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2017 Summit on IT

October 10 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

$75.00

South Carolina Summit on IT

Driving the South Carolina Economy through Information Technology

7:30 am – Registration and Continental Breakfast      Lobby

9:00 am – Greetings and Remarks    IT-oLogy Theater

Henry McMaster, Governor, South Carolina (invited)
Steve Benjamin, Mayor, City of Columbia (confirmed)
Ted Pitts, President and CEO, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce (confirmed)
Steve Wiggins, President, IT-oLogy Board of Directors (confirmed)

9:15 am – 10:15 am – IT Workforce Challenges Present Opportunities

Understanding the national IT workforce landscape and its potential impact on South Carolina.

10:15 am – 10:30 am – Break

10:30 am – 11:30 am – South Carolina Taking Steps Today

Leaders from key South Carolina state agencies and programs will share an update on what is being done today to help both employers and employees succeed. (15-20 min each)

Apprenticeship Carolina
South Carolina Department of Commerce
SC Cyber
SC Department of Education

11:30 am – 12:15 pm – South Carolina: Charting a Path for Success

Understanding today’s challenges so that we can plan for tomorrow’s opportunities.

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch

1:15 pm– 2:15 pm – Concurrent Sessions

  1. Innovation/Entrepreneurship: Developing a Vibrant Ecosystem of Innovation that Drives Jobs and Technological Advancements
  2. Innovative Solutions to Filling the Gap in South Carolina’s IT Workforce: Apprenticeship South Carolina
  3. Innovative Solutions to Filling the Gap in South Carolina’s IT Workforce: SC Codes
  4. Innovative Solutions to Filling the Gap in South Carolina’s IT Workforce SC Cyber
  5. Diversity and Inclusion in the IT Workplace: Walking the Talk
  6. Developing Soft Skills in Your IT Workforce

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm – Break

2:30 pm– 3:30 pm – Concurrent Sessions REPEAT

  1. Innovation/Entrepreneurship: Developing a Vibrant Ecosystem of Innovation that Drives Jobs and Technological Advancements
  2. Innovative Solutions to Filling the Gap in South Carolina’s IT Workforce: Apprenticeship South Carolina
  3. Innovative Solutions to Filling the Gap in South Carolina’s IT Workforce: SC Codes
  4. Innovative Solutions to Filling the Gap in South Carolina’s IT Workforce SC Cyber
  5. Diversity and Inclusion in the IT Workplace: Walking the Talk
  6. Developing Soft Skills in Your IT Workforce

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Concluding Session:

The South Carolina Ecosystem – A collaborative, multi-faceted approach that provides opportunities for all and nurtures success.

Details

Date:
October 10
Time:
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$75.00
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Venue

IT-oLogy
1301 Gervais St
Columbia, SC 29201 United States

Organizer

IT-oLogy