October 8-10 at Hangar 9

Big Kansas City is:

Founders, designers, developers, investors and the like Converging on the Midwest for two and a half days Sharing ideas, co-creating experiences, and inspiring altered landscapes

"One of the top conferences to attend for entrepreneurs" - Forbes

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Who will be there

For the entrepreneur, the corporate innovator, the college student. Whether you're building a business, strengthening foundations, or choosing your career path. There will be crypto traders and investors too who are trying to make profits from a relatively new investment opportunity. The ideal crypto coin selection on a good crypto exchange opens many possibilities for making profits. Coinbase is a reliable crypto exchange used by a lot of crypto traders. Visit https://kryptoszene.de/exchanges/coinbase-erfahrungen/ to find more about Coinbase.

Previous attendees include...

Speaker Lineup

Neil Blumenthal

@NeilBlumenthal Warby Parker

Neil loves helping people see. He is co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, a lifestyle brand offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price, while distributing a pair of glasses to someone in need for every pair sold.

Kimberly Bryant

@6Gems Black Girls Code

Founder and Executive Director of Black Girls Code. Empowering young women of color ages 7-17, Black Girls Code helps them to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders + creators.

John Wirtz

@jmwirtz Hudl

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Hudl, a software company that helps millions of athletes and coaches analyze and share videos.

Mike Johnston

@mikeslessons mikeslessons.com

Founder of MikesLessons.com. Mike helped to pioneer the online music lesson marketplace. From his basement on YouTube, to a website, to his own facility hosting international drum camps.

Steve Case

@SteveCase Revolution.com

Chairman and CEO, Revolution
Co-Founder, America Online
Chairman, UP Global
Chairman, The Case Foundation

Maxine Bedat

@maxinebedat Zady

Co-Founder of Zady, a lifestyle destination for conscious consumers. Sharing creators' stories and facilitating a connection to our things and each other. Also co-founder and executive director of The Bootstrap Project.

Marissa Sackler

@marissasackler Beespace

Founder and President of Beespace, a nonprofit incubator launching the next generation of influential organizations.

Eric Schweikardt

@modrobotics Modular Robotics

Founder and CEO of Modular Robotics. Local manufacturing! Robot toys to help kids gain intuitions about complexity, patterns, and emergence.

Kimber Lockhart

@kimber_lockhart One Medical Group

VP of Engineering at One Medical Group - fixing the healthcare system. Founder of Increo acquired by Box, where she became the Senior Director of Web App Engineering.

Gary Shaprio

@GaryShapiro Consumer Electronics Association

CEO of Consumer Electronics Association producers of CES. Author of Ninja Innovation and The Comeback.

Marc Hemeon

@hemeon hemeon.com

Co-founder of 5 companies. Led design at Oakley, digg, Youtube and currently at Google X. Harnessing the powers of ADHD for good.

Jason Zone Fisher

@JZFish jasonzonefisher.com

TV Host, producer and brand spokesman for MTV, Nickelodeon, Big Ten, CNBC, Skype, Gillette, among many others. Thrilled to be hosting Big Kansas City for the second year in a row.

Nancy Lublin

@nancylublin dosomething.org

CEO of Do Something. 2.8 million members tackling campaigns that impact every cause. Founder of Crisis Text Line. Founder of Dress for Success.

Shradha Agarwal

@shr4dha ContextMediaInc.com

Co-founder of ContextMedia, bringing health information when & where it matters, impacting 60M patients. Loves purposeful people & companies.

Anita Newton

@AnitaBNewton anitabnewton.com

VP of Corporate Marketing with Adknowledge and a Kauffman Founders School expert in marketing. Previously led marketing at Procter & Gamble, Sprint and AMC Theatres, as well as startups such as Zave Networks, acquired by Google.

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5:00pm Sprint Accelerator Health Reverse Pitch at Sprint Accelerator Presented by Sprint Accelerator, Techstars, Collab
6:00pm KC Convergence at VML Presented by VML and Triple I
8:00pm Opening Party at Missouri Bank Presented by the Kauffman Foundation (Open to the public)
8:30am Registration and Breakfast‎ Breakfast by CRM Point
9:00am Morning Presentations
12:30pm Lunch Provided by NIC
2:00pm Afternoon Presentations
5:00pm Big Happy at The Guild Presented by KC Next, KCADC, Rise of the Rest
6:00pm The Future of EdTech at Think Big Partners Presented by Mozilla Gigabit Fund
8:00pm The Middle Party Presented by Sprint (Exclusive to badge holders)
9:00am Registration and Breakfast‎ Breakfast by CRM Point
9:30am Morning Presentations
12:30pm Lunch Provided by DST Systems
2:00pm Afternoon Presentations
5:05pm Happy Hour (Exclusive to badge holders)
8:00pm Closing Party Presented by Polsinelli, Flyover Capital (Open to the public)

Returning to Hangar9

Located in Hangar 9 at Kansas City’s Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport, the National Airline History Museum is the nation’s premiere commercial aviation museum, commemorating the development of commercial aviation and providing a home for Big Kansas City.

Hotel Accomodations

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