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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

Nat Measley

Nat Measley, CEO (“Master of Fun”), The Fun Dept.

Nat Measley, MPA is a proven and successful entrepreneur with a history of designing, building and implementing organizational process. He is an experienced and exceptional public speaker, facilitator, and teacher with a strong background in leadership in higher education, business and entertainment. As the Global Director of Training and Development for The Fun Dept., Nat works directly with executives, decision-makers and HR professionals to develop plans and paths focused on employee engagement and education, tied directly to specific business-outcomes and goals.

Nat is the author of Playing it Forward: The Definitive “How To” Model for Creating a Winning Workplace Culture



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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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Froilan Miranda

Froilan Miranda has been a software and web applications developer for over 15 years. The focus of his career has been in creating interactive user experiences for a variety of industries including, but not exclusive to video gaming, and pharmaceutical industries.



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Mark Llobrera

Mark Llobrera is a technical director for Bluecadet in Philadelphia, where he helps the team create everything from responsive websites to touchscreen applications. His eldest daughter describes his work as “fixing the little broken things so that they don’t become big broken things."



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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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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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Jim Lennon

With a Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® peer review rating, Jim focuses on patent and other intellectual property (IP) matters, and frequently represents challengers in pharmaceutical patent (ANDA) litigation. Starting in the Manhattan office of a preeminent IP law firm in 2001 and moving to Delaware in 2004, Jim's legal career focused on securing and enforcing patent and other IP rights and defending those wrongfully accused of infringement, in cases across the United States, with an emphasis in Delaware.



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Karl Kapp

A professor of instructional technology, Karl Kapp was instrumental in forming Bloomsburg University's on-line E-Learning Developer's Certificate, and has taught several global online learning courses. As Assistant Director of Bloomsburg University's acclaimed Institute for Interactive Technologies (IIT), Karl helps government, corporate and non-profit organizations leverage learning technologies to positively impact employee productivity and organizational profitability through the effective use of learning. He provides advice on e-learning design, learning infrastructures and e-learning technologies to such companies and organizations as AstraZeneca, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Toys R Us, Kaplan-Eduneering, Kellogg's, Sovereign Bank, and Federal Government Agencies. Karl consults with several learning technology companies and advises Fortune 500 companies on the use of technology for transferring knowledge to their employees. In 2007, Karl was named one of the Top 20 Most Influential Training Professionals as voted by TrainingIndustry, Inc. He also writes a blog, Kapp Notes.



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Chatham Financial
Business Track
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Saul Ewing