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Upcoming Events

TuesdayAug20

TAG South Metro Networking Reception

TAG Cloud Presents: How Women are Leading Transformation in Technology

WednesdayAug21

Improving Your Power BI Game: A One Day Introductory Workshop

TAG DevOps Presents: SecDevOps - Integrating Security from the Beginning

ThursdayAug22

TAG Data Science & Analytics Presents: Leveraging Data Science to Fight Human Trafficking

TuesdayAug27

TAG Smart Energy Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

TAG Perimeter Executive Luncheon Presenting... August 2019 Luncheon

WednesdayAug28

TAG Greater Augusta Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

TAG Corp Dev Presents: The Year of the IPO: From Uber to Lyft, what’s driving 2019 to be a banner year for Tech IPOs

TAG Diversity & Inclusion Presents: Minorities in Media

ThursdayAug29

TAG North Metro Luncheon Series Presents: Where did all the IT Developers go?

TAG Smart Energy Presents: Growing with Solar - Solar Innovation and Urban Agriculture

WednesdaySep04

Professional Scrum Master Certification

ThursdaySep05

Professional Scrum Master Certification

TuesdaySep10

TAG BPM Presents: Talking Digital - A Finance Executive's Perspective

MondaySep16

TAGit Golf Tournament 2019

WednesdaySep18

TAG Digital Media & Entertainment with Georgia Game Developers Association Present: Tech Tools for TV, Games and Film

ThursdaySep19

TAG North Metro Networking Jam - September 2019

TAG CRM/CX and TAG Digital Health Presents: Bringing CX into Rx

TuesdaySep24

TAG Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

WednesdaySep25

Growth Challenge Workshop

TAG Data Science & Analytics and TAG Supply Chain Present: Supply Chain Advanced Analytics

WednesdayOct02

TAG Infrastructure Presents: Intersection of Infrastructure & Security: What Can Go Wrong?

TuesdayOct08

TAG Savannah Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

ThursdayOct10

TAG North Metro Networking Jam - October 2019

TuesdayOct15

TAG Perimeter Executive Luncheon Series Presenting...

WednesdayOct16

TAG Smart Energy Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

ThursdayOct17

TAG Middle Georgia Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

ThursdayNov07

TAG North Metro Networking Jam - November 2019

SaturdayNov09

Geek Rush 5k 2019

ThursdayDec12

TAG North Metro Networking Jam - December 2019

One TAG: State of the Industry Breakfast

TuesdayMar03

The Summit 2020

WednesdayMar04

The Summit 2020

MondayApr20

FinTech South 2020

TuesdayApr21

FinTech South 2020

TAG South Metro Networking Reception

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT.  PLEASE REGISTER ONSITE. 

Join us for a premiere networking event in South Metro Atlanta for technologist and those that want to use technology to better their business. It is TAG South Metro's goal to educate, promote, influence and unite Savannah's technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. We look forward to seeing you! Bring a friend!

Location Address:
Clayton State University
Harry S. Downs Center
2000 Clayton State Blvd
Morrow, GA 30260

Directions to Clayton State University Harry S. Downs Center:

Going I-75 South or North, take exit 233 and turn left. Go to sixth light and turn right on Clayton State Blvd. Take the next right at traffic light onto North Lee Street and then left on Simpson Drive. The Harry S. Downs Center will be the last building on your left. You will pass Spivey Hall and the Music Education Building. You may park in Parking Lot J

Directions to campus and a campus map can be found here: https://www.clayton.edu/about/campus-and-instructional-sites 

DATE/TIME:

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 5:00 PM to
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 6:30 PM

LOCATION:

2000 Clayton State Blvd
Clayton State University Harry S. Downs Center
Morrow, GA 30260-1250
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TAG Cloud Presents: How Women are Leading Transformation in Technology

PRE-REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AT 10:30 AM ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 20th. 
ONSITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE.

Join the TAG Cloud Society and our all-female panel of IT Executives as they discuss the importance of disruption of the status quo and the “that’s how it’s always been done” culture at their companies to gain results!  

Come  learn from thought leaders from McKesson, The Home Depot, Colonial Pipeline, WC Bradley Co, and Altisource share how they are leading and driving digital transformation in their organizations!

Join the discussion…full dinner and drinks included with registration! 

August 20, 2019
5:30 - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - Registration & Networking - Dinner, Drinks & Live Music
6:30 PM - Panel Discussion & Audience Q&A
7:45 PM - Closing Remarks and Networking

Panelists:

Marie Mouchet,
CIO, Colonial Pipeline


Tiffany Kane, Senior Director, Global Enterprise Development & Digital, W.C. Bradley Co.


Kandy White, Senior VP & Head of Global Operations, Altisource



Jessica Agahi, Senior Director of Technology, The Home Depot

Moderator:


Jean Holley, Global CIO, Board of DIrectors, Herc Holdings - OneSpan (VASCO)


Roam - Perimeter Center

1151 Hammond Drive 
#240
Atlanta, GA 30346

Members - $10
Non-members - $30


Event Sponsor:



DATE/TIME:

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 5:30 PM to
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 8:30 PM

LOCATION:

1151 Hammond Dr NE Ste 240
Atlanta, GA 30346-1524
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Improving Your Power BI Game: A One Day Introductory Workshop


ImprovingYour Power BI Game: A One Day Introductory Workshop 

 

Power BI has emerged as a leader in business analytics tools. Using Power BI Desktop and Power BI Service, organizations can quickly and easily analyze data and share insights in their organizations. This one-day, hands-on workshop will give you all the essential skills you need to quickly build and share reports.

 

 Full Course Description:

 

Using the Power BI Desktop, members of the workshop will connect to multiple data sources, cleanse and model the data to gain critical insights, and create powerful visualizations quickly. Reports will be published to the Power BI Service, where users will learn about dashboards, report sharing, security and data refreshes.

 

Audience:

Business Analysts, Power Users, BI Developers.

 

Course Agenda:

 

1.    Intro & Getting your data

1.    Choose a licensing strategy 

2.    Connect to and import data from cloud and on-premises data sources

3.    Use Direct Query

4.    Use Power BI query editor to transform data

 

2.    Building your data model

1.    Create relationships in Power BI model

2.    Create and use hierarchies

3.    Use PBI Desktop to create quick measures

4.    Use DAX to create calculated columns and measures

 

3.    Building your reports

1.    Create visualizations

2.    Create interactive reports using visualizations

3.    Explore advanced visualization techniques

 

4.    Sharing your reports

1.    Publish reports to Power BI service 

2.    Create dashboards

3.    Create and leverage app workspace

4.    Create and leverage row level security

5.    Refresh data in published reports

 

Have questions about Improving Your Power BI Game: A One Day Introductory Workshop ?Contact Improving - Atlanta

DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 9:00 AM to
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 5:00 PM

LOCATION:

4400 N Point Pkwy
Suite 155
Alpharetta, GA 30022-2472
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TAG DevOps Presents: SecDevOps - Integrating Security from the Beginning

DATE
Wednesday, August 21st

TIME
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

LOCATION
Microsoft Technology Center
8000 Avalon Boulevard
Suite 900
Alpharetta, GA 30009

EVENT DETAILS
With all the security threats from ransomware to website compromises, security has to be at the forefront of every IT team.  When a company is developing software it is no longer the case that security is an afterthought.  Today, security must be the first thought and built in from the beginning.  This event discusses how to bring security into a DevOps practice at the beginning.  John Willis will keynote followed by panelist from larger companies that have security teams as well as smaller companies which no dedicated security team to discuss how they are incorporating security.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
John Willis 
Author of
Beyond the Phoenix Project (The Origins and Evolution of DevOps)
The DevOps Handbook
DevSecOps - It's Just a Name. Get Over it. - DevSecOps Days

EVENT FEE
TAG Members: $10
Non-Members: $30

EVENT HOST
Microsoft

DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 11:30 AM to
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 1:30 PM

LOCATION:

8000 Avalon Blvd Ste 900
Alpharetta, GA 30009-2475
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TAG Data Science & Analytics Presents: Leveraging Data Science to Fight Human Trafficking

REGISTRATION CLOSES ON MONDAY 8/19 AT 3PM. ON-SITE REGISTRATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT. 

