Embrace the Future at the 2023 IT and Innovations Conference

What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Is autonomous technology the future of business operations and will it impact the workforce? How can businesses protect their data and employees against cyber threats? 

These pressing questions are front of mind for many Pennsylvania employers and leading experts will offer their perspectives at next week’s 2023 Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry IT and Innovations Conference. And for a limited time, we’re offering a $100 discount to all conference registrants! 

The event, to be held Thursday, Oct. 26 at The Alloy in King of Prussia, is more than a gathering of industry leaders—it is a chance to gain practical insights into the transformative landscape of AI, robotics, cybersecurity, and other innovations necessary to help your business compete in the 21st-century economy – all while networking with peers and earning continuing education credits. 

The event will begin with a keynote address from FBI Special Agent Darin Murphy, who will delve into the critical topic of confronting cyber threats. With two decades of experience investigating a wide array of cybercrimes, Agent Murphy is a seasoned expert in the field. 

Agent Murphy’s expertise will arm attendees with a greater awareness of cybersecurity measures their organization can take, empowering them to safeguard their digital assets and better fortify their online defenses against emerging threats. 

Following this insightful address, we will kick off a series of panel discussions that will offer a deep dive into the intersection of technology, innovation, and business strategy. 

First on the docket is a discussion on how employers can cultivate a culture of innovation. John Astfalk, Chief Information Officer of S&B USA Construction, and David Brantley, Product Manager at Flashfood, will share their extensive experience in integrating innovative approaches into their respective businesses. 

Cybersecurity will return as the focus of our second panel, featuring Kathleen Hohenadel, Director of Cyber & Analytic Solutions at Lockheed Martin Space, Jeremy Young, CEO of Federal Resources Corporation, and Shena Seneca Tharnish, VP of Secure Networking & Cybersecurity Solutions at Comcast Business Services. 

Next, we will turn our attention to advancements in autonomous technology. Matt Blackburn of Aurora Innovation and Ted Dengel of FedEx Ground will provide their insights into the latest developments in self-driving vehicles and robotics, how AI is accelerating advancements in these fields, and their potential uses in the logistics sector and beyond. 

Finally, the event will culminate in a keynote address from esteemed Professor Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, whose remarks will shed light on the transformative power of AI in the workplace and offer advice to benefit employers everywhere. 

Don’t miss out on your chance to gain firsthand knowledge from industry leaders and experts! Register today and enter discount code IT2023 to secure your spot at this transformative conference. We can’t wait to see you there. 


Founded in 1916, the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is the state's largest broad-based business association, with its membership comprising businesses of all sizes and across all industry sectors. The PA Chamber is The Statewide Voice of BusinessTM.