Recent Events Enjoyed by Our Members

Had you been a member already, here are some of the exciting topics you could have heard, attended, listened to and been a part of:

  • A three-session program on “cloud computing” and how it is changing the way companies and organizations do business easier and better and safer
  • An expert on social media describing how non-profits and small businesses can market themselves, seek contributions and volunteers, and reach their target audiences on social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, and others
  • A video professional described how businesses and organizations can use You Tube and other websites to promote their new events and activities as well as products, conferences and ideas.  He even broadcast a portion of his presentation virtually live, putting it on the web in seconds as the audience viewed
  • A local business in advanced technology told members how it uses technology to not only compete effectively globally but also manufacture on Cape Cod; another told how a small start-up became a significant business globally from its lower Cape headquarters
  • A Martha’s Vineyard health care professional discussing what digital technology and telecommunications have made possible with remote stroke diagnostics, bring off-Island expertise to the community
  • A review of the new digital economy and the creation of new companies, profits and opportunities ushering in the new year
  • Developing leadership energy in your staffs, regardless of your position
  • A series on great companies serving the global market, attracting investment and talent and succeeding on Cape Cod
  • An annual Tech Outlook by a key tech observer
  • How technology and telecommunications have changed politics and civic involvement
  • The impact of social media on businesses and organizations
  • A summer series of light-spirited tech topics including technology’s implications on baseball with an old time scout with new gadgets to capture the next phenom; “tuna technology” and how new tools are impacting fishing and making for more success in a tougher venture; and interactive digital technology and its implications on children and adults
  • Managing, motivating, and integrating a multi-generational workforce with special discussion of the implications of technology
  • A talk by corporate refugees on escaping to Cape Cod and developing a magazine on local foods and how technology helped them launch
  • Mass Maritime Academy hosted a breakfast on deep water energy technology and the implications for the region and gave attendees a tour of its then new wind energy turbine
  • The Director of MIT’s famous Media Lab reviewed new technologies and the new digital life style and its implications
  • The head of WHOI, Susan Avery who is the first woman director of the renowned institution,  talked about the marine research institution and how she came out of Colorado, near no ocean, to head it
  • Digital imaging and its implications on education – a six-hour course for teachers through the group’s JRTECH organization, now an independent, growing entity
  • Periodic meetings with leading tech observer John Landry, former VP for tech strategy at IBM, a former senior executive at Lotus Development, Dun & Bradstreet, Cullinet Software and McCormack & Dodge
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