Calling all 7CTOs Members & GUESTS...
We're excited to announce our upcoming annual 0111 retreat - this year we're back to in-person!

Come join us to hear stories about where others have been, and dare to dream about where we can go. We're in the process of organizing an incredible lineup of guest speakers and members who have agreed to contribute to this week. Check out the schedule below!

Once you're ready, please register with us for the conference. Make sure it is an email that you will be checking, as we will be sending exciting announcements leading up to the week.  Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with some more information & links. In the confirmation email, there will be a calendar link where you will be able to add the event to your calendar.

We can't wait to see you soon!

Location
Date & Time
November 3, 2021 5:00 pm - November 6, 2021 12:00 pm
CHECK it OUT
Check out our 7CTOs 0111 Retreat event video from 2019. Join us in November 2021 to be a part of it!
Schedule
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2021

12:00 - 5:00 PM

Check-in / Registration - Hotel lobby
Event staff will be available to help you get checked in and pick up your retreat goodies.

5:00 - 7:00 PM
Opening Reception - Parterre Lawn
Please join us as we kick off our 2021 retreat with a delicious beverage and some catching up to do.
Keynote: Brant Cooper

7:00 PM -
Dinner on your own
A list of recommended restaurants both on and off the resort will be provided.

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2021

8:30 AM
Morning Coffee

9:00 AM- 10:15 AM
Opening Session
Keynote Speaker: Kathy Keating
State of 7CTOs: Beth Rehberg
Logistics/Announcements

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Break

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Track 1:
Leadership:
Kevin Goldsmith
Daniel Hindi

Technology:
Nelly Spieler
Anup Marwadi

Network:
Joanie Connell

11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
Lunch and Unstructured Networking

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Track 2:
Leadership:
Chris Clark
Jerome Bonhomme

Technology:
Pete Hanlon
Dave Mangot

Network:
Kelly Abbott

3:00PM - 3:15 PM
Break

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Track 3:
Leadership:
Kimeshan Naidoo
Scott Rusnak (*panel)

Technology:
Calvin Hendryx-Parker
Phil Borlin

Network:
Matt Ferguson
Michael Roberts

4:30 PM- 9:00 PM
Choose your own adventure: Group Activities (details coming)

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Morning Coffee

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sessions: Forum Members and Elevate Community
Forum Workshop / Breakouts
Keynote: Brittany Cotton

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch and Unstructured Networking

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Track 2: Panel Discussion
Challenge processing inside and outside your forum experience

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Break

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Closing Session
Awards
Keynote: Noel Musicha

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2021
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Poolside Day

Whether you're bringing your family to enjoy the week/end, or excited to spend more time with your 7CTOs fam, join us for a low key day poolside.

Speakers
 We've organized a wide array of topics with well-known speakers, so you can make the most of your time sharing and learning together with us. Here are just a few to look forward to.
See full bios and speaker info here.
Noel Musicha
CEO, The Chisomo Idea

New Technical Fund: The Flower
Jerome Bonhomme
CTO, American Specialty Health
Digital transformation - a story from the trenches
Kimeshan Naidoo
CTO & Co- FOUNDER, Unibuddy
Building Psychological Safety in Engineering Teams
Pete Hanlon
CTO, MONEYPENNY
Training your own Speech to Text Algorithm
Brant
Cooper
FOUNDER, MOVES THE NEEDLE
RAD Leadership and Endless Disruption
Kathy Keating
VP ENGINEERING AT AD HOC 
Top Tier Team
Daniel
Hindi
Coo, CTO, Co-Founder,
Buildfire

Problem Solving. First Principles.
Michael
Roberts
 
Apprenticeship Models
Scott
Rusnak
KD Productions
/TheEntrepreneursFieldGuide.com


Intro to EOS
Nelly
Spieler
 
SOC2
Dave
Mangot
Principal, Mangoteque
DevOps your Sec
Phil
Borlin
cto,
SynkedUP
Infrastructure
Anup
Marwadi
CEO, HYPERTRENDS GLOBAL INC.

Microservices
Calvin Hendryx-Parker
CTO & Co-Founder, Six Feet Up
It Takes a Village to Raise a Developer: Growing Teams with the Community
Chris
Clark
CO-FOUNDER & CTO, GROVE COLLABORATIVE

Hiring a VP of Engineering
Matt
Ferguson
 
Managing a Distributed team via Minimum Engineering Design Artifacts
Joanie
Connell
President, Flexible Work Solutions
Publishing a Book: The Inside Scoop
Kelly
Abbott
cto, tablecloth
Writing well for clarity and culture. Common pitfalls that make Leaders look like ding-dongs and erode morale.
Hotel Details

The Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines is the conference hotel. Conference registrants may book their hotel room at the special rate of $239 plus tax and optional resort fee, online. Please visit the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines website and book before October 4, 2021 in order to secure your special group rate. As there will be high demand for hotels in La Jolla at the time of our Retreat, we recommend you book without delay. Please note that this special room block is reserved for 0111 Retreat attendees; reservations not associated with a conference registration are subject to cancellation.

Book your hotel now!

When calling the hotel's toll free reservation line, please refer to your group code: 7CTO21

The toll free number to make your reservation is: 1-877-414-8020

After October 4, 2021, please use this website for hotel information: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/santphh-hilton-la-jolla-torrey-pines/
Or please contact [email protected] directly for assistance with booking any rooms still available.

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