The inaugural ThincIowa conference has announced its lineup of speakers, and still has a limited number of tickets available for $199. The event, hosted by Silicon Prairie News, is designed to bring together technology-based entrepreneurs and other business representatives to hear ideas from nine industry experts. Speakers include Ben Milne, founder of Dwolla Corp., Scott Case, CEO of the Startup America Partnership, and Luke Vandermillen, vice president of marketing at Principal Financial Group Inc. The event takes place starting at 8 a.m. on Oct. 21 at the Temple for Performing Arts, 1011 Locust St. For more information or to purchase a ticket, go to