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2019 Agenda

2019 agenda

36|86 is a launching point to greater things for you and your startup. Hear from top innovators, founders, investors, and industry leaders through intimate AMAs, fireside chats, engaging panels, and hands-on workshops. You choose your own schedule and walk away ready to make your next move.

*Subject to change

August 28, 2019


Registration + Lunch


Speed Dating


Panel


Fireside Chat


Live Pitch


Workshop


Network + Lounge


Party + Happy Hour

Badge pickup *Open all day
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Wildhorse

STUDENT: You’re never too young to start
9 – 9:45 a.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | SPEAKERS

How to win press and influence customers
9 – 9:45 a.m. | Ole Red
INFO | SPEAKERS

How to break free from impostor syndrome
9 – 9:45 a.m. | Acme Hatchery
INFO | SPEAKERS

Negotiate like a boss
10 – 10:30 a.m. | Beautiac
INFO | SPEAKERS

STUDENT: If at first you don’t succeed …
10 – 10:45 a.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | SPEAKERS

The business of your business: Key elements needed to scale
10 – 10:45 a.m. | Ole Red
INFO | SPEAKERS

Democratized investment and alternative funding
10 – 10:45 a.m. | Acme Hatchery
INFO | SPEAKERS

New in town: Seth Bernstein on AllianceBernstein’s big move
11 – 11:30 a.m. | Wildhorse
INFO | SPEAKERS

Who’s right for you? How to choose your investors wisely and find the right fit
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Beautiac
INFO | SPEAKERS

Student Edition Lunch *Lunch pass required
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO

AMA Luncheon with Paul Sarvadi + Russ Blattner powered by Insperity *36|86+: Lunch pass required
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Acme Hatchery
INFO

Access to Capital 101: The struggle is real
12:45 – 1:15 p.m. | Beautiac
INFO | SPEAKERS

A conversation with Bill Haslam and Bob Corker
1 – 1:45 p.m. | Wildhorse
INFO | SPEAKERS

STUDENT: Turn the table, see yourself here
1 – 1:45 p.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | SPEAKERS

You don’t have to relocate to raise big
1 – 1:45 p.m. | Ole Red
INFO | SPEAKERS

Jenny from the block(chain): Female tech talent
1 – 1:45 p.m. | Acme Hatchery
INFO | SPEAKERS

Accessibility + AI
2 – 2:30 p.m. | Wildhorse
INFO | SPEAKERS

Student Edition Live Pitch *Open to the public
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | JUDGES

Founders + funders + communities
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. | Wildhorse
INFO | SPEAKERS

ROI from ABV
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. | Ole Red
INFO | SPEAKERS

The do’s and don’ts of raising capital
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. | Wildhorse
INFO | SPEAKERS

Rosé O’Clock + AMA with Jessica Peltz-Zatulove & Kate Beardsley
4 – 4:30 p.m. | Beautiac
INFO | SPEAKERS

Innovation Happy Hour
4 – 7 p.m. | Acme
INFO

August 29, 2019


Registration + Lunch


Speed Dating


Panel


Fireside Chat


Live Pitch


Workshop


Network + Lounge


Party + Happy Hour

Badge pickup *Open all day
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Wildhorse

Experiential engagement: Activate your brand
9 – 9:45 a.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | SPEAKERS

From lab to market: What it takes to commercialize your product
9 – 9:45 a.m. | Ole Red
INFO | SPEAKERS

Innovation: Not just for startups
9 – 9:45 a.m. | Acme Hatchery
INFO | SPEAKERS

Unleashed: How our furry friends are dominating the new economy
10 – 10:45 a.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | SPEAKERS 

An investor’s perspective: Founding teams, achieving scale, and knowing when it’s time to wrap
10 – 10:45 a.m. | Ole Red
INFO | SPEAKERS 

How I f*cked up and you can too!
10 – 10:45 a.m. | Acme Hatchery
INFO | SPEAKERS

Investor and Corporate Speed Dating
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Wildhorse
INFO

A more circular economy: Sustainability within plastics and textiles
11 – 11:45 a.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | SPEAKERS

Capital that matters
11 – 11:45 a.m. | Ole Red
INFO | SPEAKERS

Where startup meets policy: How to get involved
11 – 11:45 a.m. | Acme Hatchery
INFO | SPEAKERS

Growing your small business in an emerging market
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. | Beautiac
INFO | SPEAKERS

Investor Lunch powered by Oaklyn Consulting and PYA *Invitation required
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. | B.B. King’s

Tokenize Tennessee Lunch powered by Waller *36|86+: Lunch pass required
noon – 1 p.m. | Acme Hatchery
INFO

HAUM Meditation with Sound Bath
12:45 – 1:15 p.m. | Beautiac
INFO | SPEAKERS

The future of farming
1 – 1:45 p.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | SPEAKERS

Building the creative economy
1 – 1:45 p.m. | Acme Hatchery
INFO | SPEAKERS

LaunchTN Pitch Competition
1 – 2:15 p.m. | Ole Red
INFO | COMPANIES

Gov. Bill Lee: The state of entrepreneurship
1:30 – 1:45 p.m. | Ole Red
INFO | SPEAKERS

The “I” in team: Inclusion
2 – 2:45 p.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | SPEAKERS

F³: Future + female + funding
3 – 3:45 p.m. | Ole Red
INFO | SPEAKERS

All things cannabis
3 – 3:45 p.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | SPEAKERS

Casper, Lyft, and Kylie Jenner: The secret of thoughtful branding and how to make it work for you
3 – 4:30 p.m. | Acme Hatchery
INFO | SPEAKERS

Rosé O’Clock + AMA with Maria Aspan
4 – 4:30 p.m. | Beautiac
INFO | SPEAKERS

21st-century retail
4 – 4:45 p.m. | B.B. King’s
INFO | SPEAKERS

Innovation Crossroads Demo Day
4 – 4:45 p.m. | Ole Red
INFO | COMPANIES

Last Call powered by ORNL and TVA
5 – 6 p.m. | Ole Red
INFO

Hang with 36|86 *Open to the public
6 – 11 p.m. | 36|86 Pavilion at Live on the Green
INFO

36|86+: Closing Night at Live on the Green
6 – 11 p.m. | Side-stage LOTG
INFO

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