Oct
15
to Oct 18

Innovation Week 2019

Innovation Week will run from Tuesday, October 15th through Friday, October 18th

Innovation Week is back! This year’s program will highlight and celebrate a range of innovative technologies, practices, and people across different sectors.

Be a part of this unique experience and connect with innovators in tech, entrepreneurship, healthcare, manufacturing, art, and more and learn how Burlington is becoming an authentic innovation ecosystem that is both strengthening our local community while making global impacts. Innovation Week 2019 will also include events presented by community partners, such as 7 Days’ Tech Jam and Reconciled's Entrepreneur Summit. Most events will be free, open to the public, and family friendly.

Additional news and events will be added here in the coming weeks, so check back in to stay up to date on all things Innovation Week.

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Oct
15
12:00 PM12:00

Innovation Week Kickoff Event: Our State of Innovation

  • Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Innovation is defined in many different ways, but at its core, innovation is about bringing into existence brilliant and socially relevant ideas to create significant positive change. But what does it take to be innovative?

This event, hosted by the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET), will bring together experts, entrepreneurs, innovators, and decision-makers to discuss what is required for Vermont to further grow into an innovation hub.

Introductory remarks by Governor Phil Scott (or his representative), Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, and UVM President Garimella will kick-off Innovation Week. Following these remarks, a panel discussion will explore the state of innovation in Vermont.

Panelists to be announced soon! The panel will be moderated by John Antonucci,  Director of Entrepreneurship, LaunchVT.

This event will be free and open to the public. Registration will be limited, and will open soon.

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Oct
15
5:00 PM17:00

Innovation in Healthcare

  • Larner College of Medicine Sullivan Classroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join EMBOLDIA and guest moderator Dr. Barry Finette, co-founder of THINKMD, for an engaging conversation with Dr. Darin Vercillo, co-founder of Central Logic as they discuss Entrepreneurs, Technology, and the Healthcare Revolution.

Also featuring Shameless Plugs, an around the room no-holds-barred 2-minute opportunity for attendees to share current business concepts, garner interest for investment opportunities, seek collaboration, or engage with potential employees or employers.

Click here to learn more about the event and register.

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Oct
16
5:30 PM17:30

Innovation in Energy

  • Vermont Energy Investment Corp (VEIC) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS


Climate change impacts everyone on Earth, and Burlington is at the forefront of combating this crisis. This event will highlight the work of the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC), Packetized Energy, and the Burlington Electric Department (BED) and how their innovative technologies and practices are being developed and deployed to fight climate change and realize a truly sustainable future for future generations.

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Oct
17
8:00 AM08:00

Reconciled's Entrepreneur Summit

Reconciled is welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the country to come and learn about launching and scaling an online services business. Come learn from entrepreneurs who have successfully built seven-figure businesses that leverage the latest in cloud-based technology with a remote-team approach.

This one-day event will feature keynote lectures and workshops led by entrepreneurs who have successfully built seven-figure businesses that leverage the latest in cloud-based technology with a remote team approach.

Click here to learn more and register for the Summit.

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Oct
17
10:00 AM10:00

Vermont Tech Jam

Yup, Vermont’s home to numerous innovative companies that are working locally and producing globally. The Vermont Tech Jam is one of the few times each year that all of these amazing companies come together under one roof to recruit talent and show off their latest projects.

This event is held annually by 7 Days, is free, and open to the public!

Click here to learn more and register for Tech Jam 2019.

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