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Thursday, September 27
 

7:30pm

 
Friday, September 28
 

8:30am

Innovate Your Cool STEAM Field Day - Powered By Durham.ID & IBM
Limited Capacity full

The Innovate Your Cool: STEAM Field Day is a student driven full-day experience packed with interactive STEAM based activities and live demonstrations .


Friday September 28, 2018 8:30am - 3:00pm
TBA

9:35am

IYC Session 1: The Science Behind E-Games
Limited Capacity full

  • The Fortnite craze has over 125 million people logging in to play the online video game created by Cary, NC based Epic Games. In this session students will learn the basics in computer hardware and how it relates to the performance of online gaming, with Fortnite as the educational backdrop.
  • Students will be given a deep dive into the science that drives the $400 Million E-Sports industry, including the history of the industry, video game development and hardware and software needed.
  • Session Educational Takeaways
    • Intro Computer Hardware (Video Cards, RAM, Graphics Cards) 
    • How hardware contributes to gaming (Processing Speeds, Latency, Pixels for Monitor Display)

Friday September 28, 2018 9:35am - 10:20am
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:35am

IYC Session 1: Super Junior Coders: Coding Workshop
Limited Capacity full

Our session for the conference will engage participants in creating an online game using code. Yes, we aren’t playing games we are creating them! By learning concepts such as commands, functions, variables, loops, parameters, conditions and debugging, participants will be prepared to approach math and science with fresh eyes, new problem-solving skills, and most importantly they will have fun while learning.

  • In this interactive session students will have the chance to see the code they write come to life right before their eyes. HTML, CSS & Javascript coding languages will be taught in a fun environment to program drones and video games. 
  • Session Educational Takeaways 

    • Software Engineering (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) 


Friday September 28, 2018 9:35am - 10:20am
IYC Parrish Street Forum 108 West Parrish Street Durham, NC 27701

9:35am

IYC Money Moves: Financial Literacy
Limited Capacity full

A brief overview on financial literacy

Friday September 28, 2018 9:35am - 10:20am
Square 1 Bank 406 Blackwell St Suite 240, Durham, NC 27701

9:35am

IYC Session 1 Courtside Xperience: Virtual Reality Demo
Limited Capacity full

Courtside Xperience uses basketball analytics to teach both the fundamentals of basketball and mathematics. Students learn algebra, geometry and arithmetic, through practice and active learning that takes place in the basketball classroom, while improving academically, athletically, and most importantly, HAVING FUN!

The Courtside Xperience gives students a virtual reality experience that combines sports and mathematics. Students will learn algebra, geometry and arithmetic through practice and active learning that transforms the basketball court into a classroom.
Session Educational Takeaways

Fundamentals in Algebra, Statistics Geometry
Active Sports Analytics (Shooting %, Player Efficiency, Data Entry)

Speakers

Friday September 28, 2018 9:35am - 10:20am
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:35am

IYC Session 1: Meet a Scientist
Limited Capacity full

  • Students will interact with our elite team of IMPACTS scientists . These Impactors are a diverse group of talented STEM professionals eager to share their research with your students through innovative hands-on activities. You’ll also get to explore Science on Your Street, our suite of new mobile maker lab curricula. Build a community sculpture, work in a team to solve puzzles, design unique solutions, and use a robot as a paintbrush! 
  • This fully immersive session gives students the chance to interact face to face with Morehead’s diverse group of Impact scientist. This group of talented STEM professionals are eager to share their research in a hands on exhibition style setting that is high energy and educational. Students will also be amongst the first in the area to explore Science on Your Street, a suite of new mobile maker lab curricula promoting team based problem solving experiments and activities.
  • Session Educational Takeaways
    • Astronomy, Aerodynamics, Engineering 
    • Robotics, Software Programming, Circuitry, Electronics


Friday September 28, 2018 9:35am - 10:20am
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:35am

IYC Session 1: Kids Love Beats: Beat Making Workshop Presented By Oracle
Limited Capacity full

  • At the interaction of music and technology, this beat making session gives students a unique opportunity to learn the basics of beatmaking from a seasoned Grammy nominated team of of beatsmiths.
  • Session Educational Takeaways
    • Engineering, Production


Friday September 28, 2018 9:35am - 10:50am
Durham Armory 220 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:40am

IYC Session 2: Super Junior Coders: Coding Workshop
Limited Capacity full

Our session for the conference will engage participants in creating an online
game using code. Yes, we aren’t playing games we are creating them! By
learning concepts such as commands, functions, variables, loops, parameters,
conditions and debugging, participants will be prepared to approach math and
science with fresh eyes, new problem-solving skills, and most importantly they
will have fun while learning.

