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[RE]MIX 2019

Denison Entrepreneurship Summit

When

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – Friday, September 20, 2019

Where

Denison University
100 West College Street, Granville OH

celebration of the generations of creative problem-solvers, innovators and entrepreneurs from Denison

In celebration of the generations of creative problem-solvers, innovators and entrepreneurs from Denison, Denison created and hosts ReMix, an entrepreneurship summit for Denison by Denison. This extraordinary summit is designed to help alumni and students in their journey to learn, grow and achieve great things - created and led by our very own alumni. ReMix provides opportunities to re-connect, re-imagine, and re-fuel一engaging alumni and students to discover new ideas, learn from peers, and celebrate the “something special” about Denisonians. Creators, visionaries, and innovators from a range of fields and industries provide the foundation, along with specially designed interactive sessions and workshops.

2019 Speakers

Summit Schedule

Please see below for schedule details to date.

Full Schedules will be available at check in on September 18th from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm in Slayter.

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Check In

Stop by the registration table to get all your materials for ReMix 2019, including the full schedule!

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Working at a Startup: What are founders and CEOS looking for? (Note: The intended audience for this session is students.)

Founders and CEOs provide insight to students and provide them with concrete information about what they are looking for in startup employees.

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Opening Night!

Join us for an opening night you won’t want to miss--a mix and mingle opportunity to build connections with fellow attendees, and dinner!

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

ReMix Meetup

7:15 am - 8:00 am

Morning Exercise Options Available

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast Available

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Thursday Kick-Off

Connecting with fellow Denisonians is the foundation of ReMix.  Thursday opens with relationship-building and an exercise that will help you share your expertise with others, while benefiting from the experience of others.

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Behind the Curtain: A Conversation about Capital

Get the inside story and candid tips from VCs and investors about what influences whether or not they invest in an idea.

11:00 am - 11:15 am

Inspirational Talk: A Million Little Tests

11:15 am - 11:30 am

Break

11:30 am - 11:55 am

Making Science Fiction a Reality: a Silicon Valley VC perspective on investing in emerging technology and the importance of liberal arts entrepreneurs.

11:55 am - 12:40 am

ON Innovation

Every business needs to innovate, but where do you start? In this presentation, Terry Jones explores the fundamentals of innovation and gives leaders simple but powerful ideas they can use to create a more innovative organization. Drawing from his experiences as the founder of Travelocity.com and founding Chairman of Kayak.com, and now his new venture Wayblazer.com, Jones helps audiences turn innovation from an academic exercise into an everyday skill.

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

  • Pitch Perfect: Getting Your Startup the Media Attention It Deserves
  • How do you Build a Global Network From Scratch? Human Capital.
  • Money & the Evolution of Fintech.
  • How to be The Visionary Leader Your Business, Team, and Family Deserve.
  • Beyond Millennials: Here Comes iGen.
3:10 pm - 3:55 pm

Breakout Sessions: The Journey

  • Civic Engagement in the "Post-Truth" Era.
  • 21st Century Medical Device; Opportunity abounds in the powerful convergence of the The Liberal Arts, Medicine and Engineering.
  • What Happens When Things Go Wrong?
4:00 pm - 4:40 pm

Break

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Breakout Sessions: Behind the Curtain 

  • Woman-Owned Businesses -- Are We Different?
  • How Parenting Makes Me Better at Business.
  • From the Deepest Valley to the Highest Mountain.
  • Behind the Scenes at a Venture Capital Firm.
  • Founders Only Conversation Roundtable
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ReMix Celebration & Dinner

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Reception at the Granville Inn

7:30 am - 8:15 am

Morning Exercise Options

8:00 am - 9:30 am

1-1 Mentoring and Conversations (advanced signups)

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Breakfast

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Deep-Dive Workshop Opportunities

  • The Leader Within: Finding Your "Why"- Values-Based Leadership.
  • Beyond Collins – Getting the Right People in the Right Seats means you now have to Be a Great Boss, here’s how to do both.
  • DECODED: An Interactive Workshop to Master & Monetize Your Brand Message.
11:30 am - 12:30 am

Closing Lunch

ReMix 2018 Testimonials

“The was a best in class summit! I’ve been to many, and this ranks right up there with the best! It was engaging, informative and collaborative.”


“The entire Remix Program was an extraordinary event. The  event was well planned and gave students and alumni  a great opportunity to network and learn from each other.”


“A terrific inaugural effort at bringing together some of the can-do, entrepreneurial spirit of Denisonians — sharing lessons and methods between Alumni and Students.”


“The sessions were excellent. The networking excellent. The energy excellent!”

“The entire event was an A+.  content.   curation.   energy.  interaction. facilitation.  organization.  It was a defining moment for Denison.”


“The was a best in class summit! I’ve been to many, and this ranks right up there with the best! It was engaging, informative and collaborative.”


“The was a best in class summit! I’ve been to many, and this ranks right up there with the best! It was engaging, informative and collaborative.”


“The entire Remix Program was an extraordinary event. The event was well planned and gave students and alumni a great opportunity to network and learn from each other.”


“A terrific inaugural effort at bringing together some of the can-do, entrepreneurial spirit of Denisonians — sharing lessons and methods between Alumni and Students.”


“The sessions were excellent. The networking excellent. The energy excellent!”


Registration

Space is limited, so register today!

We want ReMix to be accessible to all Denison alums. If the registration fee proves to be financially burdensome for you, please let us know. There are a limited number of scholarships available. Contact Julie Tucker (tuckerj@denison.edu) to learn more.

$150

Recent Alumni (2009-2019)

$200

Alumni (2008 and earlier)

Free!

Student Registration

Students Register Here

Accommodations

Nearby Accomodation

Granville Inn


Unmistakably elegant and incredibly comfortable, a stay at the Granville Inn is the perfect blend of old-world charm and modern convenience located just 0.5 miles from Denison.
$144 nightly rate. Room Block code: 91819  Block expires 8/16/19

314 Broadway East, Granville, Ohio 43023 (740)587-3333

Book Online

Double Tree by Hilton Newark
7.7 miles from Denison, $112 nightly rate. Room Block Code REM or Denison University–ReMix.

50 N 2nd Street, Newark, Ohio 43055 (740)322-6455

La Luna B&B (above Day Y Noche)
0.4 miles from Denison, 3 suites available, $150 – $160 nightly rate

134 1/2 East Broadway, Granville, Ohio 43023 (740)587-0050

 

Below is a list of all nearby inns and hotels. Please note that many of these popular accommodations, especially the village inns, are often booked well in advance, so early reservations are encouraged.