IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — Octanean organization leading the Southern California medical technology and technology business ecosystem, is pleased to announce the 2022 Technology Innovation Forum to be held May 10-11 at the AV Irvine in Irvine, CA. Through the event’s hybrid in-person and virtual model, attendees can participate in the conference center or online.
Startups, entrepreneurs and start-ups will be at the center of technology at the Tech Innovation Forum. SoCal companies will showcase the next wave of technology innovation throughout the two-day conference. Plus, investors can meet Southern California’s most innovative companies through the exclusive conference meeting app.
“Octane is building the Southern California of tomorrow by connecting people, resources and capital,” said Octane CEO Bill Carpou. “Our vision is to create more than 55,000 tech jobs in this region by 2030. Southern California is a great hub for innovation, and one of the main goals of the Tech Innovation Forum is to showcase the people and businesses that make it happen and to facilitate connections so we can work together to create more jobs, investment, and opportunity for all of Southern California.
Tech Innovation Forum will focus on the role Southern California plays in both climate technology and space, as well as topics related to the investment landscape for emerging and growing companies. Michael Colglazier, CEO of Virgin Galactic, will deliver the keynote. He leads the company to push the boundaries of commercial space exploration. Previously, he served as President and CEO of Disney International Parks and President of Disneyland Resort in Southern California.
Panel discussions over the two days will focus on talent management and recruitment, the changing face of aerospace, 5G technologies, supply chain’s biggest challenges, building the SoCal of tomorrow, evolving ESG standards and practices, the electric vehicle revolution, etc.
To register for the Tech Innovation Forum or to explore sponsorship opportunities, visit https://octaneoc.org/tech-innovation-forum/. Health and safety protocols will be in place for those attending in person.
Octane is building the SoCal of tomorrow by connecting people, resources and capital to fuel technology growth in Southern California. Its members represent technology executives, entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, academics, and strategic advisors, all working together to fuel innovation in CO. The organization has helped over 800 companies through the LaunchPad SBDC Accelerator. LaunchPad companies have received over $2.1 billion in equity investments and exits. Octane annually welcomes more than 7,000 people to its programs and events. More than 2,000 local business leaders are members of Octane. For more information, visit www.octaneoc.org.
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