MURRAY, Ky. — The second annual IT Matters will be held Sept. 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Murray State University’s Paducah Regional Campus. The free conference is hosted by Murray State’s Center for Telecommunications System Management (CTSM) and Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB). AT&T is the featured sponsor for this year’s conference.

The featured speakers for the conference include: Wes Spencer, CISO of Perch Security; Jacob Abbott, director of OEM and Strategic Partnerships for Mojo Networks; Terry McKee, president of KeeFORCE; and Amanda Pfriem, channel account manager at Hyland Software. They will be discussing a variety of information technology topics, such as cybersecurity, Wi-Fi and electronic content management. In addition to the speakers, a regional technology initiative for West Kentucky will be announced.

CTSM and CFSB invite small business owners, IT professionals and students from West Kentucky and surrounding areas to attend IT Matters. The conference attendees will learn from top industry speakers about using information technology to secure and enhance businesses. IT Matters, sponsored by AT&T, will start with vendor exploration, followed by welcoming attendees and presentations by the featured speakers.

To register for IT matters, please visit http://bit.ly/2tWq81L. If you are interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor, please contact Lindsey Garland at lgarland@murraystate.edu or 270-809-3987.

The TSM program is the award-winning Program of Distinction at Murray State University. The program is designed to focus on the network infrastructure in the rapidly growing technology industry. The TSM program is an interdisciplinary program that provides students a solid foundation in information systems technologies and the application of those technologies in a business environment.