Dinner Meeting & Election of Officers

September 21, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Riverwinds Restaurant
1075 Riverwinds Drive
West Deptford, NJ 08086
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Election of 2018 Officers

Thursday, September 21, 2017

5:30 pm: Registration/Networking
6:30 pm: Dinner & Program

Cost: $55 IREM Members / $65 Non-members
IREM members include CPM Members, CPM Candidates, ARM Members, Associate Members, and employees of AMO Firms and Friends of IREM Companies

Registration Deadline: September 15, 2017
All confirmed reservations must be paid for whether you attend or not.

Emerging Technologies

Presented By: Fred Zajac, Business Development Executive of NetMedia Solutions

This session will review Emerging Technologies and how the IoT (Internet of Things) will transform the way humans act daily, and how to properly protect ourselves from ourselves.

Artificial Intelligence is being flooded with billions of dollars from investors all over the world. IBM, one of the earliest Pioneers in AI introduced us to Watson on the popular show Jeopardy, and we are now seeing AI being used to analyze data for companies all over the world. You are presented with AI generated recommendations through the ads you receive on social media sites, the emails from accounts you have, and even news feeds about your favorite hobby. This is only the beginning of what will soon be a world of robots.

We have already been introduced to technology that wants to replace your best friend. It is called, “Alexa”. Alexa will know more about you then anyone else in your life. She will know when you come home, what foods you like to eat, what jokes make you laugh, what to say when you are sad, and anything else she can gather from you while she is turned on.

About our Speaker:
Fred Zajac, Business Development Executive of NetMedia Solutions has over 15 years of experience developing IT business solutions for the manufacturing, construction, and asset management verticals. Prior to his employment with NetMedia, Fred led a small Philadelphia based technology support company into a premier managed services provider, from inception to acquisition.

Fred holds a B.S. in Economics from Arcadia University and working towards a M.S. in IT Auditing & Cyber Security from Temple University. He uses his economic background to help companies identify the technology variable for the production function. Using these strategies, he is able to maximize company resources and accurately predict ROI for each project. He is expanding his expertise to include IT & Cyber business risks. IT Auditing & Security is a business risk for any company with private or proprietary information. Fred has developed strategies for businesses to mitigate risks and manage threats by implementing a solid IT Governance Framework accepted by multiple compliance agencies.

Fred is a United States Army Veteran, where he served as a Civil Affairs solider during Operation Iraqi Freedom to help identify Middle East suppliers in compliance with United States Procurement regulations. In his free time, he started a company, Veteran Career Headquarters to help United States Veterans connect with employers and hiring managers in Pennsylvania. VCHQ shows the business value for hiring U.S. Veterans.

Fred has a unique and diverse set of skills in business, economics, and technology. He enjoys helping people accomplish goals. After his career as an IT business consultant, he plans on obtaining a PhD and becoming a professor to pass on his knowledge and experiences to the next generation of leaders.

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