DATE
Thursday, August 22nd 


TIME
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

LOCATION
The Coca Cola Company
452 Luckie St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

EVENT DETAILS
Learn data science techniques applied to solve complex community-based questions around human trafficking.   The winning teams will share their processes, insights, and solutions from the ATLytiCS hack-a-thon, Data for Hope 2019.  Their presentations will provide terminology around human trafficking, data availability, and the use of professional skills to inform agencies, nonprofits, and the general populace to ultimately fuel and enable efforts to fight human trafficking.

SPEAKERS
Raji Balasubramaniyan, PhD – Leader of the first place team
Haley Bobo – Second place team
Ying Shen – Leader of the honorable mention team

EVENT SPONSOR
Celonis

EVENT FEE
TAG Members $10
Non-Members $30

PARKING INFORMATION
Luckie St. Guest Parking Entrance: If you're driving yourself or with a group of people and need to park your car, use the Luckie Street Guest Entrance located at 452 Luckie St. Upon arrival, you will check in with Security who will direct you to one of two guest parking locations. Signage will also be in place to guide you. Please bring your ID with you and an umbrella during inclement weather.

DROP OFF, WALKING OR BIKING INFORMATION
Luckie Loop Drop-Off Entrance: If you're being dropped off at our headquarters use the Luckie Street entrance located at 528 Luckie St.

DATE/TIME:

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 6:00 PM to
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 8:30 PM

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TAG Smart Energy Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

Location:
Southface Institute
Home Depot Training Center
241 Pine St
Atlanta 30308


Price:
Free for Meeting, $20 for Lunch at 11:30am (Please Note there are Two Registrations)

Highlighting:
• Alternative Fuel Safety and Economy
• Fleet and Transportation Projects
• Propane AutoGas for Schools & Fleet
• Direct uses of Natural Gas
• Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles
• Electric Vehicles (EVs)
• Fleet Fueling Infrastructure
• EV Charging Technology
• Cyber Security
• State & Federal Energy Policy & Rebates
• Georgia’s Clean Energy Future

A 2-hour Seminar and Commercial Vehicle Display:
Map your sustainability and economic development plan using natural gas, electric (EV) and propane AutoGas vehicles. Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols hosts a guided, walking showcase of alt-fuel cars, trucks and buses followed by a seminar on current trends in alternative fuel vehicle technology, transportation, energy security and resilience, for rural and uban communities. Technology Association of Georgia and Clean Cities Georgia highlight their work building a clean tech future. Schedule a commercial fleet test drive with OEM reps.

Attendees:
Mayors, City & County Administrators, Energy
Managers, Public Works Directors, Fleet
Managers, Shop Foremen, Business and Manufacturing Execs, Sustainability Officers, Technology Officers and others.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the growth trends in electric, propane and natural gas uses in transportation.
• How to evaluate each option relative to your needs and uses (fuel fit).

• Where to turn for additional resources and advice on funding and project implementation.

Contact:

Joy.Kramer@EnergyEvent.net

Sponsors:
Georgia Power
Blue Bird
Clean Cities Georgia
Nissan
Natural Gas Association of Georgia
Atlanta Gas Light

DATE/TIME:

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 9:00 AM to
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 1:30 PM

LOCATION:

241 Pine St NE
South Face
Atlanta, GA 30308-3424
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TAG Perimeter Executive Luncheon Presenting... August 2019 Luncheon

TAG Perimeter Executive Luncheon Series Presents...

 

Join us for lunch and networking as we hear from industry experts discuss 

Workforce of the Future – How do we get there? Why does it matter right now? What can you do to help?

An insightful conversation with industry leaders sharing their perspective regarding “why now” in terms of investing in the future.  They will identify how you corporately can make strategic investments now that will positively impact tomorrow’s workforce.  Our panelists will uniquely describe  1) the “fruits” of their efforts  2) the impact on the state economy and  3) specific awareness about what’s happening within the Department of Education as we discuss all the threads of workforce development.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
11:30 am - 1:30 pm 

Location: Maggiano's Perimeter

4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road,
Atlanta, GA 30346

Cost: Cost (includes lunch):

TAG Members: $35 in advance; $40 onsite
Non-members: $55 in advance; $60 onsite


Errika Moore Moderator Executive Director, TAG Education Collaborative

Errika Moore currently serves as the Executive Director for TAG-Ed (Technology Association of Georgia Education Collaborative) which focuses on K-12 STEM Advocacy throughout the state of Georgia. Errika has focused on workforce development for the past 20 years working as an HR Consultant and with organizations like IT Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) as the Vice President of Member Services and External Affairs, the Gifted Education Foundation as the Vice President of Operations, for Southwire. 



Sunshine Nance Panelist
VP Marketing & Commications, Boxlight

Sunshine Nance is Vice President of Marketing & Communications at Boxlight where she oversees all event marketing, community development, STEM programs, and intellectual property for the education technology solutions provider. Sunshine Nance began her career at Boxlight in 1996 and in 1999 co-developed and launched Boxlight’s consumer division which quickly grew to over $12M




Bryan Cox, Panelist
Computer Science Program Specialist, Georgia DOE

Brian Cox  Bryan is responsible for bridging the gap between CS elective courses offered through CTAE and building a K-12 CS discipline. Prior to working for the GaDOE, Bryan spent 8 years as a High School STEM teacher, teaching math, computer science, and engineering courses, mostly within the Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education department.  He has spent time working as a network designer and computer technician as well as working with after-school and summer youth programs.



Shannon Rivera, Panelist 
Program Manager, Global Technology Operations, WarnerMedia


Shannon Rivera is the Program Manager of Global Technology Operations Tech Internship Program at  Turner, (formerly Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc.) a division of WarnerMedia. Shannon serve as Program Manager for the GTO (Global Technology & Operations) Technology internship program that creates a pipeline of technical talent to address the need for critical skills in the organization and retain the next generation of technical leaders. 


When: Tuesday, August 27, 2019
11:30 am - 1:30 pm 

Where: Maggiano's Perimeter

4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road,
Atlanta, GA 30346

How Much: Cost (includes lunch):

TAG Members: $35 in advance; $40 onsite
Non-members: $55 in advance; $60 onsite

 


About TAG Perimeter

The Dunwoody and Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chambers have joined forces with TAG to offer a quarterly series under the banner of TAG Perimeter. Due to TAG's growing membership around the Perimeter area of Atlanta, the four organizations are working collaboratively to deliver content to the region. These events offer a uniquely intimate setting to network and learn from some of the region's most influential and strategic thinkers.

