Background

Future of Orlando brings together thought leaders from Orlando's vibrant technology sectors. Including Gaming, Healthcare, Sports & Entertainment, Simulation, and Design.

Innovate of Die: The Rise of Innovations Labs

A New Take On Gaming

Healthcare Innovation in Practice

Sports & Entertianment Tech

Design Thinking & UX

Orlando's Food Lab

Featured Speakers

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Jack Elkins
Director of Innovation - Orlando Magic
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Karen Tilstra
Co-Founder - Florida Hospital Innovation Lab
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Chris Hillier
Director of Business Innovation - GuideWell
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Daryl Holt
Vice President and Head of Operations - EA Studios
Bobby Jones - Purple Rock Scissors
Bobby Jones
CEO - Purple Rock Scissors
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Kunal Patel
Founder - Indienomicon
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David Glass
Producer - OrlandoiX
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Rupert Meghnot
CEO - Burnout Ventures
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Brandon Naids
CEO - Talon Simulation
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Carey Officer
Director of Service Innovation - Nemours
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Stephanie Lutz
Product Manager - Noble
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Colin Forward
SVP - Allogy

Schedule

  • 8:00AM - 9:30AM Registration & Checkin

  • 9:00AM - 9:30AM Opening Remarks and Welcome
    • Orrett Davis, Executive Director - Orlando Tech Association

  • 9:30AM - 10:30AM Innovate or Die: Rise of Innovation Labs in Central Florida
    • Moderator: Jack Elkins, Director of Innovation - Orlando Magic
    • Panelist: Karen Tilstra, Co-Founder, Florida Hospital Innovation Lab - Florida Hospital
    • Panelist: Jack Henkel, Venture Accelorator - University of Central Florida
    • Panelist: Sura Al-Naimi, Global Creativity & Innovation Development - Walt Disney World

  • 10:30AM - 11:00AM Break
      Food Lab: Live Podcast Demonstration and Q&A Disrupting the models of food distribution, sourcing, and pricing. The rise the of food entrepreneurs.
    • Moderator: Kristine Thomas - The Food Lab
    • Foodie: Shaun Noonan - Market on South

  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM A New Take Gaming
    • Moderator: Rupert Meghnot - CEO Burnout Ventures
    • Panelist: Kunal Patel - Phyken Media
    • Panelist: Brandon Naids, CEO and Co-Founder - Talon Simulations

  • 12:00PM - 1:00PM Healthcare Innovation
    • Moderator: Colin Forward - SVP Allogy
    • Panelist: Habeel Gazi - Director of ARC Surgicals Manufacturing
    • Panelist: Stephanie Lutz, Product Manager - Noble
    • Panelist: Chris Hillier - Chief Operating Officer & Chief Scientific Officer at GuideWell Innovation
    • Panelist: Carey Officer, Director of Service Delivery Innovation - Nemours

  • 1:00PM - 2:30PM Lunch on Your Own

  • 2:30PM - 3:30PM The Future of Sports and Entertainment Tech in Orlando
    • Moderator: David Glass - Producer Orlandoix
    • Panelist: Jeff Lutes - VP of Technology Orlando Magic
    • Panelist: Daryl Holt - Group VP / COO EA
    • Panelist: Steve McElwee VP of Technology GolfNow
    • Panelist: David Saphirstein Former ESPN

  • 3:30PM - 4:00PM Break Food Lab: Live Podcast Demonstration and Q&A Disrupting the models of food distribution, sourcing, and pricing. The rise the of food entrepreneurs.
  • Moderator: Kristine Thomas - The Food Lab
  • Foodie: Major - Project Pop

  • 4:00PM - 4:45PM Design Thinking & UX
    • Moderator: Diane Court
    • Panelist: Bobby Jones - Purple Rock Scissors
    • Panelist: Matt Lavoie - PowerDMS
    • Panelist: Paul Hersey - Bisk Eduction

    • 5:00PM - 7:00PM Future of Orlando Reception

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