7:30 am-  Registration, Networking, Exhibit Hall and Continental Breakfast

 8:30 am-   Welcome Remarks and Introduction:

Kysha Woods, Founder, President, and CEO of Keitt Media Agency

8:35 am-    Councilman David OH, Chair of City Council’s Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy

 8:50 am-    Accelerating Infrastructure  Panel Discussion

Introduce Speaker & Moderator: by Kelly R. Lewis, President & CEO, Lewis Strategic

Kevin Dellicker,President, Dellicker Strategies

John Dolmetsch,Co-founder and CIO, Business Information Group (BIG)

 9:30 am       Accelerating “Embracing Disruption” Speaker

Introduce Speaker: Kelly Lewis, President & CEO of Lewis Strategic

John McElligott, Founder, York Exponential

9:50 am        Introduce Speaker: Beverly Chandran, Real Estate Expert and Technologist

Dr. Jeffrey Krug, Dean of Zeigler College of Business, Bloomsburg University

10:35 am      Break

 10:45 am     Accelerating Small Business

                       Introduce Speaker: Kristin Daly The Daly Group at Keller Williams Philly

Robert Goza, Lead Economic Development Specialist/Public Information Officer

Small Business Administration “What SBA Can Do For You.”

11:00 am       Accelerating Workforce

                        Introduce Speaker: Veronica May  CEO of OHG designs

Ira Wolfe, President and Founder of Success Performance Solutions

11:30 am       Accelerating Healthcare Innovations

                          Introduce Speaker: Sonja Horner,  CEO, LeadHealth

12:00pm     Lunch & Keynote Speech

                         Speaker Introduction: Kysha Woods

Keynote Speech

Jim “Mr. Energy” Smith Jr., Founder, CEO and President of Jim Smith Jr. International

1:00 pm       Accelerating Manufacturing

Introduce Speaker: Maureen Gribb Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisor

Harold T. Epps, Director of Commerce, City of Philadelphia

1:20pm        Accelerate Innovation Capital, Education and Entrepreneurship  (STEM)Panel Discussion

Introduce  Speakers:  Andrea Jack CEO D&P Financial Services

Don Baker, Chief Executive Officer, Forum to Advance Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (FAME Inc.)

Richelle Payne, Assistant Director for Business Development at The Initiative for Family Business & Entrepreneurship at Saint Joseph’s University

2:10pm       Recap & Next Steps

Moderated by Kysha Woods & Kelly Lewis

Audience participation

2:20pm         Announcements and Adjournment: Kysha Woods

2:25pm         Networking, Exhibit Hall (exhibitors)

3:00pm        Reception, hosted by Bloomsburg University, MBA Your Way, Center City Campus

One-Year Fast-Track MBA, Professional MBA, Eight-Month Certificate in Management

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