PAST EVENT

Aug 20 - 21, 2013

Agenda

Tuesday Aug 20

Time Session
7:45 - 8:45AM

Registration & Morning Refreshments

8:45 - 9:00AM

Opening Remarks


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

Keynote - Personal Best, Professional Best

Sue learned an important, simple truth from her quest to reach the top of Everest: to achieve something that seems impossible, you've got to first... more


Speakers:
  • Sue Ershler - International Speaker, Business & Sales Executive, Author, Mountain Climber
10:00 - 10:30AM

Break

10:30 - 11:45AM

General Session:

 

FutureStructure

FutureStructure is a new framework launched by the GOVERNING Institute to better understand what we want our places, our lives and our future to become.... more


Speakers:
  • Marina Leight - Associate Publisher for Infrastructure, GOVERNING
 

Technology Sound Bite/Ignite - Security: Silicon to Satellite

This session will take a look at what is needed for the future of security platforms to be successful.... more


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Big Data - You Got It, Now What?

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


Speakers:
  • Bill Briggs - Chief Technology Officer, Deloitte Consulting
 

Technology Sound Bite/Ignite - What your data is hiding...in plain sight.

The Power of Advanced Analytics - This session will explore how advanced analytics can help deliver deeper insights that can pave the way to more effective... more


Speakers:
  • Bill Briggs - Chief Technology Officer, Deloitte Consulting
 

Work-Life Balance

It's no surprise that studies show that an active life is a happy life. Therefore the ideal work-life balance is one that allows an ideal... more


Speakers:
11:45 - 1:00PM

GTC Cafe Lunches

Seating is limited. For more information or to register for a GTC Cafe lunch, please contact Shayna Mayen.... more

 

Transportation Cafe

In this lunch cafe attendees will engage with senior management from transportation-related departments and agencies to discuss the role of technology in current transportation initiatives... more


Moderated by:
  • Ralph Menzano - Executive Director, Transportation Industry Solutions, Oracle

Speakers:
  • Gigi Smith - Chief Information Officer, Department of Transportation, State of California
  • Bernard Soriano - Chief Information Officer, Department of Motor Vehicles, State of California
 

Health Cafe

Health Information Technology is rapidly becoming a priority locally and nationally. As the nation's Baby Boomers retire, health care demands will soar. In this cafe,... more


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

Speakers:
  • Shell Culp - Chief Deputy Director, Office of Systems Integration, State of California
  • Nabil Fares - Chief Information Officer, Department of Public Health, State of California
  • Barney Gomez - Chief Technology Officer, Department of Health Care Services, State of California
 

Public Safety Cafe

It's not just criminals that are getting more sophisticated - law enforcement and public safety organizations are too. In this cafe, attendees and senior management... more


Moderated by:
Speakers:
  • Nick Norton - Assistant Chief, Highway Patrol, State of California
  • Joseph Panora - Director, Enterprise Information Services and Agency Information Officer, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, State of California
 

Education Cafe

An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our survival as a free people - Thomas Jefferson is thought to have said this. Today's citizenry... more


Moderated by:
Speakers:
  • Kevin Matsuo - Chief Information Officer, Department of Education, State of California
 

General Government Cafe

Technology is no longer a mysterious topic belonging to geeks working in the basement. Today technology is a fundamental component of virtually everything we undertake... more


Moderated by:
  • Brian Gai - Senior Vice President of Sales, NWN Corporation

Speakers:
  • Carlos Ramos - Director/State CIO, Department of Technology, State of California
 

Resources Cafe

In this cafe attendees and senior management from environment and energy-related departments and agencies will engage in conversations around the impact technology has - and... more


Moderated by:
  • Bill Cody - Account General Manager, Enterprise Group, HP

Speakers:
  • Steve Croft - Chief Technology Officer, Department of Water Resources, State of California
  • Tim Garza - Agency Chief Information Officer, Natural Resources Agency, State of California
  • Phil Minas - Chief Information Officer, Department of Parks and Recreation, State of California
1:00 - 2:15PM

General Session:

 

IT Modernization

As government IT organizations mature - a euphemism for growing old - they face the inevitable buildup of high-maintenance, low-performing, redundant applications and infrastructure. But... more


Speakers:
  • Eric Steen - CROS Project Director, Board of Equalization, State of California
 

Technology Sound Bite/Ignite - Public Cloud MythBusters

Cloud adoption is being driven by pressing business requirements, including cost reduction, portability, security and reliability. Hear how the "Unisys MythBusters Method" rates these challenges... more


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Planning for the Post-Millennial Generation

The Boomer generation dominated society for decades but their influence is slowly being superseded by the sheer size of the Millennial and Post-Millennial generations. This... more


Speakers:
  • Brenna Rowe - Business Partner, Senior Employee Relations Administrator, City of Palo Alto
 

Technology Sound Bite/Ignite - Extreme Government Makeover

Metamorphosizing the Citizen Experience - The Social Media Tsunami and the feedback loops like Yelp are exposing Government Service Delivery realities and driving government organizations to... more


Speakers:
  • Dale Jablonsky - Vice President - Executive IT Strategist, Performance Technology Partners
 

Integrating Geospatial with Business

Two centuries ago, a massive project was undertaken to map the subcontinent of India. It took 40 years. The same project could now be done... more


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Technology Sound Bite/Ignite - A New Beginning

On July 10, 2013, the landscape of the United State's telecommunications industry changed. In just 5 minutes, learn how this change will impact and benefit... more


Speakers:
2:15 - 2:45PM

Break

2:45 - 4:00PM

General Session:

 

Citizen Engagement

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


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Turning Thought Into Action

Given an uncertain financial outlook, IT shops will (again) be asked to do even more with even less. Will you be given the time and... more


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Winning the Cyber Security Battles

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


Speakers:
  • Tom Osborne - Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation
4:00 - 5:00PM

Networking Reception

Wednesday Aug 21

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration & Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 10:15AM

Keynote - 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
10:15 - 10:45AM

Break

10:45 - 11:50AM

Fast Tracks

 

Enabling Mobile Workstyles

Is the desktop dead? Not by any means. But its use shrinks every day as more and more people use feature-rich smartphones and tablets as... more


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Next Generation IT Workforce

Government IT operations are having trouble finding technology workers, and it might only get worse. Demand for qualified people will skyrocket as up to a... more


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Gamification in the Public Sector

Creative problem solving can be a painful process. In the public sector, it is often hampered by innate resistance to change and a reluctance to... more


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11:50 - 12:00PM

Break

12:00 - 1:15PM

Best of California Awards Ceremony & Reception

1:15 PM

End of Program

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