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Delaware Innovation Week 2016

Delaware Innovation Week 2016 is Technical.ly’s second annual week-long celebration of technology and innovation happening November 11-19, 2016.

There are still sponsorship opportunities available! Check out Technical.ly’s DIW16 Sponsorship Prospectus and email Vincent Better with questions!

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Track Conferences

Baltimore Innovation Week is organized into 8 different tracks (Creative, Access, Dev, Civic, Business, Media and Sciences). You can search for events that match your interests by clicking on one of the track icons

Technical.ly also organizes Conference Days focused around some of these tracks. Click on the “Get Conference Tickets” button to learn more.

  • Where programmers, designers, developers and project managers come together. Think: coding, front and back-end development, and more.
  • Discussing diversity and education issues that affect everyday citizens. Think: digital divide, digital education.
  • The strategy around technology coverage & promotion. Think: content marketing, digital marketing strategy, social networks.
  • Where art and technology collide. Think: video games, digital art, community initiatives.
  • The impact of technology on government and civil society. Think: digital media, civic hacking, open data.
  • The startup and business community conversation. Think: venture capital, startups, bootstrapping, entrepreneur stories.
  • Where leaders in healthcare, the sciences, economic development, public health and academia come together. Think: commercialized technology, creating connectivity, influencing policy.

Map of Events

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Speakers

Revital Hirsch

Revital Hirsch is an Investor in Residence with Saul Ewing LLP with more than a decade’s experience in life sciences venture capital investing. Ms. Hirsch has substantial experience in evaluating business plans and investor presentations, reviewing and negotiating term sheets, and modeling the impact of various financing alternatives on capital structure and exit proceed distributions. As Saul Ewing Investor in Residence through the firm’s RAMP (Resources, Access and Mentoring Program) initiative, Revital provides emerging companies in technology and life sciences with business and venture financing guidance.



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Bhavana Hindupur

Bhavana Hindupur is a software programmer with an experience of over 7 years in framework and full-stack web application development. She wrote her first computer program at the age of 8 in the BASIC language to calculate simple interest, and has been in love with programming and math ever since. Her passions include Eclipse Collections, keeping up with the latest trends in the programming world, getting better and better at functional programming, and convincing fellow programmers to place their curly braces on the next line. Bhavana recently moved to the United States with her husband and her toddler and is currently living and working in Newark. She is very excited by the technical community in Delaware and is eager to contribute to it.



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Supraja John

As part of Trellist’s Web Development Services, Supraja leads and contributes to IT and Application Development client projects. Supraja is an experienced front-end web developer who is also skilled in email, print, and web design, technical writing, and audio and video editing which allows her to play multiple roles on a single project for maximum efficiency. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Delaware. Her other interests include reading, journaling, listening to podcasts, and cooking.



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Jordan Gonzalez

Senior Finance Major at the University of Delaware. Jordan has been involved in the university’s Entrepreneurship Program, learning about the Lean Startup Method, for the last 4 years. Before working on GeoSwap, co-founded an engineering help website The Practice Set.



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Jocelyn Harper

Jocelyn Harper is a software developer by way of Southern Delaware. She realized her love for programming after Kelsey Murphy, a Zip Code Wilmington graduate, urged her to look into the program. It was there that spurred her interest and passion for cloud based services and strengthening her full stack skillset. When Jocelyn is not programming, she is looking into bringing better resources into Wilmington to make STEM programs more accessible to women and more specifically women of color. You can also find her playing League of Legends, and watching anime - most notably - Sailor Moon when time allows.



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Steve Boerner

Steve is the Co-Creator of HeliumIQ, an intelligent, social directory of business and entrepreneurial resources. Steve is also President of Hatch House Ventures, a growing network of startup accelerators in partnership with higher education with locations in Bethlehem, PA, University of Delaware, and Rowan University. In early 2017, HeliumIQ (now in beta testing) will be released across the State of Delaware, Philadelphia, and New Jersey. Shortly after, Hatch House Ventures will relocate their headquarters to Wilmington, DE in Summer, 2017.

Steve is an Adjunct Professor of Practice at University of Delaware’s Horn School of Entrepreneurship, is the Hatch House Director at Rowan University, and an avid public speaker on numerous topics around entrepreneurship. His life’s work is focused on regional economic development through the impacts his companies have on the next generation of startups and small businesses.



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Shilpa Jindal

Shilpa Jindal is a Software Developer by heart. She fell in love with coding in the eighth grade when she wrote her first computer program in Basic language. It was quite similar to her favorite subject math, and she decided to major in Computer Science in High School, Grad College and followed this with a Masters in Computer Applications. During her 11+ years of full stack development in various companies, she has mentored a lot of new engineers to write quality code. When she is not coding, she is reading about latest tech innovations or researching new places to visit. She loves traveling and learning new things.



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Keith Doggett

Senior electrical engineering major at the University of Delaware. Previously a co-founder of The Practice Set where he developed a fully functional e-commerce website.



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Delaware Innovation Week 2016 Presented by
Dev Track
Track Presented by
Chatham Financial
Business Track
Track Presented by
Saul Ewing