PAST EVENT

Sep 12 - 13, 2012

"The 13th Annual Illinois Digital Government Summit will be a unique opportunity for IT leaders to engage colleagues, thought leaders and top vendors on a vast range of timely subjects. Governments at the State and local level are adapting dramatically to meet the needs of a 21st Century society, making Information Technology critically important to the leadership of every state or local government. The centrality of Information Technology to every aspect of government operations makes participating in forums such as this essential." - Sean Vinck, Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois "For IT managers and CIOs working in Illinois public sector, this is the one conference all year that you can't afford to miss. The Illinois Digital Government Summit is a great place to learn about innovative new technologies and strategies, to network with your peers, and to be inspired by great guest speakers."

- Greg Wass, Chief Information Officer, Cook County, Illinois

Agenda

Wednesday Sep 12

Time Session
7:45 - 8:45AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

8:45 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
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


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

Morning Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

BYOD

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:
  • Greg Goodell - District Manager, Midwest Region, Laserfiche
  • Eric Wright - Wireless, Mobility & Connected Specialist, Cisco
 

Managed Services - Benefits and Challenges

Outsourcing and insourcing aren't necessarily "all or nothing" propositions. There are ways to find the right balance. The key is to evaluate how the work... more


Speakers:
 

Application Modernization and Rationalization

As applications age and organizations grow, there is the inevitable buildup of high-maintenance, low-performing, redundant applications. But an asset is not an asset if its... more


Speakers:
  • Philip Berman - vFabric Systems Engineer, VMware
  • Karen Gee - Applications Practice Leader, State, Local and Education Division, HP
 

Health IT Today

Healthcare reform continues to be one of the most controversial issues in the political landscape. But the one thing that is certain is that change... more


Speakers:
  • Stephen DePooter - Chief Information Officer, Department of Healthcare and Family Services, State of Illinois
  • Ivan Handler - Chief Technology Officer, Office of Health Information Technology, State of Illinois
  • Doug Kasamis - Chief Information Officer, Department of Health Services, State of Illinois
  • Susan Locke - Project Director, Illinois Framework, State of Illinois
12:00 - 12:45PM

Lunch

12:45 - 1:45PM

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:
  • Todd Sander - Executive Director, Center for Digital Government
1:45 - 2:15PM

Afternoon Break and Refreshments

2:15 - 3:30PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Business Intelligence - Making Sense of Data

There is no shortage of information available to government organizations. The challenge is accessing, analyzing and presenting it in ways that lead to better, more... more


Speakers:
  • Robert Dolan - Worldwide Industry Executive for Public Sector, IBM
 

Mobile Device Management

Rapid advances in mobile technologies are causing fundamental changes to social and workplace interaction, resulting in an overwhelming demand for mobile solutions and applications. But... more


Speakers:
  • John Cunningham - Enterprise Architect, Enterprise Architecture and Strategy Group, Central Management Services, State of Illinois
  • Matt Dagostino - Government Solutions Practice Manager, Advance Enterprise Mobility Solutions, AT&T
  • Tony Hylton - Managing Director, Public Sector Strategy, Verizon
 

The CEO and CIO

Technology has become a common currency and there are two distinct sides of the coin: the user and the provider. Users always want more and... more


Speakers:
  • Jack Mortimer - Government Technology Magazine
  • Sean Vinck - Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois
  • Greg Wass - Senior Advisor, Office of the Governor, State of Illinois
3:30 PM

Executive Reception

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

Thursday Sep 13

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks

9:15 - 10:15AM

Keynote Speaker - 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

Morning Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Fast Track Sessions (20 minutes each)

 

Cool Mobile Apps

The population is getting more sophisticated - and demanding - about accessing services and information anytime, anywhere. Therefore pressure is mounting on government IT organizations... more


Speakers:
  • Alice Engle - Government Accounts Manager, State of Illinois Agencies and Universities, Verizon Wireless

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Future of Broadband in Illinois

Illinois is on a "high-fiber diet" and it's a key driver of the state's future. There are several initiatives underway that will ultimately bring the... more


Speakers:
  • Kirk Mulvany - Network Services Manager, Central Management Services, State of Illinois

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Big Data

More than 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years and is expected to grow a staggering... more


Speakers:

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12:00 PM

End of Conference

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

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