PAST EVENT

May 17 - 18, 2012

"These are challenging but exciting times for those of us who work in the field of government information technology. The Florida Digital Government Summit is a chance for us to step back, take a breath, and exchange ideas and solutions with our peers and industry partners. I look forward to it every year. Hope to see you there!"

- David Taylor, Chief Information Officer, State of Florida

Agenda

Thursday May 17

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
  • David Taylor - Vice President, State, Local & Provincial Government Solutions, Software AG
9:15 - 10:15AM

Opening Keynote - Lessons in Leadership

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Speakers:
  • Jefferson "Beak" Howell - Adjunct Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, and Former Director of NASA's Johnson Space Center
10:15 - 10:45AM

Morning Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Managing Mobility

The boom in consumer technology means that everyone now owns devices that are probably far more powerful and useful than those provided by the workplace.... more


Speakers:
  • Christopher Campbell - Director, Division of Telecommunications, Department of Management Services, State of Florida
 

Cloudy With Chance of Success

The forecast is certain: the cloud is here to stay and it's pretty much unavoidable. The only remaining questions are how, when and to what... more


Speakers:
  • Michael Goode - Solution Consultant Manager, Southeast District, Hitachi Data Systems
  • Kevin Patten - Chief Information Officer, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
 

Cross-Government Technology Initiatives

If there is a silver lining to tough times, it's that it's easier to break down barriers and promote collaboration. So it's no surprise that... more


Speakers:
 

Desktop and Application Virtualization Trends

Today's virtualization trends are being driven ever-faster by a variety of factors, including teleworking, mobility, storage needs, cloud computing, green technology, maintenance, cost control and... more


Speakers:
  • Sal Imami - Client Virtualization Account Manager
12:00 - 1:00PM

Lunch

1:00 - 2:00PM

General Session - A Look Around the Corner

If you had to describe the IT industry with just a single word, that word would be change. Change is the one thing - perhaps... more


Speakers:
  • Paul Cosgrave - Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government, and Former CIO of New York City and the Internal Revenue Service
2:00 - 2:30PM

Afternoon Break and Refreshments

2:30 - 3:45PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Cyber Warfare

The insidious influence and effects of cybercrime continue to grow as the digital landscape has clearly become the "new frontier". Threats continue to get more... more


Speakers:
  • Mike Epplin - Enterprise Solutions Architect, McAfee - NitroSecurity
 

Big Data

As paperless government moves closer to becoming a reality, the challenge is to determine how to store, manage and leverage vast amounts of digital information,... more


Speakers:
 

Considerations in Mobile App Development

The global market for wireless applications - which barely existed just a few years ago - has already seen downloads in the tens of billions.... more


Speakers:
  • Jason Allison - Chief Information Officer, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, State of Florida
  • Jon Hoffman - Lead Developer, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, State of Florida
  • Joseph Martin - Head of Infrastructure, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, State of Florida
  • Kathy Ott - Head of Enterprise Applications, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, State of Florida
  • James Williams - Senior Manager, Systems Engineering - SpringSource, VMware
3:45 PM

Executive Reception

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

Friday May 18

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
  • Bill Lindner - Director, Center for Academic & Professional Development, Florida State University
9:15 - 10:15AM

Keynote Speaker - 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
10:15 - 10:45AM

Morning Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Fast Track Sessions

 

State of the State in IT

Florida continues to face a difficult budget situation, and it is clear that IT will be depended upon to find creative ways to increase efficiencies... more


Speakers:
  • David Taylor - Vice President, State, Local & Provincial Government Solutions, Software AG
 

Social Media That Works

The use of social media in government is no longer a question of if', but how much'. Instead of putting on the brakes, it's better... more


Speakers:
  • Scott McPherson - Chief Information Officer, Florida House of Representatives
10:45 - 12:00PM

Redefining the Cloud

Cloud computing is a paradigm shift, no doubt about it. But it's a paradigm that keeps on shifting, making it difficult to get a good... more


Speakers:
  • George Greenleaf - Cloud Business Director, Mid-Atlantic/South Region, EMC Corporation
12:00 PM

End of Conference

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

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