Advancing the Association and Nonprofit Community Through Technology Exploration
The Technology Exploration Conference (TEC) is a high-impact event designed to move association and nonprofit organizations forward through expert insights, hands-on training, practical business solutions, and peer to peer networking. Explore the latest technologies and discover how you can use technology drive your organization to new levels of success.


Featured Topics 

Throughout the four-day experience, connect with other professionals as you explore these key technology areas:

Data and Analytics 

  • Data Science/ Predictive Models at Work 
  • Producing a Complete View of Constituent Engagement 
  • Future of Web Using Analytics for Personalization 
  • AI/Machine Learning 
  • Developing & Using OKR’s 
  • Data Visualization and Storytelling 

Strategy and Management 

  • Connections Between Technology Decisions &Business Needs 
  • Project Management – Managing Change 
  • Legal and Business Privacy Risks, Cybersecurity 
  • Hiring vs. Training vs. Retraining 
  • Vendor and Client Relationships 
  • Technology Planning 


  • What’s New in Infrastructure and Development 
  • Data Integration/Systems 
  • Remote/Hybrid Work Infrastructure
  • Rethinking the Digital Workspace 

Digital Presence 

  • Digital Marketing 
  • Website Design/Strategy/Development 
  • CX & Journey Mapping—Putting the Customer at the Center of IT/ Web projects 
  • Mobile Technology 

2021 Keynote Speakers

Larry Irving
Larry Irving

Larry Irving is the president and CEO of the Irving Group, a consulting firm providing strategic advice and assistance to international telecommunications and information technology companies, foundations, and nonprofit organizations.

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Brian Solis
Brian Solis

Heralded as one of the ‘top 10 people to know in Silicon Valley’, Brian Solis shares his vision, research, and experiences to help people understand and embrace the dynamics defining the rise of digital transformation, innovation, connected consumerism and digital lifestyles.

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With Generous Support From These ASAE Alliance Partners


TEC Insider Demos

Get an exclusive peek at innovative technology solutions and how they can be used to address your business challenges. Q&A will be available and you don’t have to be a conference registrant to attend!

Hands-On Experiences

Gain tangible tactics you can use to improve your operations with new, fun, interactive activities conducted by some of the brightest leaders in the technology space

Networking Events

Reconnect with old friends, meet new peers, and get introduced to valuable solution providers during our networking events. 



Virtual Activities Available!

If you can’t make it to Washington, D.C.—don’t worry!  Your access to special speakers, learning labs, and our online Demo Day will be just a click away! This year’s event will feature a virtual experience filled with interactive activities that you can participate in from the comfort of your own home. 

Vaccination Policy & Protocols

The health and safety of all our attendees is our priority.  Proof of full vaccination will be required and verified prior to entrance. We will not be offering in-person access with proof of negative COVID-19 test results for non-vaccinated people (unless you have a medical or religious reason). We do invite and encourage anyone to join us via the virtual platform and receive the full content of the event including CAE credits. Learn more.


Thank You To All Of Our Alliance Partners

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