PAST EVENT

May 23 - 24, 2012

"Lean times offer us an opportunity to transform. Making the transition into a more efficient, innovative, and sustainable government requires tough decisions. The Arizona Digital Government Summit is a great way to collaborate and share best practices with other government leaders. I hope you will be able to attend the conference and will leave with valuable information that will help you in these challenging times."

-Aaron Sandeen, State CIO and Deputy Director, Arizona Department of Administration

Agenda

Wednesday May 23

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:30AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
  • Aaron Sandeen - State Chief Information Officer & Deputy Director, Department of Administration, State of Arizona
9:30 - 10:30AM

Opening Keynote - Change the Game

We are facing difficult times. The pressure to do more with less, deliver to deadlines, and respond to increasing expectations has - in many cases... more


Speakers:
  • Tim Gard - Author, Speaker Hall of Fame member
10:30 - 11:00AM

Morning Break

11:00 - 12:15PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Cloud Computing - Business Drivers

The media, commercials, even your coworkers still don't seem to tire of talking about the wonders of cloud computing. But does it ever seem that... more


Speakers:
  • Nate Rushfinn - Principle Customer Solutions Architect, CA Technologies
 

Security - Lessons Learned at Arizona State University

Rigorous response to information security concerns is an increasingly important activity for every organization. Sometimes it takes suffering through a security breach to find out... more


Speakers:
  • Tina Thorstenson - AVP & Chief Information Security Officer, Arizona State University
 

Building and Managing an IT Service Catalog

Government IT leaders must be fiscally responsible, disciplined and always on the lookout for ways to better position the IT organization as a service provider.... more


Speakers:
  • Stephen Welsh - Chief Information Officer, Department of Corrections, State of Arizona
 

Arizona Broadband Project Update

Though once exclusive to research institutes and the wealthy, broadband connectivity has evolved to become an essential component of state and local infrastructure. Going forward,... more


Speakers:
  • Phil Manfredi - Chief Strategy Officer & Deputy State Chief Information Officer, Department of Administration, State of Arizona
12:15 - 1:00PM

Lunch

1:00 - 1:00PM

General Session - Lessons in Leadership

The Johnson Space Center is NASA's center for spaceflight training, research and mission control. Its workforce of 15,000 includes a hundred astronauts, hundreds of scientists... more


Speakers:
  • Jefferson "Beak" Howell - Adjunct Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, and Former Director of NASA's Johnson Space Center
2:00 - 2:30PM

Afternoon Break and Refreshments

2:30 - 3:45PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Preparing to Move to the Cloud

By now you've heard enough hype around cloud computing to last a lifetime - so the last thing you need is another session covering cloud... more


Speakers:
 

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning

As recent years have again reminded us, disaster can strike at anytime. The impact on IT operations can be devastating, especially when no response plan... more


Speakers:
  • Ryan Sadler - Department of Health Services, State of Arizona
 

Data Analytics: Mining Structured and Unstructured Data

Years ago, GIS evangelists proclaimed the powerful possibilities of combining data and maps. Many in those early days scoffed, believing a map to be just... more


Speakers:
 

Business Process Planning/Design

Many business processes in government were created over many years in response to on-going changes in laws, regulations, policies and leadership viewpoints. Often, the process... more


Speakers:
  • Bob Spory - WebSphere Business Agility Tiger Team, IBM
3:45 PM

Executive Reception

Network with your colleagues and discuss technology solutions with the event sponsors.... more

Thursday May 24

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks

9:15 - 10:15AM

General Session - The Vision of Enterprise IT

Moderator: Alan Cox, Senior Vice President of Events, Government Technology When you consider enterprise IT and how it might evolve, what concepts would be top-of-mind? Can... more


Speakers:
  • Alan Cox - Senior Vice President, Center for Digital Education
  • Mark Masterson - Chief Information Officer, Associate Superintendent Information Technology, Department of Education, State of Arizona
  • Aaron Sandeen - State Chief Information Officer & Deputy Director, Department of Administration, State of Arizona
  • Gordon Wishon - Chief Information Officer, Arizona State University
10:15 - 10:45AM

Morning Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Mobile Service Delivery

The demand for mobile access is exploding and experts predict this trend will continue unabated. The global market for wireless applications - which barely existed... more


Speakers:
  • David Barker - Unified Access Specialist, Public Sector, Cisco
  • Robert Ochoa - Public Sector Security Specialist, Cisco
 

Innovating in Tough Economic Times

In a financial crisis, it is more important than ever to get the most out of limited resources. Tough times call for smarter ways to... more


Speakers:
  • Chris McGugan - Vice President and General Manager, Emerging Products & Technology, Avaya
 

Social Media for Service Delivery

It's time to stop wondering whether social media has a place in the enterprise and start realizing that social media has grown into a fundamental... more


Speakers:
12:00 PM

End of Program

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