In this interactive session students will have the chance to see the code they
write come to life right before their eyes. HTML, CSS & Javascript coding
languages will be taught in a fun environment to program drones and video
games.

● Session Educational Takeaways
○ Software Engineering (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)


Friday September 28, 2018 10:40am - 10:55am
IYC Parrish Street Forum 108 West Parrish Street Durham, NC 27701

10:40am

IYC Session 2: The Science Behind E-Games
Limited Capacity full

  • Students will be given a deep dive into the science that drives the $400 Million ESports industry, including the history of the industry, video game development and hardware and software needed.
  • The Fortnite craze has over 125 million people logging in to play the online video game created by Cary, NC based Epic Games. In this session students will learn the basics in computer hardware and how it relates to the performance of online gaming, with Fortnite as the educational backdrop.
  • Session Educational Takeaways
    • Intro Computer Hardware (Video Cards, RAM, Graphics Cards) 
    • How hardware contributes to gaming (Processing Speeds, Latency, Pixels for Monitor Display)

Friday September 28, 2018 10:40am - 11:25am
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:40am

IYC Session 2 : Meet a Scientist
Limited Capacity full

  • Students will interact with our elite team of IMPACTS scientists. These Impactors are a diverse group of talented STEM professionals eager to share their research with your students through innovative hands-on activities. You’ll also get to explore Science on Your Street, our suite of new mobile maker lab curricula. Build a community sculpture, work in a team to solve puzzles, design unique solutions, and use a robot as a paintbrush! 

  • This fully immersive session gives students the chance to interact face to face with Morehead’s diverse group of Impact scientist. This group of talented STEM professionals are eager to share their research in a hands on exhibition style setting that is high energy and educational. Students will also be amongst the first in the area to explore Science on Your Street, a suite of new mobile maker lab curricula promoting team based problem solving experiments and activities.

  • Session Educational Takeaways
    • Astronomy, Aerodynamics, Engineering 
    • Robotics, Software Programming, Circuitry, Electronics  

Speakers

Friday September 28, 2018 10:40am - 11:25am
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:40am

IYC Session 2 Courtside Xperience: Virtual Reality Demo
Limited Capacity full

Courtside Xperience uses basketball analytics to teach both the fundamentals of basketball and mathematics. Students learn algebra, geometry and arithmetic, through practice and active learning that takes place in the basketball classroom, while improving academically, athletically, and most importantly, HAVING FUN!

The Courtside Xperience gives students a virtual reality experience that combines sports and mathematics. Students will learn algebra, geometry and arithmetic through practice and active learning that transforms the basketball court into a classroom.
Session Educational Takeaways

Fundamentals in Algebra, Statistics Geometry
Active Sports Analytics (Shooting %, Player Efficiency, Data Entry)

Speakers

Friday September 28, 2018 10:40am - 11:25am
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

11:15am

IYC Super Heroic Keynote
Limited Capacity full


  • At IYC we believe exposure is the key to sparking curiosity in the next generation of creators. In this session a seasoned creator and designer will speak into the lives of students from area public schools about his journey from a lead designer for Michael Jordan’s Jordan Brand at Nike--to launching his own venture Super Heroic.
  • Our mission at Super Heroic is to empower children with the power of play, through our products. We’ve put all of our passion and dedication into designing footwear that keeps up with their movements, inspires them to discover new places and encourages them to hold onto that invincible feeling of play while leveraging technology to do so.

