What is the SPTC?

The Southern Piedmont Technology Council (SPTC) is a member based organization consisting of technology companies and advocates from Southern Virginia. Through our networking meetings, conferences and banquets, we have aimed at building on our membership base, educating the community, facilitating discussion with, and increasing Southern Piedmont’s exposure to other parts of Virginia.

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The SPTC Program and Marketing committee have provided COVID-19 resources to assist our members
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The SPTC is a member-based organization consisting of technology companies, high-tech industries, technology educators, local governments, and other technology advocates from Southern Virginia. Since the inception, the SPTC has been an advocate and voice in stressing the importance of the need for the region to invest in technology.

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Annual Membership Meeting

The Southern Piedmont Technology Council invites all members to its annual membership meeting to vote on new board member terms. During this meeting we will reflect on 2020 and introduce our plans for 2021. 

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Cybersecurity: Response, Remediation and Recovery

While we could not hold the CyberUp Summit this October due to COVID-19, the Southern Piedmont Technology Council in conjunction with Averett University brought together cybersecurity experts to discuss cyber attacks and provide guidance on how to prevent them, in honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness month on October 15th . The recording is available below. 

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2021 memberships are available now!
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