NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN THE FALL OF 2019. DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON. PLEASE CHECK BACK OR REACH OUT TO KAYLIN BERG, KAYLIN@ILLINOISTECH.ORG WITH ANY QUESTIONS.
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Join ITA and ServerCentral Turing Group, alongside other expert speakers for an exciting half day program on the most relevant topics in technology today to become a future ready technology leader. During this program, made up of short, interactive conversations, you’ll walk away with a sense of what’s most pressing, gain new connections, and takeaways that you can adapt and implement immediately.
Spend the morning away from the office and join expert speakers to get in-person insights from those who have lived through it! You’ll also get the opportunity to interact with your peers before, after and during breaks in the programming, enriching the discussion even further.
8:30 – 9:00am – Check in & breakfast
9:00 – 9:50am – Hybrid, Single, Multi, Private and Public Cloud: How to Determine Which Cloud Strategy is Right for Your Organization, presented by Eric Dynoski, CTO at ServerCentral Turing Group
There’s no single definition of what “the cloud” looks like. Its many possible variations can improve an assortment of business challenges, but also add complexity. Developing a cloud strategy specific to your company is the easiest step to skip, but it’s the most important one not to. Eric Dynowski will discuss how to build a cloud strategy that’s right for your business.
9:50 – 10:25am – Interview with Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp
- During this informal interview, learn about Basecamp's success with a remote workforce, challenges and successes. The audience will also have the opportunity to ask Jason questions.
10:25 – 11:05am – DevOps: What it Means Now
- Building a DevOps culture involves a shift in major roles and responsibilities that redefines team structures based on DevOps principles. Learn more about today’s current DevOps trends and what the future of the practice area looks like.
11:05 – 11:15am – Networking Break
11:15 – 12:00 pm – Productionizing Machine Learning
- As a data scientist, taking a model to production is the single largest barrier to making an impact. As an engineer, it’s becoming increasingly important to integrate machine learning into production applications. In this session dive into best practices and tools that help data scientists and engineers productionize machine learning models.
12:00 – 1:00pm – Lunch and networking
Refunds for paid tickets are only available up to five business days prior to the event. Tickets are non-transferable.