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2012

The twitter hash tag for the 2012 event is #ack2012

Time Title Speakers/Moderators
Thursday, June 7th
2:00pm-5:30pm
Westmoor Club

Registration
2:30pm-4:00pm
Westmoor Club
Great Hall
Founder's Dilemmas Workshop: Avoiding the Pitfalls that Sink Startups   Speaker:
Noam Wasserman, PhD, Professor, Harvard Business School; Author, "The Founder's Dilemmas"
4:00pm-4:30pm
Westmoor Club
Great Hall
Networking Break
4:30pm-5:30pm
Westmoor Club
Great Hall
Better Brainstorming  Speaker:
Brian Matt, CEO, Altitude, Inc.
5:30pm-7:00pm
Westmoor Club
Clubhouse Terrace
Cocktail reception
7:00pm - Dinner on the town with fellow attendees
Friday, June 8th
7:30am-4:30pm
Westmoor Club
Registration
7:30am-8:30am
Westmoor Club
Dining Room
Breakfast
8:45am-9:00am
Westmoor Club
Great Hall
Conference welcome and first-timer introductions
9:00am-9:45am
Westmoor Club
Great Hall
Changing Consumer Behaviors: How It's Done Speakers:
Israel Ganot
, CEO, Gazelle
Rob May, CEO, Backupify
James Reinhart, CEO, ThredUp

Moderator:
Fred Destin, Partner, Atlas Venture
9:45am-10:15am
Westmoor Club
Great Hall

Networking Break
10:15am-11:15am
Westmoor Club
Great Hall
Growing Great Companies, and Growing With Your Company Speakers:
Scott Griffith, CEO, Zipcar
Andy Ory, CEO, Acme Packet
Paul Sagan, CEO, Akamai

Moderator:
Bouzha Cookman, Managing Partner, Catlin & Cookman Group
10:30am-11:30am
White Elephant
Sun Deck
Children's Activity: Light/Color Workshop. Learn about the colors in sunlight through experiments using kaleidoscopes, tops and other fun things. (Children under 5 must attend with an adult.)

11:15am-11:30am
Westmoor Club
Great Hall

Networking Break
11:30am-12:15pm
Westmoor Club
Great Hall

Tackling Tough Engineering 
Challenges

 


Speakers:
Ken Lazarus
, CEO, Lilliputian Systems
Maxim Lobovsky
, Co-Founder, Formlabs
Adam Rein, co-Founder, Altaeros Energies

Moderator:
Marina Hatsopoulos, Director, Angel Investor, Windy Street, Inc.
12:15pm-1:45pm
Westmoor Club
Dining Room

General Lunch
12:15pm-1:45pm
Westmoor Club
Vanderbilt Room



Lunch discussion: Inside the IPO Process: 
A Lunchtime Case Study

Hosted by: Foley & Lardner LLP

Speaker:
David Friend, CEO, Carbonite
2:00pm-3:00pm

 

Vanderbilt Room


Clubhouse Terrace

 



Great Hall

Concurrent discussions - Select one


A. Understanding the Implications of the New "Lifestyle" Social Networks (Pinterest, Facebook, and other social networks that matter now)


B. A Briefing on the Evolving 
Energy Sector: Wind, Solar, IT, 
Storage, Energy Efficiency 
and More


C. Companies Built on Networks of Contributors

 




Speakers:

Matt Nichols, CFO, Gemvara
Michelle McCormack, CMO
, Swapfish; founder, LoveTheCool


Speaker:
Ian Bowles, Managing Director, WindSail Capital Group; former Secretary of Energy for Massachusetts

Speakers:
Hardi Meybaum
, CEO, GrabCad
Michael Karnjanaprakorn
, CEO, Skillshare  
Doron Reuveni
, CEO, uTest

Moderator:
Eric Paley
, Managing Partner, Founder's Collective


3:15pm-4:00pm
Westmoor Club
Great Hall
What's Next in E-Tailing? Speakers:
Steven Conine, CTO and Co-Founder, Wayfair
Ben Fischman, CEO, Rue La La

Moderator:
Scott Savitz, Founder and former CEO of Shoebuy.com; Owner/Executive Chairman Smart Lunches

4:30pm-5:30pm
White Elephant Lawn
Attendee and Guest Activities: Ice Cream Social 

4:30pm-6:30pm
Meet at Children's Beach
Attendee and Guest Activity: Bike Tour led by Nantucket Bike Tours
 
6:30pm-8:00pm
White Elephant Lawn
Attendee and Guest Activities: 
Wine Tasting

Hosted by: Sentient Jet


6:30pm- 9:00pm Children's Program: An Evening 
of Art and Science Discovery. Experiment and build with 
magnetic tiles, play games, build 
and race your own racecar and 
watch a movie! Dinner will be 
provided for the children.


7:00pm-9:30pm
White Elephant
Sun Deck

Our 13th Annual Clambake 
Saturday, June 9th
8:00am-12:00pm
Westmoor Club

Registration
8:00am-9:00am
Westmoor Club
Dining Room

Breakfast
9:00am-9:45am
Westmoor Club
Great Hall
The TripAdvisor Story, 2000 - 2012:
From two-person startup to the 
online travel leader

Speaker:
Stephen Kaufer, CEO, TripAdvisor

Moderator:
Maria Cirino, Managing Partner, .406 Ventures
9:45am-10:15am
Westmoor Club


Networking Break
10:15am-10:30am
Great Hall
Presenting "Epic Life" Speaker:
Steven Martinez, Founder, Epic Life

10:30am-11:15am
Westmoor Club
Great Hall

The Future of Games, and the Games Industry in Massachusetts
Speakers:
Noah Heller, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Atlas Venture; former product director, "Call of Duty"
Robert E. Johnson, PhD, President, Becker College (home of the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute)

Moderator:
Antonio Rodriguez, General Partner, Matrix Partners

10:30am-11:45am
White Elephant
Sun Deck
Children's Activity: Treasure Hunt. Decorate your own treasure box and head out for a big hunt using a compass and clues. Followed by activities on the yard. (Children 
under 5 must attend with an adult.)

11:15am-11:30am
Westmoor Club
Great Hall

Networking Break
11:30am-12:15pm
Westmoor Club
Great Hall

Alien Entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley Land on Nantucket
Speakers:
Rich Aberman, COO, WePay
Damien Patton, CEO, Banjo

Moderator:
Don Dodge, Developer Advocate, Google

12:15pm-1:30pm
Westmoor Club
Dining Room

Boxed Lunch
12:15-1:30pm
Westmoor Club
Clubhouse Terrace

Group Therapy for Entrepreneurs Speaker:
Dharmesh Shah, Co-Founder and CTO, HubSpot; angel investor



2:00pm-4:00pm Attendee and Guest Activity: Tour and tasting at Cisco Brewers 
 
*Agenda subject to change. Activity sign-ups on-site.