Dulles, VA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013
Unanet, a developer of services automation software that helps project-based organizations manage people and projects for improved efficiency and effectiveness, has announced that it is sponsoring the upcoming Women Etc. Conference in Richmond VA on October 3.
Women ETC is the Virginia Women in Technology Conference and is the premier statewide event for women who work with technology. The conference is organized by Richmond’s RichTech Women in Technology Forum in support of its mission to further empower women – from the classroom to the boardroom. Unanet, a women-owned small business, is a member of RichTech.
The Women ETC conference will bring together more than 500 talented technical women for career development, networking and technology-centric learning opportunities. The conference will be held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on October 3rd. The agenda includes outstanding speakers, lunch and breakout sessions offering topics on education, technology and careers. There are also networking breaks throughout the conference.
Kate Ogden, VP of Business Development at Unanet, and a resident of Richmond, is looking forward to the event. Kate commented, “We are delighted to participate in this event to support the region’s female technology business community.”
The impressive speakers at Women Etc. come from a variety of backgrounds. Keynote speakers are Jane McGonigal from the Institute For the Future, Michelle McKenna from the National Football League and Mara Urshel from Kleinfeld.
Unanet is a leading provider of Cloud or On-Premise software for project-based organizations. Unanet delivers skills management, resource planning, budgeting & forecasting, time & expense reporting, billing & revenue recognition, and project management reporting. Over 950 organizations rely on Unanet to maximize staff utilization, reduce administrative costs by 90%, improve invoicing by 10X, and support forward decision-making for improved operations.
Based in Richmond, Virginia, RichTech serves to promote the region as a technology center and provides a vehicle for addressing the needs of Central Virginia’s dynamic technology community.
The organization known today as RichTech was founded in 1989 as the Central Virginia High Technology Network. In 1995 it adopted the name The Greater Richmond Technology Council. In the spring of 2009 the organization expanded its mission to reach out to the regions expanding creative and technical community and adopted the name of RichTech. RichTech is governed by a Board of Directors and employs two full-time staff members.
Council membership is representative of the Central Virginia economy. The technology sector of that economy is actually a combination of several key technology based industries including: information technology, biotechnology, telecommunications, high-performance manufacturing and others. This diversity is our strength and our members not only represent technology producers, users and service providers, but also the supporting industries, organizations and institutions that provide the infrastructure and catalyst necessary for economic expansion.