Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard will deliver the opening keynote address from 9:10-10 a.m. Tuesday, May 1 as part of the Killer App Conference and Expo. The first of its kind conference is being held at the
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Several nationally-recognized speakers are also featured at the conference.
*Andres Duany of Duany Plater-Zyberk is a leader of the New Urbanism, an international movement that seeks to end suburban sprawl and urban disinvestment. Duany will lead a New Urbanism and City Planning Workshop from 4:30-6 p.m. today.
*Thomas Tauke, Executive Vice President of Verizon Communications will deliver the luncheon keynote speech from 12:15-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1.
*Ray Kurzweil, best selling author, inventor and entrepreneur, will present an evening keynote address from 5:15-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1.
The Killer App Conference and Expo also features a free Community Night from 5-9 p.m. today. The event is designed for individuals and families that want to enjoy an evening downtown and learn about the latest technology applications that are changing the way we live, work and communicate.
Community Night highlights:
Gaming ' Take part in a video gaming demonstration and see if your video game skills match up with others.
Music and Digital Media ' Hands-on booths will allow you to see the latest broadband trends in music, television and phone services.
Video Conferencing and Video Calling Booths ' See first hand how you can do video emailing, video conferencing and video calling right from your home.
For more information, visit www.killerappexpo.com and www.cityoffortwayne.org.