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Monday, October 31
 

8:30am

Monster Coding Jam
Capital One and NAF are teaming up to provide a one-day introduction to expose high school students to software engineering principles and practices. Students will have an opportunity to get hands on experience learning software development, problem solving, and will even develop their own app! This monstrous event will capture the minds of high school students towards future technology fields while landing the official World Record for the largest coding class. 

Sign up here to volunteer specifically for this event:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/35X77BY

Monday October 31, 2016 8:30am - 2:00pm
6500 Venue 6500 Cedar Springs, STE 200, Dallas, TX

6:00pm

Official Kick-Off "Halloween Block Party" by Tech in Motion: Behind the Scenes with Immersive Reality

Get ready for a good-old-fashioned block party-esque night with Deep Ellum Brewing and a huge VR-focused drinks & demos event in Dallas, featuring amazing local and national companies like Samsung and the VR company working with the Cowboys, who have that have been making waves across the world with their groundbreaking technologies and creations.

Not only that, we are bringing the film & entertainment industry into the mix, with screenings from innovators combining the virtual with the film industry.

This open format event provides opportunities to connect with up to ten of these companies, their founders, and their technical masterminds, with a lightning round of pitches to break the evening up and let you know why you can't miss meeting each and every one.

6:00: Networking with snacks and bites; Screenings kick off

6:45: Lightning Round Introduction of Demo Companies

7:00: Back to demos, networking and drinks

8:00 Tech costume contest - prizes to follow!

 

 


Monday October 31, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Deep Ellum Brewing Company 2823 St Louis St, Dallas, TX 75226
 
Tuesday, November 1
 

10:00am

Capital One Garage Innovation Day
See parking map in below photo!

10:00am - 11:00am: 
Building a Thriving Tech Ecosystem
Silicon Valley has long been known as the center of technology innovation, but recently new cities, including Dallas, have emerged as trendsetters with their own unique cultures. This panel will discuss how these new hubs are differentiating themselves from the old, fostering innovation, attracting top talent, and building homegrown talent. 

11:00am - 11:30am: Tour of the Capital One Garage
No industry is as ripe for disruption as banking and how people interact with their money; at Capital One, we are re-imagining the way people buy cars and homes. Come check out our digital innovation space - the Garage - where we are designing products that change people’s lives. 

11:30am - 12:00pm: Designing a Great Auto Purchasing Experience
The auto purchasing experience is evolving; come learn what’s new in the auto industry, what kind of challenges the industry faces, how to develop with modern technology in mind, and how can we create an awesome experience for customers?

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Break

1:00pm - 2:00pm: Tour of the Capital One Garage
No industry is as ripe for disruption as banking and how people interact with their money; at Capital One, we are re-imagining the way people buy cars and homes. Come check out our digital innovation space - the Garage - where we are designing products that change people’s lives. 

2:00pm - 3:00pm: Developing with Modern Technologies at Capital One
Few spaces are as ripe for technology-led disruption as how people relate to their money. Banking is inherently a digital product and digital will transform banking over time. Come hear how we are empowering our teams with cutting-edge technologies and methodologies to create intuitive products and tools that make it easier for our customers to manage their money.

3:00pm - 3:30pm: Break

3:30pm - 5:30pm: Data Science Discussion with Tech Titans
Tech Titans, The Technology Association for North Texas, in cooperation with Capital One will conduct a data science reverse pitch event on Tuesday, November 1st, during Dallas Techweek.  The event will feature a keynote address by Romelia Flores, IBM Distinguished Engineer and Master Inventor at IBM Global Solution Center speaking on IBM’s data science initiatives including Watson cognitive technology.  Following Ms. Flores’ remarks, a distinguished panel of data science experts will discuss their organization’s initiatives in big-data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence.  Moderator Dave Copps, CEO and Founder of Brainspace will pose questions to panelists Akhil Uniyal, Global Head-Digital Transformation at Dell, Frank Sepulveda, data scientist at Pioneer Natural Resources, David Whiting , Head of Data Science Analysis-Financial Services at Capital One and Kevin Hunt, Director of Biopharmaceutical Product Development and Head of Translational Science at UT Southwester about their big data initiatives, what kind of challenges are they facing, trends they are seeing in the industry, and how the DFW innovation ecosystem can work together to tackle these problems. A networking reception will follow the panel discussion.  

5:30pm - 6:30pm: Happy Hour 


Tuesday November 1, 2016 10:00am - 6:30pm
The Garage at Capital One 8000 Dominion Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024

11:00am

AT&T Foundry Tour
Limited Capacity full

Enter through the East lobby (closest to Independence - facing Plano Parkway). Parking is free.

