SCHEDULE

Time Event
7:30 – 8:00 Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30 Presenting Sponsor addresses attendees and introduces Keynote Speaker
8:30 – 9:15 Keynote Speaker: John Weis, NASA
9:15 – 9:25 Break
9:25 – 10:10 Breakout 1

  • Major Scott Anderson: Arkansas Air National Guard’s New Cyberspace Operations Squadron/Ozark
  • Carrie Beach: Making Makers: Using Maker Education in the Classroom /Dogwood
  • Michael McDermott: The Art of Software Debugging/Mockingbird
10:10 – 10:20 Break
10:20 – 11:05 Breakout 2

  • James Hopper: EAST Students Share: Using Technology, Grit, and Teamwork to Solve Problems/Ozark
  • Meagan Bowman: Nested Team Structure: Winning in a Dev + Non-Dev Environment/Dogwood
  • Ashanti Poindexter and TaM’ya Jones: Giving Back-Supporting Girls Who Code/Mockingbird
11:05 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:00 Breakout 3

  • Chrissy Wainwright: Contributing to Open Source/Ozark
  • Daniel Trimble: Azure Chat Bot in Less Than an Hour/Dogwood
  • Austin Willis: Demystifying AI with Real World Examples /Mockingbird
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 Breakout 4

  • Kurt Haas: Technologists: Soft Skills Increase Your Value/Ozark
  • Jeff Nichols: Democratization of Analytics/Dogwood
  • Will Brown: Cryptography /Mockingbird
1:45 – 1:55 Break
1:55 – 2:40 Breakout 5

  • David Walker: Building Powerful and Intelligent Applications /Ozark
  • Ryan Overton: Feature Flag Driven Development: Get Features and Fixes Out Now/Dogwood
  • Jared Justus: Getting Started with VR Development in Unity/Mockingbird
2:40 – 2:50 Break
2:50 – 3:35 Keynote Speaker Gary Dowdy, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc.
3:35 – 4:00 Closing/Giveaways

*Schedule subject to change