Since 1996, SSTI’s annual conference has grown to become the nation’s largest gathering of the tech-based economic development community. SSTI’s annual conference focuses on creating a climate where economic growth occurs organically through science, technology and innovation. It is our hope that each conference inspires more collaboration, creativity and success across the nation.
Oklahoma City has been selected to host the 2015 SSTI Conference. The event will be held October 26-28, 2015 at the Cox Convention Center.
More than 250 individuals from 40 states attend the annual conference, which offers an opportunity for tech-based economic development practitioners to discover successful approaches to building tech-based economies, gain information about new and existing federal programs and reach a better understanding of trends in tech-based economic development.
SSTI’s Annual Conference offers an exciting mix of speakers, workshops, social events and networking opportunities. Use the links below to learn start planning your conference experience.
Oklahoma City was chosen to host the conference for a number of reasons including the city’s own success story as well as the commitment of the city to the organization during the past decade. In recent years, the conference has been held in Chicago, Portland and Atlanta.
Oklahoma City has experienced a tremendous economic renaissance during the past 20 years. Oklahoma City has one of the fastest growing economies in the country and consistently receives recognition as one of the most business-friendly cities nationwide.