  • Session Educational Takeaways
    • Where technology and design intersect 
    • Data Driven Innovation And Inline Lifestyle & Performance Product
    • Experience working for Nike/Jordan Brand 

Speakers
avatar for Jason Mayden

Jason Mayden

Super Heroic

Sponsors

Friday September 28, 2018 11:15am - 12:10pm
The Carolina Theatre 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

12:30pm

IYC Session 3: Meet a Scientist
Limited Capacity full

Students will interact with our elite team of IMPACTS scientists. These Impactors
are a diverse group of talented STEM professionals eager to share their research
with your students through innovative hands-on activities. You’ll also get to
explore Science on Your Street, our suite of new mobile maker lab curricula.
Build a community sculpture, work in a team to solve puzzles, design unique
solutions, and use a robot as a paintbrush!

This fully immersive session gives students the chance to interact face to face
with Morehead’s diverse group of Impact scientist. This group of talented STEM
professionals are eager to share their research in a hands on exhibition style
setting that is high energy and educational. Students will also be amongst the
first in the area to explore Science on Your Street, a suite of new mobile maker
lab curricula promoting team based problem solving experiments and activities.

● Session Educational Takeaways
○ Astronomy, Aerodynamics, Engineering
○ Robotics, Software Programming, Circuitry, Electronics



Friday September 28, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

12:30pm

IYC Session 3: The Science behind E-Games
Limited Capacity full

Students will be given a deep dive into the science that drives the $400
Million ESports industry, including the history of the industry, video game
development and hardware and software needed.

 The Fortnite craze has over 125 million people logging in to play the
online video game created by Cary, NC based Epic Games. In this
session students will learn the basics in computer hardware and how it
relates to the performance of online gaming, with Fortnite as the
educational backdrop.

● Session Educational Takeaways
○ Intro Computer Hardware (Video Cards, RAM, Graphics Cards)
○ How hardware contributes to gaming (Processing Speeds, Latency,
Pixels for Monitor Display)


Speakers

Friday September 28, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

12:30pm

IYC Session 3: Super Junior Coders: Coding Workshop
Limited Capacity full

 Our session for the conference will engage participants in creating an online
game using code. Yes, we aren’t playing games we are creating them! By
learning concepts such as commands, functions, variables, loops, parameters,
conditions and debugging, participants will be prepared to approach math and
science with fresh eyes, new problem-solving skills, and most importantly they
will have fun while learning.

In this interactive session students will have the chance to see the code they
write come to life right before their eyes. HTML, CSS & Javascript coding
languages will be taught in a fun environment to program drones and video
games.
● Session Educational Takeaways
○ Software Engineering (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)



Friday September 28, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
IYC Parrish Street Forum 108 West Parrish Street Durham, NC 27701

12:30pm

IYC Session 3 Courtside Xperience: Virtual Reality Demo
Limited Capacity full

  • Courtside Xperience uses basketball analytics to teach both the fundamentals of basketball and mathematics. Students learn algebra, geometry and arithmetic, through practice and active learning that takes place in the basketball classroom, while improving academically, athletically, and most importantly, HAVING FUN!
  • The Courtside Xperience gives students a virtual reality experience that combines sports and mathematics. Students will learn algebra, geometry and arithmetic through practice and active learning that transforms the basketball court into a classroom.
  • Session Educational Takeaways 
    • Fundamentals in Algebra, Statistics Geometry 
    • Active Sports Analytics (Shooting %, Player Efficiency, Data Entry) 

Speakers

Friday September 28, 2018 12:30pm - 1:15pm
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

12:30pm

IYC Session 3: Kids Love Beats: Beat Making Workshop Presented By Oracle
Limited Capacity full

Interactive workshop covering the basics of music production, engineering and
the history of Jazz sampling.

At the interaction of music and technology, this beat making session gives
students a unique opportunity to learn the basics of beatmaking from a seasoned
grammy nominated team of of beat smiths.

● Session Educational Takeaways
○ Engineering, Production



Friday September 28, 2018 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Durham Armory 220 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

1:35pm

IYC Session 4: The Science Behind E-Games
Limited Capacity full

Students will be given a deep dive into the science that drives the $400
Million ESports industry, including the history of the industry, video game
development and hardware and software needed.

