ITKAN Special Event– all are welcome! ITKAN, a not-for-profit network affiliated with ITF forprofessionals and aspiring professionals with disabilities into the IT industry, invites you tojoin us for this high-energy evening including mobile technology demos, subject matterexperts and an open discussion on the promise and challenges of mobile IT and mobile appsrelevant to the community of people with disabilities! When: Thursday, May 19th, 2011– 5PM-7PM Where: Microsoft Technology Center, 200 E. Randolph, 2nd floor/ MTC #3 Chicago, IL 60601 …a handy map - http://www.microsoft.com/mtc/Locations/chicago_maps.mspx …and a great video introduction! http://www.microsoft.com/mtc/locations/video.mspx Agenda: 5:00PM-5:20PM: Networking among peers – Knowledge, Network and Opportunity! 5:20PM-5:45PM: An Introduction and Demonstration of Microsoft Mobile Platform by Shawn Noroozi, Mobility Solution Specialist 5:45PM-6:45PM: Mobile Applications and Technology – the promise and challenges for users with disabilities – A facilitated discussion with Matt Mead, Managing Director and CTO of Redpoint Technologies and Keith Franklin, Director of Cloud and .NET Services, MPS Partners – Join us as we explore the explosion in mobile technology and software applications, their applicability to the disability community and considerations on what the future may bring in this revolutionary segment of IT! 6:45PM-7:00PM: Closing Comments and networking PLEASE RSVP to Pat Maher at email@example.com by Tuesday, May 17th! NOTE: Please let us know if there is any reasonable accommodation that you require to participate in this event.