PAST EVENT

Feb 28 - 29, 2012

Agenda

Tuesday Feb 28

Time Session
7:30 - 8:30AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

8:30 - 8:35AM

Welcome


Speakers:
  • Andrew Armani - Deputy Secretary, State and Consumer Services Agency, State of California
8:35 - 9:00AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
  • Carlos Ramos - Director/State CIO, Department of Technology, State of California
9:00 - 10:00AM

Opening Keynote

The privilege and burden of leadership comes with a level of accountability that many aspire to emulate and anyone can rise up to and achieve.... more


Speakers:
10:00 - 10:20AM

Morning Break

10:20 - 11:20AM

General Session - IT at Oracle: The Art of IT Transformation to Enable Business

Information Technology organizations today are constantly being challenged to deliver more and more complex solutions to an increasingly technology-savvy user community, yet these organizations still... more


Speakers:
  • Mark Sunday - Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Oracle Corporation

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11:20 - 12:30PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Eight is Enough: Tips for Measurement in Government

It's no secret that you can't improve your organization's performance without measuring it. In fact, every function, unit, process, and the organization as a whole,... more


Speakers:
  • Cathy Cleek - Chief Information Officer, Franchise Tax Board, State of California
  • Greg MacKinnon - Vice President Value Engineering, SAP
  • Josh Nisbet - Vice President, US Enterprise Markets, CGI

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New CIO: Your 1st Days

What do you need to know as a new CIO? What do experienced executives wish someone had told them in the early days? Meet with... more


Speakers:
  • Raymond Basiri - Deputy Agency Information Officer, State and Consumer Services Agency, State of California
  • Gilbert Cortez - Network Manager, Department of General Services, State of California
  • Jeff Funk - Chief Information Officer, Department of Fish and Game, State of California
  • Dale Jablonsky - Vice President - Executive IT Strategist, Performance Technology Partners
  • Andrea Rohmann - Deputy Director, Human Resources, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
 

Government Transparency 2.0

Dakin Sloss, the Executive Director of California Common Sense (www.cacs.org) will use real, public government data to demonstrate powerful analytics, data visualizations, and a revolutionary... more


Speakers:
  • Dakin Sloss - Executive Director, California Common Sense
 

Innovation and Leadership

Creative leadership skills can invite and encourage innovation within your organization, allow people to freely express ideas and try out new things - while remaining... more


Speakers:
  • Don Edwards - Assistant Agency Director, Alameda County
  • Nabil Fares - Chief Information Officer, Department of Public Health, State of California
  • Greg Kiefer - President/Chief Executive Officer, Kiefer Consulting, Inc.
  • Scott McIntyre - Consultant
12:30 - 1:10PM

Lunch

 

Project Success 101 - Establishing and Maintaining an Effective Relationship with Your Project Sponsor

You've heard it before - a project sponsor is critical to project success. But how can you create a relationship with your sponsor that will... more


Speakers:
  • Ann Boynton - Deputy Executive Officer - Benefit Programs Policy and Planning, California Public Employees' Retirement System
  • Melody Hayes - Deputy Director, Office of Systems Integration, State of California
  • Martin Hoshino - Undersecretary Administration Operations and Offender Services, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, State of California
  • Karen Johnson - Chief Deputy Director, Department of Health Care Services, State of California
  • Greg Kiefer - President/Chief Executive Officer, Kiefer Consulting, Inc.
  • Andrea Rohmann - Deputy Director, Human Resources, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • Karen Ruiz - Project Director, Pension System Resumption Project, California Public Employees' Retirement System
  • Vicky Sady - CA-MMIS Deputy Director, Department of Health Care Services, State of California
 

Crisis as Opportunity - If Your Platform is Burning, You Might Want to Jump

Despite signs of economic recovery, California's revenue deficit remains. Agencies are enduring season after season of cuts, in both funds and people. And yet, many... more


Speakers:
  • Dale Jablonsky - Vice President - Executive IT Strategist, Performance Technology Partners
1:10 - 2:10PM

Lunch Keynote - "Smart, Open Government" and the Implications for CIOs

Everywhere one looks these days, we're confronted with "smart". Smart phones. Smart technologies. Smart governments. At the same time, leaders are struggling with the information... more


Speakers:
  • Michael V. Littlejohn - Vice President, Smarter Cities Strategy and Business Development, IBM Global Business Services
2:10 - 2:30PM

Afternoon Break

2:30 - 3:45PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

When Disruptive Trends Become Opportunities

Disruptive trends may not be where or what you think they are. Budget constraints, lack of resources, and new technology trends have created a perfect... more


Speakers:
  • Dennis Bray - Chief Technical Officer, Enterprise Networking Solutions
  • Shell Culp - Chief Deputy Director, Office of Systems Integration, State of California
  • Mark Hamilton - Public Sector Wireless Product Specialist, Cisco Systems
  • Chris Johnson - Specialist, EMC Corporation
  • Brian Jones - Senior Manager, Unisys
  • Lynn Marquedant - National SLED Marketing Manager, EMC Corporation
  • Deborah Silva - Director of Marketing, Enterprise Networking Solutions
 

Measuring the Value of IT

This panel session presents insight into a framework to help manage the Enterprise IT capability in a holistic value based fashion. The discussion will link... more


