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Grand Challenge Brainstorming Session

Harvard Innovation Lab

Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

Grand Challenge Brainstorming Session

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A number of recent competitions have spurred innovation in the United States, from the DARPA "driverless car" Grand Challenge to the Tuck School's $300 house Design Challenge.  The US Competitiveness Project at HBS has described the structure of the US economy, including disheartening juxtapositions in unemployment (despite high demand for some forms of labor), declining household real income despite high efficiency, and an increased awareness that business depends on "commons" including an educated populace and strong infrastructure.  With the understanding of competitiveness generated by the research at HBS, could a new Grand Challenge spur work that contributes to US Competitiveness?

HBS Professors Jan Rivkin and Karim Lakhani from the U.S. Competitiveness Project will lead an interactive brainstorming session to identify action-oriented steps the private sector can take toward solving some of the challenges facing the U.S. economy today.  We invite Harvard students from across the University to join the discussion!  

Please note, this event is open to Harvard students only.

We check all attendee registrations at the door. Please bring a printed or smartphone copy of your EventBrite registration and Harvard student ID.  Attendance will be limited to registered guests and tickets will not be available at the door.

Note: Harvard Shuttles have a stop directly across from the i-lab, and you can track the shuttles online here: http://harvard.transloc.com/ If you are driving, please park in the i-lab's lot (entrance on Western Avenue, directions and payment information are here: http://i-lab.harvard.edu/parking).

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125 Western Avenue
Boston, 02163

Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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