Health in Entrepreneurship Research Forum Agenda

Friday, Oct. 7, 2022

MATTER Chicago

Entrepreneurship Research Program: Research Sessions
Time Presentation Title Presenter(s)
8:30-8:45 a.m Arrival, coffee, light breakfast provided and networking
8:45-9 a.m. Welcome, introductions and research agenda Tim Michaelis, NIU
9-9:30 a.m. Physiological Approaches to Entrepreneurship Research Marcus Wolfe, OU
9:30-10 a.m. New Directions in Eudaimonic Well-being Research Ute Stephan, King's College
10-10:30 a.m. Stress and Well-being Mike Lerman, Iowa State
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-11:15 a.m. Insomnia in the Entrepreneurial Process Jintong Tang, SLU
11:15-11:45 a.m. Sleep and Entrepreneurship Jeff Gish, UCF
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Sleep and Mindfulness in Entrepreneurship Chuck Murnieks, UMKC
12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch provided

Panel Discussion: Research and Entrepreneurship Practice Focus
Time Presentation Title Presenter(s)
1:15-1:45 p.m. New Perspectives on Entrepreneur Resilience Oana Brazei, UWO
1:45-2:15 p.m. Addiction in Entrepreneurship Research April Spivack, HSE
2:15-2:30 p.m. A Prevention-Inducement Framework for Health and Well-being in Entrepreneurship Jon Carr, NC State
2:30-2:45 p.m. Healthcare Resourcefulness in Entrepreneurs Tim Michaelis, NIU
2:45-3 p.m. Break
3-4 p.m.

Investor and entrepreneur panel: 

Two entrepreneurs and three leading Chicago-area investors (angel fund manager, VC fund manager and bank financing) discuss how well-being and health influence new venture creation and growth.

4-5 p.m.

Support panel: 

Five representatives from core organizations that support entrepreneurship discuss their perspectives on how health and well-being affect the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

5 p.m. End
6-8 p.m. Social event and dinner with colleagues (TBD)

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022

Coleman Entrepreneurship Center

Entrepreneurship Research Program: Closed-door Sessions
Time Presentation Title Presenter(s)
8:30-9 a.m Arrival, coffee, light breakfast and networking, brief discussion and review of prior day events Tim Michaelis, NIU
9-9:15 a.m. Overview of the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center Maija Renko and Bruce Leech
9:15-9:45 a.m. Center overview and research program:
Founding faculty director, Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Wiljeana Glover, Babson
9:45-11 a.m.

Breakout groups, roundtable discussion:

  • Research agenda (10 minutes)
  • Data collection (10 minutes)
  • Methods resources (10 minutes)
  • Wrap-up (15 minutes)
11 a.m.-noon


  • Setting a research agenda
  • Organizing data collection resources
  • Organizing methods resources
  • Creating and opening Google docs

Discussion of next steps (AoM PDW, special issue)

Noon End
Afternoon Free time to travel home, have lunch and explore Chicago!

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