Program

Time
Title

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration and Badge Pickup at Foyer

9:00 am

ATECH Conference 2018 Kicks Off

9:10 am - 9:15 am

Panel with ATECH co-founders Tristan Every, Rudy Croes, Varelie Croes, Kris Croes

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Panel - Human identity and the Aruban DNA Indra Zaandam

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Startup Pitch Competition - Group 1

10:15 am - 10:30 am

BREAK

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Keynote - How to build & grow your identity online Conrad Egusa
CEO
Publicize & Espacio Media Incubator

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Startup Pitch Competition: Group 2

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Keynote - Frictionless digital money and game-changing open-source innovations Vanessa Pestritto
Director of Xpring
Xpring @ Ripple

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

BREAK

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

ATECH Update: Special Announcement Hour of Code Aruba

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Keynote - Essentials of working with Developers Justin Halsall
Developer Advocate
IBM

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Keynote - Unlocking economic prosperity by transforming cities into niche innovation hubs Nick Smooth
Founder
Innovation Collective

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Startup Pitch Competition Finals

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

BREAK

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Keynote - The Power of Blockchain Rebecca Duane
Business Development, M&A, Strategic Partnerships
IBM Watson

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Panel - Cybersecurity in a seamless future Shensley Tromp, Kristel de Nobrega

4:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Startup Pitch Competition: Announcement Winner