Nearly 1,000 people attended the AIM InfotecÂ conference, held at the Embassy Suites La Vista Conference Center on Tuesday. TheÂ annual conference brings together business and technology for a day of innovation andÂ inspiration.
“The more people understand about where technology is, how to use it, how to takeÂ advantage of that technology the better off they’re going to be in their companies, soÂ that helps the whole area thrive,” said Dave Vankat, director of events for AIM.
The Try It Zone featured the latest and greatest tech on the market with Virtual RealityÂ Headsets, Google Home and Kiewit Construction’s augmented reality HoloLens beingÂ some of the most popular gadgets.
This year’s keynote speaker, former Amazon Executive John Rossman explained theÂ significance of the Internet of Things (IoT) and technology innovations for businesses.
The AIM Infotec conference is a venture facilitated by AIM, a nonprofit that reachesÂ thousands of people annually through tech education, events and programming.
“This year is our 25 th anniversary of working to grow the tech talent ecosystem inÂ Omaha. We are looking forward to a celebration in April where we will mark theÂ occasion and announce our plans to impact tech talent in Omaha and beyond,” saidÂ AIM President and CEO Kandace Miller.