Events

OCTOBER 4 + 5   2019
THE WISCONSIN CENTER
MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN

DiscoVR MKE: A SocialVR experience by The Elumenati - Friday

10/4 8:00 - 6:00

Xperiential

Youth Design Challenge: Failing Forward

10/4 8:00 - 4:00

Xtras

Freeplay Gaming - Friday

10/4 8:00 - 6:00

Longplay

Light the Hoan Virtual Reality Experience - Friday

10/4 8:00 - 6:00

Xperiential

Islands of Brilliance Sandbox Workshop

10/4 8:00 - 6:00

Xtras

Carcade Friday - Wisconsin's first mobile arcade!

10/4 8:00 - 6:00

Xtras Longplay Xperiential

The Original Skunk Works

10/4 8:15 - 9:30

Main Stage Cream City Code
Nickolas MeansNickolas Means

83 Tech Harbor Reverse Pitch

10/4 9:00 - 10:30

Startup

NiceFM Music Studio Experience

10/4 9:00 - 6:00

Xperiential Xtras Music

Sketches to Digital Animation / Cartoonists at Work – Run by Ian Corrao

10/4 9:00 - 6:00

Xtras Xperiential

No Studios Immersive Artist Workshops

10/4 9:00 - 6:00

Xtras Xperiential

TechArt Lounge w/ Artists Working in Education

10/4 9:00 - 6:00

Xperiential Xtras

Modeling for Clarity Workshop

10/4 9:00 - 11:00

ProductCon
Dan CooneyDan Cooney
Joe ElmendorfJoe Elmendorf

Ruthless Prioritization: The Art of Effective Road Mapping Workshop

10/4 9:00 - 11:00

ProductCon
Shawn BellingShawn Belling

True Skool Experience

10/4 9:00 - 6:00

Xperiential Xtras

The Power of Storytelling

10/4 9:00 - 9:30

Xperiential Xtras

NM Cream City Labs Makerspace 3D Printing Workshop

10/4 9:00 - 6:00

Xtras Xperiential

Galvanizing People to Take Action Through Product

10/4 10:00 - 10:30

ProductCon
Winston FordWinston Ford

Scalable Angular Best Practices

10/4 10:00 - 10:45

Cream City Code
Matthew SchladweilerMatthew Schladweiler

Alpha Bar!

10/4 10:00 - 4:00

ProductCon

It’s Always Day One – Amazon's Culture of Innovation

10/4 10:00 - 11:00

Main Stage Xtras
Jason MortensenJason Mortensen

Empowering UX with Web Components

10/4 10:00 - 10:45

Cream City Code
Julie XiongJulie Xiong
Patrick O'BrienPatrick O'Brien

Career Lounge - Friday

10/4 10:00 - 4:00

ProductCon

Paper Plate Lithography

10/4 10:00 - 10:30

Xperiential Xtras

3Data Augmented Reality Product Showcase

10/4 10:30 - 11:00

ProductCon
Tyler CummingsTyler Cummings

LÜM Music Streaming Product Showcase

10/4 11:00 - 11:30

Music ProductCon
Max FergusMax Fergus

Breaking Boundaries STEM Presentation

10/4 11:00 - 1:00

Longplay
James LaPierreJames LaPierre

The Power of Storytelling

10/4 11:00 - 11:30

Xtras Xperiential

Milwaukee Tech Hub: Vision for the Future

10/4 11:00 - 11:45

Main Stage Xtras
MKE TechMKE Tech

Investor and Attorney Office Hours - Presented by: Godfrey & Kahn and Gener8tor

10/4 11:30 - 1:00

Startup

Inside/Outside Live Podcast

10/4 11:30 - 12:00

ProductCon
Brian ArdingerBrian Ardinger

Esports Tournament - Super Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

10/4 12:00 - 3:00

Longplay

Finding our Space in Time

10/4 12:00 - 12:30

Main Stage Xtras
Charles AdlerCharles Adler

Paper Plate Lithography

10/4 12:00 - 12:30

Xtras Xperiential

One Lesson You Can Borrow From Amazon to Build Better Products

10/4 12:30 - 1:00

ProductCon
Aaron HawkinsAaron Hawkins

The Freelance Economy

10/4 12:30 - 1:00

Main Stage Xtras
Charles AdlerCharles Adler
Erica ConwayErica Conway
Tracy AppsTracy Apps
Morgan PhelpsMorgan Phelps
Aaron SarayAaron Saray
Ebony SsaliEbony Ssali
Colleen WisniewskiColleen Wisniewski

