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3686 agenda preview — panels and programming

Check some of this year’s 3686 programming highlights. 

And, get your tickets now to the entrepreneurship conference — the place to be if you’re curious about the Tennessee startup scene. 

Monday, Sept. 9 

  • Early badge pickup 
  • 1-on-1 investor meetings
  • Founder Happy Hour with live music (hosted by Edison Partners)

Tuesday, Sept. 10 

  • Registration and breakfast 
  • 1-on-1 investor meetings
  • Startup Showcase:
    Does your company have interactive technology to show off? We’re looking for interesting, fun, cutting-edge technology to present during our Startup Showcase. Apply to be considered for the Startup Showcase. 

Panels and programming including:

Stuart Weitzman: An Entrepreneurial Journey on the Road Less Traveled
Stuart Weitzman’s passion for design has been a lifelong pursuit, leading to the internationally renowned shoe company that bears his name. He has been honored extensively for his unique approach to entrepreneurship, and for his uncompromising commitment to prioritizing function as an integral element of fashion. 

— AI for legacy industries
Learn how artificial intelligence is set to transform industries including health care, insurance and human resources. 

— Climate tech: beyond the buzz
Investors, startups, and corporate leaders are all seeking solutions to the biggest issue facing our planet. Hear how they’re working together on cutting edge solutions.

Going Global: opportunities for expansion, collaboration and research partnerships outside the U.S.
If you’re a startup thinking about expanding beyond U.S. borders, learn about opening your business to new markets through this panel. 

Meet the mayors
Mayors from Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville will discuss what innovation is currently taking place in their cities and what they hope to see for the future. 

— Pitch competition
Companies will pitch their businesses for a chance to win investment. 

— Tech and sports
Dig into how Tennessee’s professional sports teams are thinking about tech and fan experiences. 

The TENN: where are they now?
Check out this panel with graduates of the LaunchTN accelerator program, the TENN — topics will include: using tech to streamline hiring, how to make a successful company exit and how to grow from a two-person to a 60-person startup 

Wednesday, Sept. 11 

  • Investor breakfast 
  • Partner Pop-ups
    3686 Partner Pop-ups are a cool way to continue learning and connecting all across Nashville during 3686, stay tuned to learn more about this year’s Partner Pop-ups.

Check back soon for more details! 

*Schedule is subject to change.

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