Decision Makers II explores Kitsap’s Tech Economy

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October 26th 3-6pm,  Kiana Lodge

DMII 2017: Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT? will share information on technology developments in Kitsap with a focus on nurturing a healthy tech economy in Kitsap County. The program which features renown technology leaders and innovators who will explore issues and progress surrounding workforce and talent development, regional connectivity and infrastructure, entrepreneurship, and how how you can keep up with tech in YOUR business!

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Special Guests:

     Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib —Washington’s Chief Opportunity Officer

     Dr. Joseph Williams —Director of Economic Development for the ICT Sector

     Michael Schutzler —CEO, Washington Technology Industry Association

Roundtable on the 5 pillars

Members of our technology committee gather for a roundtable discussion of five focus areas for establishing a healthy tech economy. We consider these five areas to be pillars of a strong foundation for economic growth in the tech sector. Committee chair Ed Hallda will host the roundtable, joined by committee members John Powers (KEDA), Mike Simon, Critical Informatics; Brett Eddy, Eddy Digital;, Nathan Evans, Microsoft; and Dr. Erik Fretheim, Western Washington University.

Entrepreneurship in Kitsap

Bretty Eddy will be joined by Alanna Imbach, VIBE Coworks; Dirck Shou, Taqtile; and Nathan Evans, Microsoft, to discuss fostering entrepreneurship in Kitsap County. Learn how Kitsap can be a place for entrepreneurship at any scale, from startup to enterprise.

Join us Thursday, October 26th – 3:00-6:00pm at Kiana Lodge for Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT! Sign up now! Registration ends October 18th!


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