MONDAY, AUGUST 1

Arrivals
Check-In, Sigma Hall (for those who booked lodging to stay on-campus) 

4:00 - 7:00 PM    
Plenary I: The Why of Entrepreneurship
Crowell Auditorium -- located in Crowell Hall (note this is not the same as the Crowell School of Business) 

  • Jon Hart: Welcome to the 2016 Academy
  • Jon Tyson: Becoming a Creative Minority
  • Dave Blanchard: An Alternative Imagination
  • Barry Corey: Video Greeting
  • Jena Lee Nardella: Knowing the World & Loving the World
  • Jon Hart: A Vision for the Entrepreneurial Generation
  • The Brilliance: Worship

7:00 PM
Special Guest Dinner // Talbot East, Room 114

7:00 PM
Academy Class Dinner & Opening Night Social // Student Union 


TUESDAY, AUGUST 2

Morning Practices: Reading/Reflection/Prayer/Exercise
*We encourage you to take part in morning practices to start your day off. These are on your own, as you please, but we encourage you to connect with other students to read, reflect, pray together, or take a walk or jog on the beautiful trails around campus. Be sure to be back in time to have Breakfast before the Plenary session opens.

7:30 - 8:30 AM      
Breakfast Open // Cafe Biola

8:50 AM     
Doors Open for Plenary // Crowell Auditorium at Crowell Hall

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Plenary II: Theology, Culture & Entrepreneurship // Crowell Auditorium

  • The Brilliance: Worship

Section 1, Theology: Vocation, Motives, & Ambition

  • Phoebe Miles: A Theology of Sweat: Entrepreneurship & Hard Work
  • Allison Trowbridge: 22: Lessons on Vocation & Calling
  • Peter Greer: The Spiritual Danger of Doing Good

Reflection Break, feat The Brilliance

Section 2, Culture: Responding to Societal Issues

  • Nnena Ukuku, Anthony Flynn & David Gungor: Race and the Social Fabric 
  • Allen & Ayaka Lu: Entrepreneurship and the Economic Gap

Section 3, Entrepreneurship: Moving from Insight to Building

  • Dave Blanchard: Design Thinking: Empathy and Rapid Prototyping
  • Kurt Keilhacker: Co-Founders: Finding Great Partners
  • Evan Baehr & Evan Loomis: Fundraising: Building Relationships

12:00 - 1:15 PM     
Lunch // Biola Cafe

12:00 - 1:15 PM   
Future Founders Cohort: Private Lunch with Evan Baehr // TE, 115

2:00 - 5:30 PM
Breakouts // Talbot East (Rooms throughout TE building, noted next to session as "TE, XX")

2:00 - 2:45 PM
Breakout I: Talkbacks from Plenary I & II // Students Choose On-Site

  • Fundraising & Building Relationships with Evan Baehr & Evan Loomis // TE, PO8

  • Vocation, Motives & Ambition with Phoebe Miles, Allison Trowbridge & Kurt Keilhacker // TE, PO7

  • Entrepreneurship & Culture's Most Significant Challenges with Anthony Flynn, Nnena Ukuku, Allen Lu & Ayaka Lu // TE, 1O7

  • Knowing & Loving the World with Jena Lee Nardella & Scott Kauffmann // TE, 108

  • Spiritual Danger of Doing Good with Peter Greer & Paul Park // TE, 111

2:45 - 3:00 PM
Break/Rotate

3:00 - 3:45 PM
Breakout II // Students Pre-Register 

  • Venture Formation: Starting from Scratch with Evan Loomis, Nnena Ukuku & Anthony Flynn // TE, P08

  • Storytelling for Impact with Allison Trowbridge & Jon Hart // TE, P07

  • The $3M Pivot: Design Thinking Case Study from Outbox to Able with Dave Blanchard & Evan Baehr // TE, 111

  • Working Internationally with Jena Lee Nardella & Paul Park // TE, 107

  • Career Discernment with Kurt Keilhacker and Peter Greer // TE, 108

  • Entrepreneurship & The Church with Scott Kauffmann & Jon Tyson // TE, 115

3:45 - 4:00 PM
Break/Rotate

4:00 - 4:45 PM
Breakout III // Students Pre-Register

  • Media, Arts, & Entrepreneurship with Allison Trowbridge & Jon Hart // TE, 109

  • Your First Hire(s): Founders, Org Culture, & Equity with Kurt Keilhacker & Evan Loomis // TE, P07

  • Ambition, Startups, & Life Management with Evan Baehr & Peter Greer // TE, P08

  • How to Form and Retain High-Level Mentoring Relationships with Jena Lee Nardella & Anthony Flynn // TE, 111

  • Countercultural Entrepreneurship with Dave Blanchard & Bob Caldwell, Jr. // TE, 108

  • Developing a Voice: Impact through Speaking & Writing with Scott Kauffmann & Jon Tyson // TE, 107

5:30 - 6:30 PM      
Dinner // Cafe Biola

7:00 PM
Roundtable Registration Opens: pxlabs.org/reg-wed

8:00 PM      
Concert: An Evening with The Brilliance // Crowell Auditorium

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3

Morning Practices: Reading/Reflection/Prayer/Exercise
*We encourage you to take part in morning practices to start your day off right. These are on your own, as you please, but we encourage you to connect with other students to read, reflect, pray together, or take a walk or jog on the beautiful trails around campus. Be sure to be back in time to have Breakfast before the Plenary session opens.

