Technology Innovation Summit Part I

Jul. 21, 2016 , 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Regency Ballroom A

The two-day Technology Innovation Summit educates county elected officials on how technology can reduce costs and improve constituent services, with a particular emphasis on how counties have applied these technologies.  All attendees of the NACo Annual Conference are invited to participate in the summit. Click here to register for the NACo Annual Conference and Exposition.

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Technology Innovation Summit Part I | Part II

2:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks

The Hon. Joe Briggs

Commissioner, Cascade County, Mont.

2:05 p.m.

Data-Driven Justice

Learn how overcoming challenges in data collection and information exchange in criminal justice and social services can lead to better individual care and reduced taxpayer cost of recidivism.

Louise Wasilewski

CEO, Acivilate

2:35 p.m.

FirstNet: Safe & Secure Communities through Connectivity

The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) is currently building a first of its kind interoperable wireless broadband network for first responders. Learn more about the capabilities of the FirstNet network, and how local officials can get involved in planning and implementation.

Jeanette Kennedy

Office of Government Affairs, FirstNet

3:05 p.m.

Connecting Americans: The Community Connectivity Initiative

Learn how this NTIA initiative is helping counties plan, fund and build broadband networks to connect county residents and businesses across America.

Lynn Chadwick

Senior Communications Policy Specialist, National Telecommunications & Information Administration

3:35 p.m.

Sharing Rides, Saving Lives

Ride-sharing apps are changing the way we get around, keeping unsafe drivers off the road and reducing congestion. Learn how tech companies are working with local governments and community partners to leverage mobile ride-sharing platforms to foster safer streets.

Dorothy Chou

Head of Public Policy for Safety, Privacy and Security, Uber

4:05 p.m.

Networking Break

4:15 p.m.

Smart Communities with Geographic Information Systems

Take a look into some of the applications of smart communities.  Engage citizens to find out what they want, use transparency to show them what you’re doing, collaborate with businesses to grow a competitive, innovative economy and share data across departments to boost efficiency and productivity.

Richard Leadbeater

Global Solutions Manager, Esri

4:45 p.m.

Big Solutions on a Small Budget

Discover the unique technology services, solutions and savings available through NACo’s purchasing program, U.S. Communities. This special interactive session will include prize giveaways and the opportunity to connect directly with solutions providers.

Cathy Muse

Director of the Department of Purchasing and Supply Management, Fairfax County, Va.

5:30 p.m.

Technology Innovators Reception

The Technology Innovators Reception is sponsored by U.S. Communities. Attendees will have the chance to network with colleagues and U.S. Communities suppliers and enter to win unique prizes.

Technology Innovation Summit Part I | Part II

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