Canada's Largest Entrepreneurship Event: UW Expo

Students at the University of Waterloo are organizing Canada's largest entrepreneurship event: UW Expo. As a part of Communitech's Entrepreneurship week and the University of Waterloo Homecoming 2006, the Impact student organization is presenting a one-day exhibition that expects to attract thousands of students from the campus community.

The UW Expo will consist of a full day of speakers, workshops and panel discussions, as well as an exhibition featuring innovative student initiatives and a corporate recruiting fair. Throughout the day, five keynote speakers will address topics ranging from corporate success to social entrepreneurship.

James Dean, a Globe and Mail "Top 40 Under 40" award recipient and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of hydrogen fuel cell company DPoint Technologies Inc., will be speaking about alternative fuel sources. Dean is a former President of Greenlight Power Technologies, which became the world's largest fuel cell test station company. Co-Founders and co-CEOs of Engineers Without Borders Canada - George Roter and Parker Mitchell - will also be keynote speakers at this years UW Expo. The pair have been recognized by Time Magazine as one of the country's top social leaders of the future.

By hosting the exposition, Impact hopes to display UW's innovative students and technology. The University of Waterloo has been consistently recognized as Canada's most entrepreneurial campus, and this event will attract the best and brightest from UW.

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