Thursday, May 1

Workshops

Check-in

Thursday's event takes place at IT-oLogy (Map) and are full or half day workshops (Lunch will be provided).

Lunch Break (Lunch is provided for all workshop attendees)

In-Between Time

In between ConvergeSE and the After Party there's plenty to do around downtown Columbia. Grab dinner or some pre-party drinks with friends. It will be what's called First Thursday on Main Street so things should be hopping!

Escape Velocity Party

"Escape Velocity" - Tminus6 Demo Day and Celebration: Evening Keynote by Carl Smith + Live Music by Mechanical River + Startup Team(s) Pitch Sessions

Agape Conference Center

Friday, May 2

Sessions

Check-in

You will check in at the Columbia Museum of Art then go upstairs for the welcome keynote.

We'll have coffee and light breakfast food.

Opening Keynote

The Unbeatable Mind.

Mark Divine

Columbia Museum of Art

Break - Transition time to your next session

Lunch - Head over to the Columbia Museum of Art and experience some of the best local, independent food the area offers in an outdoor food vendor market.

Music featured during lunch: Mustache Brothers

List of Food Vendors (PDF)

Bring some lunch money.

Break - Transition time to your next session

Break - Transition time to your next session

Break - Transition time to the closing keynote

Closing Keynote

Lost & Found

Carl Smith

Columbia Museum of Art

In-Between Time

In between ConvergeSE and the After Party there's plenty to do around downtown Columbia. Grab dinner or some pre-party drinks with friends.

Useful Docs:
The Flock & Rally Guide to Awesomeness in Columbia (PDF)
Main Street Colubmia Shops & Restaurant Directory (PDF)

After Party

Arts & Draughts

Art, drink and be happy! Enjoy beer tastings from the Whig, musical performances from; The Prairie Willows, Keath Mead, Dear Blanca, Keath Mead and The Tills!

We are bringing you not one but 4 great beers from Goose Island Brewery. This time we will feature the new 312 Urban Pale Ale, 312 Urban Wheat, Honker's ESB, and 3 brews from the vintage line (Sophie, Matilda and The Illinois) from Goose Island to try, brought to you by The Whig.

Also; D.I.Y Art projects, interactive art, scavenger hunts and unique perspective tours with the Free Times Tug Baker through the CMA collection and docent tours through current exhibit Japan and the Jazz Age.

Columbia Museum of Art

Saturday, May 3

Today's event happens all in once place. Expect traditional keynote style talks in 30 and 10 minute bite sized chunks.

Check-in

If you need to check in, that will be at front entrance of the Columbia Museum of Art. We'll have coffee and light breakfast food.

Lunch

Lunch will be just outside the Columbia Museum of Art at the Soda City Outdoor Market

List of Food Vendors (PDF)

Bring some lunch money.

In-Between Time

In between ConvergeSE and the Closing Party there's plenty to do around downtown Columbia. Grab dinner or some pre-party drinks with friends.

Useful Docs:
The Flock & Rally Guide to Awesomeness in Columbia (PDF)
Main Street Columbia Shops & Restaurant Directory (PDF)

Closing Party

Close out ConvergeSE with a massive two stage party featuring Moldover, Rejectioneers, We Roll Like Madmen, and Powerkompany! At the Art Bar

Art Bar