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Blog // Connect Michigan

Ogemaw County To Host Tech Summit

By Wil Payton

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The Ogemaw County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is partnering with Michigan Works! Region 7B Consortium, the Ogemaw County Technology Planning Team, Connect Michigan, Northern Transformation, and the West Branch Area Chamber of Commerce to host the Ogemaw County Tech Summit on Wednesday, May 7th at 2389 South M-76, West Branch, MI.

“We have an outstanding presentation schedule for this event. There is truly something for everyone,” said Mandi Chasey, Director of the Ogemaw County EDC. The event is free to attend. Guests are welcome to attend the entire event or choose which sessions are of interest to them.

Scheduled presentations including the following:

1:30 PM: Michigan Farm To Institute Network
Speaker: Colleen Matts, Center for Regional Food Systems, Michigan State University

2:30 PM: Tech Devices for Your Business
Speaker: Antonio Huizar, Huizar Machines Computer Repair & Kelli Nicholas, Michigan Works! Region 7B Consortium

3:30 PM: Using the Internet To Find New Leads
Speakers: Jeremy Bockleman & Matthew Shoffner, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC)

4:00 PM: How Facebook Has Helped Grow Claws & Paws Rescue
Speaker: Mary Koliba, Claws & Paws Rescue

4:15 PM: How You Can Stand Out From the Crowd -- Social Media & Web Tips For Success
Speakers: Michelle LeFeve and Adrienne Wallace, Courtland Consulting

5:15 PM: Telemedicine
Speaker: Rick Pike, MidMichigan Health

6:15 PM: Moving Your Business To The Cloud – Strategies & Tips For Moving Your IT Management Forward
Speaker: Matt Bierman, Kirtland Community College.

To RSVP, email Mandi Chasey at or call 989.345.1090.

This event is included in the county’s Technology Action Plan. To view it click here.

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