Deadline June 30, 2020

The greater Nashville tech community is invited to submit proposals to be considered to speak at the Greater Nashville IT Summit. All breakout sessions will be 60 minutes, including Q&A. All sessions must fall into one of our three content tracks, listed below, and help answer the question: how does Nashville lead into the world that is becoming?

Please note: Product demos and sales pitches will not be selected as presentations for this conference.

Leadership Transformation

Answering the evolving questions facing leadership today.

Preferred topic areas for this track include:

  • Hiring, recruiting & retaining talent in the current landscape

  • Shifting your business model during and after crisis

  • Financial management post-crisis

  • Next-level continuity planning

  • Diversity, equity & inclusion actions and policies

Emerging Technologies & Innovation

Showcasing what new technologies and innovations have emerged as a result of the pandemic and how technology is enabling today's work transformation.

Preferred topic areas for this track include:

  • Brand-new technologies and/or start-up companies that emerged as a result of the pandemic and resulting impact

  • Companies that successfully "pivoted" and innovated to meet new and shifting demands

  • Enterprise companies that were forced to shake things up and aren't looking back

Business Success in a Changed World

Real changes in our office spaces, company structures, and remote work policies have forced organizations to pivot into unchartered territory. At a tactical level, what are the ways we can overcome these new challenges and thrive in new environments? What are the tools and strategies that will propel us to success?

Preferred topic areas for this track include:

  • Remote work considerations - overcoming new challenges like reduced need for office space and how to manage new remote security concerns.

  • Success stories from “the new normal” – on the ground example of how a company was able to overcome these challenges

  • Emotional intelligence - how do we lead a workforce that has been impacted by a crisis?

  • Work from Home Guides (including business communication strategy; how to maintain team culture; employee recognition; managing tech at home; Productivity tools)

The 2020 Greater IT Summit is produced by the Greater Nashville Technology Council with the guidance of the NTC IT Summit Planning Committee - comprised by IT and technology leaders in the greater Nashville technology community.

For more information about the Greater Nashville Technology Council and how you can get more involved, please visit our website or contact us.