May 7, 2013

"Our third annual Oregon Digital Government Summit will be held at the Salem Conference Center, on May 7, 2013. This premier event is focused on the innovative use of information technology to improve government efficiency, effectiveness, and service delivery to the public. The Oregon Digital Government Summit is one of the best opportunities you'll have all year to meet, talk with, and learn from your state and local government peers and colleagues. We look forward to this year's event and hope to see you there!"

- Sean McSpaden, Deputy Chief Information Officer, State of Oregon


Tuesday May 07

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks

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

10:15 - 10:45AM


10:45 - 11:45AM

Concurrent Sessions


New Life for Legacy Systems

In government IT, there is an ongoing fight to support legacy systems using few resources. Many agency systems are quite old and those same agencies... more

  • Matt Hoover - Application Delivery Team Lead, Enterprise Service Bus, State of Oregon
  • Gary Kreiger - Manager, State Data Center, Department of Administrative Services, State of Oregon
  • Steve Schafer - Project Manager, Department of Administrative Services, State of Oregon

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Electronic Records Management

In modern government, the questions of open records, e-discovery and records retention are more complicated and confusing than ever. The task of determining which types... more


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Connecting IT and Business

In cities and states around the country, IT leaders are singing a similar song. They all want to know how to unite IT and the... more

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


Improving Collaboration between State and Local Government

In today's economic conditions and realities, it has become imperative that IT be more effective and efficient in their investments and the delivery of services.... more

  • Ben Berry - Chief Technology Officer, City of Portland
  • Sean McSpaden - Deputy Chief Information Officer, State of Oregon

Current Security Breaches and Future Threats

As the news reminds us almost daily, the security environment is becoming increasingly complex due to factors such as transparency, shared services, data sharing, mobility,... more

  • Lorrin King - Chief Information Officer, Department of Justice, State of Oregon
  • Logan Kleier - Information Security Officer, City of Portland
  • Theresa Masse - Chief Information Security Officer, State of Oregon
  • Laxman Subramanian - Chief Information Security Officer, Standard Insurance

Creative Recruitment and Retention

In Oregon some 40,000 employees are eligible to retire. Imagine the chaos that would ensue if a trigger event, either economic or legislative, drove the... more

2:50 - 3:10PM


3:10 - 4:10PM

Concurrent Sessions


Management by Metrics

One of the challenges that government organizations have in workforce management is keeping good, experienced employees. Too often, the employees an organization needs the most... more

  • Jeff Marecic - Chief Information Officer, Public Employees Retirement System, State of Oregon

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NextGen 911/First Net

NextGen 911 The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) is an organization whose mission it is to foster the technological advancement, availability, and implementation of a universal... more

  • Sean McSpaden - Deputy Chief Information Officer, State of Oregon
  • Steve Noel - Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC), State of Oregon

Oregon's Broadband Efforts

Though once exclusive to research institutes and the wealthy, broadband connectivity has evolved to become an essential component of state and local infrastructure. Going forward,... more

4:15 PM

Executive Reception

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