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The poweredUP Tampa Bay Tech Festival happens Wednesday, May 22!

The annual event returns — the poweredUP Tampa Bay Tech Festival will take place at St. Pete’s Mahaffey Theater on Wednesday, May 22!

Topics at this year’s poweredUP will include:

🎵 Music & Technology: Explore the intersection of tech and tunes, uncovering how AI is reshaping the music industry.

💂‍♂️ Military & Innovation: Dive into the latest advancements in defense technology and how innovation is shaping modern defense efforts.

🤖 Practical Applications of AI: Discover real-world applications of artificial intelligence across industries, from healthcare to finance.

🏙️ City Security & AI: Delve into the realm of urban security and learn how AI is enhancing city safety measures.

There will also be opportunities to:

  • Network with industry leaders, tech enthusiasts, and potential collaborators
  • Check out the booths run by the Geek Row vendors
  • Lunch options available for purchase in the upstairs ballroom from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • The post-event happy hour with complimentary drinks

Here’s poweredUP’s agenda:

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noonDoors open/morning networking
12:00 noon – 12:05 p.m.Opening remarks w/ Meghan O’Keefe, Executive Director of Tampa Bay Tech
12:05 – 12:40 p.m.Keynote Speaker: Igor Jablokov, CEO at Pryon
12:43 – 1:13 p.m.AI-Powered Retail Innovation with Just Walk Out Technology, Featuring AWS
1:16 – 1:46 p.m.Innovation Nexus: An Innovation Panel Bridging Corporations, Startups and Higher Ed, Featuring Accenture, USF, VU Studios and Vinik Sports Group
1:49 – 2:24 p.m.Navigating AI: Practical examples for delivering business value, Featuring Revstar, CDW, JP Morgan Chase and Trellix
2:24 – 2:34 p.m.Intermission
2:34 – 3:09 p.m.Harmonizing Innovation: Technology’s Impact on Music, Featuring TrueFire Studios, Symphonic Distribution, DJ Fresh Events and Pasco County Schools
3:12 – 3:47 p.m.AI-Powered Security: Safeguarding Assets in the Digital Age, Featuring SoftServe, TelcoNet and Nvidia
3:50 – 4:25 p.m.Innovating Defense: Thinking Differently for Modern Security Challenges, Featuring Abacode, USCC, USF IAE and HAYS
4:25 – 4:30 p.m.Closing remarks w/ Meghan O’Keefe
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.Radically Connected® Happy Hour

Tickets are $75 to attend, and Tampa Bay Tech members can attend for free (email for details). Register to attend here.