Making Time for What Matters

10/4 1:00 - 2:00

Xtras Main Stage ProductCon
John ZeratskyJohn Zeratsky

Fall X PITCH

10/4 1:00 - 2:30

Startup

Building Resilient Teams

10/4 1:00 - 1:45

Cream City Code
Jeff MaleskiJeff Maleski
Jeff BubolzJeff Bubolz

IsThereAGame.Today: How a Decade Old Joke became a Serverless Inconvenient Baseball Empire

10/4 1:00 - 1:45

Cream City Code
Mica AlanizMica Alaniz

Sketchnote Workshop to Prototype and Pitch Ideas

10/4 1:00 - 3:00

ProductCon
Mike RohdeMike Rohde

Mentorship Hour with Senior Director of Product Strategy at Northwestern Mutual

10/4 1:00 - 2:00

ProductCon
Roman GeyzerRoman Geyzer

Outcomes Over Output: Product Values, OKRs, and Discovery Tactics Workshop

10/4 1:00 - 3:00

ProductCon
Pete AndersonPete Anderson

ChainTracks.io Product Showcase: Building Two Startups at Once

10/4 1:00 - 1:30

ProductCon
Michael Anton AdamMichael Anton Adam

Fun with Storytelling

10/4 1:00 - 1:30

Xperiential Xtras

Fireside Chat with Jason Franklin

10/4 1:00 - 2:30

Startup
Jason FranklinJason Franklin
Matt CordioMatt Cordio
Kathleen GallagherKathleen Gallagher

The Physical Building as a Product: Sensors, Data & Space

10/4 1:30 - 2:00

ProductCon
Joe ScanlinJoe Scanlin

Creating Community IRL and Online: What it takes to bring people together and create positive spaces

10/4 1:30 - 2:30

Longplay
Lynn RichterLynn Richter
Tucker GraczkowskiTucker Graczkowski
Lyndzi MillerLyndzi Miller
Rob WielandRob Wieland
Liz KoettingLiz Koetting
Nina MaybeNina Maybe

This is Product Management: Live Podcast Recording

10/4 2:00 - 3:00

ProductCon
Mike FishbeinMike Fishbein
Sherry ZhangSherry Zhang

Changing the Tech Game - A Discussion with the Milwaukee Bucks

10/4 2:00 - 3:00

Xtras Main Stage
Shawn BryantShawn Bryant
Robert CordovaRobert Cordova
Jim PaschkeJim Paschke

Creative Conversations w/ Omer Shapira

10/4 2:00 - 2:30

Xtras
Omer ShapiraOmer Shapira
Beth RidleyBeth Ridley

Dance is a Feeling

10/4 2:00 - 2:30

Xperiential Xtras

WTF GitHub: Don't take me so seriously

10/4 2:00 - 2:45

Cream City Code
David PineDavid Pine

Security and IT Modernization

10/4 2:00 - 2:45

Cream City Code
Romke de HaanRomke de Haan

Will you work for a Robot?

10/4 3:00 - 4:00

Main Stage Xtras
Karl GouverneurKarl Gouverneur

Building Digital Products Against Domestic Violence

10/4 3:00 - 3:45

Cream City Code
Eva PenzeyMoogEva PenzeyMoog

Where's My Service!?!

10/4 3:00 - 3:45

Cream City Code
Josh WoodJosh Wood

What's My Product? How to Rationalize Demand and Delivery

10/4 3:00 - 4:00

ProductCon
Jeff BubolzJeff Bubolz
Chad BeierChad Beier

Women in Tech Lounge - Friday

10/4 3:00 - 6:00

Xtras

Developing Mobile Games that Attract Players like Disney

10/4 3:00 - 3:30

Longplay
Kathleen GallagherKathleen Gallagher
Tim KeaneTim Keane
Justin BeckJustin Beck

Investing in AI Artificial Intelligen­­­ce and Blockchain: A Start-ups guide to funding new ventures in emerging technologies.

