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October 16 - 17, 2014

THERE'S EVERYTHING
YOU COULD EVER WANT. EVER.

Founders, teams, supporters, designers, developers and innovators come together for a 2 day conference to celebrate and invigorate Iowa's start up community. Passionate individuals from all across the state unite in the capital city to share ideas, create solutions and build inspiration. Conference-goers get an engaging look at tech & innovation on a national scale and develop a keen awareness for the resources available locally to strengthen Iowa's startup communities.

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2014 > 2013, but here's last year's keynotes.

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WE HAVE A BUNCH OF GREAT THINGS PLANNED.

We're looking for speakers for our Day 1 breakout sessions to cover various topics related to entrepreneurship, tech, design, code, etc. Interested? Click here.

Day One @ Gravitate

8:00

Opening Statements & Breakfast provided by Gateway Market

9:00

Breakout Session 1

10:00

Breakout Session 2

11:00

Breakout Session 3

12:00

Lunch Break - Sponsored by Pita Pit

1:00

Breakout Session 4

2:00

Breakout Session 5

3:00

Breakout Session 6

4:00

Breakout Session 7

5:00

Open Co-working Ends

5:15

Opening Party Begins

Day Two @ Kirkwood

10:00

Check-in

11:00

Welcome & Announcements

11:25

Speaker 1

12:00

Speaker 2

12:35

Lunch Break

2:00

Speaker 3

2:50

Speaker 4

3:10

Break

3:30

Speaker 5

4:05

Speaker 6

4:45

Closing/Happy Hour

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THE VENUES ARE UNIQUE.

Gravitate

Gravitate, the completely new center of entrepreneurial gravity in Des Moines boasts an open floor plan for co-working as well as individual offices and conference rooms to conduct business the startup way. Gravitate is so new that this will be the very first event to be held in this space!

Gravitate
206 6th Ave., 3rd Floor | Des Moines, IA
www.gravitatedsm.com

The Kirkwood

The Kirkwood is the classy and inspiring setting for Day 2 of this year's I/OWA Conference. Located in the heart of downtown Des Moines, The Kirkwood is the perfect space to meet, listen, network, collaborate and admire the architectural beauty. 

The Kirkwood
400 Walnut St. | Des Moines, IA
www.thekirkwooddm.com

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WE'D LOVE FOR YOU TO JOIN US.

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These great sponsors.

To sponsor I/OWA Conference 2014, please contact Tej Dhawan.

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