To sponsor this event or other TAG Perimeter Luncheons contact 
sherita@tagonline.org








DATE/TIME:

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 11:30 AM to
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 1:30 PM

LOCATION:

4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE
Maggiano's
Atlanta, GA 30346-1518
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TAG Greater Augusta Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

Location:
Georgia Cyber Center
Augusta University
100 Grace Hopper Lane
Augusta GA 30901

Highlighting:
• Alternative Fuel Safety and Economy
• Fleet and Transportation Projects
• Propane AutoGas for Schools & Fleet
• Direct uses of Natural Gas
• Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles
• Electric Vehicles (EVs)
• Fleet Fueling Infrastructure
• EV Charging Technology
• Cyber Security
• State & Federal Energy Policy & Rebates
• Georgia’s Clean Energy Future

A 2-hour Seminar and Commercial Vehicle Display:
Map your sustainability and economic development plan using natural gas, electric (EV) and propane AutoGas vehicles. Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols hosts a guided, walking showcase of alt-fuel cars, trucks and buses followed by a seminar on current trends in alternative fuel vehicle technology, transportation, energy security and resilience, for rural and uban communities. Technology Association of Georgia and Clean Cities Georgia highlight their work building a clean tech future. Schedule a commercial fleet test drive with OEM reps.

Attendees:
Mayors, City & County Administrators, Energy
Managers, Public Works Directors, Fleet
Managers, Shop Foremen, Business and Manufacturing Execs, Sustainability Officers, Technology Officers and others.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the growth trends in electric, propane and natural gas uses in transportation.
• How to evaluate each option relative to your needs and uses (fuel fit).

• Where to turn for additional resources and advice on funding and project implementation.

Contact:

Joy.Kramer@EnergyEvent.net

Sponsors:
Georgia Power
Blue Bird
Clean Cities Georgia
Nissan
Natural Gas Association of Georgia
Atlanta Gas Light

DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 9:00 AM to
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 12:00 PM

LOCATION:

100 Grace Hopper Ln
Georgia Cyber Center Augusta University
Augusta, GA 30901-0009
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TAG Corp Dev Presents: The Year of the IPO: From Uber to Lyft, what’s driving 2019 to be a banner year for Tech IPOs

The Tech IPO market activity has reached an all-time high with $17.1B raised in the first half of 2019, 75% more than the previous annual record. NASDAQ alone saw 97 new IPOs. We’ll discuss why and how 2019 became the year of the IPO. Then we will dive into the IPO process itself and discuss how proper planning, well in advance, is key to navigate challenges that will inevitably arise.

The Executives from four of the most recent successful Atlanta IPOs with a current cumulative market cap of over $6 billion, Change Healthcare, Cardlytics, EVO payments, and Greensky, will discuss their collective experiences navigating the IPO process and what they believe anyone considering an IPO should know before starting the process in order to prepare for success. The TAG Corporate Development Society is presenting this fascinating panel at Atlanta Tech Village moderated by the Managing Director of new listings of NASDAQ. Light hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Atlanta Tech Village - Community Room
3423 Piedmont Road NE
Atlanta, GA  30305

Panelists:


Loretta Cecil, Executive Vice President & General Counsel - Change Healthcare
Loretta Cecil serves as the Executive Vice President & General Counsel for Change Healthcare, one of the world’s largest healthcare IT companies.  Entering her thirty-seventh year as a practicing attorney, Loretta is responsible for the day to day management of Change Healthcare’s team of legal, compliance, and public affairs professionals. Loretta previously was Senior Vice President, Governance Relations, McKesson Corporation, and General Counsel, McKesson Technology Solutions.   Before joining Change Healthcare and McKesson, Loretta also held several senior positions at both AT&T Corporation and NCR Corporation.  In June 2012, Loretta was named Atlanta Business Chronicle’s first–ever Outstanding General Counsel, Large Corporation, for the American Association of Corporate Counsel.

Loretta received her law degree with Honors from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her undergraduate degree from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and was admitted to Phi Beta Kappa.



David Evans, Chief Financial Officer - Cardlytics
David Evans is the Chief Financial Officer & Head of Corporate Development at Cardlytics where he oversees accounting and financial planning & analysis as well as investor relations, capital formation initiatives, strategic alliances and mergers & acquisitions within the company. David brings 15 years of experience in investment banking, private equity and engineering. Prior to Cardlytics, David directed investment banking coverage efforts at Wells Fargo Securities on behalf of clients in the financial technology sector, where he was responsible for originating, negotiating and executing mergers & acquisitions, equity and leveraged finance transactions. David earned a BSE in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Auburn University and an MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.


Kevin Hodges, EVP and Chief Financial Officer - Evo Payments
Kevin is responsible for the EVO’s expanding global financial operations. Prior to joining EVO, Kevin held various senior financial positions at Global Payments Inc., serving as Vice President of Global Finance, Vice President of International Finance and External Reporting, and Director of Corporate Development and Strategy. Mr. Hodges received his Masters of Professional Accountancy from Georgia State University and his Bachelor of Science from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Hodges is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Rob Partlow, EVP and Chief Financial Officer - Greensky
As the Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Greensky, Robert Partlow is responsible for all areas of finance, accounting, budgeting, treasury management, and planning business unit profitability. Mr. Partlow’s career spans over 25 years in Accounting, Tax, Capital Markets, and Portfolio Management for both public and private entities. Mr. Partlow received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond and a M.S. in Accountancy from the University of Virginia.


Eklavya Sarah, Managing Director - NASDAQ, New Listings & Capital Markets (Moderator)
Eklavya Saraf is a Managing Director of New Listings at NASDAQ. In this role, Eklavya is responsible for managing NASDAQ’s efforts to attract U.S. listings. He has over ten years of experience in the capital markets industry. He works with early stage companies to maximize financing and visibility opportunities afforded by NASDAQ’s resources for companies going public. Eklavya works very closely with venture capital and advisors to today’s private companies to educate them on the liquidity options NASDAQ can provide.

Pricing:
Members - $30
Non-Members - $50
ATV Companies - Contact rebecca@tagonline.org to register

Parking/Driving Directions:
Atlanta Tech Village is located in the heart of Buckhead at the corner or Lenox and Piedmont Road
Paid Parking is available weekdays after 4:00 PM and all day on weekends
Easy and close parking options are found down the street, as detailed here

Sponsors:


DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 5:30 PM to
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 7:30 PM

LOCATION:

3423 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305-1751
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TAG Diversity & Inclusion Presents: Minorities in Media

For a very long time, there has been an uphill battle for minorities to increase a positive impact on the media.  There have been successes and victories, but there’s still a long road ahead.  Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Diversity & Inclusion is hosting its first “Minorities In Media” panel discussion.  This panel will consist of several people of color, making significant impacts in the media industry.  The topic of discussion will be on the past, present, and the future of minorities in media.