 The Fortnite craze has over 125 million people logging in to play the
online video game created by Cary, NC based Epic Games. In this
session students will learn the basics in computer hardware and how it
relates to the performance of online gaming, with Fortnite as the
educational backdrop.

● Session Educational Takeaways
○ Intro Computer Hardware (Video Cards, RAM, Graphics Cards)
○ How hardware contributes to gaming (Processing Speeds, Latency,
Pixels for Monitor Display)


Speakers

Friday September 28, 2018 1:35pm - 2:15pm
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

1:35pm

IYC Session 4 Courtside Xperience: Virtual Reality Demo
Limited Capacity full

Courtside Xperience uses basketball analytics to teach both the fundamentals of basketball and mathematics. Students learn algebra, geometry and arithmetic, through practice and active learning that takes place in the basketball classroom, while improving academically, athletically, and most importantly, HAVING FUN!

The Courtside Xperience gives students a virtual reality experience that combines sports and mathematics. Students will learn algebra, geometry and arithmetic through practice and active learning that transforms the basketball court into a classroom.
Session Educational Takeaways



Fundamentals in Algebra, Statistics Geometry
Active Sports Analytics (Shooting %, Player Efficiency, Data Entry)

Speakers

Friday September 28, 2018 1:35pm - 2:15pm
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

1:35pm

IYC Session 4: Meet a Scientist
Limited Capacity full

  • Students will interact with our elite team of IMPACTS scientists. These Impactors are a diverse group of talented STEM professionals eager to share their research with your students through innovative hands-on activities. You’ll also get to explore Science on Your Street, our suite of new mobile maker lab curricula. Build a community sculpture, work in a team to solve puzzles, design unique solutions, and use a robot as a paintbrush!
  • This fully immersive session gives students the chance to interact face to face with Morehead’s diverse group of Impact scientist. This group of talented STEM professionals are eager to share their research in a hands on exhibition style setting that is high energy and educational. Students will also be amongst the first in the area to explore Science on Your Street, a suite of new mobile maker lab curricula promoting team based problem solving experiments and activities.
  • Session Educational Takeaways
    • Astronomy, Aerodynamics, Engineering 
    • Robotics, Software Programming, Circuitry, Electronics  


Friday September 28, 2018 1:35pm - 2:15pm
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

3:00pm

Community Partner Event: Saxophone Busking @ The Durham Hotel’s Cobblestone Row
Saxophone Busking featuring  Shaquim Muldrow, a solo saxophonist
Details: No wristband needed + free!


Friday September 28, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Partner Venue: Durham Hotel

4:00pm

Terminator X
Artists

Friday September 28, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Durham Armory 220 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

5:00pm

IYC Happy Hour sponsored by Facebook
Limited Capacity filling up

Stop by the 21 C Hotel to enjoy signature cocktails and connect with local professionals and representatives from conference sponsor FaceBook. 

Details: No wristband needed!

Sponsors

Friday September 28, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
21 C Hotel

5:00pm

Community Partner Event: Live Music @Bull City Burger and Brewery / Pompierri Pizza
Live Music @Bull City Burger and Brewery / Pompierri Pizza
Feat. Kevin Clark
Details: No wristband needed + free!

Artists

Friday September 28, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Community Partner Venue: Bull City Burger & Brewery

5:00pm

5:00pm

Community Partner Event: Live Music + Dinner + Beer Tasting @ Pour Taproom
Details: No wristband needed!
Music by Mark Meadows and Deacon Izzy.

Friday September 28, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
IYC Pour Taproom 111 North Corcoran St.

6:00pm

6:00pm

VIP PNC Lounge @ Durham Bulls Stadium
Enjoy this exclusive VIP area courtesy of PNC Bank





Friday September 28, 2018 6:00pm - 11:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

7:00pm

Priscilla Renea
Artists


Friday September 28, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Beyú Caffè 341 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

7:00pm

Rahsaan Patterson


Friday September 28, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Carolina Theatre 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

7:30pm

Damien Escobar
Artists


Friday September 28, 2018 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

7:30pm

Hennessy Tasting @ VIP Tent at the Durham Bulls Stadium
Exclusive VIP Perk! Please join us to sample Hennessy VS and VSOP signature cocktails courtesy of our friends at Hennessy, Friday September 28, 2018 7:30pm-9:30pm

Friday September 28, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

8:30pm

VIP Party & Games at the Fun Zone @ Durham Bulls Stadium
VIP Exclusive Tastings! Enjoy the party deck and fun zone areas while tasting alcohol brands sponsored by Southern Wines and Spirits!






