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Friday, April 21
 

11:00am

Courtyard Marriott Bag Drop Off

Check-in: beginning at 3:00pm

Parking: Complimentary

Please plan to drop your bags anytime after 11:00am on Friday and leave them at the hotel until check-in.

 


Friday April 21, 2017 11:00am - 3:00pm
Courtyard Marriott Boulder 4710 Pearl East Circle Boulder, CO 80301

11:30am

Shuttle: Depart Courtyard Boulder to Twitter for Big Data class (Optional)
We will provide a shuttle to the Twitter offices at this time.

You can drive yourselves to class. Address is below. It will take less than 10 minutes to drive to

Twitter, but parking is very tight in the downtown area and we suggest using the shuttle or Lyft/Uber.

The class is limited to the first 35 to register. Register here.

Lunch will be provided at Twitter for those attending the class.

Address:
Twitter
1301 Walnut Street, 4th Floor
Boulder, CO 80302


 


Friday April 21, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Twitter 1301 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80302

12:00pm

Lunch at Twitter

Address:
Twitter
1301 Walnut Street, 4th Floor
Boulder, CO 80302



Friday April 21, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Twitter 1301 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80302

1:00pm

How to Use Big Data class with Twitter
Mentors
avatar for Nicholas Isaacs

Nicholas Isaacs

Twitter
Consuming valuable, high-volume, real time data comes with its own set of challenges and considerations. This talk will walk through a sample application to demonstrate best practices and techniques when consuming streaming data to ensure high uptime with minimal resource use. Th... Read More →
avatar for Emily Sheehan

Emily Sheehan

Dev Advocate, Twitter
Emily Sheehan is a Dev Advocate at Twitter supports the developer community using the Twitter API platform and data. She's traveled all over the country learning and teaching all levels of developers who utilize APIs and data to build awesome tools. Passionate about traveling and the music community, she uses Twitter and Periscope to stay connected locally, nationally and... Read More →


Friday April 21, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Twitter 1301 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80302

2:15pm

Shuttle: Depart Twitter for Big Data class to Courtyard Boulder
We will provide a shuttle back to Courtyard Marriott at this time.

 


Friday April 21, 2017 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Twitter 1301 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80302

3:00pm

Courtyard Marriott Check-In

Check-in: beginning at 3:00pm

Parking: Complimentary

Please plan to drop your bags anytime after 11:00am on Friday and leave them at the hotel until check-in.

 


Friday April 21, 2017 3:00pm - 11:30pm
Courtyard Marriott Boulder 4710 Pearl East Circle Boulder, CO 80301

5:30pm

Shuttle: Depart Courtyard Marriott to Google Boulder

Shuttle bus will start a loop service between Courtyard Boulder and Google. Service will continue until 6:30 pm.

It is a 20 minute walk along Pearl Parkway.

Friday April 21, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Google Boulder 2600 Pearl Street Boulder, CO 80302

6:00pm

Mentor Weekend Happy Hour - Sponsored by Google

FINALISTS should take shuttle from Courtyard Marriott, parking is limited.

Parking Directions: The underground lot is accessed from the ramp located between 2600 Pearl St. and Hazel's Beverage World (see map).  After parking, proceed to the southwest corner of the lot, near the car vacuums, and take the stairs up to the patio area.  From there you can enter the event space.  

Parking Gate: The parking gate will be open. If it is not, a security person will be there to direct everyone to the right place. 

NOTE: Once you leave the Google area, you will not be able to get back in.



Friday April 21, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Google Boulder 2600 Pearl Street Boulder, CO 80302

7:30pm

Shuttle: Depart Google Boulder to Courtyard Marriott boulder

Shuttle bus will start return loop service between Google and Courtyard Boulder. Service will continue until 8:30 pm.

It is a 20 minute walk along Pearl Parkway.


Friday April 21, 2017 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Google Boulder 2600 Pearl Street Boulder, CO 80302
 
Saturday, April 22
 

7:45am

Shuttle: Depart Courtyard Marriott to CA Technologies

Shuttle departs from Courtyard to CA Technologies

  • We encourage you to take the shuttle since we will be shuttling you to Techstars for dinner and there is no parking at Techstars.