August 28, 2019
6:00 - 7:45 PM 
6:00 - Registration & Networking
6:30 - Panel Presentation

Turner Studios

1050 Techwood Drive
Atlanta, GA 30318

Members: $15
Non-Members: $35

Panelists:


Tara August,
VP of Turner Sports Talent Relations and Special Projects
Tara August is vice president of Turner Sports talent relations and special projects where she oversees the division’s marquee roster of on-air announcers across both digital and linear platforms.


Leslie Greene, Casting Director, Producer, Owner of Raising the Standard Entertainment Casting Company
Leslie, native of Philadelphia, is a Brand Marketing Professional, Content Curator, Corporate Event Planner, Producer, Casting Director entrepreneur.  She has promoted Tyler Perry's plays, major concerts, and created and produced numerous television shows. 


Sam Makhlouf, CEO, Founder of Dooreme
Sam is a Serial Entrepreneur, Proven Market Visionary, Innovator and Strategist with over 26 patents, He founded sold companies and developed new technologies, progressive business models, unique user interfaces, consumer engagement tools and monetization strategies. He’s currently the CEO and Founder of Dooreme, a solution for unified media experiences via linear TV, VOD, OTT streaming and mobile.  


Domonique Mitchell, Founder and CEO of Executive Decision Enterprise L.L.C. (EDE) and Xperienc On-Demand
Domonique has over than 30 years of experience in the music and entertainment industry.  He’s currently the Chairman of the board and founder of Xperienc On-Demand, a multi-media and streaming entertainment company with launching pads in all aspects of the entertainment industry.


LaRonda Sutton, Owner/Principal of Entertainment.gov and President of Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA)
LaRonda Sutton is an entertainment industry veteran with more than two decades of experience in film, television, music, and new media. She is the Owner/Principal of Entertainment.gov and President of Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA)


Jenin Gonzalez
, Stunt player, Stunt coordinator
Born in California,  raised in Fort Worth Texas, currently living in Atlanta. Jenin got his start in the film industry in 2010 by a local stunt coordinator.  Since then, Jenin has traveled and done many live shows, film, and television. 


Stacey Rivers,
Director of Technology Skills Analysis & Development, WarnerMedia (Moderator)

Stacey Rivers leads the development and implementation for skills programs focusing on technical talent. 

Event Sponsors:




DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 7:45 PM

LOCATION:

1050 Techwood Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30318-5604
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TAG North Metro Luncheon Series Presents: Where did all the IT Developers go?


Have you noticed that the talent pool for IT is shrinking? 

What is the strategy on hiring the right people?  What are we doing to make sure our future talent pool is able to meet the needs for future technology positions?  How is the heightened excitement, and serious consideration of emerging technologies that organizations are garnering affecting IT positions?

Join us to find out the answers to these questions, and much more! We will have a panel of speakers to discuss our topic which are featured below. 


Angeleen Wilson is a mom, a data wrangler, dapp developer helping to create blockchain solutions in crop science. Her professional background includes radio, television, BI development and distributed ledger technology. She also host the Women of Blockchain in Atlanta to help encourage women interested in blockchain to participate in emerging technology. She has organized and is working with various state legislators, leaders, enterprise businesses and communities building the Georgia Blockchain Coalition while leading Atlanta Blockchain Week each year.    

Dana Chappell has been in recruiting for 20 years now.  Prior to recruiting, she began her career in retail management and then worked her way into Human Resources. From there she realized that recruiting, and the art of connecting the right people with the right opportunity was where her talent could be the best utilized. 

Throughout her experience,  Dana worked with companies where she was responsible for recruiting across all company verticals, to focusing on particular groups.  Dana has been with Cox for 7 yrs now, beginning at AutoTrader, then moving to Cox Communications and now, Cox Enterprises.  She averages 100 positions a year and works specifically with Cox Communications supporting the Enterprise DevOps organization.


Dr. David A. Bishop is a technologist, consultant, researcher, entrepreneur, and instructor with over 25 years of experience in telecommunications, transportation, government, and utility industries. David holds a Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an MBA with a concentration in IT management, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Georgia State University. He is the author of Metagility: Managing Agile Development for Competitive Advantage, Elizabeth's Song, The Big Brother's Guides, and numerous other books and articles and is a frequent contributor to IEEE's Engineering Management Review, and an inventor of several U.S. patents. 

David is CEO and Founder of Agile Worx, LLC, (http://www.agile-worx.com) a firm that provides program and project management software tools, training, and consulting services. He is a member and committee chair for the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) based in Geneva Switzerland, a member of ANSI, and a Senior Member of the IEEE and the Association of Computing Machinery. David is also a research associate with the Center for Engaged Business Research at Georgia State University, and founding chair for the Atlanta chapter of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society. 

Full lunch will be served and time for networking before and after lunch. 

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DATE/TIME:

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 11:30 AM to
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 1:30 PM

LOCATION:

4400 N Point Pkwy
Suite 155
Alpharetta, GA 30022-2472
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TAG Smart Energy Presents: Growing with Solar - Solar Innovation and Urban Agriculture

DATE
Thursday, August 29th

TIME
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

LOCATION
Manuel's Tavern
602 North Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

EVENT OVERVIEW
Please join us for a round-table discussion among innovators, urban agriculturalists, energy experts, and sustainability professionals addressing opportunities and difficulties of using solar energy in urban farming.
The topic focuses on the intersection of innovative solutions, solar power, and urban agriculture. We’ll discuss the tensions and difficulties that exist (and are required) when trying to innovate in the urban farming arena. The target audience includes those interested in the subject of urban farming and innovations in urban solutions, solar power enthusiasts, and sustainability/go-local advocates.

EVENT FEE
TAG Members $15
Non-Members $35

PARKING INFO
Parking is available across the street or behind Manuel’s Tavern. Ride-share or carpool is encouraged, as the restaurant will be operating normally in addition to the event.

DATE/TIME:

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 5:30 PM to
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 7:30 PM

LOCATION:

602 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307-1433
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Professional Scrum Master Certification




The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course is a 2-day course that covers the principles and empirical process theory underpinning the mechanics, rules and roles of the Scrum framework.

Advanced tools for servant-leadership are provided to increase a Scrum Master’s effectiveness. These tools relate to behavioral shifts, working with people and teams, coaching and facilitation techniques, and addressing the organization.

Students learn through instruction and team-based exercises, and are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace.

Professional Scrum Masteris THE cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and anyone supporting a software development team's efficiency and effectiveness.

Scrum.org selects only the most qualified instructors to deliver this course. Scrum.org maintains the defined curriculum and materials to assure consistency and quality for students worldwide.

Audience

The Professional Scrum Master course is targeted to Scrum Masters and anyone else responsible for the successful use and/or rollout of Scrum.

Assessment and Certification

The Professional Scrum Master course has two associated assessments and certification: Professional Scrum Master level I (PSM I) and Professional Scrum Master level II (PSM II).

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course receive a password to take the PSM I assessment and are entitled to a discount on the PSM II assessment.

These industry-recognized certifications require a minimum passing score on the associated rigorous assessment. Scrum.org maintains a public list with everyone holding a PSM I and PSM II certificate.

Microsoft® uses the PSM I assessment to validate knowledge as part of its Silver and Gold Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) competencies.

DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Sep 04, 2019 9:00 AM to
Thursday, Sep 05, 2019 5:00 PM

LOCATION:

4400 N Point Pkwy
Suite 155
Alpharetta, GA 30022-2472
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Professional Scrum Master Certification




The Professional Scrum Master (PSM) course is a 2-day course that covers the principles and empirical process theory underpinning the mechanics, rules and roles of the Scrum framework.

Advanced tools for servant-leadership are provided to increase a Scrum Master’s effectiveness. These tools relate to behavioral shifts, working with people and teams, coaching and facilitation techniques, and addressing the organization.

Students learn through instruction and team-based exercises, and are challenged to think in terms of the Scrum principles to better understand what to do when returning to the workplace.

Professional Scrum Masteris THE cutting-edge course for effective Scrum Masters and anyone supporting a software development team's efficiency and effectiveness.

Scrum.org selects only the most qualified instructors to deliver this course. Scrum.org maintains the defined curriculum and materials to assure consistency and quality for students worldwide.

Audience

The Professional Scrum Master course is targeted to Scrum Masters and anyone else responsible for the successful use and/or rollout of Scrum.

Assessment and Certification

The Professional Scrum Master course has two associated assessments and certification: Professional Scrum Master level I (PSM I) and Professional Scrum Master level II (PSM II).

All participants completing the Professional Scrum Master course receive a password to take the PSM I assessment and are entitled to a discount on the PSM II assessment.

These industry-recognized certifications require a minimum passing score on the associated rigorous assessment. Scrum.org maintains a public list with everyone holding a PSM I and PSM II certificate.

Microsoft® uses the PSM I assessment to validate knowledge as part of its Silver and Gold Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) competencies.

DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Sep 04, 2019 9:00 AM to
Thursday, Sep 05, 2019 5:00 PM

LOCATION:

4400 N Point Pkwy
Suite 155
Alpharetta, GA 30022-2472
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TAG BPM Presents: Talking Digital - A Finance Executive's Perspective

DATE
Tuesday, September 10th

TIME
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

LOCATION 
First Data Headquarters
5565 Glenridge Connector 
Suite 2000
Atlanta, GA 30342

EVENT OVERVIEW
We must be digital.  This is the mantra of every business leader but what does that really mean, to be digital?  Is it a strategy?  a mindset? A technology?  On September 10th, TAG BPM will be bringing together Finance Executives from Atlanta’s leading companies to share their thoughts on what it means to be digital and how to get there.

EVENT FEE

TAG Members $10
Non-Members $30

DATE/TIME:

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 5:30 PM to
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 8:00 PM

LOCATION:

5565 Glenridge Connector Ste 2000
Atlanta, GA 30342-4799
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TAGit Golf Tournament 2019

We’ll be back this fall for our 14th annual TAGit golf tournament. This sell-out event funds TAG and the TAG Education Collaborative.

Since its inception, the TAG Education Collaborative has given over $200,000 in scholarships to assist high school students in pursing technology careers. TAGit is one of several programs that supports the TAG Education Collaborative’s STEM initiatives and the programs that go along with it. Last year, TAGit contributed $20,000 in funds collected to the TAG Education Collaborative.
 

We hope that you will support TAG and the TAG Education Collaborative by coming out and networking with some of the state’s most well known C-Level Executives while playing in the state’s most prestigious golf tournament for technology stakeholders. This event will surely sell-out, so reserve your spot today!

Interested in sponsorship opportunities, contact Tiffany Stewart at tiffanys@tagonline.org or Kyle Ross at kyle@tagonline.org
To book your foursome, contact Kyle Ross at 404-920-2004 or kyle@tagonline.org 


DATE/TIME:

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 10:00 AM to
Monday, Sep 16, 2019 7:00 PM

LOCATION:

665 Hightower Trl
Cherokee Town & Country Club
Atlanta, GA 30350-1710
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TAG Digital Media & Entertainment with Georgia Game Developers Association Present: Tech Tools for TV, Games and Film

DATE
Wednesday, September 18th

TIME
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

LOCATION 
Tripwire Interactive
1775 Woodstock Rd, Suite 100
Roswell, GA 30075

EVENT OVERVIEW
As cross media convergence among all manner of content creation and distribution becomes the norm; we look at some of the exciting cross utilization of tools within media and entertainment. Game engines are now used for story board, animation, as well as scenery. Motion capture and VR technologies are changing the face of content and performance going back to the historic holographic Tupac performance at Coachella in 2012. As seen with the purchase of 'Avatar' technology by James Cameron and the Weather Channel's much talked about use of 3D graphics showing Florence's storm surge; Georgia is a key player in this important space.

Parking is free. Light food and refreshments provided.

SPEAKER
Alberto Crespo, Principal VFX Designer, The Weather Channel
Alberto Crespo is a Princple VFX Designer who works with the VFX team to create cutting edge, Unreal Engine augmented reality graphics for The Weather Channel's live programming.
Alberto has worked at The Weather Channel for over 11 years and his work has been nominated for an Emmy this year and has been awarded 1st place at Promax BDA nationally for his VFX and AR segments 5 years in a row and was recently awarded a 1st place global award from both the Promax BDA and Vizrt global competitions for his augmented reality graphics.
Alberto holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Art with a concentration on 3D modeling and animation form Savannah College of Art and Design.

EVENT FEE
TAG Members: $0
Non-Members: $20


EVENT HOST AND SPONSOR

DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 5:30 PM to
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 8:00 PM

LOCATION:

1775 Woodstock Rd Ste 100
Roswell, GA 30075-2170
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TAG North Metro Networking Jam - September 2019

Are you looking to make new connections and develop business relationships?

Come join TAG at our North Metro facility for an exciting monthly Networking Jam! You will get a chance to know great tech companies and people in the area through structured networking and learn more about how TAG can help you grow you and your business! Guaranteed to make new connections through our structured networking experience. Don't miss it!

Coffee and light breakfast provided. Walk-Ins welcome!

Private entrance located in the back of the building.

DATE/TIME:

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 7:30 AM to
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 9:00 AM

LOCATION:

4400 N Point Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30022-2472
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TAG CRM/CX and TAG Digital Health Presents: Bringing CX into Rx

Date: September 19, 2019
Time: 7:30AM-9:00AM
Pricing: Members $10/Non-Members $30
Location:
IBM
6303 Barfield Road
Atlanta, GA 30328

The healthcare space is facing a crisis, from increasing costs and competition, to keeping with the fast pace of innovation, and rising expectations. Now more than ever, leaders in this space need to think outside of the box to keep their organizations profitable and relevant. Leveraging customer experience can be a powerful tool to do so. Join local Atlanta leaders representing exciting and innovative companies in the healthcare space for an interactive discussion about their journeys to deliver results by improving the patient experience.

