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Friday, August 10
 

8:00am

Registration, Continental Breakfast, & Networking
Friday August 10, 2018 8:00am - 8:30am
Dean Board Room Village of Oak Brook - Butler Government Center

8:30am

IT and #MeToo: How Technology Departments Can Help Fight Workplace Harassment
While we typically think of workplace harassment as an HR issue, technology is often front and center in harassment investigations. This presentation will provide a brief overview of the law regarding workplace harassment and discuss how technology departments can help their organizations prevent harassment and investigate allegations of harassment when they occur.

Speakers
avatar for William Pokorny

William Pokorny

Partner, Franczek Radelet


Friday August 10, 2018 8:30am - 9:15am
Dean Board Room Village of Oak Brook - Butler Government Center

9:15am

Break & Networking
Friday August 10, 2018 9:15am - 9:35am
Dean Board Room Village of Oak Brook - Butler Government Center

9:35am

Trends in Cybersecurity & Keeping Data Safe - Palo Alto Platinum Presentation
Technology is part of our everyday livesstate and local governments are increasingly leveraging technology to serve their constituents, collecting and storing valuable information in the process. Any disruption of service or loss of data can be costly or even life threatening. This session will examine trends in Cybersecurity and considerations that governments should make to keep this data safe.

Speakers
avatar for John Shelest

John Shelest

Systems Engineer, State, Local Government, and Education, Palo Alto Networks


Friday August 10, 2018 9:35am - 10:20am
Dean Board Room Village of Oak Brook - Butler Government Center

10:20am

Break & Networking
Friday August 10, 2018 10:20am - 10:40am
Dean Board Room Village of Oak Brook - Butler Government Center

10:40am

Public Sector Applications of Blockchain Technology
You hear a lot on the news these days about Bitcoin, but there is so much more to blockchain. Dr. Stephen Kleinschmit of the UIC Department of Public Administration will present "Public Sector Applications of Blockchain Technology." Come learn how distributed ledger systems will fundamentally change public sector operations, with an emphasis on promising applications for state and local government.

Speakers
avatar for Stephen Kleinschmit

Stephen Kleinschmit

Clinical Assistant Professor, UIC Department of Public Administration
Stephen Kleinschmit, Ph.D., is the director of program development and engagement and Clinical Assistant Professor in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Department of Public Administration. In May 2018, he will become the director of its Master of Public Administration program... Read More →


Friday August 10, 2018 10:40am - 11:35am
Dean Board Room Village of Oak Brook - Butler Government Center

11:40am

Trends in Data Protection and Multi-Cloud Data Management
Each year companies create exponential more data and store this data in more and more places, both on-premises and in the cloud.  Protecting this data and the movement of the data in and out of the data center into the cloud poses unique challenges for managing 'data-fragmentation'.  This session will examine the trends of what is driving the need to go beyond plain backup and move towards Multi-Cloud Data Management.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Lauer

Justin Lauer

Field CTO, Rubrik
Justin Lauer is an industry veteran with over 18 years of experience on the customer, reseller, consulting and vendor side. Justin currently serves as a Field CTO for Rubrik supporting strategic sales opportunities with account teams, closely following industry trends and direction... Read More →


Friday August 10, 2018 11:40am - 12:25pm
Dean Board Room Village of Oak Brook - Butler Government Center

12:25pm

Lunch & Networking
Friday August 10, 2018 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Lunch Conference Room

1:15pm

GMIS Illinois Board Meeting - All members welcome
Friday August 10, 2018 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Dean Board Room Village of Oak Brook - Butler Government Center