Cutting-Edge Series: Industry 4.0 + The Green Economy
Join us to see the latest in Delaware innovations and see how: the metaverse can be used in manufacturing; removing barriers for justice-involved citizens can help to solve staffing needs and improve the lives of families; and how local founders are working to drive the green economy forward.
9:00 a.m Registration Opens | Light Breakfast | Networking
9:30 a.m. Manufacturing and The Metaverse by Founder of Agora World, Ethan Berg
In this presentation, Ethan will demonstrate how Agora World leverages the future of the metaverse and gives companies of any size the power to create virtual environments, products, and experiences with no code to allow people to meet in real-time through the power of the web.
10:00 a.m. Drivers of The Green Economy
Delaware innovators are taking on the environmental challenges our world faces to provide prosperity for our planet and its people.
OmniPotential is working to correct the environmental impact of the combustion of fossil fuels through facilitation of EV adoption with convenient curbside EV charging for everyone regardless of how people park their car at night or what zip code they live live in.
Nicholas Kupstas, Director of Business Partnerships at Evolve
Evolve is a service provider specifically designed to take care of all Electric and Autonomous Vehicles. Services include but aren't limited to collision, service and maintenance work, repairing batteries, installing charging stations, and converting gas-powered vehicles to electric vehicles.
Hear first-hand how The Second Chance Employment Collaborative's mission of connecting justice-involved Delawareans with careers in high-growth sectors is impacting lives and can help solve the immediate, and future, staffing shortages companies are facing. The initiative is a collaboration between Wilmington Alliance, Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Wilmington HOPE Commission, Delaware Center for Justice and Project New Start.
- Dr. Hara Wright-Smith, Wilmington Alliance, Director of Economic Development and Inclusion
- Jasmine Morton-Thompson, Co-Founder, Director of Operations of NERDiT CARES
- Anna McDermott, Sr. Director of Workforce & Community Development of Food Bank of Delaware
- Raheem Rothwell, Human Resource Generalist/Recruiter of Delaware Super Market, Inc.
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