  • Breakfast and lunch will be served at CA Technologies.

  • Dinner will be served at Techstars.

CA Technologies (formerly Rally Software)

3333 Walnut St

Boulder, CO 80301

**For those who have participated before, we are it the building next door to previous years, on the North side, closer to the train tracks. But you will park in the same lot. We will have signage indicating the new entrance.

Saturday April 22, 2017 7:45am - 8:45am
Courtyard Marriott Boulder 4710 Pearl East Circle Boulder, CO 80301

8:00am

Breakfast
Saturday April 22, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

9:00am

Welcome
Saturday April 22, 2017 9:00am - 9:30am
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

9:30am

Past Participants Panel
Saturday April 22, 2017 9:30am - 10:15am
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

10:30am

House of Genius Works with Teams
Saturday April 22, 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

12:30pm

Lunch
Saturday April 22, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

1:30pm

Work with Scrum Masters
Mentors
avatar for Jeff Ditillo

Jeff Ditillo

Scrum/Agile Coach
Saturday April 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Gwen Gelsinon

Gwen Gelsinon

Scrum/Agile Coach
Saturday April 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
avatar for Barry Kardon

Barry Kardon

Scrum/Agile Coach
Saturday April 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m. ; Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for Lieschen Gargano Quilling

Lieschen Gargano Quilling

Scrum/Agile Coach
Saturday April 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Toni Rosati

Toni Rosati

UX Researcher


Saturday April 22, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

2:30pm

Mentor Mashup + Teamwork
Mentors
avatar for Martha Berner

Martha Berner

Data Scientist
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for Brad Bickerton

Brad Bickerton

Startup Vet, Main Street Exchange
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Chris Deptula

Chris Deptula

Data Scientist, Inquidia Consulting
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for Jeff Ditillo

Jeff Ditillo

Scrum/Agile Coach
Saturday April 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Ben Fernandez

Ben Fernandez

Legal, WilmerHale
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for John Franck

John Franck

Marketing Pro
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for Jessica Goulding

Jessica Goulding

Senior Developer; Pitching Expert
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon; Sunday April 23, 2— 5 p.m.
avatar for Otto Hanson

Otto Hanson

Legal, DGS, Davis Graham and Stubbs
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30 | | Corporate attorney focused on startups, technology, finance, and acquisitions. | | Before law school, I spent 4+ years in start-up management and consulting roles. I had the fortunate experience of solving (and in some cases failing t... Read More →
avatar for Jun Heider

Jun Heider

Senior Developer
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for Barry Kardon

Barry Kardon

Scrum/Agile Coach
Saturday April 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m. ; Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for Kathy Keating

Kathy Keating

CTO, Cofounder, Apostrophe
Background is in artificial intelligence, big data and payment systems. I've worked for 7 startups, founded twice. Lean/agile. Concept-to-launch expert. Business strategy, product vision, pitch experience. Mentor, advisor.
avatar for Danielle Leighton

Danielle Leighton

Startup Vet
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for Wojciech Magda

Wojciech Magda

Senior Developer
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for Dan Mandle

Dan Mandle

Sr Software Engineer - IoT, MapQuest
I'm happy to be helping out at Mentor Weekend! If you want to talk about any of the following, I'm your guy! | - Internet of Things (IoT) | - Node.js | - RESTful APIs | - Docker | - CI/CD - Jenkins | - AWS (Let's talk about Lambda!)
avatar for Will Myer

Will Myer

Legal, DGS
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
JR

Jesse Riley

Senior Developer
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for Toni Rosati

Toni Rosati

UX Researcher
avatar for Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt

Startup Vet, Ensemble Ventures, LLC
Strategic Business Development and Tactical marketing and sales professional/ entrepreneur with integrated skills in both technology and marketing/sales disciplines. Thirty-plus years of international start-up company experience and management-level consulting engagements with ov... Read More →
avatar for Erin Stadler

