April 16, 2020
Helping to Grow the IT Community in Southeast North Carolina

About WITX - Cancelled


Keynote Speaker

Jason Brien

Patrick Brien

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...

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Learning eXchanges

Workshops / panels / presentations to increase your IT skills.
Topics include:
  • Best Practices to Protect Against Ransomware and Other Cyber Threats
    Peter Romness, CISCO
  • Data Virtualization with PolyBase
    Kevin Feasel
    Microsoft Data Platform MVP and CTO at Envizage
  • Leading Technology Teams
    Alison Brien
    Technical Program Manager, Apiture

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Over 25 exhibitors from UNCW, CIE and local industry.
Students, Faculty and Staff from UNCW

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Ignite Logo 

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

Presenters Include:
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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:

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Thursday, April 16 - Congdon Hall, UNCW Campus