MON OCT 18

TUE OCT 19

WED OCT 20

THUR OCT 21

PRELIMINARY AGENDA BY DAY (subject to change) Optional events available outside of posted times.

SEE WHAT'S BUZZING... IN THE BEE HIVE
The BEE HIVE will be a hub of activity - much like our varied Communities of Innovation!

SPONSORS
Visit and connect at sponsor display tables
Monday, October 18             SET UP 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, October 19            OPEN HOURS 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, October 20       OPEN HOURS 7:30 am - 5:00 pm (followed by tear down)

CONNECTIONS
• Build your network and discovery at our roundtable topics at highboy tables throughout the Ballroom Foyer. Topics include incubator / accelerator trends, rebounding strategies, cultivating community engagement and more.

NESTS
• Sign-up for podium at one of our two NESTS to share your project or case study. These small 'theaters in the round' will have an AV Monitor for plug and play showcase segments. Limited spots available.
• Speak with Vickie Palmer to sign up for your 5-minute theater segment.

DINE AROUNDS DIRECTORY - Wednesday evening October 20
• RESERVE YOUR SPOT at one of our INFORMAL DINNER GROUPS on this evening.
• Informal Group Dinners return! One of the greatest benefits of the conference is connecting with your peers reinforcing strong and lasting relationships. We will once again have our informal dinner groups on Wednesday evening. We make the reservations and you choose which location satisfies your cravings!
• All expenses and transportation (if needed) are at individual expense.
• Spouses/significant others are invited to attend.
• We have made reservations at a variety of dining options, and one is bound to please every tastebud.

THE COMMONS PODCAST
• COMMONS PODCAST hosted by Tom Osha of Wexford Science & Technology, Tom will engage guest speakers and community leaders on this daily podcast distributed through all podcast channels.
• Conversations featuring researchers, innovators, artists, entrepreneurs, community builders, and though leaders who are improving the human condition in their own backyard and across the globe. Will you be next?!