West 2018 Schedule

West Summit

2018 Schedule

September 15, 2018


8:45 AM – 9:00 AM     Registration 

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM     Welcome and Keynote (Atrium)

 Really!?! Augmented Reality Is Real?

Shelley Peterson

9:50 AM – 10:00 AM    Networking

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Breakout Sessions

Innovate yourself – The Path to a More Diverse and Competitive Technology Industry (Atrium)

Tracey Welson-Rossman

Tech Trends – UX Can Play Well with Agile Systems (Classroom 1)

Amy Gawronski Zuccaro

Workshop – Introduction to Vue.js   (3rd Floor Classroom)

Prajacta Khopkar

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM   Networking

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM    Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – No Excuses – How to Get Yourself on Stage  (Atrium)

Bobbie Carlton

Tech Trends – Why the ad-based business model is failing women and how they’re fighting back  (Classroom 1)

Sarah Lacy

Workshop – Maybe You Don’t Need an API – An Intro to Data Scraping  (3rd Floor Classroom) 

Emma Follender

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM  Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM   Breakout Sessions

Tech Trends – When you actually “break the internet” – Launching the first live TV streaming service (Atrium)

Christine Weber

Innovate Yourself – Offices are Over: How and Why to Work Remotely in the Digital Age (Classroom 1) 

Laura Janusek

Tech Trends – Mobile Magic: Trends and Strategies for Mobile Video  (3rd Floor Classroom) 

Elizabeth Giorgi

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM   Networking

2:15 PM – 3:15 PM    Breakout Sessions

Innovate Yourself – Responsibilities vs. Accomplishments (Atrium) 

Liz Caffery

Marnie Pflueger

Natalie Makowka

Debra Turner-Kelly 

Tech Trends – Machine Learning: Neural Networks Demystified (Classroom 1) 

Malgorzata Schwab

Workshop – Letters from an Front End Developer to the Back End (this is how I want my JSON!) (3rd Floor Classroom) 

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM    Breakout Session

Innovate Yourself –Become a NegotiatHer: Learn Secrets to Make More $ in Your Tech Career (Atrium) 

Lauren Hasson