7:30 - 8:30 AM      
Breakfast Open // Cafe Biola

9:00 AM
Worship with The Brilliance // Talbot East Outdoor Plaza
*Weather Permitting, Rain Location = Andrews Banquet Room in Talbot East

9:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Roundtables // Talbot East

Three, 45-minute sessions (9:20, 10:15, 11:10) where 5-12 students engage with a mentor in a roundtable, open Q&A format covering a variety of topics. Students will register for roundtables after hearing from each mentor on Tuesday; each mentor will have a table where they host the session, and there will be no need to prepare specific materials. 

  • Dave Blanchard
  • Jon Hart
  • Jena Lee Nardella
  • Phoebe Miles
  • Allison Trowbridge
  • Nnena Ukuku
  • Evan Baehr
  • Evan Loomis
  • Paul Park
  • Bob Caldwell, Jr.
  • Kurt Keilhacker
  • Scott Kauffmann

12:00 - 1:30 PM
Lunch // Cafe Biola

12:00 - 1:30 PM
Future Founders Information Session Lunch // Cafe Biola - look for signs

2:00 - 5:30 PM
Plenary III: Startup Stories with Praxis Fellows // Crowell Auditorium

  • The Gifted Education Foundation Story: Anthony Flynn
  • The JOYN Story: Melody Murray
  • The Webconnex Story: John Russell
  • The Rey Swimwear Story: Jessica Rey
  • The Axis Story: David Eaton

Break

  • The Tegu Story: Will Haughey
  • The Will Reed Story: Paige Robinson
  • The Akola Project Story: Brittany Underwood
  • The Save The Storks Story: Joe Baker
  • The Giving Keys Story: Brit Gilmore

Nonprofit Panel

Business Panel

Social Enterprise Panel

6:00 PM     
Dinner // Communal BBQ, Sycamore Lawn, next to Metzger & Calvary Chapel

8:00 PM
Roundtable Registration Opens: pxlabs.org/reg-thu

5:45 - 7:30 PM
Future Founders & Praxis Fellow Dinner // Offsite
 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4

Morning Practices: Reading/Reflection/Prayer/Exercise
*We encourage you to take part in morning practices to start your day off right. These are on your own, as you please, but we encourage you to connect with other students to read, reflect, pray together, or take a walk or jog on the beautiful trails around campus. Be sure to be back in time to have Breakfast before the Plenary session opens.

7:30 - 8:30 AM      
Breakfast Open // Cafe Biola

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Roundtables // Talbot East

Three, 45-minute sessions (9:20, 10:15, 11:10) where 5-10 students engage with a Fellow in a roundtable, open Q&A format covering a variety of topics. Students will register for roundtables after hearing from each Fellow on Wednesday; each Fellow will have a table where they host the session, and there will be no need to prepare specific materials. 

  • Jessica Kim
  • Melody Murray
  • Jessica Rey
  • Brittany Underwood
  • Paige Robinson
  • Will Haughey
  • John Russell
  • Anthony Flynn
  • Joe Baker
  • David Eaton

12:00 - 1:30 PM
Lunch // Cafe Biola

1:15 - 2:00 PM
Future Founders & Fellow Interviews & Headshots

1:00 - 5:00 PM
Praxis Academy National Council Meeting // Talbot East 114

2:00 - 4:00 PM
Design Your Venture Workshop with Dave Blanchard // TE, P08

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Student Idea Pitch Night & Dinner // Student Union
*Guests & Visiting Faculty can either eat at Cafe Biola between 5:30-6:30pm, or there will be food to-go at the Student Union

 

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

Morning Practices: Reading/Reflection/Prayer/Exercise
*We encourage you to take part in morning practices to start your day off right. These are on your own, as you please, but we encourage you to connect with other students to read, reflect, pray together, or take a walk or jog on the beautiful trails around campus. Be sure to be back in time to have Breakfast before the Plenary session opens.

7:30 - 8:30 AM      
Breakfast Open // Cafe Biola

8:50 AM
Doors Open for Plenary // Crowell Auditorium

9:00 - 11:30 AM
Plenary IV: Closing Thoughts & Farewell // Recital Hall

  • Jon Hart: Week Recap
  • Jessica Kim: Loving Your Neighbor: A Startup Mentality
    Break
  • Promod Haque: Entrepreneurship Across All of Life
  • Skye Jethani: Reimagining How Entrepreneurs Relate to God
  • Jon Hart: Closing

11:40 AM
Group Picture

11:50 AM
Checkout 

12:15 PM
Lunch and Bus Departures for LAX