The Plano Foundry is one of six worldwide locations. The Foundries provide collaborative environments for the development of new technologies and products at a rapid pace. 

Tuesday November 1, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
AT&T Foundry 2900 W Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75075

12:30pm

The Nokia Executive Experience
Limited Capacity full

12:30pm – 1:30 pm The Nokia Executive Experience Center, located in Plano, TX is a unique and world-class demonstration center developed to showcase our end-to-end solutions and products. Using a live and integrated network, we are able to showcase Nokia product features and applications in a very dynamic way.

As networks evolve, the Internet Of Things becomes the buzz word du jour, but Nokia takes the entire goal of IOT one step further. Our vision is to re-imagine how technology blends into our lives. Through our partnership with the ngConnect program, we interface with entrepreneurs and the ngConnect ecosystem of innovative companies to collaborate on solution concepts, business models and market trials.

The ngConnect program has built an ecosystem that enables member companies to develop new products and services faster, and with a higher profile to customers. Join Jason Collins, Teri Gibbs, and Khamis Abulgubein for an overview of the program and our approach to innovation.

1:30pm – 1:50pm Coffee Break

1:50pm – 2:30pm Walking Tour of the center highlighting Nokia core competencies and a detailed tour and discussion in the ngConnect area. Areas of focus include business model concepts, market trials, and innovation in areas such as IoT, smart cities, and connected medicine. Includes a brief stop in the Innovation Lab, which is used for innovation discussions, strategy sessions and ideation sessions.


Speakers
avatar for Khamis Abulgubein

Khamis Abulgubein

Director, Enterprise IoT Market Development, Nokia
Khamis Abulgubein leads our Enterprise IoT team. His team focuses on creating service concepts & executing market trials for large enterprises; usually out of the large enterprise IoT lab in Texas. He and his team have expertise in IoT & mobile connectivity, device management, data analytics & visualization, sensor collection, network virtualization, software-defined networking, edge & cloud computing, enterprise... Read More →
avatar for Terri Gibbs

Terri Gibbs

Global Marketing and Operations, Nokia
Her career in telecommunications includes over 16 years in senior executive positions, including Vice President – Strategy and Business Development for GTE Telephone Operations (prior to the Verizon merger) and Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing for Masergy Communications, where she led the sales, marketing and product management organizations. Prior to Masergy Communications, she was the Chief Operating Officer for Allied... Read More →


Tuesday November 1, 2016 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Nokia Executive Experience Center 660 Data Drive Plano, TX 75075

5:30pm

Women Product Makers Empowered by Capital One & Intuit
Limited Capacity full

You must RSVP at the link below for this event:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-product-makers-tickets-27955428439

Want to be part of a vibrant community of Women Product Makers?

Do you agree that diversity of thought = better products?

Want to hear from succesful product makers sharing best practices around delivering & scaling customer benefits in our products?

Join us for #WomenProductMakers at Intuit's corporate office in Plano!

Agenda:
5:30 - 5:50pm - WPM Networking
5:50 - 6:00pm - Kick off/ Introdcution
6:00 - 6:20pm - Keynote on Customer Benefit
6:20 - 6:40pm - Audience Exercise
6:40 - 7:00pm - Panel Discussion
7:00 - 7:30pm - Q&A for Panel Networking 

Tuesday November 1, 2016 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Intuit, Inc. 5601 Headquarters Drive Plano, TX 75024
 
Wednesday, November 2
 

7:00am

Startup Yoga
Get your morning flowing with a dynamic yoga class led by GRIT Fitness—we’ll host a local DJ spinning the latest tunes throughout the event followed by an energizing dance party to wrap up the session.

Wednesday November 2, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

9:00am

1 Million Cups @ the DEC
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC) is a coworking space and 501c3 non-profit created to help entrepreneurs start, build, and grow companies through education, mentorship, and community

About 1 Million Cups: 

1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. 

Every Wednesday morning, one or two early-stage startups present their companies to a diverse audience of their peers, mentors, educators, and advisors. Each founder presents for six minutes, followed by a 20-minute question-and-answer session with the audience. The Dallas Chapter of 1 Million Cups is operated by The Dallas Entrepreneur Center. 


Featured companies include:

KnKt'd Behavioral Health


KnKt’d is a complete rethinking of the behavioral health system, saving time, money and lives. The platform is a progressively triggered platform (app/database/website) that helps consumers and providers work collaboratively towards a places of be...

