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2024 Tech Summit: Wielding the power of transformative technology

Presented By:
Mike Riffel Sean McBride Joe Oleksak
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. MT
The Cable Center, 2000 Buchtel Blvd. S, Denver, CO 80210
Anticipated CPE:
Join us at Plante Moran’s 2024 Tech Summit and hear from industry experts on the latest developments in XR and AI, technology governance, change management strategies, and cybersecurity. Dig deeper into emerging technologies and how to harness their full potential.
Aerial view of interconnected network of people against a white background.Technology is evolving faster than many organizations can track, and merely keeping up is a strategy leaders can’t afford to follow. It’s essential for organizations to adapt and excel to meet the demands of a dynamic and shifting world of technology that’s altering industries on a massive scale. From embracing artificial intelligence (AI) and extended reality (XR) to improving operations and understanding the complexities of technology governance, leaders must prepare for a world of technological and digital transformation that shows no signs of slowing down.

Join us on May 8 at Plante Moran’s 2024 Tech Summit — the ultimate event for technology leaders who want to accelerate ahead of trends and drive growth in the commercial and public sectors. This year, we’re back in Denver, bringing together Plante Moran experts and C-suite attendees for a day of valuable discussions on the latest and most pressing topics in tech.

Our one-day event includes an informative keynote, panel discussions, Social Interactive Peer sessions (SIPs), fireside chats with field experts, and ample opportunities to network with peers and industry leaders.

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Event details & agenda

  • Date & Time: Wednesday, May 8 | 12:30 – 6:30 p.m. MT
  • Location: The Cable Center, 2000 Buchtel Blvd. S, Denver, CO 80210


  • 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. | Check-in 
  • 1:00 – 1:05 p.m. | Welcome remarks
  • 1:05 – 1:45 p.m. | Keynote address
    • Diversity, inclusion and digital transformation: Considerations for creating competitive advantage and mitigating risks
      • Dr. Amanda Kelly, co-founder, Colorado Neurodiversity Chamber of Commerce
  • 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. | Technology governance and why it’s imperative
    • Panelists:
      • Evan Honour, principal, strategy & transformation
      • Kyle Miller, principal, cybersecurity
      • Natalie Schwarz, principal, technology consulting
    • Moderator:
      • Brian Pesis, senior manager, technology consulting
    • Anticipated CPE:
      •  1, Information Technology
  • 2:45- 3:00 p.m. | Break
  • 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. | Breakout sessions
    • Middle (change) management
      • Dale Limburg, director of application services, Cherry Creek School District
      • Danielle DeLonge, organizational change management lead, technology consulting
      • Melissa Miller, senior manager, technology consulting
    • Cybersecurity: More than just an IT issue
      • Emily Bloedel, corporate counsel, Merrick & Company
      • Donald McDaniel, information security manager, Merrick & Company
      • Scott Petree, partner, cybersecurity
      • Kyle Miller, principal, cybersecurity
  • 3:35 – 4:35 p.m. | The modern workforce: The transformative power of artificial intelligence (AI) and extended reality (XR)
    • Presenters:
      • Kyle Macyda, principal, technology consulting
      • Cole Weinman, manager, technology consulting
    • Anticipated CPE:
      • 1, Specialized Knowledge
  • 4:35 – 4:50 p.m. | Break
  • 4:50 – 5:35 p.m. | SIPs (Social Interactive Peer sessions)1
    • SIP sessions 1 & 2
      • AI: Understanding the technology and the future
      • Phishing attacks: Are you protected?
      • ERP solutions: Implementations and optimizations
      • Cyber risks in boards: Controls and systems, insurability
      • Cybersecurity: More than just an IT issue deep dive
      • Enhancing internal performance: Uplift your staff
  • 5:35 – 6:30 p.m. | General networking
 Register today for an incredible opportunity to learn from experts, connect with peers, and gain best practices to help you stay ahead of the curve.

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This event is exclusive for industry professionals; thus, Plante Moran may exclude any prospective participant from registering for/or participating in the event at the organizer’s sole discretion.

1Social Interactive Peer sessions, or SIPs, are a reimagined networking session of small, facilitated discussion groups lead by industry experts who guide conversations on hot topics you’ve been eager to discuss. Your voice and perspective shape these conversations, and your takeaways will come from other business leaders’ experiences.

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