10/4 3:00 - 3:45

Startup
Matthew FriedelMatthew Friedel

Fun with Storytelling

10/4 3:00 - 3:30

Xperiential Xtras

Creative Conversations w/ John Zeratsky & Kiran Vedula

10/4 3:00 - 3:30

Xtras
John ZeratskyJohn Zeratsky
Beth RidleyBeth Ridley

Esports Tournament - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

10/4 3:30 - 6:00

Longplay

The Future of Music in Gaming and Esports

10/4 3:30 - 4:30

Longplay Music
Arabian PrinceArabian Prince
Tarik MoodyTarik Moody
James 'JT' ThompsonJames 'JT' Thompson
Chase BetheaChase Bethea
Joshua RemsbergJoshua Remsberg
Gerard "HipHopGamer" WilliamsGerard "HipHopGamer" Williams

gBETA Pitch Night

10/4 4:00 - 6:00

Startup

The New Relationship Between Humans And Machines

10/4 4:00 - 5:00

Main Stage Xtras
Omer ShapiraOmer Shapira

Increased Productivity Through Mental Wellness

10/4 4:00 - 4:45

Cream City Code
Benjamin JuarezBenjamin Juarez

The Visual Future of App Development with Statecharts

10/4 4:00 - 4:45

Cream City Code
David KhourshidDavid Khourshid

Team Building and Vulnerability through Beat-Making

10/4 4:00 - 4:30

Xtras Xperiential

Diversity and representation in gaming and esports

10/4 4:30 - 5:30

Longplay
Alexa LopezAlexa Lopez
Searit HulufSearit Huluf
Tiajha NakaharaTiajha Nakahara
Jennifer TongeJennifer Tonge
Shareef JacksonShareef Jackson
Bryant WilcoxBryant Wilcox

Gamers Short Film

10/4 4:30 - 4:40

Longplay
Searit HulufSearit Huluf
Tiajha NakaharaTiajha Nakahara

Learn to Create VR

10/4 5:00 - 5:30

Xtras Xperiential

Freeplay Gaming - Saturday

10/5 8:00 - 6:00

Longplay

Carcade Saturday - Wisconsin's first mobile arcade!

10/5 8:00 - 6:00

Xperiential Xtras Longplay

Light the Hoan Virtual Reality Experience - Saturday

10/5 8:00 - 6:00

Xperiential

DiscoVR MKE: A SocialVR experience by The Elumenati - Saturday

10/5 8:00 - 6:00

Xperiential

Hey! What About Me?: How To Manage Heterogeneous Groups While Minimizing Harm

10/5 8:15 - 9:30

Cream City Code Main Stage
Kim CraytonKim Crayton

Storytelling Skills for Product Managers Workshop

10/5 9:00 - 11:00

ProductCon
Aims McGuinnessAims McGuinness
Rochelle FritschRochelle Fritsch

Code + Brews Lounge @ Fall X

10/5 9:00 - 12:00

Cream City Code Xtras

Build Virtual & Augmented Reality Experiences with Basic HTML Workshop

10/5 9:00 - 11:00

ProductCon
Quinn MadsonQuinn Madson

No Studios Immersive Artist Workshops

10/5 9:00 - 4:00

Xperiential Xtras

TechArt Lounge w/ Artists Working in Education

10/5 9:00 - 5:00

Xperiential Xtras

True Skool Experience

10/5 9:00 - 5:00

Xtras Xperiential

The Agile Wire Live Podcast

10/5 9:00 - 10:00

ProductCon
Jeff MaleskiJeff Maleski
Jeff BubolzJeff Bubolz

VR & AR: Legal Aspects of #TheNextEvolution

10/5 9:00 - 10:00

Cream City Code Longplay
Ross HersemannRoss Hersemann

Wellness Corner w/ Yoga, Meditation and More!

10/5 9:00 - 4:00

Xperiential Xtras

What they don't tell you about building a company and brand

10/5 9:00 - 10:00

Startup ProductCon
Jackie HermesJackie Hermes
Jesse DePintoJesse DePinto
Jani TuomiJani Tuomi
Gabriella SuligaGabriella Suliga
Eric DidierEric Didier

