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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Opening Statements & Breakfast provided by Gateway Market
Breakout Session 1
Breakout Session 2
Breakout Session 3
Lunch Break - Sponsored by Pita Pit
Breakout Session 4
Breakout Session 5
Breakout Session 6
Breakout Session 7
Open Co-working Ends
Opening Party Begins
Welcome & Announcements
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!
206 6th Ave., 3rd Floor | Des Moines, IA
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.
400 Walnut St. | Des Moines, IA
To sponsor I/OWA Conference 2014, please contact Tej Dhawan.