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Schedule for Thursday, June 17, 2021

*Schedule is tentative at this time and session days/times may be adjusted until finalized.

6:30 am
7:00 am
7:30 am
8:00 am
8:30 am
9:00 am
9:30 am
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
5:00 pm
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
6:30 pm
7:00 pm
7:30 pm
8:00 pm
8:30 pm
9:00 pm
9:30 pm
10:00 pm
10:30 pm
11:00 pm
11:30 pm
12:00 am
GIS Track 1 (Dallas Rm)
GIS Track 1 (Dallas Rm)
5K Fun Run/3K Walk
6:30 am - 8:00 am

5K Fun Run/3K Walk

Meet in the Sheraton Lobby to carpool to the race location.

Join us bright and early Thursday morning for a Fun Run or Walk. We will meet at 6:30 am (it’s not that early-the sun will be up!) to carpool to the Clive Greenbelt Trail just a couple of minutes away. The run & walk will be held concurrently on the paved trail along the creek in the woods. Light refreshments will be provided after the event, and we plan to have everybody back in plenty of time to clean up before the first morning session begins at 9 am.

Prizes will go to the first place male and female runners and walkers!

Click to view the planned route

Please sign up through the conference registration. There are no additional costs to participate.

Breakfast
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Ballroom

Breakfast in the Ballroom

Registration
8:00 am - 9:00 am

The registration desk is located in the Waterfall Atrium area. Please stop by the desk to register for the conference or if you have any questions regarding the conference.

Announcements

Announcements in the Ballroom.

GIS Data Architecture Strategies for In-Database Analytics
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Title: GIS Data Architecture Strategies for In-Database Analytics

Description: In the world of GIS spatial analysis, the ability to fully leverage the power of in-database analytics greatly depends on the implementation of the Enterprise GIS database architecture. This presentation will explore the tools available to the data architect in both the Oracle and Postgres database environments, and provide case studies of the use of GIS data standards, data organization by schema and tablespace, data partitioning, database spatial functions, role assignments and spatial views in GIS implementation strategies for natural resource management. The presentation will also identify architecture requirements for data interoperability in multiple GIS client interfaces, including ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, QGIS, GDAL and psql. Finally, the presentation will provide methodologies for optimizing in-database spatial analytics using Python, Oracle PL/SQL, and Postgres PL/PgSQL.

Presenter: Tracy J. McLane, Iowa State University - Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology (CSSM)


Presenter Bio: Tracy J. (Engel) McLane is an experienced Senior Data Scientist with a demonstrated history of working on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data analytics and spatial problem-solving in the government (TVA, DOE) and the commercial engineering / construction industries. She is skilled in Spatial Database Management, Environmental Analyses, 3D Visualization, Computer Programming and Automation, Remote Sensing, Technical Collaboration, Customer Service, and GIS Project Planning. Strong information technology professional with a Master's of Science Degree in Geography from University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
Tracy is currently a Systems Analyst III for the Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology (CSSM) at Iowa State University, where she is architecting and automating GIS solutions for natural resource data in both Oracle and Postgres database environments.

Break

Pre-Planning, Mitigation & Damage Assessment
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Title: Pre-Planning, Mitigation & Damage Assessment

Description: Orion 3.0, the newest version of our mobile solution, helps with Disaster Planning, Hazard Mitigation, Damage Assessments, and Public Assistance projects.
• GIS Mapping: Gain situational awareness and upload shape files and layers. Orion even integrates with ArcGIS and WebEOC to enhance those systems.
• Disaster Planning and Training Exercises
• Streamline Damage Assessments
• Auto-fills FEMA Paperwork
• API Integration: Pushes data to ArcGIS and WebEOC
• Tax Data: Accesses your tax data and auto-calculates damages.
• Public Assistance Project Manager: Included module helps you track equipment, labor, materials and more; and includes FEMA cost codes.
• Hazard Mitigation
• Emergency Management, Roads, Public Works, Fire Departments, and more: All departments can use.
• Easy Access to Current and Past Damages: It's all about better documentation, and access to it, so you can see and use that data.