MediBookr

MediBookr is an online marketplace for medical imaging (MRI, CT scans, etc.) where patients can view transparent information on the price, quality, and location of nearby imaging centers, request and compare quotes to book with the right center. ...

Productable.Us

You have the vision. We help you get there. After working on hundreds of products across industries and and across the world, we've hacked the methods needed to grow a profitable product (or service) business. 

www.1millioncups.com/dallas  Twitter: @1MillionCupsDAL and @theDECtx 

Wednesday November 2, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
Dallas Entrepreneur Center 311 N Market St #200, Dallas, TX 75202

10:00am

Futures Exploration
As part of the Future Edge DFW initiative, Capital One is partnering with the Institute for the Future to conduct a panel that will discuss emerging tech shaping the next decade. This includes technology related to artificial intelligence, virtual reality/augmented reality/mixed reality, smart machines (cars, devices), block chain, etc., and what this technology means for the future of DFW.



Moderators
MA

Mario Armstrong

Digital Lifestyle Expert, Entrepreneur, and On-Air Contributor, Host of the Never Settle Show
RM

Rachel Maguire

Research Director, Institute for the Future

Speakers
avatar for Scott Harper

Scott Harper

Co-Founder and CEO, Dialexa
Scott is a seasoned entrepreneur with a passion for ideas that can change the world. He co-founded Dialexa with Mark Haidar in October 2010 with a shared vision to create a company that could bring engineering, design, and purpose together to build world-class technology products. Fast forward six years and in June this year EY recognized Dialexa's Scott Harper (CEO) and Mark Haidar (Chairman) with the Emerging Technology Entrepreneurs of the... Read More →
LJ

Leandre Johns

General Manager, Uber
JO

John Olajide

President and CEO, Axxess
AP

Adrian Pendall

Sr. Director, Technology, Capital One
Adrian is a Senior Director of Technology at Capital One. He is currently responsible for WWW presence for Capital One Auto Finance. Adrian’s Banking Technology support includes over 10 years supporting Auto, Mortgage, Retail and Investment Banking, and he has over 6 years of experience in Telecom/Wireless technology. Prior to joining Capital One, Adrian was an IT Director at JPMorgan Chase.
DT

Dave Tsai

Director of Technology & Development, Toyota Connected


Wednesday November 2, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

10:00am

The DEC Co-Working Basecamp
Techweek attendees are encouraged to work out of our official co-working basecamp of the day, The DEC! 

Free coffee and some amazing treats provided!

Wednesday November 2, 2016 10:00am - 6:00pm
Dallas Entrepreneur Center 311 N Market St #200, Dallas, TX 75202

12:00pm

Choosing the Right Technology Stack For Your Business
Businesses are always wondering which technologies they should use when building out their web presence. In this panel discussion, we'll be fielding questions around choosing technologies, pros and cons of specific technologies, and coming up with criteria for helping you make the right decision for your business. 

Moderator:

Caitlin Studley Campus Director at The Iron Yard

Panelists:

Eric Sowell Front End Instructor at The Iron Yard

Tony Childs, Technical Lead at Google

Jonathan Curran Software Consultant

Neil Duffy VP Product at ServiceLine Technology 

Wednesday November 2, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm
NEX 2914 Taylor St. Dallas, TX 75226

1:00pm

Nex Hardware Showcase
Wednesday November 2, 2016 1:00pm - 4:30pm
NEX 2914 Taylor St. Dallas, TX 75226

3:30pm

Tech Brewery Tour @ Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Wednesday November 2, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Deep Ellum Brewing Company 2823 St Louis St, Dallas, TX 75226

4:30pm

IOT Communications Panel

We now live in the age of connectivity--devices are all being synced and utilize multiple communication mediums. NEX has put together a panel of IoT engineers for a discussion on today's various IoT radios and connection methods, as well as what's in store for the future of IoT and connected devices.

Moderator:

Dennis Dayman - Return Path 


Panel Members:

Steve Ball - MultiTech, Senior Director Product Management:

Will Yapp - Senet, VP Business Development:

Ken Lowe - Quantum IoT


Wednesday November 2, 2016 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Deep Ellum Brewing Company 2823 St Louis St, Dallas, TX 75226

5:00pm

7:00pm

SURROUND SOUND: A MUSIC TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE presented by Digital Dallas
An unmissable and completely original immersive music experience. Come see, touch, taste and even smell music. Open your mind to the reality that music can be more than just sounds from a stage or a song in your ears. Incorporating the best in interactive and experiential technology, and marrying it with the ingenuity of creative and forward-thinking artists, ISHI and FOCUS3D, this event will transform The Bomb Factory into an unforgettable and fully immersive theatrical experience for one night only.

