Join us from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, to experience our deep-dive intensive technology sessions, complete with demonstrations of the latest technology for county governments. Discover MD tech and cyber vendors through our special Wednesday-only tradeshow, and don’t miss the IGNITE! Session where the tradeshow vendors will introduce their products and services.
2017 Tech Expo Sessions:
“SWITCH PITCH” IGNITE! Session - Meet Your Match: Solutions to County IT Challenges
Gain quick insight into what tech can do for county governments in this fast-paced session. County IT and management professionals will state their needs, and vendors in the Tech Expo Tradeshow will respond with their pitch for solving the top tech issues. Attendees will get a chance to learn a little about a lot of vendors in a short period of time. Listen and learn!
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
BIOTECH BAIT: Can Maryland Net a Boom in Biotechnology?
Maryland counties have a big stake in a potential boom of the biotechnology industry – if Maryland lands it. What is the county role in making Maryland an international hub for biotech? In this session, industry leaders share what they are looking for when they scope new locations, and what they need to grow in the land of crabs and corn.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Headsets On: Get Ready for Virtual Reality and the Social Shake-Up
Virtual reality is one of the hottest and most mysterious types of tech. Virtual reality’s tempting serum, poured over snowballing social media use, could turn the way that government interfaces with the public into one heck of a snow cone. VR applications for county governments already include tourism, economic development, and information science, with more to come. Join this session to hear more about the opportunities presented by virtual reality and its integration with county services.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
You must register for either a Full or Wednesday-only MACo Summer Conference Registration to attend the Tech Expo!
Interested in being showcased in this special Wednesday-only table-top tradeshow? You’ll like the price!
Photos of our 2016 Tech Expo: