Sixth annual N.Y. Tech Summit to be held in June at Turning Stone Resort and Casino

  • May 12, 2010

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Hundreds of IT professionals from across the United States will gather at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, N.Y., on June 17-18, 2010 for the sixth annual N.Y. Tech Summit, a growing business-to-business exhibition and educational technology conference.

The event is organized and presented by CXtec®, a global provider of certified pre-owned and new data networking and voice equipment, and TERACAI™, a Cisco Silver Partner that helps its customers build, manage and optimize core networking, communication and data center solutions.

Registration is now open at www.nytechsummit.com/registration. The cost to attend the two-day conference is $195 per person.

During the event, exhibitors and attendees will participate in innovative technology equipment demonstrations and discussions about today's most important data and voice issues. The conference will feature more than 40 education seminars and roundtable discussions, and a trade show exhibition with more than 30 IT manufacturers. On June 17, Robert X. Cringely will give a keynote address on "How to Predict the Future: Your Network in 2015," and on June 18, Fritz Nelson will give a keynote presentation titled "State of the Enterprise IT Market."

Cringely wrote the "Notes from the Field" column in InfoWorld, a weekly computer trade newspaper, from 1987-95. He is also the author of the best-selling book "Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can't Get a Date," and his PBS documentaries have aired in more than 60 countries. Most recently, Cringely was the host and writer of the Maryland Public Television documentary "The Transformation Age: Surviving a Technology Revolution with Robert X. Cringely." His work has appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, Upside, Success, Worth, and many other magazines and newspapers. He continues to write about personal computers and has an active consulting business in Silicon Valley.

Nelson is vice president and editorial director of UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek Business Technology Network, and executive producer of TechWeb TV, the multimedia production arm of UBM TechWeb. He has been an employee of UBM TechWeb for 17 years, including as editor-in-chief of Network Computing, publisher, publishing director and vice president and group director. Prior to joining UBM TechWeb, Fritz worked with Martin Marietta's Computing Standards group - a team that tested and evaluated technology, and whose objective was to set corporate computing and networking standards. Fritz was a technical writer for USBI, a subsidiary of United Technologies that manages parts of the solid rocket boosters for the space shuttle program. Fritz graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek is the media sponsor for the 2010 NY Tech Summit. Gold-level sponsors to date are: Cisco Systems and Dell.

For additional information about NY Tech Summit, visit www.nytechsummit.com or call 1-800-767-3282.