registration

7:30am - 8:15am

Continental Breakfast Served / Networking Time

general session Presented by Northwestern Mutual

8:15am - 12pm

Lunch

12pm - 1pm

Lunch and browse exhibitor booths

Startup track presented by n29 Capital Partners

Each breakout session consists of two fireside chats with prominent startup leaders from the Great Lakes region.

1pm - 1:45 pm | Breakout session 1

2pm - 2:45 pm | Breakout session 2

3pm - 3:45 pm | breakout session 3

Startup Track Emcee: Jackie Hermes, CEO, Accelity Marketing

Technology track

Each breakout consists of two fireside chats with prominent tech leaders from the Great Lakes region.

1pm - 1:45 pm | breakout session 1

2pm - 2:45 pm | breakout session 2

3pm - 3:45 pm | breakout session 3

Tech Track Emcee: Carmel Ruffolo, Associate VP - Research & Innovation, Marquette University

venture track presented by husch blackwell

1pm - 4 pm


A curated group of 17 startups will pitch investor groups from around the Great Lakes region.

Venture Track Emcee: Ed Javier, Entrepreneurship Program Director, WEDC

the future of innovation in the Great Lakes - closing General Session

4pm - 4:45 pm

happy hour hosted by godfrey & Kahn

5pm - 7 pm

located at GODFREy & Kahn’s rooftop bar, 833 E Michigan street, Milwaukee, WI 53202