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Doermer Dialogue for Business Leaders

The Doermer School of Business (DSB) at IPFW will host the 2013 Doermer Dialogue with Business Leaders, Friday, April 12, in the Auer Performance Hall of the Rhinehart Music Center.

This year’s theme is “Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship" and will feature a keynote presentation by Mark Hill, managing partner at Collina Ventures LLC, a private investment company which focuses on technology companies in central Indiana. Hill, a graduate of Bishop Luers High School in Fort Wayne, began his career at IBM and has a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Following Hill’s remarks, a panel of local business leaders will discuss various aspects of entrepreneurship and innovation.

The event begins at 7:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast in the Rhinehart Music Center Lobby and will conclude at 11 a.m. Registration for all tickets is required and may be done so at Tickets for the Doermer Dialogue are $50 per person; IPFW students who register and have a valid student ID will be admitted free. All attendees must register; registrations will still be taken April 12.

For more information, contact Lyman Lewis, assistant to the dean for external relations in the Doermer School of Business, at 260-481-6474 or