Wednesday November 2, 2016 7:00pm - 11:00pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226
 
Thursday, November 3
 

9:00am

Welcome to Techweek Dallas Speaker Summit with Matt Alexander, President and CEO of Q Fifty One
Kickoff the Techweek Dallas Speaker Summit with Matt Alexander, President and CEO of Texas-based Q Fifty One, a rapidly growing Texas-based menswear retailer.

Note - Matt Alexander is replacing Amber Venz Box of Reward Style and LiketoKnow.it due to a medical emergency. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Speakers
avatar for Matt Alexander

Matt Alexander

President, Q Fifty One
Matt is the President and CEO of Q Fifty One Digital. He was previously the founder of Edition Collective (Imprint/Need/Foremost), which was acquired by Q Fifty One. He is also an advisor to a number of startups, incubators, and accelerators, as well as the host of a popular podcast, Bonanza, on Relay FM.


Thursday November 3, 2016 9:00am - 9:45am
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

9:30am

Entrepreneur Expo
Thursday November 3, 2016 9:30am - 2:30pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

9:30am

Public Launch Demos
Come be the judge of over 20 of DFW's rising startups. They will be showcasing their work on the mezzanine at the Bomb Factory. Each startup will be pitching to attendees and mystery judges walking among the crowd.

Your vote counts - a crowd favorite will be announced during the Launch Finals!

VOTE:

http://techweek.com/dallas/vote/ 

Thursday November 3, 2016 9:30am - 2:30pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

9:50am

Mursion: Using Virtual Reality to Prepare Teachers and other Professionals in High-Stakes Careers
Mursion is the virtual reality environment where professionals practice and master the complex interpersonal skills necessary to be effective in high-stress professions. Used by a wide range of innovative organizations in healthcare, education, hospitality, finance, and other corporate sectors, Mursion delivers customized virtual reality simulations that recreate the most demanding interpersonal challenges that professionals confront on the job every day.

Speakers
avatar for Carrie Straub

Carrie Straub

Executive Director, Educational Programs and Research, Mursion
As Executive Director of Education Programs for Mursion, Dr. Carrie Straub is responsible for leading the design and implementation of immersive learning among Mursion’s 80+ partners. Dr. Straub provides guidance and consultation to educators about how to best leverage virtual reality simulation to elevate soft skills for high-stakes professions


Thursday November 3, 2016 9:50am - 10:35am
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

10:40am

"I Don't See a Clear Path to a Billion Dollars"
Fables and follies from sock land.

Speakers
avatar for Bryan DeLuca

Bryan DeLuca

Co-Founder and CEO, Foot Cardigan
Bryan is the face of and brains behind Foot Cardigan, the best sock subscription company in the universe. And aside from being the best, it actually is the biggest — with more than 40,000 subscribers in 70 countries worldwide. Prior to Foot Cardigan, Bryan spent time in the agency world, where he focused on all things digital marketing, SEO, and conversion optimization. He studied music business at Belmont University... Read More →


Thursday November 3, 2016 10:40am - 11:25am
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

11:30am

Skills Hacking: Alternative Pathways to a Tech Career
Speakers
KB

Kelem Butts

Charitable Operations at AT&T, AT&T
avatar for Billy Lane

Billy Lane

Managing Director, Per Scholas
In 1997 I seized the opportunity to make a radical change in my career. During the previous three years, I spent hours in an office in front of a computer screen writing and debugging code as a self-taught computer programmer. I loved it. It fed the analytical thinker and logical problem solver within me. | | At the same time, I was also a lay preacher in the church where I grew up. Although as a child, the notion of preaching repulsed me, as... Read More →


Thursday November 3, 2016 11:30am - 12:10pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

12:15pm

Secrets of Building the World's First Un-Airline: Technology, Courage and (lots of) Bourbon
In only its first year of operation, RISE flew over 20,000 people...and it did it without owning a single plane or employing a single pilot. Come hear how RISE Founder and CEO Nick Kennedy is leveraging technology to disrupt aviation and create a new category of air travel while giving thousands of hours back to time-strapped professionals. 

Speakers
avatar for Nick Kennedy

Nick Kennedy

Founder and CEO, RISE
Nick Kennedy is the Founder and CEO of RISE, a membership-based air travel service based in Dallas. Nick’s career started with EDS, and then shifted to building successful entrepreneurial ventures in the healthcare industry. With RISE, Nick is creating a new category of travel that eliminates the hassles associated with frequent flying.


