DETROIT, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- XChange Events announced the details for the 9th Annual Midwest Technology Leaders Symposium (MTL) taking place May 22nd at The Inn at St. John's in Detroit, Michigan. A gathering of the Midwest region's top information executives, MTL is designed to support the advancement of information technology in the region as well as foster relationship building and cooperation within this technology community. Follow the event on Twitter @MidwestTechLdrs #mtl13.
The Midwest Technology Leaders Symposium draws an influential audience of more than 200 CIOs and senior-level executives, committed to innovation, excellence and results. The event agenda addresses the critical issues impacting the local and regional IT industry. Over the course of the day, attendees will gain valuable insights into emerging trends and innovative approaches to solving IT and business challenges, while networking with influential peers, press, and analysts.
- Welcome Address from Michelle Pluskota, VP, Comcast Business Class
- Keynote from Larry Bonfante, CIO, USTA "Competencies of the New CIO"
- Ron Utterbeck, CIO, GE Corporate & Managing Director, AMSTC will present, "Collaboration and Mobility"
- Dave Behen, CIO, State of Michigan will present, "Reinventing Michigan Through IT"
- CIO panel discussion, "Stop Playing Catch Up: Start Innovating for Positive Business Outcomes"
- Giving Back initiative in support of We Build Character mentoring programs
"The Midwest Technology Leaders Symposium is a proven venue, exclusively dedicated to this region, to glean the latest information on the pressing IT issues of today and uncover new opportunities for business success," said Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President of Strategic Content, UBM Tech Channel. "Unlike anything else in the industry today, the forward thinking IT leaders of the Midwest are afforded a unique opportunity to share best practices, forge new relationships and strengthen the IT community in their own backyard."
Visit http://www.xchange-events.com for more information and updates on Midwest Technology Leaders and other IT executive events.
Part of the UBM Tech Channel family, XChange Events connect technology builders, sellers and buyers through a diverse number of live and virtual events, designed to help attendees share best practices, network with peers and gain exclusive market intelligence from industry editors and analysts. Organized into three categories, XChange Events offers channel events, IT executive events and on demand virtual events to address every aspect of today's evolving IT market. For more information, please visit: http://www.xchange-events.com/
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