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      March 10, 2019

      Sunday   9:00 AM

      323 E 6th St
      Austin, Texas 78701

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      KC Outpost at SXSW 2019

      Stop by the KC Outpost, just two blocks from the convention center, on Sunday, March 10! Leaders from America’s most centrally located metro are collaborating with the nation’s top minds to test out new technologies. You’ll converse with national experts about the future of transportation, smart city technology and cybersecurity – plus discuss issues around diversity and attracting STEM talent. #SXSWKC The event will be an inspiring oasis for innovators, entrepreneurs, city leaders and journalists, featuring: Breakfast tacos and cocktails Unique discussions that bring to life trendsetting innovations Exclusive tastings, interactive experiences, curated conversations with our industry-thought leaders, and more!  Itinerary: 8:30 AM: Doors open; come on in! 9:00 AM: How "smart city" programs are transforming American cities   10:00 AM: New ways to attract – and keep – talented tech workers   11:00 AM: Fireside Chat: Fostering diversity and inclusion in 2019 and beyond   12:00 PM: U.S. whiskey rebounds | Demo and tasting 1:00 PM: Cybersecurity: Critical issues to watch in 2019   2:00 PM: Will Hyperloop transform the way we travel?     Progamming:   Emcee - Jason Grill, Founder, JGrill Media    Panel 1: How "smart city" programs are transforming American cities   Bob Bennett, Chief Information Officer, City of Kansas City, Missouri Ruthbea Clarke Yesner, VP of Smart Cities, International Data Corporation (IDC) Gordon Feller, Founder, Meeting of the Minds Miguel Gamiño Jr., EVP, Head of Global Cities, Mastercard Panel 2: New ways to attract – and keep – talented tech workers   Jessica Palm, Vice President, Lead Executive, Team KC: Life + Talent, KCADC Sara Slocum, Recruiting Team Leader, Garmin Molly Weaver, MBA HCS, Talent Acquisition Director, Children’s Mercy Hospital   Fireside Chat - Fostering diversity and inclusion in 2019 and beyond   Dell Gines, Sr. MBA, MSF, CECD, PHD ABD, Senior Community Development Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Rodney Sampson, Chairman & CEO, Opportunity Hub      U.S. whiskey rebounds | Demo and tasting Ryan Maybee, Co-Founder, J. Rieger & Co.   Panel 3: Cybersecurity: Critical issues to watch in 2019   Eric Foster, COO, CYDERES/Fishtech Group Chris Lalonde, COO, Wickr Jason Zann, VP, Head of Platform, RiskIQ Panel 4: Will Hyperloop transform the way we travel?   Diana Zhou, Director of Project Strategy at Virgin Hyperloop One  Drew Thompson, PE, PMP, Director, Black & Veatch Ryan Weber, President, KC Tech Council Christine Murray, Senior Vice President, Managing Director at Fenaroli & Associates – Moderator    Come back to Maggie Mae’s for happy hour at 4:30 p.m., and watch the Top 5 startups from the fast-pitch lunch compete live in the Legacy Lounge for two fast tract spots in Startup of the Year’s Fall competition followed by Startup Night SXSW 2019 presented by Eventbrite.   Visit www.thinkkc.com/sxsw2019 for more event details. 

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