Keynote: Brian Solis Keynote: Soraya Darabi

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Thank you to all of our attendees, sponsors, speakers, and participants for making NEXT 2016 a huge success! We look forward to seeing you all in 2017!!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Now in its third edition, NEXT is a technology, manufacturing and innovation conference where fast-track companies meet and learn from top-notch business leaders and industry experts. The dynamic full-day program boasts two world-class keynotes in Brian Solis and Soraya Darabi; and delivers educational workshops in three concurrent tracks (Big Data 101, Intellectual Property Update, Marketing).

“Innovation Centers: what drives innovation and disruption, and what are the lessons for Central NY and the rest of us?” – The luncheon keynote, Brian Solis, is a best-selling author, anthropologist, digital analyst and futurist who studies the effects of disruptive technology on business and society. He is an internationally recognized speaker, regularly in demand at such hubs of innovation as TED, SXSW, TechCrunch, and countless others, where his presentations receive rave reviews.

“How to Craft a Modern Digital Strategy” – The afternoon keynote speaker, Soraya Darabi, is a trailblazing entrepreneur and authority on digital consumerism and how to apply new technologies to maximize efficiency, visibility and growth. Her keynote will help any venture and audience leap past the unknown with cutting-edge, digital business strategies and learn how they will impact different industries.

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