DATE/TIME:

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 7:30 AM to
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 9:00 AM

LOCATION:

6303 Barfield Rd
IBM
Atlanta, GA 30328-4233
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TAG Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

Location:
Albany State University West Campus
2400 Gillionville Road
Albany, Georgia 31707
*Student Center, Room 266 North (multi-purpose rooms)

Highlighting:
• Alternative Fuel Safety and Economy
• Fleet and Transportation Projects
• Propane AutoGas for Schools & Fleet
• Direct uses of Natural Gas
• Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles
• Electric Vehicles (EVs)
• Fleet Fueling Infrastructure
• EV Charging Technology
• Cyber Security
• State & Federal Energy Policy & Rebates
• Georgia’s Clean Energy Future

A 2-hour Seminar and Commercial Vehicle Display:
Map your sustainability and economic development plan using natural gas, electric (EV) and propane AutoGas vehicles. Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols hosts a guided, walking showcase of alt-fuel cars, trucks and buses followed by a seminar on current trends in alternative fuel vehicle technology, transportation, energy security and resilience, for rural and uban communities. Technology Association of Georgia and Clean Cities Georgia highlight their work building a clean tech future. Schedule a commercial fleet test drive with OEM reps.

Attendees:
Mayors, City & County Administrators, Energy
Managers, Public Works Directors, Fleet
Managers, Shop Foremen, Business and Manufacturing Execs, Sustainability Officers, Technology Officers and others.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the growth trends in electric, propane and natural gas uses in transportation.
• How to evaluate each option relative to your needs and uses (fuel fit).

• Where to turn for additional resources and advice on funding and project implementation.

Contact:

Joy.Kramer@EnergyEvent.net

Sponsors:
Georgia Power
Blue Bird
Clean Cities Georgia
Nissan
Natural Gas Association of Georgia
Atlanta Gas Light

DATE/TIME:

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 9:00 AM to
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 12:00 PM

LOCATION:

2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany State University West Campus
Albany, GA 31707-3023
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Growth Challenge Workshop

Mark Your Calendar
Date: September 25, 2019
Time: 11:30 am-5:00 pm (cocktail reception 5pm-6pm)
Location: TAG North Metro, 4400 North Point Parkway, Suite 155, Alpharetta, GA 30022
Cost: $50.00 for Members & $100.00 for Non-Members

Is your business on the fast track of growth and poised to evolve with market change?   

The Growth Challenge Workshop, presented by Insperity, puts you in a room with fellow members to test your skills at making critical decisions and overcoming real-world challenges that growing businesses face.  ""The biggest thing I gained was getting the collective wisdom of other business owners.""  --Workshop participant, Wendy Covey, COO and co-founder of TREW Marketing. 

Invitation-only event includes:
• Interactive table discussions with peers (CEO's, business owners and entrepreneurs)
• Graduate level content focused on C-level pain points
• Real-life case study used to analyze solutions
• Goal setting, next steps for your business
• Networking lunch and cocktail reception It is our privilege to provide the businesses in our community with the tools that they need to prosper. We hope you'll join us!!

AGENDA
11:30am –  12:00pm Registration/Check-In
11:30am –  12:00pm Buffet Lunch/ Networking
12:00pm –  2:00pm Meeting
2:00pm   –  2:15pm PM Break (served inside room)
2:15pm   –  4:00pm Meeting
4:00pm   –  4:15pm   Break 
4:15pm   –  5:00pm Meeting
5:00pm   –  6:00pm Cocktail Reception

Workshop Flow

Workshop Content

Find out more about the event  

DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 11:30 AM to
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 5:00 PM

LOCATION:

4400 N Point Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30022-2472
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TAG Data Science & Analytics and TAG Supply Chain Present: Supply Chain Advanced Analytics

DATE
Wednesday, September 25th

TIME
6:00 PM - 8:00
6:00-6:30 Registration and Networking
6:30-8:00 Program

LOCATION
UPS Corporate Headquarters
Auditorium 
55 Glenlake Parkway NE
Atlanta, GA 30328

EVENT OVERVIEW
Panel explores where Analytics have obvious applications within the Supply Chain Management (SCM) area. Until recently, businesses have been less quick to implement analytics in logistics than in other areas of operations such as marketing or manufacturing.  Geopolitical events like trade wars and global warming will be discussed as recent examples in the area to deliver results of SCM projects.

PANELISTS
Mohammed Chaara, Director of Data Science & Machine Learning, UPS
Brian Keare, CIO, Incorta
Doug McClure, VP Business Intelligence, Acuity Brands
Thomas Snowden, VP Supply Chain, Supply.com
Kirk Waldrop, VP Supply CHain Ops, Chainlytics

MODERATOR
Jason Seeby, TAG Data Science & Analytics Board Member

EVENT SPONOSOR
Incorta

EVENT FEE
TAG Members: $10
Non-Members: $30

PARKING/DRIVING DETAILS 
As you approach the UPS building, please take the first right (near the flag poles & UPS brand) and follow the signs to visitor parking (bear to the right to the guard station).
At the entrance to the visitor/employee parking deck, give the guard your name and inform them that you are scheduled for the TAG Event. If guard is not at station, ring for assistance on button provided.  A government issued ID will be required for entrance into UPS

DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 8:00 PM

LOCATION:

55 Glenlake Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30328-3474
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TAG Infrastructure Presents: Intersection of Infrastructure & Security: What Can Go Wrong?

DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019 5:30 PM to
Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019 8:15 PM

LOCATION:

3 Edison Dr
E*Trade
Alpharetta, GA 30005-3912
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TAG Savannah Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

Location:
Georgia Institute of Technology Savannah Campus
210 Technology Circle Savannah, GA 31407
Main Bldg, Class 114-115

Highlighting:
• Alternative Fuel Safety and Economy
• Fleet and Transportation Projects
• Propane AutoGas for Schools & Fleet
• Direct uses of Natural Gas
• Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles
• Electric Vehicles (EVs)
• Fleet Fueling Infrastructure
• EV Charging Technology
• Cyber Security
• State & Federal Energy Policy & Rebates
• Georgia’s Clean Energy Future

A 2-hour Seminar and Commercial Vehicle Display:
Map your sustainability and economic development plan using natural gas, electric (EV) and propane AutoGas vehicles. Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols hosts a guided, walking showcase of alt-fuel cars, trucks and buses followed by a seminar on current trends in alternative fuel vehicle technology, transportation, energy security and resilience, for rural and uban communities. Technology Association of Georgia and Clean Cities Georgia highlight their work building a clean tech future. Schedule a commercial fleet test drive with OEM reps.

Attendees:
Mayors, City & County Administrators, Energy
Managers, Public Works Directors, Fleet
Managers, Shop Foremen, Business and Manufacturing Execs, Sustainability Officers, Technology Officers and others.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the growth trends in electric, propane and natural gas uses in transportation.
• How to evaluate each option relative to your needs and uses (fuel fit).

• Where to turn for additional resources and advice on funding and project implementation.

Contact:

Joy.Kramer@EnergyEvent.net

Sponsors:
Georgia Power
Blue Bird
Clean Cities Georgia
Nissan
Natural Gas Association of Georgia
Atlanta Gas Light



DATE/TIME:

Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019 9:00 AM to
Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019 12:00 PM

LOCATION:

210 Technology Cir
Georgia Institute of Technology Savannah Campus
Savannah, GA 31407-3016
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TAG North Metro Networking Jam - October 2019

Are you looking to make new connections and develop business relationships?

Come join TAG at our North Metro facility for an exciting monthly Networking Jam! You will get a chance to know great tech companies and people in the area through structured networking and learn more about how TAG can help you grow you and your business! Guaranteed to make new connections through our structured networking experience. Don't miss it!

Coffee and light breakfast provided. Walk-Ins welcome!

