Southeast Entrepreneurship

Conference Schedule 2019

March 1-2, 2019

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Friday, March 1, 2019

8:00-9:00am

8:30am

Registration and Breakfast

Pitch Information Meeting

Location: UTC University Center 2nd Floor, in front of Auditorium

Location: Signal Mountain Room

9:00-9:45am

Welcome & Morning Keynote

Richard Rhett - Co-Founder - Sierra Madre

Location: UTC University Center Auditorium

10:00-10:45am

Breakout Session I

 
 

Breakout Session 1A

"What Customers Know"

Kenneth Burke and Matt Holland - Text Request 

Location: UTC University Center Chattanooga Room A

 

Breakout Session 1B

"Building a Startup Team"

Tori Samples - Co-Founder - Leaf Global Fintech

Location: UTC University Center Chattanooga Room B/C

10:00-11:00am 

Pitch Round 1 - Group A

Location: UTC University Center Signal Mountain Room

 

Pitch Judge/Organizer Conference Room

 

11:00-11:45am

Breakout Session II

 
 

Breakout Session 2A

"An Entrepreneurs Story"

Corey Ranslem - IMSA & UTC

Location: UTC University Center Chattanooga Room A

 

Breakout Session 2B

"Bootstrapping"

Nick Macco - Founder - Southtree, Legacybox 

Location: UTC University Center Chattanooga Room B/C

11:00am-12:00pm 

Pitch Round 1 - Group B

Location: UTC University Center Signal Mountain Room 

 

Pitch Judge/Organizer Conference Room

 

12:00-1:30pm

Lunch & Keynote Speaker

Santosh Sankar - Dynamo VC

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room

1:30-2:30pm

Networking Session

Location: UTC University Center Chattanooga Room A

 

Pitch Round 1 - Group C

Location: UTC University Center Signal Mountain Room 

 

Pitch Judge/Organizer Conference Room

 

2:30-3:30pm

Pitch Round 1 - Group D

Location: UTC University Center Signal Mountain Room 

2:45-4:30pm

Walking Tour of Innovation District

Location: Start at Waterhouse Pavillion at Miller Plaza

 

Pitch Score Tallying: CEO Officers

 

4:30-5:00pm

Arrive at The Edney Innovation Center

 

5:00-6:30pm

Pitch Competition Semi-Finals

Location: The Edney Innovation Center

6:30-7:30pm

Social Event

Location: The Edney Innovation Center

Saturday, March 2, 2019

9:00-9:30am

Breakfast

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room

9:30-10:15am

 

Pitch Finalists are Announced

Morning Keynote

Justin Jolls - Co-Founder and Inventor - Jolls Innovations, LLC

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room

10:30am-12:00pm

Student Pitch Competition Finals 

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room 

12:00pm

Closing Remarks/Announce Pitch Winners

Location: UTC University Center Tennessee Room