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2017 IPaT Industry Innovation Day

Institute for People and Technology

Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Early registration Mar 7, 2017 $45.00 $0.00
Regular registration Not Started $55.00 $0.00

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Digital transformation is the profound and accelerating transformation of business activities, processes, and competencies to fully leverage the changes and opportunities of digital technologies and their impact across society in a strategic and prioritized way, with present and future shifts in mind.


The Institute for People and Technology (IPaT) will host its annual Industry Innovation Day on April 13th in Tech Square. The event serves to showcase research at IPaT and Georgia Tech as well as highlight the many avenues of collaboration. Industry Innovation Day builds on the success of the previous IPaT industry-oriented event, which we hosted for five years, the People and Technology Forum.

After breakfast, Industry Innovation Day will begin with thought-provoking keynotes and panel discussions on this year’s theme of Digital Transformation. Business leaders, researchers, city officials, entrepreneurs and government and non-profit leaders will examine the transformative impact and value of emerging tools, platforms and technologies, especially in the fields of healthcare and smart & connected communities.

In the afternoon, the GVU Center invites you to experience Georgia Tech research in people-centered technology that enhances our communities and impacts how we live day-to-day at the GVU Center and Digital Media Research Showcase. More than 60 interactive projects will let you touch, control and imagine what technology will enable in the future. All activities will take place in Atlanta’s Tech Square at the eastern edge of the Georgia Tech campus.

Industry Innovation Day attendees are also invited to our Convergence Innovation Competition on Tuesday, April 11th from 6 - 7pm at IPaT. See research demonstrations from Georgia Tech students in the categories of Lifelong Health and Well-Being, Smart Cities and Healthy Communities, Socio-Technical Systems and Human-Technology Frontier Innovation.


Early registration fee through March 6th - $45

Registration fee after March 6th - $55


Industry Innovation Day website


Tuesday, April 11th


Convergence Innovation Competition

Thursday, April 13th


Registration & Breakfast



Welcome Address

Beth Mynatt, Executive Director, Institute for People and Technology


Panel: Innovation & Transformation







Panel: Transformation of Cities

Moderator: Debra Lam, Managing Director for Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation, Institute for People and Technology





Panel: Transformation of Healthcare

Moderator: Beth Mynatt, Executive Director, Institute for People and Technology


Networking Lunch

Enjoy lunch and meet and mingle with IPaT partners.


2:00 - 5:00PM

GVU & Digital Media Showcase

Explore the Technology Square Research Building and learn about exciting research undertaken at Georgia Tech.

Have questions about 2017 IPaT Industry Innovation Day? Contact Institute for People and Technology

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The Garage @ Square on Fifth
848 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Institute for People and Technology

The Institute for People and Technology (IPaT) connects industry, government and nonprofit leaders with Georgia Tech’s world-class researchers and innovations to transform media, health, education and humanitarian systems.

IPaT integrates academic and applied research through living laboratories and multidisciplinary projects to deliver real-world, revolutionary solutions that balance the needs of people with the possibilities of new technologies.


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