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    • 09/22/2021
    • 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    • PipeStone Golf Club, 4344 Benner Rd, Miamisburg, OH 45342
    • 94
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    Every year Technology First awards scholarships to area IT college students.

    Join us in this fun, fundraising event!

    The Technology First Scholarship is awarded annually to one or more deserving regional college students. Students selected for this scholarship are matriculating in Information Technology related curriculums, have achieved distinguished academic success, and have demonstrated high character and values.

    Wednesday, September 22nd

    11:00am-registration

    12:00pm-tee time

    Approximately 5:30pm-dinner, drinks, networking, and prizes!

    Prizes for men and women's closest to the pin

    50/50 raffle to support the scholarship fund

    Not a golfer? Join us for dinner!

    Interested in sponsoring? See registration or email marketing@technologyfirst.org for more information!

    Thank you Event Sponsors!!

     

        

    • 09/29/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • virtual
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    Technology First is partnering with Expedient Technology Solutions to bring you Cybersecurity - A Risk Based Approach

    Speaker: Marcus Thompson, Expedient Technology Solutions

    This session will review real-life local examples of cybersecurity incidents and their effects on the business.  Also covered will be how to approach cybersecurity at the business level to make risk-based decisions around cybersecurity.  You’ll learn about key planning steps and documentation needed to determine risk, prioritize response, and justify expense.

    Marcus Thompson has been in the IT consulting and service delivery industry for over 20 years.  During that time, he has held technical positions at technology and professional services organizations.  In 2004 he founded Expedient Technology Solutions with the goal in mind of delivering high level technology and technology services to small to medium businesses.  Over the years his role has changed from technical in nature to a strategic advisor and cybersecurity consultant.  Marcus has achieved certifications in many areas of technology.  Most recently he achieved the (ISC)2 CISSP and HCISPP certifications, the ISACA CRISC certification, and the Cybersecurity Analyst+ and Security Analytics Professional certifications from CompTIA.


    • 10/01/2021
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Virtual
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    Storytelling with Data

    with Dr. Shu Schiller, Professor and Associate Dean, Wright State University


    Dr. Shu Schiller is Associate Dean and Professor of Information Systems in the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration, Management Information Systems from the Fox School of Business at Temple University.

    Google Scholar | Research Gate | Website | LinkedIn

    • 10/08/2021
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Virtual
    • 53
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    Women 4 Technology - Cincinnati

    Meaningful Mentoring

    Enjoy small group discussions with prominent IT Leaders eager to share their insights and experiences with you!

    *This event has been moved to be virtual on October 8th*

    Mentors:

    Lori Anello, Fifth Third
    Nisha Bhatt, 84.51

    Barbara Hogan, Timbelo & Afidence
    Lori LaBeau, ADM 
    Tomie Gartland, Cincinnati State
    Amy Walter, Synchrony

    Jenny Parrish, Western & Southern

    Tiauna Ross, Stryker


    Discussion Topics include:

    Knowing Your Audience

    Growth Mindset & Owning your own career path

    Collagotiation, Achieving your goals through collaborative negotiation

    Get to the point- Delivering effective communications

    Empowering a High Performing Team

    The “C” Word – Which one are you?

    Grow Through Changes and Transitions

    How to Keep up with Changing Technology Trends


    Thank you Women 4 Technology Sponsors:

         


    • 10/14/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    CIO Council Topic – Group Discussion

    Robotic Process Automation

    Facilitated by J.D. Whitlock, CIO, Dayton Children's Hospital

    Contributors TBA

    The Group Discussion style CIO Council meetings are designed to be informal discussions amongst Senior IT Leaders in our region. 3-5 IT Leaders will share their experience on the topic and group discussions will be held throughout the meeting time.

    This is a closed session, for Senior IT Leaders only.

    Interested in sponsoring? Contact marketing@technologyfirst.org for more information.

    • 10/14/2021
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Dublin Pub, 300 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH
    Register

    Bring a friend and meet someone new

    Connect, Strengthen, and Champion the IT community

    Relax and have a drink on us!

       

    A collaboration between:

     

    • 10/15/2021
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Sinclair Conference Center
    Register

    Technology First is partnering with I70/75 Association to bring you Cybersecurity - Little Known Facts, What You Don't Know and Should

    Moderator: Mardi Humphreys, Integration Edge 





    Panelists: Leah Seymour, Modern Office Methods

    Jon Scruggs, Hobart Service

    Chris Anderson, RDI 

    More details to follow.



    • 10/22/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    Infrastructure/Cloud

    Multi-Cloud: How Hard Could It Be?

