Thursday, Feb 17 and Friday, Feb. 18
River Club, 3 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Savannah, Georgia
The office for career and alumni success, in collaboration with the international student services office and the student activities council, brings you an exchange on entrepreneurial topics. Today’s artists and designers need a firm understanding of entrepreneurial practice and skills to navigate and develop a successful career. Join us for seminars and panels with successful entrepreneurs and educators as they share their knowledge. Presenters and panelists include guests from Frog Design, SCAD’s graphic design department, Allied Post Audio, University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Savannah’s Small Business Assistance Corporation (SBAC), and many more…
Schedule of events*
Thursday, Feb 17, 7-8:30 p.m.
Being an Agency of One kickoff presentation by David Sherwin of Frog Design
Can’t make it in person? Watch the presentation on Livestream.
Friday, Feb. 18
Brick by Brick: Building 98Productions
Trevor Jenkins (B.F.A. video/film, 1999; M.F.A., film and television, 2006), owner, 98Productions
Cultural Perspective on OPT/CPT and the American Job Search
Brook Serrano, SCAD senior international student adviser
Top 10 Design Business Failures and How to Avoid Them
David Sherwin, senior interaction designer, frog design
All About Work Visas: An Attorney’s Perspective
Bob Johnson, J.D.
Opening Your Own Shop: The Allied Post Audio Story
Woody Woodhall, studio owner and LAPPG founder
Navigating OPT/CPT for international students and alumni
Viki Chan (B.F.A., video/film, 2004) 3-D integration artist
Get Ready to Launch: Creating a Business Plan
Lynn Vos, director, University of Georgia Small Business Development Center
Navigating Contracts and Negotiating Price: Get All You’re Worth
John Waters, SCAD graphic design chair
Show Me the Money: Funding Sources for Entrepreneurial Ideas
Tony O’Reilly, president, Small Business Assistance Corporation
Marketing for Entrepreneurs
Kathey Porter, SCAD business and entrepreneurship professor
Entrepreneurship in the Building Arts: Visual Branding and Presentation
Daniel Brown, SCAD architecture professor
My Journey from SCAD to Hollywood
SCAD alumna Viki Chan (B.F.A., video/film, 2004), 3-D integration artist
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*Schedule of events is subject to change.