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Wednesday, April 13
 

9:30am

TechTown Detroit
Limited Capacity filling up
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: A day in the life of TechTown

Come learn more about the great programs offered by TechTown Detroit where tech is in our name and community is in our heart. In the last eight years, TechTown has served nearly 1600 companies who created more than 1200 jobs and raised more than $120 million in capital. More than half of the organization’s clients are non-white, women and over the age of 50. SWOT City clients are 94% African American and 40% women.

Presenters
avatar for Regina Ann Campbell

Regina Ann Campbell

Retail / Place-Based Entrepreneurship Track Captain / Advisory Board, TechTown Detroit
Regina has over 20 years of experience in the non-profit and public sector. Regina has directed the strategic vision, program design and development, execution and growth of the place-based entrepreneurship's flagship programs: SWOT City and Retail Services. Regina has a successful... Read More →
avatar for Paul Riser

Paul Riser

Managing Director, Technology-Based Entrepreneurship, TechTown Detroit
avatar for Ned Staebler

Ned Staebler

President & CEO, TechTown Detroit

Host Companies
avatar for TechTown Detroit

TechTown Detroit

As Detroit’s most established business accelerator and incubator, TechTown helps startup, emerging and long-time businesses develop, launch and grow, catalyzing individual enterprises while strengthening and diversifying the local economy. In the last eight years, TechTown has... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
TechTown Detroit 440 Burroughs St, Detroit, MI 48202

9:30am

Motown Museum
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The Legacy of the Motown Sound

Attendees will walk in the footsteps of Motown legends, like Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross, and stand in the space where the Motown Sound was conceived-- the result of an unmatched level of creativity, innovation and determination. Our session will include an introduction of the deep musical, cultural and social influence that continues to impact society today. Plus we?ll tour Studio A, and hear insider anecdotes about how innovation, grit and creativity played a crucial role in the legacy formed inside the ?house that rocked the world? on West Grand Boulevard.

Presenters
avatar for Robin R. Terry

Robin R. Terry

Chairmwoman and CEO, Motown Museum

Host Companies
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Motown Museum

We protect, preserve and narrate the deep cultural, social and historical significance of the Motown legacy, a Detroit export that serves as an example of the grit, determination and entrepreneurial vision that are all part of Detroit's spirit at its absolute best. We offer an educational... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
Motown Museum 2648 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48208

1:30pm

Grand Circus
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
If you are not able to add this session to your schedule, visit our TICKETS PAGE.
Session Title: Time for a Change: Transitioning to a Career in Tech

Kick off your Grand Circus visit ​with an all encompassing tour beginning in our award-winning lobby. We'll then walk you through our co-working space that boasts amazing views of Grand Circus Park. ​Finish your visit with us as CEO Damien Rocchi leads an open panel with alumni and current students as they discuss the career-changing decision to take an intensive coding bootcamp, how it has led them to where they are now and why we need to attract more tech workers to the city of Detroit.

Special Instructions from Host Company to Attendees:  We are located at 1570 Woodward Ave. - you will enter through the set of gold doors on Woodward (not the entrance off of Witherell) and take the elevator up to the 4th floor. We'll meet you there! See below for parking information. There are plenty of lots and structures within a few blocks of Grand Circus. Please click on the link to see our Parking Guide that maps out some of these options. In addition to those highlighted, there is also metered street parking available on Broadway and Washington and we are right across the street from the Grand Circus Park People Mover Station! Link:   https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8831mS1qxO8SmkxSzkyWjZGSmc/view?usp=sharing

Presenters
avatar for Damien Rocchi

Damien Rocchi

Founder, Grand Circus
Damien Rocchi is the CEO and co-founder of Grand Circus, a modern tech training academy based in downtown Detroit. Damien is a native Australian who is passionate about Detroit’s tech-led renaissance and the application of new approaches to education. Much of Damien’s experience... Read More →

Host Companies
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Grand Circus

At Grand Circus, we're passionate about giving people amazing careers and helping local businesses grow by hiring local tech superstars. Our bootcamps serve both purposes: we give people critical skills for tech jobs while introducing them to businesses looking for talent.


Wednesday April 13, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Grand Circus 1570 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

4:30pm

Detroit Institute of Music Education
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: Music Education is a four letter word: DIME

Navigating your way round the music industry is a complicated business, and learning from experience is the best way. DIME’s founders and instructors have that experience. All of our high-level courses are for musicians and entrepreneurs who wish to excel and maximize their musical ability, whilst learning how the industry works. Take a tour of the classrooms, meet our staff, and see how our hands-on-instrument approach to teaching is changing the face of the higher education system. 

Presenters
avatar for Elise McCoy

Elise McCoy

Head of Recruiting and Admissions, Detroit Institute of Music Education
avatar for Karl Middleton

Karl Middleton

Head of Institute, Detroit Institute of Music Education
avatar for Paul Schauert

Paul Schauert

Head of Education, Detroit Institute of Music Education

Host Companies
avatar for Detroit Institute of Music Education

Detroit Institute of Music Education

DIME is a music institute offering undergraduate courses and certificates in performance, songwriting and music entrepreneurship.