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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dev Track
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Chatham Financial
Business Track
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Saul Ewing