Past Programs

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    2017 Fall Technology Summit

    Los Angeles, California

    For our Fall Leadership Summit we partnered with the University of Southern California to bring you "Technology and Governance: Meeting Challenges, Seizing Opportunities." The summit will took place from October 26 –28 in in Los Angeles, California.

    Program Objectives


    • Understand how our economy and society are being fundamentally reshaped by technology, computing and high-speed communications.

    • Understand how to facilitate high economic growth in this environment, and use the new capabilities to increase engagement with citizens.
    • Understand how modern analytics can improve our policy-making.
    • Understand the vulnerabilities of our critical infrastructure to hostile actors, and what we need to do to achieve security.

    Program Agenda and Presentations


    FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017                                  

    9:00 - 9:45 am
    A Second Machine Age: How Technology is Transforming America
    The Honorable Robert Hertzberg, California Senate

    9:45 - 11:00 am
    Tomorrow’s Technologies: Ready to Reshape Everything
    Sam Roberts, USC School of Cinematic Arts – Roberts Presentation
    Marientina Gotsis, USC School of Cinematic Arts – Gotsis Presentation
    Todd Richmond, USC Institute for Creative Technologies – Richmond Presentation

    11:15 - Noon
    Disruption: Preparing Your State’s Workforce for the New Economy
    Amanda Daflos, Director, Mayor’s Innovation Team, Los Angeles – Daflos Presentation                             

    1:00 - 1:45 pm
    Helping the Information Flow: Facilitating High Economic Growth
    Sandra Watson, President and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority – Watson Presentation

    1:45 - 2:45 pm
    Connections: The Potential and the Problems of Social Media
    Cathilea Robinett, President, eRepublic, Inc. – Robinett Presentation
    Eva Guidarini, Facebook – FB Legislator GuideFBTownHall

    3:00 - 4:00 pm
    Today’s Analytics: Better Data Means Better Policies
    Dr. Dennis Wixon, USC Cinematic Arts – Wixon Presentation
    Captain Juan Colon, New Jersey State Police – Colon Presentation                                

    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2017

    8:30 - 10:00 am
    Cyber Threats: To our Data, our Economy, and our Security
    Teri Takai, former Chief Information Officer of Michigan and California, and of the U.S Department of Defense –Takai Presentation
    Brian de Vallance, President, Cambridge Global Advisors –Cyber facts and resources, CIS Cyber Incident Checklist
    Katie Arrington, State Representative, South Carolina – Arrington Presentation

    10:15 - 11:45 am
    Cyber Threats: To our Democracy
    Dr. Lawrence Norden, Deputy Director, Brennan Center for Justice
    The Honorable Tre Hargett, Secretary of State, Tennessee
    The Honorable Jim Condos, Secretary of State, Vermont

    11:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Conclusion: What’s Now and What’s Next?
    Dustin Haisler, Chief Innovation Officer, E-Republic – Haisler Presentation