PAST EVENT

Aug 13, 2014

"Public sector IT - no matter how large or small - has a shared goal of providing ever more effective and innovative solutions that meet our communities' needs.  The Colorado Digital Government Summit provides us with the opportunity to network, learn from one another and explore the possibility of partnerships to tackle our common challenges and ensure success.  I hope you will join me at the 15th annual Summit; I look forward to seeing you there!"

- Suma Nallapati, Secretary of Technology and Chief Information Officer

Colorado Digital Government Summit 2014

Overview

Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Colorado Digital Government Summit is designed to do just that. The summit has an advisory board that gathers public- and private-sector leaders to create an agenda designed to make that passion relevant and actionable to the state and local government organizations attending the summit. Participants tell us they use the inspirational keynotes, leadership discussions, networking breaks, and the timely topics discussed in the numerous breakout sessions to help advance the goals of their organizations.

If you influence or participate in technology decisions or implementations at any level, you will want to attend.  Don't miss this opportunity to see the latest in digital government solutions, keep abreast of current policy issues, and network with key government executives, technologists and industry specialists.

This year's Topics include:

  • Code-a-thons and the ROI of Pizza and Mountain Dew
  • Mobile App Innovations
  • When Generations Collide in the Workplace
  • Measuring the Value of IT
  • Building the IT Workforce
  • Transformation to “As a Service”

 

Opening Keynote:


Cynthia Storer HeadshotFrom Analyst to Hero: How Big Data Led to Bin Laden

Cynthia Storer, Former CIA Senior Analyst


Cindy was part of a team of CIA intelligence analysts – dubbed "The Sisterhood" – who discovered obscure data patterns signaling that Al-Qaeda was a coordinated and highly dangerous threat. Though the team raised the alarm, few people listened. Then 9/11 changed the world. Cindy became a key strategic analyst, helping the nation’s policymakers frame their understanding of terrorism and Al-Qaeda. Her pioneering work helped lay the foundation for the efforts of the analysts and targeting officers who eventually found Bin Laden’s hideout, as depicted in the movie Zero Dark Thirty. In this riveting keynote address, Cindy tells the inside story of how Big Data helped lead to the identification and capture of Al-Qaeda leaders, including the most wanted man in history. Her inspirational messages include: believe in what you do, take responsibility, trust your instincts, and think outside the box.

 

Lunch Keynote:


Chad Vander Veen headshotEverything Is Connected

Chad Vander Veen, Editor, FutureStructure (Invited)


Each day new headlines remind us of just how rapidly the fabric of our society is changing. The next great revolution is already underway – the cities and regions we inhabit are being transformed by bold and innovative ideas and by the critical need for infrastructure investment, all of which are catalyzed by trailblazing technologies. Energy, transportation, housing, waste, water and the built environment – along with technologies like the Internet of Things, Big Data, and ubiquitous sensors – will converge into a new foundation on which we build cities of the future. FutureStructure is about what we build, how we build it, and how the things we build connect with everything else. This session offers a powerful glimpse into the future of our society, our cities and our homes.


 

Registration Information

NOTE: Online registrations is now closed. Please register online. Thank you.

 

Open to Public Sector only.

Registration Fee per person: $25.00

If you represent a Private Sector organization and are interested in attending the Event, please contact Heather Earney, Sales Operations Manager (916) 932-1435.

 

Contact Us

For registration and general assistance contact:

Raquel Figueira, Registration Coordinator
Government Technology
Phone:  (916) 932-1341
E-mail:  rfigueira@govtech.com

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact:

Heather Earney, Sales Operations Manager
Government Technology
Phone:  (916) 932-1435
E-mail:  hearney@govtech.com