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2021 Conference Session Grid - Never Let a Crisis Go To Waste

Time

 

Description Arlberg 1 & 3

 

Arlberg 2 & 4

 

Sunday, September 19, 2021

12-4 pm

Vendor Setup

5-7 pm

Conference Registration

7-9 pm

Opening Session

 

Keynote Part I: Story Night

Kelly Swanson

Monday, September 20, 2021

8-4

Registration

8-9 am

Matterhorn

Breakfast

9-9:30 am

Matterhorn

President’s Intro & Vendor Introductions

Deb Fett, Mi-GMIS President

9:30-10:45 am

Matterhorn

Keynote

 

Keynote Part II

Kelly Swanson

10:45-11:15 am

Matterhorn

Platinum Session

 

Encrypted AND Exfiltrated –

Navigating the Worst Case Scenario

ThinkGard

Kevin Fuller, President and CTO

Cole Two Bears, VP of Security Services

11:30-12:15 pm

Session 1 & 2

Batting IT Contract Headaches

Craig Paull, Kent County

Steve Sedore, Allegan County

Panel Discussion:

Future of Work

12:15-1:15 pm

Matterhorn

Lunch

 

12:45-1:15 pm

Matterhorn

Platinum Session

Together, We Win – Secure our Community Network with Merit Network’s Essential Best Practices

Kevin Hayes, CISO Merit Network

1:15-1:45 pm

Vendor Visits

1:45-2:30 pm

Sessions 3 & 4 (combined)

Hybrid Workforce, Part I - Panel Discussion
Remote Worker Management,

How Things Have Changed Since the Pandemic,

Expectations for the Future

2:30-2:45 pm

Vendor Visits

2:45-3:30 pm

Sessions 5 & 6 (combined)

Hybrid Workforce, Part II - Panel Discussion

Setting Expectations for Daily Work

Provide a Framework to Show Productivity

Human Side of Remote Work

3:30-5 pm

Breakout Rooms

Birds of a Feather (potential outdoor location)

Moderator: Rob Petty

5 pm

No Formal Activities (on your own)

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

8-4

Registration

 

 

8-9 am

Matterhorn

Breakfast

9-10:15 am

Keynote

Seven Principles for Developing Ethical Influence

Paula Caproni

10:15-10:30 am

Vendor Visits

10:30-11:15 am

Sessions 7 & 8

JIS – Case Management

Charlie Mercer, JIS

Mi-DEAL: An All Access Pass to State of Michigan Contracts

Shawn Vaughn, SoM

11:15-12:15 pm

Sessions 9 & 10

MiFile

Charlie Mercer, JIS

Applying GIS to Tell Your Organization’s Story and Map Out Its Future

Bryon Wood, GLWA

12:15-1:15 pm

Matterhorn

Lunch

12:45-1:15 pm

Platinum Session

Myths and Realities Surrounding Security and Remote Access

Daniel Heidt, General Manager & Thought Leader

Access Interactive

1:15-2:15 pm

Vendor Visits

2:15-3 pm

Sessions 11 & 12

Cyber Partners

Andy Brush, SoM

ADA Compliant Websites

eMichigan Team

3-3:30 pm

Vendor Visits

3:30-4:15 pm

Sessions 13 & 14

Cyber Incident Response / Survival

Sgt. Jeff Hoffman

Leadership “Book Club” Discussion

Moderator: Deb Fett

4:15-5:15 pm

Vendor Visits

5:15-6:45 pm

Dinner & Vendor Drawings

7-9 pm

Networking Event

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

8-11 am

Registration

8-9:30 am

Matterhorn
Breakfast

9-9:30 am

Platinum Session

The Evolving Face of Ransomware: Security Planning for Today’s Threats

Kevin Damghani, Chief Partner Experience Engineer

IT Partners

9:30-10:30 pm

Sessions 15 & 16

FOC / PA IT Assessments

What to Expect in 2022

Andy Brush, SoM

Pratin Trivedi, SoM

Contactless Customer Service – Equitably

Dan Rainey, Detroit Water & Sewerage

Sarah VanWormer, City of Battle Creek

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-11:30

Sessions 17 & 18

CARES & ARP Funding

Eean Lee, Tuscola County

CJIS – The FBI CJIS Security Policy Modernization Project – Be the First to Know

Mitzi Goldstein, MSP

11:30-Noon

Lunch -

General Meeting & Prizes

*Schedule subject to change due to speaker availability and logistics

Educational Session
Networking Opportunity
Vendor Opportunity