The Conference will explore the future of emerging and converging technologies that are reshaping today’s hottest industries. Now in its 17th year, the Tech Conference will focus on the latest cutting-edge markets and global opportunities in clean technologies, gaming and digital media, medical devices, new materials, nanotechnology, telecom, internet, software and hardware and more. Attendees will be inspired by speakers and panelists including Najmi Jarwala, president of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications USA; Edward Iacobucci, CEO of DayJet Corporation; and Don Dodge, director of Microsoft’s Emerging Technologies division and author of the blog, The Next Big Thing. Tech’s Demo Pavilion will serve as a launch-pad for over 35 innovative technologies from entrepreneurial companies, university groups, corporations and research institutions from across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. And, new this year, the hottest gaming technology companies will showcase their innovations at a special reception. Visit http://www.cednc.org/tech to learn more or call (919) 549-7500.