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TecNation: Indianapolis

1 day
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Salesforce Ohana Floors
1 East Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Breakfast will open at 8:30 a.m. ET, programming begins at 9:00 a.m. ET. 

Join C_TEC for an event focused on the transformative nature of technology and how it affects rural America.Hear Discussions On: 


Upskilling the American Workforce:
Each year, thousands of vacant tech positions go unfilled and this IT skills gap is only expected to grow over the next five years. How is the private sector finding innovative solutions to mitigate the growing tech skills gap?

Getting Data Privacy Regulations Right:
Hear about the current state of play for data privacy in Indiana and across the country, and what this means for consumers and businesses. o The Farming Revolution: How has technology transformed agriculture, and what are the greatest opportunities and challenges farmers face in the evolving industry?

Using Tech to Unlock the Potential of Rural America:
This session will explore ways that technology is unlocking the potential for the rural economy and why this is so vital to U.S. economic growth.


8:30 a.m.:  Breakfast Open

9:00 a.m.:          Welcome

Bob Stutz, CEO, Marketing Cloud and Chief Analytics Officer, Salesforce
Anurag Varma, Vice President, Head of Government and Public Affairs

9:15 a.m.: Upskilling the American Workforce 

MODERATOR: Mike Langellier, President and CEO, TechPoint 
Richard Cardwell, Vice President & Head of Midwest Region, Infosys
Governor Eric Holcomb

9:50 a.m.: Getting Data Privacy Regulations Right

Robert Cunningham, Corporate Counsel of Product and Privacy, Salesforce
Kirsten Keefe, Senior Counsel, Cummins 

10:30 a.m.: The Farming Revolution

MODERATOR: Mitch Frazier, CEO, Reynolds Farm Equipment
Aaron Ault, Vice President of Ault Farms and Senior Research Engineer for the Open Ag Tech and Systems Center at Purdue University
Brad Fruth, Information Systems Manager, Beck's Hybrids
Johnny Park, CEO, Wabash Heartland Innovation Network  
Tiffany L. Houchin, Director, Global Swine and Poultry Product Development, Elanco Animal Health

11:30 a.m.: 

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch 

11:45 am:  Break for lunch

12:00 pm:  Using Tech to Unlock the Potential of Rural America 

MODERATOR: Jodi Golden, Director of IN Office of Community and Rural Affairs 
Representative Don Lehe (R), Chair of Ag & Rural Committee

1:00 pm: Closing Remarks

Tim Day, SVP C_TEC