Get ready for the world’s largest conference on technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship generated completely by women. Women 2.0 Conference: Las Vegas Edition is being held at the luxurious Bellagio Las Vegas from November 14th-15th.
This is a must-attend conference for both men and women in technology ranging from investors, entrepreneurs, engineers, and designers focused on exploring the latest trends in innovation. With 18 investors, 28 founders, and 16 CxOs in attendance, the event will feature influentials exploring their visions for the future of work, life, and play. In addition to its prominent line-up of speakers, the conference also offers a pitch competition for startups, mentorship periods which promote intimate networking and learning, and my personal favorite – a fashion show that peeks into the future of wearable and fashionable technology.
Guest speakers for the event include some of technology’s biggest innovators. Below is a list of some of the tech-savvy speakers that will be in attendance:
Tony Hsieh, Founder/CEO of Zappos, the popular online shoe and clothing shop.
Jennifer Sidary, Head of Zappos Couture, Zappos’ full service online couture boutique.
Linda Franco, Co-Founder of MACHINA, a wearable technology fashion brand. (Included in the Fashion Show)
Katrina Lake, Founder/CEO of Stitch Fix, an online personal styling service for women.
Megan Smith, VP of Google[x], Google’s top secret facility.
Beverly Parenti, Founder of The Last Mile, a unique technology incubator for young entrepreneurs.
Kay Koplovitz, Founder of USA Network and SyFy Channel, introducing networks to the two-stream revenue concept – licensing and advertising.
Kristin Neidlinger, Founder of SENSOREE, a wearable technology brand with interactive installations promoting extimacy or externalized intimacy. (Included in the Fashion Show)
Soraya Darabi, Co-founder of Zady.com, a shopping platform and lifestyle destination for the next generation of consumers who care about the origins of the items they purchase.
Marleen Vogelaar, Co-Founder/CSO of Shapeways, a 3D-printing marketplace.
Lori Cheek, Founder/CEO of Cheek’d, “the next generation of online dating.”
Roopa Vasudevan, Artist/Founder of Hate Couture, a series of high-fashion garments created from the analysis of the usage and context of hate speech on the Internet. (Included in the Fashion Show)
For a full list of speakers and bios for the Women 2.0 Conference, click here.
In addition to the vast list of influential speakers, the conference will also host a pitch competition. This is an amazing opportunity for startups to showcase what they’re about as well as expose their companies to top influencers and investors. The competition is open to any early-stage ventures around the world, as long as the company has a female in the founding team and has received less than $1 million in funding. The winner of the PITCH Competition will have the opportunity to meet with Kevin Rose and Shanna Tellerman of Google Ventures.
This is bound to be an event any tech-savvy fashionista won’t want to miss. For more information about Women 2.0 Conference: Las Vegas Edition, follow #w2conf13. To purchase tickets to the event: click here.