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CCE Distinguished Lecture Series

CCE Distinguished Lecture Series James Spellos

Technology applications and tools are completely changing how business is done across all industries. The intersection of customer expectations within an environment of rapid change is altering how the construction industry manages workflow today and moves into tomorrow. 

How are you keeping up with these technological advancements? 

Do you find that you’re barely able to keep pace with the latest developments? 

This session reviews what’s new and way cool in technology in this fast-paced look at what’s here to use now and what’s coming in the near future, including the latest information about the impact of artificial intelligence and virtual reality.

The event is free and open to the public, however, seating is limited.

  • Thursday, April 13, 2017
  • Light reception: 3:30 p.m. 
  • Lecture: 4:10 p.m.
  • Memorial Union, Horizon Room

About James Spellos, CMP:

James Spellos is the President of Meeting U., a company specializing in helping people become more productive and comfortable with technology.

Jim is certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). He delivers over 150 seminars annually on how to use technology more efficiently. Jim is an adjunct faculty member at New York University, teaching in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies since 1990. He has been honored with both their Award for Teaching Excellence and their Outstanding Service Award. Jim was also named one of the hospitality industry’s trendsetters in 2015 for his technology education.

In 2014 Jim joined the Board of Directors for Rock and Wrap It Up, an anti-poverty, anti-hunger think tank, which supports over 43,000 agencies in North America. Jim co-created for them their Whole Earth Calculator app, which helps organization’s identify the quantity of food donated and carbon footprint reduced by an organization helping to recover excess food from events.

Jim is also an accomplished musician and songwriter, playing guitar, keyboards and singing for the New York City rock band Contraband. They released their first CD, “Welcome to the Neighborhood” in late 2008, and is perpetually in the recording studio working on their next project.

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