2017 NJ GMIS Technology Education Conference


(5.5 CEUs Available for the Day)



Lecture Suite

Security Management Track
Salon 1

Communications Track
Salon 2

Salon 3

Making Tech Work
Salon 4

8:00 – 8:30 am    Breakfast/Networking with Sponsors and Peers
8:30 – 9:30 am
Education Sessions

 Cyber Threat Overview


Lt. Christopher Kay, Unit Head, NJSP Cyber Threat Intelligence Unit, NJ-CCIC
Marc Pfeiffer, Assistant Director, Bloustein Local Government Research Center
 Purchasing Technology –
State of the Contracts

Lynne Gash, Contract Administrator, Office of Information Technology
Brian Gallagher, Procurement Specialist, Division of Purchase and Property
Gerald Reiner, Purchasing Agent, County of Bergen
Patrick Moran, Business Administrator, Educational Services Commission of NJ
Corinne Steinmetz, School Business Administrator, Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission
Doreen Pirozzi, Co-op Program Manager, Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission
 Managing Digital
Communications Practices

Robert Charkowsky, Digital Media Director, Union County
Jamie Klenetsky Fay, Digital Media Manager, County of Morris
 Public School/Law Enforcement Crisis Mitigation/Management System

Matt Mathan, MBA, GISP, Bureau Chief, Bureau of GIS, Department of Public Works, County of Union
Helena Dimitrov
Senior Project Controls Manager,
Division of Engineering, County of Union
9:30 – 10:00 am Morning Break/Networking with Sponsors and Peers
10:00 – 11:15 am Welcome

NJ GMIS Leadership

Keynote: Reflections of a Government Techie

Dr. Edward Felten, Princeton University


11:15 – 11:30 am Mid-Morning Break/Networking with Sponsors and Peers
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Gold Sponsor Sessions

 Spatial Data Logic


Best Practices for Implementing Municipal Software Throughout Multiple Departments: A Vendor’s Perspective

Jack Flood, Vice President, Spatial Data Logic

Johnston Communications

How to Improve Technology While Achieving Cost Savings


Florence Sollo, Director of Sales, Johnston Communications
George Sode, Sales Executive, Johnston Communications


Cloud Networking for Your Public Sector IT Environment

Chris Clark, Director of Public Sector, Computer Design & Integration LLC
Matthew Schaner, Product Sales Specialist, Cisco Meraki



Today’s Security Landscape: Threats, Trends, and Evolving Security Controls

Darren Carroll, Director, Security & Risk Management Practice, SHI
12:30 – 1:30 pm



1:30 – 1:55 pm
Product/Service Education
Silver Sponsor Sessions
 Alliant Technologies
(Gold Sponsor)
1:30 – 2:25 pm
Reimagine your IT Infrastructure to Focus on Simplicity, Predicable Budgets and Innovation that Drives Change

Bruce Flitcroft, CEO, Alliant Technologies


Seamless Docs

The Journey to Seamless Government

Jonathon Ende, Founder and CEO, Seamless Docs


There Has Never Been a Better Time to Build a Smarter Community with IOT

Anne Froble, Public Sector Client and Market Development, Smart and Connected Communities



Avaya Equinox – Communications, for How and Where We Work

Billy Smith, Systems Engineer GEM, Avaya


Enhancing Citizen Experience through Your Website

Dima Lavrenov, Account Executive, CivicLive



2:00 – 2:25 pm
Product/Service Education
Silver Sponsor Sessions

Mojo Networks

Cognitive WiFi:  Using Automation and Network Intelligence to Maintain Highly-Optimized WiFi Networks at School Districts

John Garrison, Systems Engineer, Mojo Networks

Pure Storage

The All-Flash Data Center is Here

Andy Bonomo, Systems Engineer, Pure Storage

It’s  Becoming More and More A Wireless World!

Steve Weiss, Manager, New Jersey Real Estate, Verizon Wireless
2:30 – 3:00 pm     Mid-Afternoon Break/Networking with Sponsors and Peers
3:00 – 4:00 pm Cyber Incident Response Practices

 Ken Anderson, Deputy Attorney General, NJ Division of Law
Lt. Cyril Bleistine, Unit Head, NJSP Cyber Crimes Unit
Krista Mazzeo, Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
Michael Klein, Cyber Operations Analyst

Understanding Government Ethics and Conflicts of Interest


Susan Jacobucci, Ed.D, Business Administrator, Borough of Paulsboro
Bernadette Kucharczuk, CIO, City of Jersey City
 Challenges of eDiscovery in
Local Government

Denise Szabo, Municipal Clerk, Bernards Township
Michael W. Herbert, Esq. Parker McCay
Chris Kyriacou, IT Director, Bernards Township
  Smart Cities and IoT– What it Means to Municipalities and Counties

Don Sebastian, Ph.D., President, NJ Innovation Institute
Thomas Motyka, Senior Executive Director Smart Infrastructure, NJ Innovation Institute
4:30 – 5:30 pm


Cocktail Hour with Sponsors




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