March 22

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Join a panel of government and industry experts as we unpack top IT trends for 2018 and explain what they mean to your organization. e.Republic Chief Innovation Officer Dustin Haisler will lead an interactive discussion of the forces pushing agencies toward IT modernization, digitization and automation, as well as effective strategies for addressing these new demands.

Join Government Technology on March 22, 2018, at 11 a.m. pacific/2 p.m. eastern for this important event. We’ll cover:

Infrastructure – Key strategies for modernizing and optimizing your data center

Intelligence – Data-driven approaches for working smarter

People – Technology tools and policies for supporting new ways of working

Dustin Haisler, chief innovation officer for Government Technology
Rob Gordon, Federal CTO, Cloud Infrastructure, NetApp
Paul Taylor, chief content officer for Government Technology


Dustin Haisler

Dustin Haisler

Chief Innovation Officer for e.Republic

As the finance director and later CIO for Manor, TX, a small city outside Austin, Haisler quickly built a track record and reputation as an early innovator in civic tech. A member of Code for America’s original steering committee, Haisler pioneered government use of commercial technologies not before used in the public sector – including Quick-Response (QR) barcodes, crowdsourcing and gamification. As Chief Innovation Officer, Haisler has a strategic role to help shape the company’s products, services, and future direction. Primarily, he leads e.Republic Labs, a market connector created as an ecosystem to educate, accelerate and ultimately scale technology innovation within the public sector.

Rob Gordon

Rob Gordon

Federal CTO, Cloud Infrastructure, NetApp

Rob is a passionate Federal CTO with a desire to evangelize technology as more than just a gadget. His focus is always on the end goal, with technology simply being a means to an end. In his spare time, he enjoys biking, playing guitar, and being around his family and Golden Retriever. If you ever need to get a hold of him, chances are you can find him in seat 21F on most American Airlines flights.

Paul W. Taylor, PhD

Paul W. Taylor, PhD — Chief Content Officer for e.Republic

In his role as Chief Content Officer, Paul works with e.Republic’s editorial, research and conference teams to identify issues and content initiatives vital to public service, coordinating the combined resources of Governing, Government Technology, Emergency Management, Public CIO, the GOVERNING Institute and the Center for Digital Government and Center for Digital Education to ensure that relevant and useable content is comprehensively developed and delivered to e.Republic’s audiences.

Prior to joining the Center, Taylor served as the Deputy State Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Washington State -- serving as both the deputy director of the Washington State Department of Information Services (DIS) and Chief of Staff of the Information Services Board (ISB).