7:30 - 8:30 AM

Registration Opens

Registration Opens, Continental Breakfast Networking, Exhibits Open

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9:00 - 9:15 AM · Main Stage

PlanetM Opening

Trevor Pawl · MEDC

9:15 - 9:40 AM · Main Stage

Morning Keynote - Robert Bollinger, Bollinger Motors

Robert Bollinger · Bollinger Motors

Why We Decided to Design & Build our Electric Vehicle in Michigan
Moderator: Seun Phillips, PlanetM

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9:40 - 9:45 AM · Main Stage

Dan Radomski, Executive Director, LTU Centrepolis Accelerator

9:45 - 10:20 AM · Main Stage

Morning Panel - Investing in the New Wave of Innovation - Hardware

Hardware investors sharing their experiences funding physical product startups

Moderator: Dan Radomski, Director, Centrepolis Accelerator
Panelists:
 Larry Tsai, Q Ventures
 Jerry Yang, Hardware Club
 Zhe Huang, DENSO Ventures
 David Ollila, SkyPoint Ventures and 100K Ideas

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10:20 - 10:30 AM

Break & Match Meeting Check-in

10:30 - 11:30 AM · Running Track outside of Lexus Velodrome Infield

Morning Match Meeting Session

11:15 AM - 1:00 PM · Lexus Velodrome Infield

Lunch

11:45 - 11:55 AM · Main Stage

Lunchtime Address - Mike Duggan, Mayor of Detroit

Mike Duggan · City of Detroit

12:00 - 1:15 PM · Main Stage

Hardware Innovation Pitch Competition

Prizes include:
 $10,000 for Best Michigan Hardware Company – Provided by LTU Centrepolis Accelerator
Finalists:
o Aerotronic
o Flash Steelworks
o MaxFitPro
o Wareologie
 $10,000 for Best Mobility Hardware Company – Provided by PlanetM
Finalists:
o Bedestrian
o KUHMUTE
o LookingBus
o Traxen, Inc.

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1:15 - 1:45 PM · Main Stage

Afternoon Keynote - Dino Nardicchio, Global Vice President, Advanced Technology Engineering, Magna Seating

Dino Nardicchio · MAGNA

1:45 - 2:15 PM · Main Stage

Afternoon Panel - Making it Work: Mistakes to Avoid in Prototyping

Moderator: Dan Radomski, Director, Centrepolis Accelerator
Panelists:
 Gina Adams, Founder, Wareologie
 Greg Fisher, Berkeley Sourcing Group and Hardware Massive
 Blair Evans, Incite Focus
 David Foreman, Munro & Associates

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2:15 - 2:30 PM

Break & Match Meeting Check-in

2:30 - 3:30 PM · Running Track outside of Lexus Velodrome Infield

Afternoon Match Meeting Session

3:30 - 5:00 PM · Center Bar

Reception

3:45 - 4:15 PM · Main Stage

Hardware Innovation Pitch Competition Prize Announcements

4:15 - 4:45 PM

Lexus Velodrome Race