Wellness Corner- Intention Setting Session

10/5 9:00 - 9:30

Xtras

Sketches to Digital Animation / Cartoonists at Work – Run by Ian Corrao

10/5 9:00 - 4:00

Xtras Xperiential

Creative Conversations w/ Arabian Prince

10/5 9:30 - 10:00

Xtras Xperiential
Arabian PrinceArabian Prince
Beth RidleyBeth Ridley

Wellness Corner- Yoga Flow Class

10/5 9:30 - 10:30

Xtras

Innovation: People > Process

10/5 10:00 - 11:00

Xtras Main Stage
Chuck SwobodaChuck Swoboda

VUE.JS: The Compassionate Framework

10/5 10:00 - 10:45

Cream City Code
Ben HongBen Hong

Demystifying Data Science

10/5 10:00 - 10:45

Cream City Code
Grishma JenaGrishma Jena

Career Lounge - Saturday

10/5 10:00 - 4:00

ProductCon

Anything You Can Build, We Can Build Better

10/5 10:00 - 11:00

ProductCon
Nancy WangNancy Wang
Dana HartDana Hart
Swetha PBSwetha PB
Nadiyah JohnsonNadiyah Johnson

Leading for Inclusion

10/5 10:00 - 11:00

Cream City Code Xtras
Kim CraytonKim Crayton

Esports & the Scholar Gamer

10/5 10:00 - 11:00

Longplay
James O'HaganJames O'Hagan

Alpha Bar!

10/5 10:00 - 4:00

ProductCon

Indie Game Showcase

10/5 10:00 - 4:00

Longplay

Dance is Feeling

10/5 10:00 - 10:30

Xperiential Xtras

Wellness Corner- Guided Meditation Session: Overcoming Obstacles

10/5 10:30 - 11:00

Xtras

Lost in Startuplandia

10/5 11:00 - 12:00

Startup Main Stage Xtras
Kelly FitzsimmonsKelly Fitzsimmons

Shiny Objects are Cool, but so is Building Products People Use

10/5 11:00 - 11:45

Cream City Code
Jenna PedersonJenna Pederson

Managing the Burnout Burndown

10/5 11:00 - 11:45

Cream City Code
Aneika SimmonsAneika Simmons
Anjuan SimmonsAnjuan Simmons

Personalizing Your Product for Every Customer

10/5 11:00 - 11:30

ProductCon
George JengGeorge Jeng

Raising Children in the Age of Video Games

10/5 11:00 - 12:00

Longplay
James O'HaganJames O'Hagan
Quentin AllumsQuentin Allums
Joseph SchurianJoseph Schurian
Joshua BattlesJoshua Battles
Bill ReillyBill Reilly

Team Building and Vulnerability through Beat-Making

10/5 11:00 - 11:30

Xtras Xperiential

Creative Conversations w/ John Zeratsky and Wanyah Frazier

10/5 11:00 - 11:30

Xtras
John ZeratskyJohn Zeratsky
Beth RidleyBeth Ridley

Wellness Corner- Embrace Your Power: Creating a Mindset for Success Workshop

10/5 11:00 - 12:00

Xtras

Scale Your Start-up Efficiently

10/5 11:00 - 11:30

Startup

GoGedders Live Podcast

10/5 11:30 - 12:00

ProductCon
Richie BurkeRichie Burke

Careers in Gaming and Esports

10/5 12:00 - 1:00

Longplay
Jennifer TongeJennifer Tonge
Shareef JacksonShareef Jackson
Jordan TianJordan Tian
Steve CheppSteve Chepp
Gerard "HipHopGamer" WilliamsGerard "HipHopGamer" Williams
Cayle DrabinksyCayle Drabinksy
David EdwardsDavid Edwards

#Community

10/5 12:00 - 1:15

Xtras Main Stage
Chris MessinaChris Messina

Learn to Create VR

10/5 12:00 - 12:30

Xperiential Xtras

Mentorship Hour With Glenn Reid, creator of iPhoto & founder of Marathon Machines

10/5 12:00 - 1:00

ProductCon
Glenn ReidGlenn Reid

Impact of Technology on Mental Health

10/5 12:00 - 1:00

Xtras Startup
Maja StevanovichMaja Stevanovich
Josh YashariJosh Yashari

Wellness Corner- Yoga Flow Class

10/5 12:00 - 1:00

Xtras

Inside/Outside Live Podcast

10/5 12:30 - 1:00

ProductCon
Brian ArdingerBrian Ardinger

Windows IoT: Create IoT Core Images for Production

10/5 1:00 - 1:45

Cream City Code
Min MaungMin Maung
Lwin MaungLwin Maung

Super Smash Brothers Non-Profit Invitational

10/5 1:00 - 3:00

Longplay

Women in Tech Lounge - Saturday

10/5 1:00 - 5:00

Xtras

Build Your Next Product with Blockchain Workshop

10/5 1:00 - 3:00

ProductCon
Michael Anton AdamMichael Anton Adam

Technical Skills for Product Managers

10/5 1:00 - 3:00

ProductCon
Nancy WangNancy Wang

Dance is Feeling

10/5 1:00 - 1:30

Xtras Xperiential

FOR-M Incubator Launch

10/5 1:00 - 3:00

Startup
Maggie FernandesMaggie Fernandes
Joe PoeschlJoe Poeschl
Archna SahayArchna Sahay

