Conference takes place on April 18 at Valeo in Troy.
Theme: Driving Innovation and Diversity
Benefits of attending:
Network with our target attendance of 200+ professionals
Opportunity to attend breakout sessions on technical topics
Access to our resources to aid in career planning and development
For more information and to register go here.
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