2017 Annual Conference Agenda
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Sunday, August 20, 2017
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8:30 am - 3:00 pm Golf Outing

Location: Dolphin Head Golf Club (More Information)

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pre-Conference Training

Virtualization: Public, Private and Hybrid

Lou Melograna -  Chief Technology Officer, StarNet Solutions

Location: Jasmine/ Hibiscus

Sponsored by: Starnet Logo

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration

Location: Advantage Foyer

Sponsored by: MCCi logo

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm President's Reception

Location: Grand Ocean Terrace

Sponsored by: MRA International Logo

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Function

Location: Mitchelville

Monday, August 21, 2017
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8:00 am - 9:00 am First Time Attendee Breakfast

Location: Mitchelville

8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast

Location: Savannah Foyer

9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome

Location: Archer/Barnwell

9:15 am - 10:30 am Keynote Presentation

Reaching Your Next Summit: 7 Vertical Lessons & 1 Essential Question to Lead With Impact, Regardless of Your Title

Manley Feinberg - Vertical Lessons

Location: Archer/Barnwell

10:30 am - 10:35 am Coffee Break

Location: Savannah Foyer

10:35 am - 11:50 am
Management Track

Dispatch Software Consolidation Benefits

Laura Gonzales - CIO, Retired
Mel Lee - CIO, NM Department of Public Safety

Location: Lady Davis/Sampson

Technical Track

Trends, Threats, and Evolving Security Controls

Darren Carroll - Practice Director, Security Risk Management, SHI

Location: Jasmine/Hibiscus

Specialty Track

Getting Your Town Started on Social Media with No Budget and One Person

Christina Rothman-Iliff - Manager, Municipality of Princeton

Location: Drayton/Heyward

11:50 am - 12:35 pm General Session

The Albatross of Legacy Storage and the Promise of Future-proof Government

Nick Psaki - Principal Engineer, Americas - Federal, Pure Storage

Location: Archer/Barnwell

Sponsored by: Pure Storage Logo

12:35 pm - 1:30 pm Awards Luncheon

Location: Archer/Barnwell

Sponsored by: Civic Live Logo

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tech Lab 1 - Hyperconvergence

Jon Palmer - Vmware Solutions Architect, SHI

Presented by: SHI logo

Location: Lady Davis/Sampson

Tech Lab 2 - Ransomware & Modern DR Strategies = Risky Business

Matt Tyrer - Solutions Marketing Manager, Commvault

Presented by: Commvault Logo

Location: Jasmine/Hibiscus

Tech Lab 3 - Mobile First Government: How MobileIron Secures our Most Vital Institutions

Dave McKinney - Partner Alliances, MobileIron Public Sector

Presented by: MobileIron Logo

Location: Drayton/Heyward

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Solar Eclipse Break

Location: Ocean Front Deck

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Vendor Speed Dating

Location: Archer/ Barnwell

Sponsored by: Fortinet logo

4:30 pm - 6:30 Pm Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

Location: Savannah South Foyer/ Calibogue/ Danner

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Beachside BBQ

Location: Ocean Front Deck

10:00 pm -11:00 pm
Hospitality Function

Location: Mitchelville

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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8:00 am - 9:30 am State Chapter Presidents Breakfast

Location: Daufuskie

8:00 am - 10:00 am Breakfast with Exhibitors

Location: Savannah South Foyer/ Calibogue/ Danner

10:00 am - 10:15 am AM Break

Location: Savannah Foyer

10:15 am - 11:30 am General Session

Around the Horn: Authentication, Encryption, and Information Assurance: Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Security

Moderator: Shannon Tufts - Assistant Professor of Public Law & Government & Director, Center for Public Technology, UNC School of Government
Panelist: Darren Carroll - Practice Director, Security Risk Management, SHI
Panelist: Justin Heyman - Director of Technology, Township of Franklin, NJ; President, GMIS International
Panelist: Chuck Horton - CTO, York County Government
Panelist: Eugene Kipniss - Program Specialist, Multi-State ISAC

Location: Archer/Barnwell

11:30 am - 1:30 pm Lunch with Exhibitors

Location: Savannah South Foyer/Calibogue/Danner

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm General Session

Destination: You

Ben Moebes - Regional Sales Director, Ruckus

Location: Archer/Barnwell

Sponsored by: Ruckus Logo

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Management Track

Intentional Leadership

Carolyn Yon - Application Development Manager, Richland County Government

Location: Lady Davis/Sampson

Technical Track

Interactive Session: How to Supercharge Communication With Staff & Citizens

Michael Fulvio - Director of Customer Success, Seamless Docs
Christina Rothman-Iliff - Manager, Municipality of Princeton

Location:Jasmine/Hibiscus

Specialty Track

Defend Your Turf in Cyber Space: Free Education, Training, and Cybersecurity Resources

Daniel Stein - National Cybersecurity Training/Education Program Director, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Eugene Kipniss - Program Specialist, Multi-State ISAC

Location: Drayton/Heyward

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm PM Break

Location: Savannah Foyer

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Management Track

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery: Using Technology

Brian Conley - Information Technology Director, Bryan County Commissioners

Location: Lady Davis/Sampson

Technical Track

Enhance Citizen Experience Through Your Website

Gordon Duff - Customer Engagement Manager, CivicLive

Location: Jasmine/Hibiscus

Specialty Track

Municipal Drone Operations

Ben Roper - IT Director, City of College Station

Location: Drayton/Heyward

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Members-Only Happy Hour

Location: Mitchelville

Thank you to our Corporate Members

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner on your own

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Function

Location: Oceans

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast & GMIS International Business Meeting

Location: Archer/ Barnwell

9:00 am - 10:15 am Keynote Presentation

Finding al-Qaeda

Cynthia Storer - Former CIA Senior Counterterrorism Analyst

Location: Archer/Barnwell

10:15 am - 10:45 am AM Break

Location: Savannah Foyer

10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Management Track

Freaks, Innovators and Great Thinkers Unite

Shannon Tufts - Assistant Professor of Public Law & Government & Director, Center for Public Technology, UNC School of Government

Location: Lady Davis/Sampson

Specialty Track

Understanding Government Technology Ethics and Conflict of Interest

Bernadette Kucharczuk - Director, CGCIO- City of Jersey City
Susan Jacobucci -  Ed. D., Business Administrator, Borough of Paulsboro

Location: Drayton/Heyward

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm General Session

Never Pay the Ransom

Kevin Fuller - Co-Founder & CTO, ThinkGard

Location: Archer/Barnwell

Sponsored by: Thinkgard Logo

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch

Location: Archer/Barnwell

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm Beach Tournament

Location: On the beach!

Sponsored by: Seamless Gov logo

3:15 pm - 6:00 pm Explore Hilton Head

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Casino Night

Location: Grand Ocean Terrace

Sponsored by: SHI logo

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Function

Location: Mitchelville

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