Joplin regional

Innovation & Technology summit 2023

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, pitch competitions, breakfast, 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:

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 emerging technology, innovation in business, cyber resiliency, digital transformation, and building communities that think and learn.


An emerging technology can be defined as a fast growing technology that is new and different from anything that has been done before with the potential to exert considerable impact on the future within various domains.

Business Innovation

Innovative entrepreneurship establishes new business concepts that generate profit, assist communities, and accomplish company goals. The use of innovative ideas drives the creation or revision of business models that enable strategies for future success.

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.

Digital Community

A digital community adaptively learns through constant interaction with its citizens via information and communication technologies to promote efficiency and sustainability that supports the evolution and automation of urban processes.

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 2022 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!