A Panel Discussion about Diversity and Inclusion
Tech360 Speaker, Brigitte Daniel will participate as a panelist in a special event to be held at Wawa Corporate Headquarters on March 27, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.
Missed seeing her breakout session on “Philadelphia’s Roadmap to Supercharging Inclusive Innovation?” Attend this special event to hear the importance of cultivating an inclusive workplace and the value of diverse teams. Panelists will discuss the challenges of creating and maintaining that type of culture, as well as best practices to help you succeed.
Facilitated by ITAG Chair, Erik Gudmundson and presented by ITAG participating companies, Navigate, Wawa, and the Chester County Economic Development Council, the panel discussion will include:
There is no charge for tickets but advance registration is required by March 15, 2019.
Click here for the list of esteemed panelists, more information, and to register.
On January 10, 2019, ITAG held their annual board elections during their bi-monthly meeting which was held at the Chester County Intermediate Unit. Thank you to the following for their ongoing support and commitment to ITAG. We look forward to another great year.
Chair: Erik Gudmundson, Pegasus Technologies
Vice Chair: Lisa Van Ess, Navigate
|Alpine Cyber Security
Analytical Graphics, Inc
Bentley Systems, Inc.
Berks County WDB
Bucks County WDB
CC Dept of Community Development
Chester County CareerLink
Chester County WDB
Delaware County Community College
Digital Consulting Associates, LLC
Downingtown Area School District
Downingtown STEM Academy
Johnson & Johnson
Montgomery County WDB
Morris Risk Management LLC
New Horizons Training Center
Pegasus Technologies, LLC
Penn State – Great Valley
Recent Communications, Inc.
The Vanguard Group
West Chester University
Special Agenda – Annual Board Elections
Registration is open for the January ITAG Partnership Meeting on Thursday, January 10, at the Chester County Intermediate Unit from 4:00pm to 5:30pm. Networking to follow at P.J. Whelihan’s, Downingtown.
Be sure to attend this important meeting. The annual board elections will be held. Find out how this employer-led partnership can benefit your company as well as what is being done to strengthen the tech industry and workforce in Southeastern PA.
The ITAG Partnership Meeting provides an opportunity for you to collaborate and network with local business and community leaders from a diverse set of business, education, training and public sectors throughout southeastern PA.
ITAG welcomes all in the Tech industry.
TECH360, the Philly ‘burbs premier innovative business technology conference was held Thursday, October 18th at the Penn State Great Valley Conference Center. Attendees gathered to get up to speed on the latest developments in the tech sector and network with other tech professionals. The opening keynote panel discussed how to create synergy among all the business units within your company around technology to result in the best customer and employee experiences. We had regionally and nationally recognized experts on cybersecurity, attracting investment capital, blockchain and the law, as well as a series of breakout sessions on some of the most relevant tech sector topics!
Positive feedback is coming in from the attendees including how new business connections were made, requests to speak at the event next year, and inquiries about how to get involved in both ITAG and i2n!
TECH360 was covered by journalists from the Daily Local and NBC 10, so keep an eye out for features over the coming days.
An overwhelming theme from those who have completed the survey so far consider the strengths of the event to be the expert speakers, relevant topics, format and organization of the day. In the words of 2 attendees:
“Very interesting topics. Speakers were engaged, knowledgeable, passionate. Would venture to say the topics and speakers were even better this year.”
“Really great event, very organized and efficient. Will be back… I’m a millennial and loved this event- would love to see more young people attending/ know they could benefit.”
The event stats are in:
- 152 attendees
- 76 different organizations represented
- 28 speakers
- 4 panels discussed technology and corporate strategy, attracting investment capital,
- 9 additional topics covered including autonomous vehicles, VR/AR, healthcare IT, digital transformation, business hacking, innovation, diversity and inclusion, big data and the lifecycle of tech startups
- 5 companies at expo tables
A very special thank you to the Tech360 committee and our talented speakers for all their efforts towards a successful event! We look forward to building upon the day’s momentum!
Unable to attend the event? Visit the Tech360 website at www.tech360pa.com for speaker bios and presentations and to get an idea what it was all about!
Please note the following change from our usual board meeting schedule.
The next ITAG Board meeting will be held:
Wednesday, September 12th
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Chester County Economic Development
737 Constitution Drive • Exton, PA 19341
Our board meeting will be followed by a presentation on Using Incentives To Attract & Retain Your Best Talent. Networking including all of the Industry Partnerships will be held immediately after. For more information visit Networking and Presentation 9.12.18. Don’t forget to “Call One/Bring One.”
Advance registration required. Please click here to register.
Sponsorship Opportunities are available. Please contact Kathy Field at email@example.com.