Walt Mossberg, technology columnist for The Wall Street Journal, kicks off the annual InfoTech program today.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development’s day-long conference starts with Mossberg’s keynote speech at 9 AM at the Sheraton Imperial in RTP.
Kristina Johnson, dean of the Pratt School of Engineering, will speak at noon.
In addition to a series of panel discussions, more than 20 companies were selected to showcase their new products and services.
For more details, see: www.cednc.org/conferences/infotech/2005/agenda/
A summary of events:
8:00am — 9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am — 10:00am Keynote Speaker, Walt Mossberg (Wall Street Journal technology columnist)
10:00am — 11:00am Concurrent Sessions (topics include disaster recovery, international sales and semiconductor performance)
11:15am — 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions (topics include intellectual property, broadband technology and the convergence of advanced technologies)
12:15pm — 2:00pm Lunch and Featured Speaker: Kristina Johnson, Dean, Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering
(NOTE: People’s Choice Awards announced at 1:30 p.m. — recognizing conference attendees’ favorite technology demos)
2:00pm — 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions (topics include cellular technology and financing options)
3:00pm — 4:00pm Concurrent Sessions (topics include serious gaming and outsourcing)
4:00pm — 6:00pm Closing Reception