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July 10, 2019

ISTR Day 1: Innovation Perspectives

Perspective, new points of view, and frameworks I’ve never encountered are some of the more exciting things about conferences for me. Today was no exception to that. Every paper panel was full of interesting approaches to research and bringing new perspective to what might seem, to some, well explored territory. Toby Egan presented a paper […]


July 12, 2018

ISTR Day 3: How Past is Prelude

Today was a mash-up of topics. However, at least one paper in each session I attended ended up touching on how the past, sometimes irrationally, sometimes inaccurately, informs our present decisions and impacts our future outcomes. Anyone who knew me in grad school knew that I was obsessed with the concept of perpetuity, dead hand, […]


July 11, 2018

ISTR Day 2: Connecting Ideas

Today I was drawn to sessions that were more theoretical or adjacent to my own areas of interest and practice. The first session was a panel discussion on the creation of markets for public goods, or the marketization of the nonprofit sector. There were a lot of really great questions about what is a market […]

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July 6, 2018

Countdown to ISTR

I leave in 48 hours and the to-do list to prep and pack isn’t getting any smaller! However, I’m so excited for this opportunity to speak and learn from my peers at ISTR in Amsterdam that I can barely sit still! (The deadlines imposed by international travel may just be the key to consistent motivation […]

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March 27, 2018

All Aboard for Amsterdam!

It’s been a busy few months and I’m back on the blog with some very exciting news! My forthcoming paper, Governance Teams, Fiduciary Duty, and Intellectual Property Management, has been accepted for presentation at ISTR‘s 2018 Conference in Amsterdam. It’s an honor, as a practitioner, to present alongside so many researchers and thought leaders that […]

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