CompTIA UK Channel Community Regional Meeting - Cardiff

March 14, 2017 - March 15, 2017


Dates: 14 and 15 March 2017

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

To book your hotel accommodation, please email 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

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

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

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

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