Annual Research Roundtable on Innovation Economics: Patents and Technology Standards: The Data Sets
Aija Leiponen, CIE Team Member, will participate in this roundtable discussion featuring economists and legal scholars focusing on cutting-edge databases.
Sponsor: Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
4:00 PM; 525 ILR Conference Center
Permission to Exist
Joshua Gans, University of Toronto
Sponsors: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project, Applied Microeconomics Department, Industrial Organization Workshop

Saturday, April 18, 2015
9
:00 AM – 5:45 PM; ILR Conference Center, New York City
Artists and Social Scientists: Doing Things Together
This workshop, simulcast live, focuses on generating and exchanging ideas about the practical ways people are creative and can become more creative in the arts and the social sciences. Convened by CIE Team members Trevor Pinch and Richard Swedberg, the workshop will address the interdependence and interaction between the arts and the social sciences.
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project

Thursday, April 30, 2015
3:30 PM; 381 Ives
Power and Networks in Standard Setting
Aija Leiponen, CIE Team Member and Dyson School of Applied Economics and
Management
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Project

October 20, 2015
3:30-5 PM, 708 Rhodes Hall
Nazanin Eftekhari, Ph.D. Fellow, Department of Business and Management, Aalorg University, Denmark
Please join Nazanin for an informal talk on her paper “Till Death Do Us Part” about entrepreneurial team co-mobility and a discussion of her qualitative research on Entrepreneurial Failure. Refreshments will be served.
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project

November 16, 2015
Waves and Forms
Basile Zimmermann, University of Geneva
4:30 PM, Kaufman Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
A talk describing his new book examining the relationship between technical objects and culture in China drawing on a case study on electronic music in China
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November 23, 2015
Who Works for Whom? Worker Sorting in a Model of Entrepreneurship with Heterogeneous Labor Markets
Henry Hyatt, Center for Economic Studies, US Census Bureau
11:40 AM-1:10 PM, 115 Ives Hall
Jointly sponsored by the Labor Economics Workshop Series and the ISS’ Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Project.

November 23, 2015
Using Census Data to Study Entrepreneurship: A Workshop for Doctoral Students
Henry Hyatt, Center for Economic Studies, US Census Bureau
3:00 PM-4:30 PM; 281 Ives Hall, Doherty Lounge
Jointly sponsored by the Labor Economics Workshop Series and the ISS’ Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Project.

December 1, 2015
CIE Project Meeting
3-4:30 PM
508 Rhodes
Graduate students Ryan Coles and Abdullah Shahid will give informal presentations. Coles will discuss his pape Sources of funding and entrepreneurship in emerging markets. Abdullah Shahid plans to talk informally about three papers: Limited attention: analysts forecasts and price discovery: role of information intermediary status; and data mining explorations of legal language: the context of mortgage backed securities. Affiliate members are welcome.
Sponsor: ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Project

December 17, 2015
The Private Impact of Public Maps-Landsat Satellite Imagery and Gold Exploration
2 PM, 401 Warren Hall
Abhishek Nagaraj, PhD Candidate, MIT Sloan School of Management

March 11, 2016
Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Research Presentations and Capstone Event
11:00 AM-6:00 PM
423 ILR Conference Center
Lunch Provided

March 18, 2016
Secrecy and Patents: Evidence from the Uniform Trade Secrets Act
2 PM, 498 Uris Hall
Ivan Png, Business & Economics, National University of Singapore
Sponsors: Cornell Institute for China Economic Research (CICER), IO and ERUE seminar series

March 23, 2016
A Day in the Life of a Senior Advisor at the White House
12-1:30 PM, Lunch served; RSVP: socialsciences@cornell.edu
229 ILR Conference Center
Stephanie Santoso, Cornell Ph.D. student
Sponsor: ISS’ Theme Project on Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

March 23, 2016
Creating a Nation of Makers: Leveraging Policy to Mobilize Support for the Maker Community, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the White House
4-5:30 PM, 281 Ives (Doherty Lounge)
Stephanie Santoso, Cornell Ph.D. student
Sponsor: ISS’ Theme Project on Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

April 14-15, 2016
Entreprenuership at Cornell Celebration
Keynotes by: Susan Danziger ’86, Founder & CEO, Ziggeo and Adam Slutsky ’85, President, Tough Mudder, Inc.
Sponsored by Entrepreneurship at Cornell and many more organizations

 
 
 
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