Vermont’s fastest-growing and most innovative companies gather under one roof at this rockin’ career and tech expo. Get cybersecurity tips, learn how Vermont companies are using the Internet of Things, find out about colleges and training programs, and meet 60+ local companies in health care, energy efficiency, robotics and advanced manufacturing.
For our 11th Jam, we’ve created three programming tracks for aspiring and veteran tech pros. Get career tips, business tricks and a whole lot of tech from local and global experts, including reps from Facebook and Tesla. Attend all the sessions, just a few or even jump the tracks — but don’t forget to register!
Who are the tech leaders building amazing companies around remarkable products and services in Vermont? The Vermont Technology Alliance and Seven Days want to hear from you! Help us by voting from among the nominated finalists. Deadline to vote: October 18 at midnight.
This year's Tech Jam is part of BTV Ignite's Innovation Week, October 13-21, 2017. This series of events highlights the vibrant energy of greater Burlington's entrepreneurial, technological and creative ecosystem. Powered by BTV Ignite and its partners, this weeklong celebration has something for everyone who loves what Burlington IS — and what it can be! The week begins with the annual Hack VT, a 24-hour hackathon in which teams build education apps, and ends with the 11th Vermont Tech Jam. Find a full list of panel discussions, presentations and demos here.
Security breaches and privacy mishaps can have catastrophic consequences, especially for small businesses. In this two-hour session, experts from the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, Leahy Center for Digital Investigation at Champlain College and the privacy team at Facebook will share tips and resources for implementing privacy and security best practices to protect your business.
This workshop is open to women and nonbinary individuals of all ages. Participants will get tools and takeaways to help them pursue the tech field, interview for that next job, find a career that fits and negotiate salaries. Following a brief panel discussion, attendees may choose two mini sessions.
Two years ago, Green Mountain Power announced an unusual partnership with electric carmaker Tesla. Vermont’s largest utility became the first in the country to help its customers install Tesla’s new Powerwall home battery, which stores energy produced on site, rather than drawing from the grid. Learn how the company’s energy division works and get behind-the-scenes insights into the future of energy storage technology.
On Saturday, panelists from GameTheory, Burton Snowboards, Vermont Cannabis Solutions, Inntopia, Champlain Valley Dispensary, AllEarth Renewables and Orvis discuss ways in which local tech companies are leveraging some of Vermont’s unique assets.
Come party IRL with fellow jammers, grab a bite to eat, enjoy a craft brew, try virtual reality gear, demo video games and listen to music at the Tech Jam After Hours party, Friday, October 20, 5-7 p.m. You’ve been busy innovating, creating and educating — so why not take a night off to sit back, relax and appreciate each other. This event is open to the public, and we encourage you to bring your entire team.
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