10:00 am - 11:00 am - Registration Open / Dedication Exhibitor Floor Time

11:00 am - 12:00 pm


KEYNOTE SESSION: Cyber Threats: What You Need To Know

Presented by: National Speaker Brett L. Scott - Security Expert, Systems Architect and White Hat Hacker

Are you sure you’re safe from cyber attacks? No organization is off limits. Attend this session presented by Brett L. Scott to learn about today’s biggest cyber security threats and how to keep your organization safe.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Dedicated Exhibitor Floor Time / Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm


What is it Like to be Hacked?: A Live Hacking Demonstration

Presented by: National Speaker Brett L. Scott - Security Expert, Systems Architect and White Hat Hacker

This is a must-attend session. Watch a live ethical hacking demonstration from expert White Hat Hacker, Brett L. Scott


Gamify Your Curriculum: Coding with Minecraft

Presented by: Seth Jewell - Technology Solutions Professional, Microsoft

Microsoft will teach attendees how educators are using Minecraft to get kids excited about coding.

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Weathering The Storm: How Cloud Networking Delivers a Managed Security Solution

Presented by: Christopher Meyer, Systems Engineer at Cisco Systems

Learn how cloud networking delivers a centralized managed security solution that provides visibility, and control without expensive controller appliances.  You'll find out how a cloud-base solution gives you real time web-based diagnostics, monitoring, reporting, and much, much more. Cisco Meraki deploys quickly and easily, without training or proprietary command.


Inspiring the Future Leaders of Tomorrow

Presented by: Denise M. Douglas, Ph.D. - Dean, Social Sciences & Human Services at Lorain County Community College

Dr. Denise Douglas has more than 20 years of leadership experience in both private and public higher education institutions. Dr. Denise Douglas will discuss her passion for inspiring future leaders and how colleges play a critical role.

2:50 pm - 3:40 pm

2:50 pm - 3:40 pm


KEYNOTE SESSION: The State of Technology in Northeast Ohio & Areas for Organizations to Grow

Presented by: Cathy Belk - President at Jumpstart, Inc.

Cathy Belk will discuss the overall technology climate in Northeast Ohio and how our region can get more national exposure in Tech and beyond.

She will also talk about what businesses are saying the future of Tech in Northeast Ohio looks like and how they can work with schools and their communities to produce graduates with the skill sets that businesses need.

Plus, Cathy will touch on how businesses and other organizations can get access to capital. She will offer advice on how organizations can get to the next level, especially when it comes to funding a new venture in order to sustain growth.


How Colleges are Future-Proofing Students

Presented by: Dr. Kate O’Hara - Assistant Professor of Research for STEM Education at Cleveland State University
Crystal M. Franklin, M.Ed. - Project Coordinator at CSforALL CLE

As part the STEMM Education Center at Cleveland State University, Dr. Kate O’Hara leads professional development in Project Based Learning and Engineering is Elementary. Crystal M. Franklin, M.Ed. coordinates the teams’ efforts to build capacity for all students to achieve computer science literacy as part of their K-12 educational experience. Together, they will speak about how college’s are preparing their students for the future through project based learning and professional development.

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm


Robotics Demonstration from Elyria Robotics

Presented by: Elyria Robotics

Now more than ever, Autonomous Technologies are influencing our daily lives. Attend this session to see a robotics team in action and experience a robotics competition first hand!