Be a 2021 presenter

We appreciate all speakers submissions we received!

The HVTechFestival — which originally consists of a one-day conference and one-day Hackathon — continued with the two-day youth Hackathon on October 23–24, 2020 and the one-day conference deferred to Spring 2021. Dates and locations will be posted for the conference later. If you submitted a proposal for HVTechfest 2020, we suggest you submit again for the conference when the dates are announced. 

We envision HVTechFest conference has the laser focus on ReThinking the traditional ways of doing business: Technology speedifyes many things while creating a lott of distraction too.

We would like to address:

  • Digitall Transformation
  • Digital Collaboration
  • Digital Divide.

in Education, Healthcare, Networking, and other aspects of our life.

Our approach:

  1. People in technology is our key audience, we want to attract and build the stronger tech community in the Hudson Valley. You can expect technology covered! 
  2. We know technology on it's own does not save businesses. It enables pivot, change. Entrepreneurship, financing, and other aspects of the business are needed to succeed. We are adding entrepreneurship and pivot track to our list. We welcome small and medium business owners,  people who could become customers of technology.
  3. Networking opportunities are same important as the programming. We always offer cool networking opportunities, nowdays online. Join us to see what is available!

Questions? Session ideas? You can contact HVTechFest programming committee by email: anytime!

HVTechFest 2019 was the largest gathering of the HV Tech ecosystem to date, with 250+ participants and 120+ Hackathoners in attendance. With 40+ speakers, 23 sponsors and 30+ volunteers on board, we were able to achieve our three primary objectives:

  • Brought HV Tech ecosystem together to connect, collaborate, find jobs, hire talent, and create new partnerships and engagements
  • Increased energy and excitement about the HV Tech ecosystem
  • Established HVTechFest as a signature annual event for the ecosystem

Founded by OpenHub, Hudson Valley's premier tech education program, the two-day event will continue to be a major conference in the region's burgeoning tech space.