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2021 LinkUp Technology Conference
2021 LinkUp Technology Conference
Wed, October 13, 2021 @ 07:30 AM — 05:00 PM (EDT)
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LinkUp 2021 Live and In-Person! 

The 24th Annual LinkUp Technology Conference will be held live and in-person at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona, PA on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021.


This past year has been challenging for everyone, and we hope that you are all safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We feel extremely fortunate to be able to welcome our sponsors/vendors and customers back to LinkUp 2021. As the state of the pandemic continues to improve, we are confident that LinkUp 2021 will be a success this October with good customer support and attendance. The BCCC is now hosting at full capacity with no restrictions on event size. The first 150 attendees to sign up by July 31st will receive a LinkUp Yeti. 


As Central PA’s “Largest Technology Conference”, this one-day event attracts hundreds of attendees from a wide range of industries. LinkUp is not only the ideal place to learn about the latest technology, it's also a networking hot bed that has fostered many long-term partnerships among prior attendees. Attendees can talk with industry experts and see the very latest hardware, software and solutions up close and personal.


The conference starts at 8:00 a.m. with our Kick-off Speaker presenting at 9:00 a.m. LinkUp offers up to 30 education sessions that run throughout the day. The event wraps up at 4:00 p.m. and is followed by a business mixer from 4:00-5:00 p.m.



- Updated location and layout for all exhibit booths

- Brand new website and mobile app

- Lunch served in the lobbies with various seating options

- Optional lunch speaker/session

- Targeted industry panel discussion

- Interactive games with cash prizes


We look forward to seeing you live and in-person at LinkUp 2021!

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Event Date
7:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
Registration Closes
October 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Blair County Convention Center
1 Convention Center Dr
Altoona, PA  USA
Summary Agenda
Wednesday, October 13
7:30 AM
Registration / Continental Breakfast Served
8:00 AM
Technology Center Opens
8:00 AM to 8:45 AM
8x8 Benefits of Cloud Communications and Collaboration
8:00 AM to 8:45 AM
Cisco Security Update
8:00 AM to 8:45 AM
Dell-EMC Data Protection and the PowerProtect DD Series Solutions
8:00 AM to 8:45 AM
IBM Power i Update
8:00 AM to 8:45 AM
Veeam And Ransomware-How One Cancels Out The Other
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Kick-off Address-Jeff Ready, Scale Computing Founder
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
BlueVoyant - Bad Actors: Staying Safe From Cyber Criminals
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Cisco Collaboration Update
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
FBI-Risk Management = Return on Investment: Counterintelligence Trends & Protecting Your Intellectual Property
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Great Lakes Cabinets-Risk Management & Security of Physical IT Assets & Data
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Nutanix-Experience The Power of the Leading Enterprise Cloud & HCI Platform
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Scale Computing - Planning For Digital Transformation with Edge Computing Infrastructure
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
11:50 AM to 1:00 PM
Cyber Agility Framework: Becoming a Housefly in a Venus Flytrap World
1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Axis Communications-Contributing to a smarter, safer world.
1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Cisco Meraki Update
1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Doing Better Business -Work from Home- Key Benefits of a Document Management Solution
1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
DQE Communications-Network Revolution Due to the Pandemic
1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Empower Business Solutions-Improve process efficiency & increase profitability with Acumatica ERP
1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Link Computer & Saleme Insurance-Trends in Cyber Insurance, and How to Prepare Your Network For Its Requirements
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Afternoon Snacks and Refreshments
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
APC by Schneider Electric-Power Trends: Lithium-Ion and Edge Deployment
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Barracuda-13 email threat types you need protection against
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Cisco Networking Tools Update
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
IBM Storage- A new first line of defense against Ransomware within the IBM FlashSystem storage array
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
RVI-Going Paperless? RVI Has Probably Heard Your Story Before!
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Scale Computing-Modern and Cost-Effective VDI Solutions for your Organization
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Security Panel Discussion
4:00 PM
Technology Center Closes
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Business Mixer & Reception
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Prize Drawings
Featured Speakers
Photo of Jeff Ready
Jeff Ready
CEO and co-founder of Scale Computing, Scale Computing
Photo of SA Dale Carlson
SA Dale Carlson
Special Agent Bomb Technician, FBI Pittsburgh
Photo of SA Mackenzie Monarko
SA Mackenzie Monarko
SA - Private Sector Coordinator, FBI Pittsburgh
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