Thursday November 3, 2016 12:15pm - 12:45pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

12:45pm

Innovation in the Cockpit: Enhancing the Pilot-to-Aircraft Experience with Next-Gen Tech
As technology advances, the systems onboard commercial aircraft have evolved to allow for a more responsive and seamless experience for pilots – translating to a smoother flight for air travelers. Commercial avionics provider BAE Systems, Inc. and business jet manufacturer Gulfstream will discuss how innovations in aircraft design – including the shift from mechanical to digital subsystems, recent moves towards fuel savings and more technologically advanced air transport – are changing commercial aviation. The panel will also take a look at innovations in the cockpit and how advanced technologies, such as BAE Systems’ active side sticks and Gulfstream’s symmetry cockpit, are enhancing the pilot-to-aircraft experience.

Speakers
avatar for Francois Hugon

Francois Hugon

Flight Controls Program Manager, Gulfstream
François Hugon is a program manager for Flight Controls on Gulfstream's Advanced Aircraft Programs. He received his BS in aerospace engineering from Georgia Tech, an MBA from Mercer University, and an MS in aerospace engineering from Embry-Riddle. His career at Gulfstream started as an engineering co-op in 2002 and has progressed through several organizations on several different aircraft programs.   Most recently, he was the lead... Read More →
avatar for Mike Kosydar

Mike Kosydar

Program Director – Regional & Business Jet Programs, BAE Systems
Mike Kosydar has the overall business profit/loss responsibility for development of high integrity flight control systems in the regional and business jet segment of BAE Systems’ Controls and Avionics Solutions business area. He works joint projects with the company’s UK location and customers across the aerospace industry. Some of the major customers include; Boeing, Embraer, Bombardier, and Gulfstream.    He also has... Read More →
avatar for Scott Martin

Scott Martin

Pilot, Gulfstream
Scott Martin grew up on the Central California coast, and spent 20 years in the US Air Force after graduating from the Air Force Academy in 1986. In the Air Force, he flew F-16s as a fighter pilot, instructor pilot, and test pilot. Since 2006, he has been an Experimental Test Pilot with Gulfstream Aerospace, in Savannah, Georgia.   While at Gulfstream, he has conducted experimental flight testing for the Gulfstream line of products, the... Read More →
avatar for Adam Taylor

Adam Taylor

Advanced Inceptors Product Line Director, BAE Systems
Adam Taylor has 28 years of systems engineering experience in the aerospace industry, has been with BAE Systems for the past 15 years. He is currently the Advanced Inceptors Product Line Director for The Company’s Controls and Avionics Solutions business.   With a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Bristol, Adam has developed a multitude of active inceptor systems over the last three... Read More →


Thursday November 3, 2016 12:45pm - 1:30pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

1:35pm

Digital Technology in the Retail Energy Industry
John Burke, CIO of Ambit Energy, will provide an overview of the deregulated retail energy industry, while exploring digital opportunities in the U.S. electrical grid, including an in-depth look at smart meters and distributed generation. Burke will also explain how the world’s largest direct seller of energy evolves to meet and leverage emerging digital opportunities for continued growth.

Speakers
avatar for John Burke

John Burke

Chief Information Officer, Ambit Energy
John Burke is the Chief Information Officer and one of the founding partners of Ambit Energy.  He is responsible for all system software development and support and oversees Ambit’s security and Infrastructure systems.   Prior to Ambit, John amassed more than 15 years of leadership and consulting experience developing or supporting mission critical applications for high growth companies.  His industry... Read More →


Thursday November 3, 2016 1:35pm - 2:05pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

2:10pm

A Car in Your Pocket: How the Car Rental Industry is Playing the New Mobility Game
By 2020, one in five vehicles on the road will be a connected car. With this in mind, Avis completely reevaluated the business they are in, and redefined it as the business of mobility. Learn about the early steps Avis is taking to reengineer the car rental process, and what lies ahead on the journey to the future of mobility.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Deaver

Scott Deaver

CMO, Avis
Scott Deaver is executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Avis Budget Group. He is responsible for leading the global marketing and customer experience functions of all of the Company’s brands — Avis, Budget, Zipcar, Payless, Maggiore and Apex. Mr. Deaver has more than 25 years experience with Avis Budget Group and its predecessor, Cendant Corporation.


Thursday November 3, 2016 2:10pm - 2:40pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

2:45pm

iHuman: Evolution of the Workforce
By 2020, 43% of the U.S. workforce will be freelance. With the rise of intelligent automation and a liquid workforce, how can organizations prepare to hire, retain, and nurture talent? How will the new IT organization be structured, and how do you prepare for the culture shift? Mustafa Biviji, Accenture Managing Director, and Chris Anderson, VP of Centralized Development at AT&T, will take a deeper look at the evolving workforce. 

