Oct 24, 2013

"The Indiana Digital Government Summit represents a fantastic opportunity for Hoosiers to work together to make our state #1 in technology by sharing our ideas, opportunities, and experiences. I would encourage your support and attendance of this summit and look forward to seeing you there."

- Paul Baltzell, Chief Information Officer, State of Indiana


Thursday Oct 24

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:30AM

Opening Remarks

9:30 - 10:30AM

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

10:30 - 11:00AM


11:00 - 12:00PM

Concurrent Sessions


Cool Mobile Apps in Government

A surprising 25% of Internet users in the U.S. are mobile-only, and 120 million citizens now own smart phones. This is actually good news for... more

  • Nadir Khan - Application Sales Manager, AT&T Mobility
  • Chris Mickens - Chief Information Officer, Department of Health, State of Indiana
  • Sloane Wright - General Manager, Indiana Interactive

Desktop and Application Virtualization Trends

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

  • Mike Booher - Advisory Systems Engineer, Avaya
  • Bruce Michelson - National Lifecycle Manager, Personal Systems Group, Hewlett-Packard Company

Location-based Decision Making

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

Moderated by:
  • Jim Sparks - Geographic Information Officer, State of Indiana

  • Lacey Duncan - Environmental Manager, Department of Natural Resources, State of Indiana
  • E.J. McNaughton - GIS Coordinator, Department of Environmental Management, State of Indiana
  • Kevin Munro - IT Project Manager, Department of Transportation, State of Indiana

Big Data - Big Expectations

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

  • Jim Rose - Deputy Chief Information Officer, Enterprise Architecture, Database and Storage Services, Office of Technology, State of Indiana
12:00 - 12:45PM


12:45 - 1:45PM

Lunch Keynote - 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

1:45 - 2:15PM


2:15 - 3:15PM

Concurrent Sessions


Resolve to be Ready - Crisis Management in Real Life

Recent disasters have shown more than ever the critical role of technology in ensuring public safety and continuity of government operations. The question "Are... more

  • Steve Carr - Manager, Advanced Solutions Architects, Verizon Wireless
  • Brad Thatcher - Director of Response, Department of Homeland Security, State of Indiana

Mobile Device Management

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

  • Robb Vosefski - Consulting Systems Engineer, State, Local Government and Education, Cisco Systems

Successful Strategies for Talent Management

The IT landscape is dramatically changing. Trends like mobility, cloud computing, social media, cybercrime and outsourcing are all game-changers. Qualified IT personnel are scarce, and... more

  • Josh Towns - Director of Information Technology, Department of Education, State of Indiana

Are You 'Right-Licensed'?

Software audits for compliance are up 62% since 2008. As technology infrastructure becomes more varied and complex, so has software licensing. Many organizations... more

3:15 - 3:30PM


3:30 - 4:30PM

General Session - Cyber Warfare - Not If But When

Over the years, we have seen the proliferation of cyber adversaries attacking computer systems across the U.S. and around the world to gain access to... more

4:30 PM


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


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