Maine's Largest Business Technology Summit and Tradeshow Features Technology Innovators, Workshops, Exhibits
Technology nonprofit Maine Technology Users Group hosts 500 regional tech professionals for a day of learning, networking, and discovery. The state's largest tech conference, now in its 36th year, will feature 50 exhibits, 15 workshops, keynote, scholarship announcements, and more.
The MTUG IT Summit and Tradeshow is Maine's largest business technology conference with 15 educational sessions, 50 vendor booths, and ample time to explore a broad range of IT topics, products, and services. The event is expected to draw 500 IT professionals and decision-makers representing various tech disciplines from across New England.
Workshop tracks will cover cybersecurity, data and hardware tools, enterprise software, and more. Topics will include tech end-of-life management, artificial intelligence, Microsoft Power Platform, SharePoint, common Active Directory risks, Payment Card security standards (PCI SSC 4.0), modeling security threats, cyber security compliance models, sustainable extranets and customer portals, data-drive enterprise design, and more. Many workshops feature IT professionals from Maine-based organizations including local tech service providers, financial services, manufacturing, education, and biotech.
Keynote Pips Veazey, Director, University of Maine Portland Gateway, will present "Teeming with Teams: Collaborative Work in an age of Complexity" bringing her vast experience enhancing the effectiveness of large research teams to the question of crafting technological and human systems for the challenges organizations face. After the Keynote, MTUG and the University of Maine Foundation will recognize the sponsors and the awardees of the MTUG CoSponsored Tech Scholarship Program. Since 2012, the program has raised/donated over $120,000 in scholarships to UMaine system tech students.
Admission is $55 "early rate" by 4/26, $70 advance, and $100 on the event day. Special rates available for students in technology programs, and active / retired military. Fee includes workshops, tradeshow floor access, continental breakfast, lunch, and door prizes. MTUG is a nonprofit organization focused on bringing educational events and resources to the IT community. Please pre-register either at the event website: https://www.mtug.org/
MTUG's top 2023 Summit Sponsors include: Consolidated Communications, Rubrik, and WEI. Silver level sponsors include A3 Communications, Arctic Wolf, AVAYA, New England Communications, and New Era Technology. Bronze level sponsors include Adlumin, BEU-a Xerox Company, Connectivity Point, Corning, Crown Castle, Dura-Line, Headlight Audio Visual, Systems Engineering, and WGTech.
Kate Carpenter, Maine Technology Users Group