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2020 Outlook for Tech

#OUTLOOKFORTECHNC

NC TECH’s annual statewide kick-off event was packed with leading perspectives on trends and innovations shaping technology. Digital transformation and business disruption have become the new normal and the 2020 Outlook for Tech Conference - Disrupt or Be Disrupted – focused on how your business can be a disruptor versus being disrupted.

The event included a Pre-Conference Shindig, an Exhibit Showcase, Breakout Sessions and an information packed Luncheon Program.  

Attendees

Click below to view a list of attendees as of Wednesday, January 22.

VIEW ATTENDEES


Featured Speakers

Michael Praeger
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
AvidXchange, Inc.

Todd Olson
CEO/Founder
Pendo

Fatma Mili
Dean, College of Computing and Informatics
UNC Charlotte

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Ted Abernathy
Executive Director
Economic Leadership LLC

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Katherine LaVelle
Managing Partner
Accenture

Brandon Stevens
CEO
Scoutr

Lynne Barbour
Strategic Partnerships Manager
WGU NC

 

Brian Davis
Global Market Development Director
Corning Optical Communications

Drake Cody
AVP Cybersecurity Operations
Brighthouse Financial

Chris Downie
CEO
Flexential

Jason Cooper
Chief Digital Officer
Horizon Productions

David Antoline
Managing Director, Commercial
Levvel

Kara Ford
Senior Financial Services & Payments Consultant
Levvel

Mike Brown
Director of Product Innovation
Mastercard Advisors

Rick Doten
CISO
Centene Corp

Chris Painter
VP, Chief Engineer of NMCI
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Paul Chunn
VP, Information Technology
Repubilc Wireless

Agenda

Pre-Event Shindig
Thursday, January 23 
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Conference Agenda
Friday, January 24

8:30 AM: Registration + Tech Expo Open

9 AM: Board of Advisors Breakfast (Invitation-Only)

10 AM: Morning Breakout Sessions

  • Session A: The Future of Connectivity – What Does Advanced Networking Look Like?
  • Session B: Intentional Innovation: How to Drive Disruption in the Face of Distraction

11:30 AM: Lunch + Program

  • Welcome + Business Meeting
  • Annual NC STIR Briefing: How Does NC Rank?
  • Industry Trends Outlook: Whole Brain Leadership – A Must in This Era of Disruption
  • Employment Outlook: How Data-Driven Recruiting Is Disrupting the Hiring Process
  • Executive Conversation: Disrupt or Be Disrupted – Are Unicorns Real?
2PM: Adjourn

 

When

Friday, January 24, 2020
8:30 AM 
- 2 PM

Where

Pre-Event Shindig:

WeWork
128 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 

Conference:

Sheraton Charlotte Convention Center
555 South McDowell Street, South Tower
Charlotte, NC 28204

Sponsorship

Interested in sponsoring future events? Contact Tracy Sternberg to learn more.

Registration

Registration is closed

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

Member Table Registration (8 Reserved Seats at Reserved Table): $1,250


Please note:
 New members are eligible for (1) complimentary registration for this event.

Interested in joining NC TECH?

Contact our Membership Team at 919.856.0303 or membership@nctech.org to learn more. To see if your company is a member view NC TECH member directory.

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.

Thank You Sponsors

Pre-Event Shindig

Luncheon 

Employment Outlook

Industry Outlook

Executive Conversation

Morning Breakout

Morning Breakout

Journal

Wi-Fi

Conference Bags

Registration

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Name Badge

Gold

Exhibitor

Exhibitor

Rhythm Systems

Exhibitor

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UNC-CH School of Information and Library Science

Exhibitor

Community Partners

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Table Sponsors

Zayo

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