NASCIO Midyear Conference Key Federal Speakers Announced

Three key federal officials, including the federal CIO, are scheduled to speak at the National Association of State Chief Information Officers midyear conference in Baltimore:

  • Vivek Kundra: Federal chief information officer, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, will address the state members on Wednesday, April 28, during the State Member Meeting. Kundra will outline opportunities for federal and state collaboration and share insights on how we can work together to make government more efficient and effective.
  • Howard Schmidt: White House cyber-security coordinator, will be featured Luncheon Keynote Speaker on Thursday, April 29. Schmidt will address new opportunities for coordination and collaboration between the states and the federal government on issues related to cyber-security and critical infrastructure protection. 
  • Gene Dodaro: Acting comptroller general of the United States and head of the Government Accountability Office, will present the Closing Keynote Address on Friday, April 30. Dodaro will discuss the GAO's perspective on efforts to improve government performance and efficiency as well as accountability and transparency to citizens.

For more information on the conference, visit NASCIO.