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Strategies for Public Sector Transformation

Strategies for Public Sector Transformation 2004
Governments and Industry: Working Together for the Public Good.

including the seventh annual
Public Sector Information Technology Awards
October 6-7, 2004 - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


* = Invited
Wednesday, October 6, 2004 - Education Day
8:30 a.m. -
9:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m. Trade Show opens
10:00 a.m. -
12:00 a.m.
Computer Associates:

Computer Associates: AllFusion Harvest Change Manager Hands-on workshop
10:00 a.m. -
12:00 a.m.
EDS EDRMS Project: Deborah McClintick, Account Executive - Government of BC Electronic Document and Records Management Systems (EDRMS) Project and TRIM Application Overview
10:00 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.
Oracle: Contract Management
William Tokheim, Product Director, Procurement

Title: Applications, Oracle Corporation - Achieving procurement excellence
11:00 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
Oracle: Case Management
Mark Bray, Oracle Development for Case Management

A "multi agency" approach to information sharing and case management
11:00 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
iWay Software: Accelerating Enterprise Integration with a Services Oriented Architecture
12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m.
Lunch - on your own
1:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.
ASD Secretariat, Ministry of Management Services: Kirsten Tisdale, Senior Advisor: Where government is going on outsourcing technology (desktops) and issues involved in getting into 10-year deals with the private sector
1:30 p.m. -
2:15 p.m.
Information and Communications Technology Group,
representing all vendors in the private sector interface to government - Bill Thomson, Sierra Systems and Ralph Chapman, IBM: "ICT and government working together, progress to date and future opportunities."
2:15 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.
Coffee Break
2:30 p.m. -
4:00 p.m.
Working with Government for Technology Excellence
Moderator: Jim Mutter, President, Premier�s Technology Council: An update on Council activities
  • Reg Bird, Member, Premier�s Technology Council: E-learning in the province.
  • Michael Hrybyk, President, BCNET: Network expansion for advanced education, research, and benefits for the public sector.
  • Bill Cooke, Vancouver Island Advanced Technology Centre: An overview of the Vancouver Island Technology Sector
4:00 p.m. -
4:30 p.m.
CGI: Dave Hudson, Vice President, Outsourcing, Western Canada - "Outsourcing: Challenges and Opportunities."
6:30 p.m. Trade show open until 6:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. -
6:30 p.m.
Reception - invited dinner guests only
  • Sponsored by CGI
6:30 p.m. -
8:30 p.m.
6th Annual Information Technology Awards Banquet and Ceremonies (invitation only) with MC Keith Baldrey, Legislative Representative, BCTV
  • Sponsored by the Chief Information Officer/Chief Operating Officer's Office, CITS, Government of B.C.

Thursday, October 7, 2004
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m Opening Remarks:
  • Philip Halkett, Conference Moderator
  • Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Management Services
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Alternative Services Delivery: Challenges & Opportunities from the BC Government�s Perspective
  • Cairine MacDonald, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Management Services - Private sector involvement with IT projects such as the Digital Divide.
  • Greg Reimer, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Provincial Revenue - Outsourcing in Government, a Ministry of Provincial Revenue Perspective
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Industry Perspective: Concurrent Sessions
The realities of outsourcing in the new world of globalization
  • IBM: Greg Gulyas, Vice-President, Public Sector, IBM Global Services
  • EDS - Frank Hart, Director of Global Government Industry, Canada
  • Sierra Systems - Rose Hayden, former Chief of Staff at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission
  • MAXIMUS/THEMIS - Brian Pollick, Managing Director for Canadian Operations
  • Hewlett Packard - Genevieve Bonin, Manager, Strategic Programs, Managed Services
  • Computer Associates: John T. Sabo, CISSP, Manager, Security Privacy and Trust Initiatives, Computer Associates International
  • Oracle: Nick Pattakos, Vice President, Middleware Technology and Hosted Services

12:00 p.m. -
1:15 p.m
Lunch by Invitation Only
  • Nortel Networks: Phil Edholm, Chief Technology Officer
  • Sun Microsystems: Tim Bray, Director of Web Technologies
  • Navigata Communications: Don Romaniuk, President and CEO
  • Oracle:
  • Dave Hudson, Vice President, Outsourcing, Western Canada
  • CGI
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Bridging the Digital Divide- The last mile
Moderator: Dave Nikolejsin, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Government Management Services
  • TELUS - Gary Wilson, Director of Government Relations, BC
  • Bell: Bill Enns, VP Network Operations - an overview of Bell's solutions for the NetWork BC project
  • Navigata Communications: Don Romaniuk, President and CEO - innovative wireless Internet access solutions for remote schools in PLNet and our work with First Nations communities in the North.
  • BCNET: Mike Hrybyk, President
  • Cisco Systems: Robert Massoudi, Managing Director, Americas International Internet Business Solutions Group - the economic & social community benefits of bridging the digital divide
3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. Trade show closes
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Keynote:
David Ticoll - CEO, Convergent Strategies and business author
"Canadian Competitiveness and the Globalization of Knowledge Work"

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