Presenters: Heidi Hesslre, Futurity IT Corp, Colleen Bresnahan


Presenter Bio: Heidi brings over 12 years of technology industry leadership to Futurity IT Corporation and oversees the corporate direction and strategy for development, sales & marketing. Heidi has established a "customer first" culture within Futurity IT that requires personal responsibility for exceptional customer service and support at every level of the company. Heidi has set the clear expectation that customer satisfaction is the only measure of Futurity IT's success. This level of customer accountability has led Futurity to expand to use in 30 states.
Heidi grew up in a farming community in Northern California where she lives now with her husband and three daughters. She earned her BA from the University of California, Davis and Juris Doctorate from Northwester California University School of Law.
"I'm proud that Futurity serves so many with software that helps communities prepare for & recover from emergencies.

New Datums Are Coming!

Title: New Datums Are Coming!

Description:The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is replacing the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83) and the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88). NOAA's National Geodetic Survey (NGS) will be replacing the datums of the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS in the year 2022 or later. The new 2022 datums are not just re-adjustments of the existing NAD83 & NAVD88 datums but total replacements, with significant coordinate shifts. The release of the new datums has been delayed, however NGS is continuing to press forward on the new reference frames and subsequent roll-out. This presentation will cover a brief history of mapping datums, state plane coordinate systems, low distortion coordinate systems, the modernized NSRS and the retirement party for the U.S. Survey Foot.

Presenters: Dan Corbin


Presenter Bios: Dan Corbin is an American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Certified Photogrammetrist (CP) with over 30 years of experience. Dan provides consulting services to state, county, municipal and private enterprises. As an early adopter of Global Positioning Services (GPS) surveying technology, Dan has a long history with the installation and maintenance of geodetic control networks in The State of Iowa.

Lunch (Ballroom)
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Lunch in the Ballroom

IGIC Meeting
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

The IGIC Board will hold a meeting in the Polk Room. All IGIC members (or just IGIC curious) are encouraged to attend.

So You Want to Make a Hub Site...
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

b>Title: So You Want to Make a Hub Site...

Description: The ability to craft and tell stories with maps and data has enchanted GIS practitioners for as long as the discipline is old. In ArcGIS there are SO many ways to share content, narratives, and initiatives, it can be difficult to choose the best vessel for your work! From StoryMaps to Experience Builder and Hub Premium to Enterprise Sites, join us to learn the two simple questions to guide your decision and create rich, interactive media that enthralls your audience and showcases your craft.



Presenter: Nicole Grams, ESRI


Presenter Bio: Nicole Grams joined Esri’s Saint Louis Office in 2019 as a Solution Engineer for State Government. Prior, she worked in city and county government in Milwaukee, WI, and in a wide array of industries from hazard modeling and insurance to precision agriculture. Nicole holds a BS in Meteorology that she considers most useful for its role in introducing her to GIS (and her husband), and an MS in Geoinformatics.

Getting Real-time with ArcGIS Velocity
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Title: Getting Real-time with ArcGIS Velocity

Description: The Internet of Things (IoT) is accelerating the influx of streaming data, but opportunities to match that tempo with real-time analysis can be intimidating. ArcGIS Velocity is a processing and analysis capability of ArcGIS Online that can help you get up to speed on big data processing without managing your own infrastructure. We’ll show you how to pick up the pace of analyzing patterns, finding locations, and managing, summarizing, and enriching virtually any type of high-velocity data.



Presenter: Nicole Grams, ESRI


Presenter Bio: Nicole Grams joined Esri’s Saint Louis Office in 2019 as a Solution Engineer for State Government. Prior, she worked in city and county government in Milwaukee, WI, and in a wide array of industries from hazard modeling and insurance to precision agriculture. Nicole holds a BS in Meteorology that she considers most useful for its role in introducing her to GIS (and her husband), and an MS in Geoinformatics.

Exhibitor Break & Drawings

Afternoon Break in the Ballroom

Free Time
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free time

Sun Deck Happy Hour
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sheraton Sun Deck or Waterfall Atrium (if inclement weather)

Join your fellow ITAG conference attendees for a little music and refreshment on the deck.

ITAG Banquet & Awards
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ballroom

ITAG Banquet in the Ballroom

Evening Entertainment
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ballroom





After Hours
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Rooms will be open and available for a networking and fun after the evening Banquet & Entertainment. Bring your own games, beverage, snacks, etc., and catch up with fellow ITAG attendees.


GIS Track 2 (Hancock Rm)
GIS Track 2 (Hancock Rm)
5K Fun Run/3K Walk
6:30 am - 8:00 am

5K Fun Run/3K Walk

Meet in the Sheraton Lobby to carpool to the race location.

