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Looking into the Crystal Ball:  The Race for the 2020 Presidency
Omar Nashashibi, Franklin Partnership

With all eyes and ears on Washington as the 2020 presidential election unfolds, Omar will give us an election watch rundown from an “insider’s” perspective.




GDPR & CCPA – What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You!
Troy NewportPowder Coated Tough

The European Union has more stringent consumer data protection standards than the United States. In 2018, California adopted their own set of standards (CCPA) that have many similarities to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This presentation will provide details on what GDPR & CCPA really are and we’ll discuss the ramifications of GDPR for companies who don’t comply, whether doing business overseas or not. This is important and timely information you’ll need to know!

Trade Show Scams & How to Avoid Them
John Catalano, FABTECH

Trade show scams abound today, and they seem to be getting worse!Offers for cheap hotels, emails claiming to have the “complete show registration lists with emails,” rogue publications making it appear that they are a part of the show!  Every year there seems to be another scam we haven’t seen before.  If an offer seems too good to be true, likely, it is.  In this presentation, we’ll provide information on how to avoid falling for scams and protecting your company’s FABTECH investment.

Annual Economic Update
Chris Kuehl, Armada Corporate Intelligence

As the roller coaster we know as our economy continues, Chris will join us to review the latest economic data and influencers in his popular informative, yet entertaining manner.  In the midst of the run for President, Chris’s insight will prove interesting as well. Chris’s presentation is always an annual meeting favorite.






The Hackers Are Coming….Are You Prepared?
Jason Floyd, Ascent Solutions LLC & James Moore, GMI

It’s inevitable. You’re going to get hacked. Your information is already available to hackers. Find out what you can do to delay and minimize the impact of the unavoidable. We’ll demonstrate live how hackers gather information easily found online and perform a targeted attackagainst you and your company. After performing a successful attack and breaching a victim’s private company information, we will teach you the best security practices to prevent this from happening to you.