Spring Conference

May 7 | 8:00 am | Minneapolis — 

One of the science and technology community’s must-attend conferences, 2015 is a year of exciting changes for this event, including a new venue and a new format! Join us at the Guthrie Theater May 7th for a full-day, inspiring agenda featuring industry thought leaders and sessions focused on today’s top technology trends. Do not miss the opportunity to connect with other science and technology professionals at this must-attend event.

The session content is led by a planning committee responsible for shaping the agenda. In addition to quality educational opportunities, the conference is the premier networking opportunity for science and technology leaders.

Hear from these industry experts

Opening keynote:
Adrian Davis, President of Whetstone, Inc.
Resistance is Futile: The Irresistible Power of Storytelling for Sales Professionals
Business strategist and management consultant Adrian Davis will demonstrate how telling better stories helps build rapport with clients and customers, and reduce resistance to sales efforts, and enhance customer’s identification with your products and services.

Mid-Morning Keynote:
Mary Meehan, CEO of Panoramix Global
Transformation: Innovating in a World in Flux
Consumer behavior researcher and cultural intelligence analyst Mary Meehan will explore how changing cultural trends influence consumer behavior and how learning to navigate, anticipate and leverage these dynamics leads to insights for innovation growth and opportunity.

Closing Keynote:
Josef Brunner, Chief Architect, Cisco Services
The Future of IoT
A serial entrepreneur with expertise in internet security, energy, and the Internet of things, Josef Brunner will discuss IoT and Intercloud strategy, about wins and projects and about the importance of partnership, and share his thoughts on possible new directions for the internet of things.

Learn more about these world-class speakers here.

The full day conference will also include:

  • 6 Panel discussions – Topics coming soon!
  • Informal discussion topics
  • Unbeatable Networking

Thursday, May 7, 2015
8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Guthrie Theater
818 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Individual Tickets
Member: $135 | Non Member: $185

Buy a package of 5 or 10 tickets and save!
Package of 5 Tickets:
Member: $575 | Non Member: $745

Package of 10 Tickets: $995

Register Now

2015 Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities available | Download opportunities here. -Questions? Please Kathy Marsh (kmarsh@mhta.org | 952-230-4554)


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