Join us bright and early Thursday morning for a Fun Run or Walk. We will meet at 6:30 am (it’s not that early-the sun will be up!) to carpool to the Clive Greenbelt Trail just a couple of minutes away. The run & walk will be held concurrently on the paved trail along the creek in the woods. Light refreshments will be provided after the event, and we plan to have everybody back in plenty of time to clean up before the first morning session begins at 9 am.

Prizes will go to the first place male and female runners and walkers!

Click to view the planned route

Please sign up through the conference registration. There are no additional costs to participate.

Breakfast
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Ballroom

Breakfast in the Ballroom

Registration
8:00 am - 9:00 am

The registration desk is located in the Waterfall Atrium area. Please stop by the registration desk to register for the conference or if you have any questions regarding the conference.

Announcements

Announcements in the Ballroom.

Enhancing Code Enforcement with GIS
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Title: Enhancing Code Enforcement with GIS

Description: With a population nearing 68,000 and limited staff, the City of Waterloo's Code Enforcement Dept manages over 5,000 code violations each year. The City faced challenges of struggling to keep violation data centralized, integrating with other systems, sharing data across departments and improving efficiency between field and office staff. The City looked to GIS and a partnership with Pro-West & Associates to address these common challenges. Through workflow evaluations with City staff, several solutions, including a public-facing violation reporter, internal web solution to edit and manage violations, field data collection and a dashboard for quick access to valuable statistics, were configured using out of the box Esri technology to enhance and streamline the violation process.

Presenter: Ben Wagner, City of Waterloo and Kyle Wikstrom, Pro-West & Associates


Presenter Bio: Ben Wagner, Draftsperson, City of Waterloo, Iowa Engineering Dept. Ben has spent the last 9 years working to build Waterloo's GIS from an almost entirely paper-based system to the Enterprise environment it has today. He has previously worked in GIS for Black Hawk County, IA and Linn County, IA. Kyle Wikstrom, Solutions Architect, Pro-West & Associates Kyle Wikstrom serves as a Solutions Architect at Pro-West, where he helps local government organizations evaluate, configure, and deploy solutions through Esri’s ArcGIS Platform. He has extensive experience with ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Hub and was instrumental in Pro-West receiving designation as an Esri Specialty Partner for both products. Kyle stays informed of emerging location technologies and designs solutions that are based on common workflow patterns that address critical business needs.

Break

Using QuickCapture for Field Observations

Title: Using QuickCapture for Field Observations

Managing photos with a digital camera can be incredibly cumbersome and inefficient. Using a cell phone can fill up cloud storage quickly and organizing the images isn't much better. We found a better way to manage our field observation photos with ArcGIS QuickCapture. The minimalistic user interface is easy for field workers with no GIS experience to use. Field workers can categorize a photo with a tap of a button and images are viewable in real time by project managers back in the office. We discuss how to set up a project, use it to capture field observations, and view the results in a web application and dashboard.

Presenter: Micah Cutler, Clapsaddle-Garber Associates, Inc.


Presenter Bio: Micah Cutler is the GIS Director for Clapsaddle-Garber Associates, Inc.

Modest But Incremental Proposal: Moving Recurring Inspections from Paper to Digital

Title: Modest But Incremental Proposal: Moving Recurring Inspections from Paper to Digital

Description: A simple request to rid our company of paper check sheets led to utilizing tablets and ESRI products: Survey 123, Web Apps, and Dashboards. This created cost-savings in labor and allowed for the distribution of information to stakeholders. The project began as an attempt to have field technicians shift from marking on a paper check sheet to entering data in a spread sheet on a laptop. This check sheet was a requirement for our insurance but proved to be a small portion of the entire monthly substation inspection process. After several discussions, the full inspection process became the subject of digitization on a tablet. A detailed data collection plan developed after accompanying a field inspection, followed up with several more ‘in the weeds’ discussions. With data collection solidified, attention shifted to creating dashboards for managers. Questions then came of quality assurance/quality control that led to tools for review of the field data collected and lastly, displaying appropriate data for the insurance and government compliance agents necessitated creating even more tools for each party.

Presenter: Gabriel M. Jones, GISP, Muscatine Power and Water


Presenter Bio: Gabriel Jones, GISP is a GIS Programmer – System Analyst for Muscatine Power and Water. Gabriel earned an undergraduate degree in History, Political Science, and Russian and East European Studies and a master’s degree in Education at the University of Kentucky. He won a University of Tennessee - Tennessee Press Association journalism award for his article on a Holocaust survivor speaking with local students. Gabriel entered the world of GIS over ten years ago, assisting a Property Assessor convert to digital mapping records. Before joining MPW, he worked for a national contractor primarily working on gas leak detection and sewer line inspections. Gabriel lives in Muscatine with his wife, Terri.

