DFW*ATW provides monthly meetings featuring speakers who inspire and educate.
Meeting are held the second Thursday of each month from 6:00-8:00 pm.
We serve a light dinner of salads and sandwiches.
See below for dates and to register.
The 4th Annual iCodeHack - “The Art of Innovation”
Dallas Hackathon for Kids and Teens - Creativity, Friendship, Fun and Prizes
Now in its 4th successful year, iCode4kids is a pioneer in hackathons for kids and teens. Participants engage and compete in computer science, engineering and design as they collaborate and devise innovative solutions for given challenges.
Participation by Age Group:
Date: March 30, 2019
Time: 8:30 am to 7:30 pm; Check-in: 8 – 8:30 am
Registration Fee: $25.00; Registration Closes at midnight on 3.25.19 – limited availability; Register on the iCode website.
Location: The University of Texas at Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, 800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080. Parking will be in Gold and Green spaces in lots M, D, and PS1. Parking permits will be needed via the iCode website
Women in Technology Paths to Leadership
The University of Texas at Dallas and the Communities Foundation of Texas will host a panel discussion by female executives and entrepreneurs in tech roles at leading companies.
Time: 6:30 pm – 8 pm CDT
Location: University of Texas – Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080; Room: ATC 1.102, Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Lecture Hall
Registration & More Information: The event is free - must register to attend on the
The largest DFW focused 2019 Women in Tech Summit, hosted by DFW Alliance of Technology and Women (DFW*ATW), is Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Irving Convention Center. For women in technology, this is a valuable, local, professional development and networking opportunity. One local day of professional development designed specifically for women and men in technology. This event includes six hours of education, keynote luncheon, important networking opportunities, tech demo, beverages and reception.
Location: Irving Convention Center, 500 Las Colinas Blvd West, Irving, TX 75039
Type in Discount Code DFWATW9D for the reduced rate of $47 per person for Women in Tech.
2019 Women in Tech Summit, Dallas - 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
To see bios on all moderators & speakers click here
9 am: Busting Innovation Myths
Neenu Kainth, SVP, Digital Product and Innovation, Mr Cooper
10:30 am: Chief Information Security Officers (CISO)
Moderator: Valerie Freeman, Founder and CEO, Imprimis Group, Inc.
Jessica Nemmers, Manager of Information Security, Commercial Metals
Mary Chaney, CISSP, The Law Offices of Mary N. Chaney, P.L.L.C., The Cyber Security Law Firm of Texas.
Carol Weaver, Information Security Operations National Manager, Toyota Financial Services.
11:30 InnoTech Lunch Speaker: Shoulder Surfing A Cyber Heist! Jason E. Street, VP of InfoSpec
Ellen Barker, SVP & CIO with Texas Instruments, will receive the DFW*ATW 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award at the luncheon.
1:00 pm: Intersectionality – Living at the Intersection
Moderator: Aries Williams, Founder of, The Service Boutique, LLC
L. Michelle Smith, Founder, no silos communications, LLC
Cheryl Orange, Director of IT Effectiveness & Customer Integration, FedEX
Tynagia Polk, Sr. Manager Diversity & Inclusion, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
2:00 pm: Democratizing Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - Auto Navigator
3:30 pm: Embracing Data Overload to Become a Data Driven Organization
Lisa Danzer, Data Strategist, Pure Storage - Moderator
Sylvia Karmanoff, Chief Technologist, Automotive Industry, Americas DXC - Speaker
Carina Reyes, SVP, Managing Director, JLL Technology Consulting - Speaker
Yasaman Hadjibashi, Head of Data and Analytics, Global Consumer
Technology, Citigroup - Speaker
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM: DFW*ATW InnoTech Happy Hour: Click HERE for more Happy Hour information & Happy Hour registration.
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM: DFW*ATW InnoTech Happy Hour - Must Register
Join us for the DFW*ATW 2019 InnoTech Happy Hour to network, mingle and wind down from the day’s activities!
Date: Thursday, 4.18.19, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: Bar Louie, 360 W. Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039 – Front patio area. Bar Louie is near the Irving Convention Center.
Registration price includes: 2 drinks of beer and wine only and light appetizers
The Happy Hour is sponsored by Hunter Technical ... Thank you!
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