2019 GMIS MEETS Agenda
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7:00 am - 12:30 pm Golf/FootGolf Outing

Disney's Palm and Oak Trail Golf Courses
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Training

Next Gen Network Technology for Network Professionals

Lou Melograna - Chief Technology Officer, StarNet Solutions

Presented by: Starnet Logo

Coronado M/N
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration

Sponsored by: MCCi logo

North Reg Counter
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm President's Reception

Sponsored by: Qualys logo

Cancun/Ventanas Patio West
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Function

La Mesa Patio
Monday, August 26, 2019
7:30 am - 8:30 am First Time Attendee Breakfast

Coronado P/Q
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast

Coronado L
8:30 am - 8:45 am Welcome

Coronado L
8:45 am - 10:00 am Keynote Presentation

How is the Weather in your Kingdom?

Dan Cockerell 

Hosted by: Tyler Technologies logo

Coronado L
10:00 am - 10:15 am AM Break

Sponsored by: Scale Computing logo

North Registration Foyer
10:15 am - 11:30 am Management Track

Communicating with Confidence the Value of IT to Non-Technical People

Marc Thorson - Executive Director of Regional Technology Services, Northern Illinois University
Omar Sandoval - Director of Information Technology, Naperville Park District

Coronado M/N
Technical Track

Lessons Learned: Accelerating IT Transformation

Bretton Stafford - Director, Managed Services, Dell Technologies

Durango 1
Specialty Track

Getting Hacked

Janice Zelnock - Supervisor of IT, Brick Township Municipal Utilities Authority
Eugene Kipniss - Senior Program Specialist, Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC)

Durango 2
11:30 am - 12:15 pm General Session

Security as a System: Solving the Impossible Puzzle

Dan Schiappa - Chief Product Officer, Sophos

Presented by: Sophos logo

Coronado L
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Awards Luncheon

Coronado L
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Tech Lab 1

SHI Service Capabilities and Security Practice Review

Kimberly Seber - Services Account Executive, SHI
Steven Nemeth - Director, Public Sector SMB, SHI

Presented by: SHI logo

Coronado M/N
Tech Lab 2

Is Ransomware in your Budget? How to Justify the Cost of Data Protection

Kevin Fuller - CTO & President, ThinkGard

Presented by: ThinkGard logo

Durango 1
Tech Lab 3

Delivering the Workspace of the Future

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

Presented by: Citrix Public Sector logo

Durango 2
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm PM Break

Sponsored by: Scale Computing logo

North Registration Foyer
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Vendor Speed Dating

Sponsored by: SeamlessDocs logo

Coronado L
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

Sponsored by: Palindrome logo

Coronado K
6:30 pm - 9:15 pm Dinner at Epcot® & Fireworks Dessert Party

Sponsored by: SHI logo

American Adventure Rotunda - Epcot®
9:15 pm - 10:30 pm Surprise In-Park Activity

Sponsored by: Commvault logo SHI logo

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
8:00 am - 9:30 am State Chapter Presidents Breakfast

Coronado P/Q
8:00 am - 10:00 am Breakfast with Exhibitors

Coronado K
10:00 am - 10:15 am AM Break

Sponsored by: MRA International logo

North Registration Foyer
10:15 am - 11:30 am GMIS Round Table Panel Discussion

Moderators:
Brenda Ternes - GMIS Conference Director, IT Director, City of Newton, KS
Robert McQueen - GMIS President-Elect/1st Vice President, Director of Information Technology, Township of Franklin, NJ

Panelist:
Tameka Allen, MBA, BS, AS - Director of Information Technology, City of Augusta
Daniel Holland - Director of Information Technology, Town of Narragansett
Alexis Blue - Director of Sales Operations, MCCi
Justin C. Bruce - Project Manager & Performance Management, Practice Leader, Tyler Technologies
Michael Pegues - Chief Information Officer, City of Aurora Illinois

Coronado L
11:30 am - 1:30 pm Lunch w/ Exhibitors

Coronado K
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm General Session

Law Enforcement in Cyberspace: How AI Safeguards the Public Sector

Liam Stimpson - Cyber Security Account Manager, Darktrace
Matt Wainwright - Chief Information Officer, Town of Middletown, RI

Presented by: Darktrace logo

Coronado L
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm Management Track

Inspiring Results: How Impactful Leaders Catalyze Change in a Multi-Generational Workforce

Jen Roberts - CEO, Difference Consulting

Coronado M/N
Technical Track

SecureSuite/Configuration Assessment Tools and the Malicious Code Analysis Platform

Eugene Kipniss - Senior Program Specialist, Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC)
Ronan Tiu - Member Success Training Manager, Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC)

Durango 1
Specialty Track

Developing an Accessibility Driven Digital Strategy for Government

Asher Rosenfeld - Director of Solution Architecture, SeamlessDocs

Durango 2
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm PM Break

Sponsored by: MRA International logo

North Registration Foyer
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm Tech Lab 1

How to Eliminate Barriers to IT Transformation

Bretton Stafford - Director, Managed Services, Dell Technologies

Presented by: Dell logo | SHI logo

Coronado M/N
Tech Lab 2

Your Data is More Valuable Than You Know

Chris Van Wagoner - Chief Strategy Officer, Commvault

Presented by: Commvault logo

Durango 1
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm Members-Only Happy Hour

La Mesa Patio
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner on your own

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Function

Sponsored by: Granicus logo

La Mesa Patio
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast/GMIS International Business Meeting

Coronado L
9:00 am - 10:15 am Keynote Presentation

'Impossible' is Just a Word: Why Innovation is More Fun When You Think Like a Magician

John Duke Logan

Coronado L
10:15 am - 10:30 am AM Break

North Registration Foyer
10:30 am - 11:45 am Management Track

The Proper Care and Feeding of your IT Team: Employee Retention Strategies

James C. Duckett - Technology Division Manager, City of St. George

Coronado M/N
Technical Track

Are We High Tech Enough to be a Smart City?

Bernadette Kucharczuk, CGCIO - Director of Information Technology, City of Jersey City
Tolonda Griffin-Ross - Administrative Analyst, City of Jersey City

Durango 1
Specialty Track

How to Become a Data Storyteller

Kirk McLean - Director of Open Data and Chief of Staff to the CIO, City of Buffalo, NY
Justin C. Bruce - Project Manager & Performance Management Practice Leader, Tyler Technologies

Durango 2
11:45 am - 12:30 pm General Session

GMIS Data Dive: Powerful Insights, Focused Results

Bob McQueen - GMIS President-Elect/1st Vice President, Director of Information Technology, Township of Franklin, NJ

Coronado L
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Luncheon

Coronado L
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Explore Orlando

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Dinner & Krazy Keys Dueling Pianos / CGCIO Graduation

Atlantic Dance Hall - Disney's BoardWalk Inn
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm Closing Event After Party

Upstairs at the Atlantic Dance Hall - Disney's BoardWalk Inn

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