Oct
18
5:00 PM17:00

Innovation in Craft Beverage

The craft beverage revolution is a modern story of innovation like no other and has deeps roots here in Burlington. In particular, Flynn Avenue in Burlington’s South End has been and remains the home of some the most successful craft brews in the game. This event offers an opportunity to hear from Alan Newman, Founder of Magic Hat Brewing, Bill Cherry, Founder of Switchback Brewing, and Justin Heilenbach, Founder of Citizen Cider.

These entrepreneurs will share their stories of how taking chances and doing it differently has made Burlington a pioneer and steadfast leader in the global craft beverage industry.

Prior to the presentation, there will be live music and drinks served starting at 5 PM.

After the presentation, there will be time for Q&A, live music, and (of course) some more libations.

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Oct
17
10:30 AM10:30

Continuous Improvement and Innovation Symposium

Join the Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) and other Vermont continuous improvement and innovation enthusiasts at this unique networking and learning event!  The purpose of this special VMEC Manufacturing Month Event is to connect, stimulate, and learn. This Symposium is an opportunity to see what’s happening right here in Vermont by bringing together hundreds of people from the business, educational, and government communities to share their knowledge and experiences.

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Oct
17
9:00 AM09:00

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 Seven Days, is free, and open to the public.

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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.

This is a private and paid event.

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Oct
16
7:00 PM19:00

Innovation in Transportation

Join us for a public presentation, Walking Your Way to Community Vitality, with Jeff Speck on the economic promise of walkable and bikable communities, on the ways we can reshape our public spaces so they improve our quality of life, and on the benefits of designing streets that belong to everyone. Valet bike parking will be provided by Local Motion. Books will be available for purchase through Phoenix Books.

Parking will be free and open to the public throughout the campus during the event, with the Jeffords and Waterman Visitor lots in closest proximity to the Davis Center. For more information, please visit: http://www.uvm.edu/map/

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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 they are developing and deploying innovative technologies and practices to fight climate change and realize a truly sustainable future for future generations.

This event is free and open to the public. Please register as space is limited.

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Oct
16
3:00 PM15:00

IoT Conduit Open House and Demo Night

Join IoT Conduit at their open house at 12-22North Co-working, in the Old North End.

There will be a number of Internet-of-Things Demos for you to explore, including:

  • 'Live-streaming' training from EVmatch at 3:30pm showing how to use the newest car-charging app. EVmatch is the 'airbnb of EV chargers' for the fast charger recently installed at 12-22 North. See an Accel-VT pilot winner in action.

  • Open Lab at Smart Resource Labs for first IoT PV Power Plant + R&D site that is part of the Infiswift Technologies AI-Fabric applied to Solar + Storage,

  • LoRaWAN Waterfront wireless sensor network demo. See how this new wireless sensor network works with legacy Modbus devices, plans for distributed solar resource monitoring network in Burlington and progress in work sponsored by the UVM Office for VP of Research. Please bring your ideas for environmental applications for a free wireless sensor remote communications to take action on climate change.

  • Designs for 30kW bifacial module test facility including live solar desks.

There will also be demos of smart cities technologies including the work done for Cambrian Rise wildlife corridor monitoring by the Vermont Commons School.

And to top it all off, great wood-fired tacos and beverages on the house!!

This is a primer for the Innovation in Energy event at VEIC from 5:30-7:30 pm. A reception will be held afterward back at 12-22 North from 8-10 PM.

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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.

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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) and BTV Ignite, will bring together experts, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers to discuss their work and share their stories of what it takes to innovate in Vermont.

Introductory remarks and special announcements will be given by Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and UVM President Garimella. Following these remarks, a panel discussion will explore the state of innovation in Vermont.

Panelists include David Bradbury, President of Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET), Michael Ly, CEO of Reconciled, Co-Founder of Humnly, and Co-Founder of BlockchainVT, and Sascha Mayer and Christine Dodson, Founders of Mamava, and Janice St. Onge, President of Flexible Capital Fund. The panel will be moderated by John Antonucci, Director of Entrepreneurship at LaunchVT

This event will be free and open to the public. Please register, as space is limited.

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Oct
15
to Oct 18

Innovation Week 2019

Innovation Week will run from Tuesday, October 15th through Saturday, October 19th

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 Seven 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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