Denver Schedule 2017

Women in Tech Summit – Denver

October 7, 2017


8:45 – 9:00            Welcome  (Room 100BC)

9:00 – 10:00          Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – Staying a Woman in Tech (Room 100BC)

        Marnie Pflueger, Sr. Director, VIPER Service Delivery, Comcast

        Natalie Makowka, Executive Director, Application Development, Comcast 

        Debra Turner-Kelly, Business Solutions Manager, AT&T

Tech Trends – Why We Need Your Point of View of the coming AI Revolution  (Room 100A)

Jenn Hirsch, Global Technology Trend Scout, Ernst and Young

Workshop – Livestreaming – Don’t Get Left in the Pond (Room 200B)

        Yvonne Totty, Senior Programmer, Alorica

10:00 – 10:10        Transition Break

10:00 – 11:00      Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – Remote working: Swings & roundabouts (Room 100BC)

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

Tech Trends – Did I Do That? People Data Problems and their Ramifications (Room 100A)

Morgana Carter, Data Scientist, Intel

Workshop – Connecting the world of APIs with JavaScript (Room 200B)

        Meredith Hassett, Developer Evangelist, SAP

11:00 – 11:20        NETWORKING BREAK

11:20 – 12:20      Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – Leadership for Non-Managers (Room 100BC)

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

Tech Trends – Change or Be Changed: New Learning for New IT Talent Transformation (Room 100A)

       Miranda Mason – Technology Managing Director, Accenture

Workshop – Building a (Virtual) Sandbox: Hands-On Workshop  (Room 200B)

       Valerie Parham-Thompson, Lead Database Consultant, Pythian

12:20 – 1:20           Lunch

1:20 – 2:20

Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – Creatives in Technology: How Right Brain Thinkers can make a big impact in technical teams  (Room 100BC)

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

Tech Trends – Future-Proofing Your Tech Architecture: Scaling for Explosive Growth  (Room 100A)

        Sha Ma – VP of Software Engineering, SendGrid

Workshop – Introduction to Design Thinking  (Room 200B)

Kristann Orton, CEO & Founder – Inceodia, LLC

2:20 – 2:30            Transition Break

2:30 – 3:30          Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself -The New Front End Fundamentals (Room 100A)

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 (Room 100BC)

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

Workshop – Applied Design Thinking – Job-To-Be-Done and Journey Mapping  (Room 200B)

Kristann Orton, CEO & Founder – Inceodia, LLC

3:30 – 3:40           Transition Break

3:40 – 4:30            KEYNOTE:  Build Your Dream Network – a

Fireside Chat with Kelly Hoey and Danielle Shoots    (Room 100BC)

4:30 – 5:00           Closing Networking