    AJ Kuftic, Expedient

    • 11/03/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • virtual
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    Technology First is partnering with Infinite Protection LTD to bring you Cybersecurity - Cryptocurrency Investigations

    Speaker: Aaron Baker, Digital and Physical Security Architect, Infinite Protection LTD

    In this session, we will be reviewing a recent $117,000.00 cryptocurrency fraud and theft case handled by Infinite Protection Ltd. Using my digital forensics and law enforcement cybercrime investigative experience, to guide you through how to accurately investigate the customer activity and trace the financial transactions. We will begin by reviewing the investigation, including the scam, transaction results, forensic evidence, law enforcement response and more. To conclude, we will discover if the stolen $117,000.00 of cryptocurrency is indeed recoverable.



    • 11/17/2021
    • 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Sinclair Conference Center
    Register

    Join over 400 IT Professionals at the 15th annual Taste of IT Conference!

    The 2021 agenda will feature leadership, analytics, cloud, collaboration tools, security, software development, research and more!

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    Member attendees = $175

    Nonmember attendees = $195

    Sponsorships start at $1200 and can be viewed here

    Full agenda can be viewed here

    Please reach out to marketing@technologyfirst.org with any questions

    Thank you Event Sponsors!

     

         

         

              



    • 12/02/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    CIO Council Topic – Virtual Group Discussion

    Process Improvement and Business Requirements

    Facilitated by Jim Bradley, VP IT, Tecomet

    Contributors TBA

    The Group Discussion style CIO Council meetings are designed to be informal discussions amongst Senior IT Leaders in our region. 3-5 IT Leaders will share their experience on the topic and group discussions will be held throughout the meeting time.

    This is a closed session, for Senior IT Leaders only.

    Interested in sponsoring? Contact marketing@technologyfirst.org for more information.

    • 12/03/2021
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Virtual
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    Data Analytics


    More Details to follow

    • 12/08/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    Women 4 Technology


    More Details to follow

    • 12/09/2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    Cloud Security

    Dayton Children's IT


    Topic description and more details to come!

    • 01/14/2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    Infrastructure/Cloud


    More Details to follow

    • 01/20/2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    CIO Council Topic – TBD

    This is a closed session, for Senior IT Leaders only.

    Interested in sponsoring? Contact marketing@technologyfirst.org for more information.

    • 01/20/2022
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Bock Family Brewing, fka Sojourners, 8150 Washington Village Dr, Centerville, 45458
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    Tech Thursday

    Bring a friend and meet someone new

    Connect, Strengthen, and Champion the IT community

    Relax and have a drink on us!

    A collaboration between:

     

    • 01/21/2022
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Virtual
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    Data Analytics


    More Details to follow

    • 01/26/2022
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Virtual
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    Women 4 Technology


    More Details to follow

    • 02/17/2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
    Register

    CIO Council Topic – TBD

    This is a closed session, for Senior IT Leaders only.

    Interested in sponsoring? Contact marketing@technologyfirst.org for more information.

    • 02/17/2022
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Dublin Pub, 300 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH
    Register

    Bring a friend and meet someone new

    Connect, Strengthen, and Champion the IT community

    Relax and have a drink on us!

       

    A collaboration between:

     

    • 02/23/2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    Women 4 Technology


    More Details to follow

    • 02/25/2022
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Virtual
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    Data Analytics


    More Details to follow

    • 03/17/2022
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Bock Family Brewing, fka Sojourners, 8150 Washington Village Dr, Centerville, 45458
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    Tech Thursday

    Bring a friend and meet someone new

    Connect, Strengthen, and Champion the IT community

    Relax and have a drink on us!

    A collaboration between:

     

    • 03/24/2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    CIO Council Topic – TBD

    This is a closed session, for Senior IT Leaders only.

    Interested in sponsoring? Contact marketing@technologyfirst.org for more information.

    • 04/08/2022
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Virtual
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    Data Analytics


    More Details to follow

    • 04/14/2022
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Dublin Pub, 300 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH
    Register

    Bring a friend and meet someone new

    Connect, Strengthen, and Champion the IT community

    Relax and have a drink on us!

       

    A collaboration between:

     

    • 04/15/2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    Infrastructure/Cloud


    More Details to follow

    • 04/21/2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    CIO Council Topic – TBD

    This is a closed session, for Senior IT Leaders only.

    Interested in sponsoring? Contact marketing@technologyfirst.org for more information.

    • 05/11/2022
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Virtual
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    Women 4 Technology


    More Details to follow

    • 05/12/2022
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Bock Family Brewing, fka Sojourners, 8150 Washington Village Dr, Centerville, 45458
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    Tech Thursday

    Bring a friend and meet someone new

    Connect, Strengthen, and Champion the IT community

    Relax and have a drink on us!

    A collaboration between:

     

    • 05/19/2022
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Virtual
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    CIO Council Topic – TBD

    This is a closed session, for Senior IT Leaders only.

    Interested in sponsoring? Contact marketing@technologyfirst.org for more information.

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