SCHEDULE

DIG SOUTH Tech Conference*

Charleston Gaillard Center
APRIL 25–27, 2018

TECHNOLOGY
STAGE

BUSINESS
STAGE

Sponsored by Oracle

MARKETING
STAGE

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

6:00 PM

“Upload Charleston” Conference Welcome Shindig
Sponsored by Charleston County Economic Development
The Cedar Room at Mercantile & Mash, 701 East Bay Street

THURSDAY, APRIL 26

Conference Sessions Open

9:00 AM

Super Keynote

10:00 AM

Cryptocurrency

Dave Knox | Predicting The Turn: The High Stakes Game of Business Between Startups & Blue Chips

Lead Gen Panel | Sponsored by BoomTown

10:45 AM

E-Commerce | “How to Conquer E-Commerce: Winning Strategies for Wooing Online Customers and Earning Loyalty”

Fireside Chat with Kiran Kodithala, CEO, N2N Services | Sponsored by Oracle

Interactive Content | Megan Oepen, Head of Content, Under Armour

11:30 AM

Capture More Customers with Purpose-Driven Interactive Design

Venture Capital #1

Strategic Branding Panel | Sponsored by JTE Marketing

12:15 PM

LUNCH | DIG CAFE ON GEORGE ST.
Lunch included with VIP badge. Lunch available for purchase with standard badge.

1:00 PM

Super Keynote with Jason Feifer, Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Magazine | Sponsored by Vertical Holdings

1:45 PM

Scaling Infrastructure | “THE FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS: How to Plan for and Grow Your IT Infrastructure as the Business Scales”

Fireside Chat: 4 Founders Dish on How to Build a Scalable Business
Moderated by Loren Feldman, Senior Editor for Entrepreneurship, Forbes

AdTech Trends

2:30 PM

FinTech | “THE FUTURE OF FINTECH: What Does the Disruption of Financial Services Mean for Your Business? A discussion of the latest fintech trends including blockchain, emerging markets, crowdfunding and other financial services innovations.”

“What Do Diversity and Inclusion Really Mean for Your Business – Locally, Nationally and Globally?”

Crisis Management in the Age of #MeToo

3:15 PM

Engineered to Add Value: Digital Product Development Designed to Grow Your Company Now

Venture Capital Panel #2

Video Marketing

4:00 PM

Super Keynote

4:30 PM – Until

Sponsored Shindigs on Charleston Peninsula

4:30 PM

Sponsored Happy Hour at Gaillard

FRIDAY, APRIL 27

Conference Sessions Open

9:00 AM

Super Keynote

10:00 AM

Cybersecurity

BizDev + Economic Development |
How Tech Tools & Infrastructure Contribute to Economic Development” | Sponsored by Charleston County Economic Development

UX Design

10:45 AM

Transportation Tech | “The Future of Transportation and How It Will Impact Your Business Bottom Line”

Venture Capital #3

Microvideo Storytelling

11:30 AM

Virtual Reality | “Virtual Business: Emerging Trends in VR and How to Build Financial Models Around Them”, Cleveland Brown, CEO/Co-Founder, Payscout

Healthtech | “Diagnosis Software: The Most Relevant Healthcare Innovations Impacting Companies & Consumers Today” | Sponsored by SE Healthcare & Consulting

Fireside Chat: TBA

MAIN CONFERENCE CONCLUDES | PITCH EVENTS BEGIN
($20 Entry | Cash Bar)

12:15 PM

LUNCH | DIG CAFE ON GEORGE ST.
Lunch included with VIP badge. Lunch available for purchase with standard badge.

1:00 PM

Super Keynote

2:00 PM

QC FinTech Accelerator, Sponsored by Queen City Fintech

3:00 PM

DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch: Growth-Stage Companies Pitch to Top Investors | Sponsored by SCRA

5:00 PM

DIG THE END

*Schedule subject to change at DIG SOUTH discretion.