M2 TechCast covers women in tech, STEM summer camps, hardware summit & more

ROYAL OAK—The Monday, June 17 edition of the M2 TechCast will feature a look at women in technology, cybersecurity summer camps for middle and high school students, a Hardware Summit coming up in Detroit, and a look at the continuing expansion of gigabit internet around the area.

The show, which can be heard Mondays at 2 p.m. Eastern time, kicks off with longtime tech expert Kathleen Norton-Schock, who will provide updates on her podcast, Diva Tech Talk, and the latest on the activities of the Michigan Council of Women In Technology.

At 2:15, the guest is Tamara Shoemaker, director of the Center for Cyber Security and Intelligence Studies at the University of Detroit Mercy, who will discuss the university’s Cyber Patriot Summer Camps for middle and high school students.

At 2:30, it’s Dan Radomski, director of the Centrepolis Accelerator, a hardware product accelerator run by Lawrence Technological University and the city of Southfield, speaking on the accelerator’s partnership with PlanetM to stage a Hardware Summit this Wednesday, June 19, at the Lexus Velodrome in Detroit.

The show wraps up at 2:45 p.m. with Chuck Irvin, director of network development at Southfield’s 123Net, announcing the company’s 1,000th lit building.

The M2 TechCast airs live from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern time every Monday at www.podcastdetroit.com. Podcasts of earlier shows are also available there, as well as on MITechNews.com and other podcast distribution web sites, from Soundcloud to iTunes. It’s co-hosted by veteran Michigan technology journalists Mike Brennan, owner of the tech news web site MITechNews.com, and Matt Roush, director of media relations at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield. Both have covered the Michigan technology scene for more than 20 years.

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