Speakers
avatar for Chris Anderson

Chris Anderson

VP Centralized Development, AT&T
Chris has responsibility for Global Resourcing Strategies, Portfolio and Process Management across Technology Development, as well as sponsoring many ongoing strategic initiatives – such as Capabilities Evolution and Collaboration. Chris started his career at BellSouth in 1989 as a sales representative and has since held many positions.  He has worked in Marketing, Delivery, Customer Operations, and... Read More →
avatar for Mustafa Biviji

Mustafa Biviji

Managing Director - Application Services Sales Director, Accenture
Application Services Lead for Products North America | Lead the growth agenda for a $1.8B Application Services business - leading a team of over 60 Sales Executives.


Thursday November 3, 2016 2:45pm - 3:30pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

4:00pm

Official Happy Hour - STIRR
NOTE: This event has been relocated from Dot's Hop House and Cocktail Courtyard. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Thursday November 3, 2016 4:00pm - 6:30pm
STIRR 2803 Main St #110, Dallas, TX 75226

7:00pm

WILD CHILD, RUBBLEBUCKET, and MATT AND KIM
Thursday November 3, 2016 7:00pm - 11:30pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226
 
Friday, November 4
 

8:00am

Common Desk Co-Working Basecamp
Common Desk will be hosting an open coworking day in their Deep Ellum coworking space on Friday, November 4th; Techweek attendees will be able to drop in and work in Common Desk's shared space from 9 am - 5 pm.

Common Desk Deep Ellum is right down the street from the Bomb Factory; Techweek attendees can feel free to walk over and do work, hold breakout sessions, or just drink free beer and coffee between conference sessions on Friday, 11/4.

A little more about Common Desk:

Common Desk has been providing shared office space to Dallas' alternative neighborhoods for 4 years, and it has a thriving community of over 350 members. Shared workspace, dedicated desks & offices, conference rooms, high-speed wifi, quirky aesthetics, and all the coffee and beer you could want are just a few of the perks of its spaces. Check out their website to learn more.

Friday November 4, 2016 8:00am - 4:00pm
Common Desk - Deep Ellum 2919 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

8:30am

Designing Technology in a Digital World: What Really Matters
Buzzwords are everywhere. AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Bots – but does the customer really care about any of these? No. Come and hear what really matters to the customer when designing for a best in class digital experience. 

Speakers
avatar for Baron Concors

Baron Concors

Global Chief Digital Officer, Pizza Hut
Baron Concors is the Chief Digital Officer for Pizza Hut, an operating company of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM). He is responsible for driving digital innovation across marketing, technology and strategic partnerships to ensure Pizza Hut stays front and center with its technology connected consumers. Baron is a student of human behavior and spends his days understanding how technology is changing people’s lives. He is also a dad, husband... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 9:00am
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

9:00am

Summit Keynote - The History of Reddit & The Future of Media with Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit
We're over a decade into Reddit, but we've only just begun. Alexis will take you through the earliest months of the front page of the internet (when it was just one community with two mods--Alexis and Steve). Today, there are infinite options for media -- somehow still growing -- and the world of content-creators is just starting to adapt. Is it too late? Will the news of the day be determined by upvotes?

Speakers
avatar for Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian

Reddit, Co-Founder
Alexis Ohanian is a startup founder and investor in San Francisco, CA. After graduating from UVA in 2005, Alexis and his co-founder Steve Huffman started Reddit, a top 10 US website. In 2015, he returned to a full-time capacity the company he co-founded with Steve Huffman. For the years in between, Alexis focused his time and energy to founding and investing in companies that fit his model of making something people love and making the world... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

10:10am

House Call: Convenient Healthcare is Here
The on-demand industry spans almost every ecosystem from groceries to transportation. In the last few years, healthcare has pivoted to the forefront due to the Affordable Care Act & evolution of medical technology. No longer do patients have to wait days or weeks for an appointment, rather virtual healthcare allows instant connections, treatments and peace of mind.

