Los Angeles County Technology Week (Jan 28 - Feb 1) is an annual showcase and celebration of the many technology sectors in Los Angeles County. For the first time Loyola Marymount University will host one of the programs on Thursday, Jan 31 in Hilton 100.
The theme of the event, “Enterprise of the Future: Technology Convergence – Creating Aerospace, Aviation, Defense and National Security Innovation” will be addressed at LMU. According to David Arnold, marketing lecturer at LMU, the purpose of the event is to bring experts and inform students and members of the business community about the new technologies that will be available in the future.
“For LMU students it’s a great opportunity to learn about the types of jobs and workforce that will be in high demand,” said Arnold, “Entrepreneurs will get the ‘inside scoop’ and network with presenters who are looking for innovative ideas.”
Bill Lindsey, director of LMU’s Center for Executive Learning, will moderate a panel with representatives from The Aerospace Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Boeing and Raytheon. Their discussion, “A View from the Top of the Market: Meeting Future Technology Demands with Technology Convergence and Migration,” will precede a keynote lecture by Jack Kyser, senior vice president and chief economist at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation.
For decades Los Angeles County has been a leader in the development and manufacturing of high technology in the fields of aerospace, aviation, defense, and homeland security industries. The program at LMU is one of many opportunities taking place at institutions of higher education across the County to educate participants about new market trends, opportunities for innovation and the potential for partnerships and employment in this robust Southern California Marketplace.
“We are very pleased to be supporting this program and expect a great turnout from students, faculty and the business community at large,” said Arnold.
To learn more about LA Tech Week, visit www.LATechWeek.com.