Wednesday, September 30, 2015

THE CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURIAL FORUM

THE CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURIAL FORUM

Friday, Oct. 2
11:00 a.m to 5 p.m.

SCAD Museum of Art + SCAD Connect

How do you become one of 75 emerging global entrepreneurs recognized by President Obama or a contestant on Project Runway? Join CAS for a full day of discussions led by SCAD alumni and several more innovators embracing the entrepreneurial spirit.

Two ways to participate:
In person at the SCAD Museum of Art: Log in to the SCAD Job Portal (scad.edu/jobportal) and RSVP for each session in the Workshops tab.
Online via SCAD Connect: Log in to the SCAD Job Portal (scad.edu/jobportal) on October 2 and click "watch now" for the corresponding sessions.

SCHEDULE

KEYNOTES | THEATER

 


• 11 a.m. to noon | Merline Labissiere (B.F.A., fashion), fashion designer, philanthropist + Project Runway Season 14 contestant
How do you become a contestant on Project Runway Season 14 and have it all sewn up in your creative career? Join Merline Labissiere, fashion designer + philanthropist to kick-off the Creative Entrepreneurial Forum hosted by the office for career and alumni success. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Theater.

• Noon to 1 p.m. | Kirk-Anthony Hamilton (M. Arch; B.F.A., architecture), founder of The Inifiniti Partnership + curator of The Destination Experience
How do you become one of 75 emerging global entrepreneurs recognized by President Obama? Join Kirk-Anthony Hamilton (M. Arch, B.F.A., architecture), founder of The Infiniti Partnership + curator of The Destination Experience, for a keynote to kick-off The Creative Entrepreneurial Forum hosted by the office for career and alumni success. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Theater.


FINANCIAL MATTERS |ROOM 209


• 1-2 p.m. | Jamie Bowerman (M.A., industrial design; B.F.A., graphic design), founder of Bowerbags + Phil Caridi (B.F.A., industrial design), senior designer at Bowerbags
Join the founder and senior designer of Bowerbags, Jamie Bowerman (M.A., industrial design; B.F.A., graphic design) + Phil Caridi (B.F.A., industrial design), to learn how they handle the money matters for the world's greatest backpack. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 209.

• 2-3 p.m. | Ngozi Ukazu (M.F.A., sequential art), creator of Check, Please!
Join Ngozi Ukazu (M.F.A., sequential art), creator of Check, Please!, to find out how to run a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 209.

• 3-4 p.m. | Sam Crossley, financial planner at MassMutual Financial Group
Join Sam Crossley, financial planner at MassMutual financial group, to learn more about planning for your company's financial future. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 209.

• 4-5 p.m. | Rachel Mehltretter, SCAD's student financial information coordinator
Join Rachel Mehltretter, SCAD's student financial information coordinator to learn what you need to know about credit. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 209.

LEGALITIES | ROOM 210


• 1-2 p.m. | Gary Johnson + Bill Izzard of SCORE Savannah
Join SCORE Savannah's Gary Johnson and Bill Izzard to learn the simple steps to starting your own business. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 210.

• 2-3 p.m. | Marjorie Weibe-Reed (B.A., architecture), president of Access Design Group
Join Marjorie Weibe-Reed (B.A., architecture), president of Access Design Group to learn how to create a business plan. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 210.

• 3-4 p.m. | Jean Carlos Lopez, attorney + counselor at law, founder of PROPERCOUNSEL
Join Jean Carlos Lopez, attorney + counselor at law, founder of PROPERCOUNSEL to learn more about business contracts. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 210.


THE FREELANCE LIFE | ROOM 214


• 1-2 p.m. |Matt Kohr (B.F.A., sequential art), concept artist and illustrator + creator of ctrl+Paint
Join Matt Kohr (B.F.A., sequential art), concept artist and illustrator + creator of ctrl+Paint, to learn more about the freelance life. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 214.

• 2-3 p.m. |Kaine Asika (B.A., motion graphics + graphic design), director, animator + motion graphic artist
Join Kaine Asika (B.A., motion graphics + graphic design), director, animator + motion graphic artist, to learn more about the freelance life. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 214.

• 3-4 p.m. | Wendy Norman, photographer + owner of Apt. B Photography
Join Wendy Norman, photographer + owner of Apt. B Photography, to learn more about the freelance life. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 214.

• 4-5 p.m. | Kathryn Silver (B.F.A., sequential art), illustrator and sequential artist
Join Kathryn Silver (B.F.A., sequential art), illustrator and sequential artist, to learn more about the freelance life. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 214.


NON-PROFITS | ROOM 215

• 1-2 p.m. | Katie Godkin Morales (M. Arch; B.F.A., architecture), founder of The Batey Rehab Project
Join Katie Godkin Morales (M. Arch; B.F.A., architecture), founder of The Batey Rehab Project, to learn how you can start your own non-profit. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 215.

• 2-3 p.m. | Merline Labissiere (B.F.A., fashion), fashion designer, philanthropist + Project Runway Season 14 contestant
Join Merline Labissiere (B.F.A., fashion), fashion designer, philanthropist + Project Runway Season 14 contestant, to learn how you can start your own non-profit. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 215.

• 3-4 p.m. | Scott Jackson (M. Arch; B.F.A., architecture), co-founder and executive director of GoDesign Inc.
Join Scott Jackson (M. Arch; B.F.A., architecture), co-founder and executive director of GoDesign Inc., to learn how you can start your own non-profit. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 215.

BRANDING | ROOM 216

• 1-2 p.m. | Jessica Duthu (B.F.A., production design), owner + creative director of Strawberry Moth
Join Jessica Duthu (B.F.A., production design), owner + creative director of Strawberry Moth, to learn the secrets to branding your business. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 216.

• 2-3 p.m. | Bevin Valentine Jalbert (M.F.A., photography), co-founding editor of Paprika Southern
Join Bevin Valentine Jalbert (M.F.A., photography), co-founding editor of Paprika Southern, to learn the secrets to branding your business. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 216.

• 3-4 p.m. | Join Caty Cote (B.F.A., interior design) + Erica Kelly (B.F.A., interior design), co-founders of Flourish
Collaborative, to learn the secrets to branding your business. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 216. Caty Cote (B.F.A., interior design) + Erica Kelly (B.F.A., interior design), co-founders of Flourish Collaborative


PURSUING YOUR PASSION | ROOM 217


• 1-2 p.m. | Jesse Summers (B.F.A., industrial design), vice president + co-founder of evoMotus
Join Jesse Summers (B.F.A., industrial design), vice president + co-founder of evoMotus, to learn why pursuing your passion can lead to the business of your dreams. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 217.

• 2-3 p.m. | Vann-Ellison Seales (B.F.A., sound design), executive at 13 Bricks
Join Vann-Ellison Seales (B.F.A., sound design), executive at 13 Bricks, to learn why pursuing your passion can lead to the business of your dreams. RSVP to attend in-person at SCAD MOA, Room 217.

Questions? Email careers@scad.edu. 

Please promote the information below only to alumni:

ALUMNI ONLY

Alumni Coffee Social | The Creative Entrepreneurial Forum

Friday, Oct. 2
9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
SCAD Museum of Art

In Savannah? You won't want to miss this opportunity to network with the bright, young minds of SCAD alumni leaving their creative mark on Savannah and the world!
Check-in on the first floor of the SCAD Museum of Art, then make your way to second floor.

This event is open to SCAD alumni only.

Log in to the SCAD Job Portal (scad.edu/jobportal) and RSVP in the Workshops tab.

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