Program

Thursday, October 12, 2017

RSVP

Friday, October 13, 2017

RSVP

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. - All day access to our Networking Lounge

Be Seen. Be Heard. Get Connected. Recharge and enjoy our comfortable networking lounge, with snacks, water, coffee, and access to Cultivar’s bar.

8:15 a.m. to 8:55 a.m. -  PowerUp Give and Gain

Networking Seminar

Kimberly Adams, Founder and Managing Partner, Flying Bridges

9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. - Driving Diversity

Julia Geisman, Career Agility

Kari Heistad, Culture Coach

11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. - Speaking as a Game Changer 

Maura K. Moran, Cambridge Technology Law LLC

1:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. - Data Saves Lives: Predicting and Fighting Opioid Abuse with Advanced Analytics

Expert Spotlight

Jaya Tripathi, MITRE Principal Scientist

2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. - Seasoned Technology Professionals

Career Panel

Presented by MITRE and moderated by Lauren Libitz, Dept. Head, Public Affairs

Panelists:

Dr. Jill Drury, Dept. Head, Collaboration and Social Computing

Rosalie McQuaid, Dept. Head, Cyber Resiliency

Carole Mahoney, Dept. Head, Agile & Adaptive Software

3:00 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. - Next Up In Your Career: Entrepreneurship 

Expert Spotlight

Lu Ann Reeb, Emerson College Director of Entrepreneurship & Business Studies

4:00 p.m. to 4:20 p.m. - Financial Emotional Intelligence

Expert Spotlight

David Walker, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

4:30 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. - Fireside Conversation with Commissioner Rosenworcel

Expert Spotlight

Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. - All day access to our Networking Lounge

Be Seen. Be Heard. Get Connected. Recharge and enjoy our comfortable networking lounge, with snacks, water, coffee, and access to Cultivar’s bar.

8:15 a.m. to 8:55 a.m. -  PowerUp Give and Gain

Networking Seminar

Kimberly Adams, Founder and Managing Partner, Flying Bridges

9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. - Young Technology Professionals 

Career Panel

Presented by MITRE and moderated by Jessica Yu, Lead Human Factors Engineer

Panelists:

Stephanie Medicke, Senior Mechanical Engineer

Rachel Gregorio, Human Factors Engineer

Jennifer Forsyth, Group Leader, Waveform Analysis and Communications

Amy Fritz, Lead Aviation Systems Engineer

10 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. - Grow Your Start-up with Community Engagement 

Entrepreneur Spotlight

Trish Fontanilla, Freight Farms, presented by Emerson College

10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. - Making Your Product a Priority

Bryanne Leeming, Unruly Studios

Sakina Tawawalla, Partner Developer & Product Executive, Nextshift Robotics

11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. - How Entrepreneurs Thrive

Virginia Berman, Invent Boston

Ande Lyons, Possibility Partners

Parna Sarkar-Basu, Brand and Buzz Marketing

12:30 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. - Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Entrepreneur Spotlight

Lea LeBlanc, Founder, Wunder, presented by Emerson College

1:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. - The Immigrant Entrepreneur Experience

Entrepreneur Spotlight

Evy Chen, Founder, Evy’s Tea, presented by Emerson College

1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  - Marketing that Matters

Innovation Women Panel

Samantha StoneRevenue Catalyst, Author, Founder & CMO 

Mary Adams, Founder, Smarter-Companies

2:00 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. Collaboration Innovation: Human-Robot Teams

Expert Spotlight

Charlene Schwartz-Stokes, MITRE

3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. - Today’s Top Tech

Innovation Women Panel