Gel 2015 Agenda


Wednesday evening, April 22: welcome cocktail at the TimesCenter
All day Thursday, April 23: full day of talks and conversation breaks in the TimesCenter theater
Friday morning, April 24, "deep dive" breakout sessions in venues around the city:
• Technology and innovation, and the power of failure, hosted at betaworks
• Social entrepreneurship and unlocking the power of a community, hosted at Centre for Social Innovation
• Applying themes and learnings from Gel to your career, hosted at The Hired Guns
• ...and more

Detailed day-by-day agenda below.


Wednesday, April 22

TimesCenter, New York City

West 41st St between 7th and 8th Aves


6:30pm - 8pm
Attendee cocktail
Join other attendees with a welcome drink to kick off the Gel experience!

Thursday, April 23

TimesCenter, New York City

West 41st St between 7th and 8th Aves


8:15am - 9am
Sign-in and coffee
Good morning! Grab some coffee and meet other attendees before we get started.

9am - 10:30am
Speaker sessions
First set of speakers on stage at the TimesCenter.

10:30am - 11am
Morning break
Meet other attendees and grab coffee and a snack.

11am - 12:30pm
Speaker sessions
Second set of speakers on stage.

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Lunch
Organic, locally sourced lunch for all attendees downstairs at the TimesCenter, provided by Cleaver Company.

1:30pm - 3pm
Speaker sessions
Third set of speakers on stage.

3pm - 3:30pm
Afternoon break
Grab a snack and sign up for a Friday morning event.

3:30pm - 5pm
Speaker sessions
Fourth set of speakers on stage.

5pm - 7pm
Cocktails
Discuss the day's themes with other attendees. With a drink.

Friday, April 24

New York City

Various locations (NOT the TimesCenter)


9:30am - 12pm
(Optional) Deep-dive breakout groups
Breakout groups, hosted at several different NYC venues (see above), allowing for deeper exploration of various topics.

12:30pm
(Optional) Lunch meetup
We'll announce a location for everyone to meet up before heading home!


Attendees traveling to NYC can use our hotel discounts (available through March 11 only).

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