a2Tech360: June 3 - 10, 2019

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Student Demo Day, June 2

Student Demo Day – 1 to 3 p.m. – Neutral Zone

This interactive exhibit will feature original products developed by area high school students.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Intermitten, June 3 - 4

Intermitten – 5 to 8 p.m. – The Ark

This is the Intermitten conference pre-party. This event is hosted by Intermitten. Explore how diverse communities of innovative entrepreneurs can connect and use their creativity to make the world a better place.

SPARK East Open House & Live Design Challenge, June 3

Ann Arbor SPARK East Innovation Center Grand Reopening & Design Jam – 5 to 8 p.m.

Event to welcome the community into our new, renovated accelerator in downtown Ypsilanti. It will feature interactive design demonstrations, organized by DO:BETTER as well as food and drinks. This event is hosted by Ann Arbor SPARK.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Intermitten, June 3 - 4

Intermitten – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. – The Ark

This is the Intermitten conference and after-party. This event is hosted by Intermitten. Explore how diverse communities of innovative entrepreneurs can connect and use their creativity to make the world a better place.

Women in Tech, June 4

Women in IT Leadership Conference – 5:30 to 8 p.m. – FordLabs

The Women in IT Leadership will offer three speakers looking at specific challenges and opportunities women in IT face in their careers. Following the speakers, there will be a Q&A discussion and structured networking. This event is co-hosted by Daysmart Software and Ann Arbor SPARK.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

2029: What the Future Holds, June 5

2029: What the Future Holds – 3 to 6 p.m. – Jeffries Hall, University of Michigan Law School

The 2029 event connects investors with next-generation technology emerging from the University of Michigan. This event is hosted by Ann Arbor SPARK

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Mobility Summit, June 6

Ann Arbor SPARK’s Mobility Summit – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.The Graduate Hotel

This event brings together industry, government, academics, and others to discuss the future of mobility, with a focus on emerging autonomous mobility and smart city solutions. The day’s event will also include a tour and reception at the American Center for Mobility. This event is hosted by Ann Arbor SPARK.

Tech on the Edge, June 6

Tech on the Edge: Electronics and Life Science Tech Expo – 3 to 8 p.m. — MI-HQ

Who says tech has to be only IT?! The Ann Arbor area boasts a growing number of science-based companies that make chemicals, medicines, materials, and devices for the automotive, electronics, environmental and healthcare sectors. Come find out what your neighbors are up to, share your own recent technological and commercial developments and see the diversity of tech companies beyond IT that Ann Arbor offers! The event will feature a keynote speaker, tours of MI-HQ’s wet labs and offices, and companies showcasing their work. The after party includes a BBQ and live music. This event is hosted by MI-HQ.

WXW Summer Shebang, June 6

WXW Summer Shebang – 4 to 6 p.m. – Circ Bar

Celebrate the start of summer with old friends and new at WXW’s Summer Shebang. There’s no agenda, no program – just fun, food and drinks. This event is hosted by the Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Tech Talk, June 7

Tech Talk 2019 – 9 to 11:30 a.m. – Michigan Theater

Tech Talk features inspiring “TED”-style talks by leading innovators in their respective fields. This event is hosted by Ann Arbor SPARK

Live @ Tech Trek, June 7

Live at Tech Trek – 12 to 7 p.m. – Washington Street at Fifth Street

The great people from Bank of Ann Arbor will once again provide an amazing soundtrack for the day as Live @ Tech Trek returns to Mobility Row.

Mobility Row, June 7

Mobility Row – 12 to 7 p.m. Washington Street between Fifth Street and Division Street

Mobility Row features a range of mobility innovations, from self-driving shuttles to leading-edge connected car technology, enabling attendees to see, first hand, the future of transportation. This event is hosted by Ann Arbor SPARK.

Tech Trek, June 7

Tech Trek – 3 to 7 p.m. – Downtown Ann Arbor

Tech Trek is a walking tour of downtown Ann Arbor’s tech businesses. Through a combination of open house events and interactive demonstrations, the public has the opportunity to learn about exciting tech happening right here in Ann Arbor. This event is hosted by Ann Arbor SPARK.

Saturday & Sunday, June 8 – 9, 2019

HackA2 Hackathon, June 8 - 9

Hackathon – 8 a.m. Saturday to 8 p.m. Sunday – NETSCOUT

Ready to take on big challenges with innovative solutions, the inaugural HackA2 will challenge teams of local developers to solve a problem facing our community. Because there is strength in numbers, Ann Arbor SPARK is co-hosting the hackathon with NETSCOUT, Nexient, ITHAKA, and tech[inclusive].

Monday, June 10, 2019

Fast Track & 360 Awards, June 10

FastTrack Awards

6 to 8 p.m. – University of Michigan Golf Club

The annual FastTrack awards recognize public and private companies headquartered in Washtenaw or Livingston county that achieved consistent growth. New to this year’s event are additional awards for Entrepreneur Boot Camp Award winners and Tech Trek People’s Choice Award winners.

The FastTrack awards are hosted by Ann Arbor SPARK.