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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!

Itinerary:

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?

Speakers Include: 

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

Details

Date:
March 10
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kc-outpost-at-sxsw-2019-tickets-56436540211

Venue

Maggie Mae’s
323 E. 6th St.
Austin, TX 78701
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