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Conference Dinner Keynote Address

We are extremely happy to welcome  Beth Perdue Outland, Vice-President Community Engagement & Strategic Innovation of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, to the DAAG conference, to give this year’s keynote address at the conference dinner on Thursday night.

Conference Closing  Address

We have invited Bryan Everly, Chief Technology officer for NextGear Capital, to deliver an endnote address at the conference close. Bryan will attend all sessions and actively network with attendees throughout the conference, then delivering a closing address in which he will share his key conference learnings and insights, discuss the role of decision analysis relative to his expertise in information technology and management, and pose challenges for the community to address.


Keynote Speakers

Beth Perdue Outland
Vice President, Community Engagement and Strategic Innovation
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Connecting people with inspiring musical experiences that meet community needs – is the driving purpose of the ISO Learning Community (LC) developed and overseen by Beth Perdue Outland at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. By understanding the needs and aspirations of the community the Learning Community team designs and delivers programs that apply the unique resources of a professional symphony in creative, engaging ways that benefit the Orchestra and the city.

This has resulted in a wide array of programs including: integrating ISO’s Ensemble in Residence Time for Threeintegration into the Indianapolis community, the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, The Art of Leadership and workshops designed to support music-making in the early childhood classroom.

Beth is passionate about Indianapolis being an extraordinary place to live and work. She is a graduate of the Stanley K. Lacy Leadership Program, and serves on the board of Leadership Indianapolis, Centric Innovation Network and has served on the Steering Committees for TEDx Indianapolis and the Music Crossroads Initiative. Beth also chairs the event selection committee for the Spirit and Place Festival.  Beth is the recipient of the Edna B. Lacy Award for Community Service and Creative Renewal Fellowships from the Arts Council of Indianapolis in 2005 and 2013.

Bryan Everly
Chief Technology Officer
NetGear Capital

As Chief Technology Officer, Everly is responsible for directing all aspects of information technology including architecture, security and compliance, application development, infrastructure and program management.

Everly has more than 30 years of experience in the information technology sector. He previously served as Vice President, IMM Engineering & Test for Aprimo, an integrated marketing software and applications company in Indianapolis. Everly has also served as Sr. Director of Development for ExactTarget, Inc. and was managing partner for PeopleStrategy, LLC. in Fishers, IN.

A veteran of the U.S Air Force, Everly received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Indiana State University.

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