Sep 26 - 27, 2012

"This is a challenging yet exciting time to be a government information technology professional. Economic crisis coupled with technology innovations provide opportunity to help meet the growing demands on government agencies. The Los Angeles Digital Government Summit brings together people from all levels of government for a unique opportunity to work collaboratively, exchange ideas and showcase successes. The Summit is the foremost event for government IT and for the vendor community. Join me and many other government leaders and IT experts to learn, network, discover products and solutions and highlight the best of what we do and what we may yet still achieve."

- Richard Sanchez, Chief Information Officer, County of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Digital Government Summit 2012 Overview

For speaker contact information click on Speakers link and locate speaker profile.

For speaker presentations (where available), click on Agenda link and locate session.

Keynote Speakers

Bill Bott uses a team approach to tackle organizational challenges, such as strategic planning, process improvement, project management, customer satisfaction, and problem solving. He uses the same tools developed by leading private sector companies to facilitate change from within the organization. Bill's specialty is in helping to make elements of square pegs fit into the round holes that make up the work we do.

Bill is best known for his role in consolidating the IT functions and staff in the state of Missouri, which saved the state over half a billion dollars in real costs in less than 10 years. For this, Bill was named a GOVERNING Public Official of the Year in 2007, and in 2008 he was recognized as one of Government Technology's Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers. He also received accolades from the American Business Awards for his innovative approach to IT management and was chosen to represent the United States as a young leader by the American Council on Germany.

Bill joined the Change and Innovation Agency in 2009 and now works with public servants across the country. A regular speaker on Project Management, his message of true process improvement before automation is a frequent theme in his writings and in his workshops.

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Sander has worked extensively with federal, state and local government since the early 1990s to improve public service though the use of information technology. He has served as Chief Information Officer/Assistant City Manager for the City of Tucson, Deputy CIO for the State of Washington and worked as a consultant in support of the Department of Defense, national intelligence communities and multi-state law enforcement agencies. He has received several national honors including the 2003 National Public Technologist of the Year by Public Technology Incorporated.

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For more than 25 years, Harold Tuck has dedicated his career to the County of San Diego. Most recently, as Chief Information Officer, Tuck was responsible for all operational and strategic Information Technology functions for the County, providing services to 17,000 County employees at over 200 facilities. One of Tuck's primary, and highly visible tasks was ensuring that County government and its citizens received the full benefits of a multi-year, $700 million IT Outsourcing Contract, making the County the first Municipal Government to outsource all IT functions to the private sector.
Joining San Diego County in 1986 as Electronic Data Processing coordinator for Health Services, he rose through the ranks to become regional General Manager for the Health and Human Services Agency's Central Region, and Director of Housing and Community Development. In 2002, Tuck became the General Manager for the Public Safety Group.

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Thursday Sep. 27 9:15AM

Keynote - San Diego County's Journey from Outsourcing to Innovation

Local government should view IT as having a symbiotic relationship with the business of serving residents. IT is the common thread that enables government business... more

Wednesday Sep. 26 10:45AM

Mobile Security and 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