Friday September 28, 2018 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

8:30pm

VIP Party at the Party Decks @ Durham Bulls Stadium
VIP Exclusive Tastings! Enjoy the party deck and fun zone areas while tasting alcohol brands sponsored by Southern Wines and Spirits!





Friday September 28, 2018 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

8:30pm

Meshell Ndegeocello


Friday September 28, 2018 8:30pm - 9:45pm
The Carolina Theatre 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:00pm

Black Alley
Artists

Friday September 28, 2018 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Beyú Caffè 341 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:00pm

Anthony Hamilton


Friday September 28, 2018 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:00pm

9:30pm

Sango
Artists


Friday September 28, 2018 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Durham Armory 220 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:00pm

Young Bull
Artists


Friday September 28, 2018 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Pinhook 117 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:00pm

Hennessy Tasting in the VIP Area @ Durham Armory
Exclusive VIP Perk! Please join us to sample Hennessy VS and VSOP signature cocktails courtesy of our friends at Hennessy, Friday September 28, 2018 10:00pm-12:00am

Sponsors

Friday September 28, 2018 10:00pm - Saturday September 29, 2018 12:00am
Durham Armory 220 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:00pm

Community Partner Event: Live Music @ Arcana with the Lynn Grissett Quartet
Admission is free with an AOCFEST wristband. $10 suggested donation without AOCFEST wristband

Friday September 28, 2018 10:00pm - Saturday September 29, 2018 1:00am
Arcana

10:30pm

Maxwell
Artists


Friday September 28, 2018 10:30pm - 11:45pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

11:00pm

95 Live with 9th Wonder and DJ Spinderella


Friday September 28, 2018 11:00pm - Saturday September 29, 2018 1:30am
Durham Armory 220 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

11:30pm

Freelance
Artists


Friday September 28, 2018 11:30pm - Saturday September 29, 2018 12:30am
Pinhook 117 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

1:00am

Sons of Kemet
Artists


Saturday September 29, 2018 1:00am - 2:00am
Pinhook 117 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA
 
Saturday, September 29
 

8:30am

IYC POUND Fitness Session Presented by YMCA
Limited Capacity seats available

POUND: is a full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and
strength training. Using Ripstix®, this high-intensity interval workout
incorporates rhythmic movements to get the class literally pounding the
floor as you sweat. Lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically
for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective
way of working out.


Speakers
Sponsors

Saturday September 29, 2018 8:30am - 9:30am
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:30am

IYC HIIT Hop Fitness Session Presented by YMCA
Limited Capacity filling up

HIIT Hop: combines plyometric, strength training, explosive movements
and body weight exercises. Moves such as squats, squat kicks, jump
squats, burpees, mountain climbers, up/down planks, ab workouts, push
ups, etc. are mixed in with hip hop, R&B and other popular music. You
are guaranteed to burn off a lot of calories while having fun. So just throw
your hands in the air and HIIT Hop Hooray yourself to a great time. All
Fitness levels are welcomed.


Speakers
Sponsors

Saturday September 29, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:30am

IYC Soul Yoga
Limited Capacity filling up

  • Yoga, with Soul. Classes are hip and energetic with vibrant scenery and a live dj, playing nothing but the best soul music. 

Speakers
Sponsors

Saturday September 29, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am
IYC Durham Central Park Lawn 501 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:30am

IYC Music Is Life: Pop Up Music Lab featuring NCCU FABLAB
Limited Capacity full

Join in on this fun and interactive session that offers attendees the opportunity to
learn basic music theory while engaging in keyboarding exercises and STEM
based curriculum.



Saturday September 29, 2018 9:30am - 11:00am
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:00am

IYC Buy Back the Block
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for a in depth conversation with Author and Entrepreneur Jay Morrison as
describes his path from ex-felon to raising over $12 Million as the CEO of Tulsa
Real Estate Fund.


