2018 Annual Conference Agenda

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Sunday - August 19, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Pre-Conference Training: Windows 10 Deployment

Lou Melograna - Chief Technology Officer, StarNet Solutions

Location: Broadway I

Hosted by: Starnet Logo

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Baseball Outing

*For registered government attendees by RSVP only. Outing is currently full.
Sponsored by: SHI logo | Commvault Logo

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration

Location: Grand Foyer

Sponsored by: MCCi logo

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

Location: Archview Ballroom

Sponsored by: Pure Storage Logo

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Function

Location: Lindbergh


Monday - August 20, 2018
8:00 am - 9:00 am First Time Attendee Breakfast

Location: Market Street Room

8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast Presentation

Measuring Cyber Security Readiness in Local Government

Peter Thermos, MSc, CGEIT, FITSP - President & CTO, Palindrome Technologies

Location: Archview Ballroom

Sponsored by: Palindrome Logo

9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome

Location: Archview Ballroom

9:15 am - 10:30 am Keynote Presentation

Get Up | The Art of Perseverance

Adam Greenberg - CEO & Former Pro Baseball Player, Lurong Living

Location: Archview Ballroom

10:30 am - 10:45 am AM Break

Location: Grand Foyer

Sponsored by:

10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Management Track

Connecting the Dots: Digital Transformation to Civic Innovation

Alexis Blue - Business Development Leader, MCCi
Keith Macedo - Director of Information Technology, City of Fayetteville, Arkansas

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon A

Technical Track

Implementing a Scalable Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure for a Multi-Site Setup

Daniel Brown - Senior IT Director, University of South Carolina

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon B

Specialty Track

Effective Communication in IT

Felina L. Harris, MBA, CGCIO - IT Customer Relationship Manager, Mecklenburg County Government

Location: Grand Suites I/II

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm General Session

Windows 10 Challenges and Best Practices

Kevin English - Director of Mobility, SHI

Sponsored by: SHI logo

Location: Archview Ballroom

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Awards Luncheon

Location: Archview Ballroom

Sponsored by: MRA International Logo

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Tech Lab 1

Presented by: SHI logo

Office 365: What to Expect When Moving to the Cloud

Nicole Lawrence - Unified Communications Solution Specialist, SHI

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon A

Tech Lab 2

Presented by: Pure Storage Logo

The Intersection of Smart Cities, Analytics, and AI

Keith Younger - Manager, System Engineering (Federal), Pure Storage

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon B

Tech Lab 3

Presented by: Commvault Logo

Path to Remarkable: Know Where Your Data Is

Chris Van Wagoner - Chief Strategy Officer, Commvault

Location: Grand Suites I/II

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm PM Break

Location: Grand Foyer

Sponsored by:

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

Location: Archview Ballroom

Sponsored by: Seamless Docs Logo

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

Location: Grand Ballroom C-G

Hosted by:   Unitrends Logo

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Dinner & Social Event

Location: St. Louis Zoo - Lakeside Café

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm Hospitality Function

Location: Lindbergh


Tuesday - August 21, 2018
8:00 am - 9:30 am State Chapter Presidents Breakfast

Location: Market Street Room

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

Location: Grand Ballroom C-G

10:00 am - 10:15 am AM Break

Location: Grand Foyer

Sponsored by:

10:15 am - 11:30 am General Session

Around the Horn

Moderator: Justin Heyman - Director of Technology, Township of Franklin, NJ; President, GMIS International
Panelists:
Bernadette Kucharczuk
- Director, City of Jersey City
Lou Melograna - Chief Technology Officer, StarNet Solutions
Matt Wainwright - Chief Information Officer, Town of Middletown, RI
Jerry Walker - Director of IT, City of St. Louis Treasurer's Office

Location: Archview Ballroom

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

Location: Grand Ballroom C-G

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm General Session

Cyber AI: Stepping Up Security for the Public Sector

Joseph Poupard - Regional Director, Darktrace

Location: Archview Ballroom

Sponsored by: Darktrace logo

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Management Track

Preparing for the Recovery – City of Lansing

Collin Boyce - CIO, City of Lansing
Chris Loveall - IT Security Administrator , City of Lansing

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon A

Technical Track

Cybersecurity Best Practices and Free Resources to Help

Eugene Kipniss - Senior Program Specialist, Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center
Kateri Gill - Senior Program Specialist, Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon B

Specialty Track

Full Access. No Barriers. Total Community Engagement.

Daniel Shaw - Project Manager, eSolutionsGroup
Michelle Teichman , B.A. Hons. - Senior Manager, Digital Content Services, eSolutionsGroup Limited, A GHD Company

Location: Grand Suites I/II

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm PM Break

Location: Grand Foyer

Sponsored by:

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Tech Lab 1

Presented by: Dell EMC logo | SHI logo

Solutions for Workforce Transformation

Mike Andell - Dell End User Client Product Specialist

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon A

Tech Lab 2

Presented by: Thinkgard Logo

Ransomware Stories from the Front Lines

Kevin Fuller - President and CTO, ThinkGard

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon B

Tech Lab 3

Presented by: Citrix Logo

Delivering the Workspace of the Future

Tim Krosch - Senior Sales Engineer, Citrix
Sam Raymond - Field Sales Manager, Citrix

Location: Grand Suites I/II

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm Members-Only Happy Hour

Location: 360 Rooftop

5:45 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner on your own
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Function

Location: PBR Cowboy Bar at Ballpark Village

Sponsored by: Pure Storage Logo


Wednesday - August 22, 2018
8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast/GMIS International Business Meeting

Location: Archview Ballroom

9:00 am - 10:15 am Keynote Presentation

Leading on the Edge: 4 Vertical Lessons to Commit Beyond Circumstance, Realize More Momentum, and Make it all Worth It

Manley Feinberg, Vertical Lessons

Location: Archview Ballroom

10:15 am - 10:45 am AM Break

Location: Grand Foyer

Sponsored by: Polycom logo

10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Management Track

Digital Transformation of a City Office Through Parking

Jerry Walker - Director of IT, City of St. Louis Treasurer's Office

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon A

Technical Track

#TANGODOWN: In the Crosshairs of a Hacktivist

Justin Cure, GISP, CGCIO, CPM - Information Services Manager, City of Longview, Texas
Joshua Gamble - Enterprise Solutions Designer - Infrastructure, City of Longview, Texas

Location: Grand Ballroom Salon B

Specialty Track

Cyber Security Is More Than Just An IT Problem

Lewis Etheridge, CISSP - Director, Business Development SLG East, RSA/Dell
Bo Gorham - Senior Security Engineer, Secureworks

Location: Grand Suites I/II

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm General Session

GMIS Data Dive™

Justin Heyman - Director of Technology, Township of Franklin, NJ; President, GMIS International
James Duckett - IT/IS Division Manager, City of St. George, UT

Location: Archview Ballroom

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Luncheon

Location: Archview Ballroom

1:45 pm - 6:00 pm Explore St. Louis
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Casino Night at Busch Stadium

Location: Champions Club at Busch Stadium

Sponsored by: SHI logo


Thursday - August 23, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm CGCIO Program

Location: Grand Suites I

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