Austin

Austin, TX  

Austin and Silicon Valley serve as premier hubs of cutting-edge technological innovation. We knew from the very beginning Tech Diversity Week had to be closely tied to these two flourishing communities. – Dennis Kennedy, Founder & Chairman

September 25-28, 2017

 

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Agenda

Monday — Pipeline

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
A Welcome Statement By

Marisa Goldenberg
RideAustin
LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE LUNCHEON
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Capital Factory
RESUME WORKSHOP
ashley inman
Ashley Inman
Teacher Retirement System of Texas

 

PANEL: Cultivating an Inclusive Environment
Omar Gallaga
Omar Gallaga
Austin-American Statesman
Yubin Park
Yubin Park
Accordian Health
Katina Kenyon
Katina Kenyon
Applaudo Studios
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Capital Factory
PANEL: Building a Diversity Recuruiting Strategy
ashley inman
Ashley Inman
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Ed Delgado
Ed Delgado
Indeed
Nick Bawa
Nick Bawa
Covintus
Ian Moses
Ian Moses
TekSystems
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
PANEL: LBGTQ+ Maintaining Momentum
Deirdre Walsh
Deirdre Walsh
Silicon Labs
Eugene Sepuldeva
Eugene Sepuldeva
Entrepreneurs Foundation
Seth List
Seth List
YouEarnedIt



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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Galvanize
TOP 40 UNDER 40 AWARDS DINNER



Hosted by
Galvanize

 

 

 

Tuesday — Information Technology & Entrepreneurship

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Silicon Labs
NATIONAL CIO SYMPOSIUM: Dialogues for a Digital Age
Hosted by: Silicon Labs
Stephen Elkins
Stephen Elkins
City of Austin
Therace Risch
Therace Risch
JC Penney
Gisela Riggan
Gisela Riggan
Prosperity Bank
Jennifer Hartsock
Jennifer Hartsock
GE Oil & Gas
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
PANEL: Start to Scale
Marcos Cunha
Marcos Cunha
YouRoam
Kendrick McCleskey
Kendrick McCleskey
El Casa Management
Patti Rogers
Patti Rogers
Rallyhood
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
PANEL: Austin Venture
Sara Brand
Sara Brand
True Wealth Ventures
Jim Brown
Jim Brown
Arena Growth
Tausha Robertson
Tausha Robertson
Health Care Entrepreneur
Heather Brunner
Heather Brunner
WP Engine
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
CLOSING RECEPTION
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
DISTINGUISHED CIO AWARDS DINNER
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: WeWork
CAREER FAIR Hosted by
WeWork

 

 

 

Wednesday — Inclusion

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Google Fiber
MULTICULTURAL SUMMIT Hosted by
google fiber
Quincy Daniels
Quincy Daniels
The Iron Yard
Daniel Lucio
Daniel Lucio
Google Fiber
Nick Bawa
Nick Bawa
Covintus
Craig Watkins
S. Craig Watkins
University of Texas at Austin
Kendrick McCleskey
Kendrick McCleskey
El Casa Management
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
UNLOCKING INNOVATION
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
LIGHTNING TALK LUNCHEON
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
CLOSING RECEPTION
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: The Iron Yard
CODING CAMP
Hosted by
The Iron Yard

 

 

 

Thursday — Women in Technology

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
ROUNDTABLE: Empowering Women and Girls
Adrianna Cantu
Adrianna Cantu
Revealix

Ingrid Rodriguez
American Heart Association
Quiana McCray
Quiana McCray
Slalom Consulting
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Omni Hotel Austin Downtown
ROUNDTABLE: Redefining the Role of Men as Full Partners in Gender Equality
Alan Knitkowski
Alan Knitkowski
Phunware
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
CLOSING RECEPTION
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: The Iron Yard
CODING CAMP
Hosted by
The Iron Yard

 

 

Partners

AMD
AT&T
Capital Factory
Galvanize
Google
Indeed
Rackspace
Ride Austin
Silicon Labs
TEKSystems
University of Texas - Austin
WeWork