PAST EVENT

Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2013

"The 14th Annual Illinois Digital Government Summit will enable public sector IT leaders to engage colleagues, thought leaders and top vendors. Governments at the state and local levels increasingly depend upon Information Technology to operate with greater efficiency while delivering a high level of service. As a result, forums such as this are essential."

- Sean Vinck, Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois

Agenda

Monday Sep 30

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
  • Sean Vinck - Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois
9:15 - 10:15AM

Opening Keynote - Exploration is a State of Mind

In a fast-changing world, everyone is an explorer whether they know it or not, particularly in government IT. We are constantly traveling across uncharted terrain:... more


Speakers:
10:15 - 10:45AM

Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Big Data - Big Deal?

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


Moderated by:
  • Sean Vinck - Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois

Panelists:
  • Bethann Pepoli - Business Development, State and Local Government/K12, Splunk Inc.
  • Bob Burwell - Chief Technology Officer, State, Local Government and Education, NetApp, Inc.
  • Pat Herbert - Principle Systems Architect for Big Data, SAS Institute
 

Demonstrating ROI for Technology Investments

Rapid advances in technology are causing fundamental changes to society, resulting in an overwhelming demand for new types of services, particularly ones that are mobile,... more


Speakers:
  • Edward Mann - Senior Storage Architect, ViON Corporation
  • Greg Wass - Senior Advisor, Office of the Governor, State of Illinois
 

IT Transformation: People and Processes

Technology has reached the point where it can support just about anything that anyone wants to do. The biggest challenge for a government organization is... more


Speakers:
12:00 - 1:00PM

Lunch

1:00 - 2:00PM

General Session - Should Government Try to be Cool?

Getting the attention of citizens in today's world is a challenge, to say the least. Government organizations can struggle in vain to get their messages... more


Speakers:
2:00 - 2:30PM

Break

2:30 - 3:45PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

BYOD and Mobile Device Management

Though few would admit it, their most faithful and intense relationship in life just might be with their mobile devices. According to research, the average... more


Speakers:
 

Transparency and Data Sharing

If there is a silver lining to tough times, it's that it's easier to break down barriers and promote collaboration and data sharing. But it's... more


Moderated by:
  • Brad Boroff - Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Revenue, State of Illinois

Panelists:
  • Stephen Newell - Technical Advisor, Public Sector West, IBM
  • Steven Matthews - Chief Information Officer, Department of Corrections, State of Illinois
 

Bringing Cloud into Government

The cloud is all about speed, scalability, and affordability but there are other factors that can make moving to the cloud a difficult decision for... more


Speakers:
 

Sponsor Briefing

(Industry sponsors only.) This informal roundtable discussion is hosted by State Chief Information Officer Sean Vinck and State Chief Procurement Officer Matt Brown.... more


Speakers:
  • Matt Brown - Chief Procurement Officer, State of Illinois
  • Sean Vinck - Chief Information Officer, State of Illinois
3:45 PM

Executive Reception

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

Tuesday Oct 01

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
9:15 - 10:15AM

Keynote Speaker - Extreme Makeover - Government Edition

Government is under incredible pressure right now. The economic crisis hit us with a double whammy: exponential increases in demand and dramatically reduced resources. Government... more


Speakers:
  • Bill Bott - Consulting Partner, Change and Innovation Agency
10:15 - 10:45AM

Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Fast Track Sessions

 

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


Speakers:
 

Criminal Justice Information - What Is It Today?

Few areas of government benefit from collaboration and information sharing as much as Public Safety. With federal funding on the wane, state and local entities... more


Speakers:
 

Cyber Security - The Latest Threats

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:
  • Peter Romness - Cybersecurity Business Development Manager, US Public Sector, Cisco
12:00 PM

End of Conference

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

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