Day One, Thursday, August 22, 2019

Start Time Entrepreneur Center
900 East Main Street
TRADE SHOW – AKASHA BREWING
909 EAST MARKET STREET
Lincoln Elementary School
930 E Main Street
Louisville, KY 40206
U of L Engineering Garage
1960 Arthur Street
Louisville, KY 40208
iHub Coworking Space
204 S Floyd Street
Louisville, KY 40202
8:00 am
  • Registration Opens
  • Hot Breakfast for Attendees
  • Networking
     
9:00 am KEYNOTE SPEAKER: WILLIAM D. GREEN, Wealth Advisor, Oxinas Partners Wealth Management
“Investment Trends: What We Are Seeing in Tech”
Tradeshow Setup at Akasha Brewery (opens 10 am)
     
10:00 am

TRADESHOW OPENS at AKASHA BREWERY


“Re-framing Cybersecurity and Technology: Today’s Challenges and Answers"

STEPHEN REYNOLDS, Cybersecurity and IoT Attorney, Ice Miller
NICK MERKER, Partner, Ice Miller
     
10:30 am “A Midwest Model for Entrepreneurial Ecosystems"

ALEX DAY, Founder and CEO, Sheltowee Business Network
     
11:00 am

CYBER SECURITY TRACK PANEL

“What We Are Up Against & How We Cope: A Corporate Perspective”
Moderator: SHERI DONAHUE, Past National President, Infragard

 

Panelists:


GUI COZZI , Security Consultant, Dean, Dorton Technology


PETE DEDES, Forensic Examiner Consultant, Avertium

     
Noon Lunch on Your Own
Visit Nearby Restaurants
Interactive: Code Jumper Demo
TechFest Conference Room
Attendance: First 20 people to arrive
DAVE WILKINSON, American Printing House for the Blind
MICHELLE CUNDIFF, American Printing House for the Blind
     
1:00 pm Data Analytics Panel Discussion: A Conversation on Framing Success in Data Analytics
Panel Moderator: MONICA JONES, Agile Team and QA Engineer, Get Beyond
JASON CRISMORE, Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics, Appriss
SUSAN OLSON, Chief Operating Officer, Edj Analytics
[This event will be Streaming Live on our Facebook page – click here to watch. Courtesy of William Mansfield, a former TALK Board Member]
     
2:00 pm “What’s Next: Looking at the Technical Power of WIFI 6 (aka 802.11AX)”
GREG KAMER, Principal Systems Engineer, Ruckus Networks
[This event will be Streaming Live on our Facebook page – click here to watch. Courtesy of William Mansfield, a former TALK Board Member]
    Special Event:   Our Aging Innovation Capital:  A Look at Key New Tech
Moderator:
DAWN YANKEELOV
, Owner, Aspectx
Sponsor: AVERTIUM (formerly Sword & Shield)
Panelists:
SHERI ROSE, CEO, Thrive Center
JAKE MILLER, Co-Founder, Toggle Health
GENE GILCHRIST, CEO, Stay Clean
JOSH LAU, CEO, Nymbl Systems
3:00 pm BRYAN PERDUE, Founder & CEO, Autymate
“Low Code That Can Work for Multiple Applications: A Deep Dive on Example Sets”
LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL – Youth Activity
TechFest Debate: Middle and High School “Technology Privacy? That’s Debatable”
Sponsored by The League Pro.
Click here for details.
  Panel Presentation continues until 3:30
4:00 pm Tradeshow ends at 4:00 pm

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

Skateboard Event ends by 9:00 pm

 

Click here for details.

Cocktail Hour for all TechFest Attendees
5:00 pm

 

 
6:00 pm        

Day Two, Friday, August 23, 2019

Start Time Entrepreneur Center
900 East Main Street
TRADE SHOW – AKASHA BREWING
909 EAST MARKET STREET
Lincoln Elementary School
930 E Main Street
Louisville, KY 40206
U of L Engineering Garage
1960 Arthur Street
Louisville, KY 40208
8:00 am
  • Continental Breakfast for Attendees
  • 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”
[This event will be Streaming Live on our Facebook page – click here to watch. Courtesy of William Mansfield, a former TALK Board Member]


Tradeshow Setup at Akasha Brewery
   
10:00 am

TRADESHOW OPENS at AKASHA BREWERY


“Case Study: Weathercheck Using Big Data”
JERMAINE WATKINS, Co-Founder, Weathercheck


[This event will be Streaming Live on our Facebook page – click here to watch. Courtesy of William Mansfield, a former TALK Board Member]

   
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
[This event will be Streaming Live on our Facebook page – click here to watch. Courtesy of William Mansfield, a former TALK Board Member]
   
11:30-Noon

Buffet Line and Networking

   
Noon

Keynote Speaker – MARK LONG
UF Innovate, Director of Incubation Services
“How to Build a Large-Scale Incubator/Accelerator Ecosystem: Lessons from UF Innovate”
[This event will be Streaming Live on our Facebook page – click here to watch. Courtesy of William Mansfield, a former TALK Board Member]


Luncheon for All Attendees and Tradeshow People

   
1:00 pm “CyberSecurity: Tales from the Front”
THOMAS WHEELER, Member of Frost Brown Todd and Principal in the Government Services and Appellate Practice Groups
 
2:00 pm Panel Discussion: “Using Blockchain In Health Care” sponsored by Frost Brown Todd LLC
Panel Moderator: ALAN MACDONALD, Attorney, Frost, Brown & Todd
KYLE CULVER, Lead Enterprise Architect, Humana
KAT KUZMESKAS, CEO and Co-Founder, Simplyvital Health
   
3:00 pm “How Tech Informs Water & Air Issues”
TED SMITH, Director of Center for Health Air, Water and Soil, Envirome Institute at UofL School of Medicine
Youth Activity – TechFest Debate: Middle and High School “Technology Privacy? That’s Debatable”
Sponsored by The League Pro.
Click here for details.
 
4:00 pm Our speaker has been CANCELLED Due to Scheduling Conflict


TechFest Ends. Safe Travels Everyone!
Tradeshow ends

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

Skateboard Event ends by 9:00 pm

 

Click here for details.

6:00 pm  
7:00 – 9:00 pm    
       

Day 3, Saturday, August 24, 2019 Event: Marwood-TALK’s Rad Science Skateboard Build for College-Age Students / Skateboard Event