All Events


  • Central CT SimConnect Conference

    Sep 26, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    The Central CT SIMConnect conference is the region’s premier single-day event designed exclusively for the central Connecticut IT executive community. As technology continues to redefine business, geographic regions, and create borderless digital environments, it has become essential for IT executives to stay aware of global trends in order to integrate strategies into their operations. This allows your team to stay agile while maintaining your company’s competitive edge. The Symposium provides the region’s IT executives an opportunity to gather for a day of networking, collaboration, and knowledge-transfer through peer-led keynotes, breakouts, panels, and networking sessions.

  • Futures in IT

    Oct 16, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    In today’s high tech world, you need a combination of business and technology skills to be competitive. Choose the Business MIS Major...Learn about career opportunities.  Learn about the possible jobs from the people doing the hiring  Hear from recent IT graduates about their experiences  Get direct info from company executives  Come with questions, get the answers. Panel moderator:  Ernie Huber VP Information Technology Colt's Manufacturing Company Panel participants o Adele Ruel, Early Career Leadership Development Program, The Hartford o Sabina Sitaru, Retired CIO - City of Hartford o Emily Armstrong, Early Career Leadership Development Program - The Hartford o Chris Connolly, Owner - New England Staffing o Alex Martinez, IT Leadership Development Program - The Travelers o Jamie Perry, Manager Corporate Risk Management - COCC o Tim Dwyer, VP Product Solution Delivery: Annuity and Life Technology - Prudential 5:00 - 5:45 pm: Panelists and students arrive and network 5:45 – 6:00 pm: Opening remarks by Alex Tung, followed by panelist introductions by Ernie Huber 6:00  - 6:45 pm: Panel discussion - perspectives on IM/Analytics Careers 6:45  - 7:30 pm: Students Q&A 7:30  - 8:00 pm: Open Networking

  • SIM Boston Technology Leadership Summit

    Oct 23, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

  • Robotic Process Automation

    Nov 13, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Please join us at Dunkin Donuts Park on November 13 for an exciting discussion on Robotics Process Automation. The speaker, Matt Peters, is the Executive Director of the Intelligent Automation Practice for CAI and a subject matter expert on The Digital Workforce. Prior to this position Matt managed CAI Labs, a forward thinking technology practice. Matt has a graduate degree in Information Science and Technology from The Pennsylvania State University.

  • Workplace Communications Seminar

    Jan 8, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    There are seven most damaging and most common communication mistakes occurring daily in every work environment today that is undermining the clarity, the responsiveness, the trust and respect organizations require to be most competitive in this second decade of the 21st Century. Because few organizations invest in creating a culture of communication that leads to high-performance, and so many organizations take interpersonal communication for granted, understanding these communication mistakes and working to reduce their frequency and impact on your organization can be a market differentiator. Building a culture of championship caliber communication can be your key to recruiting, retaining and replacing not just your best team members, but also in acquiring your best customers and clients. This keynote address is based on Skip’s 2018 book of the same title and is entertaining, engaging and educational providing your audience members with practical and immediate applicable interpersonal communication tips, tools, and techniques that can transform the results in your workplace. Specifically Your Audience Will Learn: • Why there is a 67% risk of damaging relationships in every attempt to communicate. • The only 3 possible outcomes from any interpersonal communication interaction. • The 7 most common and most damaging interpersonal communication mistakes occurring daily in your work environment (and at home, too). • Simple and practical tips, tools, and techniques to apply to help you overcome each of the 7 communication sins.

  • Building Your Own Brand

    Feb 5, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    SARAH BARR, CEO AND FOUNDER OF WASHASHORE WRITING: You watched her on television as a four-time Emmy-nominated anchor and reporter. You’ve seen her give informative press briefings while serving two Hartford mayors. And while you didn’t see her, you heard the words delivered by others that she crafted as Vice President of Corporate and Government Communications for a leading regional bank in Connecticut. Inspir- ing words and work that received national recognition. Sarah has more than 30 years of experience and connections; her work goes well beyond the media, government, and business sectors. As a proven problem solver and consummate com- municator, Sarah can help leaders like you: • Craft your speeches and message, inspire your colleagues and employees, and improve your performance. Deliver words to treasure. • Draft impactful opinion pieces that show you are a thought leader in your industry. • Engage in immediate and effective crisis management. • Avoid crises by paying attention to planning long-term media and communication projects. • Develop and improve your unique and powerful voice; by giving you her personal attention (no hand-offs to staff) and gaining a deep understanding of you. • Deliver the keynote address or serve as a presenter or moderator to motive your team with empowering presentations at special events. • Get your story told by others, using her strong relationships with the media. • Stand out from the crowd with impactful training on presence and presentation.

  • NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award

    Apr 9, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Please join us at Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford as we celebrate the achievements of high school women and teachers from across the state and present the Aspirations in Computing awards. The Aspirations in Computing Award program sponsored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology, helps to increase girls’ and women’s meaningful participation in computing and technology. More than three dozen students and teachers will be presented with these awards and a number of corporate and public leaders will discuss the importance of increasing diversity in our industry. Please join us to meet the leaders of tomorrow and support these outstanding young people.

  • NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award

    Apr 9, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    Please join us at Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford as we celebrate the achievements of high school women and teachers from across the state and present the Aspirations in Computing awards. The Aspirations in Computing Award program sponsored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology, helps to increase girls’ and women’s meaningful participation in computing and technology. More than three dozen students and teachers will be presented with these awards and a number of corporate and public leaders will discuss the importance of increasing diversity in our industry. Please join us to meet the leaders of tomorrow and support these outstanding young people. Event Agenda Welcome Darwin Kovacs SIM and Cognizant NCWIT and ‘Aspirations’ Eva Bradshaw NCWIT Keynote Ciara Gogan Panel Discussion Presentation of Awards Seanice Austin; UCONN Kathy Hendrickson; UCONN Collegiate Award Educator Awards PARKING INFORMATION Parking is available in the 58 Chapel Street lot, directly across Main Street and the stadium, as well as the 1212 Main Street lot, at the intersection of Trumbull and Main Street.

  • 2019 SIM Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

    Jun 3, 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Please join us for the Society for Information Management Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament to benefit the SIM Scholarships on Monday June 3, 2019 at Glastonbury Hills Country Club in South Glastonbury, CT. The event event is free for all current Central CT SIM members and will include a 4-person scramble, box lunch and awards receptions following the golf.