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Inspiring Across Generations (IAG)

Endless Possibilities: Tech Talks

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Event Details:

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 10:00 PM - 2:30 PM 

Venue: IBM Corporation, 6303 Barfield Rd., Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Attire: Business casual
Admission: Professional Members: Free | Professional Non-Members: $25 |

Student Members: Free | Student Non-Members: $10


We are excited to announce that the Ascend Atlanta Chapter will be hosting our Annual Symposium, the Inspiring Across Generations (IAG) Conference, on Saturday, November 16 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM on IBM’s campus in Sandy Springs, GA! As rapid technological advancements and innovation disrupt across industries, our theme of this year’s conference is Endless Possibilities: TechTalks. Seasoned corporate executives and entrepreneurs will share their inspiring stories with us all.

Event Agenda:

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Welcome Remarks

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Fireside Chat with Senior Technology Experts

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM


11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Networking

1:0 0 PM - 2:00 PM

Mentoring Breakout Sessions

Speakers, Panelists and Mentors:

Featured CIO Panelist

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Fahim Siddiqui
SVP Technology
The Home Depot 

Featured CIO Panelist

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Vish Narendra
Graphic Packaging International


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Congjia Jia
Senior Associate
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Sridhar Penumetcha
Account Partner
IBM Services 
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Dr. Rubina Malik
Business Professor and 
Career and Leadership Coach
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Sue Ann Hong
Executive DirectorThe Center for Asian Pacific American Women
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Mie Igarashi
Retired KPMG Partner Founding President of Ascend Greater Atlanta

Thank you to our Sponsors:

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Media coverage for this year's conference will be provided by Audiographies. They will present Across Generations, a mini-cast about Career Journeys. Join them after the panel discussion to talk about your career so far and what you have learned along the way. All attendees are welcome! For a sample of their interviews and podcast, please refer here and here

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