2019 IT SYMPOSIUM

SESSIONS INFORMATION

The Government IT Symposium sessions have been organized in the following five Session Tracks (topic areas). Choose to follow one track for the conference, or create your own unique learning journey! To search, click on the icons below to organize by tracks, or select the buttons for Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday to jump to that day’s sessions.

Sessions will continue to be added and/or changed, so please check back regularly for updates. Registered attendees can also get session updates on the Symposium mobile app. To download the app, search “GTS Educational Events” in the App Store or Google Play Store. Once in the app, click on the 2019 Government IT Symposium event, then click “Join” to claim your profile and create a password.

GEEK SCHOOL

Training/information on Specific Products or Processes

FUTURE IS NOW

Innovation, Insights & Trends

CAREER VOYAGE

Personal and Professional Development

GOT
GAAS?

Government-as-a Service/Service to Citizens

KEEP IT
SAFE

Security, Risk Management & Data Privacy

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11

Breakfast Sessions (Optional)
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Please join us for an optional breakfast session to kick off your Symposium journey. There is an additional $35 charge, which includes a hot breakfast. Space is limited – register for one of the sessions below to reserve your seat!

Government IT and the Legislative Process:  Creating Partnerships and Conversations for Success–Breakfast Session

Easiest Catch: Don’t Be Another Fish in the Dark ‘Net–Breakfast Session

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12

About GTS Educational Events

If you are a nonprofit or public sector group looking to create a conference, workshop or educational event with impact, look to GTS. We believe educational events are successful when participants learn and grow and then return to their organizations and communities to make them stronger. We look forward to continuing our work with the broad spectrum of organizations striving to make a difference for the people and communities they serve.

Steering Committee

Alex Hepp, City of Hopkins
Bill Bleckwehl, Cisco
Dave Andrews, DEED
Jay Wyant, Minnesota IT Services
Jim Hall, Ramsey County
Matt Bailey, IBM
Melissa Reeder, League of Minnesota Cities
Nathan Beran, City of New Ulm
Sue Wallace, IT Futures Foundation
Lisa Meredith, Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative
Justin Kaufman, Minnesota IT Services
Renee Heinbuch, Washington County/MNCITLA
Jerine Rosato, Ramsey County
David Berthiaume, Minnesota IT Services
Cory Tramm, Sourcewell Tech 

Content Committee

Tomas Alvarez, Federal Reserve
Tom Ammons, MN.IT – Central
Dave Andrews, MN State Services for the Blind
Susan Bousquet, MN.IT – DOT
Robert Granvin, Metro State
Alex Hepp, City of Hopkins
Shawntan Howell, Ramsey County
Jenny Johnson, Metropolitan Council
Millicent Kasal, MN.IT – Central
Ping Li, MN.IT – MMB
Chibuzor Nnaji, MN.IT – DHS
Mehrdad Shabestari, MN.IT – Central