Speakers
avatar for John Bains

John Bains

CEO, Magnolia Diagnostics LLC
 John Bains is the co-founder and CEO of Magnolia Diagnostics. John & his business partner, Kelly Bains, started Magnolia to revolutionize outpatient care by equipping physicians with the information that they need to rapidly and accurately diagnose and treat infectious bacteria, parasites and viruses.
avatar for Chad Fragle

Chad Fragle

Senior Director of Business Operations, Family Health On Call
Chad Fragle is senior director of business operations for Family Health On Call, a mobile app providing on-demand medical care for common illnesses and injuries in the comfort of a family’s home or workplace. Launched by Children’s Health in fall 2016, Family Health is part of the system’s expansion of services to provide care for the entire family using innovative health solutions. With 20 years of experience in health care... Read More →
avatar for Julie Hall-Barrow

Julie Hall-Barrow

Vice President, Children’s Health System of Texas
Julie Hall-Barrow, EdD, a leader in the field of education, health promotion and telemedicine for the past 17 years is currently providing consulting services to new and emerging telehealth programs.  | | Previously she was the Sr. Director of Health Innovation and Telehealth, Director of Education for the Center for Distance Health, where she managed all areas of the educational programs and provided training, communications, and resources... Read More →
avatar for Linda Stevenson

Linda Stevenson

Chief Nurse Officere, PediaQ
Dr. Stevenson is a PhD prepared family nurse practitioner. She received her BS in nursing and her Masters in maternal, child nursing from Texas Woman’s University which lead to over 30 years’ experience in a variety of positions. Most notably she taught pediatric nursing and was a tenured professor at Baylor University for over 20 years.


Friday November 4, 2016 10:10am - 10:40am
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

10:45am

Digital Transformation: Reimagine Your World

Digital transformation is required for our businesses to remain relevant.


Speakers
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Ray Bajaj

Head of Financial Services Architecture and Garage Technology, Capital One
Ray Bajaj is the chief architect for Autoand Home Loans at Capital One as well ashe leads Garage Technology, aninnovation hub in the Financial ServicesDivision. In this role, he oversees thedevelopment of new digitally orientedvalue propositions and customerexperiences across the whole customeroriginations journey, including initialshopping, product selection, applicationand fulfillment to closing. In addition, Rayis responsible for business... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 10:45am - 11:15am
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

11:00am

Hiring Fair
Come talk to recruiters from some of the best companies in Dallas! 

Submit your resume here http://techweek.com/hiring-fair/

Feel free to bring hard copies of your resume as well!

Companies include:

Match
ilumi
Capital One
Tech in Motion
Intuit, Inc.
Research Now
OrderMyGear
Cyphr, Inc.
projekt202
Traxo, Inc.
Hilti
Omnitracs
NoiseAware
Imaginuity
Culturemap
R3PI
Cosmunity

Friday November 4, 2016 11:00am - 2:00pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

11:20am

CRE Tech & the Future of Physical Space
Commercial Real Estate is beginning to change rapidly, driven in part by new technologies. In this session, we’ll talk with an expert panel of CRE and Tech professionals about the latest trends and what the future holds for physical space.

Speakers
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Nick Clark

Founder & CEO, Common Desk
After graduating from SMU, Nick spent seven years in commercial real estate. During that time, he closed over 350 office leasing transactions, was recognized by D Magazine as one of Dallas' top brokers, and sat on the NTCAR Young Professionals board. His experience developed into an overall passion for workspaces. In 2011, Nick resigned to launch a coworking space in Deep Ellum called Common Desk. Common Desk has since become a workspace centered... Read More →
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Chad Cook

Founder, Quadrant Investment Properties
Chad founded QIP in 2012.  Since 2012, the company has placed over $190m of capital through the acquisitions and redevelopment of approximately 1.45m square feet. Before founding QIP, Chad was Vice President, Acquisitions for Hillwood Investment Properties, where, from 2004 to 2012, he focused on development and acquisition opportunities in numerous markets nationally. In addition to helping lead the company’s acquisition team Chad... Read More →
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Margo Pflum

Vice President, Endeavor
Endeavor Vice President Margo Pflum is responsible for implementing the company’s property management services in downtown Austin. In this role, Margo oversees and coordinates management resources for property owners, asset managers, and investors.


Friday November 4, 2016 11:20am - 11:50am
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

11:55am

A Discussion on the Future of Artificial and Virtual Reality
Friday November 4, 2016 11:55am - 12:25pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

12:30pm

Building The World's Largest Smart + Connected City
Speakers
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Trey Bowles

Cofounder & CEO, Dallas Entrepreneur Center
Trey Bowles is Cofounder and CEO of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center where he leads strategy, vision, and drives the overall planning and development efforts for the DEC. Bowles cofounded and launched the Dallas Innovation Alliance, a public partnership to develop a Smart Cities initiative for the City of Dallas. Bowles is cofounder and Chairman of the Mayor’s Star Council which is created with City of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to engage... Read More →
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Tim Fleming