Erin Stadler

Scrum/Agile Coach
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30
avatar for Matt Stueve

Matt Stueve

Startup Vet
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Kristen Wilson

Kristen Wilson

Marketing Pro
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30


Saturday April 22, 2017 2:30pm - 5:30pm
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

5:30pm

Shuttle: Depart CA Technologies to TechStars
Techstars: 1401 Walnut, Suite 300, Boulder, CO

Saturday April 22, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

6:00pm

TechStars: Dinner & How to Pitch
Saturday April 22, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
TechStars 1401 Walnut, Suite 300, Boulder, CO

8:00pm

Shuttle: Depart TechStars to Courtyard Marriott
Saturday April 22, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
TechStars 1401 Walnut, Suite 300, Boulder, CO
 
Sunday, April 23
 

8:30am

Breakfast
Sunday April 23, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

8:30am

Check-Out of Courtyard Marriott Boulder
Check-out and bring your bags with you to CA Technologies.

Drive yourself to CA Technologies where there is free parking.

Breakfast and lunch will be served at CA Technologies. A boxed dinner will be provided for travel.

Sunday April 23, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am
Courtyard Marriott Boulder 4710 Pearl East Circle Boulder, CO 80301

9:00am

Teams Work
Sunday April 23, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

10:30am

Mentors
Mentors
avatar for John Basso

John Basso

Startup Vet; Pitching Expert
Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon; Sunday April 23, 2— 5 p.m.
avatar for Brad Bickerton

Brad Bickerton

Startup Vet, Main Street Exchange
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Austin Chambers

Austin Chambers

Associate, Lewis Bess Williams & Weese
I'm an attorney with a practice focusing on data privacy, cybersecurity, media and marketing, and other technology matters. Prior to joining Lewis Bess, I was an attorney at Data Law Group, a boutique Denver firm focused on information privacy and security. I also worked at the C... Read More →
avatar for John Dardick

John Dardick

Co-founder, The Digital Garage
Entrepreneur and executive business leader, developing strategic partnerships across value-added technology distributors, resellers, and suppliers. Currently Co-founder of the Digital Garage (www.thedigitalgarage.io), a platform-as-a-service-provider and community builder for so... Read More →
avatar for Jeff Ditillo

Jeff Ditillo

Scrum/Agile Coach
Saturday April 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Jessica Goulding

Jessica Goulding

Senior Developer; Pitching Expert
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon; Sunday April 23, 2— 5 p.m.
avatar for Brian Gryth

Brian Gryth

Scrum/Agile Coach; Pitching Expert, Accela, Inc.
Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon; Sunday April 23, 2— 5 p.m.
avatar for Kathy Keating

Kathy Keating

CTO, Cofounder, Apostrophe
Background is in artificial intelligence, big data and payment systems. I've worked for 7 startups, founded twice. Lean/agile. Concept-to-launch expert. Business strategy, product vision, pitch experience. Mentor, advisor.
avatar for Miles Matthias

Miles Matthias

CTO, inKind (EquityEats)
Chief Technology Officer, EquityEats. The first equity crowdfunding platform for restaurants and bars, changing how new restaurants are funded and operated with an equity crowdfunding platform and operational software. Designs, builds, and maintains complex web and mobile architectures to scale a platform to millions of viewers and participants. Hiring and organizing a team of developers and designers to build, deploy, and maintain web and mobile applications that connect local investors with restauranteurs and chefs. | Comment... Read More →
avatar for Shawn Meek

Shawn Meek

UX / UI / Professor, Metropolitan State University of Denver
In addition to teaching UX / UI / Front-end Development at Metropolitan State University of Denver, I specialize in working with startups and small businesses in creating their online presence. While Go Code can be targeted at creating full functional applications, much has to be... Read More →
avatar for Justin Nyberg

Justin Nyberg

Legal, DGS
Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Diana Pfeil

Diana Pfeil

CTO, Flightsayer
I'm into CTOing and anything data science.
avatar for Kelley Poturalski

Kelley Poturalski

Product Designer, AUTOPAY / DCP Midstream
Kelley is a past GoCode winner and is currently working as a UX/Product designer helping validate user needs and prioritize backlogs. Ask her about data visualizations, onboarding, decision-making tools & success metrics.
avatar for Lieschen Gargano Quilling

Lieschen Gargano Quilling

Scrum/Agile Coach
Saturday April 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt

Startup Vet, Ensemble Ventures, LLC
Strategic Business Development and Tactical marketing and sales professional/ entrepreneur with integrated skills in both technology and marketing/sales disciplines. Thirty-plus years of international start-up company experience and management-level consulting engagements with ov... Read More →
avatar for Diane Snead

Diane Snead

Business Leader
Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Matt Stueve

Matt Stueve

Startup Vet
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
avatar for Justin Taylor

Justin Taylor

Legal, DGS
Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon
SW

Scott Weitzel

Legal
Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon


Sunday April 23, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

12:00pm

Lunch + Molly USPTO
Sunday April 23, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301

2:30pm

Pitch Practice
Mentors
avatar for John Basso

John Basso

Startup Vet; Pitching Expert
Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon; Sunday April 23, 2— 5 p.m.
avatar for John Dardick

John Dardick

Co-founder, The Digital Garage
Entrepreneur and executive business leader, developing strategic partnerships across value-added technology distributors, resellers, and suppliers. Currently Co-founder of the Digital Garage (www.thedigitalgarage.io), a platform-as-a-service-provider and community builder for so... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Goulding

Jessica Goulding

Senior Developer; Pitching Expert
Saturday April 22, 2:30 - 5:30; Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon; Sunday April 23, 2— 5 p.m.
avatar for Brian Gryth

Brian Gryth

Scrum/Agile Coach; Pitching Expert, Accela, Inc.
Sunday April 23, 10:30 - Noon; Sunday April 23, 2— 5 p.m.
avatar for Kathy Keating

Kathy Keating

CTO, Cofounder, Apostrophe
Background is in artificial intelligence, big data and payment systems. I've worked for 7 startups, founded twice. Lean/agile. Concept-to-launch expert. Business strategy, product vision, pitch experience. Mentor, advisor.
avatar for Matthew Leary

Matthew Leary

Patent Attorney, WilmerHale
I'm happy to talk about both my current work as a patent attorney and my 15 years starting and running software companies here in Colorado.
avatar for Heather J. MacKenzie

Heather J. MacKenzie

Pitching Expert
Consultant - Speaker | | Heather is a consultant with 25 years of experience as a former healthcare executive who helps impact-driven organizations, start-ups and entrepreneurs find their true purpose, develop growth strategies, increase market presence and build key partnerships. She is currently engaged with SheEO, 10.10.10, Wisdom Tribe, CHANT and select tech and healthcare clients. With leadership experience in strategy, sales, relationship development, management and marketing at companies ranging from pre-revenue startups to industry giants such as General Electric, Johnson... Read More →
avatar for Liz Moskow

Liz Moskow

Founder, Tank Talkers & Chicky Balm Balm
Pitching Expert | | Liz Moskow is the founder of Tank Talkers and Balm Chicky Balm Balm. She's an accomplished start-up professional and serial entrepreneur with a solid track record of brand building, sales, leadership and hospitality management. Liz has had multiple successful experiences taking products, services, and ideas to market. She tackled her first venture, a restaurant at the tender age of 23. Five years later, she sold the highly successful restaurant, its second... Read More →
avatar for Devin Reams

Devin Reams

Mozilla
avatar for Jordan Rothenberg

Jordan Rothenberg

Regional Manager, Startup Programs, Techstars
Jordan is a midwesterner that has called Boulder home for some time now. On a day to day he supports startup communities across the central and western U.S. & Canada leveraging Techstarsl Startup Weekend and Startup Week.
avatar for Brian Shaffer

Brian Shaffer

Pitching Expert
Sunday April 23, 2— 5 p.m.


Sunday April 23, 2017 2:30pm - 5:30pm
CA Technologies 3333 Walnut St. Boulder, CO 80301