Change Detection using Point Cloud Data

Title: Change Detection using Point Cloud Data

Workshop Description: : The increase in the availability of high-resolution lidar and other point cloud datasets has given rise to the use of this data for detecting change in the environment over time. Continual improvements in airborne technology and the miniaturization of the requisite sensors has cultivated a nimble new branch of the industry that provides cost-effective data collection services virtually on demand. This ability to employ temporal analysis of the geospatial landscape has applications in forestry, agriculture, mining, urban planning, civil engineering, and many other fields. In this presentation, we will use Global Mapper to explore two scenarios in which change has occurred at different scales, and subsequently we will consider two different procedures for identifying this change.

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Presenter Bio: David McKittrick is Training and Outreach Manager at Blue Marble Geographics in Hallowell, Maine. A graduate of the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland, McKittrick has spent over 30 years in the field of GIS and mapping, focusing on the application and implementation of spatial technology within a wide variety of industries and vertical markets. McKittrick has designed and delivered hundreds of GIS training classes, seminars, and presentations and has authored dozens of articles and papers for numerous business and trade publications.

Lunch (Ballroom)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch in the Ballroom

Updating a Town's GIS Infrastructure
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Title: Updating a Town's GIS Infrastructure

Description: This presentation will focus on how the water division of an Indiana town migrated to a modern GIS system to improve workflow and location accuracy. More specifically: When the Town of Bremen, Indiana Water Department has a water main break, the public wants to know two things: will this affect me and for how long? When you are working with outdated or bad data about a town’s infrastructure, solving these issues quickly and effectively becomes that much harder. The Seiler GIS Mapping team, including Brett Wiedemann (GIS/sales) and Jay Riester (Sr. Mapping Support Technician), provided a solution to help Superintendent Alex Mikel and the Town of Bremen Water Department migrate from legacy ArcPad/ArcMap and the Trimble Geo 6000 XH to the new Trimble® R2 GNSS system and ArcGIS Collector and ArcGIS Pro mapping software. Alex’s team also received personalized training sessions from Seiler to ensure everyone was confident using the equipment and software. Using the new system, “If we have a water main break, I can pull up my map and know exactly where every shut-off valve for every house is and know exactly which houses are being affected,” Alex said. In addition the presentation will highlight additional GIS and GNSS solutions applicable to State and Local Governments achieving infrastructure management objectives.


Presenters: Jay Riester

Joe Bima
Presenter Bio: : Jay Riester is a Certified Trimble Mapping Trainer and has a Geography degree from UW-Oshkosh, WI. He has worked in the GPS/GIS data collection and Mobile Imagery industry for 25 years.
Since 2007, Jay has worked for Seiler Instrument as a Senior GPS/GIS Applications Specialist providing to customers GNSS field solutions and technical support for both Trimble and Esri field applications.
Jay is also a GeoMentor thru American Association of Geographers and Esri.

Joe Bima (B.S. Surveying Engineering, Iowa State University 1986 – MO RLS #2329 1989 (currently inactive status)) Joe has been engaged in the Civil Infrastructure Engineering industry with one foot in GIS, one foot in Civil Engineering, one hand in Surveying and one hand in Photogrammetry/LiDAR for 30+ years. His experiences involve working for engineering firms, a mapping firm, a satellite imaging company, several technology development companies and most recently a geospatial technology dealer/partner company (Seiler Geospatial 1.3 years)

Importance of Accurate Corners Roundtable
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Title: Importance of Accurate Corners Roundtable

Description:Accuracy is important in GIS, but due to the organization of our systems, accuracy is generally thought of as exclusive to the items we are responsible for. In Iowa, this works well for most County and Local Government processes as long as those processes occur within jurisdictional boundaries. But what happens when services extend beyond those boundaries? What role does GIS play in creating barriers to success and what solutions can GIS provide?

Presenters: Lawrence Hartpence, Jon Lubke


Presenter Bio: : Lawrence Hartpence is a GIS Analyst with the City of West Des Moines and is active on the IGIC Geodetics Committee.
Jon Lubke received his BS in Fish & Wildlife biology from Iowa State University in 1994 and has been working in GIS in various positions since. He is currently the GIS director for Winneshiek County.

