tTech, Microsoft set to INSPIRE the Caribbean with TechCon 2022
Our Today | March 21, 2022
Local IT services provider tTech will on April 12 and April 13 host its fifth annual technology and business conference, TechCon, under the theme ‘INSPIRE: Accelerating Your Digital Maturity’.
The event will be held in partnership with tech giant Microsoft and is exclusively virtual.
TechCon has continued to expand its scope and influence over the years and aims to position Jamaica as a regional leader in both areas.
“Our conference will showcase the most recent technical innovations, developments, and solutions, and will look at how we can apply them here in the Caribbean to become more globally competitive,” said Christopher Reckord, CEO of tTech Limited, founding sponsor and developer of TechCon by tTech.
DATA PROTECTION, CYBERSECURITY UP FOR DISCUSSION
This year’s conference is expected to address topics including data protection and privacy, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, the future of work and productivity, Big Data analytics, and digital currencies.
There will be a diverse range of globally renowned specialists, including InfoTech’s Frank Trovato and Brian Jackson, EY’s Justin Morin, and Design Privacy’s Chukwuemeka Cameron.
Daryl Vaz, minister of science, energy and technology; Aubyn Hill, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation; and Floyd Green, minister without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, are among government members who will weigh in on topical matters including the Digital Readiness Assessment being conducted across the region.
“We’re pleased to host a completely virtual event, which will broaden our reach and influence even more. We are clearly on track to become the Caribbean’s most prominent technology conference experience by 2026.” – Christopher Reckord, CEO of tTech Limited
Sheldon Powe (Innovate 10X); Richard Byles, governor of the Bank of Jamaica; and NCB’s Head – Business Transformations & Innovation, Tesfa Rhodes, are expected to be among local professionals who will also speak.
A virtual exhibition gallery will also be a major element of the conference.
“We’re pleased to host a completely virtual event, which will broaden our reach and influence even more. We are clearly on track to become the Caribbean’s most prominent technology conference experience by 2026,” said Reckord in expressing his enthusiasm for this year’s event.
TechCon 2022 is a forum for information sharing, cross-sectoral integration, and the presentation of research, products, and data insights. Past participants rated it very beneficial, as indicated by a total of 900,000 impressions across all online media in 2021 and a 57 per cent registration-to-attendance rate — 10 per cent higher than the industry average.