Private entrance located in the back of the building.

DATE/TIME:

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 7:30 AM to
Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 9:00 AM

LOCATION:

4400 N Point Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30022-2472
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TAG Perimeter Executive Luncheon Series Presenting...

TAG Perimeter Executive Luncheon Series Presents...

 


Location:

Maggiano's

4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30346



DATE/TIME:

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 11:30 AM to
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 1:30 PM

LOCATION:

4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE
Maggiano's
Atlanta, GA 30346-1518
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TAG Smart Energy Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

Location:
Georgia Power Customer Resource Center
4404 N. Shallowford Rd.
Atlanta GA 30338


Price:
Free

Highlighting:
• Alternative Fuel Safety and Economy
• Fleet and Transportation Projects
• Propane AutoGas for Schools & Fleet
• Direct uses of Natural Gas
• Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles
• Electric Vehicles (EVs)
• Fleet Fueling Infrastructure
• EV Charging Technology
• Cyber Security
• State & Federal Energy Policy & Rebates
• Georgia’s Clean Energy Future

A 2-hour Seminar and Commercial Vehicle Display:
Map your sustainability and economic development plan using natural gas, electric (EV) and propane AutoGas vehicles. Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols hosts a guided, walking showcase of alt-fuel cars, trucks and buses followed by a seminar on current trends in alternative fuel vehicle technology, transportation, energy security and resilience, for rural and uban communities. Technology Association of Georgia and Clean Cities Georgia highlight their work building a clean tech future. Schedule a commercial fleet test drive with OEM reps.

Attendees:
Mayors, City & County Administrators, Energy
Managers, Public Works Directors, Fleet
Managers, Shop Foremen, Business and Manufacturing Execs, Sustainability Officers, Technology Officers and others.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the growth trends in electric, propane and natural gas uses in transportation.
• How to evaluate each option relative to your needs and uses (fuel fit).

• Where to turn for additional resources and advice on funding and project implementation.

Contact:

Joy.Kramer@EnergyEvent.net

Sponsors:
Georgia Power
Blue Bird
Clean Cities Georgia
Nissan
Natural Gas Association of Georgia
Atlanta Gas Light

DATE/TIME:

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 9:00 AM to
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 12:00 PM

LOCATION:

4404 N Shallowford Rd
Georgia Power Customer Resource Center
Atlanta, GA 30338-6438
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TAG Middle Georgia Partners with 9th Annual Clean Energy Roadshow

Location:
Middle Georgia Regional Commission
175 Emery Highway
Suite C
Macon GA 31217


Price:
Free

Highlighting:
• Alternative Fuel Safety and Economy
• Fleet and Transportation Projects
• Propane AutoGas for Schools & Fleet
• Direct uses of Natural Gas
• Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles
• Electric Vehicles (EVs)
• Fleet Fueling Infrastructure
• EV Charging Technology
• Cyber Security
• State & Federal Energy Policy & Rebates
• Georgia’s Clean Energy Future

A 2-hour Seminar and Commercial Vehicle Display:
Map your sustainability and economic development plan using natural gas, electric (EV) and propane AutoGas vehicles. Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols hosts a guided, walking showcase of alt-fuel cars, trucks and buses followed by a seminar on current trends in alternative fuel vehicle technology, transportation, energy security and resilience, for rural and uban communities. Technology Association of Georgia and Clean Cities Georgia highlight their work building a clean tech future. Schedule a commercial fleet test drive with OEM reps.

Attendees:
Mayors, City & County Administrators, Energy
Managers, Public Works Directors, Fleet
Managers, Shop Foremen, Business and Manufacturing Execs, Sustainability Officers, Technology Officers and others.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the growth trends in electric, propane and natural gas uses in transportation.
• How to evaluate each option relative to your needs and uses (fuel fit).

• Where to turn for additional resources and advice on funding and project implementation.

Contact:

Joy.Kramer@EnergyEvent.net

Sponsors:
Georgia Power
Blue Bird
Clean Cities Georgia
Nissan
Natural Gas Association of Georgia
Atlanta Gas Light

DATE/TIME:

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 9:00 AM to
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 12:00 PM

LOCATION:

175 Emery Hwy
Middle Georgia Regional Commission
Macon, GA 31217-3692
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TAG North Metro Networking Jam - November 2019

Are you looking to make new connections and develop business relationships?

Come join TAG at our North Metro facility for an exciting monthly Networking Jam! You will get a chance to know great tech companies and people in the area through structured networking and learn more about how TAG can help you grow you and your business! Guaranteed to make new connections through our structured networking experience. Don't miss it!

Coffee and light breakfast provided. Walk-Ins welcome!

Private entrance located in the back of the building.

DATE/TIME:

Thursday, Nov 07, 2019 7:30 AM to
Thursday, Nov 07, 2019 9:00 AM

LOCATION:

4400 N Point Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30022-2472
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Geek Rush 5k 2019

Join TAG as we gather the geeks for the metro Atlanta technology community's greatest run!

Sign up your teams and come support the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) and STEM education.  Vendors and sponsors will be display.  Enjoy food, healthy fun and awards.  This race is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier.

November 9, 2019

TAG North Metro
4400 North Point Parkway, Suite 155
Alpharetta, GA  30022

2019 RACE-DAY AGENDA

Registration Open/Packet Pickup | 7:00am

Company teams gather | 7:00am

Free team photos | 7:00am - 7:40am

Group Warm-up Exercises | 7:40am - 7:50 am

5K Start run/walk | 8:00am

Event Ends | 10:30am

DATE/TIME:

Saturday, Nov 09, 2019 7:00 AM to
Saturday, Nov 09, 2019 10:00 AM

LOCATION:

4400 N Point Pkwy
Suite 155
Alpharetta, GA 30022-2472
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TAG North Metro Networking Jam - December 2019

Are you looking to make new connections and develop business relationships?

Come join TAG at our North Metro facility for an exciting monthly Networking Jam! You will get a chance to know great tech companies and people in the area through structured networking and learn more about how TAG can help you grow you and your business! Guaranteed to make new connections through our structured networking experience. Don't miss it!

Coffee and light breakfast provided. Walk-Ins welcome!

Private entrance located in the back of the building.

DATE/TIME:

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 7:30 AM to
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 9:00 AM

LOCATION:

4400 N Point Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30022-2472
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One TAG: State of the Industry Breakfast

Location:
Computer Museum of America

Agenda:
7:30-8:00am, Registration

8:00-8:05am, CMoA Welcome

8:05-8:15am, Larry Williams, President & CEO of TAG, Welcome

8:15-8:20am, Sponsor Introduction

8:20-9:00am, FinTech Panel

9:00-9:05am, Sponsor Introduction

9:05-9:45am, Digital Health Panel

9:45-9:50am, Sponsor Introduction

9:50-10:30am, Logistics Panel

10:30-10:35am, Sponsor Introduction

10:35-11:15am, Digital Media and Entertainment Panel

11:15-11:30am, Closing

11:30-12:30am, Experience CMoA

Sponsors:

DATE/TIME:

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 7:30 AM to
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 12:00 PM

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The Summit 2020

 

Need help registering for a TAG event? Reach us at helpme@tagonline.org or call 470-788-8402



The Summit brings together and engages more than 1,300 prominent technology, business and thought leaders centered around the most prominent and relevant trends that are sparking, disrupting and driving innovation today through the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) - one of the country’s largest technology associations with 34,000+ members.

