MacTech Pro Events are the next incarnation of MacTech’s successful one-day, single-track, regional hotel-based seminars with a specific focus on the needs of professional Apple IT Pros, techs and consultants. These events are specifically designed for those that support others using Apple technologies ... including small-to-medium sized business, organization support staff, and specialized Apple consultants.
With an all new curriculum built from the ground up, the event benefits both return attendees and those that have never attended a MacTech event. Best yet, this in person event maximizes attendees chance to meet with peers, find critical vendor contacts, and foster the type of collaborative networking that the Apple community is famous for.
Included: Packed schedule. All sessions. Expert speakers. Lunch and breaks. Vendor interaction. See more (in general) about MacTech Pro, or below for this specific city's event.
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About the Event
Date: July 17, 2019
Time: All Day. See Detailed Schedule.
Registration at 8:30am
Sessions start at 9am. Day ends by 6pm.
Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC
625 South Ashland Avenue
Chicago IL 60607
Sessions Chair: Ben Greiner
Ben Greiner, Forget ComputersBen Greiner, President of Forget Computers, is insanely focused on elevating the power of teams using Apple technology, and has been since 1998. At Forget Computers, Ben leads a team of Apple experts on a mission to transform IT delivery worldwide, using the most intelligent tools, clear communication, compelling thought leadership and a positively fun attitude!
Jack-Daniyel Strong, Strong SolutionsJack is the President of J-D Strong Consulting, Inc. and Strong Solutions. As a member of the Apple Consultants Network, grew from a one-man consultancy into an Apple Authorized Reseller and Service Provider for the Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho area. JD joined the team of Watchman Monitoring two years ago to help with documentation and support. JD continues to run a small MSP in his free time.
Joshua Gray, True GroupJoshua is the Lead Network Engineer on the infrastructure team at True Group. His experience in large scale to small scale design is all about getting packets moved, networks monitored, and ensuring high client satisfaction as well as security.
Gabriel Soto, Celebration ChurchGabriel Soto is the IT Director of Celebration Church in Austin Texas with over a decade of experience in IT. He consults to non-profit organizations such as churches locally, Africa and Italy. Gabriel, his wife Jazmin, son Maxson and daughter Milana live in Austin, Texas.
Avery Chipka, Circle Technology Collective InternationalAvery Chipka is a Senior Partner, and the Chief Security Officer at CTCI. CTCI provides enterprise level IT solutions to private and public sector organizations throughout the world, and specializes in the delivery of managed services and single point of contact IT solutions. Avery has over twenty years of experience in the Apple admin community, and has been speaking at IT and security focused events and conferences since 2002. Avery holds an extensive number of certifications from organizations including, but not limited to, DHS, FEMA, Apple, Microsoft, Cisco, Dell, Adobe, and CompTIA.
Neil Ticktin, MacTech MagazineNeil not only plays host for all MacTech events, but aids the session chairs for all MacTech events (over 100 events since 2010). Neil has been the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of MacTech Magazine since 1992. With both a technical and business background, Neil has authored hundreds of articles including most of MacTech's well known benchmarking articles on productivity applications, virtualization, and performance products.
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