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2018 MTUG Information Technology Summit & Tradeshow

Event organizer: Kate Carpenter
Event Date & Time: May 31, 2018 7:30 am until May 31, 2018 4:00 pm
Contact email: kcarpenter@mtug.org
For more information: https://www.mtug.org/
Kate Carpenter | BDN
Kate Carpenter | BDN

Maine Technology Users Group Hold State’s Largest Information Technology Conference on May 31

PORTLAND– The nonprofit Maine Technology Users Group (MTUG) invites IT professionals, managers, and technology enthusiasts from all industries and sectors to the 31st Annual Information Technology Summit and Tradeshow on Thursday, May 31 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street.

The MTUG IT Summit is Maine’s largest business technology conference with 15 educational sessions, 59 vendor booths, and ample time to explore a broad range of IT topics, products and services.

Admission is $45 “early bird” rate by May 16, $50 advance and $60 on the event day. Student discount available. Fee includes workshops, trade show floor access, continental breakfast, lunch, and door prizes. MTUG is a nonprofit organization focused on bringing educational events and resources to the IT community. Space is limited; please pre-register at the event website: https://www.mtug.org/summit.

Workshop tracks include Cloud, IT Career Development, IT Infrastructure, Security, and “Tech Sandbox” (hands on technology demonstrations) on topics such as redesigning a campus-wide network, using DevOps in chaotic situations, Microsoft Azure migrations and deployments, cost effective security techniques, Maine’s neutral internet exchange, security threat hunting, IT certification and education programs, and more.

Keynote Dr. Rafael Grossmann, Trauma/General Surgeon and Health Technology Innovator, will present, “Mixed Reality & Beyond: The Smart Use of Technology Without Limits!” during the Summit Lunch. Dr. Grossmann will explore current trends and the future of the smart application of augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality technologies in healthcare and education.

Also at the Summit Lunch, the 7th Annual MTUG Co-Sponsored Scholarships will be announced jointly with partnering business donors Connectivity Point, Consolidated Communications, Great Works Internet, Lincolnville Communications, Maine Fiber Company, Norway Savings Bank, Systems Engineering, and Tyler Technologies. The scholarships, managed by the University of Maine Foundation, will benefit nine students from Maine studying in IT fields at a UMaine System campus.

MTUG’s top 2018 Summit Sponsors include: Avaya, Consolidated Communications, Carousel Industries, Fortinet, Lincolnville Communications, Skyterra/Workspot. Silver & Bronze sponsors include: Enghouse Interactive, Extreme Networks, ITS Inc., New England Communications, Nutanix, PCM, Thrive, TPx Communications, U.S. Cellular, WEI, Purdue University Global and Headlight Audio Visual.