2014 Conference Schedule

Below is a sample schedule from the 2014 Venture Atlanta Conference held October 21-22, 2014. The schedule for the 2015 Venture Atlanta Conference will be supplied when available.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

8:30 Private Meetings begin for Investors and Presenters
11:00 Registration Opens
11:00 – 7:00 Exhibition Area Open
12:00 Opening Remarks and Conf Kick Off
12:30 – 1:30 Information Security Panel featuring:

This panel brings together world class experts on cyber security from four distinct perspectives: Military, Political, Entrepreneurial, and Investment.  We’ll cover both concerns and opportunities in the security industry that the technology-oriented audience can put to use when considering their product roadmap and business development strategies.”

1:30 – 2:15 Networking Break
2:15 – 3:20 Early Stage Company Presentations
3:20 – 4:00 Networking Break
4:00 – 5:00 Venture Spotlight Company Presentations
5:00 – 6:00 Liquidity Panel
The goal of nearly every venture backed company is to grow and ultimately create it a liquidity event for the shareholders. This panel will discuss the industry trends and personal experiences of some of the Southeast’s most exciting M&A events in the last year.

6:00 – 7:30 Cocktail Party- Sponsored by UPS CONNECT
7:00 – 10:30
VIP Dinner
VIP Dinner (Investors (Angel and VC), Presenter CEOs)
Location: Ventanas

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

7:30 – 9:00 VIP Breakfast – Investors and Presenting Companies Only
9:00 – 9:30 Conference Open / Networking / Coffee Available, coffee and pastries out for arriving guests.
9:30 – 9:35 Opening Remarks
9:35 – 10:30 AT&T Panel
White hot competition, disruptive technologies and public policy translate into a dynamic mobile industry. What trends will affect carrier investment, and how will it impact the startup and venture community? What role will over-the-top technologies play? Our distinguished panelists will discuss traditional platforms for mobile growth – and business, technology and policy trends shaping their future.

10:30 – 11:35 Early and Venture Spotlight Company Presentations
11:35 – 12:15 Lunch Set Up and Networking
12:15 – 1:30 Closing Keynote Speaker

1:30 Closing Remarks and Drawings
1:45 Conference concludes but rooms stay open until 4 p.m. for private networking meetings.