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International Roundtable, Kansas City, Missouri

Orange calendar 06.03.2019 at 7:00 AM CDT Through 06.05.2019 at 3:30 PM CDT
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International Roundtable: Kansas City, Missouri

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
1 E Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
816.474.4400

(Room rate of $169 available until May 15th)

For driving directions, click here

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Brenda Witt
Account Executive
952.447.8898
BrendaW@norex.net

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Topics

Roundtable topics are submitted by participants and commonly include:

IT Management

Service Delivery

IT Security

Cloud Computing

Software/Application Delivery

Mobile Technology

Infrastructure

Project Management

Data Management
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About the event

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The NOREX International Roundtable will be held June 3-5, 2019 at the Westin in Kansas City at Crown Center, Kansas City, Missouri.

The three-day event will feature powerful peer-networking, collaboration and relationship-building as members openly share solutions for current IT challenges in a vendor-free environment. 

AGENDA:

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019

 5:00 p.m.

Early Registration and Hospitality

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2019

7:00 a.m.

Registration and Buffet Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Session 1: IT Management
(Staffing, governance, etc.)

9:15 a.m.

Session 2: Service Delivery
(ITSM, user support, service catalog)

10:30 a.m.

Session 3: IT Security
(Threat prevention, detection, training, tools)

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Presentation: “The Value of Simulated Phishing Campaigns”
Join John Kellerhals, Information Security Manager at Wheels, Inc. for an interactive presentation on simulated phishing campaigns.

2:15 p.m.

Session 3: IT Security (continued)
(Threat prevention, detection, training, tools)

3:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
(Specific topics to be determined)

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

6:00 p.m.

Social and Dinner - Benton's (Top Floor of the Westin Hotel)

TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2019

7:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Presentation: “Moving your business to the Cloud – SECURELY”
Mike Brannon, National Gypsum Company’s Director of Infrastructure and Security, will share their successful and secure journey towards cloud migration.

9:15 a.m.

Session 4: Cloud Computing
(Security, performance, contracts, etc.)

10:30 a.m.

Session 5: Software Delivery/Microsoft Issues
(O365, Win10, ERP, CRM, licensing)

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

12:30 p.m.

Presentation: A First Stop for Our IT Initiatives
When positioning your team to maximize the benefits of NOREX, who could know better than a fellow member? Gain the perspective of others as they reveal a winning approach to keeping their usage strong year after year.

1:15 p.m.

Session 6: Infrastructure
(Virtualization, storage, etc.)

2:30 p.m.

Session 7: Mobile Technology
(MDM, BYOD, mobile apps, devices)

3:30 p.m.

Breakout Session
“Using Microsoft’s Cloud Offerings to Create a Modern Workplace that is Both Secure and Collaborative”
To compliment Tuesday mornings cloud presentation, Mike Brannon of National Gypsum Company will lead a breakout discussion on Microsoft’s cloud offerings.

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn

5:15 p.m.

Social and Dinner – The National WWI Museum and Memorial

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2019

7:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast Meeting - Member Advisory Board

7:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Session 8: Project Management
(PMO, DevOps, Agile, etc.)

9:30 a.m.

Session 9: Data Management
(BI, Analytics, Big Data, etc.)

11:30 a.m.

Box Lunch Breakout Sessions
(Specific topics to be determined)

3:30 p.m.                                                            

Adjourn

ROUNDTABLE COST: The cost for the Roundtable, three breakfasts, three lunches, the spouse program, and the three evening functions for the attendee and spouse is covered by your membership. Attendees pay travel, hotel, recreation, and other expenses.


Agenda

Agenda

SPOUSE AGENDA

MONDAY, JUNE 3

7:00 a.m.

Registration and Buffet Breakfast

10:00 a.m.

Spouse Program: Kansas City Trolley Tour
Allow 1.5 hours for the tour. Get acquainted with the popular sights and local favorites Kansas City has to offer during a fully narrated 75 minute tour in a classic trolley car.

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

7:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast

10:00 a.m.

Spouse Program:  Gangster Tour
Allow 1.5 hours for the tour. Kansas City was a favorite spot of the “old timers”. The Gangster Tour puts you hot on the trail of this city’s most notorious Goodfellas. Don’t make us twist your arm. You’ll be immersed in a melodramatic look at mob homes and hangouts, turf wars and infamous crimes.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

7:00 a.m.

Buffet Breakfast

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FAQ

Who should attend the International Roundtable?

Key IT employees, including project leaders, managers, directors, VPs, etc.

Why should you or your staff be there?

This is your opportunity to compare best practices and find out how others have handled your current challenges. Remember, there is NO CHARGE for attending.

What happens at the International Roundtable?

Members submit topics of interest and receive honest feedback from other members in a relaxed, vendor-free environment. Contact your NOREX representative for example topics from previous roundtable meetings.

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NOREX has never failed me when I asked for help. One of the best things that we have going for us is having NOREX as a right had support. Thank you Kevin for having us be members of NOREX. - EH
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Good way to find networking contacts, product recommendations, solutions to common problems, real world advice, and experiences from the field. - AS
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Very worth my time, I gained a lot of information on topics that I wasn’t familiar with. - JK
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1st time attendee, I liked the free flowing volunteer of information. The facilitation of topics flow quickly. - JS
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Always a great event! I really enjoy this being a networking & sharing event without vendors. It is super beneficial to learn from each other & make new connections. - RM
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Always solid value and time well spent. - BS
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Really enjoy the interactive format. A much better investment than consultants. - JM
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Topics are very 'on-track' with the technologies we’re using or considering. - PT
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Enjoyed the session, tons of insight from seasoned professionals. - JK
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Fantastic, fast-paced discussion to get feedback & experiences from other companies. - AH
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This is my first roundtable and I found it to be very open minded, welcoming, and a great place to share ideas with great individuals. - CX
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Informative & educational to learn from others experiences in a sales pitch free environment. - AB
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Gets better each year. - SF
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A very wide group of knowledge and participation led to some fantastic ideas, discussion, and insight. - TT
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