WITX

April 12, 2016
Growing the IT Community in Southeast North Carolina

About WITX

Registration

Keynote

Topic: Helping firms reach their data potential

Anne Buff

Anne Buff

Ms. Buff is a Business Solutions Manager and Thought Leader for SAS Best Practices, a thought leadership organization at SAS institute. As a speaker and author she specializes in the topics of data governance, stewardship, data strategy, monetization and the data organization. Anne has been a specialist in the world of data almost 20 years and has developed courseware for a wide range of technical concepts and software including, SAS® Data Management. In her current role, she leverages her training and consulting experience and her data-savviness to lead best practices workshops and facilitate intra-team dialogs to help companies realize their “data potential”.

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Learning eXchanges

Six different workshops / panels / presentations to increase your IT skills.
Topics include:
  • Cloud Security - Do You See Rain or Sunshine?
  • Analytics - From Data to Information to Insight
  • Designing Websites for Every Device: Responsive Design
  • Self-Service Data Preparation in the age of Big Data
  • Using Bootstrap to Create Modern, Professional Websites
  • Where is/was my data?

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Exhibitors

Over 30 exhibitors from UNCW, TekMountain, CIE and local industry.

Students, Faculty and Staff from UNCW

UNCW
tekMountain
CIE
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Ignite

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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

Presenters Include:
  • Tim Batchelor (nCino)
  • John Berry (IBM)
  • Candace Guido (nCino)
  • Eddie Dunn (UNCW)
  • Peter Robichau (Trimlio)
  • Kalli Smith (nCino)
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Sponsors

Special thanks to the UNCW Cameron School of Business, Information Systems and Operations Management Department and the Computer Science Department for their support. WITX is underwritten by Castle Branch/TekMountain and other sponsors.

Castle Branch
Other sponsors include:

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Schedule

Tuesday, April 12 - Computer Information Systems Building, UNCW Campus

  • 2:00 p.m. - Keynote Presentation
    • Anne Buff
  • 3:00 p.m. - Learning eXchanges
    • Self-Service Data Preparation in the age of Big Data
    • Cloud Security - Do You See Rain or Sunshine?
    • Using Bootstrap to Create Modern, Professional Websites
  • 4:00 p.m. - Learning eXchanges
    • Designing Websites for Every Device: Responsive Design
    • Analytics - From Data to Information to Insight
    • Where Is/Was My Data?
  • 4:15 p.m. - Exhibits Open
  • 5:00 p.m. - Tour of leading technology research by faculty (25 minutes)
  • 5:30 p.m. - Ignite
  • 6:00 p.m. - Tour of leading technology research by faculty (25 minutes)