Why Tech Summit?

Why the Tech Summit?
Formally known as Cyber Risk, the TAG Tech Summit 2018 is the premier technology conference in Northwest Washington. We draw participants from the entire Pacific Northwest region. The Tech Summit 2018 is a comprehensive tech event featuring blockchain, cyber security, AI, tech and government and highlights of local tech businesses and war stories.

The majority of time is spent in large groups in interesting, and engaging general talks about cyber security in the cloud and on devices, user centered design, highlights of local tech businesses, and war stories. You will also have the opportunity to connect with your area of specialization peers during innovative break out sessions. The TAG Tech Summit will have leaders in these field reporting, presenting and connecting with YOU all day. This conference will make you more effective in your job and enhance your skills that relate directly to your roles at work.

About the day:  Hear from a variety of nationally recognized tech leaders and local innovators, each sharing their expertise and perspective regarding cybersecurity, cloud computing, Dev Ops and Internet of Things (IoT).

The day blends large group talks with panels of experts and breakout sessions to dive deep. Each session is designed to give you takeaways to help your organization improve its cyber awareness, industry knowledge, readiness, and effectiveness.  More info about the panels and talks below.

Immerse Yourself in The Technology Community. You will have an opportunity to work with and learn from the people who are at the forefront of these industries while also networking and making great connections with your peers.  Attendees range from early-stage entrepreneurs to senior execs representing enterprise companies. Over 200 people are expected to attend the Tech Summit!

It’s a Conference for the Team
You will return with valuable and actionable insight on how to improve your work and your business. There are tracks specifically designed to be relevant to your organization from C-level and Leadership Professionals to Tech Professionals. Break out into sessions targeted at your specific key concerns. Focus on risk management, abatement and response. Training and professional development designed specifically with you in mind.

Between the excellent connections and networking, the job and skill enhancements and the varied learning opportunities, the TAG Tech Summit is time well invested.

We hope to see you and your team there!

For more info contact Ianthe Andress, TAG Executive Director at director@tagnw.org.

Day of Summit Details

Conference check-in and badge pick-up opens at 8:00 am with a continental breakfast. Program begins  at 8:00am on Thursday, November 8 at the Holiday Inn and Suites Bellingham. We do hope that you will be able to join us for the entire conference.

Parking: Parking is free and open at the Holiday Inn and Suites Bellingham.

Reception: There is a post-conference reception on November 8 from 5:00-8:00pm at the Holiday Inn and Suites Bellingham.

Directions: Directions to the Holiday Inn and Suites Bellingham can be found at the link.

Food: Lunch, beverages and snacks are included in your registration price. There will be a gourmet hot lunch and salads. Gluten free and vegetarian options are planned. Coffee and water  will be available all day.

Attire for Event: Business Casual

TAG Staff

Ianthe Andress

TAG Executive Director

Athena Roth

TAG Communications Coordinator