The Texas A&M University System Technology Summit is the place technology experts come to learn from the best, exchange ideas on common challenges and spend time together. Professionals have the rare chance to blend technical learning across a wide range of subjects with leadership and project management skills.

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A Sneak Peak into Tech Summit

Tech Summit 2017 was a blast. Get a taste of the learning and fun that took place in Galveston.

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Organizing Committee

Stephen Balfour - Director of Instructional Technology, Online Learning, and Research, Texas A&M University College of Liberal Arts

Lacey Baze - Assistant Director of Product Strategy & Communication, Texas A&M IT

Melanie Leggett - Project Manager, Texas A&M IT

Leslie Lenser - Executive Director, Program & Project Management, The Texas A&M University System

Adam Mikeal - Director of Information Technology Services, Texas A&M University College of Architecture

Julie Rogers - Communications Coordinator of Product Strategy & Communication, Texas A&M IT

Track Chairs

Stephen Balfour - Learning Technologies

Chrissie Cordray & Carl Ivey - Project Management

Tom Golson & Chris Nugent - General Technology & Security 

Joshua Kissee - TAMUS Shared Services

Kyle Page - IT Leadership & Human Factors

Donald St. Martin - Web Technologies & Development

Call for Presentations

2017 Peer Jury

Steve Balfour
Dan Basile
Erick Beck
Chrissie Cordray
Michelle Duran
Juan Garza
Tom Golson
Karen Hrncir
Carl Ivey
Joshua Kissee
Brandy Kosh
Leslie Lenser
Adam Mikeal
Chris Nugent
Kyle Page
Michael Pace
Xavier Porter
Kelley Shaffer
Andrew Stokes
David Sweeney
Donald St. Martin
Jeremy Tarpley

Call for Presentations

Expand your professional portfolio and share your expertise in security, leadership, learning technologies, web technologies, and project management by presenting a breakout session at a leading regional conference. Breakout sessions will last 45 minutes, while workshops last 4 hours (with a refreshment break) with an average of 30 - 60 participants. Sessions should be as interactive as possible; projectors, microphones, room laptop, slide advancer and room audio will be provided.

Sessions may be jointly proposed by teams of staff and faculty, and proposals from multiple institutions are encouraged. However, proposals are submitted on behalf of an individual, not an institution or company. All proposals will be reviewed and selected by a Peer Jury of professionals from across The System and will be judged by the same standards.

Full conference registrations are required to attend Tech Summit and speakers will receive a 25% discount (maximum of two discounts per session). If a selected speaker cannot fulfill their duties, their session will be canceled.

Proposals are due Friday, September 29, 2017. You will be notified of the decision by Friday, October 20, 2017.