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Theme: Innovation Through Diversity & Inclusion

Springfield, MA, United States
October 18th, 2013

About this event

Springfield is the "City of Firsts" - the first basketball game, the first motorcycle, the first "Springfield". This event will focus on how to use our diversity to bring back the innovation.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Kristian Ribberstrom
    Medici Group
  • Patricia Florissi
    Global CTO for Sales, EMC
  • Katherine Otway
  • Jon Thomas
    Tap Cancer Out
  • Maureen Connolly
    Maureen Connolly Management, Inc.
  • Keisha Ashe
    Many Mentors
  • Lise Poulos
  • Jennifer Brown
    Jennifer Brown Consulting
  • Ross Desmond
    Oracle Corp.
  • Brian Mullen
    Therapeutic Systems
  • Guy McClain
    Springfield Historical Museum
  • Hasib Muhammad
    Greening Forward
  • Zachary Holland
  • Jasmine Jiles
    Student, Springfield College
  • Rishi Bhalerao
    Patients Like Me
  • Guy McClain
    Springfield Historical Museum
  • Walter Swanson
    Wilbraham & Monson Academy
  • David Ryan Polgar

Venue and Details

1295 State Street
Springfield, MA, 01111
United States
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Jae Junkunc
Hartford, CT, United States

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Bill Dougherty
Speech Team Leader
Grant Ritter
TED Videos Selection Team Leader
Albert Halberstadt
Logistics & Planning Team Leader
Liz Canavan
Technology Team Leader
Kathleen Mayko
Attendees & Guests Team Leader
Seamus Gahan
Web Team Leader
Jason Polonski
Social Media Team Leader
Ann Allen
Project Manager
Jill Vancour
Priya Srinivasan
Program Assistance
Mukesh Sharma
Lorie Valle-Yanez
Program and Speaker Assistance
Pasha Benton
Marketing co-Leader
MarySue Gailey
Marketing co-Leader
Nick Criscitelli
Rules Maven