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LA TechConnect 2023:
Where Practicality Meets AI Innovation

Learn how to apply Generative AI to fundamentally change how you work, in this one-day conference that brings together multi-disciplinary trailblazers and innovators. 

Featured Speakers

Meet the humans of our AI conference
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Todd Terrazas

Founder, AI.LA

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Oded Noy

Founder, LA CTO Forum

Dr. Marily Nika

AI Product Lead, Meta's Reality Labs

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Kevin Winston

Founder, Digital LA

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Travis Corrigan

Head of Product,

Martin Francisco

Associate Director, Creative Consulting, BMW Group DesignWorks, LA Studio

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Tal Navarro

CEO, Social Lady Media

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Jon Morra

Chief Product and Data Officer, Zefr

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Katrina Hercules

 Owner, Outsiders Branding

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Jeeyan Rostam-Abadi

EVP, Marketing at Hawke Media

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Chris Smith

VP of Systems Engineering at Crexi, Inc.

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William Bartley

CTO of handdii

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 Sumeet Rana

Founder of Prodhub

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Chad Nelson

Creative Director/ AI Specialist


Senior Vice President of Technology at The Bouqs Company

Hosted at:
UCLA Campus Carnesale Commons
 November 9th, 2023 
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM

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Welcome to LA TechConnect 2023!

We invite you to a full day of panels and workshops to learn from practitioners who are using Generative AI to profoundly change how they work.

This event is aimed at helping you enhance your skills using AI through engaging panels and function-based workshops, accompanied by interactive Q&A sessions. This is not an event to talk about the theory and the future state of AI. It's about actionable insights that you can take away to improve your work.


Join our community of forward-thinkers at the LA TechConnect Conference and stay connected!

Panels & Workshops:

Here's a sneak peek!

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Executive Panel: Leadership Perspective: Aligning AI with Business Strategy and Mitigating Overhype with Oded Noy

Product Panel: Generative AI - A New Frontier in Product Management with Marily Nika

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Marketing Panel: Marketing in the Age of AI-Implications of Generative Technologies with Kevin Winston

+ Many more! 

Tickets on Sale!

LA Tech Connect is more than just learning - it's a community.

With its vibrant atmosphere and curated networking opportunities, you'll forge invaluable connections, exchange ideas, and build partnerships that will last a lifetime.
Be sure to connect with us on LinkedIn for all the latest updates!

Stay tuned, stay curious, and stay Connected! See you soon! 👋🎉

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Frequently Asked Questions

1.) Where can I find parking? Is free parking available?

All day Parking is $15. The closest parking option for the event is located at the front of the Carnsale Commons building. From your starting address, input the parking lot structure address provided below in your phone map of choice. Once you get to the parking structure, proceed to the “Pay‐by‐Space” kiosks located on the P1 level and pay for parking. Park in any unmarked space Place the permit on your car dashboard so it is visible through the driver’s side of the windshield. 

After paying, you can take the parking elevator to the lobby. It will be a short 5-minute walk to the venue. There will be signs along the way or you can use the venue address provided below to navigate using your phone map. If you would like to see a map of the parking area and its distance to the venue, please see this attachment here.  


Additionally, here are the parking lot and venue addresses:


Parking Lot Address: Parking Structure SV 200 De Neve Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095

Venue Address: Carnesale Commons 251 Charles E. Young Drive, West Los Angeles, CA 90095

2.) Do I need to present my ticket on arrival?

Yes, please check in with registration in the lobby when you arrive.

3.) What should I bring with me on the day of the conference?

We encourage you to bring a positive attitude and an eagerness to engage with fellow attendees and the conference content. However, you don't need to bring any specific equipment or materials with you on the day of the event. We have everything covered to ensure your conference experience is smooth and enjoyable. Just come prepared to learn, connect, and have a great time!

4.) What is included in my ticket?

Your ticket will give you all-day access to the event plus breakfast, lunch, snacks, and comped tickets for drinks for happy hour


5.) Will there be a recording of the session?

Unfortunately not. Currently, our main focus is on optimizing our in-person events. But we will be considering this for future events.

6.) Can I attend at any time?

Absolutely, we aim to accommodate your schedule. While the conference officially starts at 9:30 a.m., you are welcome to arrive at your convenience. Upon arrival, please remember to register at the designated table. The flexibility doesn't stop there; you can attend for the entire day or just a half-day if that suits your schedule better. Additionally, for those planning to stay all day or for extended hours, we have a dedicated room where you can work or make calls in between conference sessions. We want to ensure your experience is as convenient and tailored to your needs as possible.

7.) Is there a dress code?

The dress code for the conference is “smart casual”, but you are welcome to dress up as much as you like.

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Thank you for your interest in the LA TechConnect 2023 Conference. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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