2018 Festival Agenda - Propelify

Ready To Propel? Check the agenda for each stage and event area below:

  • Stage of Wisdom (North)
  • Stage of Inspiration (SOUTH)
  • Exhibitors
  • Interactive

Doors Open at 9AM!


9:00 AM 

Track: Music

Session: Doors Open

Music by Jansport J


9:45 AM 

Track: Special

Session: Solo

The Future of Hoboken

Ravi Bhalla,
Mayor of Hoboken


9:55 AM

Track: Special

Session: Solo

Propelify 2018 | Are you Determined?

Aaron Price

Aaron Price,
Propelify


10:05 AM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Session: Solo


Welcome | 5 Reasons My Tech Company Was Worth $50 Million

Mike Luzio - Emcee,
The LVE Group


10:20 AM 

Track: Entrepreneurship​

Session: Solo

Getting To $100M+ With No Business Plan

Jenny Fleiss,
Code Eight, Rent The Runway


10:40 AM 

Track: Entrepreneurship​

Session: Solo

Dream Teams: The Hidden Science of Breakthrough Collaboration 


Shane Snow,
Contently


11:05 AM 

Track: Future of...

Session: Solo

The Present and the Future of AI 

Dennis Mortensen,
x.ai

Omar Tawakol,
Voicera

Marty Swant,
Adweek


11:30 AM 

Track: Music

Session: Performance

Music Performance

Plastiq Passion


11:50 PM 

Track: Future of...

Session: Panel

Series M: Married while Entrepreneuring

Rebecca Price,
Enigma

Claudia Page,
Daily Motion

Howard Greenstein,
Educational Alliance


12:10 PM

Track: Panel

Session: Panel

Leading by Example: Women, Work and What’s Next

Beth Comstock, 
GE (former)

Linda Holliday,
Citia

Heather Cabot,
Geek Girl Rising

Susan Sobbott,
American Express (former)


12:45 PM

Track: Special

Session: Fireside

The Innovation State

Gov. Phil Murphy, 
State of New Jersey

Aaron Price

Aaron Price,
Propelify


1:25 PM

Track: Future of...

Session: Panel

Propelling Innovation: Changing the Face of Tech

Carley Graham-Garcia , 
Google

Kelly Richardson,
Per Scholas

Anthony Pegues, 
Per Scholas

Sameer Jain,
Barclays


1:45 PM

Track: Future of...

Session: Solo

Future of Work

Jeanniey Mullen,
Mercer

Benji Decker,
Mercer


2:05 PM

Track: Music

Session: Music

Music by Wild Planes

Wild Planes


2:30 PM 

Track: Entrepreneurship

Session: Solo

Building Your Growth Suite: 5 Steps To More Customers

Todd Giannattasio,
Tresnic Media


2:45 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Session: Panel

Women Investing in Women

Andrea Huspeni,
Entrepreneur

Kathleen Griffith, 
Grayce & Co.

Anu Duggal,
Female Founders Fund


3:10 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Session: Solo

Why Building a Business is an Art Not a Science

John Henry

John Henry,
Harlem Capital


3:30 PM

Track: Special

Session: Fireside/Panel

Fighting Fake News (And What We Can Do About It)

David Mikkelson
Snopes

Jon Fine
Inc.com


4:05 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Session: Startup Comp

STARTUP COMPETITION

Brian Frumberg,
VentureOut

Andrew Grubb.
Mercer

Paul Corey,
Pearson


4:35 PM

Track: Special


Can spoken communication be disrupted too?

Michael Chad Hoeppner,
GK Training and Communications


4:45 PM 

Track: Corp Innovation

Session: Panel



Announce Winners: Startup Comp & Heroes

Brian Frumberg,
VentureOut


4:50 PM

Track: Corp Innovation

Session: Panel

Future of Healthcare

Josh Kampel,
Techonomy

Albert Baker,
Hackensack Medical Center


5:15 PM

Track: Corp Innovation

Session: Fireside

Accelerating New Jersey’s Technology Ecosystem: Public & Private Partnership

Chris Sudgen,
Edison Partners

Tim Sullivan,
NJEDA


5:40 PM

Track: Future of...

Session: Panel

Is Blockchain the Answer to Big Data Problems AND Does Blockchain Create Existential Threats to Intermediaries?

David Sorin,
Mccarter & English

Bruce Weed,
IBM

Vipin Kasarla,
CIT Bank

Kenneth A. Goodwin Jr.,
Jeanensis Capital Markets


6:05 PM

Track: Special

Session: Virtual

Tech in NJ

Cory Booker,
US Senator


6:10 PM

Track: Future of...

Session: Fireside

Artificial Ignorance vs. Curious Retail: how algorithms and data-driven predictive/intuition are ruining retail & how retail that feeds curiosity, exploration and discovery will win.

David Polinchock,
Experiential Advertising

Sarah DaVanzo,
L'Oreal


6:35 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Session: Solo

Overcoming Depression in Entrepreneurship

Ramon Ray,
Smart Hustle Magazine


7:00 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Session: Fireside

Should I not raise money?

Frank Denbow,
INK'A

Joshua Haas
Bubble


7:25 PM

Track: Entrepreneurship

Session: Fireside

The Highs and Lows of Building Propelify 2018

Aaron Price

Aaron Price,
Propelify

Mark Yackanich,
Column6


8:00 PM

Track: Special

Session: Performance

Music Performance by Trick Candles

Trick Candles


9:00 PM


Fireworks

Icon City NYC Waterfront

9:30 PM


Afterparty