MiniTrends 2013 Slides & Videos

Below are videos, slides, bios, and resource material for the MiniTrends 2013 Conference hosted by Technology Futures, Inc. on October 2-3, 2013 in Austin Texas. Not all presenters used slides. Please contact conference presenter(s) or Technology Futures, Inc. regarding reproducing presentation materials and sourcing information.

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MiniTrends 2013 Conference

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Misc Handouts: (click to open) Intro Slide, Schedule, Speakers, Sponsors, Services & Resources, Conference Evaluation Sheet, Master Workshop Evaluation Sheet  Intro Video

The Importance of MiniTrends and Seven Ways You Can Find Them
Dr. John H. Vanston, Chairman, Technology Futures, Inc. Slides & Video

Keynote – The Next Generation IT Innovations and What’s In It For You
Dr. Jani Byrne, Director, Marketing – Global Mid-Market, MSP, Enterprise, IBM  Slides & Video

Featured Speaker –Emerging Trends as a Source for a Better Future: Sustainable Solutions from the Finnish Business Environment
Dr. Tarja Meristö, Corporate Futurist, Principal Lecturer at Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Finland   Slides & Video

Featured Speaker –Detecting 10 MiniTrends Using a Tachyon Field
Jeffrey Fry, Principal, Help Find Care; Chief Executive, Profit Prophet; Director/CMO, MainGain; Board Member, baqpak; Executive Director, Firefly Funds; Executive Director, SHINE Night; President, SEDA RICO, LLC  Slides & Video

Expert Panel One: The Integration of Profit and  Social Responsibility: How profit and social good combine for the good of all stakeholders  Slides & Video
Intro slide with notes and “take-aways”
Ty Rarick, (Moderator) TSR Consulting
Paige Davis, Co-Founder/Chief Inspiration Officer, Blue Avocado?
Elijah May, Chief Brand Officer & Host, SocialGood.TV
Cristián Méndez Sâbre, Chief Marketing Officer, Verb Inc. – Dell Education Challenge and Dell Empowering Women Challenge
Joy Stoddard, Development & Outreach Director, Whole Foods Foundation at Whole Foods Market

Keynote –Making a Difference Through Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Leadership
Slide/Notes & Video
Gary Hoover, Founder, CEO, Chief Game Designer at Bigwig Games, Inc.; Entrepreneurship Teacher, Hoover Academy; Entrepreneur-in-Residence, School of Information, The University of Texas

Expert Panel Two: Taking the Plunge: What you can learn from those who have initiated successful, value-driven businesses
Slide/Notes & Video
Steve Pearson, (Moderator) Lead Strategist, Founder, The Pearson Strategy Group
Andre Angel, Co-founder/CEO at TangoTab; Co-Founder/Chairman, WorkMeter; Co-founder, Servoyant, LLC; Co-Founder/Chairman, CODEKKO Software
Jeffrey Fry, Principal, Help Find Care; Chief Executive, Profit Prophet; Director/CMO, MainGain; Board Member, baqpak; Executive Director, Firefly Funds; Executive Director, SHINE Night; President, SEDA RICO, LLC
Christopher Justice, Chief Executive Officer at Sparksight, Inc.
Stacy Zoern, CEO, Community Cars

Uncovering Attractive MiniTrends: Learn to use the power of your breakout group to help uncover your own great minitrend opportunities ~ Exercise  Slides & Video
Carrie Vanston, (Moderator) Media and Marketing Director, Technology Futures, Inc.

Expert Panel Three: Help is Here: How and where you can get advice and assistance for translating an uncovered minitrend into a successful, value-driven business opportunity
Intro slide & Panel Video + Bootstrapping Video (Bijoy Goswami)

Vicki Flaugher, (Moderator) Digital Strategist, Speaker, and Author of “Famous in Your Niche: Building Your Digital Celebrity For Fun and Profit.”
Bijoy Goswami, Cofounder & Evangelist at ATX Equation, The Bootstrap, Aviri Consulting; Founder, Organizer, Bootstrap Network; CEO, Aviri Inc. Bijoy suggested Austin Entrepreneurship Scene map.
Joy Miller, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, City of Austin Small Business Development Program
Eve Richter, VP of Community & Partnerships, door64

Making Your Own Personal MiniTrend Action Plan Commitment: Make a commitment to take home with you, or take the next step and come to Day 2  Worksheets & Video
Carrie Vanston, (Moderator) Media and Marketing Director, Technology Futures, Inc.

Suggestions for Succeeding with Minitrends Slides & Video
Dr. John H. Vanston, Chairman, Technology Futures, Inc.

Interview Bites – Attendees explaining what they got out of the MiniTrends Conference  video

MiniTrends Master Workshop:
How to Discover and Profit From Emerging Trends

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Planning Your MiniTrends Success  Slides & Video
Dr. John H. Vanston, Chairman, Technology Futures, Inc.

Search Strategies and Research Resources  Slides & Video
Carrie VanstonMedia and Marketing Director, Technology Futures, Inc.

Monitoring Your MiniTrends for Success  Slides & Video
Steve Pearson, Lead Strategist, Founder, The Pearson Strategy Group

Analyzing MiniTrends: Drivers & Constraints  Slides & Video
Dr. Lawrence Vanston, President, Technology Futures, Inc.

Becoming a MiniTrends Master: “Follow Your Bliss” by launching your own MiniTrends Adventure  Slides & Video
Dr. John H. Vanston, Chairman, Technology Futures, Inc.

MiniTrends — Published Sources, Carrie Vanston video

 

 

 

 

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