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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

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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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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Chris Hoffman

Chris Hoffman is an engineer at Chatham Financial and contributor to several open source projects including Ansible and Hashicorp’s Vault. He currently focuses on advancing Chatham’s platform by integrating open source technologies and promoting DevOps practices. Chris has also helped to build out the logging, monitoring and messaging tiers of Chatham’s stack.



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Min Lee

Min Lee is as a technology enthusiast with great excitement about the current landscape of web technologies. As a thankful alumni of Delaware’s coding school, Zip Code Wilmington, he promotes the idea of building better technology by building people. Programming and house music is his bread and butter. At most times, you will find him writing code to that funky bassline.



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Jason Bamford

Senior at the University of Delaware. He is studying biomedical engineering and is heavily involved with the campus’s entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem. He is always building new products and pitching them to anyone who is willing to listen.



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Rory Laitila

Rory Laitila is co-founder of itr8group.com, an agency specializing in custom applications and software development strategy, and SyncQL.io, a platform for building API connected applications. Rory & itr8group are a part of the growing Wilmington and Delaware tech scene and work out of The Loft at Start-it Up Delaware, in Downtown Wilmington.



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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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Dev Track
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Chatham Financial
Business Track
Track Presented by
Saul Ewing