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2022 Heartland Developers Conference to bring hundreds of attendees to CHI Health Center October 3 – 4

By SPN Newsroom / September 14, 2022

The 2022 AIM Heartland Developers Conference (HDC) kicks off October 3–4 at the CHI Health Center in downtown Omaha. Presented by Farm Credit Services of America, HDC brings together companies, thought leaders, tech professionals and students in an immersive, software development conference experience. Attendees will experience keynote speakers, breakout sessions, an exhibitor hall and numerous…

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TAI opens applications for Iowa Technology Leadership Institute

By SPN Newsroom / July 13, 2022

Applications for the 2023 cohort of the Iowa Technology Leadership Institute are now open, according to a press release issued by the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI), a statewide member-based organization that strives to unite Iowa’s technology community. TAI’s Iowa Technology Leadership Institute develops tomorrow’s technology leaders through programming designed to fill gaps that tech…

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Tech Brew:AM Des Moines tomorrow at 8 a.m.

By SPN Newsroom / May 11, 2022

The Technology Association of Iowa invites the public to Tech Brew:AM Des Moines 8 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, May 12, at West End Architectural Salvage. Presented by Check Point Software Technologies, Tech Brew:AM connects technology professionals with one another at a monthly meetup. Each meeting features an exclusive interview with an Iowa tech executive. Tomorrow’s interview…

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Technology Association of Iowa hosts inaugural Eastern Iowa Open

By SPN Newsroom / April 26, 2022

The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) announced today the inaugural Eastern Iowa Tech Open, an opportunity for business and technology leaders to gather for a day of golf, networking and business development on the eastern side of the state. “We want Iowa to be the number one state for technology in the Midwest,” said Brian…

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Jackson Pollock, Zoom fatigue, and flexibility: key takeaways from three tech leaders

By Tom McCauley / February 4, 2022

This afternoon, three of Omaha’s tech leaders convened to share their insights virtually at the AIM Institute’s Self-Management and Team Empowerment Leadership Panel. Moderated by Zac Samson—manager of business technology infrastructure at Omaha Public Power District and member of the AIM Leadership Academy Steering Committee—the panel focused on how companies are staying innovative while responding…

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Iowa’s dsmHack reschedules charity hackathon, seeks nonprofits in need of assistance

By Jonathan Gerhardson / January 31, 2022

The Des Moines Charity Hackathon, an annual 48 hour event hosted by dsmHack, is currently seeking project proposals from registered 501(c)3 non-profit organizations that serve Polk County, Iowa. The annual event—held every year since 2014, except 2021—seeks to implement software-based solutions for non-profit organizations that impact the local community. Throughout its tenure, that’s amounted to…

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Nominations now open for Computer Science Educator of the Year for annual Prometheus Awards

By SPN Newsroom / December 8, 2021

The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) announced in a press release today that the organization is now accepting nominations for Computer Science Educator of the Year for the 2022 Prometheus Awards. This award recognizes an Iowa Computer Science Educator who strives to achieve excellence by educating and informing students regarding the most up-to-date technologies utilized…

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