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i.c.stars|*COLUMBUS Presents the 2017 Technology Inclusion Summit

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The Wells Barn

1777 East Broad Street

Columbus, OH 43203

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i.c.stars|*COLUMBUS presents the first annual Technology Inclusion Summit. This premier event will bring together C-Level executives, IT professionals, recruiters, i.c.stars interns, and corporate partners.

The summit will center on the theme, Moving from Diversity to Inclusion in a Technology Community. Our goal is to foster learning, spark inspiration, and provoke conversations that matter.

AGENDA

8:00am-8:30am Check-in and breakfast

8:30am-8:35am Welcome & Board Introductions

  • Ryan Frederick, Chairman, i.c.stars|*COLUMBUS
  • Natalie Sisto-Means, Accenture
  • Alea Bradley, JPMorgan Chase
  • Calvin Cooper, NCT Ventures
  • Joshua Sandstrom, Accenture
  • Kay Wilson, LeaderSpark
  • Archie Willamson, Diversified Systems
  • Alex Brown, Dickinson Wright

8:35am-9:15am Keynote and Open Q&A: Helping Innovative Companies Build Stronger Workforces

  • Y-Vonne Hutchinson, Founder, ReadySet

9:15am-9:45am Keynote/Workshop: Identifying & Understanding Bias

  • Jennifer Heckscher, Director of Operations & Planning, OSU Center of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

9:45am-9:55am Intermission

9:55am-10:15am Keynote: Driving Diversity & Inclusion in Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital

  • Celena Aponte, Director of Strategy, NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center

10:15am-10:45am Panel: How Diverse Teams Build Better Companies

  • Calvin Cooper, Director, NCT Ventures
  • Gloria Ware, Principal, Inclusion at Jumpstart
  • Celena Aponte, Director of Strategy, NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center
  • Moderated by Charles Hill, Director of Community Outreach, Rev1 Ventures

10:45am-11:00am Presentation: i.c.stars|*COLUMBUS Cycle 1 Project Review

  • Jen Bowden, IGS energy
  • Adam Luck, IGS energy
  • Kim Gayle, Executive Director, i.c.stars|COLUMBUS
  • i.c.stars|*COLUMBUS Cycle 1 Interns

11:00am-11:30am Closing Remarks & Get To Know The i.c.stars|*COLUMBUS Interns

  • Kim Gayle, Executive Director, i.c.stars|*COLUMBUS

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ashly Priest at 614-454-1609 or ashly.priest@gmail.com

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