Valley TechCon.19 | Call For Speakers
September 25, 2019 | Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center | Harrisonburg, VA

Valley TechCon.19 is the premier technology conference in the Shenandoah Valley, bringing together technology enthusiasts, practitioners, researchers, and business leaders to facilitate idea sharing, collaboration, and innovation. The goal is to inspire new ideas, improve business efficiency with emerging technologies, springboard new ventures, and expand networking opportunities.

Interested speakers are invited to submit proposals for talks/workshops, using this form ONLY. No emailed submissions will be accepted. Conference organizers will use the email address provided to contact the potential speaker(s) after a panel of judges has reviewed the submissions. If selected, headshots and/or logos will be requested as needed.

Important Dates:
Speaker proposals due: April 29, 2019
Selected speakers notified by: May 20, 2019

You can learn more about Valley TechCon at (the site will be updated as information becomes available for 2019) or hear what folks think about Valley TechCon at

Please direct communications to Peirce Macgill, Assistant Director of Economic Development, City of Harrisonburg, at or (540) 432-7701.

Sponsorship opportunities and packages will be available. Please contact Peirce Macgill if you are interested. Conference registration will open in the summer.

Valley TechCon.19 is powered and staffed by a collaboration of regional partners: City of Harrisonburg, Shenandoah Valley Technology Council, Blue Ridge Community College, JMU X-Labs, James Madison University Office of Technology Innovation and Economic Development, Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center, HelioCampus, and Chiedo Labs.

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Proposed session title
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Names of other speakers in group (if applicable; to be displayed on website if selected)
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