Amplify Breakout

Amplify Breakout

Amplify: Strengthening The Power of Innovation

Saturday, September 17

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9 a.m. Keynote | Radical Inclusion: How Diversity is Revolutionizing Ecosystems featuring Fay Horwitt, President & CEO, Forward Cities

Keynote Speaker: Fay Horwitt

10:15-11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions in 4 Tracks: Launch, Capital, Scale, Ecosystem

  • Integrating the Power of Mentor Support into Your Founder Journey (Launch)
  • Securing Capital: Stay Local, Head to the Coasts, or Both? (Capital)
  • Scaling within the Midwest Innovation Pipeline (Scale)
  • Innovation Ecosystem Disruption in the 4th Industrial Revolution (Ecosystem)

11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. Lunch with Peer Groups (Founders, Investors, Mentors)

1-1:15 p.m. Announcement from Jake Scatizzi, Executive Director, MTC

1:15-2:15 p.m. Founders’ Journey Panel featuring founders from around the state

2:30-3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions in 4 Tracks: Launch, Capital, Scale, Ecosystem

  • The Realities of Bootstrapping & Rapid Prototyping (Launch)
  • Navigating Investment amidst a Looming Recession (Capital)
  • The Remote Challenge: Competing for Top Tech Talent(Scale)
  • Equity, Courage, and the Age of Radical Responsibility (Ecosystem)

3:45-5:30 p.m. Sparks & Connections | Demos, Exhibits, and Opportunities to connect with speakers and sponsors          

Speaker Details Coming Soon!