Technology Association of Georgia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Innovators to be featured at 2017 Georgia Technology Summit
ATLANTA (March 15, 2017) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced today that its full line-up of industry innovators is now set for the 2017 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS), which will be held on March 23rd at the Cobb Galleria.
This year’s event will focus on “Innovation Discovery” and will feature scheduled keynoters:
- Glenn Lurie-President and CEO AT&T Mobility and Consumer Operations
- Caleb Harper- principal investigator and director of the Open Agriculture (OpenAG) Initiative at the MIT Media Lab
- Jeffrey C. Sprecher, Founder, Chairman and CEO of publicly-held Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) and Chairman of the New York Stock Exchange will be inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia
In addition to the speakers,we will host the innovation segment spotlighting new technologies being developed at Emory, Georgia Tech and Georgia First Robotics and 40 new companies will be named to TAG’s Top 40/Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia at the Summit.
“Over the past thirteen years, we have been uniting Georgia’s technology community in a day of celebration and learning,” said Larry Williams, president and CEO of TAG. “This year’s Summit promises to be the best one yet as we look to inspire the next wave of innovative disruptions in Georgia and beyond.”
The 2017 Georgia Technology Summit is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,300 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to celebrate and recognize Georgia’s technology community.
For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visit: http://www.tagonline.org/events/georgia-technology-summit/
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 35,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.
The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 33 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.
For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.hubga.com.
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