Three Northeastern Professors Hosting Panel Discussionduring Entrepreneurs’ Organization 2008EO University in Boston

Revolutionary Ideas Conference held from July 23-27, 2008

What: The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a global network of more than 7,000 business owners, is hosting the annual 2008 EO University in Boston. EO was founded to promote growth and learning among entrepreneurs by working together. More than 200 international participants are expected to take part in the event.

During the conference, Northeastern University will be hosting an off-site learning experience for the 2008 EO University participants about the opportunities for business in various areas of technology.

In 2004, Northeastern created the first free-standing School of Technological Entrepreneurship in the country and has been a leader in creating business opportunities within the field of technology.

Who: Three professors from Northeastern will be on hand to discuss business opportunities within three different areas of emerging technology, including:

  • Nanotechnology – presented by Ahmed Busnaina, Ph.D. – Director, Northeastern’s Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing
  • Creative Industries – presented by Anthony Di Ritis, M.M., M.B.A., Ph.D.– Director of Northeastern’s Multimedia Studies Program and Chair for the Department of Music
  • Global Product Development – Tucker Marion, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Northeastern’s School of Technological Entrepreneurship

When: Thursday, July 24, 2008, 2-4 p.m.

Where: Northeastern University Alumni Center, 716 Columbus Avenue, 6th Floor

Event Details: For more information about this panel discussion, please contact Jenny Eriksen at (617) 373-2802 or via email at For more information about EO University Boston 2008, please visit

About Northeastern

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. The university’s distinctive cooperative education program, where students alternate semesters of full-time study with semesters of paid work in fields relevant to their professional interests and major, is one of the largest and most innovative in the world. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in six undergraduate colleges, eight graduate schools, and two part-time divisions. For more information, please visit