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2019 Annual Conference

You're invited to attend The Risk Institute's Sixth Annual Conference on Emerging Technologies.

Our 2019 Annual Conference — an invitation-only event — will be attended by C-suite executives and senior risk professionals from around the globe and will feature Tom Koulopoulos - author, futurist, visionary and leader.



September 26, 2019 | 7:30am-3:00pm | Blackwell Inn at Ohio State

The Sixth Annual Conference will begin with registration and breakfast at 7:30am at the Blackwell Inn at The Ohio State University. The program will begin at 8:30am.

Highlights include:

  • Keynote address by Tom Koulopoulos - author, futurist, visionary and leader
  • Multi-Generational perspective on today's workplace and technology
  • Breakout sessions facilitated by some of the nation's premier experts
  • Valuable face time with business leaders from across the country




(subject to change)

7:30 – 8:30 AM Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 AM Welcome

9:00 – 9:45 AM Tom Koulopoulos (Founder & CEO of Delphi Group; Author, Futurist, Visionary & Leader)

9:45 – 10:45 AM Multi-Generational Mashup (Rehgan Avon, Averie Reiber, Nelva Smith, Gary Anderberg)

10:45– 11:00 AM Break / Move to Breakout Session Rooms

11:00 – 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions (choose one to attend)

  • Session A: Distracted Driving (Bob Davis, Virtual Driver Interactive)
  • Session B: Augmented/Virtual Reality (Rick Kubina, Penn State)
  • Session C: Intelligent Apps (Matt Wyckhouse, Finite State)

12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch (Provided)

1:05 – 1:30 PM Kathleen Harper & Rick Freuler (OSU, Dept of Engineering; Honors Robot)

1:35 – 2:00 PM Emre Koksal (DAtAnchor)

2:05 – 2:30 PM Bill Baumel (Ohio Innovation Fund)

2:35 – 3:00 PM Andy Jenks (Drive Capital)

3:00 PM Closing Comments




We have reserved a block of hotel rooms at The Blackwell Inn. Please call 614-247-4000 to reserve your room and mention you are attending The Risk Institute's Annual Conference for the discounted rate.



We are committed to bridging the gap between academia and practice. One of the ways we do this is through our event series. We are finalizing dates and speakers, and will post the upcoming series information soon! 

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Phil Renaud
Executive Director, The Risk Institute 

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