Overview And Agenda



2016 Technology Summit
Dates: August 17-18, 2016
Location: San Francisco, CA



Attendees earn 13 MAS points for the Technology Summit program

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2016 Technology Summit Tentative Agenda (subject to change)

 

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

3:00 – 6:30 pm

Registration Open

 

4:30 – 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception

 

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

7:30 – 8:30 am

Networking Breakfast

 

8:30 – 9:30 am

Preparing For The Worst (Security)

 

9:35 – 10:35 am

Electronic Standards And How They Will Change The Industry

 

10:35 – 11:00 am

Networking Break

 

11:00 – 11:45 am

Big Data – Can We Apply It And How

 

11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch And Awards Presentation

 

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Marcom & SEO

 

2:10 – 3:10 pm

ERPs in Promotional Products Industry: What’s Working Now? 

 

Dealing With Risky Legal Issues

 

3:20 – 5:00 pm

Technology Tips / Best Practices

 

6:00 – 9:00 pm

Dine Around
The Dine Around Dinner is an unconventional and exciting dining experience designed to introduce you to people you wouldn’t otherwise have met. Attendees will attend dinner in randomly assigned networking groups of 8-10 people. Don’t forget to bring your business cards. Attendees must cover their own dinner expenses. Restaurant selections will be made with attendee preferences in mind.

 

Thursday, August 18, 2016

7:30 – 8:30 am

Networking Breakfast

 

8:30 – 9:30 am

Scrappy Project Management

 

9:40 – 10:35 am

Hands-on Promostandards Web Services – Suppliers

 

Hands-on Promostandards Web Services – Distributors

 

Tactics For Recruiting IT Talent

 

10:35 – 10:55 am

Networking Break

 

10:55 am – 11:40 pm

SAGE Integrations – Supplier

 

SAGE Integrations – Distributor

 

Designing The Redesign Process

 

11:40 am – 12:50 pm

Networking Lunch - Sharing of Standards Discussion

 

12:50 – 1:50 pm

Moving To 365 – Lessons From The Trenches

 

 

Agile Development

 

1:50 – 2:10 pm

Networking Break

 

2:10 – 3:10 pm

Role Of Mobile In Promotional Products

 

3:15 – 4:00 pm

Future Technology View

 

4:00 – 4:15 pm

Wrap Up

 



 



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