Jun 12, 2013

"Collaboration among government entities is at an all-time high and the Missouri Digital Government Summit is a great opportunity to further those efforts. Come join us to learn how others are handling today's challenges, network with peers, share your experiences, and discover new technology."

- Tim Robyn, Chief Information Officer, State of Missouri


Wednesday Jun 12

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks

  • Doug Nelson - Commissioner, Office of Administration, State of Missouri
9:15 - 10:15AM

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

10:15 - 10:45AM


10:45 - 11:45AM

Concurrent Sessions


BYOD - Pros and Cons

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

  • Matt Blotevogel - Public Sector Account Manager, Sprint
  • Todd Larivee - IT Infrastructure & Operations Manager, Department of Conservation, State of Missouri
  • Mary Miller - Chief Information Officer, City of Kansas City

Application Modernization

Legacy applications have two things in their favor: they work (mostly) and they're fully paid-for (usually). Unfortunately, they weren't designed with current technologies in mind... more

  • Marty Fye - Vice President, Government Solutions and Education, IBM

Open Data

Transparency and open government continue to be two of the top priorities in government. Citizens increasingly expect government to be more accessible and accountable, and... more

  • Millie Crossland - Technology Project Liaison, Water Services, City of Kansas City
  • Jonathan Steffens - Web Presence Project Manager, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri

Here Phishy Phishy

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

  • Tim Adams - National Technical Solutions Architect, Security, Corporate Business Development and Innovation, World Wide Technology, Inc.
  • Theresa Frommel - Network Security Analyst, MOREnet
11:45 - 12:30PM


12:30 - 1:30PM

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

1:30 - 1:50PM


1:50 - 2:50PM

Concurrent Sessions


Mobile App Development

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

  • Jeremy Cook - Database Programmer Analyst, University of Missouri
  • Mary Hegeman - Enterprise Application Services, University of Missouri

Big Data - You Got It, Now What?

The problem with today's data is that there's too much of it, too many kinds of it, and it comes in too quickly to be... more

  • Snehanshu Shah - Vice President, Global HANA Center of Excellence, SAP

Application and Project Portfolio Management

As applications age and organizations grow, there is an inevitable buildup of high-maintenance, low-performing, redundant applications. An asset is not an asset if its costs... more

  • Luke Beul - ITSD Developer, Information Technology Services Department, State of Missouri
  • Paula Peters - Project Management Oversight, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri
  • Angie Phillips - Director of Enterprise Application Development, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri

Location-based Data - It's All Out There

Today, with satellite imagery, plentiful geospatial datasets, and a veritable explosion of location-aware devices, it is possible to find just about anything, anytime, almost anywhere... more

Moderated by:
  • Arnold Williams - GIS Supervisor, Office of Geospatial Information, State of Missouri

2:50 - 3:10PM


3:10 - 4:10PM

Concurrent Sessions


IT Skill Sets of the Future

The IT landscape is changing, particularly for managers. Specialization is rapidly becoming a thing of the past as technology evolves too quickly to permit skills... more

Moderated by:
  • Dan Ross - Executive Director, Missouri Municipal League

  • John Gillispie - Executive Director, MOREnet
  • Steve Siegler - Deputy Chief Information Officer for Operations, Information Technology Services Division, State of Missouri

The Internet of Everything

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

  • Eric Wright - Wireless, Mobility & Connected Specialist, Cisco

Outsourcing, Insourcing, Rightsourcing

Outsourcing and insourcing aren't necessarily "all or nothing" propositions. Rightsourcing is finding the right balance. There is no doubt that staffing will be a major... more

  • Debbie Erickson - Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Bi-State Development Agency (Metro)
4:10 PM

Executive Reception

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