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JOIN US FOR THE 2020 MERIT MEMBER CONFERENCE

After thorough discussion regarding the potential spread of COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Merit Member Conference, scheduled for May 12th & 13th. The MMC 2020 will now be held October 29th and 30th at The Henry Hotel, Dearborn, MI.

Current registrants, you will be notified by email regarding your registration and the next steps in this process. You may also contact [email protected] and we will reply promptly.

What is the value of information without intelligent action? With nearly unlimited access to data and analytics, a strong statewide ecosystem of like-minded organizations, an abundance of free and low-cost base security tools and a growing awareness of connectivity challenges – what comes next?

MMC 2020 will explore conceptual and practical approaches to move our organizations from the current equilibrium, into the next generation and beyond.

DATES: OCTOBER 29 & 30th, 2020
LOCATION: THE HENRY HOTEL | DEARBORN, MI.

Submit a Merit Member Award nominee & receive $10 back on MMC registration!

2020 AGENDA COMING SOON!

JonathanStrickland (1)

JONATHAN STRICKLAND

Podcast Host and Executive Producer

iHeart Radio

A Big Problem with Big Data (Member Day PM)

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MatthewRantanen

MATTHEW RANTANEN

Director of Technology: Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association
Partnering and Business Development, Arcadian Infracom

(Member Day AM)

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SophiaBrueckner

SOPHIA BRUECKNER

Assistant Professor

Stamps School of Art & Design

Critical Optimism and Sci-Fi Prototyping (Security Day AM)

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BenSwerdlow

BEN SWERDLOW

Engineer Specializing in Materials and Data Science

University of Michigan

The Medium Place: Big Data and Ethics (Security Day Lunch)

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BryanStearns

BRYAN STEARNS

Graduate Student Researcher

University of Michigan

The Cogs of Cognition (Security Day Lunch)

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JasminePowell

JASMINE POWELL

Graduate Student Researcher

University of Michigan

Order From Chaos (Security Day Lunch)

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StevenJones

STEVEN JONES

Graduate Student Researcher

University of Michigan

The Cogs of Cognition (Security Day Lunch)

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DavidDennis

DAVID DENNIS

Executive Director of Product Management

Merit Network

(Member Day Lunch)

LoriTirpak

LORI TIRPAK

Interim CIO

Oakland University

(Member Day Lunch)

ScottPuckett

SCOTT PUCKETT

Project Director of eSports and Senior Director of IT

Western Michigan University

(Member Day Lunch)

ZachWigal

ZACH WIGAL

Founder

Gamers Outreach

(Member Day Lunch)

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