Speakers
avatar for Jay Morrison

Jay Morrison

Tulsa Real Estate Fund


Saturday September 29, 2018 10:00am - 10:45am
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:00am

IYC Fortnite Tournament
Limited Capacity seats available

Come show off your gaming skills. 

Speakers

Saturday September 29, 2018 10:00am - 1:00pm
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:00am

IYC Brunch Sponsored by Facebook
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us at the 21 C Hotel for a brunch hosted by conference partner
Facebook. Enjoy eats from the 21 C menu and sign up for a one-on-one
session with Facebook reps to inquire about opportunities to work at
Facebook. (RSVP required for private session)


Sponsors

Saturday September 29, 2018 10:00am - 2:00pm
21 C Hotel

10:00am

Beer Garden & Urban Market
Join us for our Urban Market and Beer Garden! The Urban Market will be populated with a wide and eclectic variety of creative and unique goods, services, arts and craft.  

Saturday September 29, 2018 10:00am - 6:00pm
Blackwell St

10:45am

IYC Lightning Talks #1
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn from industry leaders in these Ted Talk style presentations on how their passion fuels them to create the change they want to see.

Speakers
avatar for Kenneth Luker

Kenneth Luker

Perkins + Will
avatar for Shara Lunon

Shara Lunon

Orbital Mechanix


Saturday September 29, 2018 10:45am - 11:30am
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

11:00am

IYC The Creative Class: Ladies First
Limited Capacity filling up

Join us for a discussion on perseverance and the importance of  self awareness in an entertainment industry that doesn't always give women the respect they deserve

Moderators
avatar for Miriam

Miriam

88.1 FM WKNC Raleigh

Speakers

Saturday September 29, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
IYC American Underground: Google Lounge

11:30am

IYC How To Create On The Go...beat session
Limited Capacity seats available

Mobility is everything in today society. The ability for artists to record and
produce on the road with limited resources is almost to be expected. This
interactive demo highlights how multi talented producer, Sango creates when on
the move.


Speakers

Saturday September 29, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

12:00pm

Community Partner Event: Live Music Showcase @ 9th Street Bakery
Stephen Munoz & Friends Showcase
Details: Free to the public (no wristband required).



Saturday September 29, 2018 12:00pm - 2:30pm
IYC 9th Street Bakery 136 E Chapel Hill St

12:20pm

IYC The Art of The Cypher
Limited Capacity full

Join us as we highlight and discuss one important way the genre of Jazz
is deeply rooted in the culture of Hip Hop, through the art of Freestyle.
Our panelists will speak on the similarities that each genre possesses in
regards to freestyling, the techniques needed to perform this on a
professional level, and acknowledges some of the legends that's done
this throughout the years. Come learn about the beauty and art of
Freestyle with us!



Saturday September 29, 2018 12:20pm - 1:05pm
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

1:00pm

IYC Lightning Talks
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn from industry leaders in these Ted Talk style presentations on how their passion fuels them to create the change they want to see.


Saturday September 29, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

1:00pm

IYC Controlling The Narrative : Documentary Films Presented by Hayti Heritage Film Festival
Limited Capacity filling up

Join us as we discuss the importance of representation not only on
screen but behind the scenes in the creation of stories that depict the
African American experience and culture.


Moderators
avatar for Lana Garland

Lana Garland

Hayti Film Festival

Speakers
avatar for Eugene Graham

Eugene Graham

This One’s for the Ladies

Sponsors

Saturday September 29, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

1:00pm

Community Partner Event: Live Music + Food Specials @ Bull McCabe’s
The Sound starring #Epitome, Swank, King Draft & Nacynze
Details: Free to the public; no wristband required! AOC-themed cocktails, lunch and wristband specials.


Saturday September 29, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm
IYC Bull McCabe's 427 W Main St

1:00pm

Community Partner Event: Vibehouse405 Showcase @ Blue Note Grill
Free and open to the public.

