32nd Annual Information Technology Summit & Tradeshow
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Thursday, Jun 13, 2019

7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101

Thank you to everyone who attended, spoke,
exhibited & sponsored!

SAVE THE DATE!! The Next MTUG Summit will be
Thursday, May 26, 2022!


Why Attend the MTUG Technology Summit?

Attendees enjoyed a continental breakfast, buffet lunch, keynote speaker, afternoon dessert, and access to 14 workshops over 5 tracks, and full tradeshow floor access. Contact us today if you would like to receive attendee, presentation and exhibitor announcements about our next IT Summit, as well as MTUG's free season of monthly events from September to April. We look forward to seeing you!

Get all the great details in
  2019 Event Day Brochure [PDF] linked here. 

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Click here for a complete listing of Sponsor / Booth Benefits [PDF].

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Summit Agenda

This agenda does not include some exhibitor setup and registration time info. For that information, please see the Exhibitor Logistics information.

Attendee Registration in Lobby (1st floor)
Continental Breakfast in Casco Bay Hall (downstairs)
8:00 – 8:30 am – Student Orientation – Connecticut Room, 1st/Lobby Level.
7:30am–4:00pm (ALL DAY)
Casco Bay Hall – Vendor Exhibits
Casco Bay Hall – Opening Remarks
Workshop Sessions A (Lobby Level & 2nd floor - 5 consecutive workshops)
Workshop Sessions B (Lobby Level & 2nd floor - 5 consecutive workshops)
Detailed workshop schedule below.
State of Maine Banquet Hall - Lunch, Keynote Speaker, and Scholarship Presentations
Keynote Ravi Srinivasan, Vice President Solutions & Platform, Forcepoint
Workshop Sessions C (Lobby Level & 2nd floor - 4 consecutive workshops)
More Desserts in the Casco Bay Hall
3:30pm – Students Regroup at Reserved Table in CB Hall
Final Remarks, MTUG Grand Prize & Vendor Door Prizes!
4:00 pm – The 32nd Annual IT Summit & Tradeshow ends

Summit Workshops

The MTUG board works to select workshops that feature "end-user" IT professionals (tech staff working for non-tech-sales companies), presenting their own experiences with specific technologies or IT/security management challenges.

Click here, or the grid below, for a full schedule with descriptions [PDF].

MTUG accepts workshop ideas accepted ALL YEAR LONG! Planning for the next season begins in June (Proposals not accepted for the IT Summit will be automatically considered in this planning). You may use the Summit RFP form below to submit a proposal for next season (just ignore the deadlines)
--> 2019 MTUG Summit Workshop RFP: MS Word version  /  Adobe PDF version

Keynote Speaker

Ravi Srinivasan, Forcepoint's VP of Solutions & Platform
"Mitigating Business Risks in Today’s Evolving Security Landscape"

Organizations are maturing their security programs to protect users and data in a highly distributed digital world. This session will focus on the emerging challenges to reduce the business risk and secure environments that you don’t own or fully manage, running services that you did not develop, and collaborating with more people, entrusting them with your business data. This session will also cover effective strategies for risk-adaptive protection across network, cloud, data and workforce.

Join MTUG in welcoming Ravi Srinivasan from Forcepoint! Ravi brings fascinating experiences in behavior modeling to the security discussion, including a background in teaching IBM's Watson the "language of security."

Ravi Srinivasan
Vice President, Solutions and Platform, Forcepoint
Ravi leads solutions and platform at Forcepoint. In this role, he is responsible to design, messaging, positioning, and differentiating the Forcepoint solution offers in the marketplace. Ravi is also responsible for analyst relations and channel marketing at Forcepoint.
Ravi meets and consults with Security leaders on their information security, cloud and compliance initiatives. He’s also a frequent speaker at trade, analyst conferences, sharing the worldwide perspectives on secure enterprise digital transformations.
Prior to joining Forcepoint in 2019, Ravi successfully led the IBM Security strategy and offering management for 15 years, focused on Identity, Data, Application, Mobile, Fraud, and Cloud Security. Ravi is based in Austin, Texas.

(Note: this is a slightly different program than originally posted in April.)

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