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Lunch [clear filter]
Monday, February 10

12:00pm PST

Hosted Lunch & Fireside Chat
Enjoy a hosted lunch followed by an important conversation:
Visualizing Smarter Government for the Information Age, leveraging geospatial capacity to improve decision-making
A Fireside Chat with: 
  • Martin O’Malley, former Governor of Maryland and Mayor of Baltimore
  • Michael Wilkening, Special Advisor on Innovation and Digital Services to Governor Gavin Newsom
  • Amy Tong, Chief Information Officer (CIO), State of California
  • Sheila Steinberg, PhD, Brandman University, Prof. of Social and Environmental Science

Moderated by Terri Carbaugh, Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs, Brandman University
Sponsored by Brandman University
This special event will bring together the unique perspectives of three current and former State executives to discuss how geospatial governance, data and methods can be most effectively structured and leveraged to more effectively support integrated, data driven decisions in State and local government to support better decision-making.

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Terri M. Carbaugh

Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs, Brandman University
Terri M. Carbaugh is the Vice Chancellor of Public affairs for Brandman University, a member of the Chapman University System. Prior to joining Brandman, Terri led external relations for Long Beach State University and has extensive experience working in and around politics, media... Read More →

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Martin O’Malley

Former Governor
Martin O’Malley was the first of a new generation of smart city mayors — he literally wrote the book on Smart Government. In fact, “Smarter Government — how to govern for results in the Information Age,” was published in fall of 2019 by ESRI Press.Just two years after his... Read More →
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Amy Tong

Chief Information Officer (CIO), State of California
Amy Tong, State Chief Information Officer and CDT Director Amy Tong advises the Governor on the strategic management of the state's information technology resources and establishing and implementing state IT strategic plans, policies, standards and enterprise architecture while minimizing... Read More →
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Michael Wilkening

Special Advisor on Innovation and Digital Services, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
Michael Wilkening was appointed as Special Advisor on Innovation and Digital Services by Governor Gavin Newsom in April 2019. In this role, he is responsible for coordinating and shaping the Administration’s initiatives to improve the delivery of public services to Californians.Wilkening... Read More →
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Dr. Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg

Professor of GIS, Social and Environmental Sciences, Brandman University
Dr. Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg is Faculty Assembly President and Full Professor of  GIS, Social and Environmental Sciences at Brandman University, Irvine, CA. Steinberg is an accomplished author who has published a variety of books and edited volumes. Her most recent books is co-edited... Read More →

Monday February 10, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST
International Ballroom
Tuesday, February 11

12:00pm PST

Hosted Lunch & CGIA Update
  • 12:15 PM - Student Awards
  • 12:25 PM - Using Mapping and Data Storytelling to Engage Los Angeles
    L.A. Controller Ron Galperin is one of three citywide elected officials in Los Angeles. As the City's auditor and chief accounting officer, he has championed government transparency and the importance of modernization by introducing Open Data to the City of Los Angeles in 2013. During today's presentation, Controller Galperin will offer a close look at his map of publicly-owned properties and how it can be used to address the housing crisis and improve economic development.
    Controller Ron Galperin, City of Los Angeles
  • 12:45 PM - An-Min Wu, CGIA President – CGIA Update

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Steven Steinberg, Ph.D, MPA, GISP

GIO, Los Angeles County California

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Ron Galperin

Controller, City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin is the taxpayers’ watchdog at City Hall, making sure public dollars are spent efficiently and effectively. He is also the elected paymaster, auditor and chief accounting officer for the City of Los Angeles. Galperin oversees a team that conducts... Read More →
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An-Min Wu

CGIA Chair / Lecturer, California Geographic Information Association (CGIA) & University of Southern California
An-Min is a GIS educator, researcher, and field soil scientist that cares about environmental sustainability. As CGIA Chair, she is focused on advocacy work for members and the CA GIS community at large. An-Min teaches a variety of GIST courses (spatial analysis, spatial databases... Read More →

Tuesday February 11, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST
International Ballroom