All Conference

10×10 Challenge Screening

Various
10 entrepreneurs are paired with 10 filmmakers and challenged to make a 4-minute promo video in five days. See them on Sunday. The BarTrack product reduces thousands of lost dollars...

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FinTech and the Digital Consumer: The Future of Banking

Thomas Cozzolino, Timur Davis, Xeth Waxman, Jonathan Rowe, Malaika Paquiot (moderator)
The digital revolution has arrived in the financial services sector. Whether a challenge or an opportunity, financial services and consumers are taking a bold step to engage with emerging innovations....

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GigTech: AI and the Sharing Economy

Mark Steiner, Pat Petitti, Robert Preville, Mona Badie (moderator)
Setting the stage for our investigation of artificial intelligence and the changing nature of work, this panel features industries ranging from entertainment to software. This session explores two distinct economic...

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IGNITE! Short Talks from Industry Insiders

Dr. Jeff Bullard, David Burke, Ginny Mahaney, Dr. Luke Marshall, Nate O'Keefe
Join several speakers as they present their experiences and points of view on the "Last Mile" of patient engagement, while exploring the obstacles and opportunities for the patient and caregivers. ...

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Intro to Super 8 Filmmaking Workshop

Norwood Cheek
This session will focus on a quick background on the evolution of film formats and give insight into shooting super 8 today - what film stocks are available, what to...

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Rocket Pitch

Various
Fast-paced pitch competition. Watch startups go head-to-head with just 90 seconds and one slide to capture audience votes. Presented in conjunction with the All Conference Keynote, Speaking the Same Language: Connecting...

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Speaking the Same Language: Connecting with Technology Brands Today

Susan Ellis, Director of Brand and Corporate Social Innovation, SAS / with special guest, Charlie Fink, Futurist and Forbes Columnist
Our All-Conference Session includes the Rocket Pitch Competition, presentation of the Emergent Leadership Fellows, and a featured keynote by Susan Ellis. When we think of technology, words like empathy and...

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The Community Brewer’s Panel: an inside look at brewing in NC

Jacqueline Crane, Gary Sholar, Aaron Skiles, Deborah Sperati, Paul Singh (special guest), Kevin Maurer (moderator)
What is it about craft beer (other than its tasty goodness and buzzy benefits) that captivates everyday people and helps to shape and define their communities? Hear from all sides...

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