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KC Outpost 2019 at SXSW
March 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - Free
Stop by the KC Outpost, just two blocks from the convention center, on Sunday, March 10! Leaders from America’s most centrally located metro are collaborating with the nation’s top minds to test out new technologies and create a thriving community.
You’ll converse with national experts about the future of transportation, smart city technology and cybersecurity – plus discuss issues around diversity and attracting STEM talent. #SXSWKC
The event will be an inspiring oasis for innovators, entrepreneurs, city leaders and journalists, featuring:
· Breakfast tacos and cocktails
· Unique discussions that bring to life trendsetting innovations
· Exclusive tastings, interactive experiences, curated conversations with our industry-thought leaders, and more!
8:30 AM: Doors open; come on in!
9:00 AM: How Smart City programs are transforming American cities
10:00 AM: New ways to attract – and keep – talented tech workers
11:00 PM: Fireside Chat: Fostering diversity and inclusion in 2019 and beyond
12:00 PM: U.S. Whiskey rebounds | Demo and tasting
1:00 PM: Cybersecurity: Critical issues to watch in 2019
2:00 PM: Will Hyperloop transform the way we travel?
How Smart City programs are transforming American cities
Bob Bennett, CIO, Kansas City Missouri
Ruthbea Clarke Yesner, VP of Smart Cities, International Data Corporation (IDC)
Gordon Feller, Founder, Meeting of the Minds
Miguel Gamiño Jr., EVP, Head of Global Cities, Mastercard
New ways to attract – and keep – talented tech workers
Jessica Palm, Vice President, Lead Executive, Team KC: Life + Talent, KCADC
Sara Slocum, Recruiting Team Leader, Garmin
Molly Weaver, MBA HCS, Talent Acquisition Director, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Fireside chat: Fostering diversity and inclusion in 2019 and beyond
Dell Gines, MBA, MSF, CECD, PHD ABD, Senior Community Development Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Rodney Sampson, Entrepreneur, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
U.S. Whiskey rebounds | Demo and tasting
Ryan Maybee, Co-Founder, J. Rieger & Co.
Panel 3: Cybersecurity: Critical issues to watch in 2019
Eric Foster, COO, CYDERES, Fishtech Group
Chris Lalonde, COO, Wickr
Jason Zann, VP, Head of Platform, RiskIQ
Panel 4: Will Hyperloop transform the way we travel?
Christine Murray, Senior Vice President, Managing Director at Fenaroli & Associates
Drew Thompson, PE, PMP, Director, Black & Veatch
Ryan Weber, President, KC Tech Council
Diana Zhou, Director of Project Strategy at Virgin Hyperloop One
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