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Chris McCarthy at email@example.com
Serena Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, April 17, 12:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Armstrong Atlantic State University, Armstrong Center
The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at Armstrong Atlantic State University, the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), and the Web Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (WebBSIT) program present TechFest 2015. This year’s TechFest will be held at Armstrong on Friday, April 17, from 12:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Armstrong Center. The event is free of charge, but advanced registration is requested.
12:00 p.m. Lunch and Welcome
Lunch will be served from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m., and complimentary TechFest t-shirts will be given to those in attendance (while supplies last).
12:30 p.m. Key Findings of the 2015 State of the Industry: Technology in
Tino Mantella, President and CEO of TAG
The formal event will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a presentation of Key Findings of the 2015 State of the Industry: Technology in Georgia Report by Tino Mantella, President and CEO of TAG.
1:00 p.m. Posters and Demonstrations Session
TechFest will be delivered in two parts. During the first half of the event, students will present projects in the form of posters or demonstrations or both. This is a great opportunity for the business community to see firsthand how Armstrong’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology is developing talent for the local workforce.
2:15 p.m. Business Information Sessions
During the second half of TechFest, leaders from local tech businesses will present their companies from provided stations. Business representatives may use formal presentations or informal discussions or both. Companies are encouraged to include career advice and recruitment efforts, too. The primary objective of this portion of the event is to educate students about the types of businesses and potential opportunities available in the immediate area.
3:15 p.m. Awards and Closing Remarks
Cash awards will be presented to first, second, and third place participants in the posters and demonstrations session. Then, sponsors will solicit questions and provide final comments.
3:30 p.m. Refreshments
TechFest 2015 is an exciting and unique way to establish connections between talented computer science and information technology students and local businesses with the ultimate goal of building an even stronger community of technology.
How to Register
Register online or pledge your commitment to attend TechFest by contacting Chris McCarthy at email@example.com or Serena Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit Armstrong’s Department of Computer Science and Information Technology in Science Center 202, or call (912) 344-2542.