DURHAM–The CED says there are ten top reasons to attend the 2018 Tech Conference September 12-13 in Raleigh.

This year’s program will feature a fireside chat between artificial intelligence experts Robbie Allen of Infinity ML and Mike Capps of Diveplane discussing, “Human vs. Machine: What can machines do better?”

Oliver Schabenberger of SAS will consider  “How to wrap your mind around A.I.”

Jason Caplain of Bull City Venture Partners will moderate a panel on “National Investment Trends in Tech.”

IBM’s Jerry Cuomo will look at “Blockchain from a global perspective.”

Sixty entrepreneurial companies are featured on stage and in the networking hall.

While too many investors are coming to list them all, they include:

Ballast Point, Cofounders Capital, Osage, Radian Capital, SJF Ventures, Fulcrum, Greycrost, Eastside Partners, Stonehenge Growth Equity Partners, Venturesouth, Rivercities Capital Funds, and IDEA Fund Partners.