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New LTU Incubator, Science Center, SBAM On Monday’s M2 TechCast

ROYAL OAK – The M2 TechCast podcast will launch two new segments with its Monday, Feb. 6 program.

In the first new segment, Tonya Matthews, director of the Michigan Science Center, kicks off her STEM education focused segment. She’ll be visiting the TechCast monthly.

Also a future regular guest is Michael Rogers, communications director for the Small Business Association of Michigan, who will talk about SBAM and the products and services it offers Michigan’s business community.

Also on the show to talk about the new Lawrence Technological University Design Incubator and co-working space – at LTU’s new Detroit Center for Design + Technology at 4219 Woodward Ave. in Midtown Detroit – will be Christopher Stefani, the incubator’s director. The center provides working and meeting space for entrepreneurs in the creative fields.

Rounding out the show will be Greg Doyle from Tech248, the Oakland County-based tech business group, talking about the new Oakland Entrepreneurs Alliance.

The M2 TechCast airs live on the internet from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern time each Monday at http://www.podcastdetroit.com. And you can listen to past episodes by clicking on http://www.podcastdetroit.com/artist/mi-tech-cast/.

The M2 TechCast is hosted by Mike Brennan, founder and publisher of Michigan Technology News, http://www.mitechnews.com, and Matt Roush, director of the university news bureau at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield. Both have covered high-tech in Michigan as journalists for more than 20 years.

The M2 TechCast is part of Podcast Detroit, a network of more than 50 locally produced podcasts on a wide variety of topics, anchored by IT in the D. the nation’s No. 1 tech podcast, which regularly draws more than 500,000 listeners a week. IT in the D airs live Monday nights from 9 to 11 p.m. Eastern time.


May 2 TechCast Talks SBAM, ESD Job Fair, LTU Campus Expansion And More

FERNDALE – It’ll be a jam-packed show full of high-tech highlights Monday, May 2 at 3 p.m. when another edition of the M2 TechCast takes to the internet at http://www.podcastdetroit.com.

Co-hosts Mike Brennan and Matt Roush will open the show with a new content partnership with the Small Business Association of Michigan. SBAM’s Lori Birman, vice president of membership and development, will be the guest.

At 3:15 p.m., Robert Magee, executive director of The Engineering Society of Detroit, will discuss the ESD Spring Job Fair coming up Monday, May 9 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Then, Yan Ness, CEO of Ann Arbor-based Online Tech Inc., will discuss the company’s 22nd birthday and a new disaster recovery product.

At 3:30 p.m., the guest is Joe Veryser, campus architect at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, who will give us details of LTU’s $16.9 million Taubman Complex, which will add new laboratories for robotics, engineering and biotechnology to the LTU campus.

Wrapping up the show at 3:45 p.m. will be SmartFinds Internet Marketing, the social media team behind Brennan’s MITechNews.Com. They’ll talk about all the changes that have taken place on the website, e-newsletters and podcasts since September — with more changes still coming.

The M2 TechCast airs live from 3 to 4 p.m. each Monday at http://www.podcastdetroit.com. You can listen to past episodes by clicking on http://www.podcastdetroit.com/artist/mi-tech-cast/

Brennan is founder, editor and publisher of Michigan Technology News, mitechnews.com, while Roush is news bureau director at Lawrence Tech. Both have been covering high tech in Michigan since the 1990s.