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

Speakers Wanted
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Join us for the 3rd annual IGNITE Event


What is Ignite?

Ignite is a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide. At the events Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes. More details....

Interesting in presenting in 2014?

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Form more information contact Stephen Hill as hills@uncw.edu

2014 Speakers/Topics

Moderator: Stephen Hill

Name Affliation Topic
Emilyanne Atkinson Castle Branch Drones Revisited
John Berry IBM Working is Just Like Going to School - Only Better!
Kathy Erickson Eye Associates of Wilmington, P.A.

The HITman of Medicine

John Flisher eGroup Boat Ownership and Run Time Isolation
Todd Hawthorne VMware  
Matt Magne SAS The 4 Gates of Real Estate: How I sold my house in 16 days on Facebook
Karl Ricanek UNCW
Jim Roberts UNCW / Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship What if…? And if so, WHY NOT?”

2013 Speakers/Topics

Moderator: Stephen Hill

Name Affliation Topic
Jeremy Barringer UNCW Operations
Management Student
Brian Bell WRAR
Drew Hamlett Atlantic Packaging
Todd Hawthorne VMware
Zachery Mitcham UNCW Security Conscience Computing
Matt Magne SAS
Mike Orr IBM “Moore’s Law and What To Do When It Stops Working”
Jason Righter
Emilyanne Atkinson
Castle Branch 3-D Printing Goes Viral

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