(PRESS RELEASE)_(Boca Raton, FL – January 29, 2021) Mary Csar, Executive Director of the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum, today announced that the nonprofit organization is partnering with Boca Raton Innovation Campus (BRiC) to present a new virtual three-part series:
BOCA RATON TECH TALKS
The Evolution of Tech & Innovation in Boca Raton
The new series will feature panel discussions exploring the rich history of how a resort community became a revolutionary tech incubator and what this means for the future of technology in Boca Raton. Each program is 45 minutes and can be viewed on BRiC’s channels on YouTube and/or Facebook.
Tuesday, February 23 at Noon
The Early Years: Technology of Radar, IBM, Boca Raton and the First PC (1940s-1981)
Panelists include historian/author Sally Ling and Dr. Dave Bradley, one of 12 engineers who worked on the original IBM PC. Moderated by Susan Gillis of the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum.
Tuesday, March 2 at Noon
Boca Raton as Silicon Beach (1980s-2000s)
Panelists include Harold Braun from Siemans, Pedro del Sol from Sensormatic, and Scott Adams of STRAX Intelligence Group. Moderated by Pete Martinez, a former IBMer and medical tech consultant.
Tuesday, March 9 at Noon
Today’s Technology Scene & Expectations for the Future
Panelists include Daniel Cane of Modernizing Medicine, Andrew Duffell from FAUs Research Park, and Angelo Bianco with Crocker Partners, owner of BRiC. Moderated by Jessica del Vecchio, Manager of Economic Development for the City of Boca Raton.
Boca Tech Talks are generously underwritten by the Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs, Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, Discover the Palm Beaches, Crocker Partners and Boca Raton Innovation Campus.
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