General registration is open for the 2020 Wisconsin Tech Summit, to be held Monday, March 16, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis.

People who register will be able to join representatives of about 80 major and vetted emerging companies for a day that will feature general sessions on a mix of topics of interest to companies in Wisconsin’s tech sectors. A 3-4 p.m. tour of the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and 4:15-5:45 p.m. TitletownTech tour will occur on Sunday, followed by a 6-8 p.m. networking reception at Lodge Kohler.

Those wanting to attend the March 15 events only can register online as well, using the general admission registration option.

The March 16 day-long event will feature nearly 250 “speed dating” strategic conversations between major firms and emerging companies. While these strategic meetings are “closed door,” there are many other opportunities for general admission attendees. Click here to register.

Students and returning veterans may also register for a substantially discounted rate.

A series of “Office Hours” will run throughout the day and are open for all attendees. Topics in chronological order are:

  • Fueling innovation: Programs designed to help early-stage businesses succeed
  • Taking it to the next level: Advice for new & experienced entrepreneurs
  • Budget-friendly marketing strategies for all entrepreneurs
  • Wisconsin’s startup ecosystem: Opportunities and resources for growth-focused entrepreneurs
  • Incorporating diversity and inclusion into your network
  • Fueling innovation: Programs designed to help early-stage businesses succeed
  • Wisconsin Healthcare Business Forum discussion

The 20 participating major firms are AT&T, Aurora Research Institute, CGI, Dedicated Computing, Exact Sciences, Findorff, GE Healthcare, J.P. Morgan, Kimberly-Clark, Marshfield Clinic Health Systems, Mayo Clinic Health System, Northwestern Mutual, Oshkosh Corp., Promega, Rockwell Automation, Schneider, Schreiber Foods, TitletownTech, WEA Trust and WIPFLi. Summit objectives for each of the major firms are summarized here.

Other features of the March 16 event will include:

  • An event overview and opening discussion to help set the stage for emerging companies by allowing major companies an opportunity to talk generally about their goals, needs and emerging markets.
  • An opening panel focused on how corporate resources can help emerging firms.
  • Plenty of networking opportunities throughout the day
  • A continental breakfast, casual networking-focused lunch and on-site reception.

Sponsors thus far include American Transmission Co., AT&T, AVI Systems, Axis Communications, Baird Capital, BDO, Ben Brewer Photography, Burish Group at UBS Financial Services, CGI, Concordia University Wisconsin, Cupertino Electric, Dedicated Computing, Findorff, Flad Architects, Green Bay Chamber of Commerce, Green Bay Packers, Herzing University, Information Technology Professionals, Insperity, Marshfield Clinic Health System, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Northwestern Mutual, Oshkosh Corp., Rockwell Automation, Talend, University Research Park, UW-Madison Office of Business Engagement, UW-Madison Space Science and Engineering, UWM Research Foundation, Varonis, Versiti, WEA Trust, WHEFA, WIPFLi, Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., Yahara Software and Zendesk.

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