Exhibitor Break & Drawings

Afternoon Break in the Ballroom

Free Time
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free time

Sun Deck Happy Hour
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sheraton Sun Deck or Waterfall Atrium (if inclement weather)

Join your fellow ITAG conference attendees for a little music and refreshment on the deck.

ITAG Banquet & Awards
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ballroom

ITAG Banquet in the Ballroom

Evening Entertainment
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ballroom





After Hours
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Rooms will be open and available for a networking and fun after the evening Banquet & Entertainment. Bring your own games, beverage, snacks, etc., and catch up with fellow ITAG attendees.


IT Track 1 (Polk Rm)
IT Track 1 (Polk Rm)
5K Fun Run/3K Walk
6:30 am - 8:00 am

5K Fun Run/3K Walk

Meet in the Sheraton Lobby to carpool to the race location.

Join us bright and early Thursday morning for a Fun Run or Walk. We will meet at 6:30 am (it’s not that early-the sun will be up!) to carpool to the Clive Greenbelt Trail just a couple of minutes away. The run & walk will be held concurrently on the paved trail along the creek in the woods. Light refreshments will be provided after the event, and we plan to have everybody back in plenty of time to clean up before the first morning session begins at 9 am.

Prizes will go to the first place male and female runners and walkers!

Click to view the planned route

Please sign up through the conference registration. There are no additional costs to participate.

Breakfast
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Ballroom

Breakfast in the Ballroom

Registration
8:00 am - 9:00 am

The registration desk is located in the Waterfall Atrium area. Please stop by the desk to register for the conference or if you have any questions regarding the conference.

Announcements

Announcements in the Ballroom.

Iowa Land Records Collaboration Discussion - Phil Dunshee and Kelly Wallace
9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Break

Solutions for the Modern Workplace
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Title: Solutions for the Modern Workplace

Description: Come join us for a for a presentation with Heartland Business Systems, NetApp and Rubrik where we discuss the challenges businesses face today while trying to adapt to the modern workplace. These challenges have been driven by ransomware, COVID-19, cloud strategy and ever challenging budgets. This interactive session will detail how Heartland Business Systems works with its partners to provide a path forward for IT departments and business alike to facilitate business continuity even during the most challenging circumstances. With industry leading manufacture partners and top tier local engineers we look forward to developing and implementing custom solutions that are proven to maximize business efficiency.


Presenters: Chris Wilson, Heartland Business Systems
John Streff, NetApp


Presenters Bio: Chris Wilson has been in the IT industry for 14 years and has been deeply involved in State, County, and Government IT for the last 6 years. Chris works for Heartland Business Systems as the Enterprise Systems Manager of Iowa, and also fills the role of Infrastructure manager for one of the largest cities in Iowa. With a career focused on enterprise compute, enterprise storage, backup, disaster recovery, virtualization, virtual desktop infrastructure, automation, compliance, security and hybrid cloud.

John Streff is a 25-year technology professional focusing on Data Management and Data Storage Solutions. Currently a Solutions Engineer with NetApp, John works with customers on solving data transformation challenges faced in today's modern business world. John has been in his current role at NetApp since 2007 and continues his passion as a technology enthusiast. John is based out of the Des Moines area.

Open Source 101 & SQL Injection 101

Title: Open Source 101 & SQL Injection 101

Description: Open Source 101
What is Open Source?
How can I use it today?
How can I take part?
How can code I write or hire to be written become open source?

SQL Injection 101 What is SQL Injection?
How does it happen?
Why is it so dangerous?
Why is it so prevalent?
How do we detect it and protect ourselves?


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Lunch (Ballroom)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch in the Ballroom

ICUBE - Tyler User Group Meeting
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

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What do Elected Officials Expect from Technology
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Title: What do Elected Officials Expect from Technology

Description: A panel of elected officials will talk about what they expect from technology and the struggles they have with technology in their day to day jobs. An open conversation may break out.


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IT Director 101

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Presenters: Joel Rohne, Eric Guth


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State of Iowa Hardware and Software Contracts

Title: State of Iowa (OCIO) Hardware and Software Contracts

Description: A recent change in state law allows cities and counties to use OCIO contracts for hardware, software and services. Learn about cost-saving contracts that are available to counties. No need to go through a long drawn out procurement process---we've already done that for you! And, we have negotiated contracts with strong technology terms and conditions.