Artists

Saturday September 29, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Community Partner Venue: Blue Note Grill

1:45pm

IYC The Importance of Brand Integrations Presented by Moet Hennessy
Limited Capacity seats available

Brand recognition is a focal point for all companies competing in a their
respective industries. What separates the good brands from the pack is their
ability to integrate seamlessly into the daily lives of their target consumers. IN this
panel discussion join two experienced marketing experts as they break down the
importance of brand integration between the entertainment and beverage
industry.



Saturday September 29, 2018 1:45pm - 2:30pm
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

2:00pm

2:20pm

IYC Schools in Session: The Education Roundtable
Limited Capacity full

Join us in an enlightening discussion with educational professionals on
the importance of diverse representation in the classroom, code switching
and introducing STEM based curriculum to underrepresented
communities.



Saturday September 29, 2018 2:20pm - 3:05pm
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

2:40pm

IYC Attention For Sale
Limited Capacity seats available

Brand recognition is a focal point for all companies competing in a their
respective industries. What separates the good brands from the pack is their
ability to integrate seamlessly into the daily lives of their target consumers. IN this
panel discussion join two experienced marketing experts as they break down the
importance of brand integration between the entertainment and beverage
industry.


Speakers

Saturday September 29, 2018 2:40pm - 3:15pm
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

3:00pm

DJ Party + Drinks + 15% Discount @ Everyday Magic
Free to public + Tarot Readings and Henna art!





Artists

Saturday September 29, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Everyday Magic 125 E Parrish St

3:00pm

Community Partner Event: Guitar Busking @ The Durham Hotel’s Cobblestone Row
Busking featuring  Barrett Brooks, a solo guitarist
Details: No wristband needed + free!

Saturday September 29, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Partner Venue: Durham Hotel

3:20pm

IYC Hip Hop Feminism Presented by OkayPlayer
Limited Capacity seats available

The idea of belonging, acceptance and representation have been a constant
barrier of entry for female emcees. Join Grammy nominated recording artist
Rapsody and Dr. Yaba Blay as they discuss the current climate of hip hop
feminism.


Speakers
Sponsors

Saturday September 29, 2018 3:20pm - 4:05pm
IYC American Underground 201 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

4:00pm

Community Partner Event: Jam Session + Free Coffee/Tea @ Cocoa Cinnamon
Jam Session Hosted by Donovan Cheatham
Details: Free to the public; no wristband required!
Enjoy a free drip coffee or iced tea with your wristband.


Saturday September 29, 2018 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Community Partner Venue: Cocoa Cinnamon

4:15pm

IYC Performance feat Childish Major
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us as we wrap up another successful Innovate Your Cool COnference with a
special performance from the multitalented recording artist/producer, Childish
Major.


Artists

Saturday September 29, 2018 4:15pm - 4:45pm
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

4:15pm

Zoocru
Artists


Saturday September 29, 2018 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Pinhook 117 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

4:50pm

IYC Cool Cypher Presented by Cypher U w/ J Rowdy & The Night Shift
Limited Capacity full

  • Join us as we wrap up another successful Innovate Your Cool Conference with the community Cypher hosted by J Rowdy and The Night Shift

Artists

Saturday September 29, 2018 4:50pm - 5:20pm
IYC American Tobacco Campus 300 Blackwell St #104, Durham, NC 27701, USA

5:00pm

IYC Innovate Your Cool Happy Hour
Saturday September 29, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
21 C Hotel

5:00pm

5:00pm

5:45pm

Keyon Harrold
Artists


Saturday September 29, 2018 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Pinhook 117 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

6:00pm

6:00pm

VIP PNC Lounge @ Durham Bulls Stadium
Enjoy this exclusive VIP area courtesy of PNC Bank





Saturday September 29, 2018 6:00pm - 11:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

6:30pm

Jus Once Band
Artists

Saturday September 29, 2018 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Motorco Music Hall 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701, USA

7:00pm

Vanessa Ferguson


Saturday September 29, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Beyú Caffè 341 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

7:00pm

Free Sipping Chocolate After Dwele @ Cocoa Cinnamon
VIP Exclusive!End the night on a sweet note! Enjoy a free sipping chocolate sample after Dwele's Performance at Motorco  





Saturday September 29, 2018 7:00pm - 10:00pm
IYC Cocoa Cinnamon 420 W Geer St.

