CFP closed at  March 09, 2019 13:03 UTC

About IT Hot Topics Conference 2019

We had a short hiatus but our customer-favorite annual IT Hot Topics Conference and Golf Tourney returns in 2019, hosted at the gorgeous Grandover Resort. This conference is hosted by Carolina Advanced Digital and partners and is a community-driven event. Attendees usually attend free or for a small fee to cover food.

Submit your talk and join the fun! Past speakers include Dave Kennedy, Johnny Long, The Hoff, Mike Rothman, Howard Schmidt, Katie Moussouris, Ryan Linn and many others! We’re also looking for lockpick village and workshop hosts.
Jennifer Minella, VP of Engineering, Carolina Advanced Digital (@jjx)


April 24-26, 2019
Grandover Resort
Greensboro, NC


  • Wednesday, April 24 - Conference Day 1
  • Thursday, April 25 - Conference Day 2
  • Friday April 26 - Golf Tourney

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Hosted by

Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc. and partners
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CFP Description


The IT Hot Topics conference has attendees from all market segments including education, government, enterprise, healthcare, financial, utilities and manufacturing. Attendees are typically professionals, managers, and executives in the technology infrastructure and security functions.

Final track designations will be determined as the agenda is built but we're seeking topics in areas related to:

  • Mobile and IoT
  • Networking and infrastructure
  • Cloud and virtualization
  • Audit, compliance, and legal
  • Professional development
  • Physical security


  • Technology Talk (50 minutes)
    Standard technology-centric tracks without specific manufacturer details or case studies.
  • Vendor Showcase (50 minutes)
    For manufacturer engineers to demo or showcase a product, how-to, or update/roadmap.
  • Case Study (50 minutes)
    For technology users to share case studies, war stories, or how they accomplished a goal.
  • Workshop or Training (2+ hours)
    Special flexible format 2+ hours for workshop or training. Please indicate if your session has a fee per attendee.