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The Center for Rural Development to host technology event

Some of the top leaders in technology will discuss key tools and decision-making strategies that will help organizations move to higher levels of efficiency and productivity at a free technology event on Oct. 30 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

The Center, a leading provider of technology solutions in Southern and Eastern Kentucky, will join NetGain Technologies and Hewlett-Packard (HP) —leaders in information technology services—to host “Executive Outlook—Information Technology Trends of 2014” for top-level business executives and organizations looking to get the most from the latest advances in technology.

The one-day IT event, which begins at 11:30 a.m. (EDT) and includes a complimentary lunch, will include presentations by Keith Schraffenberger, HP data trends and utilization expert; Bryan Jackson, chief technology evangelist and trends expert for IT solutions provider, NetGain Technologies; Brian E. Kiser, executive director of Commonwealth Office of Broadband Outreach and Development; and Larry Combs, director of technology and business services at The Center.

Josh Anderson, a Somerset native and former outfielder for the Atlanta Braves, will be the featured speaker.

Elizabeth Burton, director of business development and public relations for The Center, will serve as event moderator.

To register for “Executive Outlook—Information Technology Trends of 2014,” visit The Center’s website at www.centertech.com or contact Robyn Phillips at 606-677-6000.

The Center, located at 2292 South U.S. 27 (at Traffic Light 15) in Somerset, Ky., is a nonprofit organization that provides innovative programs in leadership, public safety, technology, and arts and culture within a 45-county primary service area in Southern and Eastern Kentucky and beyond.


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