Agenda

MONDAY, March 4

2pm - 5pm

Registration Opens

2:30pm - 5:30pm

Public Sector Discussion Session (state attendees only)

6pm - 8pm

Peer-to-Peer Networking Reception

 

Dinner on your own

 

 

TUESDAY, March 5

7:30am - 5pm

Registration

8am - 9am

Networking Breakfast / New Attendee Orientation

9am - 9:30am

Opening Remarks and Welcome

Ben Venable, Director of Network Engineering
Office of Information Technology
State of Alabama
NASTD Southern Region President

Chuck Grindle, CIO
Commonwealth of Kentucky

9:30am - 10:15am

State Report - KENTUCKY

*Diamond Sponsor Recognition - Carahsoft

10:15am - 10:30am

Networking Break

10:30am - 11:15am

State Report - ARKANSAS

*Diamond Sponsor Recognition - Zscaler

11:15am - 11:45am

Association Update and 2019 Annual Conference Preview

John Hoffman, Chief Technology Officer
Department of Information Resources
State of Texas
NASTD President

Brad Steele, Director of Unified Communications
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
NASTD Vice President/Conference Program Chair

*Diamond Sponsor Recognition - Comcast Business

11:45am - 1pm

Lunch

1pm - 1:45pm

State Report - MISSISSIPPI

*Diamond Sponsor Recognition - CenturyLink

1:45pm - 2:30pm

State Report - SOUTH CAROLINA

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Networking Break

2:45pm - 3:30pm

State Report - ALABAMA

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Public/Private Sector Speed Networking Session

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Diamond Sponsor Reception (invitation only)
Diamond sponsors and state members

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Peer-to-Peer Networking

 

Dinner on your own

 

 

WEDNESDAY, March 6

7:30am - 2pm

Registration/Help Desk

8am - 9am

Networking Breakfast

9am - 9:45am

Featured Speaker
The Intersection of Information Technology and the Sports Industry in Kentucky

Karl Schmitt
President, Louisville Sports Commission

*Diamond Sponsor Recognition - Bandura Cyber

9:45am - 10:30am

State Report - NORTH CAROLINA

*Diamond Sponsor Recognition - AT&T

10:30am - 10:45am

Networking Break

10:45am - 11:30am

State Report - LOUISIANA

*Diamond Sponsor Recognition - NICE inContact

11:30am - 12pm

Doing Business With State Government

Dean Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, Georgia Technology Authority, State of Georgia

12pm - 1pm

Lunch

1pm - 1:45pm

State Report - TENNESSEE

*Diamond Sponsor Recognition - Unisys Corporation

1:45pm - 2:30pm

State Report - GEORGIA

*Diamond Sponsor Recognition - Dell/EMC

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Networking Break

2:45pm - 3:30pm

State Report - TEXAS

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Public/Private Sector Speed Networking Session

6pm

NASTD Dinner Event (Open to registered attendees)
Four Roses Bourbon Barrel Loft

 

 

THURSDAY, March 7

8am - 9am

Breakfast

9am - 10:30am

State Only Business Meeting