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2020 ROC Tech Conference - Sponsorship I

We're Going VIRTUAL

September 17th  |  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and Innovative are excited to co-host guests from across the country as the 2020 ROC Tech Conference goes virtual. This year we will once again deliver thought-provoking keynotes and game-changing breakout sessions to our online attendees.  Be prepared to leave the day inspired and challenged to see how the latest technology can elevate you and your organization!

If you couldn't make it to RTC19, here is what you missed

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8:10 am - 8:50 am

Jumpstarting America 

Bruce Peters and Jonathon Gruber 

8:10 am - 8:50 am

Data Privacy and Security Basics for Startups 

Allison Prout  

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Driving Innovation in a Technology Company 

Justin Copie 

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Delicious Meals Delivered 

John DeStefano and Jean Claude Pierre Jr. 



9:40 am - 10:10 am

Preparedness and the Power of Culture: Lessons from COVID-19 

Dave Wilson and Nathan Shapiro

9:40 am - 10:10 am

Building Large Scale Listing Recommender 

"Sri-G" Madhvanath 

10:20 am - 10:50 am

The Value of Innovation in Challenging Times 

Ben Schriener 

11:00 am - 11:30 am

The Culture of Innovation 

Sean Flaherty 

11:00 am - 11:30 am

One Founder's Journey:
The World has Changed, so Should our Tech Companies

Amy Spurling 

11:40 am - 12:10 pm

 Explore How Technology is Solving Problems in Healthcare Panel

Bill Knitter and Joe Macrillo
Moderator Jeff Reinholtz 




11:40 am - 12:10 pm

Women Leaders in Technology Panel

Jessica Nava, Garland Nichols, Amy Carey, Allison Prout
Moderator Kim Gaylord 

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Find Out Why Rochester is the New Home for Technology Panel 

Lauren Dixon, Joe Stefko, David Brown, Sri-G Madhvanath, Pete Zizzi
Moderator Bill Strassburg 

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Explore How the Modernization of Applications are Critical During These Unprecedented Times 

Craig Lamb

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Title Coming Soon

Aaron Newman  

1:00 am - 1:30 am

Leveraging Digital and Social Media to Communicate and Grow Your Business During a Pandemic 

Jeff Knauss 

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Growing Your Business During a Global Pandemic 

Michael Aquilina

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

NextGen Work from Home Strategies 

Kevin Cox

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Advancing Science Through Patient Empowerment 

David Fuehrer

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm

The Change in Today's Workforce: Acceleration and Utilization of Cloud Technologies 

Bill Wagner 

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm

Connecting Through Communications in Times of Chaos Panel

Lori Sussle Bonanni, Miranda Wilcox 
Moderator TBD 


Guest Speakers


Mike Aquilina


Amy Carey

Rochester Regional Health

John DeStefano

Wegmans Food Markets

Sean Flaherty

ITX Corp.

Jonathon Gruber

Jumpstarting America

Craig Lamb


Sri-G Madhvanath


Garland Nichols


Allison Prout

Beckage PLLC

Nathan Shapiro


Bill Strassburg

Wegmans Food Markets

Dave Wilson


Lori Sussle Bonanni

elssus, LLC

Justin Copie

Innovative Solutions

Lauren Dixon


Dave Fuehrer

GRYT Health

Jeff Knauss

Digital Hyve

Kevin Leonard


Jessica Nava


Bruce Peters

Beyond Teal

Jeff Reinholtz

Innovative Solutions

Amy Spurling


William Wagner


Pete Zizzi


David Brown

Impellent Ventures

Kevin Cox


Bob Duffy

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

Kim Gaylord

Tech Rochester

Bill Knitter

Innovative Solutions

Joe Macrillo

Huther Doyle

Aaron Newman


Jean-Claude Pierre

Wegmans Food Markets

Ben Schreiner

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Joe Stefko


Miranda Wilcox

Thrive Potential, LLC

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