State of Technology


Executives from across sectors and functional roles will gather May 10 at our flagship tech conference for a day of engaging keynotes, interactive panel discussions, fast paced pitch competition from tech startups and an exhibit showcase. A pre-conference reception will be held the evening prior, on May 9. Over 600+ attendees are expected, IBM returns as our presenting sponsor, and we will explore Cyber Security.


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Theme: Cyber Security

In today’s technology-dependent world, the importance of Cyber Security bcontinues to come to the forefront. Cyber attacks are a threat at all levels, from individuals, to government agencies, to businesses of all sizes and industries. At NC TECH’s 2019 State of Technology Conference, we will explore Cyber Security and how it impacts all facets of our lives, and look to future trends and how we can prepare ourselves.

 BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Artificial Intelligence + Cyber Security – How to use AI to Prevent, Detect & Contain Threats?
  • Cyber Security Readiness – Is Your Business Cyber Resilient?
  • Data Breaches Are a Matter of When, Not If – Lessons Learned from Real Cyber Attacks
  • From the C-Suite to the Front Lines – Is Cyber Security a Priority for Your Organization?
  • Human Risk + Vulnerability – Can You Close the Human Gaps in Your Security Plan?
  • The Cyber Security Talent Gap – Can You Find the Right Security Team?

STARTUP SHOWCASE

NC TECH will incorporate a STARTUP SHOWCASE by selecting 6 tech startup companies with innovative security technologies to present on stage. Selected companies will be given a 5 minute timeslot to present to general attendance, 2 complimentary registrations, exhibit space and lots of visibility leading up to the event. Event attendees will vote to select one startup to win a prize package consisting of cash and in-kind services.

STARTUP SHOWCASE GUIDELINES

  • Must be headquartered in NC and considered to be a startup/emerging tech company.
  • Developed an innovative product or service that has the potential to be a standout or groundbreaking security technology.  Solution/product could include software/analytics, biometrics, encryption, data loss prevention, machine learning, hardware/electronics, authentication, etc.
  • Interactive and visual demos are highly recommended.
  • NC TECH will be seeking a lineup of diverse tech solutions and representation from across the state.
  • Startup participants will be announced soon! 

Featured Speakers


Shamla Naidoo

Global CISO
IBM


John McCumber

Director of Cybersecurity Advocacy
(ISC)², Inc.

 

Date and Time

Thursday, May 9
Pre-Conference Cocktail Reception
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Friday, May 10
Conference
8:00 am
 - 2:30 pm 

Location

Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Directions and Parking

Sponsorship 

Interested in sponsoring the State of Tech conference? Please contact Tracy Sternberg.
 

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REGISTRATION

This event is open to NC TECH members and non-members.

NC TECH Member Registration       

$150 (Early Rate through April 12)
$200 (Regular Rate after April 12)

Non-Member Registration             

$250 (Early Rate through April 12)
$300 (Regular Rate after April 12)

Reserved Tables

Reserved Table w/8 Registrations: $1,500. (NC TECH Members Only)

ONLINE REGISTRATION

 

Not a Member?

Interested in membership? Contact Carol Zimmerman with questions and visit our membership page to learn more about member benefits.

Coming to Raleigh?

Event Sponsors

PRESENTING

Startup Showcase

Breakout

Breakout

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northstate

Breakout 

Breakout

VIP Breakfast

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Conference Bag

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GREEN

Journal

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Lanyard

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aicpa

Gold

Startup Showcase Prize Package

startup showcase prize package

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Refreshment Break

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