2018 Agenda

8:00 - 9:30 am Welcome and Kickoff
Jalak Jobanputra
Founder & Managing Partner, Future\Perfect Ventures
9:50 - 10:50 am BREAKOUT SESSION #1
Choice of:
How To Be An Angel Investor
Patricia Meagher, Technology Business Advisor, CT Small Business Development Center
Kathy F. Rocha, Director of Operations, Werth Institute
Mary Anne Rooke, Executive Director, Crossroads Venture Group
Understanding Machine Learning

Sarah Hoffman, VP, Associate Director of Machine Learning, FactSet Research Systems

The Future of Medicine

Marcia Fournier, Founder & CEO, Bioarray Genetics Inc.

10:50 - 11:20 am Coffee and Networking
11:20 am - 12:10 pm BREAKOUT SESSION #2
Choice of:
Philanthropy & Entrepreneurship
Tricia Hyacinth, Director of Fund for Women & Girls, Fairfield County's Community Foundation
Jennifer Openshaw
, CEO, Girls With Impact and Dow Jones Columnist
Denise Yap
, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, Synchrony
Public-Private Innovation Partnerships

Michelle Cote '02, '14 MBA, Managing Director, CCEI

Ali Berman, Program Manager, CTNext, Connecticut Innovations

Margaret Feeney '08 MBA, Social Entrepreneur

The Internet of Things: What Does That Really Mean?

Aaron Cohen, Senior Vice President, Logical Operations

12:10 - 12:40 pm Lunch
12:50 - 1:45 pm Keynote and Questions
Marie Wieck
General Manager, IBM Blockchain
1:45 - 2:30 pm Networking
2:30 - 3:00 pm Closing Remarks