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2019 South Carolina Summit on IT
November 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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.
8:00 am: Registration and Coffee
9:00 – 9:15 am: Greetings and Remarks
- Mayor Steve Benjamin
- Steve Wiggins, IT-oLogy Board Chair
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.
12:25 – 1:25 pm: Lunch
1:25 – 2:10 pm: Afternoon Sessions
- Cyber Security
- Broadband/Digital Infrastructure
2:10 – 2:20 pm: Break
2:20 – 3:00 pm: Afternoon Sessions
- AI (Artificial Intelligence)
- Workforce Development
- IoT (Internet of Things)