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Sep 16 - 17, 2015

"Regarding Ohio’s IT Optimization efforts, we planned the work together and we are working the plan together… and together, the plan is working. We are making a difference and we have seen significant progress with these efforts. We are truly transforming how we do business within the State. Our focus is now shifting toward enterprise shared solutions and online government services. We have gotten to this point working from an enterprise perspective and I look forward to addressing the next series of challenges together. Come to the 15th Annual Ohio Digital Government Summit and share your ideas, solutions and lessons learned and become part of the solution. I look forward to seeing you all there!"

 

– Stu Davis, Chief Information Officer, State of Ohio

Ohio Digital Government Summit 2015

Overview


Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Ohio Digital Government Summit is designed to do just that. The summit has an advisory board that gathers public- and private-sector leaders to create an agenda designed to make that passion relevant and actionable to the state and local government organizations attending the summit. Participants tell us they use the inspirational keynotes, leadership discussions, networking breaks, and the timely topics discussed in the numerous breakout sessions to help advance the goals of their organizations.
 
If you influence or participate in technology decisions or implementations at any level, you will want to attend.  Don't miss this opportunity to see the latest in digital government solutions, keep abreast of current policy issues, and network with key government executives, technologists and industry specialists.

This Year’s Topics Include:

  • Cloud-based Provisioning
  • Mobile Apps the Smart Way
  • Future of Networks
  • Privacy vs. Security: Do We Have to Choose?
  • Leveraging Big Data and Meaningful Analytics
  • Cloud Forays and Lessons Learned
  • What Do Citizens Want?
  • Planning for the Republican National Convention – IT’s Role
  • Game of Drones
  • Internet of Things
  • Intelligent Community of the Year for 2015: Columbus!

 

 

Opening Keynote - Find Your Voice


     


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Jim Meskimen, Master Impressionist and Communication Coach

@jimrossmeskimen
Today’s culture emphasizes the value of teamwork and collaboration, sometimes at the expense of the individual. This is particularly true in the IT arena where you can sometimes find yourself stereotyped, or even worse, not taken seriously by potential stakeholders. What good are insights and solutions if your words get lost in the crowd? You need to make sure that you’re heard! Jim Meskimen has spent the past 30 years studying the most famous, creative and interesting people in modern times. In this fascinating and hilarious session, Jim discusses – and illustrates – the traits and methods used by some of the best and most charismatic communicators in the world. Don’t settle for being “one of the crowd”. YOU have a unique identity. YOU have a voice!

 

Lunch Keynote – Communicating in a Crisis – 30 Years of Work Destroyed in 30 Seconds 

 

Anthony_Huey_headshotAnthony Huey, President, Reputation Management Associates

Somewhere within every organization, a crisis is waiting to happen. Maybe tomorrow, maybe next year or even in five years; you can’t be sure what the crisis will be or when it will strike. But you can be sure that a crisis will put your organization’s (or your own) hard-earned image and reputation up for grabs. Learn how to control the flow of information and communicate with the media, stakeholders, bosses, peers and other audiences during a crisis.

 

General Session – Breach! When Bad Things Happen to Good People (and Their Organizations)


Cyber security is the new front line of financial crime and social upheaval. It is the new Wild West, with hackers divided among the "white hats" and "black hats." Stage coach and bank robberies of old have been replaced by heists of personally identifiable information from major retailers, insurers and governments. Political protests are increasingly taking the form of denial-of-service attacks by so-called “hactivists” to disrupt the normal order of things. Such things can and do happen anywhere, and everybody has a role in preventing, preparing for, and responding to cyber threats. This interactive session unpacks key lessons and learnings from real-life cases with the help of a panel of local experts and engaged audience members.

 


 

Registration Information

 

Open to Public Sector only.

Registration Fee per person: $50.00

Registration by credit card only; no billing.

If you represent a Private Sector organization and are interested in attending the Event, please contact Heather Earney, Sales Operations Manager (916) 932-1435.

 

Contact Us

 

For registration and general assistance contact:

Jeremy Smith, Registration Coordinator
Government Technology
Phone:  (916) 932-1402
E-mail:  jsmith@govtech.com

 

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact:

Heather Earney, Sales Operations Manager
Government Technology
Phone:  (916) 932-1435
E-mail:  hearney@govtech.com