Future Conference: Predictions for Tech and Opportunities in New Orleans Featured at NOLATech Week

Twelve industry experts will gather later on today (October 7) at the Landing Zone to discuss predictions for technology and opportunities in New Orleans industries at Future Conference during NOLATech Week.

The Landing Zone is a brand new 20,000 square foot co-working space and small business incubator in the Lower Garden District that is also offering free co-working today from 9:00am to 2:30pm. Marketing and public relations firm HEROfarm is co-sponsoring the conference.

Future Conference will run from 3:30 to 5:30pm immediately followed by a free NOLA Brewing happy hour. For more information or to register, click here.

Landing ZoneOrganizers say it will be a high-energy afternoon that may shape the future of your business.

Each speaker will give a five-minute presentation on their industry, including where it is headed and any opportunities it may create in New Orleans. Rapid fire sessions will be followed by five-minute Q&A sessions.

Featured speakers across industries include:

  • Beverage – Kirk Coco, Founder, NOLA Brewing
  • Construction — Bob Armbruster, Founder, Fins Construction, The Landing Zone
  • Education – Tannya Aguilera, Director of Professional Learning, Mount Carmel Academy
  • Fashion – Lisa Iacono, Founder, Nola Sewn
  • Foodservice — Alex del Castillo, Owner, Taceaux Loceaux
  • Fundraising/Non-Profit — Alex Hand, Senior Manager, Relay For Life, American Cancer Society
  • Marketing — Reid Stone, CEO/Co-Founder, HERO|farm Marketing & Public Relations
  • Media – Jacki Jing, Co-Anchor, WGNO-TV | ABC26 Good Morning New Orleans
  • Music – Robin Barnes, award-winning singer and performer
  • Real Estate — Danielle Calecas, Agent, Realtor, Danielle Calecas Realtor Group
  • Software – Neel Sus, Founder, Susco Solutions
  • Tourism – Lauren Cason, Director of Marketing and Communications, Visit New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau