Agenda

Note: Dates and times are subject to change

Saturday, October 1

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Quartz, Level 3
  NASCIO Executive Committee Meeting
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TBD
  NASCIO Executive Committee Networking Dinner

Sunday, October 2

8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Capitol Foyer, Level 4
  Registration and Information Center
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Mineral Hall D-G, Level 3
  Public Sector Leadership Forum (State Members Only)

"Capitals in the Clouds: Advice from the Trenches"

CIOs from several states will share experiences, lessons learned and crucial tactics in their implementation of major cloud computing strategies, followed by discussion engaging state government attendees in sharing experiences and seeking peer input concerning cloud issues.
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mineral Hall D-G, Level 3
  State and Local Member Lunch (State Members Only)
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mineral Hall D-G, Level 3
  State and Local Member Discussion Forum (NASCIO and PTI State and Local Government Members Only)

NASCIO's state and local government members will be joined by local government members from the Public Technology Institue for updates on strategic issues facing public sector IT officials, followed by an hour-long roundtable session on key trends and issues.
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Mineral Hall A-C, Level 3
  Corporate Leadership Council Meeting
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Capitol Foyer, Level 4
  Annual Conference Welcome Reception

Monday, October 3

7:00 am – 6:30 pm
Capitol Foyer, Level 4
  Registration and Information Center
7:30 am – 8:45 am
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
  CLC/CIO Breakfast Roundtables
"Partner for Success"

Pull up a chair, explore timely topics and network with your peers. A CLC member and state CIO will be available at each table to facilitate discussion. Everyone will have the opportunity to rotate to a second topic after 30 minutes.

Roundtable discussions begin at 7:45 am.
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4



Commander Lippold
Commander Kirk S. Lippold
  Opening General Session and Keynote Address

Commander Kirk S. Lippold, USN (Ret.)

Commander Kirk Lippold was the commanding officer of the USS Cole when it came under a suicide terrorist attack by al-Qaeda in the port of Aden, Yemen. Using the devastating attack as a backdrop, Commander Lippold conveys how the bedrock principle of integrity created an environment for leadership where his crew felt imbued with a sense of ownership as they seized the opportunity to be responsible for their ship and not just their jobs. Commander Lippold will transfer his leadership experiences into insights you can apply in your day-to-day situations.



10:30 am – 11:00 am
Capitol Foyer North, Level 4
  Networking Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
  General Session
"What's the Next Hype: Technology Trends and Solutions"

Everyone is talking about cloud computing: however, what's next? What should CIOs be assessing?

Join the discussion regarding high-benefit and disruptive solutions, both currently available and emerging, that CIOs need to engage. Some of these may include intelligent systems, mobility, virtualization, hosted solutions, social media, and smart computing.

The panel of experts will identify the key disruptive trends and discuss how to integrate these solutions into current portfolios.

Panelists

Thom Rubel
Vice President, Research, IDC Government Insights

Andrea Di Maio
Vice President and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner Research

Chris Dixon
Manager, State and Local Industry Analysis, Deltek

Discussion Facilitator

Paul W. Taylor
Editor-at-Large, GOVERNING and Chief Content Officer, e.Republic, Inc.

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Centennial Ballroom F-H, Level 3
  Luncheon
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Capitol Ballroom, Rooms 5, 6 and 7, Level 4
  Discovery Sessions (three sessions will run concurrently)

1. "Let's Make a Deal: Procurement Best Practices"
Capitol Ballroom 7, Level 4

All of us want to reduce transaction costs, streamline processes, introduce innovative sourcing strategies, become experts on negotiating enterprise agreements, eliminate "maverick" buying and increase contract compliance. Learn from the experts how to achieve these goals as they discuss trends in the industry, efficient procurement systems, streamlined guidelines,compliance and regulations. The speakers will provide insights and guidance to navigate the procurement landscape.

