SESSIONS

TYPES

Different session types let you engage and learn your way.

Keynotes

45 min – 1.15hr
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY

Keynote speakers are an exclusive group of invited prominent technologists, invited to speak on thought provoking topics and issues that are top of mind in the development community.

Breakout
Sessions

45 min
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY

Technical talks by community experts sharing their knowledge and experience. Expect to see sessions packed with code, live demos, and experience proven best practices.

Labs

2 – 2.5 hrs
THURSDAY

BYOL – Bring Your Own Laptop.  Go hands on and heads down as you walk through a technical exercise.  Expect to do the work yourself, as learning by doing is the best way to gain new skills.

Sponsor
Workshops

2.5 hrs
TUESDAY

For these pre-conference sessions, attendees can join a large number of hands-on workshops. Each workshop is 2.5 hours, is led by developers from IBM or other Index sponsors, and will educate you on key technologies in their portfolios. Each workshop is a Bring Your Own Device workshop.

Theater
Talks

15 min
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY

At Index, sponsors have the opportunity to showcase and share their ideas and technologies to a broad audience of developers. The Theater is located in the Exhibit Hall and sessions are 15 minutes in length, ensuring an intense, fast-paced, and exciting experience for the Index developer audience.

Lightning
Talks

5 min
THURSDAY

These quick 5 minute talks are intended to introduce you to, and get you up to speed on a variety of technical topics that you wish you had more time to explore!

AGENDA

BY DAY

 

February 20


  • 7AM – 6.30PM
  • 9AM – 6PM
  • 9AM – 6PM
  • 10AM – 4PM

February 21


  • 7AM – 8PM
  • 7.30AM – 8PM
  • 9AM – 10.15AM
  • 10.30AM – 5.45PM
  •  
  • 11.30AM – 1.30PM
  • 3PM – 3.45PM
  • 4PM – 5.45PM
  • 6PM – 8PM
  • Registration
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Keynote: A World With AI
  • Sessions
  • Theater Talks & Sponsor Lightning Talks
  • Lunch
  • Keynote: Cyborgs Unite!
  • Sessions
  • Index Bash*

February 22


  • 7AM – 5PM
  • 7.30AM – 5.30PM
  • 9AM – 10.15AM
  • 10.30AM – 5.45PM
  •  
  • 11.30AM – 1.30PM
  • 3PM – 3.45PM
  • 4PM – 5.45PM
  • Registration
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Keynote: Open Innovation
  • Sessions
  • Theater Talks & Sponsor Lightning Talks
  • Lunch
  • Keynote: Create the Future
  • Sessions

* Minimum age of 21 to attend Index Bash. Photo ID may be requested. Full Conference Badge Required (excludes Student Badges)