TAG Stadium of Things IoT Hackathon Save the Date

Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) in partnership with title sponsor, Honeywell, and presenting sponsor SAP, along with the TAG Mobility and TAG Cloud societies, will be hosting the TAG Stadium of Things IoT Hackathon, Friday August 11, 2017 to Sunday August 13, 2017 at the Alpharetta Innovation Center.

The 2017 IoT Symposium will gather the greater Atlanta community together on August 31. The Hackathon is intended to develop proof of concepts to help the community understand the possibilities of IoT.

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Coverage Issues Relating to Self-Driving Cars – AIRROC Chicago Conference

June 6 – 7  MMM Partner Tony Roehl will cover the current state and potential development of autonomous automobiles and the future of automobile insurance. Issues discussed will include the types of autonomous vehicles currently under development; the potential societal and economic implications of self-driving cars; practical concerns like the allocation of liability for autonomous vehicle accidents; insurance requirements; and a review of the future of automobile insurance.

If you are interested in joining MMM at this conference, please email us for a complimentary registration.

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Taking Your Business To The Next Level: Leadership Insights From Women CEOs

Experienced CEOs will tell you that what gets a company to $5 million isn’t the same as what gets you to $50 million. What are the biggest challenges? How do you scale the business when it reaches a point of outgrowing systems or procedures?

Join Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Frazier & Deeter, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP and U.S. Trust for a panel discussion regarding leading a company through stages of growth.

  • Lisa Calhoun – Founding Partner, Valor Ventures
  • Karen Robinson Cope – Executive Vice President, NanoLumens
  • Kathryn Sabol –

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The Intersection Of Venture Capital And Private Equity Investing

April 12th, 2017
Events & Associations

In recent years, there has been a convergence of investment strategies in the lower middle market. Venture capital and leveraged buyout firms are increasingly playing in each other’s traditional markets, to varying degrees of success. This panel discussion will feature firms making later-stage, growth-oriented VC investments (control and minority), as well as buyouts and majority deals. Panelists will discuss their approaches to investing in companies at the intersection of growth and buyout.


  • Mark Buffington – CEO and Co-Founder, BIP Capital
  • Jim Douglass – Partner, Fulcrum Equity Partners
  • Ed Fisher – Founder and Managing Partner,

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Top Takeaways from HIMSS and the Opportunities in Health IT for 2017

March 13th, 2017
Health IT

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP and the Metro Atlanta Chamber bring together a panel of experts to share their takeaways from HIMSS and discuss the opportunities in Health IT for 2017.

•Kornelius Bankston – Director of Bioscience Ecosystem Expansion, Metro Atlanta Chamber
•Justin Barnes – Healthcare Innovation & Services Strategist
•E Jane Caraway – Director, Georgia Department of Economic Development
•Dr. Denise Hines – CEO of eHealth Services Group & Executive Director of GaHIN
Michele Madison – Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP (Moderator)

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act: What Every Counsel Should Know to Avoid Surprise Liability

February 16th, 2017
Events & Associations

The federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act governs when and under what conditions a company or non-profit organization may call a person’s telephone number using an automated telephone dialing system or a prerecorded message. The damages for violation of the TCPA can be substantial, based on $500 per improper call on a strict liability basis.

This program covers:
(1) the requirements for obtaining consent to call a person using an automated dialing system or prerecorded message
(2) the most recent case law examining the types of equipment which qualify as an automated dialing system

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TAG Southeastern Software Association: MegaTrends – Nov. 9th

November 9th, 2016
Data Security-Privacy

Join the TAG Southeastern Software Association and a panel of industry experts, including MMM’s Alex Woollcott, for the annual forum on the impact of emerging issues and trends in the software industry.

This conference will examine the two issues of the need for computer security versus the requirement to protect privacy of data and people’s information.

In today’s world, information security is a very significant issue technically and from

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Making the Jump to CEO: Leadership Insights from Women CEOs

Join Frazier & Deeter and Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP for a unique panel discussion regarding the leadership transition from being a function leader within a large organization to running the company. What are the biggest challenges? What were the greatest lessons learned along the way when these highly accomplished women made the move to CEO?


Dr. Amy Baxter, Founder & CEO, MMJ Labs

Dr. Baxter directs innovation, invention, operations and strategy for MMJ Labs Personal Pain Relief. Accomplishments include the 2009 1.1M NIH SBIR and

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Drone Law Seminar

November 2nd, 2016

Operating a drone, even a small one for recreational purposes, has legal implications for the operator and owner. Commercial operators have greater restrictions. These range from operational regulations and restrictions under Federal and State law, to privacy, trespass and nuisance issues, to tort liability for damage to property or individuals. Staying out in front of this technological wave is a business imperative: Business Insider adjusted its estimates of the drone market in 2020-21 from $1 billion in a 2014 report to $12 billion in a recent report.

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MACRA: How IT Can Support Physician Reimbursement

October 19th, 2016
Health IT

The Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act (“MACRA”) aims to change up the reimbursement landscape. MACRA intends to transform the fee-for-service system to a value-based and quality model. This Event will Review the details of the two payment models proposed under MACRA; specifically, the Medicare Incentive Based Payment System (“MIPS”) and the Alternative Payment Models (“APMs”) and how information technology or practice activities can support Physician reimbursement from Medicare. New regulations can be confusing and frustrating. Join TAG Health and a panel of industry experts as we breakdown this new regulation.


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