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TECNA Conference 2011 Atlanta, Georgia August 3-5, 2011 Sponsored By:

www.technologycouncils.org


CONFERENCE PRICING AND ACCOMODATIONS CONFERENCE PRICING TECNA 2011 Members* - CEO - $0 - Staff - $300 per person *Small Scholarships to cover travel and hotel costs are available for Member Technology Councils with special economic challenges. Send requests to Matt Nemerson mnemerson@ct.org Non-Member Prospects* - CEO or Staff $600 per person *Learn more about TECNA at the conference and then decide. Note: Conference pricing does not include flights, accommodation, incidental expenses and select meals (see itinerary for details).

Accommodations Hotel Renaissance Midtown 866 West Peachtree St. NW Atlanta, GA 30308 Group Rate: $139.00 per night Online reservations: http://bit.ly/jIXsKH DEADLINES July 8 – deadline for accommodation special pricing

Conference Coordinator: Katie Sewell, Katie@tagonline.org


Arrival Day – August 3, 2011

Time

Audience

All Day

All

Description & Location

Arrivals and Hotel check-in 11:00–2:00pm

TECNA Executive Committee Meeting* TECNA Executive Committee

6-8:00pm

All

*Open to Executive Committee Members only Location: Woodruff Boardroom

Welcome Reception Sponsored by : (tbc) Location: Hotel Renaissance Ballroom A

8:00pm

All

Free Time. Dinner/Evening Activities Attendee’s individual preference and at own cost *50+ restaurants and walking distance from the hotel.


Day Two – August 4, 2011

Time

Audience

7:30–8:00am

Description & Location

Speaker

Registration & Breakfast All Location: tbd

8:00 – 8:45

All

Welcome & Introductions One representative from each technology council introduce their team Location: tbd

8:45 – 9:30

All

Keynote speaker: Industry Trends, Chad Doiron, North Highland

Location: tbd 9:30 – 9:45

All

9:45-10:45

CEO Stream

Matthew Nemerson, TECNA Chair Tino Mantella - Conference Host

Facilitator: Tino Mantella – Conference Host

Break

Part A: 2 CEOs discuss major challenges/opportunities Mark Lewis and Susan Sigl

Location: tbd

Facilitator: Mark Lewis


Day Two Continued

Time

Audience

9:45-10:45

Staff Stream

Description & Location 2 staff discuss major challenges/opportunities (break off into groups) Mike Scricca and Keanin Loomis Location: tbd

10:45–11:45

CEO Stream

Location: tbd Staff Stream

All

Facilitator: Mark Lewis

What’s on your mind? Staff Q&A Moderator: Avvey Peters Location: tbd

11:45 - 1

Facilitator: Katie Sewell

Part B: 2 New CEOs discuss challenge/opportunities Sharon Webb and Doug Robertson

10:45–11:45

Speaker

Facilitator: Avvey Peters

Lunch – Sponsors to Present on Building a Service Oriented Business Culture Dave Jaworsky, RIM and John Reed, Robert Half Technology

Facilitator: Tino Mantella – Conference Host

Location: tbd 1:15 – 2:45

CEO Stream

Cracker Barrel – take one idea to bring back home Moderator: Brad Nellis Location: tbd

1:15 – 2:45

Staff Stream

Cracker Barrel – take one idea to bring back home Moderator: Paige Rasid Location: tbd

2:45 – 4:15

CEO Stream

Facilitator: Brad Nellis

Marty Gupta – Strategic Alignment and Business Growth Location: tbd

Facilitator: Avvey Peters

Facilitator: Tino Mantella – Conference Host


Day Two Continued Time

Audience

2:45 – 4:15

Staff Stream

Description & Location How do you know you’re meeting your members’ needs? Kathy Mahoney and Walter Noble Location: tbd

4:15 – 5:15

All

Speaker

Facilitator: Avvey Peters

Presentation on social media trends Dave McMullen, RedPepper Location: tbd

5:15 - 5:30

All

BREAK

5:45 – 6:45

All

Tour Turner Broadcasting

Facilitator: Katie Sewell

Sponsored by: Turner Broadcasting, Inc. 7 –10:00

All

Dinner at Metro Atlanta Chamber Rooftop – 1 One representative from each group introduces team and share a good story from the previous year

10-til

All

Hotel Renaissance Rooftop

Sponsor: Metro Atlanta Chamber


Day Three – August 5, 2011 Time

Audience

7:30 - 8:00am

All

Description & Location

Speaker

Breakfast Location: tbd

8:05 - 9:15

All

Building a technology based economy Renee Winsky, Melanie Brandt, Matthew Nemerson and Mark Skinner Location: tbd

9:20 - 10:30

All

Membership/Sponsorship Panel Era Williams: Director, Corporate Relations &Retention Barbara Ells: Manager, Programs and Member Services Amy Norman: President & CEO, Tampa Bay Tech Forum Brooks Raiford: President & CEO, NCTA Location: tbd

10:30 - 10:45

Facilitator: Maxine Ballen

All

BREAK

Facilitator: Tino Mantella


Day Three Continued

Time

Audience

10:45 – 11:45

All

Description & Location

Speaker

International Panel – General Trends Ari Huczkowski, Jaime Parada Location: tbd Facilitator: Doug Robertson

11:45-12:00

12:00 – 12:30

All

All

Survey Strategic Initiatives; US and Canada group split Location: tbd

12:30 - 1:30

All

Facilitator: Matthew Nemerson for US group, Iain Klugman for Canadian group

Lunch Business Meeting – discuss TECNA business for first 20 minutes Location: tbd

1:30

Facilitator: Matthew Nemerson

Conference Ends

Staying in town and looking for something to do? Local restaurant information will be made available for your reference. For additional information, contact Katie Sewell at Katie@tagonline.org.

Facilitator: Tino Mantella


2011 TECNA agenda