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Time Zone
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Location
Atlanta, GA, USA
About

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is a leading technology industry association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of the state’s technology industry. TAG provides leadership in driving initiatives in the areas of policy, capital, education and giving, and also brings the technology community together through events, initiative programs and networking opportunities. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 27 affinity groups, or societies, including Women in Technology (WIT). Additionally, TAG’s charitable arm, the TAG Education Collaborative, is focused on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org ...See All

Mission

The Technology Association of Georgia supports its members by generating opportunities for personal, professional and business growth. By forging these strategic alliances, TAG acts as a primary catalyst to foster a rich growth environment for technology development in Georgia.

As a result, TAG's loyal and growing membership is better prepared to meet future challenges as Georgia's technology community becomes a world-class benchmark.

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Thu May 1 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT
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Tue Feb 24 2015 at 11:18 am EDT
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Monday Nov 8, 2010
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Discount code (to be used by TAG members only): CKVWAMQZ On February 25th over three dozen C-level executives, senior managers and a wide variety of practitioners ranging from security analysts to forensics investigators, network technicians, risk managers and training directors joined the FBI, GBI, 911 and police to role play their response to seven well planned and executed attacks: five were cyber and one was physical. The final attack, a social engineering attack, wasn’t even detected yet as the Simulation ended. On Thursday, May 1st, comes the exclamation mark at the end of the sentence: what is known to security and emergency management personnel as the After Action Report or to the rest of us as lessons learned. This one hour webinar will feature Keith Butler of La Crosse County, Wi, Emergency Management who will summarize the official Department of Homeland Security After Action Report that will be released on May 1st, of which Keith is primary author. Keith will point out the take-aways from the 2014 Simulation as well as identify areas for improvement for 2015 from a DHS-perspective. There will be ample time allowed for discussion and questions. Roy Hadley and Ed Pascua, the co-chairs of the TAG InfoSec Society will be available to add their comments as will the president of the fictional target of the attacks, for two hours, The Logistics Company, Patrick Gaul who is also Chairperson of the Board of TAG. Exercise designer and moderator Jim Cavanagh, of Cyber Exercises, will provide some background information as well as announce the subject of the 2015 Cybersecurity Simulation. If you attended the actual Simulation, or not, there is a lot to be learned from this webinar that you can apply to increase the cybersecurity of your organization.
Discount code (for use by TAG Members only): MK6FSUJH Do you work on a virtual team? Most people in today’s companies work on one or more virtual teams or teams that are ½ virtual and ½ co-located. Join us for this webinar on Tuesday and learn how to make your virtual team function at top performance levels. You’ll learn how to: • Organize critical information • Run virtual meetings • Use social media as a collaboration tool • Get buy-in from team members on goals and objectives • Resolve differences Benefits You’ll get insights for staying on task, meeting stated objectives, closing projects on time, and increasing camaraderie. With over 25 years in the speaking and training field, Karla is experienced at listening to clients and designing leadership and team building programs that get results whether that is a keynote for a conference, retreat, or regional meeting or an in-company training program. She can teach your managers how to improve their influence skills and have greater impact when interfacing with their employees. In the process, Karla has learned the secrets of how leaders can earn the discretionary effort of employees and have discovered an immutable law: the company with the most discretionary effort wins in the marketplace. Being a co-author of a forthcoming book, "Leadership by Superior Relationships" has helped Karla solidify 5 steps for managing the work environment that bring you economic sustainability and increased profitability. With the information she can give your leadership team, they will excel in aligning employees with organizational goals to move your organization forward. Specialties: *Leadership by Superior Relationships *Leading a Virtual Team *Professional Development: Human Behavior Depuzzler + Gallup Strengths Finder 2.0* *Communication Skills: Easy and Effortless Difficult Conversations: How to have authentic dialog. *Creativity, Change and Innovation *Email: Surviving Avalanche Email *Time Management: Manage the Chaos, Bedlam and Pandemonium *Time Management and Microsoft Outlook Visit www.KarlaBrandau.com for more information.
PROMO Code (for use by TAG members only): RSUQG3LV Driving Accelerated Innovation by Raj Ramachandran, Ed.D. Raj will discuss why innovation is a top priority for business leaders and how individuals can learn to be effective innovators. His research will examine common challenges faced by organizations trying to drive innovation and a learning platform they can use to ignite innovation. Raj serves as Vice President of Enterprise Solutions for Apollo Education Group which is charged with developing innovative educational products and solutions to serve global learners. Raj has more than 17 years of management consulting experience working at both Accenture and IBM providing strategic learning services to a variety of Fortune 500 clients in the higher-education, manufacturing, retail and high-tech industries. Raj has a bachelor of science in biochemistry from The Ohio State University and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, earning both his Doctorate and Masters in Education.
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