Celebrate entrepreneurship, cultivate creativity and drive high-impact innovation.

Schedule

Maine Startup and Create Week 2016 preliminary schedule. Please note that all days and times are subject to change.

Core Session

Monday | June 20 | 09:00 am–10:45 am | MECA

EdTech and the Era of Customized Learning

Erin Knight
Badge Alliance / Badge labs

Jean Hammond
learnlaunch

Steve Shapiro
Academic Merit

Core Session

Monday | June 20 | 09:00 am–10:45 am | MECA

Corporate Innovation

Doing Better by Doing Good

Ted Reed
Unum

Cheryl Eveleigh
Tom's of Maine

Lightning Workshop

Monday | June 20 | 11:00 am–12:00 pm |

Monday Lightning Learning Workshops

In-Depth, Instructional Workshops

Lunch

Monday | June 20 | 12:15 pm–1:45 pm | MECA Cafe

Lunch

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Keynote

Monday | June 20 | 12:30 pm–01:45 pm |

Keynote: Mimi Chun

MSCW Fireside Keynote Interviews

Mimi Chun
Loveback

Core Session

Monday | June 20 | 02:00 pm–03:45 pm | MECA

What Do Users Want?

(Apologies to Freud)

Core Session

Monday | June 20 | 02:00 pm–03:45 pm | MECA

Innovations in Apparel and Outdoor Design

How to Compete Against Giants

John Campbell
Matuse

MixPo

Monday | June 20 | 04:00 pm–05:30 pm |

Monday MixPo

Half mixer, half expo!

Core Event,  Social Event

Monday | June 20 | 05:30 pm–07:30 pm | Ocean Gateway

Work In Place: The New Geographies of Work

Building a community of remote workers in Maine

Core Session

Tuesday | June 21 | 09:00 am–10:45 am | MECA

Branding Through Storytelling

How to Share Your Story with Customers

Arielle Walrath
Might & Main

Mike Weymouth
Weymouth Design

Core Session

Tuesday | June 21 | 09:00 am–10:45 am | MECA

Food Waste

Designing Systems to Prevent Wasting Resources

Michele Pfannenstiel
Dirigo Food Safety

Hannah Selmer
Healthy Acadia

Theresa Snow
Salvation Farms

Emily Malina
Spoiler Alert

Bill Seretta
The Sustainability Lab & Maine Food System Innovation Challenge

Lightning Workshop

Tuesday | June 21 | 11:00 am–12:00 pm |

Tuesday Lightning Learning Workshops

In-Depth, Instructional Workshops

Lunch

Tuesday | June 21 | 12:15 pm–1:45 pm | MECA Cafe

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Keynote

Tuesday | June 21 | 12:30 pm–1:45 pm |

Keynote: Rodney Sampson

MSCW Fireside Keynote Interviews

Rodney Sampson
TechSquare Labs

Core Session

Tuesday | June 21 | 02:00 pm–03:45 pm | MECA

Acquiring Talent and Building Multi-Generational Teams

Ken Lubin
ZRG Partners

Teresa Schulz
Martin's Point Health Care

Leila Zayed
Best Companies Group

Core Session

Tuesday | June 21 | 02:00 pm–03:45 pm | MECA

Sea Tech

Food, Fuel and the Future

MixPo

Tuesday | June 21 | 04:00 pm–05:30 pm |

Tuesday MixPo

Half mixer, half expo!

Core Session

Wednesday | June 22 | 09:00 am–10:45 am | MECA

Top Tips in Digital UX Design

Jung Sin
Jung Yi Sin Design

Lightning Workshop

Wednesday | June 22 | 11:00 am–12:00 pm |

Wednesday Lightning Learning Workshops

In-Depth, Instructional Workshops

Lunch

Wednesday | June 22 | 12:15 pm–1:45 pm | MECA Cafe

Lunch

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Keynote

Wednesday | June 22 | 12:30 pm–1:45 pm |

Keynote: Sampriti Bhattacharyya

MSCW Fireside Keynote Interviews

Core Session

Wednesday | June 22 | 02:00 pm–03:45 pm | MECA

Artificial Intelligence

Adam Honig
Sprio Technologies

Rob May
Talla

Clare Bates Cogdon
Bowdoin College

Core Session

Wednesday | June 22 | 02:00 pm–03:45 pm | MECA

Pilot Plants

Testing Designs and Reducing Risk

Chris Steele
Investment Consulting Associates

Core Event

Wednesday | June 22 | 05:00 pm–07:30 pm | The Westin Portland Harborview

MTI Tech Walk

Core Session

Thursday | June 23 | 09:00 am–10:45 am | MECA

Harnessing the Power of Crowds

Peter Gloor
MIT Center for Collective Intelligence

Dara Albright
Dara Albright Media, FinFair Conference, LendIt Conference

Core Session

Thursday | June 23 | 09:00 am–10:45 am | MECA

Prototypes, Pronto!

Alex Nunn
Port City Makerspace

Kristine Schuman
TechPlace

Shakiri Murrain
Jade Trading Company

Jake Ryan
Open Bench Project

Lightning Workshop

Thursday | June 23 | 11:00 am–12:00 pm |

Thursday Lightning Learning Workshops

In-Depth, Instructional Workshops

Lunch

Thursday | June 23 | 12:15 pm–1:45 pm | MECA Cafe

Lunch

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Keynote

Thursday | June 23 | 12:30 pm–1:45 pm |

Keynote: Robyn Kanner

MSCW Fireside Keynote Interviews

Robyn Kanner
MyTransHealth

Core Session

Thursday | June 23 | 02:00 pm–3:45 pm | MECA

Big Data Case Study: Healthcare

Custom-Designed Healthcare. Your Data, Your Health

Thomas Torre
Copatient

Susan Woods
Veteran Administration, Maine

Core Session

Thursday | June 23 | 02:00 pm–03:45 pm | MECA

Ever Better: Product Design and Continual Innovation

Chad Leeder
L.L. Bean

MixPo

Thursday | June 23 | 04:00 pm–06:30 pm |

MixPo: Developers Recruiting Event

Half mixer, half expo! Job Recruiting Event

Core Session

Friday | June 24 | 09:00 am–10:45 am | MECA

Protecting the Enterprise in the Age of Cyberespionage

Sari Greene
Sage Data Security

Shiu-Kai Chin
Syracuse University

Core Session

Friday | June 24 | 09:00 am–10:45 am | MECA

Acquisition: Life Before and After

Lightning Workshop

Friday | June 24 | 11:00 am–12:00 pm |

Friday Lightning Learning Workshops

In-Depth, Instructional Workshops

Lunch

Friday | June 24 | 12:15 pm–1:45 pm | MECA Cafe

Lunch

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Keynote

Friday | June 24 | 12:30 pm–1:45 pm |

Keynote: Mike Perlis

MSCW Fireside Keynote Interviews

Mike Perlis
Forbes Media

Core Session

Friday | June 24 | 02:00 pm–3:45 pm | MECA

Building Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Creating Entrepreneurial Ecosystems off the Beaten Path

Michael Faloon
Our Katahdin

Tarik Sultan
Sultan Ventures

Core Session

Friday | June 24 | 02:00 pm–3:45 pm | MECA

Service Design

Kristina Drury
TYTHEdesign

MixPo

Friday | June 24 | 04:00 pm–05:30 pm |

Friday MixPo

Half mixer, half expo!

Core Event

Friday | June 24 | 06:00 pm– | Merrill Auditorium

Greenlight Maine Finale Event

See which company walks away with $100,000!

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