Anders Sörman-Nilsson was a lawyer before he became an internationally-known futurist, author and public speaker on the TEDGlobal circuit. His mother, who still runs the family menswear business in Stockholm, Sweden, still thinks of him as a “glorified astrologer,” Sörman-Nilsson told the audience at this week’s Iowa Technology Summit during the keynote.  “There’s no one […]

Just before the annual Iowa Technology Summit welcomes businesses to Des Moines, an expected 250 Iowa high school students will have the Technology Association of Iowa’s attention for the day. Those students will attend the inaugural Iowa High School Tech Summit on Sept. 30 for free — giving them a chance to explore what a […]

The Technology Association of Iowa announced three keynote speakers for the organization’s first Iowa High School Tech Summit, which debuts a day before the annual Iowa Technology Summit. Keynote speakers are Eddie Etsey, director of sports and information technology at University of Iowa Athletics; Ben Milne, founder/CEO at Dwolla; and Antoinette Stevens, senior detection and […]

The Technology Association of Iowa will host the first Iowa High School Technology Summit, presented by Principal Financial Group, on Sept. 30 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, TAI announced this week. The Iowa High School Technology Summit will expose high school students to technology companies and careers across Iowa, with three presentations […]

The Technology Association of Iowa is seeking presentation proposals for the third annual Iowa Technology Summit, to be held Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in downtown Des Moines. Session content will be selected by a committee comprised of technology professionals in multiple industries across the state, TAI said in an announcement. Successful proposals will demonstrate […]

When introducing the keynote speaker at the Iowa Tech Summit Tuesday morning, Paul Hlivko, chief technology officer at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, jokingly warned the audience to turn off any devices they wanted to keep control over. Charlie Miller waved it off: “I’m not good enough to hack and give a speech at the […]

Dave Nelson wasn’t going to let his audience sit quietly. Despite leading a session at the Iowa Technology Summit on Tuesday, Nelson, president and CEO at information security firm Pratum, opened dialogue with the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. It was a short lesson on constitutional rights that would fit right in at the […]

Dr. Charlie Miller, Principal Autonomous Vehicle Security Architect at Cruise Automation, will deliver the keynote presentation at the Iowa Technology Summit Powered by Wellmark in downtown Des Moines on Oct. 2. Miller is the former head of the autonomous vehicle security division at Didi Chuxing and was previously a National Security Agency hacker. He is […]

Registration is now open for this year’s Iowa Technology Summit Powered by Wellmark, the second summit hosted by the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) Oct. 1-2. This year’s summit will invite representatives from industries such as manufacturing, agriculture, insurance and healthcare, TAI said in a statement. Registration is available at www.iowatechsummit.com.