2018 Legislative Outlook

This program will feature a discussion about policy issues affecting the tech sector that may arise during the upcoming session of the NC General Assembly which convenes in mid-May.  Elected leaders, lobbyists, and business leaders will be among the speakers/panelists, with opportunity for audience questions and input.


Current Attendees


Speakers and Panelists 

Representative Ed Hanes, Jr.
Member, Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on IT
Vice Chair, Energy and Utilities Committee 

Senator Jeff Tarte
Chairman, Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on IT


Sarah Bales
Brubaker and Associates

Melanie Chernoff
Government & Community Affairs Senior Manager
Red Hat


Mitch Mumma
Intersouth Partners
Managing General Partner

Brooks Raiford
President + CEO

Ed Turlington
Partner, Brooks Pierce
Legislative Counsel, NC TECH

Date and Time

May 9, 2018
8:30 am – 10:30 am


The RTP Foundation
Archie K. Davis Conference Center
12 Davis Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC  27709
Map & Directions


This event is open to NC TECH members at no cost. Non-members may attend for a registration fee.

NC TECH Members: Free but registration required
Non Members: $75 Registration Fee
Host Sponsor: $1,500 (See more info below)


Interested in membership?  Click Here to Join or contact Emily Young for more information.To see if your company is a member, view NC TECH member directory.

Fine print: All registrations to NC TECH events are final and non-refundable.  Refunds will only be offered if the event is canceled.  Registrations are transferable to another qualified guest.  Please contact NC TECH at 919.856.0393 to request such a transfer.


Host Sponsorships ($1,500) are available for this event and include reserved seating, event page listing and onsite recognition.

Interested in sponsorship? Contact Tracy Sternberg.

Thank You Sponsors


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