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Blackshires Officially Launches at the 2021 Berkshire Innovation Summit

Innovating How We Innovate

Thursday, September 23

Session 1 – 1p 

2021 Berkshire Intrapreneur Challenge Final Event

Kripalu  Shire City Herbals  Wellness Concepts  JM Spartan

The Chamberlain Group

Keynote: Steve Nielsen, CEO Dycom Industries

Reception hosted by MountainOne – 5p

Session 2 – 7p

Blackshires Welcome – John Lewis, R3SET

Keynote: Kenn Turner, CEO, Mass Life Sciences Center

Friday, September 24

Session 3 – 9a

Angela Dixon, Chief Diversity Officer, Berkshire Bank

Deborah Gallant, Executive Director, E for All Berkshires

Mary Imevbore, CEO, Waeve

Brandale Randolph, CEO, 1856 Cycling Company

Evaguel Rhysing, CEO, United Aircraft Technology

Session 4 – 1p

Keynote: Carolyn Kirk, Executive Director, MassTech Collaborative 

Session 5 – 1:30p

Panel Discussion: Inclusive Strategies for Workforce Development