ROC Tech

Conference 2019

STAY AHEAD OF THE INDUSTRY

What

When

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Where

Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center

Contact Us

For sponsorship questions, please contact:

Jeff Reinholtz

Innovative Solutions

(585) 292-5070 x251

Thursday, September 12, 2019

For ticketing and general questions, please contact:

Cassidy Franklin

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

(585) 256-4665
 

© 2019 ROC Tech Conference  |  All Rights Reserved

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THURSDAY, SEPT 12, 2019

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ROCHESTER RIVERSIDE CONVENTION CENTER

What is RTC19?

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is excited to partner once again with Innovative Solutions to offer the premier technology conference in the region! We are thrilled to share an amazing experience for attendees, offering current and emerging leaders, along with thought provoking breakout sessions and cutting-edge exhibitors. We are bringing together the regions best and brightest business professionals for a day to drive innovation, collaboration, and creativity!

 

Agenda

SUBJECT TO CHANGE

7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast, and Exhibits

8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Conference Kick-off

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

MAIN CONFERENCE STAGE

Harness the power of the Cloud: Learn how Cloud Technologies can modernize your business in a digital age

SPEAKER --

Dave Gervon (AWS)

9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

MAIN CONFERENCE STAGE

Panel Discussion: Dedication, Passion and Innovation: The realities of a trailblazing leader in Technology

PANEL SPEAKERS --

  • Yasmin Mattox (Arkatecht)

  • Heather Fry (Paychex)

  • Judy Miller (Miller & Associates)

  • Sarah Compter (SYNACT, Inc.)

  • Eva Lana (Wellacopia)

  • Moderator: David Mammano (Avanti Entrepreneur Network)

  • Moderator: Anika Aftib (RIT)

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

BREAKOUT ROOM ONE

Panel Discussion: Uncover the secrets of sourcing, recruiting, hiring, and retaining top technology talent

PANEL SPEAKERS --

  • Brian Carrol (Genuent)

  • Jaime Eisenhauer (Innovative Solutions)

  • Raj Suchak (Grit Seed)

  • Jennifer Thistle (Token)

  • Thomas Carpitella (Fast Tracking Solutions)

  • Moderator: Melanie DellaPietra (People Minded LLC + DisruptHR ROC)

BREAKOUT ROOM TWO

Comply in 2019: What you need to know legally in a digital age

SPEAKER --

Jennifer A. Beckage (Beckage)

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

MAIN CONFERENCE STAGE

Keynote Presentation - Digital Transformation: The Key to Modern Business Success

SPEAKERS --

Dave Wilson (Paychex) and Eliot Horowitz (MongoDB)

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

BREAKOUT ROOM ONE

Drive your ROI in digital marketing: Learn how data driven decisions can drive your bottom-line

SPEAKER --

Jeff Knauss (The Digital Hyve)

BREAKOUT ROOM TWO

Explore how technology is disrupting and breaking paradigms in business

SPEAKERS --

Craig Lamb (Envative) and Nate Gibbons (Innovation Finance)

12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch, Networking, and Exhibits

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

BREAKOUT ROOM ONE

Getting Started with Chatbots and AI to Improve Customer Experience

SPEAKER --

Nathan Shapiro (Paychex)

 

BREAKOUT ROOM TWO

Why Doesn't The Computer Understand Me?

SPEAKER --

George Ferguson (University of Rochester)

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

BREAKOUT ROOM ONE

The momentum Framework: Learn how the science of human motivation will give you a measurable pathway to profit

SPEAKER --

Diana Casale (ITX Corp.)

BREAKOUT ROOM TWO

Wake up. It’s time to adapt or die.

SPEAKER --

Justin Copie (Innovative Solutions) 

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

BREAKOUT ROOM ONE

Explore how amazing client experiences in technology start and end with people

SPEAKER --

Kevin Leonard (Datto) 

 

BREAKOUT ROOM TWO

Visibility: The first building block in a sound Cyber Security strategy

SPEAKER --

Justin Smith (Brite)

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

MAIN CONFERENCE STAGE

Keynote Presentation - Ben Nemtin

#1 New York Times bestselling author “What Do You Want To Do Before You Die?

5:00 p.m.

Conference Closing

 

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SPEAKERS
SPONSORS
PARTICIPANTS

Alex Banayan

MASTER OF CEREMONIES  

Alex is the author of the national bestseller The Third Door, which chronicles his five-year quest to track down Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Warren Buffett, Maya Angelou, Steven Spielberg, and dozens more of the world’s most successful people to uncover how they broke through and launched their careers.  Banayan has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, Business Insider’s Most Powerful People Under 30, and been featured in major media including Fortune, Forbes, Businessweek, Billboard, Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Fox News, MSNBC, and CBS News.  An acclaimed keynote speaker, Banayan has presented the Third Door framework to business conferences and corporate leadership teams around the world, including Apple, Google, Nike, IBM, Snapchat, Salesforce, Disney, Harvard, and countless others. 

 

Ben Nemtin

CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ben Nemtin is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, co-founder of The Buried Life movement and inspirational keynote speaker. Ben’s story of tackling a bucket list and paying it forward has inspired millions to follow their dreams. Ben’s mission of radical possibility includes work-life balance and breaking the stigma of depression and mental health.

 

Eliot Horowitz and Dave Wilson

MORNING KEYNOTE PRESENTERS

Eliot Horowitz is the CTO and Co-Founder of MongoDB. He wrote the core code base for MongoDB and built the engineering and product teams for MongoDB. Under his guidance, its data storage and distributed capabilities have become industrial strength, backing the applications of nearly half of the Fortune 100.

Dave Wilson joined Paychex in 2012, quickly climbed the leadership ladder, and now serves as senior director of IT infrastructure and architecture. He oversees 280 employees responsible for technology strategy, enterprise architecture, software development lifecycle enablement, software release services, data center operations, platform engineering, database operations, and the management of software and infrastructure platforms supporting all Paychex services.

 

Guest Speakers

FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Our Sponsors

LEADING IN THE INDUSTRY

 

SUPPORTER

$2,500

(25) slots available

(3) tickets included

CONNECTOR

$3,500

(15) slots available

(6) tickets included

VISIONARY

$7,500

(10) slots available

(12) tickets included

INNOVATOR

$10,000

(5) slots available

(10) tickets included

MASTHEAD

$25,000

(3) slots available

(30) tickets included

How you can become a sponsor...