Join us at uShip on Wednesday, May 22nd for the March for Innovation. The event will feature discussions on the impact of immigration reform on innovators and entrepreneurship.
Burnie Burns of Rooster Teeth Productions, LLC, home to the 7th most viewed YouTube channel in the world, will emcee, Texas Instruments is flying in their Director of HR, and Austin serial entrepreneurs from Uganda, to Mexico, to India and Kazakhstan will share why now is a MAJOR moment for Austin to speak out or risk our future ability to innovate.
Topics to include how US immigration policy hasn’t kept up with the digital world, the impact of Mexican immigration on Austin and Texas innovation, and why the combination of entrepreneurial and immigrant drives makes for powerful founders who can accelerate American innovation, but only if the U.S. gets out of its own way.
- 5:30pm: Doors Open -Austin attendees help ramp up the iMarch through social media while enjoying “Texas Mule” cocktails provided by Tito's Handmade Vodka.
- 6:30 - 7:15pm: Austin event moderated by Burnie Burns, Co-founder, Rooster Teeth Productions, LLC and featuring Samantha Dwinell, Director of Human Resources, Texas Instruments, Hector Dominguez, Co-Founder of Digital Union & Verdte, Olga Pechnenko, CEO & Founder at Revenue Hire, Luke Kyohere, Founder of Beyonic, and Anurag Kumar, Founder and CEO of iTexico.
- 7:15 - 8:30pm: Austin attendees continue to iMarch through social media over cocktails as the San Antonio and San Francisco live-streams are broadcast at the event.
Hosting Sponsor: uShip
205 Brazos Street, Downtown Austin
Sponsored by the March for Innovation, uShip, Partnership for a New American Economy, SocialGoodTV, schooX.com, the Alliance of Texas Angel Networks, Sumner, the Austin Tech Incubator (ATI), Texans for Economic Progress, Texas Instruments, Mass Relevance, and Tito's Handmade Vodka.