iOpener Innovation Conference 2018

i.c.stars’ annual ​iOpener Innovation Conference ​brings ​together ​CIOs, ​entrepreneurs, vendors and ​alumni ​of ​i.c.stars ​to ​explore ​innovative developments in technology.

 

When: 24 Aug 2018 - 7:00am - 11:30am America/Chicago
Where: Motorola Mobility, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1900, Chicago IL

The ​annual ​i.c.stars' ​iOpener ​conference ​brings ​together ​CIOs, ​entrepreneurs, ​students, ​alumni ​of ​i.c.stars ​and ​vendors ​to ​explore ​a ​technology-development ​topic ​of ​mutual ​interest.

This year's iOpener conference theme is The Workforce & Workplace in 2025, Quantum Computing, Augmented Reality, and AI.

iOpener Innovation Conference is a morning, tabled networking conversation, focused on thought-leadership and intimate discussions amongst attendees at their tables. Breakfast is included

Agenda

7:00 am VIP Reception

8:00 am Event Begins

8:05 am Board welcome: Sabrina King, Chef Talent Officer LEARN Charter Schools

8:20 am Paige Cox-Lisk, Chief People Officer, Catalyte

8:30 am Sandee kastrul, i.c.stars Icebreaker

8:45 am Discussion Session Lightning Round #1

9:00 am CIBC & Cycle 41 Project Presentation

9:15 am Networking Break #1

9:35 am Sandee Kastrul Vision

10:00 am Baskar Jayaraman, Machine Learning Engineering Manager. ServiceNow

10:15 am Gunjan Shah, North America Connected & Smart Devices GM, Lenovo

10:30 am Discussion Session Lightning Round #2

10:45 am Networking Break #2

11:10 am Helen Sun, CTO, STATS

11:20 am Comcast Business introduces Alumni Award

11:25 am Alumni Award Acceptance Speech

11:35 am Discussion Session Report Out

11:45 am Closing Remarks

12:00 pm Event Concludes.

iOpener 2017 Highlights

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Amanda Hogan, Director of Corporate Partnerships at (312) 275-5711 or ahogan@icstars.org.

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$10,790
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$44,010