Welcome: Dean Sam Pardue
As host of NETC2017, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will welcome attendees to the annual conference with an address from Dean Sam Pardue entitled, "The Role of IT in the Land-Grant Environment."
Bill Murphy Distinguished Speaker: Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour
Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour has demonstrated her “Breakthrough Mentality” as the Marine Corps’ first African American female pilot, the first African American woman on the Nashville Police Department’s motorcycle squad, a Camp Pendleton Female Athlete of the Year and two-time titleholder in their Strongest Warrior Competition, and a running back for the women’s pro football team, the San Diego ‘Sunfire.’ FlyGirl's story will inspire you to action in both your professional and personal lives.
Join us on Tuesday, June 13 as Vernice Armour presents "Who Needs a Runway?!" Following the keynote, FlyGirl will greet attendees and sign copies of her book, "Zero to Breakthrough."
Sponsors of this year's Bill Murphy Distinguished Speaker are Aerohive Networks, Dell EMC and SonicWall.
Featured Industry Expert: Alfred Barker
As an Assistant Vice Chancellor and the Chief Information Security Officer for the University System of Georgia, Alfred Barker brings 16 years of experience coordinating cybersecurity activities in higher education to bear as he shares the “Threat Landscape within the Public Sector.”
NETC Awards Program
The members of the National Extension Technology Community Board are excited to announce a new awards program with the goal of recognizing outstanding performers within the Community. For these inaugural awards, nominations were sought in three categories: the NETC Award for Individual Excellence, the NETC Award for Team Excellence and the NETC Award for Intestinal Fortitude.
Nominations for the NETC Awards are now closed. We thank you for taking the time to nominate such outstanding IT professionals and teams for these awards. The awards will be presented at the 31st Annual NETC Conference in Savannah. For more information, visit the Annual Awards page of the NETC website
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