The CIO Forum enables county CIOs, along with Premier Corporate Members, to collaborate on local government challenges and solutions. The CIO Forum is an invitation-only event, and requires separate registration in addition to conference registration.
Breakfast at the Conference Center
Opening Remarks by
Dr. Robert K Pittman Jr.
Chief Information Security Officer, Los Angeles County, Calif.
The Current Cybersecurity Landscape
A briefing on what the global cybersecurity landscape looks like, from ransomware to protecting data and how industry and governments are adapting to new threats.
Director, Security Response, Symantec
Senior Director of Operations, MS-ISAC
Creating a Dynamic IT Workforce: Retention, Training, and Outreach
How can counties attract top talent? How can counties keep their experienced IT workforce? How can counties increase minority and female participation in technology and help under-served communities rise up in the information economy? Answer these questions and more during the panel discussion on creating a dynamic IT workforce.
Chief Information Officer, Cook County, Ill.
IT Director, Winnebago County, Iowa
Managing Cyber Incidents: Cyber Exercise Demonstration
What decision points would a CIO or CISO face during a cyber incident? DHS will conduct a cyber exercise demonstration that walks participants through a hypothetical incident and opens up key discussion questions around the topic.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security State and Local Cybersecurity Engagement Program
Managing and Protecting County Critical Infrastructure
This panel will discuss the Internet of Things and other technologies that promise to revolutionize the way counties provide services and build and maintain infrastructure. It will also investigate how but our counties’ critical infrastructure is increasingly at risk of cyber threats.
Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Senior Director, IoT Security, Symantec
Rethinking County Services with 21st Century Technology: Lunch Townhall Discussion
Learn how counties should be thinking about mobile technologies, smart technologies and how data can be used to fundamentally change the way citizens interact with governments.
Director of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government
Head of Local Government Solutions, PayIt