We just wrapped up Techonomy Detroit 2013, but you can watch the entire conference, start-to-finish, right here. (To watch individual sessions, click here.)
Techonomy Detroit 2013 is a series of conversations and workshops we began last year at our first Detroit conference. Our urgent theme is the role of technology and innovation in boosting American economic growth, job creation, and urban revival. The all-day Techonomy Detroit focuses on issues that form the foundation of the urban century, with technology at the core of the conversation. We see it as the central source of both disruption and opportunity.
Techonomy Detroit brings together leaders and thinkers from business, technology, government and academia to better understand how to move America and the world into an urbanized, technologized inclusive future.
In addition to Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Square, confirmed speakers include Rodney Brooks of Rethink Robotics, Jean Case of The Case Foundation, Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson, Quicken Loans Chairman Dan Gilbert, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, and Venture for America CEO Andrew Yang. Our Detroit partners include the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Quicken Loans, McKinsey & Company, Cisco, Ford Motor Company, Michigan Media Solutions, Automation Alley, and Skidmore Studio.

Webcast Schedule (all times EST)

8:30 – 8:45AM: Welcome
David Kirkpatrick, Chief Techonomist, Techonomy Media
Michael A. Finney, President and CEO, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
M. Roy Wilson
, President, Wayne State University
8:45 – 9:30AM: Education 2.0 for Americans 2.0
John Wm. Covington, Chancellor, Education Achievement Authority of Michigan
Marlin Page, Founder, Sisters Code
Hector Ruiz, Chairman, Advanced Nanotechnology Solutions, Inc.
Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Cisco
Moderator:  David Kirkpatrick, Chief Techonomist, Techonomy Media
9:30 – 9:40AM: What Makes a City Great? Lessons from around the globe
Patrick Finn, Partner, McKinsey & Company
Dan Gilbert, Chairman, Rock Ventures; Founder and Chairman, Quicken Loans
Bruce Katz, Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Moderator:  Edward Luce, Chief U.S. Commentator, Financial Times
10:05 – 10:30AM: A Conversation with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder
Interviewer: David Kirkpatrick, Techonomy Media
10:30 – 11:00AM: Break
11:00 – 11:05AM: Welcome Back
David Kirkpatrick, Techonomy Media
11:05 – 11:50AM: Where Are the Jobs?
Nolan Finley, Editorial Page Editor and Columnist, The Detroit News
Felix Ortiz, Founder, Chairman and Chief Product Officer, Viridis Learning Inc.
Joel D. Tauber, President, Tauber Enterprises LLC; Founder, Tauber Institute for Global Operations, University of Michigan
Carol Williams, EVP, Dow Manufacturing & Engineering, Supply Chain, and Environmental, Health & Safety Operations, The Dow Chemical Company
Moderator: Susan Lund, Partner and Head of Research, McKinsey Global Institute
11:50AM – 12:10PM: Keeping the U.S. Competitive in a Hyper-Connected World
Nilmini Rubin, Senior Advisor for Global Economic Competitiveness, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs
Interviewer:  David Kirkpatrick, Techonomy Media
12:10 – 12:45PM: Everybody’s Starting Something
Jocelyn Benson, Interim Dean, Law School, Wayne State University
Josh Linkner, CEO and Managing Partner, Detroit Venture Partners
Andrew Yang, Founder and CEO, Venture for America
Moderator: Tom Walsh, Columnist, Detroit Free Press
12:45 – 1:00PM: The New People Rules in a Virtual World
Keith Ferrazzi, Founder and CEO, Ferrazzi Greenlight
1:00 – 2:15PM: Lunch Break
2:15 – 3:15PM: Techonomy Labs
Business & the Economy in an Internet + Everything World
Joseph Bradley, Managing Director, Internet of Everything Practice, Cisco Consulting Services
Amit Kumar, CEO and Co-founder, Bitponics
Michael Mandel, Chief Economic Strategist, Progressive Policy Institute
Greg Ross, Global Director, Product Strategy and Infotainment, Global Connected Consumer, General Motors
Moderator: Cory Johnson, Anchor and Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg Television
Civic Startups: Engage & Improve
Nick Bowden, Co-founder and Chief Engagement Officer, MindMixer
Lawrence J. Morrissey, Mayor, City of Rockford, Illinois
Jerry Paffendorf, Chief Executive Officer, LOVELAND Technologies
Stephen Walter, Managing Director, Engagement Game Lab
Moderator:  Zachary Karabell, President, River Twice Research
Connecting Detroit: 8 Mile to Downtown
Matt Clayson, Director, Detroit Creative Corridor Center
Brandon A. Jessup, CEO, Michigan Forward Urban Affairs Group
Catherine Kelly, Publisher, The Michigan Citizen
Brian Mulloy, Vice President, Apigee; Founder, Ribbon Farm: Makers
Moderator:  John Gallagher, Business Reporter, Detroit Free Press
Reimagining Education (in partnership with Kaplan University)
Cathy Lewis Long, Executive Director, The Sprout Fund
Damien Rocchi, Co-founder and CEO, Grand Circus
Annis Stubbs, Executive Director, Teach For America – Detroit
Betty Vandenbosch, Provost, Kaplan University
Moderator: Ingrid Jacques, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, The Detroit News
The 5 Undeniable Rules of Changing Human Behavior
Keith Ferrazzi, Founder and CEO, Ferrazzi Greenlight
3:15 – 3:30PM: Break
3:30 – 3:35PM: Welcome Back
3:35 – 3:55PM: A New Age of Manufacturing
Rodney Brooks, Chairman and CTO, Rethink Robotics
Interviewed by: Zachary Karabell, President, River Twice Research
3:55 – 4:35PM: Can the Maker Movement Re-Make America?
Matt Clayson, Director, Detroit Creative Corridor Center
Chad Dickerson, CEO, Etsy
K. Venkatesh Prasad, Senior Leader, Open Innovation, Ford Research & Innovation
Marleen Vogelaar, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-founder, Shapeways
Moderator:  Lou Rassey, Principal, McKinsey & Company
4:35 – 4:50PM: The Push for the Prize
Jean Case, CEO, Case Foundation
Interviewer: Jeff Green, Detroit Bureau Chief, Bloomberg News
4:50 – 5:30PM: Turbocharging Detroit’s Techonomy
Catherine Kelly, Publisher, The Michigan Citizen
Scott Moloney, Founder, Treat Dreams
Alex Southern, Founder, GrowDetroit
Moderators: Jack Dorsey, CEO, Square; Chairman, Twitter
David Kirkpatrick, Chief Techonomist, Techonomy Media
5:30PM: Closing Remarks