Day of Fosterly — Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Rosslyn
in partnership with

10:00am - 6:30pm

@ Artisphere Map It

1101 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22209

The Day Of Fosterly Joins Collaborate




The Day of Fosterly is merging with GovFest in 2014 to form Collaborate. A unified conference spanning two days in September, join us to focus on collaborative entrepreneurship with special emphasis on opportunities unique to the DC/MD/VA region.

Learn more at http://collaborate.fosterly.com



"If there were doubts about the vibrancy of DC entrepreneurship, A Day of Fosterly [in 2012] wiped those out." - BisNow

Not your average conference, the Day of Fosterly is more than eight hours of collaborative entrepreneurship for anyone interested in starting, growing, or exiting a business. With a focus on spotlighting many of the best endeavors in the region, attendees will depart with hands on experience, knowledge and relationships.

Unfamiliar with Fosterly? We're run by community members who all have non-Fosterly full time jobs who share a collective goal of facilitating entrepreneurship in DC, Maryland and Virginia.

Visit our about page for more info.



Our 2013 agenda is listed below. In 2014, The Day of Fosterly is merging with GovFest to form Collaborate. Learn more at http://collaborate.fosterly.com

Agenda by track by time by location

Keynote, Remarks & Experience Chats

9:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Doors Open - Come On In!

Artisphere

10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Dome Theater

10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Experience Chat #1: Doug Humphrey, Serial Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of Digex

Dome Theater

11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Experience Chat #2- Chuck Ghoorah, CVENT co-founder

Dome Theater

1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.

Verizon - Investing In Entrepreneurs' Success

Dome Theater

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

Experience Chat #3: Jon Chapman - EverFi Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer

Dome Theater

2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.

A Windows 8 App Primer: What You Need To Know (and how it can make you money)

Dome Theater

3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

A Data Visualization Regional Network Analysis & Fosterly Community Update

Dome Theater

4:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Keynote and Q&A with Walt Mossberg

Dome Theater

Workshops and Media Match

We're of the mindset that collaboration and learning is most effective in intimate settings. For that reason, we're offering intimate sized workshops in two formats on subjects chosen by you.

Anyone may submit a workshop proposal, which will be added to the agenda when they reach a registration tipping point on a first-come first-served basis. Propose and sign up for workshops here.

10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Workshop: How to Hire, For Real

Bijou Theater

10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Workshop: Product Design Lessons from an EdTech Startup

Education Lab

11:15 a.m. - noon

Workshop: The Psychology of Success: Applying the secrets that set successful entrepreneurs apart

Bijou Theater

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

Workshop: Rock Your Web Content

Education Lab

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

Workshop: Customer-Centric Marketing 101

Bijou Theater

1:15 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Workshop: Spying on Your Competitors

Bijou Theater

1:15 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Workshop: An Introduction to Lean Startup

Education Lab

2:15 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Workshop: The Affordable Care Act and its Impact on Entrepreneurs

Bijou Theater

2:15 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Workshop: How to develop a responsive app quickly with DivShot and Rails

Education Lab

3:15 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Workshop: Good Corporate Governance

Bijou Theater

3:15 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Workshop: Finances De•mys•ti•fied: The Entrepreneur Edition

Education Lab

Panels, Demos & Elevator Pitch Feedback

11:15 a.m. - noon

Panel 1: DC, MD & VA - What's Best For Your Business (Incentives, Programs & More)

Dome Theater

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

Panel 2: What You Need To Know About Angel Investing

Dome Theater

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

Panel 3: Scaling Your Business For Success

Dome Theater

3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Panel 4: Incubators, Accelerators, Angel Investing, & Venture Capital

Dome Theater

Expo, Job Fair, Startup Showcase & Reception

10 a.m. - noon
11:15 a.m. - noon

Workshop: Finding a CoFounder

Education Lab

5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Gatherings And Mentor Sessions

A place for attendees to come together around around specific subject matters (including mobile and web development, marketing and PR, and more), gatherings are a great place to build relationships, hire employees and companies, and ask questions of subject matter experts.

11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Marketing, Social Media, Advertising and Public Relations

Bijou Foyer

noon - 12:30 p.m.

UX/UI, Web/Mobile Development

Bijou Foyer

1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Legal, Accounting, Finance

Bijou Foyer

2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Higher Education and Peer Mentoring Groups

Bijou Foyer

2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

FounderCorps Mentor Sessions

Bijou Foyer

User Experience, User Interface, & Development

10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Design, UX/UI & You

Black Box Theater

11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Analytics-driven UI/UX with Logi Analytics

Black Box Theater

11:15 a.m. - noon

Intro To Ruby On Rails w/ Arlington Ruby Group & Rails Girls DC

Black Box Theater

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

Designing Design Teams

Black Box Theater

1:50 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Strategies to Gamify Your Business with TenPearls

Black Box Theater

2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Forget Testing (At Your Own Peril)

Black Box Theater

2:35 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.

What You Should Know About Responsive Web Design

Black Box Theater

3:15 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Add To Your Programming Toolkit: Languages You Should Know About (Erlang, Clojure, R, Go, etc...)

Black Box Theater

2013 Keynote




Walt Mossberg, legendary tech journalist, to keynote #DOF2013

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