Wellness Corner- Resiliency: Bounce Back and Rise Up Workshop

10/5 1:00 - 3:00

Xtras

Presentation Boot Camp for Product Managers

10/5 1:00 - 1:30

ProductCon
Roman GeyzerRoman Geyzer

Retrospectives: Not Just for Agile Teams

10/5 1:00 - 1:45

Cream City Code
Rachel KrauseRachel Krause

Fireside Chat with Arabian Prince

10/5 1:15 - 2:00

Main Stage Music Longplay Xtras
Arabian PrinceArabian Prince
Tarik MoodyTarik Moody

An Analytical Look at Hiring Teams

10/5 1:30 - 2:00

ProductCon
Swetha PBSwetha PB

Impostor Syndrome: Slaying the Beast

10/5 2:00 - 2:45

Cream City Code
Tine ZekisTine Zekis

Build Smarter Cross-Platform Applications Using Xamarin, Azure Cognitive Services, & Machine Learning

10/5 2:00 - 2:45

Cream City Code
Richard TaylorRichard Taylor

Anatomy of a Hit

10/5 2:00 - 3:00

Main Stage Xtras
Fernando GaribayFernando Garibay

Team Building and Vulnerability through Beat-Making

10/5 2:00 - 2:30

Xperiential Xtras

The Good of Gaming

10/5 2:30 - 3:30

Longplay
Shareef JacksonShareef Jackson
Mathew BergendahlMathew Bergendahl
Stephen MachugaStephen Machuga
Lynn RichterLynn Richter
She SnapsShe Snaps

Encounter AI Product Showcase

10/5 2:30 - 3:00

ProductCon
Derrick JohnsonDerrick Johnson

Mobile Game Development With Unity

10/5 3:00 - 3:45

Cream City Code
Allison SalmonAllison Salmon

How to Escape the Cult of Expertise: Growth Mindset & How the Words "I Don't Know" Can Save You

10/5 3:00 - 3:45

Cream City Code
Leta KeaneLeta Keane

How to Keep Tech Talent in Milwaukee

10/5 3:00 - 4:00

ProductCon
Matt CordioMatt Cordio
Roman ReynebeauRoman Reynebeau
Nadiyah JohnsonNadiyah Johnson
Tyler CummingsTyler Cummings

Learn to Create VR

10/5 3:00 - 3:30

Xtras Xperiential

Street Fighter (Pro Player Challenge)

10/5 3:00 - 4:00

Longplay
David EdwardsDavid Edwards

Wellness Corner- Using Technology for Mental Transformation

10/5 3:00 - 3:30

Xtras

Contemporary State of Gaming

10/5 3:30 - 4:30

Longplay
Katie Schultz, DPT, APTKatie Schultz, DPT, APT
E Vega-PadillaE Vega-Padilla
Chris HegeChris Hege
Nicki HeimanNicki Heiman
Matthew LemkeMatthew Lemke
Gerald HayGerald Hay

Wellness Corner- VR Immersive Meditation Experience

10/5 3:30 - 4:00

Xtras

Defending Deep Learning from Adversarial Attacks

10/5 4:00 - 4:45

Cream City Code
Svetlana LevitanSvetlana Levitan

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love TypeScript

10/5 4:00 - 4:45

Cream City Code
Tommy O'KeefeTommy O'Keefe

Esports Tournament - Tekken 7

10/5 4:00 - 6:00

Longplay

Twitch 101 and Beyond

10/5 4:30 - 5:30

Longplay
Shareef JacksonShareef Jackson
James 'JT' ThompsonJames 'JT' Thompson
Jonathan BrostoffJonathan Brostoff
Lynn RichterLynn Richter

Arabian Prince Opening Set

10/5 7:30 - 8:30

Main Stage Music
Arabian PrinceArabian Prince

Steve Aoki Concert

10/5 8:30 - 10:00

Main Stage Music
Steve AokiSteve Aoki