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RETURNING TO THE SAINT PAUL RIVERCENTRE, DECEMBER 10-12, 2019!

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The Government IT Symposium brings together over 1,000 IT leaders and professionals from across the spectrum of government agencies and systems, along with their private and civic sector partners, for three days of engagement, inspiration and information.

As the country's longest running government IT event, and the region's biggest, this is THE place to join your colleagues and focus on using IT innovations, integration and intelligence to support the public good.

Government IT Symposium

"This is THE single best government technology symposium in the region."

"Overall, I feel that the symposium was excellent! The sessions contained a wealth of valuable information, and the keynote speakers were superb. My experience was first-rate!"

"I find the conference a valuable experience every year that I attend."

"Loved the hands-on exhibits and finding out what innovative stuff is happening in state and local government!"

 

Keynote Speaker

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Keynote Speaker Chris Dancy

Featured on Showtime's Dark Net, the cover of Businessweek, interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, NPR, the BBC, Fox News and Wired. Purveyor of TED talks. Subject of TED talks.

Chris Dancy is touted as "the Most Connected Man on Earth," and the world is watching those connections carefully. For 25 years, Dancy has served in leadership within the technology and healthcare industries, specializing in the intersection of the two. Chris entered the public dialog concerning digital health as the media started to focus on wearable technology. He earned his moniker by utilizing up to 700 sensors, devices, applications, and services to track, analyze, and optimize his life--from his calorie intake to his spiritual well-being. This quantification enables him to see the connections of otherwise invisible data, resulting in dramatic upgrades to his health, productivity, and quality of life.

A noted keynote speaker and executive workshop retreat facilitator, Chris guides organizations and audiences on a journey--a disruptive, breathtaking journey--into the future of computing, when behavior becomes the ultimate interface. As a author his digital wellness journey will transform how we look at the technology of our lives. "Don't Unplug" is available for preorder now.

 

IT Symposium REGISTRATION

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GET ENGAGED

The Government IT Symposium is about bringing people together - to connect with each other, find common ground and build a community of professionals engaged in making government and our communities better.

"I've seen a lot of great conversations happening, and a lot of amazing interactions. Because of its size, and because it grabs people from all around government, it's just a really valuable networking opportunity."

- Scott Burns, President & CEO, GovDelivery

GET INSPIRED

The Government IT Symposium will leave you feeling energized - being around like-minded people, hearing new ideas and seeing and experiencing new technologies will rejuvenate your focus, boost your morale and strengthen you commitment to your work.

"I would come back in a second. There's a lot of energy here, and there's so much excitement, it just charges you up for your job, and charges you up to get back to the office and try some new things."

- Kelly Clausen, Hennepin County

BE INFORMED

There is so much knowledge and experience to tap into at the Government IT Symposium. Whether it's something you've been struggling with, something you've been curious about or something you want to know more about, you will find your answers here. Come and learn from national industry-leading experts as well as your peers next door.

"If you don't come to these kinds of things and listen to what other people are saying, then the future is going to have a real strong resemblance to the past."

- Ronan Rooney, IBM

 

2018 Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

Joint Platinum Sponsorship

Gold Sponsors

 

BE A SPONSOR

Gain multi-layered access to the Midwest's largest audience of government IT professionals as a 2019 Conference Sponsor!

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Check out the variety of different sponsorships available.

Sponsorships and exhibit space available on a first-come, first served based. Limited sponsorships available.

Register to Sponsor or Exhibit

Why Sponsor/Exhibit:

Attendees Need Your Products and Services
Public and civic sectors invest billions of dollars every year on information and communication technologies and are relying more and more on private sector partners to provide these technologies.

Attendees are Decision Makers
More than 60 percent of attendees are in leadership, management or professional positions and are looking for new solutions to meet their needs.

Attendees Visit Booths
Over 75% of attendees in 2018 visited the sponsors and exhibitors and rated the experience as positive.

Your Competitors Will Be There
Check out the list of 2018 sponsors. This is a must attend event to keep up with industry trends and be seen!

Show your Support
Be identified among a core group of companies and organizations that are recognized as partners in the effort to help improve critical services for our communities.

"Cisco has been a sponsor of the MN Government IT Symposium for over 10 years. We have found this is to be the most effective event in Minnesota for reaching our public sector customers."

- Bill Bleckwehl, Cisco

"The conference is a great opportunity to get the private and public sector to work together."

- Ronan Rooney, IBM

"We can create a place where vendors and the government entities that use their products can meet together and talk about them outside the procurement process and hopefully bring new solutions to bare for problems that we face."

- James Kauth, MN.IT Services