INDIANAPOLIS - Organizers of Fail Fest have announced this year's date and lineup. The September 21st event at Launch Indy in The Union 525 will include speakers from technology, media and public safety discussing the role of failure in innovation. Details on plans for the second Fail Fest Wabash Valley in Terre Haute are forthcoming.

Next month will be the fourth year for the central Indiana version of the event, which is a production of Launch Fishers and Launch Indy. Founder John Wechsler says "we are thrilled to bring Fail Fest back for a fourth time, and this time at Launch Indy, our new coworking location in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. The Union 525 is an ideal venue for Fail Fest - it's an ecosystem of companies and people who understand that failure paves the way to innovation and success."

The initial list of speakers includes Fishers Fire Department Chief Steve Orusa, Jeremy Brown of Nameless Catering Co., Jackie Bledsoe of JBSB Companies LLC, Polina Osherov of PATTERN Magazine, Jenn Lisak of Sapphire Strategy, Rupal Thanawala of Accenture, Matt MacBeth of pi lab, Lou Gerig of Sease, Gerig & Associates, Kelli Jones of Be Nimble Ventures, Steve Cashdollar of Inspiring Greatness, Seth Meinzen of Neugistics LLC, and Fisher Police Chief Mitch Thompson. Organizers say more speakers will soon be announced.

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