Raleigh Durham 2017 Schedule

Women in Tech Summit – Raleigh Durham

November 11, 2017


8:45 – 9:00            Welcome

9:00 – 9:45           Keynote – Build Your Dream Network – a Fireside Chat with Kelly Hoey

9:45 – 10:00        Transition Break

10:00 – 11:00      Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself -Developing Software is a Team Sport

Andrea Goulet, Co-Founder & CEO, Corgibytes

Tech Trends – The Evolution of Computing Infrastructure

         Julie BurkettPrincipal Engineer, Solutions Engineering,           MetLife

Workshop – TBA

11:00- 11:15        Transition Break

11:15 – 12:15        Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself -Outside the Screen: Multimodal UX

Meghan Macera, Product Designer, WillowTree, Inc.

Tech Trends -Building Successful Teams Through Internal Mentoring and Training – A Spoonflower Case Study

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

Valerie Parham-Thompson, Lead Database Consultant, Pythian

12:15 – 1:15      LUNCH

1:15 – 2:15        Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself -Using Design Thinking to Improve Solution Outcomes

Kenya Oduor, Managing Partner, Lean Geeks

Workshop -Introduction to Functional Programming

Emily Seibert, Software Engineer

2:15 – 2:30        Transition Break

2:30 – 3:30        Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself -Mind the Gap – The Funding Gap That Is (RTP panel)

Concetta Rand, Chief Revenue Officer, iFundWomen

Tech Trends -The Path to Smart Cities and the IoT Roadmap

Adelaide Braddock, CEO at BuLogics, Inc. & StratIS IoT

Workshop – UX, UXD, UED, and Other Confusing Acronyms

Lexi Namer, UI Design Instructor, The Iron Yard

3:45 – 4:00            Transition Break

4:00 – 5:00            Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – DevOps: What’s all the hype about?

Tia White, Sr. Technology Manager, Capital One

Tech Trends -The Bots are on the Rise and How You Can Make Them Soar

LaBrina Loving, Cloud Solution Architect for State and Local Government, Microsoft

Workshop -Intro to React.JS

Radharani De, Developer, The Washington Post

5:00 – 5:30          Networking