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CompTIA Opens Call for Speakers for ChannelCon 2019

Feb 27, 2019

IT industry’s premier education, networking and partnering conference returns to Las Vegas

Downers Grove, Ill. CompTIA, the world’s leading technology association, today opened its call for speakers for ChannelCon 2019, the information technology (IT) industry’s premier annual conference for education, networking and partnering.

ChannelCon 2019 is scheduled for August 5 through 7 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.

“Today’s technology companies operate in an environment that’s both exciting and challenging,” said Kelly Ricker, executive vice president for events and education and CompTIA.

“Their customers are intrigued by the advancements and innovations made possible by cloud and edge computing, 5G wireless networks, artificial intelligence and other emerging tech,” Ricker explained. “At the same time, customers remain heavily reliant on core technologies and infrastructure. At ChannelCon, we’ll provide unique insights and actionable steps tech firms can take to stay ahead of the game on both fronts.”

CompTIA is seeking speaker proposals for the conference’s General Education Program, including the BizTech and Future Trends tracks; and the IT Pro Track powered by CompTIA Pro.  Topics for the IT Pro Track must be technical topics eligible for CompTIA Continuing Education credits for at least one CompTIA certification.

Speakers with expertise in any of the following areas are encouraged to submit proposals:

Big Data

Business Strategy Planning

Business Transformation Agility

Channel Account Management

Cloud Computing

Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity

Financial Management

Help Desk

Internet of Things

IT Security

Managed IT Services

Managed Print Services

Marketing (Digital/Interactive/Mobile)



Operational Efficiency

Partnering with Vendors

Sales/Solution Selling

Strategic Partnering

Other Topics


Prospective speakers are asked to submit a topic title, session abstract and professional biography at Please note that all topic submissions should be education focused and should not promote a specific product or service. The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2019.


About CompTIA
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the more than 50 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, advocacy, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA is the hub for advancing the tech industry and its workforce.

Steven Ostrowski
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