Collaborate 2015: The Innovator's Conference

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Collaborate: The Innovator’s Conference, Where Innovators in Entrepreneurship, Government, and Technology Converge

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You will leave invigorated with new ideas, new skills, and new relationships.

This January, Fosterly will be hosting Collaborate 2015, where innovators in entrepreneurship, government, and technology converge. On January 23rd and 24th of 2015, the nation’s leading innovators are gathering in Washington DC for two days of engaging conversations and hands on learning.

DAASN is proud and honored to be partnering with Fosterly on Collaborate. DAASN has been a hub of entrepreneurship in Baltimore as a sponsor of StartupMD.org, TEDCO Entrepreneurship Annual Conference, and Founders of Think Big Baltimore.

Collaborate will be full with participants ranging from startups to the hottest companies and news outlets in the country (Facebook, Twitter, GitHub, Reddit, Verizon, DJI, Tesla, CEA, Re/Code, TechCrunch, etc...), as well as the public sector (the White House, NASA, USAID, GSA/18F, Commerce, Labor, etc...), this is a can't miss event.

Build valuable new relationships with an active community of investors, advisors, and fellow innovators. Connect with other public sector innovators fighting against the acceptance of mediocrity. Join the brightest minds driving innovation in everything from space exploration to electric vehicles.

You will leave invigorated with new ideas, new skills, and new relationships. Collaborate is an experience you will remember for years to come.

Register here: http://collaborate.fosterly.com/registration

Save 20% if you use the discount code "DAASNCOLLAB"

Conference Information

January 23rd & 24th, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

4 Types of Conference Programming

KEYNOTES
With 6 keynotes, including renowned experts from Facebook, Angel.co, and GoogleX co-founder Tom Chi, you can expect a packed house.

FORUMS
Tired of crowded panels and one-dimensional conversations? Collaborate Forums are a new kind of panel limited to 3 speakers who each bring something unique to the discussion.

WORKSHOPS
Choose from 16 workshops and leave with actionable new skills you can immediately put to work in your organization.

ROUND TABLES
Collaborate is big but Round Tables are not. Led by subject matter experts, join sixteen peers to discuss the topics that matter to you in one of 24 Round Tables at Collaborate.

http://collaborate.fosterly.com/speakers/

PLUS:
EDTECH PITCH
Learn about new startups emerging in the education space.

MEDIA MATCH
Speed dating for journalists and conference attendees

DOLPHIN TANK
Pitch practice and feedback for founders seeking investment

HEADSHOT LAB
Professional headshot photos for your business needs

Conference Schedule Highlights

Thursday Jan 22
OPENING PARTY

Friday Jan 23

AGENTS OF INNOVATION EXPO - Government vendors exhibiting their innovative products and services.

CREATIVE GOVERNMENT SHOWCASE - Govenment Agencies and related programs presenting exciting, ground-breaking projects

VIP RECEPTION
Ronald Reagan Building Pavilion Room
Washington, DC

Saturday Jan 24

ENTREPRENEUR RESOURCE EXPO - Featuring the area's best resources, service providers, and technology partners.

STARTUP SHOWCASE - Showcasing bootstrapped disrupters and VC-backed growth companies

Keynote Speakers

KATIE HARBATH
Global Politics and Outreach Manager
Facebook

HELEN SEIDEL
Public Affairs Counselor
Australian Embassy

TOM CHI
Chief Product Officer, Factory
Co-Founder, Google X

DR. ROBERT GRIFFIN
Deputy Undersecretary of Science and Technology
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

DAVID BARRETT
Chief Executive Officer
Expensify

KEN NGUYEN
General Counsel & Venture Hacker
AngelList

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