• Techfest
  • 2019-08-22   7 am to 9pm
  • The Entrepreneurship Center

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Dress Code: Business Casual. No jeans. No shorts.

Techfest

What is TechFest? TechFest is a biannual summit designed to bring together technology professionals for learning and networking. Attendees will…

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TALK

Our mission: Workforce and economic development Goal: To create opportunities for job growth, job training, STEAM curriculum, plus public policy…

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Skateboard Build

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Event Schedule

  • Techfest Full Schedule

    • Day 1:  Aug. 22, 2019
    • 7:30 AM—Registration Opens/Hot Breakfast for Attendees Available/Tradeshow Opens/Networking
    • 8 AM –- Opening Remarks—Local Speaker on Key Topic of Interest
    • 9 AM—National or International Technology Keynote
    • 10 AM—Cybersecurity Track, Speaker or Panel TBD
    • 11 AM—Cybersecurity Track, Speaker
    • Noon—Lunch on Your Own, Box Lunches Available, Food Trucks, Visit a Nearby Restaurant (Naïve, Hi-Lo Doughnuts)
    • 1 PM—Iot Track, Speaker TBD
    • 2 PM—Healthcare IT Track, Speaker TBD
    • 3 PM— AI Track, Speaker or Panel, TBD
    • 4 PM—AI Track, Speaker
    • 3 PM to 5 PM—Youth Activity:  Middle and High School Debates on Tech Topics, Round #1, Contest
    • 6:30 PM to 10 PM—Tech & Music Dinner Event/Cocktails/Networking then Sit-Down for Dinner & “Ample Angst” Band
    • Day 2:  Aug. 23, 2019
    • 8 AM—Continental Breakfast for All/Tradeshow Opens
    • 8:30 AM—Your Tech Council Updates; Dawn Yankeelov, Executive Director, TALK (Technology Assoc. of Louisville, KY)
    • 9 AM—Keynote #2
    • 10 AM—Healthcare IT Track, Speaker TBD
    • 11 AM—Blockchain Track, Speaker TBD
    • Noon—Special Guest and Dignitaries—Luncheon for All Attendees and Tradeshow People
    • 2 PM —Blockchain Panel
    • 3 PM—IOT Speaker
    • 4 PM—What’s Next:  Tech Trends Endnote & Audience Discussion
    • 3 PM to 5 PM:  Youth Activity:  Middle and High School Debates on Tech Topics, Round #2, Contest Conclusion

    Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 24-25, 2019

    • Marwood-TALK’s Rad Science Skateboard Build for College-Age Students, University of Louisville Garage
    • 9 AM to 1 PM, Saturday & 1PM to 5 PM, Sunday