Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, Pennington Station Announces Speakers for 2022 Joplin Regional Innovation & Technology Summit

(Joplin, MO) The Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce (JACC) and its sponsors, Pennington Station, LLC and James River Church, are excited to announce the keynote and breakout session speakers for the 2022 Joplin Regional Innovation & Technology Summit on November 4 at James River Church in Joplin 

These innovative thinkers and business leaders will come together for the Summit and speak on a variety of technology-related issues:  

  • Keynote: Shawnee Delaney Spy On The Inside to Insider Threats
  • Business Innovation: Kavita Ganesan How to Develop Your Organization’s AI Strategy
  • Cyber Resiliency: Tim Weber Experiencing a Ransomware Event
  • Business Technology: Burton KelsoHow to Protect Your Social Media Accounts and Websites from Hackers  
  • Business Technology: Robert StokesRobotic Dogs: Our New Best Friends
  • Business Technology: Eric Malone A Cryptospatial Journey
  • Digital Community: Prasad CalyamDefending Small Business Cyber Assets
  • Digital Community: Heather Noggle Cybersecurity Advocacy: Persuasion and Cyber Hygiene  

As technology continues to change the business world, companies large and small need to maintain a competitive edge and stay informed on new, innovative topics. The Summit will showcase local tech-centered businesses with sessions covering subjects such as emerging technology, business innovation, cyber resiliency, and digital cities. The event will also feature a pitch competition, breakfast, lunch, and many networking opportunities. 

Tickets for the event are valued at over $60, but because of the presenting sponsor, Pennington Station, and their generosity, ticket fees have been waived and registration is free. Everyone is invited to participate, from entrepreneurs to employees and individuals who are interested in learning more about changing technologies. Registration is required and can be completed here. For more information on the Summit, please visit 


Erin Slifka, Marketing & Public Information Manager
Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce

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