Tech It Out 2020

Tech It Out: Applications of emerging technology

Join us for the 2020 Tech It Out event sponsored by Comcast, focused on Applications of Emerging Technology and Minorities in Tech. We’re excited to announce that the event will offer attendees the opportunity to attend three different sessions! Each virtual session will have a slightly different focus, and attendees can attend as many as they would like. Click on the names of our speakers to see their bios.

When: October 29th

Time: 3-6PM EST

Where: Virtual

Cost: FREE

Session 1: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM EST The Future of Monetizing Content

We’ll talk with industry leaders on how the advertising industry has evolved from traditional advertising, and how our industry had to change content monetization strategy to accommodate new distribution platforms.

Moderator
Sheri McGaughy
Owner
McGaughy Law, LLC
Heather Coghill
Sr. Director of Audience Insights, Effectv

Session 2: 4:10 PM-4:50 PM EST Technology’s Role in Adaptability

The pandemic has forced all of us to adapt. We’ll speak with leaders from across the Cable and Telecom industry about how they used technology to change the way their companies function (from virtual work to production operations) and which changes may be here to stay.

Carol Ansley
Principal
Ansley IP Law
Dorren Schmitt
Sr. Director IT
The Weather Channel

Session 3: 5:00 PM-6:00 PM EST Minorities in Tech

Panelists will be discussing obstacles that underrepresented minorities in technology face, why diversity and representation matters in the tech industry, and solutions for increasing and retaining diversity in Tech.

Shaw King
Leads Strategic & Base Management teams for the Direct Sales Channel
Lawrence Bell
jTechnical Operations Supervisor
Comcast Atlanta
Tia Lopez
Technical Operations Supervisor
Comcast Atlanta
Kyle Brown
supports the Atlanta metro region market of Xfinity retail stores