7:15pm

Anna Wise
Artists


Saturday September 29, 2018 7:15pm - 8:15pm
Pinhook 117 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

7:30pm

Hennessy Tasting @ VIP Tent at the Durham Bulls Stadium
Exclusive VIP Perk! Please join us to sample Hennessy VS and VSOP signature cocktails courtesy of our friends at Hennessy, Saturday September 29, 2018 7:30pm-9:30pm





Saturday September 29, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

7:30pm

Saltbox Seafood @ VIP Lounge in the PNC Club at the Durham Bulls Stadium
Exclusive VIP Perk!
Chef Ricky is going to be cooking up fresh seafood available for purchase at a discounted rate.






Saturday September 29, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

7:45pm

Royce Da 5'9"
Artists


Saturday September 29, 2018 7:45pm - 8:45pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

8:15pm

Dwele
Artists


Saturday September 29, 2018 8:15pm - 9:15pm
Motorco Music Hall 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701, USA

8:30pm

VIP Party & Games at the Fun Zone @ Durham Bulls Stadium
VIP Exclusive Tastings! Enjoy the party deck and fun zone areas while tasting alcohol brands sponsored by Southern Wines and Spirits!





Saturday September 29, 2018 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

8:30pm

VIP Party at the Party Decks @ Durham Bulls Stadium
VIP Exclusive Tastings! Enjoy the party deck and fun zone areas while tasting alcohol brands sponsored by Southern Wines and Spirits!






Saturday September 29, 2018 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

8:45pm

Iman Omari
Artists


Saturday September 29, 2018 8:45pm - 9:45pm
Pinhook 117 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:00pm

Madison McFerrin


Saturday September 29, 2018 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Beyú Caffè 341 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:00pm

Nas
Artists


Saturday September 29, 2018 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

9:00pm

Community Partner Event: Late Night Kickback with DJ @ Fullsteam
Details: Free to the public (no wristband required). Drink specials and AOC-themed flight specials.

Artists

Saturday September 29, 2018 9:00pm - Sunday September 30, 2018 12:00am
IYC Fullsteam Brewery 726 Rigsbee Ave

9:00pm

9:00pm

Community Partner Event: The Cool Out - Pride: Durham/Art of Cool Dance Party
DJ Vespertine - VSPRTN and DJ Play Playwill be spinning everything from 70s disco & funk to 90s house to today's hottest queer club music.
Admission is free with an AOCFEST wristband. $7  without AOCFEST wristband

Saturday September 29, 2018 9:00pm - Sunday September 30, 2018 2:00am
Arcana

9:15pm

DJ VIP
Artists

Saturday September 29, 2018 9:15pm - Sunday September 30, 2018 12:00am
Motorco Music Hall 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:30pm

Erykah Badu
Artists


Saturday September 29, 2018 10:30pm - Sunday September 30, 2018 12:00am
Durham Bulls Athletic Park 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

12:00am

Dwele DJ Set
Artists


Sunday September 30, 2018 12:00am - 2:00am
Motorco Music Hall 723 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701, USA
 
Sunday, September 30
 

10:00am

Brunch @ 21c Museum Hotel
Details: No wristband needed!

Sunday September 30, 2018 10:00am - 2:00pm
21 C Hotel

10:00am

VIP Premium Brunch @ Beyu Caffe
Exclusive 75-minute Brunch (featuring DJ-set) at Beyu Caffe
**Reserved for Premium VIP ticket holders only. Must have VIP Premium Wristband for entry**

Sunday September 30, 2018 10:00am - 2:00pm
Beyú Caffè 341 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701, USA

10:00am

VIP Premium Brunch @ It's A Southern Thing
Exclusive 75-minute Brunch (featuring DJ-set) at It's A Southern Thing Restaurant.
**Reserved for Premium VIP ticket holders only. Must have VIP Premium Wristband for entry** 

Sunday September 30, 2018 10:00am - 2:00pm
It's A Southern Thing 605 W Main St, Durham, NC 27701

12:30pm

Community Partner Event: Ally J @ Blue Note Grill
Free and open to the public.

Artists

Sunday September 30, 2018 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Community Partner Venue: Blue Note Grill