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2019 South Carolina Summit on IT

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1301 Gervais St

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Columbia, SC 29201

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The South Carolina Summit on Information Technology

Advancing South Carolina's Economy Through Information Technology

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 8 AM - 3:00 PM

You and your team are invited to join leaders in industry, government and education from across South Carolina, as we address our state’s current IT workforce opportunities and provide practical solutions to ensure a successful future.

This is a must-attend event for C-Suite, hiring managers, economic developers, educators, and others who are advancing South Carolina’s economy. A continental breakfast and lunch are included in your registration.

Agenda

8:00 am: Registration and Coffee

9:00 – 9:15 am: Greetings and Remarks

  • IT-oLogy Welcome
  • Mayor Steve Benjamin, City of Columbia
  • Susie Shannon, President, South Carolina Council on Competitiveness
  • SC Launch Check Presentation - Steve Wiggins, IT-oLogy Board Chair and SC Launch Board

9:15 – 9:30 am: Women in STEM

Miss South Carolina, Morgan Nichols

9:30 – 10:15 am: National Perspective

CompTIA President and CEO, Todd Thibodeaux (tentative)

10:15- 11:00 am: State Perspective

John Uprichard, CEO, FGP International

11:00 – 11:10 am: Break

11:10 am – 12:25 pm: From the Mountains to the Sea – South Carolina

Panel of regional experts will address issues, challenges, and opportunities related to the technology sector. Moderated by Preston Grisham, Director of TechSC.

  • Upstate/Greenville/Spartanburg: Lelia King- Executive Director, Build Carolina (Carolina Code School, SC Codes)
  • Lowcountry/Charleston: Ernest Andrade- Executive Director, Charleston Digital Corridor
  • Rock Hill/Fort Mill: David Warner- Director, Technology Incubator, Knowledge Park
  • Midlands/Columbia: Ryan Coleman- Director of Economic Development, City of Columbia
  • Horry/Myrtle Beach: Jason Greene- Chief Strategy Officer, Tkacz Engineering
  • Pee Dee/Florence: Mark Roth- Vice President, Southern Institute of Manufacturing Technology

12:25 – 1:25 pm: Lunch

1:25 – 2:10 pm: Afternoon Sessions

Cyber Security

  • Angela Dogan- Executive Vice President, Lynx
  • Bruce Smalley- Chief Information Security Officer, SLED
  • Robert Smith- Director of Security Services, Corsica Technologies

AI (Artificial Intelligence)

  • Rick Oppedisano- President and Chief Executive Officer, Delta Bravo AI
  • Corey Crowley- Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Orange Bees

Broadband/Digital Infrastructure

  • Jim Stritzinger- President, Revolution D
  • Ann Brooks- Manager, Government Affairs, Crown Castle

2:10 – 2:20 pm: Break

2:20 – 3:00 pm: Afternoon Sessions

Data

  • Rich Cabalar- Manager BI and Data Analytics, Verisk
  • Tracy Nunnery- Assistant Vice President, Senior Enterprise Architect, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • Saran Ketharam- Director Enterprise Information Management, AFL

Workforce Development

  • Elisabeth Kovacs- Deputy Director, Workforce Development, South Carolina Department of Commerce

IoT (Internet of Things)

  • Ali Hussain, Vice President, Head of User Experience & Design, American Specialty Health
  • Daniel Heredia- Marketing Manager, Zipit Wireless
  • Hampton Smith- Chief Technology Officer, Bandwagon Fan Club


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