PARTICIPATE IN LIVELY, FOCUSED DISCUSSIONS LED BY INDUSTRY THOUGHT LEADERS.

6 Interactive Roundtable Discussions

100% Vetted and Approved Delegate List

GovConnect BC offers an exclusive, invitation-only platform for heads of information management and thought leaders in public-sector transformation to engage in focused discussions. Our dynamic roundtable sessions provide a peer-to-peer learning experience that is designed to help propel departmental plans in IM/IT forward.

Apply now to take advantage of a full day of direct discussions with your provincial, municipal and federal colleagues on specific topics tied to digital transformation in the public sector:

  • Procurement Innovation
  • Security
  • Exploring AI & Machine Learning
  • Leveraging Data Analytics to Better Support Citizens
  • Refining the User Experience Design Process
  • Optimizing Open Source Tools and Emerging Technology

WITH LIMITED SEATS, APPLY NOW TO SECURE YOUR PLACE.

SPEAKERS:

Jaimie Boyd

Jaimie Boyd

Chief Digital Officer Government of BC

Saad Bashir

Saad Bashir

Chief Technology Officer City of Seattle

Stephen Gordon

Stephen Gordon

CIO BC Auditor

 
Sophia Howse

Sophia Howse

Executive Director, Provincial Identity Management Program Government of BC

Zachary Woodward

Zachary Woodward

Senior Procurement Director,Strategic Advisory Services Ministry of Citizens Services

     

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE TOPICS:

Topic #1: Leveraging Data Analytics to Better Support Citizens

  • Identifying the opportunities to pool and leverage data for citizen-focused programs
  • Harnessing the power of data to empower policy decisions

Topic #2: Exploring Opportunities to Harness AI and Machine Learning

  • Exploring opportunities for AI to promote workflow optimization
  • Establishing ethical standards for use
  • What is the role of AI in relation to the user experience?

Topic #3: Procurement Innovation

  • Exploring how to reconcile compliance requirement and principles of fairness in the public sector with agility in the procurement process?
  • Examining how to budget for agile projects when the scope is in a state of flux
  • Leveraging agile procurement to tap into expertise and support more businesses
  • Managing procurement from a privacy perspective
  • Assessing business requirements versus business deliverables
  • Establishing what modernization means in a contract space
  • Problem solving throughout your contract

Topic #4: Security

  • Understanding the threat landscape
  • Defining security and privacy requirements
  • Exploring the latest development in data protection

Topic #5: Refining the User Experience Design Process

  • From frontline staff to citizens: how to better understand users and their journey
  • Identifying where policy and organizational change can support user centric design

Topic #6: Optimizing Emerging Technology

  • Identifying opportunities to harness new technology
  • Applying best practices to implementation strategies
  • Managing security and privacy risks

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“Great opportunity to meet my peers in the industry and share experiences. I really liked the format and the time allocated for each session. Very focused, touching areas that really matter to my business.”

Artur Bittencourt, Information Technology Manager,
Township of Esquimalt

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“Very informative and attendees from across all levels of government. Loved the content and the collaborative nature as well as the diversity of attendees.”

Alex Delaney, Director, Emergency Management BC

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“Appreciated hearing from peers at the Interactive Roundtable conversations. I found them very interesting, good participation.”

Laura-Lea Berna, Director IT & CIO, BC Transit

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“Excellent. Very good mix of people at the Interactive Roundtable Discussions.”

Jerri Wilkins, Director, Government of British Columbia