CompTIA UK Channel Community Regional Meeting - Cardiff

March 14, 2017 - March 15, 2017

Wales

Dates: 14 and 15 March 2017

Location: 
The St. David’s Spa & Hotel, Cardiff
Havannah Street,
Cardiff, CF10 5SD, GB

To book your hotel accommodation, please email catherineb@duoconferenceandevents.com or call +44 (0) 7894 338427 / +44 (0) 1423 861131 and speak to Catherine, who will be happy to assist you with your requirements. Prepayment will be required for your accommodation when booking.

Agenda: The Future is Now: Enabling the Channel for the Future

14 March 2017

Networking Drinks: 6 PM
Networking Dinner: 7 PM

15 March 2017

08:30 – 09:00 Registration, Breakfast and Networking
09:00– 09:15 Welcome
09:15 – 10:00 Update from Executive Council
10:00 – 10:45 Opening Keynote: Our Future Digital World Under Attack
Speaker: Raj Samani, VP, CTO for Intel Security EMEA
10:45 – 11:15 Networking Break
11:15 – 12:15 Breakout Sessions:
Each leader will introduce their breakout sessions; the community will then break into the following groups according to interest.
Breakout 1: Digital Marketing Foundation


Speaker: Laura Lilienthal, Marketing Director, EMEA, Spiceworks

Breakout 2: Making Apprenticeships work in MSP businesses

Speakers:
Chris Ward, Director, Vermont Systems LTD
Janet O'Sullivan, Channel Marketing Manager, StorageCraft Technology Corporation
Marie Cronin, Senior Manager, CompTIA
Steven Pretlove, Director,  CCS IT Solutions 
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch and Networking Break
13:15 – 14:00 Keynote: The Future of CyberSecurity
Speaker: Stuart Barker, CEO, Agenci / @the_agenci 
14:00 – 15:00 Breakout Sessions:
Each leader will introduce their breakout session, and attendees will select a session based on interest.
Breakout 3: Transforming from The Accidental Entrepreneur to Real Business Leader

Speakers: 
Steve Ross, Managing Director, Shackleton Technologies
Francis West, Managing Director, Westtek Solutions Ltd
Barry Coombs, Operations Director, Computer World
Breakout 4: Is Your Company Good enough to Sell? Learn from exit strategy experts and real life examples


Speakers: 
Will Palmer, Business Coach, Incredible Results
Edward Armitage, Managing Director at Modrus and Owner, Modrus
15:00 – 15:30 Networking Break
15:30 – 16:05 Community Business & 2017 Industry Outlook
Speaker: Ken Bagnall, CEO, Clean Communications Ltd.
16:05 – 16:50 Closing Keynote: Cyber Security - A greater understanding to the un-seen threats.
Jamie Woodruff, Ethical Hacker
16:50 – 17:00 Meeting Wrap-Up and Close


Please contact Estelle Johannes, ejohannes@comptia.org, with any questions.







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