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Published August 24 2012

Technology conference agenda set for Sept. 6

FARGO – Sen. John Hoeven has announced the agenda for the State of Technology: The Next Generation of Jobs in North Dakota technology conference Sept. 6 at Fargo’s Holiday Inn.

Keynote addresses will be given by Doug Burgum, founder of Great Plains Software, and Google executive Jeff Davis.

Burgum will highlight how North Dakota can position itself to be a frontrunner in both business and in creating the jobs of the future. Davis will provide insights on the next wave of technology products that will drive and empower business and commerce.

The conference will also feature two panel discussions. The first, led by North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani, will identify ways to remain competitive in a technology dependent economy.

The next panel, led by Appareo Systems CEO Barry Batcheller, will highlight leading regional business leaders from Packet Digital, John Deere, Aldevron and Intelligent InSites, who will demonstrate how these businesses utilize technologies to drive growth.

To register for the event, go online to www.fmwfchamber.com or call (218) 223-1100.