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Converge and Create Weekend

November 15November 16

Free

Calling all entrepreneurs and innovators! The third annual Central Maine Converge and Create Weekend will be hosted at Thomas College in Waterville on Friday, November 15, 2019, from 12:30 to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration is free.

The Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation at Thomas College, Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, Central Maine Growth Council, Waterville Creates!, Waterville Public Library, and Bricks Coworking & Innovation Space are the organizing partners.

The two-day event is for individuals who are interested in innovation and entrepreneurship and would like to learn how to use innovative technology to take their idea or business to the next level.  Participants will be engaged in thought-provoking keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and will network with experts in the innovation and entrepreneurship field.

Friday afternoon’s keynote address will be given by Vice President of New Business Ventures at WEX, Rodrigo Meirelles. Meirelles will discuss what FinTech, AI and Blockchain are and how they are significantly impacting our lives and businesses.

Other innovation experts and entrepreneurs leading breakout sessions include Kevin Callahan, of Interaction Agility, Inc., Steve Musica, of Lean East, Martha Bentley, of the State of Maine, Shane Beckim, of MTI, Roberto Caminos, of IDEXX, Nick Rimsa, of Eariously, and Oliver Sabot, of Nova Pioneer.

For more information, please call 207-859-1159 or go to www.thomas.edu/create.

Details

Start:
November 15
End:
November 16
Cost:
Free

Venue

Thomas College
180 West River Road
Waterville,
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Phone:
859-1111
Website:
www.thomas.edu
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