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Women Tech Council brings VP of Disney Imagineering to Address Utah Technologists on July 9

Salt Lake City, Utah (July 2, 2009) – The Women Tech Council (WTC), a non‐profit organization that provides leadership, support and mentorship for women in all levels of the technology industry, is excited to bring Disney to Utah to speak about “What is Disney Imagineering?” event on Thursday, July 9, at Thanksgiving Point.

The breakfast event, which is being hosted along with Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and Utah Fund of Funds, will feature Dr. Thomas Ngo, Vice President, Walt Disney Imagineering R&D.

Dr. Ngo will address how Disney is taking its unique approach of blending storytelling with ground‐breaking technology to an entirely new level. His visual presentation will take into account how Disney is reaching out to the global research community with broad targets such as motion pictures, park attractions, games and sports, and media networks.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Ngo back to Utah for this phenomenal presentation,” said Cydni Tetro, Chief Marketing Officer at NextPage and director of WTC. “His insight into the world of technology will be beneficial to the members of WTC and will allow us all to see how global companies, such as Disney, are reaching new levels of technology success.”

“What is Disney Imagineering?” will take place on Thursday, July 9, from 8:00 –9:30 a.m. in the Garden Room at Thanksgiving Point (3003 N. Thanksgiving Way in Lehi). Registration is $25 per person and includes breakfast. Go to to register.

About Women Tech Council

Founded in 2007, Women Tech Council was designed to be an advocate for women who are currently working for technology companies and for those that may work for businesses in other market sectors working with technology in their job roles. WTC provides leadership, resources and mentoring for women while maintaining a strong bond with the business community supporting avenues for top technology talent and visible sponsorship opportunities. WTC supports women‐owned and women‐operated technology companies. WTC provides value to the business community by recognizing women leaders and entrepreneurs in the technology business and supporting them.

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