Events downtown

May 26

2022 MTUG Information Technology Summit & Tradeshow
Location: 88 Spring Street, Portland, Maine 04101, US
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Event website

MTUG HOLDS STATE’S LARGEST BUSINESS TECH CONFERENCE MAY 26 — celebrating 35 years of tech education and networking, and 10 years of the MTUG CoSponsored Scholarship

The nonprofit Maine Technology Users Group (MTUG) invites IT professionals, managers, and technology enthusiasts from all industries and sectors to the 2022 Information Technology Summit and Tradeshow on Thursday, May 26th, 7:30am-4pm, at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, Maine.

The MTUG IT Summit is Maine’s largest business technology conference with 12 educational sessions, 50 vendor booths, and ample time to explore a broad range of IT topics, products, and services.

Workshop tracks include Security, IT Infrastructure, “Disruption”, and IT Workforce Development. Topics will include a discussion of the SDWAN, Using Microsoft Defender for Endpoint security, Security and Privacy in legacy IT systems, Lessons from the Okta Breach, AWS deployment, Discussion of MITRE Security Tools, the Disrupted Hybrid Workspace, Recruitment & Retention strategies, and more. Presenters come from an array of industries, including business services, supply chain, education, finance, marketing, and government services/law.

Keynote Bill Pierce, CIO of The Jackson Laboratory will present “Agility and Resilience in an Age of Complexity”, harnessing his deep understanding of analytics, technologies, and organizations to help enlighten our path through increasingly complex and volatile times. After the Keynote, MTUG and the University of Maine Foundation will recognize the sponsors and the awardees of the MTUG CoSponsored Tech Scholarship Program. Since 2012, the program has raised/donated over $100,000 in scholarships to UMaine system tech students.

Admission is $55 “early rate”, $60 Advance and $65 on the event day. Special rates available for students in technology programs, and active / retired military. Fee includes workshops, tradeshow floor access, continental breakfast, lunch, and door prizes. MTUG is a nonprofit organization focused on bringing educational events and resources to the IT community. Proof of vaccination and masking may be required per policy posted on event page. Space is limited; please pre-register at the event website:

MTUG’s top 2022 Summit Sponsors include: Avaya, Consolidated Communications, Fortinet, Lincolnville Communications, and WEI. Silver & Bronze sponsors include A3 Communications, Arctic Wolf, ATX Advisory Services, Blueface, Cambridge Computer, Crown Castle, Dialpad, FirstLight, GoNetspeed (formerly Otelco), New England Communications, Nexum Inc., AHEAD Inc., Headlight Audio/Visual, Maine Technology Institute, MPX, and Pierce Atwood.

Sign up for the MTUG Email List and get a response email with $5 off any advance regular rate to the MTUG Summit! — look for the signup at the bottom right! (Not valid on student rate, or on the event day.)