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imerge 2019

August 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm 11:00 pm

“Who will be first to lash together industry, commerce, and military strength to unleash new horizons of national prosperity? In this new space race there won’t be many prizes for second place.”

– Lieutenant General Steven Kwast

Don’t miss imerge 2019!

EDPA’s annual conference and event showcases, celebrates and stimulates innovation to drive the economic growth and future of Alabama. It’s the largest and most comprehensive innovation event in the state. Through talks, discussion, entertainment, awards and networking it brings thought leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders together to imagine, innovate and inspire.
Click here to check out what happened at imerge 2018!

Presented and Hosted by

presenting sponsor, Alabama Power logo
presenting sponsor, Protective logo
presenting sponsor, Regions Bank logo

The Black Jacket Symphony will perform Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon!

Live in surround sound!

The 2019 Apollo 11 movie,The Director’s cut in surround sound

Keynote Speaker

Lieutenant General Steven Kwast

Sharing the future vision for space as a frontier in cyber security protection, telecommunications, manufacturing and defense.

Alabama’s and America’s space pioneers will be honoredfor their Lifetime Achievement in Innovation.

Dr. Wernher Von Braun

Dr. Katherine Johnson

Dr. Joyce Neighbors

Mary Jackson

Dorothy Vaughan

Alabama Launchpad Pitch Competition Finale

$150,000 will be awarded!

Concept Track Finalists

Seed Track Finalists

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Tickets Now!

Thanks to All of Our Sponsors

presenting sponsor, Alabama Power logo
presenting sponsor, Protective logo
presenting sponsor, Regions Bank logo

Special Thanks to

Event Schedule

4:00 pm – Doors open 
4:30 pm – imerge 2019 begins 
Alabama Launchpad Cycle 3 Pitch Finale 
The Black Jacket Symphony performs Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon 
Awards for Lifetime Achievement in Innovation (including Hidden Figures) 
Apollo 11 movie in surround sound with producers’ commentary 
Keynote speaker: Lt. General Steven Kwast

Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA)

Iron City Bham

513 22nd St S
Birmingham,AL35233United States
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http://www.ironcitybham.com/


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