2019 Outlook for Tech

Pre-Event Shindig * Exhibit Showcase * Panel Breakout Sessions * Luncheon Program

Annual kick-off event with leading insights on trends + innovations shaping technology.  

The 2019 theme, Disrupt or Be Disrupted, will focus on how digital transformation and business disruption have become the new normal. The event is revamped for 2019 to include a Pre-Event Shindig, Exhibit Showcase, Panel Breakout Sessions and an information packed Luncheon Program – all in a new uptown location.  

Event Components 

  • Pre-Event Shindig – Network with business and tech leaders over bites + beverages. 
  • Exhibitor Showcase -  Exhibitors will showcase the latest, greatest + most innovative products/services. 
  • Panel Breakout Sessions – Executives will dive into panel discussions on digital transformation + business disruption. 
  • Luncheon Program – All attendees will gather in the ballroom for program packed with informative +engaging presentations.

Location

January 25, 2019
Sheraton Charlotte Convention Center
555 South McDowell Street, South Tower * Charlotte, NC 28204

Date and Time

January 25, 2019
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM EST


Agenda

Thursday, January 24 

5:30 – 7:00 pm
Pre-Event Shindig 

WeWork Offices
615 South College Street
Charlotte, NC

Friday, January 25 

8:30 am
Registration + Exhibit Showcase Opens

9:00- 9:45 am
Board of Advisors Breakfast (Invite Only)

10:00 - 11:00 am
Panel Breakout Sessions

  • Consumer Driven Digital Disruption

Traditional models are being turned inside out by consumer expectations. Our panel will discuss the implementation of new technologies to solve business challenges and improve customer experience. 

Moderator: 

Katherine Johnson
Director of Innovation - Eastern Division
Trace3

Panelists: 

Richard Boyd
CEO
Tanjo

Lety Nettles
SVP, Chief Information Officer
Novant Health

Arvy Rajasekaran 
CIO for Digital Channel Technology
Ally Financial

Tom Schorr
Technology Alliances Director
Dassault Systemes

  • Security in a Disruptive Environment

The Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational Technologies have brought about new challenges in security and data management. Our panel will discuss top trends and how they are keeping up with the ever-changing threat landscape and consumer expectations. 

Moderator:

Toni Buhrke
Director – Worldwide Channel + Inside Systems
ForeScout Technologies

Panelists:

Robert Allen
Chief Information Security Officer
Brighthouse Financial

Dennis Gilbert
Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
Duke Energy

Tom Tollerton
Senior Manager, Cybersecurity
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

11:30 am
Ballroom Opens

11:45 am
Luncheon + Program

  • Welcome + NC TECH Business Meeting
  • NC TECH Year in Review + Preview of 2019
  • Disrupt or Be Disrupted - Everyone's talking about it, but is anyone really doing it?

Robert Wollan
Senior Managing Director
Accenture Strategy

  • Disrupt or Be Disrupted - Power of Technology + Fintech Partnerships

Drew DiMarino
Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Apiture

Dave Hunkele
Head of Banking as a Service
Live Oak Bank

  • Employment Outlook
  • Release of the 2019 State of Technology Industry Report (NC STIR)

Ted Abernathy
Managing Partner
Economic Leadership

2:30 pm
Conference Adjourns


Registration

Individual Registrations

NC TECH Member Registration: $175
Non-Member Registration:  $300

Not sure if your company is a member?  Check our Member Directory + contact Carol Zimmerman to learn more about becoming a member! 

Reserved Tables (Limited Availability) 

Reserved Table with 8 Registrations: $1,250 (NC TECH Member Price)

 

Register now


Sponsorship

Interested in sponsoring 2019 Outlook for Tech? Contact Tracy Sternberg to learn more. 

 

SPONSOR MENU

 

Hotel Accommodations

The NC TECH room block at the Sheraton is closed. Take advantage of our partnership with Hotel Storm and book a room at a discounted rate.

 

 

HOTEL STORM

 

 

Thank You Sponsors

 

PRESENTING

PRE-CONFERENCE SHINDIG

Luncheon

Industry Outlook

Outlook Keynote

Breakout Session

Breakout Session

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NC STIR Briefing

Mobile App

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Registration

UNC-CH School of Information and Library Science

Journal

Wi-Fi

Board of Advisor Breakfast

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Conference Bag

GTT

Lanyard

Name Badge

Green Host

Exhibitor

exhibitor

dynatrace

exhibitor

Exhibitor

exhibitor

vology

Gold

Gold

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packard place

Community tech partner

Ballantyne IT Professionals

Community Tech Partner

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community tech partner

LKN IT Professionals

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