Director of Enterprise Sustainability, AT&T
Tim Fleming is the Director of Enterprise Sustainability at AT&T. In this role, he works with business and government customers to look at how they can use technology to optimize resource use and improve environmental performance. He combines his expertise in environmental sustainability and technologies like Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Cities to drive measurable value for customers and society. Tim has held a wide range of positions... Read More →
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Herb Sih

Managing Partner, Think Big Partners
Herb Sih is Managing Partner for Think Big Partners, an emerging technology focused incubator & innovation lab that helps entrepreneurs & large companies accelerate technology commercialization & build, launch & grow startups quickly. Think Big works with cities in the Smart City space as co-architects of KC's Smart City project & advises cities on economic development.


Friday November 4, 2016 12:30pm - 1:00pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

1:05pm

Disruption: More Than Just a Buzzword. Does The Fortune 500 Have a Competitive Advantage?
With every press release and new product announcement bearing the label “disruption,” how do we distinguish the truly innovative from the same-old? And what tips can start-ups and non-profits offer Fortune 500s and legacy organizations as they aim for innovation and industry disruption. Andrew Hopkins, Accenture Managing Director, Scott Harper, CEO of Dialexa, and Dap Aptor, Chief Digital Marketing Officer for United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, will discuss the pit-falls and advantages company size and structure can have on creating true disruption.

Speakers
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Scott Harper

Co-Founder and CEO, Dialexa
Scott is a seasoned entrepreneur with a passion for ideas that can change the world. He co-founded Dialexa with Mark Haidar in October 2010 with a shared vision to create a company that could bring engineering, design, and purpose together to build world-class technology products. Fast forward six years and in June this year EY recognized Dialexa's Scott Harper (CEO) and Mark Haidar (Chairman) with the Emerging Technology Entrepreneurs of the... Read More →
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Andrew Hopkins

Managing Director, Accenture Mobility, Accenture
Andrew is an IoT enthusiast who believes passionately that IoT will help address  many of today’s most pressing social problems.  IoT offers us an opportunity to take action based on a wealth of new understanding in areas such as healthcare, the environment, safety and the prevention of avoidable disasters.   Andrew is a Managing Director in Accenture Mobility, part of Accenture Digital, and serves as the IoT lead for... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 1:05pm - 1:45pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

1:55pm

EdTech: From Cloud to Classroom
Speakers
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Nathan Green

Founder Campus2Careers, Campus2Careers
Nathan is the Founder of Campus2Careers, which has been acquired twice in the past 4 years as it has grown to reach over 2M students in middle schools, high schools and colleges across the Country.  Nathan is also the Co-Founder of the College Consortium and the Austin Young Chamber, the largest young professional organization in Texas.  Prior to these successes,Nathan was the youngest executive at Pearson and... Read More →
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Balu Kadiyala

Founder, SchoolRush
Innovative Leader with experience implementing technology solutions in multiple industry verticals. Founder of SchoolRush mobile platform, BrainAttack App and ShareMyCare.com. Veteran technology professional, served in executive positions at Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Freddie Mac and Sears. Enterprise Architecture professional with breadth and depth across multiple IT disciplines including mobile, internet, data, governance, security and... Read More →
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Carrie Straub

Executive Director, Educational Programs and Research, Mursion
As Executive Director of Education Programs for Mursion, Dr. Carrie Straub is responsible for leading the design and implementation of immersive learning among Mursion’s 80+ partners. Dr. Straub provides guidance and consultation to educators about how to best leverage virtual reality simulation to elevate soft skills for high-stakes professions
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Rayna E. Yaker

Managing Principal Consultant, RYE Consulting
​Rayna is a self-driven professional with deep industry experience in the theory and practice of teaching, learning, assessment and evaluation, competencies, student success, learning styles, and multi-modal program design and delivery mechanisms. She specializes in creating school-based solutions and turning them into successful proposals and actionable grants.This includes bridging the gap between company sales staff and various... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 1:55pm - 2:30pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

2:30pm

Launch Finals
Watch the finalists from our Launch competition compete live, onstage at the Bomb Factory in front of top venture capitalists and tech leaders in the region. 

Friday November 4, 2016 2:30pm - 4:00pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226

4:00pm

Official Happy Hour @ Braindead Brewing, presented by Accenture
The first 100 attendees will receive a free drink ticket!


Friday November 4, 2016 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Braindead Brewing 2625 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226

7:00pm

CHAPPO, MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA, and THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
Friday November 4, 2016 7:00pm - 11:30pm
The Bomb Factory 2713 Canton St., Deep Ellum, TX 75226