A New Reality will introduce participants to the latest tech & digital trends in artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, robotics, media and gaming. Thanks to our event sponsor SAP, the summit is located in the SAP Next-Gen Innovation community space! Summit participants will create their own app/software prototype solutions to a community problem in support of the the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) using Design Thinking.
A NEW REALITY INTRO 9AM
Opening panel featuring Ann Rosenberg, SAP Senior Vice-President Global Head SAP Next-Gen.
A NEW REALITY 9:15 AM
Young. Melanin.Leading.Women of color shaping change with their technical & digital skills.
A NEW REALITY I 9:30AM
The benefits and concerns of AI and hand-ons applications.
A NEW REALITY II
What is blockchain and what does it look like in real life?
A NEW REALITY III
The invasion of robotics - can we be friends?
KEYNOTE II 1:15 P.M.
Tiffany M. Battle - The Werk Place!
KEYNOTE III 1:30 P.M.
Ryann Richardson, Miss Black America
KEYNOTE IV 1:45 P.M.
TeLisa Daughtry, Founder & CE,FemX Ventures
Design Thinking 2:00 P.M.
Dr. Joann Halpern, Director Hasso Plattner Institute, NYC
Creative Hub Activations 2:30 P.M.
Time to prototype design solutions for the 17 UN Global Goals
A NEW REALITY Finale Pitches 4:30 P.M.
Judges: Sandra Moerch, Chief Creative Director, SAP Next-Gen; Felicia O Sangare, Sales & Marketing Recruiter, Sirius Personnel; Bridgette Young, Culinary Chef & Miss United Nations Jamaica 2009
END OF THE SUMMIT 5:00 P.M.
Aminka Belvitt, is a visionary, creator and an international advocate for women and girl's empowerment. She is also a tech & marketing entrepreneur as the founder of Wofemtech Solutions, Belvitt Consulting & Marketing and The ForUsGirls Foundation Inc.
In July 2017 she contributed to the offical launch of UN Women #TheBreakTheGlass campaign with fellow Empower Women Champions of Change, PwC Directors and senior UN Women officials. Her work as an advocate and tech professional intersects with her partnership with SAP Next-Gen: A Purpose Driven Innovative Community.
She is an active member of the #SheInnovates movement. #SheInnovates is SAP in collaboration with UN Women to accelerate the advancement of women and girls in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship.