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The Technology First initiative is designed to ensure technology is considered as part of all supports and services. It aims to help people learn more about how to use technology to improve their quality of life and experience more independence and personal freedom.

Technology First Coverage

Tech Fests

Missouri Tech Fests provide individuals, service providers, and community members the opportunity to explore assistive technology and remote support options available to promote independence.

Coverage of the Springfield Tech Fest includes:

Upcoming Tech Fests:

  • April 29th 10-2
    Public Library
    711 Clark Street
    Cape Girardeau

  • May 13th 3:00-7:00
    Special School District of St. Louis Co.
    Central Office, Rooms 60-61
    12110 Clayton Road
    Town & Country, MO 63131

    Just east of Ballas Road, south of Highway 40.
    Enter through the lower level of the building.

  • June 13th
    Kansas City South, time and location are relocated

  • August 6th 10-2
    Boone Electric Cooperative
    1413 Rangeline Street
    Columbia MO, 65201

    Meeting participants should park in the north parking lot. If the meeting is held during BEC business hours, the parking lot in front of the building must be left available for BEC customers. Carpooling is recommended as a limited number of parking spaces are available.

  • September 12th 3:00-7:00
    Zona Rosa
    8670 N. Dixson St.
    Kansas City MO, 64153

    Located at the corner of N. Dixson & NW 87th Street – next to Build-a-Bear. Parking is available on the street or in the 86th Street garage