1105 Media’s Government Events Group, the leading producer of trade
shows and conferences for the government information technology (IT)
market, today announced the session track topics for the upcoming Cloud
& Virtualization, Cybersecurity and Mobile Government Conferences.
Taking place October 22-23, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.,
these three events are being co-located to provide comprehensive
educational opportunities for government and industry in one location.
“These three conferences will address the most pressing issues affecting
the government technology market today, with an eye on tomorrow,” said
Daniel McKinnon, Vice President, Government Events, 1105 Media, Inc.
“Topics ranging from OMB’s Digital Strategy and the future of
mobile-friendly government, to the cyber threat landscape, to the ‘Cloud
First’ policy and security mandates of FedRAMP, will be discussed in one
location. The sessions at these events will help enable the sharing of
critical information and best practices across government.”
& Virtualization Conference will provide a forum for showcasing
innovation and proven techniques in securely migrating to cloud
computing platforms and developing cloud infrastructures. Track sessions
Planning and Acquiring Cloud Solutions
include a policy guidance briefing and case studies on best practices
for requirements definition, market research on technology and
sourcing options and implementation planning (such as budgeting,
procurement and migration).
This track will provide working
examples of the government’s use of Software as a Service (SaaS),
Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
Sessions will highlight the role of government program and contracting
offices, systems integrators and technology providers.
Conference focuses on essential defensive security solutions from
both the executive program view as well as the technical execution
perspective. Track sessions include:
Communication and Strategy for Cybersecurity Programs
track will focus on the communication and strategy needed to integrate
information analysts and management teams, all the way to the CIO.
Compliance regulations require accurate technical data and
prioritization, and these sessions will address the challenge of
moving from a paperwork-focused model to prioritized compliance
methodologies, as well as demonstrate the value of policy to help
prevent security breach incidents.
- Tactics, Tools and Technologies for Incident Prevention and Response
within this track will provide information on the tools and data
needed to support the metrics and information required to improve the
communication between the technical and executive levels of an
Government Conference explores the opportunities and considerations
of implementing secure mobile applications and programs enterprise-wide.
Track sessions include:
Serving the Mobile Citizen
Learn how agencies are
responding to mobile demand and dealing with roadblocks and challenges
along the way. This track will address the nuts and bolts of
implementing mobile government from a citizen services perspective,
and look at the role of the Digital Services Manager.
Enterprise Mobility Solutions
Sessions will focus on
improving efficiency, while reducing costs to the internal government
workforce using mobile technology. Topics to be discussed will include
mobile device management (MDM), app security and the legal policies of
such issues as BYOD, as well as demonstrate a number of applications
that allow the workforce to simply do their jobs better.