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Summer Conference 2022

Summer Conference 2022

7/20/2022 - 7/22/2022

Description

The annual TECNA Summer Conference is a three-day event focused on sharing best practices and strategies to help technology council staff grow their tech council and increase their value to members, sponsors and stakeholders in their communities.

This gathering of North American tech associations and councils helps renew TECNA community connections while offering a glimpse at the tech ecosystem of our member host. Content will focus on building partnerships, examining trends and practices, and growing your organizations.


Details

The 2022 TECNA Summer Conference will be held July 20-22, 2022, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and hosted by TECNA member Pittsburgh Technology Council. Detailed agenda coming soon!

Registration Discounts:
Bringing 3 or more staff members? Use Promo Code: 'tecna2022' to receive a registration discount


Agenda*

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2022

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Opening Reception

Dinner on your own

 

THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2022

8:30 a.m. Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Welcome & Morning Panel: STEM - The Future of Technology Talent
Hear from three dynamic leaders who are driving inclusive talent development initiatives across North America. Panel includes: Stephanie Weber, Director of Regional Initiatives for the National Center for Women & Information Technology; Jennifer Carlson, Co-Founder & Executive Director for Apprenti; Jake Lounsbury, Director of Global Partnerships, Chief Science Officers International.

10:15 a.m. Morning Breakouts

COI: CEO & Board Members Part I
This track is for CEOs looking to find success in building and working with their board and also for TECNA members’ boards to attend. This two-part session will be led by Jim Daniell of Revol LLC and board member of MassTLC. Among Daniell’s areas of expertise is helping nonprofits accelerate their own efforts to transform the organizations for greater scale and impact. Invite your boards to join you at the Summer Conference!

COI: Workforce / DEI
Christy Uffleman, Founder and CEO, Edge Leadership Solutions, executes the highly successful Edge Women’s Leadership Series. This 9-month cohort promotes critical thinking and coaching skills, building a strategic network, personal branding, and inclusion. Christy is the author of The PEER Revolution, Group Coaching That Ignites the Power of People.

11:30 a.m. Fireside Chat featuring U.S. Ambassador to Canada David L. Cohen with Communitech CEO

All attendees will gather for this Fireside Chat followed by Q&A

12:30 p.m. Lunch

During this time, we encourage all attendees to take your box lunch and eat with someone from another Council!

1:30 p.m. Featured Speaker - Consul General of Canada in New York, Khawar Nasim

2:30 p.m. Afternoon Breakouts

COI: Marketing and Communications
How did you find out and register for the Summer Conference? You may have been directed to register through digital routing. Learn how to effectively grow your membership, sponsorship and event attendance in this discussion led by TECNA’s partner, Feathr, the digital marketing company that specializes in association marketing.

COI: Membership
This session will provide an overview of an outreach and retention plan developed and executed by the Pittsburgh Technology Council with their 1,100 member companies. This effective program boasts of an 84% + membership retention rate.

COI: CEO & Board Members Part II
This track is for CEOs looking to find success in building and working with their board and also for TECNA members’ boards to attend. This two-part session will be led by Jim Daniell of Revol LLC and board member of MassTLC. Among Daniell’s areas of expertise is helping nonprofits accelerate their own efforts to transform the organizations for greater scale and impact. Invite your boards to join you at the Summer Conference!

 Break

5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Reception, Dinner and TECNA Innovation Awards

Pittsburgh has become a hub of self-driving vehicle research and development. TECNA members will be socializing and fittingly celebrating our innovation and success at the dynamic self-driving vehicle company, Aurora, located in the heart of the Strip District in Pittsburgh.


FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2022

8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast at Wyndham

9:30 a.m. Morning Session

Details forthcoming!

10:45 a.m. Breakouts

COI: U.S. Policy and Canadian Policy

COI: Events and Sponsorship

COI: COO
Four years ago, the Colorado Technology Association (CTA) implemented the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) as explained in the book Traction. CTA’s CEO Frannie Matthews and COO Monica Coughlin will take you through their journey.

COI: Workforce

11:45 a.m. Closing Remarks


*Schedule subject to change.

**COI = Community of Interest


Hotels

You're welcome to book your own accommodations anywhere in Pittsburgh. We've secured a block of rooms at a hotel near Nova Place, where the Pittsburgh Technology Council's office is located and the majority of the conference will occur. Use the links below to access the PTC's room block rates.

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown


Sponsor Partners

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Pricing

Member Pricing for TECNA Member Councils/Associations in Good Standing 

TECNA Member Cost: $400 USD/person

If Registering 3 or More Staff Members*, TECNA Member Cost: $385 USD/person
*To receive discount, use Promo Code: 'tecna2022'

Non-Member Registration
Cost: $500 USD/person


Cancellation Policy
You may request to cancel your registration for a full refund, up to two weeks (July 6, 2022) before the date and time the event begins. Cancellations between July 6 - July 13 may receive a 50% refund. Cancellation requests made within one week of the event's start may not receive a refund. When you register for this event, you agree to these terms.

Pittsburgh Technology Council
100 S. Commons Suite 172
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
Event Contact
Alina Hardy
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7/20/2022 - 7/22/2022
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