Upcoming Technology & Toast

Technology & Toast is a monthly meeting of our membership. It's an opportunity to meet other regional technology leaders to exchange ideas and information to help grow your business! View the Technology & Toast Archive to view video or slides from previous presentations.


DECEMBER Tech & Toast

Join us for an exciting Regional Technology Showcase featuring three local successful RBTC Member Companies and holiday cheer!  You'll hear firsthand how Automation Creations, Inc., Advanced Logic Industries and Roanoke County Public Schools are innovating right here in the Roanoke-Blacksburg region.

Presented by:

Dr. Lorraine Lang
Superintendent of Roanoke County Schools 

Dr. Lorraine Lange has been the Superintendent of Roanoke County Schools in Roanoke, Virginia since 2006.  Under Dr. Lange’s leadership, Roanoke County’s on-time graduation rate of 95.4 percent is one of the highest in Virginia.  She was just selected by the U.S. Department of Education as one of 100 superintendents nationally to attend the National Connect-Ed Superintendents Summit at the White House.

Henry Bass
President of Automation Creations, Inc.

Henry Bass is an entrepreneur, an Army officer, and a civic volunteer for FIRST Robotics, Boy Scouts, and the Technology Council STEM Committee. He holds Masters degrees from Virginia Tech and Washington University in St Louis, as well as certifications in software development and systems engineering. His 18 year old company, Automation Creations, specializes in custom software development and website applications, with a number of successful spin-offs and Fortune 500 customers. 

Parker Pearson

Vice President of Marketing 
of Advanced Logic Industries


Parker Pearson has over 20 years experience building and marketing technology businesses.  Prior to her current role as Vice President of Marketing for Advanced Logic Industries, she was a high performance sales professional and a top producing sales manager and ran an IT training business. As Advanced Logic has grown to include two additional technology companies, she has gained additional experiences launching & promoting software products, building distribution networks, and most recently has been focused on ALI’s latest acquisition – Brush Mountain Data Center.  

Thursday, December 11 2014
7:15 to 9 a.m.

The Sheraton Roanoke
2801 Hershberger Road, NW
Roanoke, Virginia 24017

$25 for members; $44 for non-members
Price includes breakfast.

The deadline to register is noon on Dec. 9.

Annual Sponsors - If you are an RBTC Annual Sponsor and you would like to use your two complimentary tickets for Tech & Toast please contact Heather Baum at heather@thetechnologycouncil.com or (540) 443-9232 ext. 2 to register.

Reservations are $25 per person for RBTC members and $44 for non-members. Price includes breakfast. Registrations paid at the door are $44 regardless of membership status. Non-attendance does not alleviate balance due. Event registration will close at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.  The RBTC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to deny admission to any person, or remove any person from an event, for any reason. Except in cases where denial or removal is a result of illegal activity or threat of harm, the RBTC will refund the price of the ticket to the event for the person(s) so denied or removed, but the RBTC will not be responsible for any other incidental or consequential costs, such as travel, lodging, parking, taxes, processing fees, etc. For information about sponsoring future RBTC events, call
(540) 443-9232.