Speaker Lineup: GS Aerospace and Tech Symposium (Program Release)

The First Annual Grand Strand Aerospace and Technology Symposium and Exposition is happening this Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at HGTC Grand Strand Campus (in Market Common- Myrtle Beach, SC.)

You can view the program here, and below is a full list of speakers, moderators and panelists for the day's event:

Keynote Speakers

Rodney Berry - Ecnomic Development Office of Congressman Tom Rice
Steven Townes - Ranger Aerospace
AJ Ratani - President of Technology at Red Ventures


Kathleen Williams - CCAR
Steve Townes - Ranger Aerospace
Garth Cook - Boeing SC


Local Company Spotlight
Jeremy Bass - Executive Helicopters
Rob Cheng - PC Pitstop
Stella Mercado - Mercom Corporation
Dr. Todd Rowland - Tidelands Health
Chuck Myers - Chippewa Aerospace

Local Education Spotlight
Dr. David DeCenzo - Coastal Carolina University
Neyle Wilson - Horry Georgetown Technical College
Suzanne Markle - Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
Dr. Rick Maxey - Horry County School District
Dr. Randy Dozier - Georgetown County School District

Community Spotlight
Josh Kay - Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation
Brian Tucker - Georgetown County Economic Development Council
Jason Greene - Grand Strand Technology Council

Breakout Sessions

Stuart Butler - Fuel
Dr. Ramy Harik - McNAIR Advance & University of South Carolina
Dorette Coetsee - South Carolina U.S. Export Assistance Centers
Anita Patel - South Carolina Department of Commerce

Master of Ceremonies - Meghan Miller, WBTW News Anchor

You can still register for the symposium here!

If you are a member of the Grand Strand Technology Council, and have not yet used your 50% discount code to buy a ticket - you can do so here!  Did you lose your code? No worries. Contact the tech council here.