WITX Schedule - April 8

2:00 p.m. - Keynote

Building a Thriving Tech Community
Ernest Andrade

Founder and director of the Charleston Digital Corridor

3:00 p.m. -
Learning eXchanges

  • Analytics: Transforming Data to Information to Insight
  • Impact of BYO Cloud (Bring Your Own Cloud) on Organizations
  • IaaS – build or buy?  The evolution of IT to the Hybrid Data Center
  • How to Use Bootstrap to Create Modern, Professional Websites WITHOUT a Web Designer

4:00 p.m. -
Learning eXchanges

  • Big Data Panel: What should you know?
  • How to "Make it Rain" on a Startup Budget
  • Navigating the Business of Social Media
  • Bootstrap (Part B)

4:30 p.m. - Exhibits Open

Students, faculty and local technology companies present their latest research and technology tools. Network with local IT professionals in a casual environment

5:30 p.m. - Ignite - WITX

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Technology Exchange Wilmington Information Technology eXchange Conference 2014

WITX 2014:

April 8th from 2 to 7 p.m.
Computer Information Systems Building, UNCW Campus

Our most popular event!

Thank you to the over 400 Wilmington area professionals, students, and members of the public who attended the 11th annual Wilmington IT eXchange and conference. Please join us again next year to learn from professionals in the field, enjoy the exhibits and networking with fellow IT professionals.

WITX In the News

UNCW hosts 11th annual Wilmington Information Technology Exchange
UNCW hosted more than 350 area professionals for the 11th annual Wilmington Information Technology Exchange (WITX) today with students and faculty exhibits.

Official: Incubating Ideas, Talent Key To Local Tech Growth
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Ditch the consultants and reports; mine ideas and talent already available within your community if you want to create a successful technology sector. That statement was among the blunt and specific advice Ernest Andrade offered to his audience at Tuesday’s Wilmington Information Technology Exchange (WITX) at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Using a digital corridor to help companies thrive and grow
The 11th annual Wilmington Information Technology eXchange kicked off Tuesday afternoon on the campus of UNCW. According to the university, the event is designed to bring students, faculty, staff and local technology vendors together to demonstrate the technologies they are developing or implementing.

UNCW grad student designs drone software
Jason Gillikin, a UNCW graduate student, is seeing the college campus in a whole new way, thanks to his master's thesis project. Gillikin will present his drone Tuesday at UNCW's WITX conference.

Charleston's Digital Corridor Could Offer Lessons for Wilmington
The expansion of the Digital Corridor is one of Charleston, South Carolina’s chief growth strategies. It's an economic development initiative that puts the focus on knowledge-based companies. Before Executive Director Ernest Andrade takes the podium Tuesday as keynote speaker at UNCW’s WITX, he shares some of the lessons Wilmington can learn.


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