Join us for another exciting event highlighting the amazing innovations coming from our community and state. The 2017 State of Technology will expose attendees to talks from the brightest individuals and some of the advancements that you haven’t even heard about yet. We’re thrilled to once again partner with U.S. Senator John Hoeven to bring you this event you won’t want to miss.
Welcome messages will come from Chamber president/CEO Craig Whitney, Dakota Carrier Network CEO Seth Arndorfer, and Senator Hoeven.
This year’s emcee is Sandi Piatz, site leader, director Fargo campus, Microsoft.
Betty Gronneberg, Founder and Executive Director - uCodeGirl
Smart is the New Green: Raising Computational Thinkers
The wave of technological advancements in the fourth industrial revolution is evolving at an exponential pace, disrupting almost every industry and transforming systems of production, management and governance. With the progression of machine learning, the Internet of things, robotics and quantum computing, the future is already here. How can we prepare the new generation (especially girls) to cope with the smarts of the machines?
Brian Kalk, Director of Energy Systems Development, Energy and Environmental Research Center
Hear an update on several of the key areas of research and development occurring at the EERC, including advancements in pipeline safety, carbon dioxide utilization, and how to maximize the “value added” component of the major energy sources in North Dakota.
Justin Walsh, Co-founder and CTO, CoSchedule
Hear first hand from the fastest-growing startup in North Dakota.
James Froberg and Fataneh Karandish
NDSU - Innovation Challenge Winners on Single Cell Cancer Diagnosis
ND Governor Doug Burgum
Also featuring the Information Technology Council of ND Award Ceremony.
Chamber Members: $35 | Non-Members: $50