Oct 30, 2013

"Government adaptability to the evolving digital world requires agility and the capability to coordinate across state and local government to provide information and services to Arkansans either in person or anytime, anywhere, on any device. Please join us for the 2013 Digital Government Summit for networking opportunities, educational sessions with industry leaders that examine and explore new innovations, and to see the latest tools and technologies that maximize IT investments, reduce waste and duplication, and facilitate a cost-effective government that continues to improve access to information and the delivery of public services for Arkansans."

- Claire Bailey, Chief Technology Officer, State of Arkansas


Wednesday Oct 30

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks

  • Claire Bailey - Chief Information Officer, Department of Information Services, State of Arkansas
9:15 - 10:15AM

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

  • Tim Gard - Author, Speaker Hall of Fame member
10:15 - 10:45AM


10:45 - 11:45AM

Concurrent Sessions


BYOD and Mobile Device Management

Though few would admit it, their most faithful and intense relationship in life just might be with their mobile devices. According to research, the average... more

  • Ted Chalker - Mobility Solutions Specialist, Hardware & Advanced Solution, SHI
  • Lee A. Meadows - Chief Information Officer, Arkansas Department of Career Education, State of Arkansas

Big Data - Big Expectations

The problem with data is that there's too much of it, too many kinds of it, and it arrives too quickly to be properly utilized.... more


New Communication Tools for Crisis Management

Recent disasters have shown more than ever the critical role of technology in ensuring public safety and continuity of government operations. The question "Are... more

  • Brent S. Gambill - Vice President, Digital & Social Media, Martin-Wilbourn Partners
11:45 - 12:30PM


12:30 - 1:30PM

Lunch Keynote - Should Government Try to be Cool?

Getting the attention of citizens in today's world is a challenge, to say the least. Government organizations can struggle in vain to get their messages... more

1:30 - 1:50PM


1:50 - 2:50PM

Concurrent Sessions


Cool Mobile Apps in Government

A surprising 25% of Internet users in the U.S. are mobile-only, and 120 million citizens now own smart phones. This is actually good news for... more


Threatscape 2014: Addressing Multiple Threat Vectors

Malware is part of our daily life and is platform agnostic. The explosion in mobile device usage within enterprise networks plus virtualized data centers... more


Business Analytics and Fraud Detection

It is no surprise that fraud and abuse are growing in today's struggling economy, something that government organizations can ill afford. Equally expensive to government... more

  • Greg Henderson - Government Practice Principal, Fraud and Financial Crimes Global Practice, SAS
2:50 - 3:10PM


3:10 - 4:15PM

"Fast Track" Session

This will be a series of fast paced 20 minute presentations... more


Cyber Warfare - Not If But When

Government organizations are under attack and the stakes have never been higher. Threats are increasingly sophisticated and better organized while at the same time agencies... more

  • Brian Marr - Special Agent in Charge, Little Rock Field Office, United States Secret Service

Citizen Engagement and Connected Government

The population is getting more sophisticated - and demanding - about being heard by the government. At the same time, governments are recognizing the many... more

4:15 PM

End of Conference


Conference times, agenda, and speakers are subject to change.