March 27 - South Bay

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03/27/2019 - Wednesday, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Point: Keller Williams Beach Cities
Speaker: Brandon Smith 
Topic: Ethical Disposition of IT Assets

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Ensuring technology is responsibly disposed of, from a technical, legal and environmental standpoint to protect your company.

During this presentation, you will learn about current e-waste laws in California and go over some examples of companies who ended up with multi-million dollar lawsuits when caught in violation. You will learn about the two leading certifications that will make it easy for you to identify what e-waste and ITAD companies you should work with to stay protected against improper disposal of your equipment. You will also learn about current best practices surrounding data destruction. You will walk away knowing how you can leverage your e-waste to create a positive impact in your community while protecting your company from the possible pitfalls of improper e-waste disposal.

About the Speaker

Brandon Smith is the Vice President of Sales at human-I-T. After graduating with his Bachelors in Marketing, Brandon began working on campaigns for Nike, Sony Playstation, and Major League Baseball. Having got a full dose of the "road life", he grew tired of the grind and decided to seek a higher purpose. He began as a volunteer at human-I-T, armed with a background in marketing, account management, and relationship building. As the first true "Salesperson" at the organization, he began building systems and cultivating relationships with businesses to give their e-waste a second life to help those in need. Today, Brandon manages a team responsible for taking in over 100 donations per month from businesses across the country. Under his leadership, human-I-T has more than doubled their donation intake and the resulting community impact every year since 2016.

Meeting Sponsor

T2 Tech Group

T2 Tech Group is a leader in the practical application of technology for healthcare and a range of other industries. Since its founding in 2006, T2 Tech has consistently delivered quality consulting and management advisory services to executives and IT leaders. Unlike many consulting firms, T2 Tech has no financial interest in vendor selection, freeing the company to focus completely on realizing client goals. The organization balances business and IT needs, uses a proven framework, can see projects from assessment to post-implementation, and practices transparency in everything they do. For more information about T2 Tech Group, visit T2TechGroup.com, view their company video and connect with them on Twitter @T2TechGroup.

Meeting Agenda

  • 5:30 – 6:00 PM Social and Networking
  • 6:00 – 7:00 PM Speaker and Topic
  • 7:00 – 7:30 PM Social and Networking

Event Cost

  • $10 - PMI-LA Members (must be logged in to get this discounted price)
  • $15 - Non-Members

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PDUs

1.0 PDU in Leadership

Meal

Light Snack/Food

Location Information:

The Point: Keller Williams Beach Cities
830 S, CA-1 #200,
El Segundo, CA 90245

Parking

Park in large parking lot east of point near building 200

Cancellations:

This event may be canceled or postponed, though all efforts will be made to avoid doing so. If canceled or postponed, notification will be made to all registrants via email.

Questions/Suggestions/Volunteer Inquiries:

Contact southbay@pmi-la.org

 

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