Panelists

Mike Smith
Vice President, Government Sourcing Solutions

Dean Stotler
Director, Government Support Services, State of Delaware

Richard Pennington, CPPO, J.D., LL.M
Managing Member, SCOPEVision, LLC

Dugan Petty
Chief Information Officer, State of Oregon

Discussion Facilitator

David Gragan, CPPO
Senior Procurement Executive, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Reserve



2. "Knowledge Assets - A Pot of Gold or Pandora's Box"
Capitol Ballroom 6, Level 4

With the exponential growth in data and information, do you have to be a magician to manage them? This panel of experts will discuss the inherent value of data, information and knowledge assets. As state government faces more uncertainty and complexity, there is an increasing demand for the necessary business intelligence and applied analytics to appropriately utilize the growing plethora of data being gathered.

Join the discussion regarding the critical factors of sorting out what data and information is useful and reliable as well as ensuring quality, security, organization and managed growth for reliable decision-making to steer the enterprise.

Panelists

Glenn Thomas
Director, IT Governance, Office of Technology, Commonwealth of Kentucky

Wallace Rogers
E-Government Manager, State of Oregon

Eric Swanson
Director, Center for Shared Solutions and Technology Partnerships, State of Michigan

Discussion Facilitator

Sanjeev (Sonny) Bhagwalia
Chief Information Officer, State of Hawaii



3. "On Time and On Budget: Effective IT Project Oversight"
Capitol Ballroom 5, Level 4

What yields a successful project? Today, poor requirements account for 71 percent of project failure, according to the Butler Group. Avoid the pitfalls and learn from procurement experts how to design a fool-proof IT project plan, including lessons learned, when to pull the plug and when to change course. Additionally, they will address multiple types of projects such as agile, consortium and projects with ever-changing requirements. Join this session for actionable insights to take back to your organization to run relevant, responsive and on-track IT projects.

Panelists

David Powner
Director, IT Management Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Sue Ann Lipinski
Director, Information Services and Project Management Office, State of West Virginia

Kathy Bromead
Director, Enterprise Project Management Office, State of North Carolina

Anna Brannen
Deputy Secretary of Policy, California Technology Agency, State of California

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm
Capitol Foyer North, Level 4
  Energy Break
3:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Mineral Hall F-H, Level 3
  State Member Business Meeting and Networking Reception (State Members Only)

The State Member Business Meeting provides an opportunity to learn about NASCIO's progress on strategic priorities. Speakers include NASCIO's elected leadership and staff. The meeting will include updates on important initiatives and the election of NASCIO's officers and directors, and will be followed by a private networking reception for state members only.
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
  State Recognition Awards Dinner

For the 23rd consecutive year, NASCIO will honor outstanding achievement in the field of information technology through its State Recognition Awards program. During this special evening, NASCIO will announce and recognize the 2011 recipients. Additionally, NASCIO will honor one deserving state CIO for leadership in state government and contributions to the advancement of NASCIO's mission with the 2011 Meritorious Service Award.

Tuesday, October 4

7:00 am – 6:30 pm
Capitol Foyer, Level 4
  Registration and Information Center
7:30 am – 9:00 am
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
  Best Practices Breakfast Roundtables and State Recognition Award Finalists Recognition
"Learn from the Experts"

Ready to gain invaluable insights from outstanding state IT projects? Join the 2011 State Recognition Award recipients and finalists in discussions of their projects. Utilize this roundtable time to make contacts, gain new ideas and transfer knowledge back to your organization. Also, join NASCIO in recognizing the State Recognition Award finalists.

Roundtable discussions begin at 8:00am.
9:15 am – 10:30 am
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
  General Session
"Breaking Down Barriers: Multi-Jurisdictional Collaboration"

State and local governments are just beginning to realize the full impact of the great recession, and many are now forced to make crucial decisions about their fiscal futures that go far beyond simply cutting spending or raising taxes. CIOs play a crucial role in helping their states and localities build a blueprint for emerging stronger, more flexible and better equipped to handle the challenges of today, and quickly adapt to the changes of tomorrow. Join state, city and local experts as they discuss the benefits of multi-jurisdictional collaboration to address these concerns. The panel will explain how to structure models in which agencies share, coordinate and collaborate across jurisdictions to merge policies, programs, production and provision of citizen services. Additionally, they will demonstrate the end results of lowering cost of operations and bringing efficiencies to service delivery. When you leave you will know that cross-jurisdiction collaboration is not just about doing more with less – it's about doing better with less, with the CIO leading the way.

