Darren at Think Tech Talks – 10/29/09 8:30AM – 1:30PM

ThinkTech Talks – Rebuilding in 2010
A Tech Prospective Approaching the 2010 Legislature

Thursday, October 29th, 2009
8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Anthology Theatre, 8th Floor, Pauahi Tower
1003 Bishop Street, Honolulu


What can we do to rebuild the tech initiative in the 2010 Legislature?

Some measures that might be considered and what might happen to them.

The tone and tenor of the Legislature and how the coming election will affect it.


8:30 am – Registration / Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – WAKEUP KEYNOTE, to rouse your interest

IS TECH IN HAWAII KEEPING UP WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD?

Brian Schatz – Chair, Democratic Party of Hawaii


9:30 am – THE ASPIRATIONS PANEL, followed by Q&A

HOW FAR HAS HAWAII COME DURING THE LINGLE ADMINISTRATION?

Moderator Chenoa Farnsworth – Hawaii Angels
Ian Kitajima – Oceanit, Inc.; Rob Robinson – Kolohala Ventures;
Dan Leuck – Tech Hui;  Mark Gilbert – Commercial Data Systems


10:30 am – THE METHODOLOGY PANEL, followed by Q&A
WHAT TECH MEASURES SHOULD THE 2010 LEGISLATURE CONSIDER?

Moderator Larry Gilbert – Sennet Capital
Bill Spencer – Hawaii Venture Capital Association; Kelly King – Pacific Biodiesel;
Darren Kimura – Sopogy, Inc.; Jason Suapaia – Film and Video Association of Hawaii


Noon – Luncheon

12:30 pm – THE LEGISLATIVE LANDSCAPE PANEL, followed by Q&A
WHAT TECH MEASURES IS THE 2010 LEGISLATURE LIKELY TO ADOPT?

Moderator Bob Toyofuku – Hawaii Advocates
Sen. Colleen Hanabusa; Sen. Carol Fukunaga; Rep. Angus McKelvey

1:30 pm – Pau


Presented by ThinkTech Hawaii; Pacific New Media at the University of Hawaii;
Anthology Marketing Group; Tech Hui; the Hawaii Venture Capital Association

Cost per person – $55
Continental breakfast and delicatessen lunch included.
Parking is not provided.  Public parking available at Alii Place.
Seating is limited.  Email pnm@hawaii.edu or call 956-8400.
http://outreach.hawaii.edu/pnm/programs/Rebuilding2010.asp

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