2023 Government Innovation Show – Virginia

Government Innovation
Virginia

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Richmond, VA | 8am ET

Event Overview

In an increasingly digital world, government leaders need tools and systems that allow them to move expediently and collaboratively. These leaders also need to ensure that their citizens can access their services, particularly in underserved communities. The fact each government agency often determines its own operational strategies, however, presents an enormous roadblock. Scattered, piecemeal technological implementation has resulted in agencies often being out of sync with one another. 

This mismatch has long prevented agencies from operating at their full collaborative and innovative potential. Instead of scrambling to catch up – as government agencies across the world had to do during the COVID-19 pandemic – agencies now have a chance to think ahead and modernize to better prepare for future opportunities – and risks. 

How can the public sector solve this multi-pronged problem to realize long term benefits and capture the full potential of contemporary innovations? 

This is the question we will explore at Public Sector Network’s Government Innovation Virginia program. Join our prestigious speaking faculty as they address how people, processes, and technology all contribute to advancing government innovation throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. This one-day event will provide the ideal meeting place to learn, collaborate and discuss current trends and best practices. 

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Benefits  of Attending

 Examine innovative systems and tools to boost modernization efforts 

 Examine innovative systems and tools to boost modernization efforts 

 Examine innovative systems and tools to boost modernization efforts 

 Examine innovative systems and tools to boost modernization efforts 

2022 Featured Speakers

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Robert (Bob) Osmond
Chief of Technology and Business Strategy
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

SURESH SOUNDARARAJAN Chief Information Officer Virginia Department of Health

Suresh Soundararajan
Chief Information Officer
Virginia Department of Health

RAVI PADMA Chief Technology Officer Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Ravi Padma
Chief Technology Officer
Virginia Department of Veterans Services

SANDY JACK Assistant Commissioner for Data Management Virginia DMV

Sandy Jack
Assistant Commissioner for Data Management
Virginia DMV

Michael Dent, Chief Information Cyber Security and Privacy Officer, Fairfax  County Government

Michael Dent
Chief Information Cyber Security and Privacy Officer
Fairfax County Government

SAMARA REYNOLDS Director of VCU Career Services Virginia Commonwealth University

Samara Reynolds
Director of VCU Career Services
Virginia Commonwealth University

Pete Breil, Director of Citizen Service and Response at City of Richmond, Virginia

Pete Breil
Director of Citizen Service and Response
City of Richmond, Virginia

TODD OLDHAM Director Virginia Office of Education Economics

Todd Oldham
Director
Virginia Office of Education Economics

MIKE RIGGS Director, Judicial Information Technology Supreme Court of Virginia

Mike Riggs
Director, Judicial Information Technology
Supreme Court of Virginia

MATTHEW J. GERIKE, PHD, GISP Geospatial Program Manager Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM)

Matthew J. Gerike, PhD, GISP
Geospatial Program Manager
Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM)

TINA HANEY Technology Manager City of Richmond, Virginia

Tina Haney
Technology Manager
City of Richmond, Virginia

ARIELLE SCHNEIDER, CIPP/US, JD Privacy Officer Virginia Department of Election

Arielle Schneider, CIPP/US, JD
Privacy Officer
Virginia Department of Elections

DR. JOE PEREZ Team Lead & Senior. Systems Analyst North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services & IOT Industry Insights 2021 Thought Leader of the Year

Dr. Joe Perez
Team Lead & Senior Systems Analyst
North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services & IOT Industry Insights 2021 Thought Leader of the Year

2022 Key  Sessions

The Government Innovation Series features the latest initiatives throughout Virginia; sharing insights via keynote presentations, case studies, panel discussions, and fireside chats. To provide additional perspective – concurrent tracks will address more specific topics and challenges in the worlds of technology, people, data & process faced by public sector leaders today.

Keynote SessionsPanel DiscussionData & Technology TrackDigital & CX TrackRoundtable

Marshalling Technology Trends for the benefit of Virginia

Robert (Bob) Osmond
Chief Information Officer, Virginia IT Agency (VITA)

Geospatial Approaches and its Changing role in 9-1-1 and Public Safety

Matthew J. Gerike, PhD, GISP
Geospatial Program Manager, City of Atlanta, Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM)

Identifying & Detailing your Top Priorities for 2023

Samara Reynolds
Director of VCU Career Services, Virginia Commonwealth University

Suresh Soundararajan
Chief Information Officer, Virginia Department of Health

Todd Oldham
Director, Virginia Office of Education Economics

How to Prioritize Your Cybersecurity Applications on a Limited Budget

Arielle Schneider, CIPP/US, JD
Privacy Officer, Virginia Department of Elections

Michael Dent
Chief Information Cyber Security and Privacy Officer, Fairfax County Government

Keynote Session

How a Robust Data Governance Strategy Transforms Service Delivery

Sandy Jack
Assistant Commissioner for Data Management, Virginia
DMV

Keynote Session

Facilitating Innovation in a Post-COVID19 World: Cultivating a Climate for Paradigm Shift

Dr. Joe Perez
Team Lead & Senior Systems Analyst, NC DHHS &
IOT Industry Insights 2021 Thought Leader of the Year

Panel Discussion

Improving Citizen’s Experience Through Technology

Mike Riggs
Director, Judicial Information Technology, Supreme Court of Virginia

Ravi Padma
Chief Technology Officer, Virginia Department of Veterans Service

Tina Haney
Technology Manager, City of Richmond, Virginia

Keynote Session

Digital Services: How to Achieve Transformation

Keynote Session

The Public Sectors role in Driving Digital Inclusion

Panel Discussion

How Virginia harnesses Digital Services to Benefit Citizens

Pete Breil
Director of Citizen Service and Response, City of Richmond, Virginia

Roundtable 1: Information Technology Trends: What is on the Horizon?

Roundtable 2: Leading the Way with Cloud

Roundtable 3: Technology Solutions to Navigate the Data Driven Landscape

Roundtable 4: Strengthening Security in the Age of Digital Transformation

View the agenda for the full speaker lineup, sessions and event timeline

Your  Registration

Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and explore how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives



Interactivity

An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges



Leading Technology
Solutions

Hear  from leading solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services



On-Demand

Receive on-demand access to session content on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

Keeping You Safe

Public Sector Network will closely monitor COVID-19 regulations in accordance with the advice from the Government and local health authorities to ensure the safety of everyone attending the event physically. In addition, we will be working closely with the venue to ensure precautionary measures are in place.

What Your Peers Had to Say

“Great lineup of speakers and panelists! It’s always great to hear about what others in the Industry are doing and positively impacting others.”
 U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs



“Very compelling to hear other leaders around the country trying to tackle these difficult questions and opportunity to hear what has worked (or not) and spark ideas for our own communities.”
 City of Richmond, VA



“The information was very practical and highlighted everyday issues we encounter. I believe case studies help a lot in making the case for some of the more abstract concepts, so the real scenarios were really useful.”
Broward County Government


2022 Event Partners

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For partnership opportunities, contact Andrew Jensen for more information.