April 25, 2014
Meeting of the Minds: Lafayette Reborn! Lessons from Paris7:30 am - 9:30 am | Iberia Bank Board Room
What Paris' period of civic investment can teach us about Lafayette's possibilities.
Opelousas Business Incubator Open House10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Opelousas Business Incubator
St. Landry has a 10,000 sq. ft. modern facility ready to be filled by entrepreneurs and executives looking for a place to launch. Rooms are built and ready to be occupied including a 4,000 sq. ft. warehouse with loading ramp that used to be the Daily World newspaper. Come tour the facility on the 1-49 service road just 20 minutes from Lafayette.
CajunCodeFest Plenary Session: Fred Trotter11:00 am - 11:45 am | LITE
Free Pre-registration required. Fred Trotter, Health Care Data Journalist at DocGraph Journal. The DocGraph Journal is the result of Fred’s efforts to create comprehensive map of the healthcare system, by showing how healthcare providers collaborate to deliver healthcare.
CajunCodeFest Final Presentations and Awards Ceremony4:00 pm - 7:00 pm | LITE
After 27 hours of innovating, the CajunCodeFest top teams will present their 5 minute project pitches focusing on “Aging in Place and the Internet of Things”. Award ceremony with cash and prizes to follow.
Friends of INNOV8 VIP Suite at Festival5:30 pm - 10:30 pm | Trynd
(At the former Trynd restaurant, 116 E Vermilion, across from the downtown parking garage)
• Indoor and outdoor gated spaces with 1st and 2nd floor patios
• Heavy hors d’oeuvres from Zeus Cafe and Agave Cantina, bottled water, cash bar
• Seating, view of Parc Sans Souci, indoor restrooms
• Mobile phone charging station
Hours of Operation:
Friday, April 25 - 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
FOI membership includes two Friends of INNOV8 badges. Required for admission.
Children under 12 get in free when accompanied by adult member