ITECS: Friday, February 22, 2019

The Indiana Tech Engineering and Computer Science conference (ITECS) is a great opportunity for those interested in technology to not only network with local businesses, but also to learn new and interesting things about the technologies to which we all have access. The conference will be on Friday, February 22th from 9:00AM to 1:00PM in the Multi-Flex Theater located in the Snyder Academic Center . There will be a variety of technical talks that both engineering and computer science students can benefit from. In addition, lunch will be provided for the keynote presentation, after which we will hold a career fair in the Seitz Conference Center!

You can click here for more information about the career fair.

Speaker Information

Caleb Bertsch

Caleb Bertsch's Topic

Caleb Bertsch's Bio

Caleb is a senior software engineer at Sweetwater Sound and works with several web technologies, including PHP, Node.js, and Docker. He specializes in system architecture and design, user profiling and personalization, database schema design, and REST API design. He graduated from Indiana Tech in 2013 with a bachelor of science in software engineering and was a member of several student organizations, including Sigma Phi Epsilon, ACM, Mathematical Enthusiasts Society, and the Indiana Tech Gaming Society.

Sam Ferree

Sam Ferree's Topic

Sam Ferree's Bio

Sam is a Web Engineer who spends most of his time building web applications with Angular and ASP.NET Core. His current favorite industry buzzwords are Cloud Native, Event Driven, Event Sourcing, Microservices, Serverless and DevOps. He is a Microsoft fanboy who uses Linux. He prefers tabs to spaces. He has made a lot of bad software.

Jon Fazzaro

Jon Fazzaro's Topic

Jon Fazzaro's Bio

He’s been writing code since the turn of the century and thinks he's just about got the hang of it.

Matt DeVries

Matt DeVries' Topic

Matt DeVries's Bio

Matt DeVries has nearly 10 years of industry experience developing embedded software for hybrid automotive, life sciences and defense applications. He holds an MS in Mechanical Engineering, which focused on Robotics and Embedded Controls, as well as a BS ME and a BS EE, all from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. When not working on embedded systems, Matt enjoys board games, woodworking and snowboarding.

Matt Hansen

Matt Hansen' Topic

Matt Hansen's Bio

I have been in IT for over a decade now. In that time, I’ve covered a broad variance of the field from Workstations to Servers and from Web Administration to Cloud and Virtualization Architecture and Design. All things considered, I spend the majority of my time doing complex, large-scale Cloud and Infrastructure Engineering and Architecture. I am very, very passionate about what I do. IT, and what it can do for society. I work to constantly make strides to utilize my expertise to simplify the lives of others in the world of technology.

Conference Schedule

Friday, February 22nd
Time Event Speaker Location Information
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration Multi-Flex Theater - Academic Center More
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM An Introduction to Docker Caleb Bertsch Multi-Flex Theater - Academic Center More
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM Break
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Introduction to CQRS Sam Ferree Multi-Flex Theater - Academic Center More
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Automated Testing and the Primary Value of Software Jon Fazzaro Multi-Flex Theater - Academic Center More
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Break
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Testing and Debugging Embedded Systems Matt DeVries Multi-Flex Theater - Academic Center More
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Break
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Keynote Presentation - "Get-Career | Where-Object {$_.CloudSkills -ge 0}" Matt Hansen Multi-Flex Theater - Academic Center More
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Career Fair Seitz Conference Center - Andorfer Commons More

Career Fair

The career fair will be on Friday, February 22nd from 1:00PM to 3:00PM in the Seitz Conference Center located on the second floor of Andorfer Commons. If you are interested in the career fair, you can register using the following link: