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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m

Christian Carlson, Esri

The State of GIS

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Jack Dangermond, Founder and President, Esri

Data-Driven Accountability in Government

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m

Ron Galperin, Controller, Los Angeles, California

Networking Break

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

Building a Smart County

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Sharon Stanley, Director, Information Services, Cobb County, Georgia

Panel Discussion

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Morning Speakers

Connect People, Process & Infrastructure

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

John Thomas, Chief Performance Officer, DC DOT

Anthony Puzzo, Business Development Team Lead, Esri

Hosted Lunch

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

Moving Towards a Real-Time Government

1:30 p.m. ‐ 2:00 p.m.

Michael Sherwood, IT Director, Las Vegas, Nevada

Chris Nickola, State and Local Government Sales Lead, Esri


Shape a High-Performing Mobile Workforce

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Michael Jones, Deputy Sheriff, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, California

Shelby Hines, Solutions Engineer, Esri

Performance Management and Insights

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Dale Dean, Chief Strategic Performance & Innovation Officer, City of Southlake, Texas

Rachel Weeden, Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager, Esri

Networking Break

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Leveraging ArcGIS Solutions

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Scott Oppmann, State and Local Government Team Lead, Software Solutions Division, Esri

Lessons Learned from Disaster Response

3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion

Dana Carey, Office of Emergency Services Coordinator, Yolo County, CA

Christopher Fox, IT and GIS Director, Bay County, FL

Jose Lopez, Division Director, Enterprise Solutions, Miami-Dade County, Florida 

(Moderated by Christopher Thomas, Director of Government Markets, Esri)

The Intelligent Enterprise

4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Jonathan Behnke, CIO, San Diego, California

Bill Gough, Senior Director, Office of the CEO, SAP


4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Christian Carlson, Esri

Hosted Networking Reception

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m 

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Christian Carlson, Esri


Emerging Tech Trends in Government

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Mitch Herckis, Senior Editor and Director of Strategic Initiatives, Route Fifty

Machine Learning & AI

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

David Gollob, Cloud Solution Architect, Analytics and AI, Microsoft

Julian Soh, Senior Architect, Cloud Solutions (Azure), Microsoft

Pioneering the Future

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Lightning Talks

Nick O'Day, Chief Data Officer, City of Johns Creek, Georgia

Phillip LeClair, CIO, City of Pasadena, California with Captain Oscar Sepulveda, City of Pasadena Fire Department, California

Steven J. Steinberg, Geographic Information Officer, Los Angeles County, California with Beau Ryck, ArcGIS Indoors Account Executive

Networking Break

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 

Get the Most from Your GIS Investment

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Christie Pleiss, Manager, Services Programs, Esri

Implementing a System of Engagement

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Keith King, Sales Manager, Transportation Team, Esri

Enabling Smart Communities with GIS

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Dominik Tarolli and Christian Carlson, Esri

Hosted Lunch

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.    


Top Trends & the Role of IT Leaders

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion

Mike Hussey, CIO, State of Utah

Doug Mashkuri, Vice President and General Manager, Govloop

Jason Nelson, Executive Director for Partner Engagement, Smart Cities Council

Nick O'Day, CDO, City of Johns Creek, Georgia

John Ratliff, Director of Policy Innovation, Brookings Institution

(Moderated by Stephen Goldsmith, Director of the Innovations in American Government Program, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government)


Raising Your Data Literacy

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Sue Gander, Director of Environment, Energy & Transportation, National Governors Association

Jim Herries, Geographer, Esri


Wrap-Up and Q&A

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Jack Dangermond, Esri

Esri Campus Tour

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration is free, though seating is limited

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