We are going virtual with the Emerge Summit this year! You can download the full program here. We will be using Whova as our virtual event platform. You will want to download the app to connect with other attendees and you can use the desktop application to view sessions.

Access Emerge on Whova on your desktop with this link: 

Download the app by clicking the button below. You will be able to create your agenda for the day and choose your breakout sessions!

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Wednesday, September 16

6:00 pm | EDGE 916 – Join fellow EDGErs and YPs to celebrate Metro EDGE’s 11th birthday! This fun virtual party will include a mixology demonstration by Burly Beverages and will serve as the networking event to kick off Emerge Summit. Tickets to EDGE 916 are included in your Emerge Summit ticket.

Thursday, September 17

7:30 am | Login to Whova

8:00 am | Vox Musica Performance

8:05 am | Welcome from Verna Sulpizio Hull, 2019 Young Professional of the Year 

8:15 am Engage Speaker: Roshaun Davis, Unseen Heroes, DISPLAY: California

8:25 am | Keynote Speaker: Marianna Sousa, Mariworks Productions

9:00 am Develop Speaker: Nicholas Haystings, Square Root Academy

9:05 am | Breakout #1 – Topics about how to Elevate Yourself

9:55 am |Square Root Academy Experience

10:00 am Give Speaker: Jennifer Kidwell, Title Boxing Club, The Glass Slipper

10:05 am | Breakout #2 – Topics about how to Elevate Your Career

11:00 am Empower Speaker: Kennedy Garcia, Kaiser Permanente, The Spiritual Boss Chick

11:05 am | Breakout #3 – Topics about how to Elevate Your Community

11:50 am | Closing Address from Joe Hernandez, Metro EDGE Chair

11:55 am | “Dear 2020,” a spoken word poem by Tucker Bryant

12:00 pm | Event conclusion