Chief Information Officer Forum

Jul. 21, 2016 , 7:30 am – 1:30 pm
103 BC

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.

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast at the Conference Center

Opening Remarks by

Dr. Robert K Pittman Jr.

Chief Information Security Officer, Los Angeles County, Calif.

8:00 a.m.

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.

Kevin Haley

Director, Security Response, Symantec

Gina Chapman

Senior Director of Operations, MS-ISAC

9:00 a.m.

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.

Simona Rollinson

Chief Information Officer, Cook County, Ill.

Eric Guth

IT Director, Winnebago County, Iowa

10:00 a.m.

Networking Break

10:15 a.m.

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.

David Stern

U.S. Department of Homeland Security State and Local Cybersecurity Engagement Program

11:15 a.m.

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.

Brian Bodor

Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Brian Witten

Senior Director, IoT Security, Symantec

12:30 p.m.

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.

Stephen Goldsmith

Director of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

Luke Norris

Head of Local Government Solutions, PayIt