2014 Southland Technology Conference


Southland Technology Conference

15th Annual Southland Technology Conference

SoTeC 2014 – October 24 – 25, Long Beach Hilton

“Geek to Chic: Leveraging Game Changing Technology”

Register by October 2nd and save $50

Visit the SoTec website for detailed agenda, breakout sessions and speaker bios.
www.sotecconference.com

SoTeC 2014 is the Premier Technology event of Southern California. The Southland Technology Conference (SoTeC) is sponsored, planned and executed by a coalition of practitioner associations and provides the most cost-effective opportunity to expand your network while providing you with a wealth of knowledge. There are TWO full days of speakers, breakout sessions, a vendor showcase, and a job fair, with resume reviews.

EXCITING KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Ivan Gueron
VP and DCIO Sony Pictures Entertainment
“Transformation in an era of Disruption”

Sarita Maybin
Author and Speaker
“If You Can’t Say Something Nice, What Do You Say”

Galen Gruman
Executive Editor InfoWorld
“Changing Role of IT and CTO”

Elizabeth Southerland
Director for Platform Services and Application Development, Allergan
“Dead Dichotomies and the Disappearance of IT: From Pocket-Protectors to Partnership”

CONFERENCE FEATURES

FIVE EXCITING INFORMATIONAL PANEL DISCUSSIONS

  • CSI: Continual Service Improvement
  • HR: Interviewing Tips and Techniques
  • Knowledge Transfer: When, how and avoiding the pitfalls
  • Mobility: Leveraging Mobility
  • Security: Is Your Security Team up at night? What are their hot buttons?

FRIDAY EVENING SOTEC MEETUP
Join your fellow attendees, vendors and speakers at the Hilton Bar, from 5pm-8m to network and discuss your hot topics. This event is open to the public. Free parking if you park in the back and exit after 7pm. Otherwise, parking is $7 with validation.

STRUCTURED NETWORKING (Saturday Afternoon)
Discuss key topics with your colleagues, including BYOD, Cloud, Mobility, Managing Infrastructure projects, SMAC, How to encourage more women and underserved into Science, Technology& Math Careers, What job seekers are looking for, etc.

FIVE EDUCATIONAL TRACKS

  • Project Management/Business Analysis
  • Quality Assurance/ITIL
  • SMAC – Social, Mobility, Analytics & Cloud
  • Personal Development/Social Networking
  • Alliance Partner

RESUME REVIEWS & JOB FAIR
Staffing firms and company HR Departments will be available to review and critique your resume. These invited companies will have Technology related positions available, and have staff to look over your resume and answer questions. Statistics have shown that you most likely will get your next job from a face to face event rather than an online job website! The Job Fair is made available to help YOU with your search for a new or enhanced future position.