TAG Midwest Learning Day
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When: Thursday, July 26th
10:00 - 5:00 pm CDT
Where: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
140 S. Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois  60603
United States
Contact: Chantal Forster

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TAG Midwest Learning Day

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Hosted by the MacArthur Foundation and the Technology Affinity Group, welcome to the Windy City for our Summer 2018 TAG Midwest Learning Day on Thursday, July 26th.



10:00–11:30 am: Accenture Customer Innovation Network.

[Chicago Loop. Location will be shared upon RSVP.]

  • Consumer and Technology Trends – Explore the Accenture  Customer Innovation Network, where we envision the future of consumer industries, powered by technologies, and driven by the liquid expectations of a demanding marketplace.
  • IT Trends – Hear from Accenture's CIO Consulting Organization on how they are innovating to the new to support their 425,000 employees across 120 countries. What’s top of mind as they consider the needs of their clients in the future?

12:00–2:00 pm: Lunch and Open Discussion, hosted at the MacArthur Foundation

Discussion topics include:

    • Attendee Round-Robin
    • Security (Data, Cyber, Cloud, Staff Training)
    • Blockchain in Philanthropy
    • Cultivating the Next Generation of IT Leadership

    2:30-4:30 pm: Learning Sessions, hosted at the MacArthur Foundation

    • CyberSecurity Resources Available from the Department of Homeland Security: Guest speaker from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
    • Data & Census 2020 with Dawn Melchiorre, Chief Program and Policy Officer, ForefrontChanges to Census2020 (technology, citizenship question, and funding) could threaten a fair and accurate count for the most vulnerable communities.  What’s at stake is $675 billion a year in federal funds, services and programs allocated using Census data. 


    5:00-6:00 pm: Mix & Mingle hosted by SmartSimple.


    [Chicago Loop. Location will be shared upon RSVP.]


    The Technology Affinity Group (TAG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization that promotes the power of technology to advance the goals of the philanthropic sector.