Agenda: Plan Your Experience at INNO
Engage with compelling, up-to-the minute conversations and relevant speakers within the themes of innovation, collaboration, disruption, and community building.
Find four full days of engaging activities below.
April 29 - May 2, 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana
Monday, April 29: Hackathon at the Ace Hotel
Together with our partners at Loyola and AWS, we’re going to work on solutions to problems presented by regional non-profit organizations facing challenges in education, water management, assistive technology, and regional initiatives.
Tuesday April 30: Sessions at the New Orleans Jazz Market INNO Stage
Corporate Innovation Panel
The Human Factor
Innovation vs. Disruption
The Future of Music is Tech
8:30 AM: Doors Open
9:25 AM: Welcome + What Corporate Innovators Seek: Keynote Panel featuring Entergy, IBM Private Cloud
The Human Factor
10:00 AM: Making Business More Human with Tom LaForge
10:25 AM: What Do Sidewalks Have to Teach Us About Negotiation? with Traci Ruble
10:50 AM: Surviving a Global Brand’s Acquisition Courtship with Jon Werner
11:15 AM: From Wantepreneur to Entepreneur and Back with Anu Gali
11:40 AM – 12:50 PM: Lunch Break
1:00 PM: Welcome Back + Investing in Innovation + Disruption: Panel featuring Kevin Lin and more
Innovation vs Disruption Track
1:35 PM: 7 Steps to an AI Powered Intelligent Enterprise with Shailu Tipparaju
2:00 PM: Not Everyone is Cut Out to Work on the Future with Ruth Yomtoubian
2:25 PM: Building the Trust Economy with Blockchain with Josh Thompson
The Future of Music is Tech Track
2:50 PM: Collaboration: The Future of Music with Daniel Rowland
3:15 PM: Building a Global Music Tech Empire, in Baton Rouge, LA with Jim Odom
4:05 PM: The Future of the Musician Industry with Elmo Lovano
Choose your engagement
At INNO, we present multiple conference tracks on two stages at the New Orleans Jazz Market:
The INNO Stage and the Deep Dive Stage.
Tuesday April 30: Sessions at the New Orleans Jazz Market Deep Dive Stage
The Startup Path
Connecting With Your Humanity
9:25 AM: Please join us on the INNO stage for Opening Keynote
The Startup Path Track
10:30 AM: The Path to a Revenue Stream with Helen Manich
10:55 AM: Innov8te Your Way to an MVP in 8 Weeks with John Boudreaux
11:20 AM: Deal Structures in fundraising and M&As with D’Juan Hernandez
11:40 AM – 12:50 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM: Please join us on the INNO stage for Investor Panel
Community Building Track
1:45 PM: Harnessing the Power of Stories with Galyn Burke
2:10 PM: Building and Monetizing Online Communities with Nigel Eccles
Connecting with Your Humanity Track
3:00 PM: The Importance of Being Human in Online Communities with Brett Durrett
Tuesday Night: The Inaugural Startup Night NOLA Showcase and Celebration at the Ace Hotel
Startup of the Year has partnered with INNO to host the inaugural Startup Night NOLA Showcase & Celebration on April 30 from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM at the Ace Hotel New Orleans.
Startups will compete, enthusiasts will meet & mingle, and all will be sure to pass a good time!
Wednesday May 1: Sessions at the New Orleans Jazz Market INNO Stage
Investing in the Third Coast
8:30 AM: Doors open
9:25 AM: Welcome + FounderCraft: Founder Thinking for Corporate Innovators with Gregarious Narain
Digital Transformation Track
9:55 AM: The Tale of Three Cities: Portland, Dallas, and the Gulf South with Vanessa Camones
10:25 AM: Being a Sherpa; Leadership from Behind with Michael Mangos
10:50 AM: Scaling Impact in Social Responsibility with Sevetri Wilson
11:20 AM: Digital Business and Marketing Transformation with Chip Register & Amith Nagarajan
11:55 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch Break
Personalized Health Track
1:35 PM: Patient Engagement with Aimee Quirk
2:00 PM: Connecting with People, To Feed Them with Matt Moore
Investing in The Third Coast Track
2:15 PM: New Orleans’ Next Decade with Michael Hecht
2:35 PM: Investing Outside of The Valley with Lowry Curley & Mike Katz
3:00 PM: The New Orleans Startup Index Report presented by Tulane’s Lepage Center with Adam Zuckermnan, Blake Stanfill & Ann Marshall Tilton
Community Transformation Track
4:00 PM: Changing Communities Through Acts of Play with Mac Love
4:35 PM: Community Building in eSports with Derek Thomas
Changing the landscape of business
At INNO, we’ve curated content and speakers that will help you change the way you find resources and meet business challenges.
Wednesday May 1: Sessions at the New Orleans Jazz Market Deep Dive Stage
Morning Track & Roundtable Breakouts
Technology Trends from the Future
Impact Investment Track
11:55 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch Break
Technology Trends from the Future Track
1:00 PM: Illuminating Dark Online Communities with Clark Hogan-Taylor
1:25 PM: The Future of Data with Adam Zuckerman
1:55 PM: The Rapid Rise of AR with Jeff McConathy
Thursday, May 2nd: A Community Celebration at Launch Pad
Launch Pad, a collaborative workspace & community of entrepreneurs, professionals & creatives, is celebrating its 10th year, and you’re invited to this all-day event that includes mimosas and Bloody Marys, a fireside chat, member showcase, and mix & mingle.
Ready to Attend?
INNO is happening in New Orleans during that sweet, magical week of April 29th to May 2nd, 2019 between the two weekends of the world-renowned Jazz Fest.
Come build a community of diverse, solution-oriented corporate innovators, technologists, entrepreneurs, and industry professionals who are ready to change the world through collaboration and strategic partnerships between startups and corporations.