Agenda

Wednesday Sep 04

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
  • Steve Reneker - General Manager, Information Technology Agency, City of Los Angeles
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

 

Innovative Project Showcase

Where there's a will, there's a way. Technology has reached the point where it can support just about anything that anyone wants to do. And... more


Speakers:
  • Jennifer Banos - Information System Manager II, Information Technology Agency, City of Los Angeles
  • Laura Chavez - Information Technology Manager II, Department of Public Social Services, Los Angeles County
  • Eduardo Magos - Programmer Analyst, Information Technology Agency, City of Los Angeles
  • Scott Thornberry - Program Manager, Business Solutions Group, Office of the Assessor, Los Angeles County
 

IT Skill Sets of the Future - From Techie to Consultant

The technology ecosystem, in conjunction with public demand, is pushing IT professionals to adopt new methods of IT service delivery. Senior executives and elected... more


Speakers:
  • Kenneth Bennett - Manager, GIS, Ballot Management and Election Tally Systems Division, Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, Los Angeles County
  • Jeramy Gray - Chief Information Officer, Human Resources, Los Angeles County
  • Dr. Johan Julin - Principal Analyst, Talent Management Division, Department of Human Resources, Los Angeles County
  • Dean Logan - Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, County of Los Angeles
 

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:
  • Bob Burwell - Chief Technology Officer, State, Local Government and Education, NetApp, Inc.
  • William Harrod - Advisor, Cyber Security Strategy, Public Sector, CA Technologies
  • Ken Quinton - Alliance Partnership Director, Stoneware, a Lenovo Company
 

Big Data and Analytics

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:
  • Eddie Satterly - Chief Big Data Evangelist, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, Splunk, Inc.
  • Michael Stevens - Government Market Segment Manager, Big Data & Analytics, IBM
12:00 - 12:45PM

Lunch

12:45 - 1:45PM

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:
1:45 - 2:15PM

Break

2:15 - 3:30PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

The Power of Data Sharing and Collaboration

If there is a silver lining to tough times, it's that it's easier to break down barriers and promote collaboration. So it's no surprise that... more


Speakers:
  • Robert Irvin - Director of Systems, Bureau of Sanitation, City of Los Angeles
  • Rich Maldonado - Principle Product Manager, Oracle
  • Rob Silverberg - Director, Public Sector Industry Practice, EMC Information Intelligence Group
 

What Every Employee Should Know about Cyber Security

In The Art of War, 6th century BC, it is written: If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in... more


Speakers:
 

Effectively Using Modern Technology

As the Internet continues its transformation from a web of information to a web of connected people and things, the bar keeps rising for designing... more


Speakers:
 

Best Practices for Mobile App Development

From requirements to coding, from testing to build and release, application development is a simple, yet complex activity for any IT organization. This session looks... more


Speakers:
  • Jennifer Banos - Information System Manager II, Information Technology Agency, City of Los Angeles
  • Dennis Hoang - Programmer Analyst, City Clerk, City of Los Angeles
  • Eduardo Magos - Programmer Analyst, Information Technology Agency, City of Los Angeles
3:30 PM

Executive Reception

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

Thursday Sep 05

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks


Speakers:
9:15 - 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 - 12:00PM

Fast Track Sessions

 

Emergency Communication Plans for Citizens

Emergency Communication Plans need to be flexible and multi-channel in nature. Citizens require the information while they are on the move. Learn how... more


Speakers:
  • Garett Doyle - Government Solutions Practice Manager, Advanced Enterprise Mobility Solutions, AT&T
 

FutureStructure

FutureStructure is a new framework for thinking through and solving the challenges faced in building economically and socially robust communities. The aim of FutureStructure is... more


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

Communication: The Foundation of Response & Recovery

Are you prepared? Have you developed your Emergency Communications Plan for when the next disaster hits? This session will be a discussion on... more


Speakers:
  • Tanya Lin-Jones - National Manager, ERT Operations, Sprint Emergency Response Team
 

Storage and Infrastructure Trends

The evolution of storage (and related infrastructure) has taken many turns. Now we are at a point where traditional concepts are becoming unrecognizable.... more


Speakers:
  • Edward Mann - Senior Storage Architect, ViON Corporation
12:00 PM

End of Conference

 

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