Leaders from America's most centrally located metro are collaborating with the nation's top minds to test out new technologies & create a thriving community. Join our Outpost, just two blocks from the convention center, for conversations with thought leaders about topics ranging from high speed transportation, smart city technology & cybersecurity to supporting diversity & attracting STEM talent. #SXSWKC
The event will be an inspiring oasis for innovators, entrepreneurs, city leaders & journalists, featuring:
Breakfast tacos & cocktails
Unique discussions that bring to life trendsetting innovations
Exclusive tastings, interactive experiences, curated conversations with our industry-thought leaders, & more!
8:30 AM: Doors open; come on in!
9:00 AM: How Smart City programs are transforming American cities
10:00 AM: New ways to attract - & keep - talented tech workers
11:00 PM: Fireside Chat: Fostering diversity & inclusion in 2019 & beyond
12:00 PM: U.S. Whiskey rebounds | Demo & tasting
1:00 PM: Cybersecurity: Critical issues to watch in 2019
2:00 PM: Will Hyperloop transform the way we travel?
Miguel Gamio Jr., EVP, Head of Global Cities, Mastercard
Sara Slocum, Recruiting Team Leader, Garmin International
Rodney Sampson, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Ryan Kelly, CMO, Virgin Hyperloop One
Eric Foster, COO, Fishtech Group
Ryan Maybee, Co-Founder, J. Rieger & Co.
Ruthbea Clarke Yesner, VP of Smart Cities, International Data Corporation (IDC)