• HIlton Akron/Fairlawn (map)
  • 3180 West Market Street
  • Fairlawn, OH, 44333
  • United States

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Keeping Pace with Changing Technology to Remain Competitive 

This year, we’ll address these areas:

  • COMPANIES: Learn how Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we do business and recruit talent.
  • EDUCATORS AND WORKFORCE PROGRAMS: Explore how our community can build a talent supply chain in a world of rapidly changing technologies.
  • STARTUPS: Mastering connected product innovation and implementation.
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONALS: Imagine how we can become a tech talent hub that drives innovation and growth.

Featuring Keynote Speaker Jon Hallsten
Technology innovator and thought leader, Jon Hallsten has led the charge to promote technology collaboration in greater Akron. Jon worked with Turning Technologies, a Youngstown incubator-based startup, to help streamline workflow, boost sales and expand the company’s technology footprint. Jon ventured out to start his own business, Hallsten Innovations, with offices in Barberton, OH and Chicago, IL, which provides custom-designed IoT electronic products and engineering services. As Jon likes to say, basing his company in Barberton was his way of bringing a little magic back to the “Magic City.” Today, Jon continues to be featured throughout local media as a change agent for Northeast Ohio.

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Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Time: 8:30a.m. - 3:15p.m.
Location: Hilton Akron/Fairlawn
3180 West Market Street | Akron, OH 44333

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