- SuAnne Fu, a Technology and Innovation Strategist, has been announced as a keynote speaker at the 2024 GRIT Conference.
- The conference will cover topics on entrepreneurship, technology, and creativity and will take place from February 29 to March 1, 2024, in Savannah.
- Fu has over 20 years of industry experience in immersive computing and creative technology, and she currently serves as the Dean of the School of Creative Technology at the Savannah College of Art and Design.
The Creative Coast has announced that Technology and Innovation Strategist SuAnne Fu will take the stage as a keynote speaker at the 2024 GRIT Conference. Fu joins a lineup of standout keynotes, panelists, and workshop hosts at the upcoming two-day innovation conference, covering topics on entrepreneurship, technology, and creativity. GRIT will take place at the Savannah Civic Center from February 29 to March 1, 2024.
Fu has over 20 years of industry experience in immersive computing and creative technology. During her time on faculty at the Savannah College of Art and Design, she has earned the Professor Emerita honor for her years of contribution to higher education and is currently serving as the Dean of the School of Creative Technology. She specializes in fundamental interactive theories, cultural impacts of technology, and methods in which applications of technology and human interaction extend to experiential design. Her current focus concentrates on strategies between education and industry for future talent preparation and technology adoption.
In addition to Fu, GRIT recently announced a new talk and panels. Phillip Scroggin will speak on how to identify value among customers for stronger outcomes in “The Profit Minority Report: Forecasting Your Best Future Customers.” Scroggin is the founder and Managing Director at Sol Insights, a growth marketing firm centered on everyday businesses. He is also the host of the weekly business podcast Good Morning, Market.
Panels will cover an array of topics on the future of industries including the following sessions: AI & The Creator: Friend or Foe; Health Tech Horizons: AI & New Frontiers in Medicine; Mindset Mastery: Balancing Drive & Wellbeing in Entrepreneurship; Sweaty Startups: The Fusion of Tech and Traditional Trades; Unzipped: The Future of Fashion Exposed; and Women in Breakout Roles.
General admission tickets for the full conference are available now for $249 per ticket. VIP tickets, which include access to the VIP Lounge, a special sidecar lunch, and an invite to the VIP reception on the evening of February 28th, are available for $349 per ticket. Applications for Startup Stage are still open as well. Entrepreneurs interested in pitching their endeavors for a chance at cash and prizes from a $10K pool should apply to compete at the conference. Applications are open until 11:59 pm on January 31st and can be found at thegritconference.com/startup-stage.