January 17, 2017: GCTC 202-A Conversation with a CTO

  • Where: Exchange 202
  • When: 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. followed by a reception
  • Speaker: Mr. Eddy Stephens, VP of IT and CIO for Infirmary Health
  • Contact: Steve Russell at 251.431.8654 or srussell@mobilechamber.com to reserve your place

No Charge, but seating is limited; RSVP required and is exclusive to GCTC chamber members

Sponsor: Exchange 202

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February 8, 2017: GCTC Meeting and Luncheon

  • Where: Mobile Area Chamber, 451 Government St.
  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $20 for Chamber members, $25 for non-members, $5 for students
  • Speakers: Jim Hlavin, FBI-Cyber Division and Abe Harper, Jr. President, Harper Technologies, LLC.
  • Topic: Cybersecurity
  • Cost: $20 for Chamber members, $25 for non-members, $5 for students
  • Contact: Steve Russell at 251-431-8654 or srussell@mobilechamber.com

Sponsor: Sirius Technical Services


April 12, 2017 : GCTC Meeting and Luncheon

  • Where: 5 Rivers, Battleship Parkway in Spanish Fort
  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Speakers: Renee Borg, Technical Specialist, Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) and John Hill, CTO (Retired) for RSA
  • Topic: The Conception and Building of the RSA Data Center
  • Cost: $20 for Chamber members, $25 for non-members, $5 for students
  • Contact: Steve Russell at 251-431-8654 or srussell@mobilechamber.com

Sponsor: Container Yard, a creative, collaborate co-work space


June 14, 2017: GCTC Tech Leadership Panel Discussion and Luncheon

Tech Leadership Panel featuring local technology executives

  • Where: University South Alabama Technology & Research Park, Building #1
  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $20 for Chamber members, $25 for non-members, $5 for students
  • Moderator: Brent Hutfless, IT Director Austal USA
  • Panelists:
    • Mr. Eric Nilsson, CTO, The SSI Group
    • Mr. Monty Hamilton, CEO, Rural Sourcing Inc.
    • Mr. John Calagaz, CTO, CentraLite Systems
    • Mr. John Enriques, CIO, Wind Creek Hospitality
  • Topics: Business intelligence, cybersecurity, workforce outlook, data management, others
  • Contact: Steve Russell at 251-431-8654 or srussell@mobilechamber.com

Sponsor:

  • TEKsystems, a global, leading provider of IT staffing solutions
  • The University of South Alabama Technology & Research Park, a premier location for your business

August 9, 2017: GCTC Meeting and Luncheon

  • Where: Mobile Area Chamber, 451 Government St.
  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $20 for Chamber members, $25 for non-members, $5 for students
  • Speaker: Mr. Ben Venable, the state of Alabama’s Director for the Office of Information Technology (OIT)
  • Topic: What does OIT do and how can it foster information sharing with the IT community
  • Contact: Kayley Edwards at 251-431-8629 or kedwards@mobilechamber.com

Sponsor; C-Spire, wireless, business solutions, cloud services and fiber to the home and business


August 29th: GCTC 11th Annual TechMixer

This annual networking event is an excellent opportunity to meet other professionals in the tech business community and learn more about what’s going on with technology in the area.

  • Where: Dauphin’s, 107 St. Francis St., Suite 3400, downtown Mobile
  • When: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Contact: Kayley Edwards at 251-431-8629 or kedwards@mobilechamber.com

No Charge, but space is limited, RSVP requested and is exclusive to GCTC chamber members

Sponsors: C-Spire, wireless, business solutions, cloud services and fiber to the home and business

Sirius Technical Services, the only choice you need when it comes to staffing

Rural Sourcing Inc., the leading provider of US-based IT outsourcing services


September 20-21, 2017:  SAWDC Worlds of Opportunity Career Expo

The GCTC will sponsor a Technology and Computer World and volunteers are needed! What does it take to have a successful future in a technology career?  That’s the question that will be asked of close to 10,000 area 8th graders. Public and private school students from the region’s nine counties will visit over the course of a two day period for a hands-on, interactive career exploration experience led by business professionals from 13 key Southwest Alabama industries including the computing and information technology industry. If you would like to get involved by volunteering your time, please contact Doug Greene doug.greene@ssigroup.com  or Mahir Butt mbutt@mawss.com .

  • Where: Mobile Civic Center, downtown Mobile

October 11, 2017: GCTC Meeting and Luncheon

  • Where: 5 Rivers, Battleship Parkway in Spanish Fort
  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $20 for Chamber members, $25 for non-members, $5 for students
  • Speaker: Dane Truhett, C-Spire’s IT and Security Manager
  • Topic: Security Program, Compliance and Incident Management
  • Contact: Kayley Edwards at 251-431-8629 or kedwards@mobilechamber.com

Sponsor:


December 13, 2017: GCTC 11th Annual Scholarship Banquet and Holiday Luncheon

The Annual Scholarship Banquet honors the local student recipients of the GCTC Scholarship.

  • Where: Mobile Area Chamber, 451 Government St
  • When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $20 for Chamber members, $25 for non-members, $5 for students (excluding the scholarship recipients and their guest)
  • Contact: Kayley Edwards at 251-431-8629 or kedwards@mobilechamber.com

Sponsor: Venture Technologies

 

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