ATDC’s 3rd Annual Retail Technology and Innovation Symposium – REIMAGINING RETAIL

Join retail technology experts, entrepreneurs, investors, Georgia Tech researchers, and key retail executives from across the country at ATDC’s 3rd Annual Retail Technology and Innovation Symposium.

This year’s theme is REIMAGINING RETAIL

Join us at the all-day event on October 31st, 2019 held at The Garage in Tech Square located on Georgia Tech’s campus in the heart of Midtown Atlanta. It will be a day filled with speakers, breakout sessions, and conclude with a Retail Tech Fast Pitch Competition (the first one ever!) and mixer.

Event sponsorships are available. To become a sponsor, get further details about this event, or see highlights from last year’s event go to

Retail’s ongoing transformation is unprecedented due to the brute force of technology disruption and change in consumer’s buying behaviors which brings both challenges and opportunities. In the new experience economy, the concept of value is measured not just in terms of price and quality, but also time, convenience and experience.

Here’s insight into the agenda for the day:


8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast
9:00 AM: Welcome Keynote
9:15 AM – 9:45 Panel Discussion
10:00 AM – 11:30 PM: Morning Breakout Sessions
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM: Catered Lunch / ATDC Tour
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM: ATDC Portfolio Company Main Stage Showcase
2 PM – 4 PM: Afternoon Breakout Sessions
4 PM – 4:15 PM: Closing Remarks
4:15 PM – 6 PM: Mixer and Retail Tech Fast Pitch Competition

*You must RSVP to confirm your attendance as there will be catered lunch and refreshments for attendees.

We’ll be hosting several industry and technology experts presenting in breakout sessions throughout the day focused on different topics. The topics include:

  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones) in Retail
  • Retrofitting Suburban Real Estate for Retail
  • Robotics & Intelligent Machines in Retail
  • Advanced Analytics and Consumer-Based Insights in Retail
  • Artificial Intelligence in Retail
  • Supply Chain Disruptions and Omni-channel Logistics in Retail

In addition, we’ll be providing a personal tour of the ATDC Headquarters during the lunch break.

Again, an event you don’t want to miss!

Click here to register on Eventbrite.

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    • Super early-bird until March 6: $40
    • Early-bird March 7 to April 6: $50
    • Regular pricing April 7 to May 4: $75
    • At-the-door pricing May 7: $100
    • Any GA university faculty/student: Free with Valid ID

    (valid IDs will still required at the door)


    Are there ID requirements to enter the event?

    Yes, please bring your ID if you intend to drink alcohol at the After-Party. University staff and faculty must bring school ID for free entrance.

    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    No, you do not have to bring your printed ticket if you have pre-registered.

    Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

    No, please make sure the names you have entered during registration are the attendees at the event so we have an accurate count of each attendee.

    Register on Eventbrite.