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Join us for this inclusive tech event, where you’ll experience inclusive and accessible design, find diverse talent, learn new solutions to diversity and inclusion, meet underrepresented entrepreneurs and investors, speak with policy makers and educators, and network with other people who care about creating change in the tech ecosystem.

Career Fair

On October 27th, our unique career fair will connect talent with tech companies who care about diversity. Companies come meet diverse, talented engineers, data scientists, marketers, project managers and more. Candidates come meet leading tech companies, investment firms, schools and support organizations.

 

Startup Showcase & Mentor Office Hours

Showcasing ten outstanding early stage entrepreneurs. The startups will pitch to investors on stage and host demo booths during the evening happy hour. Application Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016.

Innovation Hall

The Innovation Hall is an intimate space for companies to showcase inclusive technology solutions. If you consider your product to be a solution showcasing D&I initiatives/programs, accessible technology, STEM programs, and other accessible and inclusive product/service solutions, please contact us about reserving a demo table at #TechInslusion16

Accessibility

We are working to make our events as inclusive as possible. The location is wheelchair accessible. We will also have live captioning and ASL interpreters on site.  

   

Tuesday, October 25th

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WEDNESDAY,OCTOBER 26TH Agenda
Time Main Stage Breakout Stage Theater Lab
8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 Welcome Address – Melinda Epler & Wayne Sutton, Founders of Tech Inclusion Conference      
9:15 AM Keynote Fireside Chat Evan Sharp, Abby Maldonado, Melinda Briana Epler      
9:50 AM Solo Talk: Developing an inclusive tech ecosystem in Oakland      
10:15 AM Pathways To Leadership Panel KPIs For Coding Schools/Bootcamps Panel Workshop: How To Become A VC – Parker Thompson  
11:00 AM Solo Talk: Teresa (Shea) Booher,NIH Solo Talk- Leslie Miley – Moving the Diversity Dial, Slack USA Today Podcast  
Panel: Policy & Tech Inclusion Panel The Value of Inclusive Engineering Teams Panel    
11:30 AM You Had Me at Black Podcast  
12:00 PM Lunch
12:30 PM     Meditation with Stacy Conlon Founder at The Zen Girl  
1:00 PM Solo Talk: Incentivizing employers to train and hire candidates from non-traditional educational backgrounds – Cassius Johnson, YearUP Solo Talk: Marco Rogers, Clover Health   Mentor Office Hours
Deaf In Tech Panel Succeeding As An Early-Stage Female Founder
2:00 PM Solo Talk: Awakening to the Freedom of Inclusion – Michael Thomas, Ogletree Deakins Solo Talk: Going Beyond Capital To Support Seed Stage Startups – Beth Scheer, Homebrew Workshop: Conscious Leadership – Hiring & Creating Diverse Teams – Rosie Zepeda, CEO of Compelling Conversations
United States Digital Service (USDS) Lightning Talks Skills Based Hiring Panel
3:00 PM Startup Showcase Pitches Day 1 Solo Talk: Agile Inclusion – Ruha Devanesan, Symantec Workshop: Building “Conscious” Resiliency Into Your Work Environment – Indigo Ocean, Conscious Professionals of Color
Teach Access: Accessible & Inclusive Design
3:45 PM Break
4:00 PM Solo Talk: Lucienne Gigante, Animus, Golden Seedsa Solo Talk: How To Integrate Inclusion In Product and Business Operations – Chris Genteel, Google 5 Lighting Talks

Jules Ehrhardt, ustwo
Helena Price, Techies Project
Cristina Ulerio, Tech Kids Unlimited
Nancy Douyon, Google
Kartik Sawhney, Next Billion
 
Latinas Empowering Latinas Panel Building STEM Pathways Panel
4:30 PM  
5:00 PM Solo Talk: Experience Diversity: The Power of Age & Perspective      
Closing Keynote Panel: Diversity & Inclusion Trends      
6:00 PM Day 1 Happy Hour Sponsored by credit karma

Thursday, OCTOBER 27TH Agenda
Time Main Stage Breakout Stage Theater Lab Level 2
8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 Welcome Address – Melinda Epler & Wayne Sutton, Founders of Tech Inclusion Conference        
9:05 AM Solo Talk: Jim Deters, Galvanize        
9:20 AM Keynote Fireside Chat Justin Rosenstein, Asana, Sonja Gittens, Asana, and Wayne Sutton       Career Fair Registration opens
10:00 AM Solo Talk: Jason Halbert, PsyD, Snap. Inc Solo Talk: Poornima Vijayashanker, Femgineer   Resume Workshop – Entelo Career Coaching Starts
Media Leading The Story of Inclusion Panel Raising Capital As An Early Stage Entrepreneur Panel  
11:00 AM Solo Talk: Gil Gonzales, CA Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development Solo Talk: Dr. Jessica Kirkpatrick, Hired.com     Career Fair Starts + Career Coaching
Building Inclusive Tech Hubs Panel Programs Teaching Everyone To Code    
11:30 AM     Innov8Social Podcast Live Podcast Recording  
12:00 PM Lunch Karat Engineer Interview Workshop  
12:30 PM   Meditation with Stacy Conlon Founder at The Zen Girl    
1:00 PM Fireside chat with David Drummond

Solo Talk: Turning Failures into Innovations in Diversity & Inclusion – Cynthia Owyoung

 

Workshop: How to Measure Diversity & Inclusion – Steven Huang, Culture Amp Resume Workshop – Entelo   
Bumps on the Road to Building a Diverse & Inclusive Company Panel
1:40 PM Solo Talk: Phil Dillard, Black Ant      
2:00 PM Solo Talk: How Companies Can Prepare for the Next Racially Charged Slaying Before It Happens – Indigo Ocean, Conscious Professionals of Color Solo Talk: Women in Venture Capital – Gené Teare, CrunchBase Workshop: Turning Conference Insights into Actionable Results – Coach Ahalya    
Creating An Inclusive Culture Panel What Accelerators Are Learning Funding Diverse Founders    
3:00 PM Startup Showcase Pitches Day 2 Solo Talk: Ana Arriola, Samsung Worksnhop: Design for Worldview – Amy Lazarus   Career Fair Ends
The Impact of Diverse Engineering Teams on Product Innovation    
3:45 PM Break
4:00 PM Solo Talk: Vatsal Mehta Director, Facebook Solo Talk: What We Can Do to Prevent the Next Police Slaying – Karen Fleshman, Racy Conversations 5 Lighting Talks

Zeeshan Khan, EnabledTech
Michelle Glauser, Techtonica
Lus Mendel, Karat
Maria Higuerey O’Hollearn, Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley
Rajkumari Neogy, iRestart
   
Reddit CEO & Executive Panel Improving Funding Pathways For All Entrepreneurs
4:30 PM
5:00 PM Women Tech Leaders Panel Keynote Panel        
Startup Showcase Winners & Closing
6:00 PM Day 2 Happy Hour Sponsored by Facebook

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Startup Showcase & Mentor Office Hours

Showcasing ten outstanding early stage entrepreneurs. The startups will pitch to investors on stage and host demo booths during the evening happy hour.

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10 Startup Showcase Finalists

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Innovation Hangar

Palace of the Fine Arts 3601 Lyon Street San Francisco, CA 94123 View Map

We are working to make our events as inclusive as possible. We will have ASL interpreters on site. If you have additional accessibility requests, please contact contact@techinclusion.co

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