HI-TEC: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference HI-TEC: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference
HI-TEC: Educating America's Technical Workforce
HI-TEC: Educating America's Technical Workforce


Wednesday, July 29

Implementing a Workshop or Conference in a No-Travel Environment

Laura Chappell, American Innovator, Researcher, and Educator; Founder of Chappell University

Learn how to successfully plan and implement a fully-virtual series of workshops or a full conference in the current "no-travel" environment. This presentation will focus on pitfalls and considerations for implementation from Ms. Chappell's experience.

Laura Chappell is an American researcher and educator. She is best known as the founder of Chappell University, Wireshark University and the WCNA Certification program (formerly known as the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst program). She is a highly-energetic speaker and author of numerous industry titles on network communications, analysis and security. Laura has presented to thousands of State, Federal and international law enforcement officers, judicial members, engineers, network administrators, technicians and developers. Laura led a 100% virtual conference for hundreds of participants in March, and she will share with us various types of implementation choices that can make implementation easier or more difficult.

Thursday, July 30

Building Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn to Accelerate Your Career

Richard Bliss, Architect of Executive Social Media, Author, LinkedIn Top Voices 2019, BlissPoint Consulting

Learn 5 key elements to a successful LinkedIn profile to help you stand out from the crowd. Understand how your Instagram habits are sabotaging your LinkedIn performance. LinkedIn used to be where we looked for a job, it is now the place where we do our jobs. Discover tools to track and evaluate your students and their performance on LinkedIn.

As a LinkedIn Top Voices and experienced executive communications manager and Social Media Coach, Richard Bliss works with executives and sales teams, helping them become more comfortable with social media and more fluent in social conversations. He helps them build their platform and confidence to reach their audience effectively. Curious and passionate about what drives corporate success, he worked with start-ups and high-growth technology companies in EMEA, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, and helped them position for multi-million-dollar revenue growth and acquisition by focusing on the global market while leveraging local diversity.