More than 70 Minnesota science & tech organizations already signed up for Spring Conference

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April 4, 2017

MHTA — People from more than 70 Minnesota science and technology organizations have signed up to attend and participate at MHTA’s annual Spring Conference.  The gathering will be held Tuesday, May 9th at the Minneapolis Depot Renaissance.

This year’s theme is focused on how technology is dramatically changing businesses big and small across the Midwest.  It will feature keynote speeches by:

  • Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve
  • Chris Wolf, chief technology officer with VMware
  • The leaders of Cuningham Group and Epic Systems
  • Brian Harry of Microsoft on the transition from Agile to Devops

More than a dozen breakout sessions will focus on digital transformation, innovation, cybersecurity and tech workforce.  The conference will begin with breakfast at 8 a.m. and conclude with an interactive tech reception at 4 p.m.  You can register to attend here. Early-bird discount prices end April 11! You can also save 20% if you buy 5 or more tickets.

Sponsorships remain available to 2017 Spring Conference.  They range from $5000 to $1000.

  • $5000 – Silver (Lunch, Tech Reception, Program Guide)
  • $3500 – Bronze (Breakout session introduction & moderator)
  • $2500 – Next Generation STEM Sponsor – Sponsor student attendees
  • $1000 – Exhibitor (8’ display table, company listed on marketing materials)

You can purchase a sponsorship at MHTA.org/sponsorship/ or contact Andrew Wittenborg | awittenborg@mhta.org | 952-230-4557 for more sponsorship details.

Companies participating (as of April 3rd):

  • 3M
  • 75F
  • Accenture
  • Advance IT Minnesota
  • Ameriprise
  • Associated Benefits & Risk Consulting
  • Best Buy
  • CoCo
  • Charter Solutions
  • Colliers International
  • Computex Technology Solutions
  • Crux Collaborative
  • Cunningham Group
  • Digital River
  • Digineer
  • Eagle Creek Software Services
  • Ecolab
  • Epic Systems
  • Elite Custom Solutions
  • FRSecure
  • Genesis10
  • IBM
  • Improving – Twin Cities
  • iTAS
  • Land O’Lakes
  • Manifest Technology
  • Marsh & McLennan
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medica
  • Medtronic
  • Meetoo
  • MentorMate
  • Metro State University
  • McGrann Shea Carnival Lamb
  • Microsoft
  • Minnesota IT Services
  • Minnesota SBIR
  • Moblie Composer
  • New Horizons Computer Learning
  • OneNeck
  • Optum
  • Padilla
  • PaR Systems
  • Parallel Technologies
  • Performix Business Services
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Ranstad Professionals
  • Red Wing Ignite
  • Qwikcast
  • Sagitec Solutions
  • Saturn Systems
  • SciTechsperience
  • Seagate
  • Source Edp
  • sSpectrum
  • StarTec Investments
  • State of Minnesota
  • SWAT Solutions
  • Target
  • Tegile
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Thousand Eyes
  • S. Bank
  • Unisys
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of St. Thomas
  • Virteva
  • Vmware
  • Xcel Energy

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