eMerge Americas announces more event details


eMerge Americas, the large technology conference planned for May 2-6 in Miami Beach, on Monday announced more event details and that registration is open.

The conference, with the goal of promoting and accelerating the creation of a technology corridor for the Americas, will include dozens of events including eMerge Americas Challenge, Latin America’s regional early startup and emerging-growth company competition bringing together the region’s top incubators and accelerators, a Mayoral Innovation Summit featuring mayors from the leading Latin American cities, and eMerge Innovate, Miami’s largest tech showcase for startups and emerging growth companies.

More than 100 speakers are expected, including Lemon’s Wences Casares, the University of Miami’s Donna Shalala, Datadyne's Dr. Joel Selanikio, Pivotal’s Paul Maritz, and Summit’s Jeff Rosenthal, discussing topics that are impacting the Americas such as “Creating a Culture of Tech,” “Sustainable Cities The Smart Way,” “The Explosion of Gaming in Latin America,” “The Transformation of Healthcare,” and “Virtual Currency – the Future of Money.”

eMerge Americas will be partnering with global corporations such as IBM, JP Morgan, Univision and Cisco as well as local partners such as Greenberg Traurig, Medina Capital, the Knight Foundation and Miami-Dade County, said Diane Sanchez, CEO of eMerge Americas. For more information and tickets: www.emergeamericas.org.

Nancy Dahlberg

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