Iowa Tech Summit Returns In-Person April 11-12
What does the future of work look like for IT professionals and technology companies after two years of remote and hybrid work?
More than 600 technology CEOs, industry leaders and policymakers will discuss that question and more during the sixth annual Iowa Technology Summit in Greater Des Moines (DSM) on April 11-12.
The largest technology event of its kind in Iowa, TAI’s Iowa Technology Summit is known for drawing national speakers and top-level CIO/CTO/CISOs from hundreds of Iowa companies.
“We’re incredibly proud of what this event has grown into over the last six years and excited to be in person again this year,” said Brian Waller, TAI president. The Iowa Technology Summit is designed by and for Iowa technology professionals. It’s a chance for our industry to connect with their peers, share ideas and learn how local tech-forward companies address challenges and leverage emerging technologies right here in Iowa.
A keynote presentation from Future Readiness Pioneer Ian Khan, will kick off the summit by discussing new business efficiency models emerging post-pandemic when it comes to the way IT professionals work and what companies are doing to attract and retain talent.
Network with local IT leaders, including the TAI Board of directors, Iowa Technology Leadership Institute class of 2022 and session speakers during the LightEdge Lounge Opening Party on Monday, April 11.
- Learn from IT professionals across sixteen sessions and four tracks covering CyberSecurity, Industry 4.0, Tech Innovation and Leadership.
- Explore the new expo hall featuring local service providers from across the state.
- Grab a free headshot and update your professional social media accounts.
- Find your next intern or employee by meeting with upcoming graduates from Iowa Colleges and Universities.
The last two years have seen drastic changes for Iowa’s technology industry. The summit provides an excellent opportunity to reconnect with industry peers and learn how other companies are leveraging technology in a post-pandemic world.
The Technology Association of Iowa serves as a resource hub for all businesses regardless of industry or size. We believe that every company is a technology company. Events like the summit allow us to unite and celebrate the thought leadership taking place right here in Iowa.
There is still time to register for this great event. Learn more at technologyiowa.org.
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Tyler Wyngarden is vice president of the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI), which represents over 380 technology-member companies across the state. Tyler is responsible for all revenue generation, leading strategy for all new initiatives and implementing existing programming to support the Information Technology industry in Iowa.