May 19, 2016
CET and Polsinelli are excited to team up with The Venture Café for the next event in our ADVANCE ST. LOUIS series, featuring in-depth, comprehensive sessions on topics vital for entrepreneurs competing in highly aggressive technology, bioscience and advanced manufacturing industries.


Innovation and Immigration | Recruiting and Retaining Foreign Talent

Foreign-born students and entrepreneurs are key participants in the success of the St. Louis start-up community. Please join us as we address, from a variety of perspectives, ways to keep these vital members in our community and the recent OPT extension to 24 months for STEM graduates.
  • Doreen D. Dodson - Moderator, Senior Partner | Polsinelli
  • Betsy Cohen, Executive Director, Regional Immigration & Innovation Initiative | The St. Louis Mosaic Project 
  • Amit Kothari, CEO | Tallyfy, Inc 
  • Luis F. Campedelli, Executive Vice President Human Resources, Operations and Technology | MasterCard

May 19, 2016 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Venture Cafe | 4240 Duncan Ave | 2nd floor - Havana Room | St. Louis, MO 63110

Kindly RSVP by May 12, 2016. There is NO CHARGE to attend this event.

For questions regarding this event, contact Christy Maxfield at 314.615.6902 or