What is artificial intelligence (AI)? Is autonomous technology the future of business operations? Will it impact the workforce? How can businesses protect their data and employees against cyber threats?

These pressing questions are top of mind for many Pennsylvania employers. Leading experts will respond to them all at the 2023 Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry IT and Innovations Conference next week.

The event, to be held Thursday, Oct. 26 at The Alloy in King of Prussia, is more than a gathering of industry leaders; it is a chance to gain practical insights into the transformative landscape of AI, robotics, cybersecurity, and other innovations necessary to help your business compete in the 21st-century economy.

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Emerging technologies are reshaping businesses and entire industries worldwide. The proliferation of AI, for instance, has raised important questions surrounding its impact on our daily lives. How will it impact jobs? Is it safe? And how can business leaders embrace it to grow and streamline their operations?

That’s why we tailored this year’s IT and Innovations Conference to address these pressing concerns and offer cutting-edge insights from thought leaders and industry insiders.

We are excited to begin the event with a keynote address from FBI Special Agent Darin Murphy, who will take the stage to delve into the critical topic of confronting cyber threats. With two decades of experience investigating a wide array of cybercrimes, Agent Murphy is a seasoned expert in the field.

Agent Murphy’s expertise will arm attendees with a greater awareness of cybersecurity measures their organization can take, empowering them to safeguard their digital assets and better fortify their online defenses against emerging threats.

Following this insightful address, we will kick off a series of panel discussions. These panels will offer a deep dive into the intersection of technology, innovation, and business strategy.

First on the docket is a discussion on how employers can cultivate a culture of innovation. John Astfalk, Chief Information Officer of S&B USA Construction, and David Brantley, Product Manager at Flashfood, will share their extensive experience integrating innovative approaches into their respective businesses.

This event will be an outstanding opportunity for learning, networking, and strategizing.

Cybersecurity will return as the focus of our second panel, featuring Kathleen Hohenadel, Director of Cyber & Analytic Solutions at Lockheed Martin Space, Jeremy Young, CEO of Federal Resources Corporation, and Shena Seneca Tharnish, VP of Secure Networking & Cybersecurity Solutions at Comcast Business Services.

Next, we’ll turn our attention to advancements in autonomous technology. Matt Blackburn of Aurora Innovation and Ted Dengel of FedEx Ground will provide their insights into the latest developments in self-driving vehicles and robotics, how AI is accelerating advancements in these fields, and their potential uses in the logistics sector and beyond.

Finally, the event will culminate in a keynote address from esteemed Professor Prasanna “Sonny” Tambe from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, whose remarks will shed light on the transformative power of AI and offer advice to benefit employers everywhere.

This conference presents a remarkable opportunity to apply practical, real-world strategies to your business operations. In addition to the insights shared by our panelists and presenters, attendees will also be able to earn five continuing education credits to count toward both legal and professional certifications.

With a stellar lineup of speakers, insightful panel discussions, and invaluable keynotes, the IT and Innovations Conference will be an outstanding opportunity for learning, networking, and strategizing.

Don’t miss out on your chance to gain firsthand knowledge from industry leaders and experts! Register today to secure your spot at this transformative conference.

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