April 16, 2020
Helping to Grow the IT Community in Southeast North Carolina
About WITX - Cancelled
WITX (Wilmington Information Technology eXchange) is now in
its seventeenth year. It brings together students, faculty, staff and local
information technology professionals to share their experiences and demonstrate their leading technology endeavors. In addition, leading IT professionals will share their ideas through keynotes, learning eXchanges and 5 minute Ignite! presentations.
Registration is required by all attendees prior to April 13th, 2020. There is no cost for students to attend.
CEO Cape Fear Collective
Topic: The Future of Social Impact: The Challenges and Opportunities of Big Data in the Cape Fear Region
The big data revolution is changing the way we do business, consume content, and purchase goods,
creating profitable opportunities for corporations around the world. Unfortunately, much of the
innovation and advantage provided by the advent of big data has yet to reach the social sector,
largely leaving behind the front-line nonprofit organizations who are desperately fighting complex,
systemic challenges every single day. More...
Workshops / panels / presentations to increase your IT skills.
- Best Practices to Protect Against Ransomware and
Other Cyber Threats
Peter Romness, CISCO
- Data Virtualization with PolyBase
Microsoft Data Platform MVP and CTO at Envizage
- Leading Technology Teams
Technical Program Manager, Apiture
Over 25 exhibitors from UNCW, CIE and local industry.
Students, Faculty and Staff from UNCW
What is Ignite?
Ignite is a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide. At the events Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes
Special thanks to the UNCW Cameron School of Business, the Congdon School and the Computer Science Department for their support. WITX is underwritten by the Beck Foundation and other sponsors.
Other sponsors include:
More Sponsor Information
Thursday, April 16 - Congdon Hall, UNCW Campus