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TASSCC 2014 Annual Conference Presentations
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Westin Galleria Houston
Houston, Texas - August 3-6, 2014

Monday, August 3 

Title: The Future is Here - IT Prime Time
Presenter: Jim Brazell - Technology Forecaster, Entrepreneur, Public Speaker

Title: Dancing with the SCCM
Michelle Smallwood -  Supervisor, System IntegrationOAG - Child Support
Tommy Anderson - Manager, Network Services and System AdministrationOAG - Child Support

Title: Everything's Bigger in Texas: Employing Big Data Techniques at Texas Medicaid
Julia Weatherby - Senior Project Manager, Health and Human Services Commission
Jason Phipps - HIT Architect, Health and Human Services Commission
Deborah Norris - Project Manager, Health and Human Services Commission

Title: How to Inspire & Engage Millennials: A Conversation With Our Next Generation Workforce 
Presenter: Erin Hutchins - Director of Portal Operations,

Title: Getting Your Security Program Ready for Prime Time
Claudia Escobar - Statewide Security Program Services Delivery LeadTexas Department of Information Resources
Nancy Rainosek - Governance Risk and Compliance Program ManagerTexas Department of Information Resources

Title: Sports = Teamwork & Leadership
Presenter: Jody Condradt, Special Assistant, Women's Athletics, Retired Women's Basketball Coach, The University of Texas at Austin

Title: Automated Refactoring in a Government Environment
Marlin Metzger - Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting
Eric Obermier – Chief Information Officer, Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Title: It Can be Done! Implementing a Comprehensive Enterprise Program 
John Dickson -  Principal, Denim Group
Bowden Hight - Chief Information Officer, Health and Human Services Commission

Title: Crafting a Governance Plan as a Leadership Team: Project SharePoint 2013
Vanessa Kenon -  Assistant Vice Provost for Information Technology, University of Texas at San Antonio
Ben Garcia - OIT Director of Customer Service and Operations Support, University of Texas at San Antonio

Title: Cloud Based Commerce Channels at Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Vijay George - CIO, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Dean Dzurilla - Founder & CEO, The New Office, Inc.
Michael O'Malley - VP Public Sector, Capgemini Government Solutions

Title: Cyber Security - Lights, Camera, ACTION! 
Michael Papay - Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Title: Cool Infographics
Presenter: Randy Krum - President, InfoNewt

Tuesday, August 5 

Title: State of TASSCC
Presenter: Rudy Montoya - TASSCC President-Elect

Title: CIO Panel Discussion
Larry Quinlan - Chief Information Officer, Deloitte
Thom Sneed - Chief Information Officer, Marathon Oil (Retired)

Title: Preparing for the 'Mobile-First' Student 
Bryan Wilson -  Executive Director Infrastructure Services, Univerity of Texas at San Antonio
Jayashree Iyengar - Assistant Director, Application Develeopment and SupportUniversity of Texas at San Antonio
Chris Hopkinson - VP Business Development, Dublabs

Title: Data Security and Privacy : Compliance to Stewardship
Presenter: Jignesh Patel - Oracle Solution Consultant, Oracle

Title: Putting a People Plan into Action for 2015
Meg Hare -  Account Executive, Gartner
Diane Berry - Research Vice President, Gartner
Bruce High - Executive Director & CIOHarris County

Title: How Texas Tackles "Enterprise" Decisions with Big Data
David R. Troutman, Ph.D -  Director for Strategic Initiatives, The University of Texas System
Beth Hallmark - Creative Director and Manager in the Data Services Division, Texas Comptroller
John Taylor - Data Analyst, Texas Parks and Wildlife
Tim Regal - Policy Advisor for the Division of Educator Leadership and Quality, Texas Education Agency

Moderated by: 
Rob Eissler - Independent Consultant, SAS

Title: The Future of the IT Workforce: Attracting, Developing and Retaining the Right Talent 
Presenter:Diane Berry - Research Vice President, Gartner

Title: Innovation, Rainbows and Unicorns
Presenter: Zac Jiwa - HITManZac, Health IT Hack, Futurist and IDEA GUY!


Wednesday, August 6  

Title: Digital Engagement Changes Everything
Presenter: John Miri - Chief Administrative Officer, LCRA

Title: Under the Digital Dome: State IT Priorities, Trends, and Issues for Public Sector Leaders 
Presenter: Mitchel Herckis - Director of Government Affairs, National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO)


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