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WITI's 20th Anniversary Summit: World Cafe and Social Media Cafe - Innovation, Collaboration, Reinvention
Summit Overview

Summit Overview
In Today's World, it will be the Innovators, Collaborators, and Reinventors who will Inspire and Lead their Organizations... Details!



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Conference Attendees and WITI Members can Access Exclusive PDF's, Powerpoints, Audio and Podcasts as well as Event Photos and Videos of Hall of Famers!



Event Schedule

Event Schedule
Phenomenal Keynotes, Renowned Speakers, Networking Opportunities and More... Details!



Speakers & Sessions

Speakers & Keynotes
WITI's 20th Anniversary Summit will Feature Inspirational Speakers, Innovative Keynotes and Much More... Details!



WITI Hall of Fame

WITI Hall of Fame Awards
Four Leaders in Science and Technology will be Honored at WITI's Hall of Fame Awards Dinner... Watch Videos of Previous Inductees!



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Sponsors & Exhibitors
WITI would Like to Thank All of our 20th Anniversary Sponsors and Exhibitors... Details!



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Event Schedule

Sunday, June 14
Time
Session Title
Speaker(s)
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Discovering a Path to Business & Life Success Without Compromise
"Your attitude determines your altitude" - Reap the rewards of moving beyond your head to the heart of the matter...
Betty LaMarr
Chairwoman 2012 WITI NextGen Summit, Executive Coach, Nadisa Associates

5:30pm - 8:00pm
Founder's Reception
This is a wonderful opportunity to meet Carolyn Leighton, WITI Founder, and start building relationships with many...
Carolyn Leighton
Founder/Chairwoman, WITI

Monday, June 15
Time
Session Title
Speaker(s)
7:00am - 8:00am
Continental Breakfast/Networking
8:00am - 11:00am
The World Cafe
The World Café is the ideal structure to achieve concrete deliverables as we develop and expand our ability to...
Anne Adams, Ph.D.
President, ACS

11:00am - 12:00pm
Networking/Break
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Keynote Lunch
Chew on this: Social Media for Businesses Large and Small-- A discussion and debate over lunch about the...
Sandy Carter
CEO | CMO | Ecosystems | Business Development Information Technology, Silicon Blitz

Maggie Fox
Founder and CEO, Social Media Group

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Networking/Break
2:15pm - 3:30pm
Social Media Café - hands on workshop (bring your laptop)
Social Media 101 ...
Sandy Carter
CEO | CMO | Ecosystems | Business Development Information Technology, Silicon Blitz

2:15pm - 3:30pm
Social Media Café - hands on workshop (bring your laptop)
How to Develop a Social Media Strategy: workshop You've been hearing about the "why" for two years. Now it's...
Maggie Fox
Founder and CEO, Social Media Group

3:45pm - 5:00pm
Social Media Café - hands on workshop (bring your laptop)
Marketing & PR with Social Media: Learn how to incorporate social media tools into your PR initiatives. Using...
Miiko Mentz
Senior Director of New Media & PR, FutureWorks

3:45pm - 5:00pm
Social Media Cafe - hands on workshop (bring your laptop)
Twitter & LinkedIn ...
Sandy Carter
CEO | CMO | Ecosystems | Business Development Information Technology, Silicon Blitz

3:45pm - 5:00pm
Social Media Café - hands on workshop (bring your laptop)
Championing Social Media For Your Company and Your Clients ...
Feather Hickox
Director, Web Channel, FICO

Nilofer Merchant
Entrepreneur, CEO & Chief Strategist, Rubicon Consulting

Neerja Raman
Senior Research Fellow, Stanford University & Advisor, Committee for Cyber-, Infrastructure, National Science Foundation, USA

Lorrie Thomas Ross, M.A.
CEO, Web Marketing Therapy, Inc.

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Taste of Technology Reception
This event is always a huge hit, and well attended event. This is a GREAT networking opportunity. Sponsored by...
 
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hall of Fame Awards Dinner
Every woman and man involved in technology should attend this event to honor and demonstrate appreciation for these...
 
Tuesday, June 16
Time
Session Title
Speaker(s)
7:30am - 8:30am
Continental Breakfast/Networking
8:30am - 9:30am
Reinvention as an Economic Necessity
Personal and Business Reinvention is not about singing kumbaya but about making the tough choices about who you...
Nilofer Merchant
Entrepreneur, CEO & Chief Strategist, Rubicon Consulting

9:40am - 10:30am
Keynote
"Groundswell: The Future of Social Networks" Join Charlene Li, the co-author of "Groundswell" as she lays out how...
Charlene Li
Founder, Altimeter Group

11:00am - 12:00pm
Social Media Café - hands on workshop
Social Media Cafe titled: "Widgets, RSS, Wikis, Blogging – What are they and why your company should care?". Take...
Charlene Li
Founder, Altimeter Group

11:00am - 12:00pm
Social Media Café - hands on workshop
Building Online Social Networks ...
Shira Lazar
Founder, Shira Lazar Productions, Inc.

11:00am - 12:00pm
Social Media Café - hands on workshop
Driving Revenue through Social Media Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube, Linkedin, blogs and iPhone Aps: these...
Joey Tamer
Consultant, Expert, JoeyTamer.com

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Networking Lunch
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Social Media Café - hands on workshop
Whether it's blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter, social platforms are doing more than driving buzz; they are...
Lorrie Thomas Ross, M.A.
CEO, Web Marketing Therapy, Inc.

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Social Media Café - hands on workshop
Virtual worlds - how will they radically change the way we connect with each other to share, smile, shop, simulate...
Jori Clarke
CEO, SpectraCom

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Social Media Café - hands on workshop
A step-by-step tutorial on building a Facebook page for your business, plus social media time...
Marjorie Kase
Co-Founder, MarKyr Media

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Conference Wrap Up
Leaders from the World Cafe and Social Cafe come together with all the attendees, for sharing insights,...
 
5:00pm - 7:30pm
WITI's 20th Anniversary Evening Party
...
 

*Schedule subject to change