DENVER AGENDA
Strategic Partners
The IT Summit
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Grand Hyatt Downtown Denver
6:30 AM
Grand Ballroom
Registration & Breakfast
Breakfast Sponsored By
6:45 AM – 7:00 AM
Grand Ballroom
Welcome
Senator Brandon Shaffer
State of Colorado
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Grand Ballroom
"Spam – The Other Side"
Gary Thuerk
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Grand Ballroom
"Microsoft Security, Progress, Vision, Strategy"
Ned Curic
Strategic Security Advisor
Microsoft National Security Team
Mt. Sopris Room
"Winning the Hearts and Minds of Kids"
Dusty Fisher
Chair – IEEE Pre-College Program
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Mt. Sopris Room
"The Molecule is the Medium, the Message,
and the Memory"

Dr. Stephen Thompson
Director – Center of Science, Math, and
Technology Education
Colorado State University
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Grand Ballroom
"Asset Protection & Strategic IT Security Initiatives"
Matt Luallen, CISSP
SANS Institute
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Grand Ballroom
"The Next Generation Artificial Intelligence
Communication Platform"

Andrew Hyder
President – Subjex Corp.
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Grand Ballroom
"The Future of Denver"
John Hickenlooper
Mayor of Denver
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Mt. Sopris Room
"Educational Panel Discussion"
Moderator: Tim Adams
VP and Chief Learning Officer
Knowledge Factor
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Grand Ballroom
"Extreme Data – Putting the ‘I’ Back in IT"
Paul Gustafson
Director – Leading Edge Forum
Computer Sciences Corporation
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Grand Ballroom
"Some Observations on the History, Trends, and
Status of the Internet"

Dr. Patrick Burns
Associate VP for Information & IT and
Past Director of the Westnet Regional Network
Colorado State University
11:00 AM – Noon
Tour Exhibits
Noon – 1:00 PM
Grand Ballroom
Luncheon and Speakers
Luncheon Sponsored By
Noon
Keynote Introduction
Pam Inman
Executive Director
Western Governor’s Association
Noon – 12:30 PM
"Excellence in Municipal Information Technology"
Bill Sweeney
Finance Director – City of Anaheim, CA
Sponsored by Enterasys
12:30 PM
Keynote Introduction
Bill Ritter
Gubernational Candidate
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
"Quality and Innovation in Education vs. Global
Competitiveness – Which Comes First?"

Jim Geringer
Governor of Wyoming 1995 – 2003
Director of Public Sector Strategies
Environmental Systems Research Institute
(Sponsored By ESRI)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Maroon Peak Room
"Can You Hear Me Now"
Smokie Sizemore
President and CEO
Smokie Sizemore and Company, Inc.
Grand Ballroom
"Sustaining SOX Compliance, Yr2, and Beyond"
Darryl Austin
Founder – Intelisoft
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Grand Ballroom
"Cyber Crime, A Historic Overview and
Future Trends"

Jeff Tricoli
Supervisory Special Agent
FBI Cyber Squad
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tour Exhibits
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
Maroon Peak Room
"Building & Maintaining High Performance Teams"
Sean Curley
Former CTO – Alpine Access
Grand Ballroom
"21st Century Local Government"
Jim Lindauer
CIO – Jefferson County Government
4:45 PM – 6:00 PM
Grand Ballroom
Executive Reception
Welcome
Marc Holtzman
Gubernational Candidate
Former President – University of Denver
6:00 PM
Conference Ends
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