Jun 13, 2012

"The demand is high for IT solutions that create effective services for our citizens and efficiencies for government during a time when budgets are shrinking, and it requires us to innovate. Come join us at the Missouri Digital Government Summit to learn how others are handling today's challenges, network with peers, share your experiences, and discover new technology."

- Tim Robyn, Acting Chief Information Officer, State of Missouri


Wednesday Jun 13

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks

  • Tim Robyn - Chief Information Officer, State of Missouri
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

  • Tim Gard - Author, Speaker Hall of Fame member
10:00 - 10:45AM

Morning Break

10:45 - 11:45AM

Concurrent Sessions


BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

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

  • Carlos Mariosa - Senior Manager, Government Solutions Practice, Advanced Mobility Enterprise Solutions, AT&T
  • Derrick Monahan - Consulting Systems Engineer, World Wide Technology

Desktop Virtualization

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

  • Kent Hillman - Computer Information Technology Specialist, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri
  • Joseph Nahm - System Engineer, State and Local Government and Education, VMware, Inc.

Technology Convergence

Unified communications (UC) potentially increases employee productivity, improves customer service and reduces costs by integrating multiple forms of communications - including video, telephony, VoIP and... more

  • Brian Butler - Systems Engineer & Consultant, Avaya
  • Jason Volkart - Unified Communications Program Manager, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri

Citizen Engagement

The population is getting more sophisticated - and demanding - about being heard by the government. At the same time, governments are recognizing the many... more

  • Steve Cusumano - Webmaster, Information Technology Services Department, State of Missouri
  • Dave Hoyt - Corporate Vice President, Strategy/Solution Delivery, Daugherty Business Solutions
  • Carol Morgan - Senior Vice President, Daugherty Business Solutions
  • Jonathan Steffens - Web Presence Project Manager, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri
11:45 - 12:30PM


12:30 - 1:30PM

Afternoon Keynote - 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


Download Session Assets

1:30 - 1:50PM

Afternoon Break and Refreshments

1:50 - 2:50PM

Concurrent Sessions


Mobility Solutions

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

  • Keith Politte, J.D. - Manager, Technology Testing Center, Reynolds Journalism Institute, Missouri School of Journalism
  • Lucy Watts - Vice President - New Business Development, RKV Technologies, Inc.
  • Michael Weilbacher - Senior Solutions Engineer, Solutions Engineering Division, Sprint Nextel Corporation

Identity Management and Cyber Security

Government agencies are tasked with securing a seemingly endless variety of information and services in the face of fast-growing trends such as mobility, social networking,... more

  • Greg Dicovitsky - Technical Director, Web Access & Authentication/Identity Management, RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Redefining the Cloud

Cloud computing is a paradigm shift, no doubt about it. But it's a paradigm that keeps on shifting, making it difficult to get a good... more


The Power of Video

Technology has brought us to a point where video is almost as good as being there - and in some ways even better. Non-visual forms... more

  • Kane Seifert - Collaboration Product Sales Specialist, Cisco Systems, Inc.
2:50 - 3:10PM


3:10 - 4:10PM

Concurrent Sessions


The State's Private Cloud

A new data center is the perfect opportunity to start fresh by implementing technologies that are faster, cheaper, greener and more scalable. The visionary State... more

  • Kent Hillman - Computer Information Technology Specialist, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri
  • Phil Reed - Director, State Data Center, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri

Work Anywhere

The number of virtual workers in the U.S. has increased by 800 percent during the past five years and in many private industry companies the... more

  • Gina Mauller - Director of Special Projects, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri
  • Steve Siegler - Deputy Chief Information Officer for Operations, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri

What do Citizens Expect?

In an era of limited resources, self-service government is a top priority. But it can't be done right without skillful use of business analytics. It's... more

  • Michael Duncan - Chief Information Officer, Division of Information Technology, Department of Administration, St. Louis County
  • Dan Hood - Director, Department of Information Technology, City of Blue Springs

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

  • Stuart Harlan - Senior Information Systems Technologist, Department of Transportation, State of Missouri
  • Jason Warzinik - GIS Manager, Boone County
4:10 PM

Executive Reception

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


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