MYOB: Emerging Tech Trends

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Name: MYOB: Emerging Tech Trends
Date: March 20, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
Event Description:
Mind Your Own Business:

Emerging Tech Trends and Why You Need to Know Them

Phil Fornaro, managing attorney at Fornaro Law, will discuss how to approach and understand the latest on bitcoin and blockchain. What is it? What do you need to know? Are you presently engaged in a “virtual currency business activity,” or will you soon be venturing into this new space? Phil will offer insight into the constantly changing landscape surrounding the regulation of cryptocurrencies.
Michelle Mikka-Van Der Stuyf, President & CEO of BizStrat Technology, will provide details and examples beyond SIRI and Alexa. She discusses innovative and secure solution trends, with a focus on cybersecurity awareness and artificial intelligence. Michelle’s experience ranges from mobile to healthcare to safety, from Bluetooth beacons to touch screens and apps. Yes, machines can think and work like humans and you need to be aware of the latest info.
Scott Sanders, CEO and managing partner for BrightLeaf Homes, will talk about sustainability, energy efficiency and how it not only saves money but is just really cool! One of BrightLeaf’s latest projects was Zero Energy Ready certified, built with LEED Gold standards, saved the owner 60% in utility bill costs and was better for the environment. Building materials and finishes were locally sourced, contain recycled content and were low or no VOC (volatile organic chemical).


William Tell Holiday Inn
6201 Joliet Road
Date/Time Information:
March 20th
8:30 to 10:30 am
Contact Information:
West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Includes continental breakfast and networking
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