Presenter: OCIO


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Exhibitor Break & Drawings

Afternoon Break in the Ballroom

Free Time
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free time

Sun Deck Happy Hour
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sheraton Sun Deck or Waterfall Atrium (if inclement weather)

Join your fellow ITAG conference attendees for a little music and refreshment on the deck.

ITAG Banquet & Awards
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ballroom

ITAG Banquet in the Ballroom

Evening Entertainment
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ballroom





After Hours
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Rooms will be open and available for a networking and fun after the evening Banquet & Entertainment. Bring your own games, beverage, snacks, etc., and catch up with fellow ITAG attendees.


IT Track 2 (Woodbury/Shelby Rm)
IT Track 2 (Woodbury/Shelby Rm)
5K Fun Run/3K Walk
6:30 am - 8:00 am

5K Fun Run/3K Walk

Meet in the Sheraton Lobby to carpool to the race location.

Join us bright and early Thursday morning for a Fun Run or Walk. We will meet at 6:30 am (it’s not that early-the sun will be up!) to carpool to the Clive Greenbelt Trail just a couple of minutes away. The run & walk will be held concurrently on the paved trail along the creek in the woods. Light refreshments will be provided after the event, and we plan to have everybody back in plenty of time to clean up before the first morning session begins at 9 am.

Prizes will go to the first place male and female runners and walkers!

Click to view the planned route

Please sign up through the conference registration. There are no additional costs to participate.

Breakfast
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Ballroom

Breakfast in the Ballroom

Registration
8:00 am - 9:00 am

The registration desk is located in the Waterfall Atrium area. Please stop by the desk to register for the conference or if you have any questions regarding the conference.

Announcements

Announcements in the Ballroom.

Cybersecurity Best Practices and Federally Funded Resources to Assist You
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Title: Cybersecurity Best Practices and Federally Funded Resources to Assist You

Description: There are countless frameworks and individual best practices that people leverage to better their cybersecurity posture, but searching for resources to assist you can be overwhelming. This presentation will align some no-cost resources available from the MS-ISAC, DHS, and other partners to some key best practices so you can get started in implementation right away!

Presenter: Kyle Bryans, Senior Program Specialist, MS-ISAC

Break

Microsoft 365 Compliance Score and eDiscovery
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Title: Microsoft 365 Compliance Score and eDiscovery

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Presenter: Thomas Moen, State and Local Government Lead, Microsoft


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Financial Cloud Governance – Reducing Overage Risks

Title: Financial Cloud Governance – Reducing Overage Risks

Description: Public cloud delivers enormous benefits to help drive innovation, deliver efficient resources and serve as a rich platform to meet the needs of the modern organization. IT leaders need to ensure they are purchasing the right cloud services and capabilities without incurring unnecessary overages from Cloud usage.

Presenter: Sandeep Sinha, SLED Market Leader for Digital Innovation at Insight


Presenter Bio: Sandeep Sinha is part of Insight’s Digital Innovation national sales team and leads Insight’s Digital Innovation strategy for Public Sector. He’s responsible for developing and driving GTM and sales strategy to deliver business outcomes for our SLED clients. He is focused on driving Cloud and Data/AI adoption in accounts across the country.

Lunch (Ballroom)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch in the Ballroom

What do Elected Officials Expect from Technology (Polk Room)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Title: What do Elected Officials Expect from Technology

Description: A panel of elected officials will talk about what they expect from technology and the struggles they have with technology in their day to day jobs. An open conversation may break out.


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Attack and Mitigation of Office 365 Ransomware
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Title: Attack and Mitigation of Office 365 Ransomware

Description: “With the proliferation of Ransomware in the news every single day, how do you protect your most critical business services… specifically Microsoft Office 365? Veeam Systems Engineer Daniel Klemz will go over what a Ransomware attack looks like from the attackers perspective, and then discuss how to recover if one of these attacks occurs.”

Presenter: Daniel Klemz, Veeam Systems Engineer


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Exhibitor Break & Drawings

Afternoon Break in the Ballroom

Free Time
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free time

Sun Deck Happy Hour
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Sheraton Sun Deck or Waterfall Atrium (if inclement weather)

Join your fellow ITAG conference attendees for a little music and refreshment on the deck.

ITAG Banquet & Awards
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ballroom

ITAG Banquet in the Ballroom

Evening Entertainment
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ballroom





After Hours
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Rooms will be open and available for a networking and fun after the evening Banquet & Entertainment. Bring your own games, beverage, snacks, etc., and catch up with fellow ITAG attendees.