Location:Atlanta Tech Village Event Center3423 Piedmont Rd. NE Atlanta, Georgia 30305 Please join Technical.ly in partnership with Comcast for the Tomorrow Tour, a multi-city event and content series to inspire discussions about what’s possible when technology and innovation converge to create stronger cities.This national event series that connects entrepreneurs and influencers in growing U.S. tech hubs will serve as a platform to:
- Explore how local tech networks are shaping the future of cities
- Uncover the best innovation and technology stories in each market
- Highlight similarities, distinctions and best practices in each city for future success
- The evening roundtable and networking is event focused on where tech and entrepreneurship goes next, as part of a seven-city U.S. tour of innovation clusters.
5:00pm-6:00pm: Registration and Networking Happy Hour
6:00pm: Welcome by Christopher Wink of Technical.ly
6:00pm-6:30pm: Keynote: Kelly Hoey
Listed by Fast Company and Business Insider for her social influence, Kelly is an expert in leveraging networks, building engaged communities and positioning strategies for rising above the networking noise, both online and off. She is the author of the forthcoming book Build Your Dream Network to be released in January 2017 by Tarcher Perigee. “Stop committing random acts of networking” is her frequent (and favorite) advice.
Kelly is an Inc.com columnist and appears regularly as an investor panelist on CNBC’s Power Pitch. A skilled moderator, she has guided conversations with leaders in technology, investment and innovation as part of Apple’s in-store Meet The Innovator speaker series. Kelly is sought out for her unique perspective into networking and community building, addressing members of the European Commission and audiences at SXSW, IEEE Women in Leadership, PGA Championship, The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, Women In The Boardroom, Bank of America, Disruptors (Dublin), MoDev, MINC (Malmo), Philly Women in Tech Summit, amongst others.
6:30pm-7:00pm: Roundtable Discussion: Atlanta’s position in national entrepreneurship and local tech community-development trends