Cloud, Cyber and Mobile Conferences Announce Session Track Topics

Originally posted for immediate release by Kristin Graybill at Connelly Works

Co-located Events to Offer a Comprehensive Program for Government Technology and Policy Leaders

Vienna, Va - 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.

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"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."The Cloud & 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 include:

  • Planning and Acquiring Cloud Solutions

Sessions will 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).

  • Implementation Insights

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.

The Cybersecurity 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

This 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

Sessions 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 organization.

The Mobile 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.

To register as media for the events, please contact Kristin Graybill at kristin@connellyworks.com.

About 1105 Events

The 1105 Events Group is a division of 1105 Media, Inc. and is the leading producer of exhibitions, conferences and executive events for the government and defense information technology industry as well as the private sector enterprise computing markets. Flagship events include FOSE, GovSec/U.S. Law, Visual Studio Live!, TechMentor and Web Design World conferences, as well as the FOSE Institute conference series. From a 200 person C-suite summit to 12,000 attendees at our largest trade show, our events give you in-person access to decision makers at each step of the purchasing cycle. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA with primary offices throughout the United States and more than 300 employees. For more information, please visit www.1105media.com.

Media Contact:
Kristin Graybill
ConnellyWorks, Inc.
571-323-2585 ext. 2190
kristin@connellyworks.com

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