Techfest Full Schedule

Day One, Thursday, August 22, 2019

Start Time 900 East Main Street
Entrepreneur Center
Lincoln Elementary School U of L Engineering Garage U of L Trager Institute Music & Dinner
7:30 am
  • Registration Opens
  • Hot Breakfast for Attendees
  • Tradeshow Opens
  • Networking
       
8:00 am TBD
“Investment Trends: What We Are Seeing in Tech”
       
9:00 am

National or International Technology Keynote

       
10:00 am

PANEL DISCUSSION, “Reframing Cybersecurity and IoT: Today’s Challenges and Answers"

Panelists:


JOSH CHOU, Security Analyst, CyberReason


STEPHEN REYNOLDS, Cybersecurity and IoT Attorney, Ice Miller


FELIX NEGRON, Founder/CEO, threatSHIELD

       
11:00 am

CYBER SECURITY TRACK PANEL

“What We Are Up Against & How We Cope: A Corporate Perspective”

Panelists:


GUI COZZI
Security Consultant, Dean, Dorton, & Ford


CLAY BOWLIN
Account Executive, Sword & Shield Enterprise Security

       
Noon Lunch on Your Own
Box Lunches Available
Food Trucks
Visit a Nearby Restaurant
Interactive Demo Techfest Conference Room
Attendance: First 20 people to arrive
       
1:00 pm

Data Analytics Panel Discussion: A Conversation on Framing Success in Data Analytics
JASON CRISMORE
Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics, Appriss
SUSAN OLSON
Chief Operating Officer, Edj Analytics

       
2:00 pm STEPHANIE HOGAN
Scrum Master, SkuVault
“123: Scrum at SkuVault: A Peek Inside the Workings of A System”
   

Special Event:   Our Aging Innovation Capital:  A Look at Key Tech

 
3:00 pm BRYAN PERDUE
Founder, Ibex Software
“Low Code That Can Work for Multiple Applications: A Deep Dive on Example Sets”
Youth Activity: Middle and High School Debates on Tech Topics, Round #1, Contest   Panel Presentation: Mini healthcare startup showcase
4:00 pm Tradeshow ends at 4:00 pm

Event Begins: Marwood-TALK’s Rad Science Skateboard Build for College-Age Students

Skateboard Event ends by 9:00 pm

Cocktail Hour for all TechFest Attendees  
5:00 pm

 

   
6:00 pm        
7:00 – 10:00 pm       Music and Dinner Event: Ticket price and location TBD
           

Day Two, Friday, August 23, 2019

Start Time 900 East Main Street
Entrepreneur Center
Lincoln Elementary School U of L Engineering Garage
8:00 am
  • Continental Breakfast for Attendees
  • Tradeshow Opens
  • Networking
   
8:30 am Your Tech Council Updates
DAWN YANKEELOV
Executive Director, TALK (Technology Association of Louisville, Kentucky)
   
9:00 am

Keynote Speaker: KONRAD KONARSKI
Senior Practice Head – Artificial Intelligence & IoT
V-Soft Labs
“Roadmapping Artificial Intelligence for the Enterprise”

   
10:00 am

DEMETRIUS GRAY
Founder
Weathercheck (Topic TBD)

   
11:00 am Main Room: “Code Jumper: Coding With and For the Blind”
LARRY SKUTCHAN, Director of Technology Product Research, American Printing House for the Blind
LESLIE FARR KNOX, Director of Marketing and Communication of American Printing House for the Blind
   
11:30-Noon

“A Midwest Model for Entrepreneurial Ecosystems ”
ALEX DAY
Co-Founder and CEO, Sheltowee Business Network

       
Noon

Keynote Speaker – MARK LONG
UF Innovate, Director of Incubation Services
“How to Build a Large-Scale Incubator/Accelerator Ecosystem: Lessons for UF Innovate”
Luncheon for All Attendees and Tradeshow People

   
1:00 pm “CyberSecurity: Tales from the Front”
GENE PRICE
2:00 pm “Finding the Formula: Using Blockchain In the Real World” sponsored by Frost, Brown & Todd
KYLE CULVER, Lead Enterprise Architect, Humana
Click here to read more on what Humana is doing.
   
3:00 pm “What’s Next: Looking at the Technical Power of Wifi 6 (aka 802.11AX)”
GREG KAMER, Principal Systems Engineer, Ruckus Networks
Youth Activity: Middle and High School Debates on Tech Topics, Round #2, Contest  
4:00 pm “How Tech Informs Water & Air Issues”
TED SMITH, Director of Center for Health Air, Water and Soil, Evirome Institute at UofL School of Medicine

Event Begins: Marwood-TALK’s Rad Science Skateboard Build for College-Age Students

Skateboard Event ends by 9:00 pm

5:00 pm Tradeshow Ends
6:00 pm    
7:00 – 9:00 pm    
       

Day 4, Saturday, August 24, 2019 Event: Marwood-TALK’s Rad Science Skateboard Build for College-Age Students / Skateboard Event