Speakers:
  • Chris Cruz - Deputy Director and Chief Information Officer, Department of Health Services, State of California
  • Terry Joslin - Executive Vice President, NWN Corporation
  • Jim Kenneally - Lead Researcher - Intel Labs, Intel Corp., Research Fellow, Innovation Value Institute
  • Mark Sunday - Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Oracle Corporation
3:45 PM

Executive Reception

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

Wednesday Feb 29

Time Session
7:30 - 8:45AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

8:45 - 9:00AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
  • Andrew Armani - Deputy Secretary, State and Consumer Services Agency, State of California
9:00 - 10:00AM

Keynote - The CIO's Perspective: Leading in Government

Leading in the public sector has always been challenging, but perhaps even more so today. Revenues have been decreasing for years now, with another round... more


Speakers:
  • David Behen - Chief Information Officer, State of Michigan
  • Carlos Ramos - Director/State CIO, Department of Technology, State of California
  • Karen Robinson - Executive Director and Chief Information Officer, Department of Information Resources, State of Texas
  • Kristin Russell - Chief Information Officer & Secretary of Technology, Governor's Office of Information Technology, State of Colorado
10:00 - 10:30AM

Morning Break

10:30 - 11:40AM

General Session - Being the Change Agent: Leading IT Transformations

IT Executives are the change agents that lead agencies through difficult transformations. It is important to strike a balance between mandating change and building consensus.... more


Speakers:
  • Leah Lewis - Director, Consulting Services, Cisco Systems and former Chief Information Officer of the State of Colorado

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11:40 - 12:40PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Navigating Control Agency Relationships

Essential for any CIO or aspiring CIO's tool kit is the ability to navigate their control agency relationships; and understand the processes, information that should... more


Speakers:
  • Andrew Armani - Deputy Secretary, State and Consumer Services Agency, State of California
  • Anna Brannen - Deputy Secretary, Policy, Technology Agency, State of California
  • Rita Champlion - Chief Information Officer California Energy Commission
  • Susan Davis-James - Unit Chief, IT Consulting Unit, Department of Finance, State of California
  • Mary Winkley - Assistant Secretary, Program and Portfolio Management, Technology Agency, State of California
 

Beating Back IT Costs: Be Your Own Master

A leading panel shares how to reduce IT spending in the face of seemingly unending rising costs. Ann Barsotti, Chief Information Officer of the California... more


Speakers:
  • Ann Barsotti - Chief Information Officer, Department of Transportation, State of California
  • Cathy Cleek - Chief Information Officer, Franchise Tax Board, State of California
  • Chris Johnson - Specialist, EMC Corporation
  • Robert Kress - Chief Operating Officer, Internal IT, Accenture
  • Helen Norris - Associate Vice President for Technology Services, California State University, Sacramento
 

Managing Vendor Relationships

In this roundtable conversation, a panel of government and private sector executives will discuss guiding principles and success factors in building a relationship. They will... more


Speakers:
  • Josetta Bull - Vice President, State of California Account, CGI
  • Laurye Gage - PMP, Project Manager, 21st Century Project, Controller's Office, State of California
  • Todd Halter - California Electronic Benefit (EBT) Project Manager, Electronic Payment Services, ACS
  • Melody Hayes - Deputy Director, Office of Systems Integration, State of California
  • Kurtis Knapp - Project Director, Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Project, Office of Systems Integration, State of California
12:40 - 1:20PM

Lunch

1:20 - 2:20PM

Lunch Keynote - Change the Game

Life is a game. Literally, everything is a game with winners, losers, spectators-plus those who excel by intention and those who coast by choice. Tim... more


Speakers:
  • Tim Gard - Author, Speaker Hall of Fame member
2:20 - 2:50PM

Afternoon Break and Refreshments

2:50 - 4:00PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

How to Balance Security and Risk in a "Cyber-Rich" Environment

How does a CIO in today's cyber-rich environment balance security and risk with the need to provide anytime, anywhere access to data? This interactive roundtable... more


Speakers:
  • Michael Coady - Worldwide Vice President, Compliance & Security Business Unit, CA Technologies
  • Chad Hodges - Vice President of Business Development, Enterprise Networking Solutions Inc.
  • Scott MacDonald - Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, State of California
 

People as a Shared Service: The True Center of Excellence

To gain efficiencies, governments everywhere are moving toward a "Shared Services" model, creating numerous "Centers of Excellence". While these are noble goals, what sometimes gets... more


Speakers:
  • Bob Burwell - Chief Technology Officer, State, Local Government and Education, NetApp, Inc.
  • Gregg Descheemaeker - SLED Marketing, Intel Americas, Intel Corporation
  • Tim Garza - Agency Chief Information Officer, Natural Resources Agency, State of California
  • Rod Massey - Vice President, SAP
 

What Business Leaders Want from CIOs

"Over the last quarter we have provided 99.9% uptime with zero email incidents, no security breaches, and have deployed our key project ahead of schedule"?... more


Speakers:
  • Todd Jerue - Chief Operating Officer, Department of Finance, State of California
  • Karen Johnson - Chief Deputy Director, Department of Health Care Services, State of California
  • Vivek Rao - Chief Operations Officer for Technology, Consulting, and Integration Solutions, Unisys Corporation
  • Deborah Rose - Acting Director, Office of Systems Integration, State of California
4:00 PM

The CIO Academy Awards Program and Reception

The Premier Awards Ceremony for California's Public CIOs. Network with your colleagues and discuss technology solutions with the event sponsors.... more

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