The Summit is an invitation to engage with the tech community! It provides an opportunity to learn, meet, and discover new ways for your company to get involved, develop relationships, and identify potential partnerships. The Summit allows you to ‘be in the know’ on who is leading the industry in innovation and inspiring what’s next in technology.

The Summit will showcase nationally recognized speakers, trending content sessions, the newest inductee into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia, and Georgia’s most innovative tech companies revolutionizing business. Attendees will also have an opportunity to demo the latest technology and interact with TAG’s tech professional societies for ways to get plugged into what’s happening in the Georgia tech market.


Check out The Summit website here for more details. 


The Summit 2020

March 3-4, 2020

Cobb Galleria Centre


HIGHLIGHTS:

1 ½ Day Event
1300+ Attendees
Top 40 and Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia
Release of the 2020 State of the Industry Report
Summit Exhibitor Showcase of Most Innovative Companies
Keynote Speaker
16 Breakout Sessions Focusing on Current and Future Tech Trends
2019 Tech Hall of Fame Inductee Announced
TAG Impact Award Winner
TAG Society Showcase
Interactive Demos with Next-Gen Technology
12M+ Media Impression
s


TICKET INFO

Early Bird Special  TAG Member - $150 Non-TAG Member - $200

Valid until 11/30/19


Regular Registration  TAG Member - $199 Non-TAG Member - $250

Valid until 2/28/20 at 5pm


Table Sales (include 10 Event Tickets at a Reserved Table) TAG Member - $1700 Non-TAG Member - $2200

Valid until 2/26/20 at 5pm


At Door Ticket Pricing - $250

Valid 3/3/20 - 3/4/20


 

DATE/TIME:

Tuesday, Mar 03, 2020 5:30 PM to
Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020 3:30 PM

LOCATION:

2 Galleria Parkway, SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
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The Summit 2020

 

Need help registering for a TAG event? Reach us at helpme@tagonline.org or call 470-788-8402



The Summit brings together and engages more than 1,300 prominent technology, business and thought leaders centered around the most prominent and relevant trends that are sparking, disrupting and driving innovation today through the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) - one of the country’s largest technology associations with 34,000+ members.

The Summit is an invitation to engage with the tech community! It provides an opportunity to learn, meet, and discover new ways for your company to get involved, develop relationships, and identify potential partnerships. The Summit allows you to ‘be in the know’ on who is leading the industry in innovation and inspiring what’s next in technology.

The Summit will showcase nationally recognized speakers, trending content sessions, the newest inductee into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia, and Georgia’s most innovative tech companies revolutionizing business. Attendees will also have an opportunity to demo the latest technology and interact with TAG’s tech professional societies for ways to get plugged into what’s happening in the Georgia tech market.


Check out The Summit website here for more details. 


The Summit 2020

March 3-4, 2020

Cobb Galleria Centre


HIGHLIGHTS:

1 ½ Day Event
1300+ Attendees
Top 40 and Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia
Release of the 2020 State of the Industry Report
Summit Exhibitor Showcase of Most Innovative Companies
Keynote Speaker
16 Breakout Sessions Focusing on Current and Future Tech Trends
2019 Tech Hall of Fame Inductee Announced
TAG Impact Award Winner
TAG Society Showcase
Interactive Demos with Next-Gen Technology
12M+ Media Impression
s


TICKET INFO

Early Bird Special  TAG Member - $150 Non-TAG Member - $200

Valid until 11/30/19


Regular Registration  TAG Member - $199 Non-TAG Member - $250

Valid until 2/28/20 at 5pm


Table Sales (include 10 Event Tickets at a Reserved Table) TAG Member - $1700 Non-TAG Member - $2200

Valid until 2/26/20 at 5pm


At Door Ticket Pricing - $250

Valid 3/3/20 - 3/4/20


 

DATE/TIME:

Tuesday, Mar 03, 2020 5:30 PM to
Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020 3:30 PM

LOCATION:

2 Galleria Parkway, SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
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FinTech South 2020

Need help registering for a TAG event? Reach us at helpme@tagonline.org or call 470-788-8402

 

FinTech South

April 20-21, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

FinTech South 2020 is a global exchange of insights, innovations and trends fueling tomorrow's financial tech industry. 

Attracting international companies and speakers across multiple industries, FinTech South is an opportunity to engage with 1500+ international FinTech executives generating $72B in revenues and processing over 118B transactions annually.

FinTech South Highlights:
1500 Attendees 
30% C-Level Executives 
570 Companies from multiple industries
100+ Speakers
Keynote Speakers
24 Breakout Sessions
VIP Session for C-level Executives
110+ Exhibitors & Startups at FinTech South Innovation Alley
Lifetime Achievement Award
Innovation Challenge Pitch Contest and $50K Award
ADVANCE Awards

For more information: www.FinTechSouth.com 


TICKETS:

Early Registration 

TAG Members - $300 Non-TAG Members - $350

Valid until 10/15/19


Regular Registration 

TAG Members - $350 Non-TAG Members - $395

Valid until 3/31/20


Month of Event Registration 

TAG Members - $450 Non-TAG Members - $495

Valid 4/1/20 - 4/17/20

*Online registration ends on 4/17/20 at 5pm EST. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $600 each.


Reserved Table (Includes 10 Event Tickets)

TAG Members - $3,250 Non-TAG Members - $3,750

Table purchases end on 4/15/20 at 5pm EST.


DATE/TIME:

Monday, Apr 20, 2020 12:00 PM to
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020 5:00 PM

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FinTech South 2020

Need help registering for a TAG event? Reach us at helpme@tagonline.org or call 470-788-8402

 

FinTech South

April 20-21, 2020

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

FinTech South 2020 is a global exchange of insights, innovations and trends fueling tomorrow's financial tech industry. 

Attracting international companies and speakers across multiple industries, FinTech South is an opportunity to engage with 1500+ international FinTech executives generating $72B in revenues and processing over 118B transactions annually.

FinTech South Highlights:
1500 Attendees 
30% C-Level Executives 
570 Companies from multiple industries
100+ Speakers
Keynote Speakers
24 Breakout Sessions
VIP Session for C-level Executives
110+ Exhibitors & Startups at FinTech South Innovation Alley
Lifetime Achievement Award
Innovation Challenge Pitch Contest and $50K Award
ADVANCE Awards

For more information: www.FinTechSouth.com 


TICKETS:

Early Registration 

TAG Members - $300 Non-TAG Members - $350

Valid until 10/15/19


Regular Registration 

TAG Members - $350 Non-TAG Members - $395

Valid until 3/31/20


Month of Event Registration 

TAG Members - $450 Non-TAG Members - $495

Valid 4/1/20 - 4/17/20

*Online registration ends on 4/17/20 at 5pm EST. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $600 each.


Reserved Table (Includes 10 Event Tickets)

TAG Members - $3,250 Non-TAG Members - $3,750

Table purchases end on 4/15/20 at 5pm EST.


DATE/TIME:

Monday, Apr 20, 2020 12:00 PM to
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020 5:00 PM

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