April 10 @ Innovation Hub


DIGITECH 2019

Students Innovating with Technology

April 10, Noon - 5PM @ FSU's new Innovation Hub.

DIGITECH is a unique experience that might be described as SXSW FSU-style. The event features an exhibition in which visitors can experience new technologies first hand, dynamic performances, educational workshops and presentations by insightful experts. It's a great opportunity to meet and network with positive innovative people. This year, the 8th year of DIGITECH, will be held in new Innovation Hub in the Shores building. So come check out DIGITECH, the new Innovation Hub, enjoy some cool tech, free t-shirts, food, and entertainment while you GET YOUR GEEK ON!

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Agenda for Wednesday April 10th

12 - 1 Lunch w/Keynote Presenter Jackie Fenn, Vice President and Gartner Fellow in Gartner's CIO Research group on Innovation [Register]
1 - 4 DIGITECH Exhibition & Jim Moran Shark Tank
4 - 5 The DIGITECH Awards Ceremony and Spectacular Innovation Hub Grand Opening Celebration!
5 - 6 Reception - Complimentary Hors d'oeuvres and Beverages

Visitor parking spaces have been reserved in the nearby gated parking lot #247 (map).

FEATURES

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Student Showcase

Students across the disciplines will be demonstrating their creative and original uses of technology and competing to win trophies in several categories. Student innovators apply today to exhibit (deadline April 8)!

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Organization Exhibits

Academic departments, student organizations, and others from across campus, will be demonstrating their creative uses of technologies and informing visitors of opportunities to get involved!

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Jim Moran SharkTank

FSU Student Entrepreneurs battle it out Shark Tank style, pitching their business ideas to our panel of expert entrepreneurs in an effort to win $1,000.

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Awards Ceremony and Reception

Trophies are awarded, remarks from FSU Dignitaries, giveaways, and reception sponsored by FSU College of Arts and Sciences.

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Lunch and Keynote

Sponsored by FSU Information Technology Services (ITS)

Special guest Jackie Fenn, Vice President and Gartner Fellow in Gartner's CIO Research group on Innovation, inventor of Gartner's Hype Cycle, will speak on creativity, innovation, the rise and fall of new technologies, and working in the innovation economy.

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Give-aways!

Free tees, notebook stickers and food! Big tech raffle sponsored by FSU Bookstore at 4:00!

Featuring Student Creativity and Innovation

The Competition

While all student exhibitors will receive a special DIGITECH exhibitor tee-shirt and certificate, four exhibitors will walk away with a coveted DIGITECH crystal trophy. All exhibits are judged by our expert panel of judges for three areas of recognition. A fourth award is decided by the audience. Trophies are awarded at the DIGITECH Awards Ceremony at 4:00.

Excellence in Innovation

In the spirit of Vires, this award goes to the exhibit that best demonstrates strength and influence through the creation and use of novel technologies.

Excellence in Expression

In the spirit of Artes, this award goes to the exhibit that best demonstrates the application of digital technologies skill towards a creative work.

Excellence in Contribution

In the spirit of Mores, this award goes to the exhibit that best demonstrates strength of character by contributing to others.

Campus Choice Award

The most popular exhibit at FSU DIGITECH decided by votes cast by event attendees via text message.

DIGITECH Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

DIGITECH wouldn't exist without the genrosity of our Platinum Sponsors!


College of Arts and Sciences Innovation Hub Office of the Provost

Gold Sponsors

Thanks so much to our Gold Sponsors for making significant financial contributions!


College of Business College of Communication and Information
Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship College of Education

Friends of DIGITECH

We really appreciate our friends who have given all they can!


Information Technology Services FSU Bookstore

Directions and Contact Information

Location

The Innovation Hub is located in the Shores Building (LSB) in the center of FSU campus on Landis Green.

142 Collegiate Loop, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2110

Parking

Visitor parking spaces have been reserved in the nearby gated parking lot #247 (map).