• Tech CEO Retreat @ Maple Ranch

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    Name: Tech CEO Retreat @ Maple Ranch
    Date: May 3, 2018 - May 4, 2018
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    You are invited to Kansas City’s most exclusive CEO event, co-chaired by John Ricciardelli, President & CEO of Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies and Jeanette Prenger, CEO of ECCO Select.

    The Tech CEO Retreat is held at Maple Ranch, a beautiful estate south of Kansas City. This retreat is designed specifically for area leaders who are passionate about connecting with their peers and learning about the key issues facing the future of the tech industry.
    Event programming will include an exclusive presentation on brand new local tech industry data, guest speakers, including top Forrester Analyst Michael Facemire, Dimensional Innovations CEO Tucker Trotter, and Cerner CEO Brent Shafer. There will also be an opportunity to take advantage of Maple Ranch's amenities. Attendees will be able to utilize the shooting range, fishing ponds, hiking trails and beautiful landscape.
    There are some rules to attend: your company must be an active member of the KC Tech Council and you must be the CEO, or the highest ranking local official, of your company.
    Space is limited and rooms for attendees are provided on a first come, first serve basis.


    Thursday, May 3rd
    ​Registration | 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
    Program begins | 9:45 a.m.
    Program concludes | 9:00 p.m.

    State of the Industry Report
        Ryan Weber | President, KC Tech Council
    Global Tech Trends for CEOs
        Michael Facemire | Principal Analyst, Forrester
    Computer Science Policy Landscape
        Cameron Wilson | COO, Code.org
    Enterprise CEO Panel
        Lesa Mitchell (Moderator) | Managing Director, TechStars
        Brent Shafer | CEO, Cerner
        John Ricciardelli | President, Honeywell FM&T
        Tucker Trotter | CEO, Dimensional Innovations

    Friday, May 4th
    ​Breakfast | 8:00 a.m.
    Program begins | 9:00 a.m.
    Program concludes | 12:00 p.m.

    Featured Speakers:
    Quinton Lucas | City Councilman, KCMO
    Tracey Mann | Lt. Governor, Kansas 

    Tech Legislation Landscape
        Rodney Gray | Polsinelli 
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    Event Sponsors:
    • Honeywell Federal Manufacturing and Technologies
    • BKD, LLP
    • BKD, LLP

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    • BKD, LLP

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    Maple Ranch is located approximately one hour south of downtown Kansas City. A map and driving directions will be sent via email prior to the event. This is an exclusive, invite-only location so you won't find any online information about Maple Ranch. Please contact us directly if you have a question.
    Date/Time Information:
    Arrive | Thursday, May 3rd by 9:00 a.m. 
    Depart | Friday, May 4th by 1:00 p.m.

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    Ticket Options:
    • Two Day Pass w/ Lodging = $499 (SOLD OUT)
    • Day Pass w/ No Lodging = $399 *Limited Availability
    *In order to attend, you must be the Chief Executive Officer or the highest ranking local official. Also, your company must be a member of the KC Tech Council. Price for attendees includes meals. 
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