Denver Schedule 2017

Women in Tech Summit – Denver

October 7, 2017


8:45 – 9:00            Welcome

9:00 – 9:45            Opening Keynote Speaker

Kelly Hoey, Author and Investor

9:45 – 10:00          Transition Break

10:00 – 11:00        Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – TBD

Tech Trends – Why We Need Your Point of View of the coming AI Revolution

Jenn Hirsch, Global Technology Trend Scout, Ernst and Young

Workshop – Livestreaming – Don’t Get Left in the Pond

        Yvonne Totty, Senior Programmer, Alorica

11:00 – 11:20        Transition Break

11:20 – 12:20        Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – Remote working: Swings & roundabouts

       Ivana McConnell, Sr. UX/UI Designer, @customerIO

Tech Trends – Did I Do That? People Data Problems and their Ramifications

Morgana Carter, Data Scientist, Intel

Workshop – Connecting the world of APIs with JavaScript

        Meredith Hassett, Developer Evangelist, SAP

12:20 – 1:20           Lunch

1:20 – 2:20             Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – Leadership for Non-Managers

       Emily Triplett Lentz, Blog Editor & Content Strategist, Help Scout

Tech Trends – Level Up From Hardware Noob to Hardware Node?

Gabrielle Crevecoeur, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

Workshop – Building a (Virtual) Sandbox: Hands-On Workshop

       Valerie Parham-Thompson, Lead Database Consultant, Pythian

2:20 – 2:30            Transition Break

2:30 – 3:30            Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – Creatives in Technology: How Right Brain Thinkers can make a big impact in technical teams

       Amanda Conrad, Director of Product Management, true[x]

Tech Trends – Future-Proofing Your Tech Architecture: Scaling for Explosive Growth

        Sha Ma – VP of Software Engineering, SendGrid

Workshop – 5 Reasons to Make Design Thinking Part of Your Business Strategy

Kristann Orton, CEO & Founder – Inceodia, LLC

3:30 – 3:40           Transition Break

3:40 – 4:40            Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself -The New Front End Fundamentals

Whitney Williams, Front End Developer, The Home Depot

Tech Trends -Shipping Mobile at Scale – The secret behind building and growing an award winning mobile app

       Stacey Yan, Senior Manager, Mobile Delivery Lead, Capital One

Workshop -5 Reasons to Make Design Thinking Part of Your Business Strategy – Part 2

Kristann Orton, CEO & Founder – Inceodia, LLC

4:40 – 5:00           Closing Networking