November 8, 2019 The Final Countdown: The Topcoder Open and Innovation Summit is Right Around the Corner!

In just a couple of days, we’ll be gathering in Houston for the 2019 Topcoder Open and Innovation Summit. We’re unbelievably excited for the lineup of speakers, panels, teachers, and more, and we can’t wait to see you all there November 13 – 16! If you haven’t yet gotten your tickets, it’s not too late: register now, and read on to catch a glimpse of what’s in store.

Wisdom from the Top: Keynote Speaker John Winsor

The Topcoder Open and Innovation Summit are all about bringing together the top minds in the world, and there are few people better equipped to speak on open talent models and the gig economy than our keynote speaker, John Winsor. John is a global thought leader with a clear vision of the world and our future, along with the rare ability to see past the chaos of the day-to-day to the emerging patterns below. Far from just recognizing the future, though, John’s wisdom and leadership are also helping to build and improve it for everyone. His deep understanding of the potential that can be unlocked through collaboration and crowdsourcing make him the perfect voice to kick off the Innovation Summit, and we’re excited to have him with us on Thursday morning!

Can’t-Miss Panels and Thought Leadership

In addition to the main speakers, the Innovation Summit will feature a number of panels, including one with four of our very own Topcoder community members! They’ll be discussing their work and lifestyles as part of the “Passion Economy,” drawing from their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and skillsets. Steve Rader of NASA will moderate the panel.

There is also a panel dedicated to the Public Sector — a discussion dedicated to the ways that open innovation and on-demand talent have helped solve problems for the government, federal agencies, and more. Other panels include a look at enterprises powered by the gig economy and how to simplify the talent pipeline through on-demand solutions. There’s something for everyone, so sign up now to secure your spot.

Mega-Hit Master Classes to Build Your Skills

In addition to world-class speakers and panels, this year’s Innovation Summit also offers the opportunity to learn from the best. Choose from among a variety of master classes all designed to help you take on your biggest challenges, from testing and QA to effectively making use of artificial intelligence. SpaceNet will also be offering a Geospatial Analytics Master Class, allowing you to get an inside look at the fundamentals of geospatial mapping — a critical field affecting everything from energy to transportation to disaster relief — from the best name in the business. Don’t wait — register now!

Obviously, there’s plenty to be excited about at the 2019 Topcoder Open and Innovation Summit, and we don’t want you to miss a single moment. Get your tickets now to take advantage of world-class wisdom, nonstop networking, and cutting-edge classes on the most pressing issues of the day. We’ll see you in Houston!

VP, Marketing


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