Panelists

David Behen
Chief Information Officer, State of Michigan

John D. Conley
Executive Director, Statewide Internet Portal Authority, State of Colorado

Bill Schrier
Chief Technology Officer, City of Seattle

Chuck Fredrick
Chief Information Officer, City and County of Denver

Discussion Facilitator

Dr. Alan Shark
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Public Technology Institute

10:30 am – 11:00 am
Capitol Foyer North, Level 4
  Networking Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
 

General Session — Corporate VIP Panel
"The CEO-CIO Relationship: Does the CIO Matter?"

As organizations and roles change, let's learn from corporate executives regarding the current and future role of the CIO. We will hear views on alignment, strategic relevance, project roll-outs, skill-sets needed and integration. Additionally the following questions will be addressed: What is the CIO role in the future – can it be future-proofed? How can the CIO align with companies' goals strategically? Are CIOs focusing on items among the CEO's top priorities and, if not, what should be the CIO's focus? What CIO-identified projects do CEOs view as vital and which are not? Your takeaway will be how to optimize the CIO role for future relevance and success.

Panelists

Arunas A. Chesonis
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, PAETEC

Joseph Doherty
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ACS Government Solutions

Pat Gelsinger
President and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Information Infrastructure Products, EMC Corporation

Discussion Facilitator

Phil Weiser
Dean and Thompson Professor, University of Colorado Law School

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Capitol Ballroom1-4 , Level 4
  State Technology Innovator Award Luncheon

During this lunch, NASCIO will present the State Technology Innovator award. This award honors an individual who has made contributions to advance the state's technology policy agenda through the promotion of best practices, adoption of new technologies and advancements in service delivery.
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
 

General Session
"Insights from the World of Public Sector Leaders: 2011 State CIO Survey"

During the summer of 2011, state and territorial chief information officers participated in a national survey on the priorities and critical issues facing public sector CIOs. To explore these issues, NASCIO, TechAmerica and Grant Thornton LLP developed a survey focused on CIO priorities, perspectives, issues and trends. The survey report provides valuable insights into the role of the state CIO, including key relationships, business trends and critical policy areas. Want to be in the know? Join the discussion on the survey results and perspectives from CIOs.

Panelists

Phil Bond
President and Chief Executive Officer, TechAmerica

Graeme Finley
Director, Public Sector Practice, Grant Thornton

David W. Taylor
Executive Director, Agency of Enterprise Information Technology, and Chief Information Officer, State of Florida

Carolyn Parnell
Chief Information Officer, State of Minnesota

Discussion Facilitator

Doug Robinson
Executive Director, NASCIO

2:15 pm -2:45 pm
Capitol Foyer North, Level 4
  Networking Break
2:45pm – 4:00 pm
Capitol Ballroom, Rooms 5, 6 and 7, Level 4
 

Discovery Sessions (three sessions will run concurrently)

1. "No More Floating in the Clouds: How Do I Really Get Started?"
Capitol Ballroom 6, Level 4

Cloud computing has gained momentum and presents a viable alternative for organizations. There are cases where a cloud solution is the right choice, some cases where it is not. Join this session to learn about areas requiring project consideration, including management and governance, vendor partnering and reliance, vendor management, jurisdictional issues, risk management, security, help desk/support, service portfolio management, data management and an exit strategy.

Additionally, panelists will discuss evaluation of business requirements, return on investment and how these solutions support the overall enterprise direction and the consolidation strategies being implemented.

Panelists

Samuel B Holcman
Chairman, Pinnacle Business Group, Inc.

Stuart R. Davis
Chief Information Officer and Assistant Director, Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Flint Waters
Chief Information Officer, State of Wyoming

Brenda Decker
Chief Information Officer, State of Nebraska

J.L. Albert
Associate Provost and Chief Information Officer, Georgia State University's Division of Information Systems and Technology

Discussion Facilitator

Kristin D. Russell
Secretary of Technology and Chief Information Officer, State of Colorado

2. "Staying Connected…Mobility"
Capitol Ballroom 5, Level 4

On the fast track, mobility is pervasive. The government, like the private sector, is adapting to the rapid changes in mobile technology. Join in on this session to discuss the mobile landscape, effects on government and reactions. Gain insights from federal and state perspectives on project implementation, challenges and lessons learned. Also, don't miss the state showcase to see firsthand the latest mobile applications.

