29th Annual Maine Tech Summit & Tradeshow June 2nd

Maine Technology Users Group hosts the State's largest tech conference, the 29th Annual Information Technology Summit and Tradeshow, Thursday, June 2nd, Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, Maine. Event features 15 workshops led by Maine IT leaders, a tradeshow of 59 exhibit booths, and keynote on data analytics.
29th Annual IT Summit & Tradeshow
29th Annual IT Summit & Tradeshow
PORTLAND, Maine - May 9, 2016 - PRLog -- The Maine Technology Users Group (MTUG) will hold its 29th Annual Information Technology Summit and Tradeshow on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016, 7:30am to 4pm, at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland. Five hundred IT professionals will gather to share technology experiences and the latest in techniques, services and products.

This year's Keynote Speaker is Jamie Popkin, Managing Vice President of Data Management Strategies at Gartner Research, who will present, "Becoming a Data and Analytics Leader in the Digital Business Era."

The event features 15 workshops across 5 tracks: DevOps, IT Infrastructure, Security, "Lessons Learned/Great Mistakes", and "Tech Sandbox" (hands-on technology demonstrations) on topics such as wifi installations, business continuity, cloud disasters, 3D printing, municipal broadband, dev ops roadmap, DIY tech hacks, and more. Most workshops will be led or co-led by "end-user" IT professionals at Maine organizations from the finance, education, nonprofit, government, professional services, and manufacturing sectors.

The exhibit hall of 59 vendor booths will be open all day, with IT and telecom infrastructure and service vendors from Maine and across the nation.

Attendees will include IT professionals and business managers from Maine and New Hampshire, representing government, finance, education, manufacturing, construction, healthcare, nonprofit organizations and more.

Registration fee is $45 early bird by 5/20/16, $50 advanced purchase, and $60 on the event day. Student discounts are available. Space is limited - advance registration recommended. Fee includes breakfast, lunch, keynote, workshops, and exhibit hall. To receive updates via Twitter, follow @MTUG_Maine and search for #MTUG2016. FMI or to register, visit http://mtug.org/summit.

At the Summit Lunch, the Fifth Annual Maine Technology Users Group Scholarships will be announced jointly with business partners FairPoint Communications, Lincolnville Communications, Norway Savings Bank, GWI, Systems Engineering and Oxford Networks. The scholarships will be managed by the University of Maine Foundation, and will benefit six students from Maine studying in IT fields at a University of Maine System campus.

MTUG's 2016 IT Summit Sponsors include: Casco Bay Hall Sponsor Avaya; Lunch Sponsor FairPoint Communications; Gold Sponsors AT&T/AirWatch and Lincolnville Communications; Silver Sponsors BEK Inc., Blue Spruce Technologies, Brocade, Cisco, Fortinet, inContact, ITS Inc., Maine Fiber Company, Mosaic Technology, New England Communications, Time Warner Cable Business Class, Verizon, and Viavi Solutions.

MTUG is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing IT professionals and enthusiasts together for peer-to-peer education and networking.

Kate Carpenter, Maine Technology Users Group

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Tags:Information Technology, Security, Dev-ops, Telecommunications, Finance, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Education
Industry:Business, Security, Technology
Location:Portland - Maine - United States
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