The Polsky Center works closely with various student groups to help organize conferences on topics in entrepreneurship and investing.
SeedCon is an annual, student-run event designed to bring together successful entrepreneurs and seasoned venture capitalists in a panel format to share ideas and advice, foster creativity, and encourage the entrepreneurial-minded Chicago Booth student. SeedCon is cohosted by the Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital student group at Chicago Booth and the Polsky Center.
The annual Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company Private Equity Conference is a student-run conference aimed at providing high value to private equity practitioners as well as Chicago Booth students by combining knowledge from both industry and academia that would be hard to find in any other setting. The conference is cohosted by the Private Equity student group at Chicago Booth and the Polsky Center.