Joplin regional

Innovation & Technology summit 2023

November 2, 2023 @ 6:30PM

Joplin High School
Performing Arts Center

Joplin, Missouri

November 3, 2023

James River Church

Joplin, Missouri

The Joplin Regional Innovation and Technology Summit brings together innovative thinkers and business leaders who leverage technology to overcome barriers and propel business and community toward the future.

This is a event that will cover a wide variety of technology related issues and will include keynote speakers, breakout sessions, lunch, and many networking opportunities.

Event Summary

Who should attend?

The business world continues to change and evolve. Small and large companies need to keep up with technology for cybersecurity issues, to maintain a competitive edge.

This summit is for:

Businesses & Organizations (large and small)

Technology enthusiasts

Innovation enthusiasts

Health care industry


Session Tracks

What are we talking about?

This summit will showcase local innovation and tech-centered business leaders with sessions covering topics such as protecting your business investments, AI, cyber resiliency, automation, robotics, and drones.

Business Advisors

These panel discussion includes professional business advisors from industries like finance, legal, insurance, and law enforcement who will be discussing the key components to launching, navigating, and protecting your business. This is a great session for business owners, new starts, and entrepreneurs who want to learn how to protect their business investments.


The sweeping changes caused by the rapid advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AI) come with dangers and opportunities for businesses. Because knowledge is power and AI is here to stay, learning more about AI is essential to surviving and thriving in an increasingly competitive business world. This session will spotlight the pros and cons of AI, as well as what you need to be aware of when it comes to this new technology.

Cyber Resiliency

Cyber Resiliency is the practice of protecting and securing computers, servers, mobile devices, networks, and data from the threat of potentially malicious attacks.

Automation, Robotics, and Drones

Technology is advancing quickly. Automation, robotics, and drones are at the forefront of this transformative wave, and they are changing the way we do business. This session will explore how these exciting developments and innovations are reshaping various aspects of our lives.

This years speakers

This year 17 thought leaders join us from all over to share their work and collaborate with participants on the next big thing.

Simoriah Stogner

Shawnee Delaney

CEO and Founder

Vaillance Group

David Ponraj

Kavita Ganesan


Opinosis Analytics

Wes Spencer

Scott Phillips


Civic Ninjas

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thank you to our 2023 event sponsors

These are the companies and organizations that have generously donated the resources needed to make the Joplin Regional Innovation & Technology Summit possible. Thank you all so much!