Wednesday, September 13, 2017

7:30 – 8:30 AM Breakfast 
8:30 – 8:50 AM Responding to Trends in Management
Dawn Stevens, Comtech Services
9:00 – 9:40 AM Making the Agile Hat Trick
Stan Doherty, HPE/SimpliVity  
Rise of the SME
Sharon Figueira, IXIASOFT
Toni Mantych, ADP
Joe Pennachio, QUALCOMM Incorporated
9:50 – 10:10 AM Get Organized! Practical Tips for Agile Teams
Patty Gale, Autodesk
State of Education in TC—Panel
Rebekka Andersen, UC Davis
Carlos Evia, Virginia Tech
Stan Doherty, HPE/SimpliVity
Scott Runstrom, MathWorks, Inc.
Andrea Ames, Idyll Point LLC
10:10 – 10:50 AM From Chaos to Confidence
Melinda Solomon, Middlegrass Consulting
10:50 – 11:20 AM Break
11:20 – 12:00 PM Facilitated Role Play
Anthony Apodaca, xPublisher Inc. & Brianna Stevens, Comtech Services
12:00 – 12:30 PM Closing Thoughts with Dawn Stevens, CIDM Director
12:30 – 2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00 – 4:00 PM Academia/Industry Workshop:
Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders and Innovators in Technical Communication
Rebekka Andersen, University of California, Davis & Carlos Evia, Virginia Tech
Stay and join us if you can!

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