Panelists

Gwynne Kostin
Director, Mobile, , Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, U.S General Services Administration

David Rogers
Research Associate, University of Central Florida; CEO, Allogy Interactive

Showcase

Claire Bailey
Chief Technology Officer and Director of Information Systems, State of Arkansas

Michael Armstrong
Chief Information Officer, City of Corpus Christi, Texas

Steven L. Henderson
Chief Information Officer, City of Lincoln and Lancaster County, Nebraska

Stephen Fletcher
Chief Information Officer and Executive Director, Department of Technology Services, State of Utah

Carlos Ramos
Secretary, California Technology Agency, State of California

3. "Staying Relevant to Citizens: Social Media"
Capitol Ballroom 7, Level 4

As the newest generation is being raised in a social media culture, how must government adapt and stay relevant to keep citizens involved? Join the experts to identify strategies to engage your citizens in building strong communities via social media. Studies show that citizens who engage with government online have a more positive view of government.

Panelists

Mark Schaefer
Adjunct Professor, Rutgers University

Lee Rainie
Director, Internet and American Life Project, Pew Research Center

David Behen
Chief Information Officer, State of Michigan

Joanne McNabb
Chief, Office of Privacy Protection, State of California

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Capitol Foyer North, Level 4
  Energy Break
4:30pm – 5:00 pm
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
  General Networking Session
"Group Think II: Corporate IT Trivia"

Are you up for the challenge and also want some fun networking time? Join a team and showcase your knowledge in the corporate IT trivia challenge. More of a spectator? Watch the competition and cheer on your favorite team.
5:30 pm
Hotel Lobby
  Check-in for Premier Sponsor-CIO Reception (State Members and Designated Sponsor Representatives Only)
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Depart from Hotel Lobby
  Premier Sponsor-CIO Reception (State Members and Designated Sponsor Representatives Only)

Wednesday, October 5

7:30 am – 11:00 am
Capitol Foyer, Level 4
  Registration and Information Center
7:30 am – 9:00 am
Capital Ballroom 5, Level 4
  State Deputies and Officials Breakfast Roundtables
NASCIO Local Member Breakfast Roundtables

Are you a state deputy or a local official? Utilize this time to connect with your peers. Tables will be designated at the breakfast.

8:00 am – 9:00 am
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
  Breakfast Roundtables

Network over breakfast with fellow state CIOs and corporate members.

9:30 am – 9:50 am
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
  Corporate Awards Presentation
"Marking Milestones and New Beginnings"

Corporate Members play a vital role in NASCIO's success. Join the NASCIO President for this recognition of companies that have reached significant milestones in their membership. We will also welcome the incoming Chair and Vice Chair of the Corporate Leadership Council (CLC).
9:50 am – 11:30 am
Capitol Ballroom 1-4, Level 4
 

Ignite Session and Topical Discussions
"Let's Talk Pain Points"

As a CIO, there are everyday responsibilities and long-term projects that keep you up at night. Some of these might include dealing with legislatures, agencies that don't understand the enterprise picture, funding constraints, IT procurement processes and more. This session will address the top-ranked pain points from a state CIO survey. After the discussion, panelists will host tables to allow participants to discuss the topics in detail and share ideas for easing the pain points.

Panelists

Bill Rogers
Commissioner and Chief Information Officer, State of New Hampshire

Jerry Fralick
Chief Information Officer, State of North Carolina

Dick Clark
Chief Information Officer, State of Montana

Kyle Schafer
Chief Technology Officer, State of West Virginia

Karen Robinson
Chief Technology Officer, State of Texas

Stephen Fletcher
Chief Information Officer and Executive Director, Department of Technology Services, State of Utah

Craig Orgeron
Chief Information Officer and Executive Director State of Mississippi

Sharon Minnich
Assistant Chief Information Officer, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Discussion Facilitator

Aldona Valicenti
Vice President, Global Government Market, CGI

11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Altitude Restaurant, Lobby Level
  State Member Closing Lunch (State Members Only)

Annual Conference Adjourns



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