Maryland Secretary of Information Technology to Keynote 5th Annual Technology Transformation Conference

Frederick, MD (February 1, 2024) – The Maryland Tech Council, the largest technology and life sciences trade association in the state, today announced that Katie Savage, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Information Technology (DoIT), will keynote the 5th Annual Technology Transformation Conference on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at LIVE! Casino & Hotel at Arundel Mills. Secretary Savage will discuss statewide initiatives in cybersecurity, modernization, and artificial intelligence. 

Secretary Savage leads the State of Maryland’s efforts to create and implement solutions that improve IT infrastructure and government services and keep Maryland current with IT industry trends. She previously led the Defense Digital Service of the Department of Defense, leading dozens of programmers, designers, engineers, and data scientists. Savage helped lead the DOD’s COVID-19 response, including the development of a mobile tracking application used by 200K+ personnel, cybersecurity measures to ensure safe vaccine manufacturing and delivery as part of Operation Warp Speed, and the development of emergency communication software toolkit for critical officials in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

The Technology Transformation Conference brings hundreds of technology professionals together to shed light on the newest technology innovations shaping the marketplace. The full-day conference features in-depth discussions with industry experts on AI, Ag-tech, Energy Tech, Med-Tech, Cybersecurity, Capital and Workforce Development, and other technology topics. Plenty of networking opportunities are available throughout the conference, an exhibit hall, and closing cocktail reception.

Who: Secretary Katie Savage

Industry panelists

Hundreds of technology professionals


What: 5th Annual Technology Transformation Conference


Where: LIVE! Casino & Hotel in Maryland

7002 Arundel Mills Cir #7777

Hanover, MD 21076


When: Thursday, February 29, 2024 

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Members of the media are invited to attend at no cost. RSVP to Industry attendees may register at

“Secretary Savage has extraordinary insight into how governments can harness technology to modernize their services,” said Kelly Schulz, CEO of the Maryland Tech Council. “We are thrilled to have her join the Technology Transformation Conference to discuss how artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and modernization are reshaping technology decisions in Maryland.” 

About the Maryland Tech Council

The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) is a collaborative community that is actively engaged in building strong technology and life science industries by supporting the efforts of our individual members. We are the largest technology and life sciences trade association in the state of Maryland, and we provide value by giving members a forum to learn, share, and connect. MTC brings the region’s community together into a single, united organization that empowers our members to achieve their business goals through advocacy, networking, and education. The vision for the Maryland Tech Council is to propel Maryland to become the number one innovation economy for life sciences and technology in the country. Follow us at, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.


Henry Fawell
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